IBM Watson GM: AI Progress Continues, But Misconceptions Remain

Advancements continue to be made in artificial intelligence (AI) and it’s becoming increasingly prevalent across multiple industries, but misconceptions about the technology rema... More

Veritone CEO: Wazee Digital, Performance Bridge Additions are ‘Important Steps’ in Company’s Strategy

Veritone’s acquisitions of Wazee Digital and Performance Bridge Media (PBM) will help the company as it continues to expand its presence in new vertical markets beyond the media ... More

M&E Journal: How Entertainment Metadata is Adapting to Meet the Needs of Today’s Digital Viewers

By Roz Ho, SVP and General Manager, Consumer and Metadata, TiVo - With the rise of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and the billions of dollars these serv... More

HBO Looks to Demystify Language Metadata

Yonah Levenson, manager of taxonomy for HBO, and Laura Dawson, metadata analyst for the company, have a unique — and absolutely vital — job: make sense of multiple language sta... More

M&E Journal: The Biometric Data Concerns Around Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications

By Ed Klaris, CEO, and Alexia Bedat, Associate, KlarisIP - A particular type of private information became the focus of increasing attention in 2017: biometric data. Biometric ... 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

MESA Publishes HBO-Developed M&E Industry Language Metadata Table

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) Aug. 7 published a new language metadata resource, one developed by HBO and released with the goal of uniting data specialis... More

MarkLogic Exec: Companies Should Use the Right Data Pattern to Unlock Smart Content’s Power

NEW YORK – It’s important for media and other companies to use the right data pattern if they want to truly take advantage of the power of smart content, according to Matt Turn... More

Microsoft’s Wahl: Video AI Isn’t ‘Pie in the Sky’

Martin Wahl, principal program manager of cloud, AI and cognitive services for Microsoft, shared some daunting figures July 24 during a presentation at the Smart Content Summit Eas... More

LiveTiles Exec: Companies Should Focus on Intelligent Transformation to be Successful

NEW YORK — Most organizations are going through some sort of digital transformation to allow them to better compete in their market, but organizations really need to focus on “... 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

Experts Talk Benefits — and Drawbacks — of Advanced Ads

Dynamic ad insertion and addressable advertising have long been touted as the future of non-linear, ad-supported media, but despite advances in technology making advanced advertisi... More