Exclusives

Irdeto: Adapting to Changing Content Security Needs

Founded in 1969, Netherlands-based security firm Irdeto is coming up on its 50th anniversary, and the company’s longevity can be tied to adapting to the changing needs of its cli... More

M&E Journal: Opportunities for Linear Television Using Data Science

By Sebastian Souyris, VP Data Science, RSG Media - You might be asking yourself, what is data science? In recent years, data science has become rather trendy and can mean many ... More

Avid CFO: Company’s Long ‘Transformation’ Completed on Time

Avid Technology recently completed the “transformation” of its business that started four years ago and the company is now well-positioned for future growth, according to CFO B... More

Microsoft Senior Engineer: Azure’s Custom Decision Service Going Strong

NEW YORK — There’s been “very strong results” initially for Microsoft Azure’s Custom Decision Service (CDS), according to Markus Cozowicz, Microsoft senior research softw... More

Ooyala’s Petro, Publishing Execs Stress Importance of Metadata

NEW YORK – Metadata plays an important role in the lifecycle of media and entertainment content, but companies continue to face challenges in being able to use it properly and ac... More

M&E Journal: Engagement Across a New Generation of Marketers and Audiences

By Hank Frecon, CEO, Source Digital - One of the biggest takeaways from CES 2017 for us was the importance of the “consumer experience.” Attendees and exhibitors alike were... More

Is Your Licensing Growth Strategy Better Than ‘Harry Potter’s’?

By Natasha Carter, global marketing manager, Vistex – I recently watched a webinar put on by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) on “Ref... More

Cisco Execs: AR and VR are Changing Retail

NEW YORK -- Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are already being used by retailers to enhance customer experience and those dealers that aren’t taking advantage of t... More

IBM Report: CEOs Across Industries Expect Cognitive Computing to Play Key Role

CEOs across multiple industries expect that cognitive computing will play a major role in their companies’ futures, according to the findings of a new IBM study. Seventy-three pe... More

M&E Journal: The Rise Of Digital Pipeline Tools

By Weyron Henriques and Chris Reynolds, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group - It’s not news that VFX and post-production processes have become increasingly complex due to the... More

M&E Journal: Q&A: Entertainment Localization Technologies

By Scott Rose, CTO, SDI Media Group - From the outside looking in, the tasks for localizing premium content (series and movies) are fairly simple. For subtitling, you translate... More

Okta CEO: Company’s in ‘Early Innings of a Significant Market Opportunity’

Okta got off to a strong start for its fiscal year in the first quarter (ended April 30), seeing revenue growth and solid demand for its secure identity management services, accord... More

HITS: Spring 2017: MarkLogic, Avanade, SAS Tout Importance of Data Integration, Personalization

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Data integration and personalization are important tools for content users, especially as over-the-top (OTT) services continue to gain in popularity, but... More

HITS: Spring 2017: MediaSilo, Expert System, Rogers Media, Sony DADC Tout Ways to Improve Workflows

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Screener web sites have become a staple in Hollywood, but – all too often – TV show and movie reviewers who use these sites have an absolutely misera... More

HITS: Spring 2017: TiVo, AWS, IBM Tout Benefits of AI, Machine Learning

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Content distribution used to be very simple, according to Scott Maddux, VP of business development for TiVo: create programming, broadcast it over the ai... More

HITS: Spring 2017: MarkLogic, Avanade Execs to Put Focus on Metadata, Smart Content

The CTO of MarkLogic and the technology innovation lead for Avanade will be among those tackling the role data is playing today in making content smarter, at HITS: Spring 2017, bei... More

M&E Journal: Getting Users to Give a Damn About the DAM

Alan J. Porter, OpenText - Wasn’t it a movie that famously coined the phrase “Build it and they will come?” It’s a sentiment that may work as wish fulfillment, but unfo... More

NAB 2017: Security, QC Experts Tout Importance of Risk Management Strategies for Content Companies

LAS VEGAS — It’s in the best interest of content creators to develop risk management strategies that make sense for their individual businesses and that are line with their obj... More

NAB 2017: 5th Kind Touts Aspera Integration; Crawford Sees Metadata Blossom

LAS VEGAS — 5th Kind CEO Stephen Cronan was all smiles at the Aspera booth at the NAB Show. In addition to a completely revamped web site, the Culver City, Calif.-based compan... More

M&E Journal: Audio Description: Television’s Talking Book

Veronika Hyks, BTI Studios - Audio description (AD) was once a concept known by very few in the TV and film industries, and practiced by even fewer. Today it is, if not the nor... More