M&E Journal: Monetizing M&E Content with Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

By Erik Weaver, Director of Product Marketing, M&E Solutions, Data Center Systems, Western Digital Corporation - It doesn’t take a trained eye to recognize that the M&E industry is rapidly undergoing digital disruption. Compared to audiences 10 years ago, today’s consumers... More

NAB 2019: Making the Case for M&E as ‘Critical Infrastructure’

LAS VEGAS — Nearly 100,000 people attended this month’s NAB Show. And every single day, approximately the same number of people in places like Russia, Iran, China and elsewhere wake up and spend their days trying to infiltrate your networks, corrupt your data, and steal your ... More

Microsoft Data Scientist: ‘Common Dilemma’ Led to Creation of Azure Automated ML

NEW YORK — Automated machine learning (ML) is at the forefront of Microsoft’s push to make Azure ML an end-to-end solution for anyone who wants to build and train models that make predictions from data and then deploy them anywhere — in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edg... More

Analyst Doubts Disney Plus, Other New OTT Services Will Push Netflix

Netflix doesn’t have a whole lot to worry about when it comes to Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus and other new over-the-top (OTT) streaming video services, according to Macquarie Research analyst Tim Nollen. “We don’t think Disney Plus and other OTT services coming will hurt ... More

NAB 2019: Moving Editing Workflows to the Cloud Offers Many Advantages, Azure’s Sloss Says

LAS VEGAS – As the scale and volume of video content continues to grow, it’s becoming increasingly advantageous for editors to move their workflows to the cloud, and ongoing concerns over security in the cloud tend to be misplaced, according to Joel Sloss, senior lead for med... More

M&E Journal: Intelligence vs. Wisdom: Choose Wisely to Transform Business Operations

By T Shobhana, VP Global Head Marketing and Communications, Prime Focus Technologies - Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are seeping into our lives every day, affecting the way we live and impacting the choices we make. Right from driverless cars to voice-powered smart ... More

NAB 2019: MSI Touts New Watermarking Solution

LAS VEGAS — James Whitebread, CTO for MarcoPolo Learning, a children’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) educational media company, was faced with a dilemma: how to protect the hundreds and hundreds of short-form clips the company offers, without breakin... More

NAB 2019: GrayMeta Turned Attendees’ Eyes to Iris, Curio Solutions

LAS VEGAS — GrayMeta used NAB to tout its latest Iris and Curio solutions, including Iris Cloud and a GrayMeta Curio extension for Adobe Creative Cloud. “Our main focus at the show was Iris Media Solutions, including our Iris server products and our new product, Iris Cloud... More

NAB 2019: TiVo Eyes ATSC 3.0; Deluxe One: Automation Made Easy

LAS VEGAS — ATSC 3.0, the next-gen, over-the-air digital broadcast standard, is still in its early days. But already TiVo is looking at how to give owners of its hardware access to all the features ATSC 3.0 offers, without having to start over. “It may be early in ATSC 3.0... More

M&E Journal: Challenges and Opportunities Abound in the World of OTT

By Chris Tribbey, Editorial Director, MESA - A decade ago, DVD was the undisputed king, with household penetration for players hovering near 90%, and absolutely every corner of the entertainment industry shuffling out discs to meet demand. Instructional yoga, a college footbal... More