KlarisIP, Testronic, ISE to Share Perspectives at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

Among the highlights of the Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit — a day-long conference looking at the transformative effect AI, blockchain, metadata, OTT and automated processes are having on Hollywood content — are a series of technology showcases, with industry experts covering... More

Google Cloud Touts Growing Importance of Machine Learning

NEW YORK — The increasing importance of machine learning (ML) across many industries was stressed at the Google Cloud OnBoard New York Big Data and Machine Learning Edition training event Feb. 21. “No matter which industry you’re working [in] or what you do as your daily... More

MovieLabs on the Importance of EIDR to the Future Media Supply Chain

Next year will mark the 10th anniversary of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system, which plays an important and relevant role in the future media supply chain, according to MovieLabs. “EIDR is an important component” of today’s movi... More

Nielsen Launches New Group Combining Gracenote’s ACR Tech with Ad Delivery Platform

Nielsen launched a new technology, product and commercial initiative as part of a deal combining its Gracenote division’s Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology with what it said is “the industry’s first cross-broadcaster, cross-distributor” ad delivery platform t... More

M&E Journal: The Progression of Digital Archives

By Robert Crotty, COO, 5th Kind - As filmmaking went digital, final picture—once the single deliverable—became supplemented by hard drives and archival tape of digital content created during production. These “digital content” deliverables ended up in boxes on shelves ... More

Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Marks 50th with ‘Industry 4.0’ Event

The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a full-day academic conference April 2 in Los Angeles, exploring the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and what’s needed to thrive in today’s new business landscape. Speakers at the event ... More

Hammerspace CEO to Spotlight Metadata at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

Among the highlights of the Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit — a day-long conference looking at the transformative effect AI, blockchain, metadata, OTT and automated processes are having on Hollywood content — are a series of technology showcases, with industry experts sharing ... More

Eurofins Digital Testing Unveils New GDPR Service

End-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services firm Eurofins Digital Testing has unveiled a new service that tests the overall level and device readiness for companies to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, which requ... More

M&E Journal: The Language Metadata Table (LMT): An Industrywide Effort to Collaborate

Mary Yurkovic will be among the presenters Feb. 27 at the Smart Hollywood Summit in Los Angeles. By Mary Yurkovic, Director, Smart Content Council, MESA - Pick a standard, any standard. For many organizations, sifting through numerous standards can certainly seem like a tri... More

Wikidata Founder, Google Ontologist: Data Doesn’t Equal Truth

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Wikidata founder and current Google ontologist Denny Vrandečić knows the power of information better than most. He also knows that you need to tread carefully with the value placed on information. “Every entry in Wikidata can make a statement,”... More