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Dolby CEO: Promising Early Signs for Atmos Music

There are promising early signs for Dolby Atmos Music and Dolby sees opportunities for the immersive music experience to expand the company’s technology further on a growing numb... More

10th Annual CPS Addresses Evolution of Community in Security

Producing content in a secure environment — and protecting that content in an evolving media distribution ecosystem — requires a level of trust in today’s Hollywood. Transpar... More

Applicaster: Avoid ‘Vender Lock’ With Your D2C Apps

There are various benefits to media companies using Applicaster’s Zapp app management platform to develop and manage direct-to-consumer apps for mobile devices and connected TVs ... More

HITS Fall: AI-Based Analytics Can Give Content Owners Productivity Boost, Cinelytic Says

Content owners today are looking for every edge they can find to improve productivity, and real-time analytics driven by artificial intelligence (AI) made available in a cloud-base... More

HITS Fall: Keynoter Sees Hollywood Infrastructure Issues

LOS ANGELES — This industrywide shift from standard definition to high definition remains one of the biggest, crucial changes the media and entertainment sector has undergone, ac... More

HITS Fall: Variety Business Intelligence, MarkLogic to Tackle Data Licensing, Governance

A highlight of the multi-track “Morning Innovation and Technology Showcases” Oct. 3 at the HITS Fall event will be the presentations around data and governance in the industry,... More

‘Tech Takes Talent’ Returns to the Hollywood Innovation and Technology Summit Oct. 3 in L.A.

There are new hurdles around every corner for Hollywood’s technology community today, from fulfilling the promise of direct-to-consumer, to making good on the potential metadata,... More

Media Excellence Awards Submissions Due Nov. 1

Submissions for the 12th annual Media Excellence Awards (MEA) are being accepted now through Nov. 1. Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — which ... More

IBC 2019: NAGRA Lands New Content Protection Partnerships

Content protection and multiscreen TV solutions provider NAGRA is heading into IBC 2019 with a full head of steam, announcing new partnerships just ahead of the show in Amsterdam. ... More

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