All posts by Chris Tribbey

Piracy, Cybersecurity Topics Slated for Content Protection Summit

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, studios, piracy experts and industry groups will all be featured presenters during the ... More

Salesforce to Acquire Marketing Firm Datorama (SCN)

Salesforce July 16 announced it will acquire New York-based marketing firm Datorama, expanding Salesforce’s cloud, data integration and AI-powered marketing intelligence solution... More

An EPIC Cloud Program Scheduled for July 24 M&E Day

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, Microsoft is sponsoring a new series of discussions centered around cloud production wo... More

IBM Security: Covering Every Cybersecurity Base for M&E

IBM Security’s portfolio of enterprise security products and services runs the gamut, covering applications, mobile, networks, data, the cloud, you name it, all centered around e... 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

EIDR, CIMM to Talk New ID Standard During M&E Day Panel

When the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) published new standards earlier this month around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (E... More

Trusted Partner Network Discussed July 24 at NYC M&E Day

On July 24 at the Media & Entertainment Day, two of the heads of the new, industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) initiative will share details about the program for the fir... More

Fighting Illegal Sports Streams a Content Protection Summit Highlight

The July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York will include the Content Protection Summit East program, featuring media and entertainment ... More

Clarkson Returns to Signiant as Chief Strategy Officer (HITS)

File transfer specialist Signiant announced July 10 that it’s bringing back former VP of product management Rick Clarkson, installing the industry vet into the newly created role... More

SMPTE Publishes Standards for Binding Ad-IDs to Commercials, EIDR Codes to Content

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) July 9 announced it has published new standards around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (E... More

Veritone’s aiWARE to Integrate Third-Party Structured Data Sources

Artificial intelligence specialist Veritone announced that aiWARE, its operating system for artificial intelligence, now offers enterprises and other agencies the opportunity to le... More

Irdeto Sees Massive Illegal Streaming Problem for World Cup

During the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, cybersecurity firm Irdeto detected nearly 5,100 unique illegal streams over the internet, with games featuring Brazil accounting for m... More

IBM Cloud Touts Latest European Partnerships

IBM Cloud July 3 announced it’s added six new European companies to its client list, with an  Italian multimedia publishing company and an electronics distributor among those lo... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: ‘Westworld’ Maze, World Cup Madness

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • During the World Cup, German broadcaste... More

Wasabi Technologies Adds Hollywood Vet Fenton to Advisory Board (HITS)

Cloud storage tech firm Wasabi Technologies has added Hollywood industry vet Chris Fenton to its advisory board, tapping the former president and North American GM of production co... More

Technicolor Adds Bajpai as VP, Finishing Artist (MESA)

Technicolor June 28 announced it’s added award-winning finishing artist Pankaj Bajpai to its Los Angeles studio as VP, finishing artist and business development. Bajpai comes ove... More

Ooyala to Showcase VR 360, HEVC Streaming Solutions at July 24 M&E Day

Ooyala has unveiled a suite of new capabilities for its Flex Media platform, including the ability to stream virtual reality (VR) 360 and HEVC content, along with new audio and adv... More

Irdeto Launches Android TV Security Solution

Irdeto June 27 announced a new security solution for protecting the devices, data and services built around Android TV, with the aim of giving pay TV operators better ability to fu... More

SDI Media Relocates Korean Operations to New Facility

Global localization services provider SDI Media is getting a head start on celebrating the 20thanniversary of operating in South Korea, relocating its subtitling office to Seoul’... More