Metadata

Dolby Exec: Metadata Can Help Overcome Today’s TV Audio Challenges (SCN)

Metadata can be used to provide more consistent audio quality for video content amid the growing shift away from linear TV viewing on televisions to the viewing of TV content acros... More

TiVo Brings Powerful Music Metadata to BuzzAngle Music (MESA)

TiVo announced that BuzzAngle Music, a leading innovator in music consumption analytics, has licensed Music Metadata from TiVo. The combination of data analytics from BuzzAngle Mus... More

Appeals Court Grapples With Digital Files, and the Business of Selling ‘Used’ Songs (Billboard)

Every now and then, a technology comes along that is disruptive, legally provocative and has the entertainment industry screaming and kicking and foretelling of impending doom. A m... More

Now Alexa Can Change the Channel for You, Too (The Drum)

Amazon has announced Alexa features for Fire TV that allow users to control their viewing experience with their voices. In other words, US consumers will be able to pair any Fire T... More

Metadata Management in Big Data Environment (V2 Solutions Blog)

Metadata about every digital asset listed on multiple digital platforms must be extracted and stored in a global repository from which data can be extracted regularly and can be an... More

GrayMeta Unlocks Hidden Value Stored in Digital Assets with Cognitive Services (SCN)

GrayMeta developers found it very easy to integrate the Cognitive Services APIs into the GrayMeta Platform. While it took a few months to build the programmatic infrastructure to m... More

6 Ways Business Intelligence is Going to Change in 2017 (Dataconomy)

Data-driven businesses are five times more likely to make faster decisions than their market peers, and twice as likely to land in the top quartile of financial performance within ... More

Blockchain Could Completely Transform the Music Industry (VentureBeat)

Licensing and rights management- Digital rights expression is one of the biggest problems the music industry is tackling presently. It’s extremely difficult to clearly define whi... More

Comcast Buys Video-Metadata Startup Watchwith (Variety)

Comcast has acquired Watchwith, a startup that has built a “deep metadata” video platform that tracks info down to the scene level. “We built Watchwith so TV programmers and ... More

Culture Clash: When the Developer Meets the Analytics Manager (CMS Wire)

The deployment of open sources tools and programming are exposing analytics practitioners to more developers. Not surprisingly, these two professionals are still often viewed colle... More

Prime Focus Technologies CEO on the Top Technologies Shaping Media, Entertainment in 2017 (CXO Today)

Ramki Sankaranarayanan, Prime Focus Technologies: Metadata: The Key to Content Discoverability - "The digital space is today crammed with millions of videos. Metadata has therefore... More

Email in 2017: Harnessing the Power of Data and Creativity (DMB)

In today’s age of the Experience Business, the brands that will be successful are focused on anticipating customers’ needs with personalized experiences and constantly raising ... More

Nielsen to Buy Gracenote Metadata Unit for $560 Million (Variety)

Nielsen has reached an agreement to acquire Tribune Media’s Gracenote digital and data business operations for $560 million in cash, the companies announced Tuesday. Gracenote su... More

7 Ways CMOs Can Build Value in a Digitally Exponential World (CMS Wire)

Wilson Raj, SAS: Get Artificially Intelligent- Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for decades, but has seen a resurgence as data size and diversity continue to grow. Dat... More

Three Reasons to Appreciate Spotify’s Latest Data-Driven Ad Campaign (Econsultancy)

Hyper-localised: As well as talking about global and political events, the campaign is also super personal. It draws on data to pick out the (often questionable) music listening h... More

Cloud Metadata is Making Waves with Business Intelligence (SmartData Collective)

Over the past year, the cloud computing industry has reached an inflection point. Cloud providers used to focus on delivering state-of-the-art IT services. However, demand for thei... More

IBM Adds Watson’s AI Capabilities to its Cloud Video Platform, Heralds Advent of ‘Programmatic Metadata’ (Videonet)

When IBM began constructing its Cloud Video portfolio earlier this year through the acquisitions of Clearleap and Ustream, it was always envisaged that at some stage, its Watson AI... More

Spotify Partners with Ticketmaster for Ticket Listing Integration (IQ)

In a surprise move, Spotify has announced it has partnered with Ticketmaster to integrate the latter’s ticket listings into artist pages, emails and its recommended concerts feat... More

Spotify Serves Its First Vertical Video Ads in New ‘Branded Moments’ (AdAge)

Spotify is serving its first vertical video ads through a new "branded moments" offering that gives people 30 minutes of commercial-free listening music afterward. The streaming mu... More

Spotify is Perfecting the Art of the Playlist (Bloomberg)

Spotify and Apple are divided on how to make finding music easier. Apple Music relies heavily on human curators to pick songs. Spotify has those, too, but it’s more focused on al... More