Smart Screen Connections

IBC 2018: GrayMeta Bows AI-Powered Plugin for Adobe; Video Gorillas Debuts Frame Compare Solution

Aiming to help both content creators and editors become more efficient with their workflows, metadata specialist GrayMeta used the IBC Show to announce a new plugin for Adobe Premi... More

IBC 2018: Sony Launches Intelligent Media Services; Avid Bows Next-Gen Maestro Engine

Sony used the IBC Show to launch Intelligent Media Services and tout other new solutions that it said will enable media companies to capture, edit and share content in 4K Ultra Hig... More

IBC 2018: Irdeto, Sony, Comcast Technology Offer Up Solutions

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be bringing new solutions to Amsterdam this month for the IBC Show, which brings together the industr... More

M&E Journal: Data’s Ability to Create an Intelligent Workplace Makes It as Valuable as Oil

By Karl Redenbach, Co-Founder and CEO, LiveTiles - The rise of AI will finally free humans from the mundane tasks they have longed to leave behind (and that are holding business... More

Pixelogic Opens Digital Cinema, Audio Mixing Theaters in L.A.

Localization and distribution services provider Pixelogic has opened new post content review and audio mixing theaters within its Burbank, Calif. facility, including theaters capab... More

Gracenote: New Mobile Video Analytics Solution Provides ‘Deep Insights’ into Viewer Engagement

Gracenote introduced a new Mobile Video Analytics solution Aug. 16 that “offers deep insights into how mobile streaming video performance impacts subscriber engagement and retent... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Premiere League on Snapchat, Nat Geo Trivia

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • Manchester United Football Club TV, the... More

Save the Date Oct. 4: HITS Fall is Going to Be ‘EPIC’

The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Society (HITS) will be “EPIC” this fall, thanks to a full morning of keynotes, panels and use-case presentations about Entertainment Produ... More

New Knowledge CEO: AI, Machine Learning Can Be Used to Combat Manipulative Campaigns

As we continue to hear how the Russian government and its troll armies used paid advertisements and viral propaganda to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, media and ... More

MicroStrategy Exec: Harnessing the Power of Data is the Key to Digital Transformation

Ninety percent of enterprise organizations say that data and analytics are important to their digital transformation efforts – and that means your organization must now leverage ... More

NeuLion Execs: Using Consumer ‘Watch Data’ Can Grow Your OTT Service

NEW YORK – Real-time “watch data” providing sharp insights and fast intelligence enables over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service providers to identify, manage and analyze ... More

Ooyala Exec: All Media Companies Would Benefit from a Connected Supply Chain

NEW YORK — As the content arms race escalates, there is tremendous value in investments that create and connect horizontal platforms and such an approach to managing the content ... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Disney Channel Live Trivia, Storytelling Yarns

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • Disney Channel July 16 launched a new l... More

MarkLogic, Sony Share Data Gains

As long as there’s been entertainment, one thing has always been true, according to Matt Turner, CTO of media and manufacturing for MarkLogic: “The focus is on the content, mak... More

EIDR, CIMM to Talk New ID Standard During M&E Day Panel

When the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) published new standards earlier this month around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (E... More

Fighting Illegal Sports Streams a Content Protection Summit Highlight

The July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York will include the Content Protection Summit East program, featuring media and entertainment ... More

Dish Introduces Google Assistant Integration Across Several Devices

Dish Network has integrated Google Assistant into its Hopper, Hopper Duo, Joey and Wally TV set-top boxes, boosting the number of devices now available that feature Google’s voic... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: ‘Westworld’ Maze, World Cup Madness

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • During the World Cup, German broadcaste... 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 ... More

Adobe CEO: Magento Purchase Expands Market Opportunity

Adobe’s recent $1.68 billion purchase of e-commerce company Magento stands to give Adobe a boost on multiple fronts, starting with the ability to “seamlessly integrate” comme... More