HITS Exclusives

NAB 2019: New Workflow Offerings on Hand From MESA Members

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey – This is the first of three stories previewing some of the workflow solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Members... More

Adobe CEO: We’re Targeting an ‘$100B Addressable Market’

Adobe got off to a strong start this year and continues to see a lot of opportunities across its Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud businesses, according to Shanta... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The Importance of Building a Blockchain Community

Blockchains, distributed ledgers and related technologies have the potential to revolutionize the way we track and manage natively digital assets and physical artifacts, but the te... More

Singular University’s Ismail to Tackle the Smart Machine Age at ‘Industry 4.0’ Event

Salim Ismail, founding executive director of Silicon Valley business incubator institution Singularity University, will take the stage April 2 at the “Industry 4.0: The Future of... More

Apple’s Wozniak to Discuss the Smart Machine Age at ‘Industry 4.0’ Event

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, will close out the day April 2 at the “Industry 4.0: The Future of Humanity in the Smart Machine Age” event in Los Angeles with a t... More

Hammerspace: Data Beyond Storage

Los Altos, Calif.-based Hammerspace has a simple mission: allow for the delivery of unstructured data across the hybrid cloud, without that data tied to storage. By removing the li... More

M&E Journal: The Progression of Digital Archives

By Robert Crotty, COO, 5th Kind - As filmmaking went digital, final picture—once the single deliverable—became supplemented by hard drives and archival tape of digital conte... 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

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

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

Wipro Launches Next-Gen ATSC 3.0 Solution

IT specialist Wipro announced the launch of a new ATSC 3.0 solution Feb. 1, one that enables North American hardware manufacturers to offer hybrid TV viewing of broadcast content o... More

Studios, Vendors to Tackle Everything EIDR at Jan. 30 Participant Meeting

Studio executives, experts from the Hollywood vendor community and OTT providers will all be on hand Jan. 30 in Playa Vista, Calif. for the annual Participant Meeting of the Entert... More

Qumulo: Software-Defined, File Storage to be 2019 Mainstays

File will soon be considered the “gold standard” for unstructured data storage workflows, and software-defined storage will finally go mainstream in 2019, according to a new ye... More

Illuminating and Essential: 2019 HPA Tech Retreat Program Hits Crucial Topics

For more than 20 years, a roster of well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business gathers once a year for a week near Palm Springs, Calif. to ... More

Digimarc CEO: Demand for Its Intuitive Computing Platform Rises

Digimarc is seeing growing demand for its Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP) technologies among retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, according to Bruce Davis, the... More

CES 2019: Luxoft Touts Latest Autonomous, Connected Mobility and Future In-Vehicle Experiences

LAS VEGAS – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, Luxoft is showcasing its latest autonomous and connected mobility concepts and providing a peek into the future of a... More

Winter M&E Journal Digital Edition Goes Live

The digital version of the winter edition of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance’s “M&E Journal,” featuring more than 40 original M&E thought pieces from executives r... More

CES 2019: Sony Unveils Its First 8K TVs, ‘360 Reality Audio’

LAS VEGAS – Sony used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to take the wraps off its first 8K LCD TVs and introduce “360 Reality Audio,” a new music experience based on the co... More

CES 2019: MESA Members to Be Out in Force in Vegas

By Jeff Berman & Chris Tribbey - The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is again expected to be well-represented at CES in January. Several MESA members will... More