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IBC 2019: MESA Members to Showcase Smart Screen Solutions

From platforms that allow media and entertainment companies to get content to every screen, to suites of entertainment data and analytics products that informs video stakeholders o... More

RSG Media: M&E Can Pioneer a New Era of Disruption

The first supercomputers came around in the 1950s, with the purpose of forecasting the weather. A decade later, supercomputers we’re being used for the first of nearly 60 mission... More

EIDR: Technology is Helping, Hindering Workflow in Production

As the media and entertainment industry continues its digital transformation, technology is, in some ways, both helping and hindering workflow in production. What can only help ... More

MarkLogic, RSG Media, BTI Studios Bring Smart Content Know-How to July 25 M&E Day

MarkLogic’s chief strategy officer, the chief product officer for RSG Media, BTI Studios’ chief revenue officer and more will be on hand at the July 25 Media & Entertainment Da... More

NBC Counter-Terrorism Analyst Among July 25 M&E Day Keynote Presenters

NBC’s go-to counter-terrorism analyst and the founder and CEO of personal safety organization Stiletto Agency have been revealed as the Content Protection Summit East keynote spe... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: ‘Walking Dead’ VR, Interactive ‘Stranger Things’

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. (more…)... More

Hello Iconic: Engineering the Next Generation of Product Solutions

For Alejandro Corpeño and Jorge García, the road to success hasn’t been a simple one. The co-founders of Los Angeles-based consumer digital products company, Hello Iconic, s... 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-base... More

TV Makers, Retailer at CE Week: All Signs Promising for 8K Success

NEW YORK – 8K Ultra High-Def (UHD) isn’t just a story about improved resolution and all signs seem to be promising that 8K TVs will be embraced by consumers and content creator... More

HITS Spring: Experts Talk Quantum Computing, Deep Fakes

During the May 23 HITS Spring session “Quantum Computing and the Future of Entertainment & Content Security,” Mark Jackson, scientific lead of business development at Cambridge... More

Technicolor Execs Discuss Ultra-Broadband, DOCSIS 3.1 Adoption Trends

Demand is heating up for a wide array of content services in emerging economies around the world. This is driving network service providers (NSPs) to offer customers a next-generat... More

Videocites Launches Re-Streaming Detection Service

AI-based content protection and management services firm Videocites is launching a new service that automatically tracks illegally shared streaming video on social media platforms,... More

EIDR Joins Forces with DDEX to Streamline Metadata Standards

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) and Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) are teaming up for the first time as part of an initiative that’s designed to streamline metadata st... More

NAB 2019: CDSA Details Guidelines to Secure Film, TV Productions

LAS VEGAS — The first content and cybersecurity guidelines for protecting film and television productions against cyber and physical theft were recently released by the Content D... More

NAB 2019: Gracenote Digs Deep into Metadata

LAS VEGAS — Kamran Lotfi, director of product, search and discovery, for Gracenote, spends a lot of time thinking about how metadata can make content — and the user experience ... 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 t... More

NAB 2019: Akamai Study Details Credential Abuse; Has 8K Arrived?

LAS VEGAS — Content delivery network specialist Akamai kicked off the NAB Show with a new report detailing wide-ranging credential abuses against online video and music streaming... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: SAP and NBA Team Up; CNN Debuts an AR App

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. (more…)... More

NAB 2019: Take the Digital Asset Management (DAM) Tours

Each year at the NAB Show, the Smart Content arm of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brings attendees together for a Las Vegas Convention Center floor tour of the... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How to Avoid Fatal OTT Mistakes

Negative user comments about over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services are rampant online and can be hard to recover from, but there are several critical considerations and steps... More