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Studio Security Experts Highlight Content Protection Summit Program

Studio security experts, the heads of the Trusted Partner Network, the top vendors in the entertainment sector, and keynoters with decades of security experience will all converge ... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Girls in Gaming, Snapchat Horror

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For the comedy series “People Just Do... More

Google, T-Mobile Execs Mull the State of Viewer Expectations

NEW YORK — Now that TV audiences are no longer stuck on their couches to watch television shows and can instead watch video content wherever they want, whenever they want and on ... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Prime Podcast-Based Series, Snapchat AR Shows

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • Turner has partnered with VR ad company... More

NAB Show New York 2018: IBM Aspera, Ooyala, Thinklogical Tout Latest Products, Strategies, Trends

NEW YORK — IBM Aspera, Ooyala and Thinklogical were among the many members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) that showcased their latest products, services an... More

Videocites: Tracking Videos, Wherever They Go

Video-based search is a powerful novel technology that enables a new set of tools for superior video discovery and management. That’s where Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) firm V... More

HITS Fall: ‘Molly’s Game’ Author Talks Managing Risk

LOS ANGELES — Molly Bloom, the afternoon keynote Oct. 4 during the Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event, didn’t take long to set the tone with her pre... More

HITS Fall: Ooyala, Gracenote, TiVo Have Metadata on Mind

On Oct. 4 at the Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event in Los Angeles, data experts from Ooyala, Gracenote and TiVo will give attendees a better understand... More

HITS Fall: Four CEOs to Highlight Blockchain, Machine Learning

CEOs from Mavatar, OTOY, Eluvio and Videocites will give attendees of the Oct. 4 Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event in Los Angeles new insights into how... More

IBC 2018: CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM Ready to Deliver Pay TV Services Globally

A partnership of major players in the CAM ecosystem, led by Irdeto, announced a productized CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM which is ready for certification. Initially formed in 2017 to suppor... More

IBC 2018: Avid Touts Milestone; NAGRA Marks Digital Cinema First

Content protection and multiscreen TV solutions firm NAGRA announced at the IBC Show that it has successfully used a combination of cloud technology and HEVC compression with myCin... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Nickelodeon VR Series, ‘Sharknado’ Goes AR

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • Nickelodeon has announced plans for a n... More

‘Molly’s Game’ Author to Talk Risk as HITS Fall Keynoter

Molly Bloom, author of the memoir “Molly’s Game” — in turn made into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin — will be a keynote speaker Oct. 4 during the Hollywood Innovat... More

RSG Media, LTI Announce Strategic Alliance

RSG Media has announced a new partnership with global technology consulting and digital solutions company Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), with LTI implementing and supporting RSG M... More

With OTT’s Audiovisual Localization Landscape, the New Silk Road is the Cloud

By Yota Georgakopoulou, senior director, research and international development, Deluxe - In June I spent a week in Shanghai as an invited speaker at the 2018 Sino-Foreign Audio... More

Irdeto: Dark Web Home to Stolen OTT Login Details

Piracy continues to be a significant problem for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, as well as consumers, around the world, according to an Irdeto Global Consumer Piracy Thre... More

IBM’s Andrews: Think Outside the Box with Blockchain

NEW YORK — These remain very early days for blockchain, but the opportunities that the technology presents for media and entertainment (M&E) and other companies are significant a... More

New Asset ID Standards the ‘UPC Code’ for Media

In early July, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) published new standards that bind Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) codes to ... More

Smart Content, Content Protection, Cloud Production Together July 24 in NYC

Nearly 400 members of the East Coast media and entertainment community are set to visit the Microsoft Conference Center July 24 for the second annual Media & Entertainment Day, att... More

MESA, MarkLogic Webinar to Examine Sony’s Smart Content Work

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and MarkLogic host the July 18 webinar “Smart Content Connecting the Data Behind the Hits with Sony Pictures,” Matt Turn... More