HITS Exclusives

Eurofins Digital Testing Picks Up IoT Test Automation Win

Quality assurance (QA) and testing services firm Eurofins Digital Testing has picked up a new client, providing automated QA and device interoperability testing for smart home solu... More

NBC Counter-Terrorism Analyst Among July 25 M&E Day Keynote Presenters

NBC’s go-to counter-terrorism analyst and the founder and CEO of personal safety organization Stiletto Agency have been revealed as the Content Protection Summit East keynote spe... More

AWS, Qumulo, Teradici: Studios Should Jump Start Their Journeys to the Cloud

Most studios now know that the cloud offers significant value for the media and entertainment industry and those that haven’t already done so really ought to start their journeys... More

Nuxeo: Sensitive Content Leaked By Most Enterprises at Least Once a Quarter

A new report from enterprise content management (ECM) and digital asset management (DAM) specialist Nuxeo has found that 67% of respondents acknowledge sensitive content is acciden... More

MicroStrategy, Analysts: AI, ML, Cloud, 5G to Play Growing Roles in Analytics, Mobility

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), the cloud, voice/conversational computing, 5G, extended reality (XR) and HyperIntelligence will be playing increasingly signifi... More

Google Cloud Exec: Be Flexible During Your Cloud Journey

Shifting to the cloud offers many advantages and there are several paths organizations can take on their journey to the cloud — but each company must evaluate which path is the c... More

Nuxeo: Content Services Platform Done Differently

The last year has been a great one for Nuxeo and its cloud-native Content Services Platform. Along with growing faster than any of its competitors and its market, the New York-base... More

BTI Studios Debuts Burbank Facility

BURBANK, Calif. — On the eve of its 25th anniversary, localization services provider BTI Studios couldn’t have picked a better location to open its 25th facility. Located di... More

Adobe Brings AI-Powered Technology Previews to Adobe Experience Cloud

In a bid to accelerate customer experience management for enterprises, Adobe has announced Technology Previews, which gives brands the ability to leverage exploratory technology po... More

M&E Journal: A Decade of Digital Transformation

By Guy Finley, President, Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) - At our recent Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS Spring) event, where we brought tog... More

HITS Spring: Empathetic Technologies Present Major Opportunities for Entertainment Industry

Empathetic technologies can help us connect with each other and ourselves in the most human ways, and they present significant opportunities to the entertainment industry and conte... More

HITS Spring: Security is ‘Everybody’s Problem,’ Entertainment Partners CISO Says

Ongoing security challenges that include sloppy handling and storage of personal information and other data, along with newer security challenges including quantum computing and ... More

HITS Spring: Azure’s Sloss Touts Cloud Editing Advantages

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Paramount’s production of Ang Lee’s next film, “Gemini Man,” is seeing the famed director recording at 6K, in stereoscopic 3D, at 120 frames per ... More

HITS Spring: Cinelytic, MicroStrategy Bring AI, ML Know-How

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Experts from both Cinelytic and MicroStrategy were on hand May 23 at the annual HITS Spring event, bringing ideas on how machine learning (ML) and artifi... More

Qumulo Inks Deal with Industrial Brothers

Storage firm Qumulo has inked a deal with Toronto-based Industrial Brothers, with the digital studio using Qumulo’s hybrid cloud file storage solution to handle its growing busin... More

HITS Spring: MarkLogic, Sony Tout Benefits of Leveraging Curated Descriptive Metadata

Curated descriptive metadata can yield significant competitive business value for a media and entertainment company, according to MarkLogic and Sony. “We’re here to talk abo... More

HITS Spring: Film, TV Companies Would Benefit from Going Paperless, Exactuals CEO Says

Going paperless enables media companies to keep pace with the rapidly growing volume of payments without increasing headcount or budget, according to Mike Hurst, CEO and co-founder... More

HITS Spring: Entertainment Partners Makes Data Central to Tools

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — In April, “Game of Thrones” actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) was on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” discussing the final season of the HBO hit,... More

HITS Spring: Google Keynoter Shares How Search Equals Truth

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Qing Wu, principle economist for Google, earned some easy laughs to begin his keynote presentation May 23 at the annual HITS Spring event: his opening sl... More

HITS Spring: LiveTiles to Look at AI, Bot Strategies

The nascent introduction of artificial intelligence into the workplace means gaining practical insights into how to implement it properly remains a major challenge for many organiz... More