Smart Screen Connections

NAGRA: The Challenge of Securing Android TV Long Term

NAGRA has released a new white paper — “Securing Android TV in Pay TV Operations” — that tackles how to best secure a combined broadcast-OTT Android-based set-top box solut... 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 ac... 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... More

Disney Streaming Services Looks to CDNs to Help Lock Down Content

LAS VEGAS — With consumer demand for streaming content at an all-time high, and delivering that content globally, while also maintaining strong access controls, is proving to be ... More

Infosys’ London Innovation Studio to Delve Into AI, VR

Next-gen digital services and consulting Infosys has opened a new Experience Design & Innovation Studio in the Shoreditch district of London, offering a space for its employees... More

E3 2019: Microsoft’s Next Game Console to Support 8K, Feature Next-Gen SSD

Microsoft’s next video game console, code-named “Project Scarlett,” will support 8K Ultra High-Def (UHD) video playback resolution and feature a “new-generation” solid st... More

HITS Spring: MarkLogic, Sony Tout Benefits of Leveraging Curated Descriptive Metadata

Curated descriptive metadata can yield significant competitive business value for a media and entertainment company, according to MarkLogic and Sony. “We’re here to talk abo... More

HITS Spring: 5th Kind to Tackle ‘Metadata Endgame’

At the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Steve Cronan, CEO of 5th Kind, will show attendees how they can make the most of everything they hav... More

M&E Journal: Transforming Pay TV for Long-Term Success

By Simon Trudelle, Senior Product Marketing Director, NAGRA - The global pay TV industry is going through a significant transformation. From evolving consumer demand and rising ... More

Dolby’s Bullish on New Netflix High-Quality Audio Feature, Transition to ATSC 3.0

Dolby is upbeat about the new high-quality audio feature that Netflix announced May 1 for its streaming video customers and the ongoing transition to the new Advanced Television Sy... More

EY Launches Tech-Driven Wavespace Center

Ernst & Young (EY) has launched a new, immersive innovation experience in Atlanta, one geared toward helping companies transform their digital businesses, via design-based thinking... 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 Rese... 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 ... 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 ... More

HITS Spring Returns to L.A. May 23, with ‘Tech Takes Talent’ Theme

Hollywood’s technology community is in a seismic state of change. New tech giant arrivals are filling their local talent pools while traditional studios are transforming and retr... More

NAB 2019: Qumulo’s Hybrid Storage Platform; ThinkAnalytics Focused on Data, Information Science; Teradici Shows PCoIP Protocol Enhancements

LAS VEGAS — Qumulo used NAB to introduce a new hybrid storage platform that it said delivers significant increases in read performance and storage density over previous offerings... More

NAB 2019: MESA Members to Tout Post-Production Solutions

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey – This is the second of two stories previewing some of the post-production solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. M... More

LiveTiles CEO: AI Can Eliminate the ‘Boring’ Tasks

NEW YORK — Artificial intelligence (AI) presents many opportunities to companies across a wide range of industries willing to embrace it, but the technology must be implemented c... 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 autom... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The OTT Battle Has Just Begun

The battle for over-the-top (OTT) video engagement has only just begun and opportunities are abundant, but so are the challenges, according to industry experts. Companies contin... More