M&E Journal: Embracing Open-Source Through Automation

By Patrick Baca, CTO, Entertainment Partners - Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it had partnered with the Linux Foundation to launch the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF). In its mission statement, the ASWF states that it is dedicated t... More

NAB 2019: MPAA, NAB Execs Highlight Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit Program

Among the collection of experts on hand April 7 in Las Vegas for the second-annual Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit at the Westgate Hotel will be the director of content security for the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), and the CTO of the National Associ... More

NAB 2019: ZOO to Launch Cloud-Based ZOOstudio Ecosystem

ZOO is continuing its mission to revolutionize entertainment localization services with the launch of our cloud-based ZOOstudio ecosystem at NAB Show 2019. The innovative service ecosystem aims to simplify localization for content owners; increase vendor collaboration and reduce ... More

NAB 2019: New Workflow Offerings on Hand From MESA Members

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey – This is the first of three stories previewing some of the workflow solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) representing the post-production solutions sp... More

M&E Journal: The Future is Now: Asset ID and Tracking with New SMPTE Standards

By Harold Geller, Executive Director, Ad-ID - In a world where content is king, tracking is critical. But the standards by which we identify leading advertising content have languished and long left advertisers with an overly burdensome process of acknowledging ROI potential, ... More

M&E Journal: Identify and Automate: How the Entertainment Industry Can Monetize EIDR Universal Content Identifiers

Will Kreth, Executive Director, Entertainment ID Registry - “If you can’t identify it, you can’t operationalize or measure it. If you can’t measure it, you can’t monetize it.” These words by Clyde Smith, SVP of advanced technology at Fox Network Engineering and Ope... More

NAB 2019: MESA Members to Spotlight Connected TV, OTT

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey - Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be bringing connected TV, OTT and application solutions to Las Vegas next month for the 2019 NAB Show. Here’s a quick look at what companies like Applicaster, Amazon ... More

SAS to Dedicate $1B to AI Endeavors

Analytics solutions firm SAS has announced it will invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence solutions — covering software, education, expert services and more — over the next three years. The planned investment will cover research and development innovation, education ... More

Adobe CEO: We’re Targeting an ‘$100B Addressable Market’

Adobe got off to a strong start this year and continues to see a lot of opportunities across its Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud businesses, according to Shantanu Narayen, the company’s CEO and president. “We're investing in all three” of those core b... More

Microsoft Exec: AI’s Become Crucial for Sales Departments

Artificial intelligence (AI) is “gaining traction” and can be a “game changer for sales” in particular, according to Corrie Hoogstra, worldwide sales leader for sales automation at Microsoft. AI “will be super crucial to your organization in the coming years,” so i... More