HITS Connections

Major Sports Leagues Look to RSG Media for Rights Management

Rights management media-tech firm RSG Media counts more than 2,000 companies that benefit from its platform. But for Michael Fitzsimmons, product manager of consumer products licen... More

Adobe Creative Cloud Enhancements Include New Sensei Features

Adobe unveiled Creative Cloud enhancements that included new features powered by the company’s Sensei artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform. The late... More

Verizon Media Set to Deliver Digital Content to U.S. Service Members

Verizon Media has been tapped by the Department of Defense (DoD) to help deliver streaming content — including news, sports and entertainment — to overseas service members and ... More

TV Time Study: Too Many Streaming Services, For Too Much Money

Seventy percent of consumers say there will be too many streaming choices, 87% worry it will become too expensive to keep up, and the need to toggle between services (67%), account... More

Infosys Study: Enterprises Begin Banking on 5G

More than half of enterprises say 5G will help with customer acquisition and generate new lines of revenue, and 90% of companies are actively investigating 5G business cases and de... More

Google Cloud Drives Alphabet Q3 Revenue

Strong Google Cloud performance again helped drive Alphabet’s revenue in the company’s third quarter (ended Sept. 30), according to company executives. “Once again, our re... More

AWS Growth Provided Amazon with Another Boost in Q3

Amazon Web Services (AWS) growth continued to be strong in Amazon’s third quarter (ended Sept. 30) and the company picked up “several new customer commitments and major migrati... More

Strong Azure Results Gave Microsoft Another Boost in Q1

Microsoft reported stronger results for its first quarter (ended Sept. 30) that it said were yet again helped by continued growth in its Azure cloud computing business. Revenue ... More

NAB Show New York 2019: MESA Members Tout Latest Offerings

NEW YORK — Adobe, Avid and Amazon Web Services (AWS) were among the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members that showcased their latest products, services and ... More

Avid, Dolby Highlight Atmos/Pro Tools Partnership and More at AES New York 2019

Avid and Dolby touted their partnership at AES New York 2019, showcasing the enhanced use of Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology in the latest version of Avid’s Pro Tools soft... 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

HITS Fall: AI-Based Analytics Can Give Content Owners Productivity Boost, Cinelytic Says

Content owners today are looking for every edge they can find to improve productivity, and real-time analytics driven by artificial intelligence (AI) made available in a cloud-base... More

HITS Fall: Edgescan COO Examines 2019 Vulnerability Landscape

Managing vulnerabilities across an organization continues to be challenging amid the increasing frequency of data breaches, according to Rahim Jina, COO and co-founder at vulnerabi... 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

Box CEO: Company’s ‘Well-Positioned to Capture’ $45B Content, Collaboration Market

Box executives expect the company to see significant profit and revenue growth over the next few years, driven in part behind the strength of its products, including the one-two pu... 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

Microsoft Exec: Initial Response to Azure Sentinel Has Been ‘Overwhelming’

There has been an “overwhelming response” to Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s new cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) solution with built-in artificial i... 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

M&E Journal: Direct-to-Consumer: The Hard Road Ahead for Hollywood Studios

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood has long relied on exhibitors and retailers to deliver its products to the consumer through a... More

Salesforce Exec: Acquisitions of ClickSoftware, Tableau Provide Opportunities

Salesforce sees opportunities from its recent acquisitions of ClickSoftware and Tableau Software, according to Bill Patterson, EVP and GM of Service Cloud at the company. “Our... More