NBCUniversal Exec Prediction: OpenAP to Remain Necessary

NEW YORK — The OpenAP audience-targeting media consortium will continue to be relevant even five years down the road for the still relatively nascent advanced advertising market, according to Denise Colella, SVP of advanced advertising products and strategy at NBCUniversal. ... More

WD Touts Rugged ArmorATD, My Passport Go

NEW YORK – Western Digital (WD) used Pepcom’s product showcase for media June 20 to showcase its latest products, with standouts including two of its most rugged current offerings: The My Passport Go solid-state drive (SSD) and G-Technology-branded ArmorATD portable hard driv... More

Nuxeo: Content Services Platform Done Differently

The last year has been a great one for Nuxeo and its cloud-native Content Services Platform. Along with growing faster than any of its competitors and its market, the New York-based company earned several industry accolades, and once again found itself on best-of lists for places... More

AI, Content Protection, Metadata: M&E Day Returns to NYC July 25

Employing artificial intelligence and machine learning. Managing major productions in the cloud. Constant content protection and cybersecurity challenges. The effective use of metadata to better connect with consumers. Experts from all corners of the media and entertainment (... More

M&E Journal: How ‘Local’ Is Leading the Way Toward a Global, New World in Post Production

By Marcy Gilbert, Founder, CEO, International Digital Centre - Today’s streaming platforms, with worldwide volume and connections, realize that the process of adapting source material to foreign, special needs, or specific target audiences, is essential. M&E companies now ha... More

BTI Studios Debuts Burbank Facility

BURBANK, Calif. — On the eve of its 25th anniversary, localization services provider BTI Studios couldn’t have picked a better location to open its 25th facility. Located directly across from Warner Bros., down the road from Disney, and just over the Los Angeles River from... More

Adobe CEO: More Sensei AI Opportunities on the Horizon

Adobe continues to see increased applications for its Adobe Sensei artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform and expects the strong overall momentum it saw across its business in the first half of this fiscal year to continue in the back half of 2019, accord... More

Gracenote Adds Video Popularity Score to Advanced Discovery Metadata Offerings

Gracenote has introduced a video metadata offering it said June 19 was designed to help customers find the most popular movie and TV content. Gracenote Video Popularity Score, the latest offering in the Nielsen division’s Advanced Discovery suite of metadata products, allows... More

12th Annual Media Excellence Awards Accepting Submissions

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is partnering once again with the Media Excellence Awards (MEA), which is now accepting nominees for its 12th annual awards event. Dubbed the “Oscars of Mobile,” the MEAs honors leaders and innovation in mobile technolog... More

Technicolor Exec: ‘We’re Still in a Crawl Phase’ with Extended Reality

NEW YORK — It’s still just the early days for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other forms of extended reality (XR), and funding remains challenging as applications continue to evolve, according to Marcie Jastrow, SVP of immersive media at Technicolor and head... More