IBM Gives a Boost to Cloud-Native Capabilities

IBM has announced that its IBM Cloud Private application platform will now be made available to run on the company's enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS), enabling CMS customers to extend capabilities and increase security in the cloud. The new is solution based on Kubernetes ... More

WD Touts Latest SSDs, My Book Hard Drive

NEW YORK – Western Digital (WD) used Pepcom’s new product showcase for media June 21 to spotlight the latest solid-state drives (SSDs) across its SanDisk, WD Black and WD My Passport brands, as well as its newest WD My Book hard drive. The rugged SanDisk Extreme Portable S... More

Video AI, Data Topics Highlight Smart Content Summit East

Among the focus areas of the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York is Smart Content Summit East, a track that will see media and entertainment experts tackle everything from the use of artificial intelligence in video content to the ... More

AT&T CEO: Demand for Premium Video, Broadband to Increase with 5G’s Arrival

Consumer demand for premium video content and broadband will continue to grow significantly, especially with the arrival of 5G, according to AT&T CEO and chairman Randall Stephenson. “We don’t know exactly what [AT&T is] going to look like five years from now,” he said Jun... More

NAGRA Pay TV Study: More Diverse Video Products an Industry Priority

Diversifying consumer video offerings, better leveraging consumer data, combating streaming piracy, and more infrastructure investments are among the pay TV challenges weighing on the minds of industry executives, according to a new study from content protection and multiscreen t... More

Google Exec: Pure Cloud-Native Solution Helps Mitigate Security Risks

A “pure-cloud native” data storage solution can help mitigate the many security risks that companies increasingly face today, according to Reena Nadkarni, head of product management for security & G Suite at Google Cloud. There are “many different reasons” why a growin... More

Google Exec: Companies Must ‘Reimagine Work’ to Remain Competitive

Technology is changing rapidly now and companies must “reimagine work” within their organizations to remain competitive and thrive, according to Prabhahakar Raghavan, VP of apps at Google Cloud. “We’re in a world where only the swift can survive,” he said during the ... More

M&E Journal: Get Ready for EIDR 3.0

By Will Kreth, Executive Director, Entertainment ID Registry - Since its first release in 2010, the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) — a widely adopted industry standard universal identifier registry, supporting the full range of asset types and relationships between assets... More

Adobe’s Editing App ‘Project Rush’ Syncs All Projects to the Cloud

At the VidCon conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 19, Adobe introduced Project Rush, a new app that it said automatically syncs all of one’s digital workflows to the cloud, enabling them to be used anywhere, on any device. Project Rush is “the first all-in-one, cross-devic... More

IDC: Global AR, VR Shipments Declined in Q1, But are Expected to Grow This Year

Global shipments of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets tumbled 30.5% in the first quarter of 2018, but are still expected to grow for 2018, the International Data Corporation (IDC)  said June 19. Total AR and VR headsets fell to 1.2 million units in Q1, ... More