All posts by Jeff Berman

Nielsen Launches New Group Combining Gracenote’s ACR Tech with Ad Delivery Platform (SCN)

Nielsen launched a new technology, product and commercial initiative as part of a deal combining its Gracenote division’s Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology with what... More

MovieLabs on the Importance of EIDR to the Future Media Supply Chain

Next year will mark the 10th anniversary of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system, which plays an important and relevant role in the future m... More

Nielsen Launches New Group Combining Gracenote’s ACR Tech with Ad Delivery Platform

Nielsen launched a new technology, product and commercial initiative as part of a deal combining its Gracenote division’s Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology with what... More

Movie Licensing Rampant at 2019 Toy Fair

NEW YORK — Toys and games based on movie licenses were out in force at the recent Toy Fair New York 2019, and included everything from the upcoming “Pokemon: Detective Pikachu... More

CBS Boosts All Access, Showtime OTT Sub Projection to 25 Million by 2022

Combined subscriptions to the CBS All Access and Showtime over-the-top (OTT) streaming services continue to increase so quickly that CBS has boosted the projection for subscribers ... More

Veritone: Broadcasters Can Use AI to Analyze, Enhance Ad Effectiveness (HITS)

Radio broadcasters can use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze and enhance the effectiveness of broadcast advertising to boost customer investment, according to Veritone. “We... More

Making the Business Case for EIDR is Important to Drive Increased Adoption

Adoption of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system continues to grow, but it remains important to continue making the business case for more o... More

Salesforce’s Benioff: AI to Have Growing Impact on the Industry… and the World

Major strides continue to be made in artificial intelligence (AI) and the technology stands to have an increasingly significant impact on not only the enterprise sector, but the en... More

Veritone: Broadcasters Can Use AI to Analyze, Enhance Ad Effectiveness

Radio broadcasters can use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze and enhance the effectiveness of broadcast advertising to boost customer investment, according to Veritone. ... More

Microsoft Azure Exec: ‘Everybody’ Has an AI Strategy

Cloud adoption and interest in artificial intelligence (AI) among customers remains strong and keep increasing, according to Julia White, corporate VP of Azure Marketing at Microso... More

SAP CFO: Company’s Cloud, CRM Businesses to Continue Growing

SAP expects that its cloud business will continue to grow significantly, even as it looks to expand further into the customer relationship management (CRM) sector, according to SAP... More

Adobe, PIX Celebrate Sci-Tech Oscars

Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members Adobe and PIX System were among the honorees at this year’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Scienti... More

DXC CEO: Company to Close Luxoft Acquisition by June 30

DXC Technology is on track to close its planned purchase of Luxoft by the end of June, according to Mike Lawrie, DXC CEO and president. Luxoft's digital talent acquisition capab... More

No Company’s Better Prepared to Take Advantage of Digital Transformation Than SAP, CEO Says

SAP is well-prepared to take advantage of the ongoing digital transformation going on within the enterprise space, according to company CEO Bill McDermott. “No company is comp... More

EIDR, WD Execs: SMPTE’s C4 ID Complements EIDR ID

Although some people mistakenly believe SMPTE’s recently standardized C4 ID is a competitor to the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system or the... More

SAP CFO: New Technologies, Finance Teams Play Key Roles in Organizations’ Digital Transformations (SCN)

Artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technologies, along with CFOs and their finance teams, all have significant roles to play in transforming companies into digital organiza... More

Disney’s Iger: Direct-to-Consumer Remains Top Priority

Disney continues to see encouraging results from its ESPN Plus direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming initiative and expects that to continue as the company prepares for the launch of ... More

SAP CFO: New Technologies, Finance Teams Play Key Roles in Organizations’ Digital Transformations

Artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technologies, along with CFOs and their finance teams, all have significant roles to play in transforming companies into digital organiza... More

EIDR By the Numbers: The Identifier System Has Hit ‘Critical Mass’

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system made a significant amount of progress with content in the past year and more growth is expected this ye... More

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