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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

Smart Hollywood Summit: Navigating the New Frontier of Smart Rights

As the plethora of rights management and sales solutions proliferate through the media and entertainment sector, content creators must balance their need to analyze and control the... More

5G Update: Infosys Launches 5G Living Labs; 5G to Account for 15% of Connections by 2025, GSMA Says

Infosys established 5G Living Labs in five locations around the world that it said will allow the company to provide new offerings helping enterprises “imagine and create new ec... More

Nordic Entertainment Group Shares EIDR Success Story

Leading Nordic media company Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) just a few years ago was running into a problem. Growing fast and expanding the business across several regions, t... More

Digital Media Consultant: Avoid Silo Mentality With EIDR Implementation

Although the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system is now widely accepted as the industry standard in many technical specifications and workflows... More

Studios, Vendors to Tackle Everything EIDR at Jan. 30 Participant Meeting

Studio executives, experts from the Hollywood vendor community and OTT providers will all be on hand Jan. 30 in Playa Vista, Calif. for the annual Participant Meeting of the Entert... More

CES 2019: Comcast Technology Solutions Talks Direct to Consumer; Wipro Eyes ATSC 3.0

LAS VEGAS — CES 2019 came to a close with some 180,000 attendees checking out the latest tech innovations from more than 4,500 exhibitors, and keynotes from AT&T Communications,... More

CES 2019: CTA Sees Major U.S. 8K TV Push

LAS VEGAS -- The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) expects U.S. 8K TV unit shipments to total only about 200,000 in 2019, but will steadily grow over the next three years and r... More

CES 2019: Ooyala to Host ‘Business of Video’ Event

Before the show floor even opens for CES 2019, MESA president Guy Finley, Needham & Company’s Laura Martin, and Ooyala’s founder and CTO Belsasar Lepe and CEO Jonathan Hube... More

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