HITS Connections

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

IBC 2019: Russia Sees Its First Dolby Cinema; Microsoft Azure Gets Disney Workflow Deal

As the annual IBC event winds down in Amsterdam, several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) attending the show had news to share. Here’s what Dolby, Mi... More

IBC 2019: GrayMeta Adds More Adobe Creative Cloud Functionality; Gracenote Launches ID Distribution System

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) opened IBC 2019 show in Amsterdam with new feature announcements, new services, and even new hires. Here’s w... More

MediaBridge Capital Advisors: Driving Deals That Redefine Media and Entertainment

For years now, major media and technology deals and mergers have had the same name behind them: Boston-based MediaBridge Capital Advisors, a global investment bank that advises com... More

Cognizant CEO: Company Wants to ‘Double Down on’ Communications, Media and Tech Business

Cognizant is looking to boost its focus on those segments of its business, including Communications, Media and Technology, that are growing in double digits, according to company C... More

Mixed Signs for the Future of Movies, TV on Disc

Although streaming and other forms of electronic delivery of movies and TV shows continue to increasingly overtake packaged video sales, it remains likely that movies on UHD Blu-r... More

Box CEO: Company’s Seeing Strong Early Interest in Shield

Box is seeing strong early interest in its upcoming Shield security controls and intelligent threat detection capabilities, according to company CEO Aaron Levie. The company rec... More

A Brave (and Very Fragmented New World): Ready for Hundreds of Distribution Decisions?

By Stewart Till, Producer, Mediamorph Board Member - Not so long ago content distribution used to be very orderly; a little like one of those rare, unusually calm “Game of Thr... More

Salesforce CEO: Company’s ‘Never Been Better Positioned for the Future’

Salesforce continued to make strides with its Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) platform and Customer 360 cross-cloud technology initiative in the second quarter (ended July 31... More

DXC Technology, Infosys Tout Google Cloud Partnerships

Both DXC Technology and Infosys have announced new partnerships with Google Cloud, with the former partnering deliver enterprise-grade, cloud-enabled solutions on Google Cloud Plat... More

Technicolor’s Wi-Fi XL Geared Toward Network Service Providers

Technicolor has made available Wi-Fi XL solution for network service providers (NSPs) worldwide, offering them the ability to offer improved in-home wireless performance and multi-... More