HITS Exclusives

Miami Heat Looks to Avid for Workflow Solutions

The Miami Heat has tapped Avid to upgrade its production workflow, specifically for its internal production department HEATV, Avid and the NBA franchise announced Nov. 12. HEATV... More

MicroStrategy: Machine Learning Can Be Used to Strengthen Organizations’ Analysis

NEW YORK – MicroStrategy’s out-of-the-box machine learning (ML) algorithms, extensive built-in function library and native R integration can all be leveraged by organizations t... More

Courage is More Important Than Perfection, Take Our Daughters to Work Day Founder Says

It’s become increasingly important for women to stop worrying about being perfect and find the courage to take action to advance their careers, according to Nell Merlino, creator... More

ESCA Returned to HITS Fall with Innovative, Deep-Dive Supply Chain Solutions

The Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA) was the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance’s (MESA) first brand, first community and the genesis for the Alliance, and its one-... More

HITS Fall: IBM Aspera, FOX Sports Tout Challenges They Overcame to Deliver FIFA World Cup Coverage

To successfully deliver video coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Moscow, FOX Sports and IBM Aspera had to overcome various challenges, according to executives from those comp... More

HITS Fall: Enhancing User Experience, Metadata Crucial in ‘Engagement Economy,’ ThinkAnalytics Says

Enhancing the video user experience, enhancing metadata and creating real-time campaigns have become increasingly important strategies for video platforms across the board to imple... More

HITS Fall: Azure, G2 Immersive Studios Execs Tout Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

The ability of cloud-based archiving to make it easier to find and access an organization’s content, and also safely back up all that data, is among the many benefits of studios ... More

HITS Fall: Cloud-Based MAMs Enable Live Coverage of the Future, AWS Says

Despite the many changes we’ve seen in the pipeline and screens that audiences use to watch video content, live events will always be core to the viewing experience. And cloud... More

HITS Fall: Azure, Threshold Execs Look to Cloud’s Production Advantages

Creating cloud-based workflows for new media content provides enormous advantages for film and TV production companies, according to Microsoft Azure and Threshold Entertainment exe... More

HITS Fall: Azure, LiveTiles to Offer Cloud, AI Perspectives

The latest cloud, AI, and analytics technologies used in the media and entertainment space will be discussed Oct. 4 during the Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall ... More

Free Registration for MESA Members for NAB Show New York

Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) can now register for free to attend NAB Show New York, being held Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. ... More

HITS Fall: Box CEO Levie, Lionsgate’s Miller to Deliver ‘Digital Transformation’ Keynote

Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, and Theresa Miller, EVP and CIO of Lionsgate, are set to deliver the opening keynote of the day Oct. 4 at the Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit ... More

Expanded AWS, Salesforce Partnership to Simplify Secure Data Sharing

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Salesforce expanded their partnership through new product integrations they said Sept. 25 will “dramatically simplify” how their customers can sec... More

WD Touts New My Passport Ultra Portable Drive at Pepcom Product Showcase

NEW YORK – Western Digital (WD) used Pepcom’s product showcase for media Sept. 20 to unveil a new version of its My Passport Ultra portable drive that’s equipped with USB-C t... More

Box Execs: Evaluating Cloud Vendors for Security, Compliance is Crucial

Evaluating cloud vendors based on their security and compliance capabilities is a must for any business because when you do business with one Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor, y... More

IBC 2018: GrayMeta Bows AI-Powered Plugin for Adobe; Video Gorillas Debuts Frame Compare Solution

Aiming to help both content creators and editors become more efficient with their workflows, metadata specialist GrayMeta used the IBC Show to announce a new plugin for Adobe Premi... More

IBC 2018: Sony Launches Intelligent Media Services; Avid Bows Next-Gen Maestro Engine

Sony used the IBC Show to launch Intelligent Media Services and tout other new solutions that it said will enable media companies to capture, edit and share content in 4K Ultra Hig... More

HBO, Fox, Warner Among Studio Speakers at HITS Fall

The Oct. 4 Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event in Los Angeles will see a collection of studio heads discussing the latest innovations at their companies,... More

‘Molly’s Game’ Author to Talk Risk as HITS Fall Keynoter

Molly Bloom, author of the memoir “Molly’s Game” — in turn made into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin — will be a keynote speaker Oct. 4 during the Hollywood Innovat... More

Trusted Partner Network Guardians Newsletter Launches

The industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — a content security initiative geared toward helping companies prevent leaks, breaches and hacks of pre-release film and TV conten... More