HITS Connections

Verizon Digital Media Services, Unreel Entertainment Team on OTT

Verizon Digital Media Services has partnered with direct-to-consumer turnkey OTT solution provider Unreel Entertainment to help launch more than 100 new streaming services, includi... More

CTA: AI, 5G to Take Center Stage at 2019 CES

NEW YORK – Artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G are expected to be among the technologies with the strongest presence at CES in January, along with the latest advancements in 4K a... More

IBM, Forrester: AI Can Be Used to Improve How Employees Create, Consume Video

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used by organizations to significantly enhance how employees can create and consume video, according to IBM Watson Media and Forrester Research.... More

DXC Strengthens ServiceNow Collaboration with Two More Acquisitions

DXC Technology made two more acquisitions – U.K.-based TESM and Nordic consultancy firm BusinessNow -- that it said Nov. 5 “significantly extended the reach and capability” ... More

M&E Journal: Turning E-Waste Into Opportunities for Others

By Brandon Smith, VP of Sales, human-I-T - We begin with Amir Patel, age 7, of the village of Sangarampur in northeast India. Nearby, piles of electronics nearly 6-feethigh wai... More

Program, Keynotes Announced for Dec. 5 Content Protection Summit in Los Angeles

The annual Content Delivery & Security Association’s (CDSA) Content Protection Summit (CPS) on Dec. 5 in Marina del Rey is the largest conference of the year dedicated to sec... More

Storage Options Have Become Far More Complex – Can Your Software Handle It?

By Megan Cater, Senior Manager Digital Content at Signiant - Increasingly over the past few years, IT managers in the M&E sector have had to juggle a far more complex storage la... More

Ooyala Taps Google Cloud for Flex Media Platform

Content supply chain solutions specialist Ooyala has partnered with Google Cloud to leverage that companies technologies for its Ooyala Flex Media Platform, the companies announced... More

AI Opportunities, Challenges Take Center Stage at MicroStrategy Symposium

NEW YORK – Artificial intelligence (AI) can play an important role in organizations successfully transforming into intelligent enterprises, but it can’t be relied on to cure al... More

NAB Show New York 2018: Microsoft Azure, NAGRA, ThinkAnalytics Tout Latest Products, Strategies, Trends

NEW YORK — Microsoft Azure, NAGRA Kudelski and ThinkAnalytics were among the many members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) that showcased their latest produc... More

NAB Show New York: Avid, AWS Elemental, Caringo Tout Latest Products, Strategies

NEW YORK — Avid, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental and Caringo were among the many members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) that are showcasing their lates... More

HITS Fall: Blockchain Can Help Production Workflow, But Challenges Remain, DXC Director Says

Blockchain stands to help content production workflow, but there continue to be some challenges around the technology, so each organization must determine if it’s the right solut... More

HITS Fall: LiveTiles Shares Intelligent Workplace Ideas

If you’re going to bring artificial intelligence into your business — in order to make it a more intelligent workplace — you need to ask yourself a few simple questions, acco... More

HITS Fall: M&E Companies Should Modernize Their Capabilities Using AI, Advanced Analytics, MicroStrategy Says

Media and entertainment companies stand to benefit from modernizing their capabilities through advanced and predictive analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML... More

M&E Journal: Accelerating and Automating Workflows for Modern Media Production

By Richard Heitmann, VP of Marketing, Aspera, an IBM company - Today’s media companies need to create more video content than ever — and in a growing number of formats, reso... More

HITS Fall: Ooyala’s Sakata Stresses Importance of Supply Chain Metadata

LOS ANGELES — Glen Sakata knows metadata — and making sure it’s done right — can be intimidating to some. But it doesn’t have to be. “When you look at it from the en... More

HITS Fall: Box CEO Touts Industry’s Digital Transformation

LOS ANGELES — The media and entertainment industry continues to undergo a digital transformation, according to Box CEO Aaron Levie, with more cloud-based tool, integrated workflo... More

HITS Fall: Pepperdine’s Ludovisi Offers Fan Engagement Ideas

LOS ANGELES — Claudio Ludovisi, assistant dean and head of strategic innovation, marketing and alumni relations at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Mana... More

HITS Fall: Google Cloud, Mediamorph, Expert System to Offer Supply Chain Perspectives

Supply chain experts from Google Cloud, Mediamorph and Expert System are set to offer their takes on the latest trends media and entertainment companies need to watch for, Oct. 4 a... More

HITS Fall: Four CEOs to Highlight Blockchain, Machine Learning

CEOs from Mavatar, OTOY, Eluvio and Videocites will give attendees of the Oct. 4 Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event in Los Angeles new insights into how... More