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Veritone: Combining Apps with Cognitive Computing to Transform Unstructured Data

Costa Mesa, Calif.—based Veritone may only be a few years old but it’s already garnered some of the biggest names in the business, coming to it for its proprietary platform, on... More

Returning to ‘Business-as-Usual’ After a Digital Leak

By Peter Worrall, marketing and research director, Fortium Technologies - A recent spate of high profile hacks of digital film and television content has focused attention on th... More

M&E Journal: TV Networks’ Rush to the Web May Be Fruitless Without Aggregation

By Bill Mobley, CEO, FreeCast - The consumer migration from cable and satellite TV to web-based video providers continues, with no sign of slowing down. Now more than ever, the... More

SDI Media Names Simms CIO

Content services provider SDI Media has added former Condé Nast International CTO Natalie Simms as its new CIO, giving the long-time industry vet oversight of SDI’s global IT fu... More

M&E Journal: Blockchain and the Hollywood Supply Chain

By Steve Wong and Björn Obermeier, DXC Technology - Hollywood movie studios, record labels, publishers and broadcast networks have traditionally served as the guardians of inte... More

M&E Journal: Put Your Film Data Into Focus With ‘Smart Production’

By Jukka Paajanen, Regional Technology Innovation Lead, Avanade - Imagine filming a movie. There is a vast array of details that reveal the “who, what, when, where and how”... More

Bot Applications Stretch Beyond Media and Entertainment

Dale Linemann, program manager for Microsoft has been working hands on with media and entertainment partners on bot technology for a while, addressing issues in their usage in ever... More

Human Element: Going Beyond the Role of ‘Vendor’ for Creative Services

For nearly 15 years, Los-Angeles-based Human Element has handled most everything a media production requires, from VFX and motion graphics, to audio mixing and color correction. ... More

Dish Integrates TiVo Metadata Across Its Product Platforms

Dish Network has integrated TiVo’s metadata products across Dish’s platforms, including its DVR, linear TV and video on demand, the companies announced July 31. The migratio... More

ZoneTV CEO: AI-Based TV Service Solves Major Industry Challenges

NEW YORK – A new linear pay TV service on tap from content provider ZoneTV promises to make use of artificial intelligence (AI) in a unique way, one that could serve as a templat... More

Avid Technology: Helping Content Companies Tell Stories

From its start as the first digital nonlinear editing system in the late 1980s to its work with every major studio and the world’s top broadcasters today, Avid has seen its techn... More

Ooyala to Share AI, Metadata Insights at MESA’s Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day

Execs from online video tech company Ooyala will be on hand July 25 at the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue ... More

All Things Metadata Discussed July 25 at Metadata Madness East

The benefits of asset management for content, automation of workflows, data integration across business units, and the latest in consumer analytics will all be discussed July 25 at... More

Is Premium VOD the Death of the Movie Theater? Not so Fast …

By Natasha Carter, Vistex - Digital is king. OTT is the way to go. Mobile is the future! That’s what everyone is saying at least. If that’s true, does this mean the theater-... More

M&E Journal: Tackling Data to Create Smart Production

By Matt Turner, CTO Media & Entertainment, MarkLogic Corporation - Not taking advantage of the data around content has never had bigger consequences for media organizations.... More

Salesforce CEO Touts Significance of AI at Tokyo Event

The significance of artificial intelligence (AI) to Salesforce and multiple business sectors continues to grow, according to company CEO Marc Benioff. “The opportunity for ar... More

Salesforce Touts New Einstein Platform Services at AI Conference

NEW YORK — Salesforce unveiled new Einstein Platform Services that it said at the second annual O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference June 28 will enable developers ... More

Salesforce’s Social Studio Joins YouTube Measurement Program

Social Studio, Salesforce’s social media measurement service, has been certified as a launch partner for YouTube’s Measurement Program, a new service that looks to verify the Y... More

Sony Preps ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ VR Experience

Ahead of the July 7 theatrical release of “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the virtual reality arm of Sony Pictures is debuting a VR experience for the film, putting VR fans in the sh... More

Avanade Study: Intelligent Automation a Must for Businesses

More than 30% of companies are already using some type of intelligent automation today, and to help jumpstart productivity and innovate, every business should be adding intelligent... More