HITS Exclusives

An EPIC Cloud Program Scheduled for July 24 M&E Day

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, Microsoft is sponsoring a new series of discussions centered around cloud production wo... More

AWS Introduces New Machine Learning Capabilities at Annual NY Summit

Amazon Web Services used its annual AWS Summit in New York July 17 to introduce new SageMaker machine learning (ML) features and announce expanded relationships with customers incl... More

OpenText Touts Growth Opportunities, Next-Gen OT2 Platform

OpenText executives, in a presentation to investors during its annual Enterprise World conference in Toronto July 10, highlighted artificial intelligence (AI) and other growth oppo... More

SDI Media Relocates Korean Operations to New Facility

Global localization services provider SDI Media is getting a head start on celebrating the 20thanniversary of operating in South Korea, relocating its subtitling office to Seoul’... More

WD Touts Latest SSDs, My Book Hard Drive

NEW YORK – Western Digital (WD) used Pepcom’s new product showcase for media June 21 to spotlight the latest solid-state drives (SSDs) across its SanDisk, WD Black and WD My Pa... More

Video AI, Data Topics Highlight Smart Content Summit East

Among the focus areas of the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York is Smart Content Summit East, a track that will see media and ente... More

Google Exec: Companies Must ‘Reimagine Work’ to Remain Competitive

Technology is changing rapidly now and companies must “reimagine work” within their organizations to remain competitive and thrive, according to Prabhahakar Raghavan, VP of app... More

M&E Day Keynotes to Address Power of Blockchain, Social Media

The keynote addresses have been set for the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, an event that covers three programs (Smart Content, Co... More

Smart Consumer Experience Strategies Driving Service Provider CPE Requirements

By Mercedes Pastor, President of Global Customer Premises Equipment, Technicolor Connected Home - As consumers seek new ways to access media and entertainment experiences, net... More

Western Digital CFO: Data is the New Currency

Big data and fast data in the cloud, as well as mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) growth, are among the largest demand drivers for Western Digital (WD), according to Western Digi... More

Cisco Exec: Company Optimistic About Cloud Business Opportunities

Cisco continues to be bullish about its cloud business and is even seeing new opportunities for growth within the sector in areas that include cloud containers, according to Kip Co... More

Casting Networks Co-CEOs Talk Unique Set of Talent Solutions

There’s more original content being made today than ever before, and along with all these new productions come new challenges in casting. That’s where Los Angeles-based Cast... More

HITS Spring: Avid Architect Examines Evolution of Collaborative Tools

The evolution of collaborative editing tools has been swift in recent years, with workflows heading to the cloud, and the growing need for remote access, better search capabilities... More

HITS Spring: M&E Companies Can Significantly Benefit from Machine Learning

Media and entertainment companies stand to benefit tremendously from the use of machine learning (ML), as well as artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, but not all ML and... More

HITS Spring: Ooyala Founder Says Connected Supply Chains Help M&E ‘Survive and Thrive’

A connected supply chain can significantly help media & entertainment (M&E) companies overcome increasing challenges that include the need to implement new technologies while budge... More

HITS Spring: Entertainment Partners Stresses Multi-Pronged Approach to Data Security

It’s important for media and entertainment companies to take a multi-pronged approach to data security, according to Martin Mazor, chief information security officer (CISO) at En... More

HITS Spring WiTH Leadership Award Winners Focus on Equality

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Honoring the work they’ve done in the advancement of women in entertainment technology, Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) May 17 handed out its sec... More

Piracy, Cybersecurity Efforts Highlighted at HITS Spring

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, and an afternoon pair of breakout sessions will look at the latest in cyberse... More

HITS Spring Sees Metadata, Personalization Advances Discussed

The annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17 with a series of hyper-focused sessions on metadata and personalization effort... More

HITS Spring WiTH Keynoter to Talk ‘Solving for Happy’

When the annual HITS Spring: The Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit returns to Los Angeles on May 17, Mo Gawdat, founder of the One Billion Happy initiative and former ch... More