All posts by Chris Tribbey

Synamedia Looks to ATSC 3.0 Transition (HITS)

Independent video software provider Synamedia is partnering with metadata management and data broadcasting company Triveni Digital to enable broadcasters to transition to ATSC 3.0,... More

Akamai Gives ISPs a Cybersecurity Boost

Akamai Oct. 16 announced several updates to its Security and Personalization Services (SPS) Secure Business solution for internet service providers (ISPs), including a cloud-based ... More

Testronic Integrates GrayMeta Iris Media Platform as QC Playback Tool

Quality assurance (QA), compliance and localization services provider Testronic has integrated the  Iris Media Platform from GrayMeta as a QC playback tool in their testing facili... More

TV Time Acquires Mediamorph, Revamps Into Whip Media Group

Content tracking platform company TV Time has agreed to acquire content value management (CVM) platform operator Mediamorph, the companies announced Oct. 15. TV Time, which is u... More

HITS Fall: Genpact Heads Talk New Approaches to Copyright Enforcement

It’s a hyper-connected world and media and entertainment companies are constantly on the lookout for new, digital solutions to protect their content, their brand and their standa... More

HITS Fall: Anticipate Industry Data Needs, Says Variety Business Intelligence Research Chief

For 20 years now, Variety Business Intelligence (VBI) — the data licensing and business solutions arm of Variety Media — has been providing data and desktop solutions in the me... More

HITS Fall: Entertainment Partners Looks at Changing Security Landscape

LOS ANGELES — Between the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, the upcoming launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) locally, and the constant risks t... More

IYUNO Media Group Taps Allan Demby for New CTO Role (MESA)

Coming off the heels of its merger with Los Angeles-based localization firm BTI Studios, IYUNO Media Group is bringing Vubiquity and On Demand Group alumnus Allan Dembry into the f... 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: Tech Can Only Take You So Far, Keynoter Says

LOS ANGELES — During her 16 years between Fox and ABC as a head of development, Cheryl Bayer helped develop popular shows like “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Sex in the City,”... More

Cole Media: Helping M&E Companies Launch, Invest, and Improve New Businesses

After many years working with Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., and mobile video start-up PacketVideo, Lauren Cole began getting calls from groups looking to launch new international an... More

HITS Fall: CEOs, CIOs and COOs Highlight ‘Tech Takes Talent’ Program

The full-day HITS Fall program awaiting attendees Oct. 3 in Los Angeles will tackle everything from how CIOs are addressing new content production and distribution challenges, to w... More

Yangaroo: Go-To Platforms for TV, Radio Ad Delivery, Music Delivery, and Award Show Management

What started out as a simple B2B music distribution workflow enterprise has evolved today into the go-to company for entertainment awards shows looking to manage everything from su... More

HITS Fall: Entertainment Partners to Offer Identity Protection Insights for Productions

It’s a balance every media and entertainment firm is confronted with today: How do you advance your tech capabilities while minimizing the associated risks that comes with digiti... 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

WiTH Foundation Update at Women’s SoCal Leadership Summit

Once programming concludes for the annual HITS Fall event Oct. 3 in Los Angeles, the Women’s SoCal Leadership Summit will immediately kick off, with a pair of keynotes and a disc... More

HITS Fall: LiveTiles Tech Director Offers Microsoft Office 365 Insights

Any media and entertainment office today needs to strike a balance: Your team needs to be productive and engaged, but also creative and agile. And while there’s a need to central... More

EIDR’s Kroon Praises LMT as ‘The Standard of Standards’

Richard Kroon, technical lead of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR), makes no bones about it: he’s a big fan of the Language Metadata Table (LMT), an open-source table ... More

Veritone Adds Geofencing to Attribute Application (SCN)

Artificial intelligence operating system company Veritone has added geofencing capabilities to its Veritone Attribute AI-enabled application for radio and TV broadcasters, providin... More

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