M&E Connections

Netflix Execs: Expect More Original Content, Bundling, Interactive Storytelling

Along with more original Netflix content, we can also expect to see more bundling of its streaming service with pay TV, internet and mobile services, as well as more interactive st... More

Digital Bedrock, WGBH Team on PBCore Cataloging Tool

Digital preservation specialist Digital Bedrock and media company WGBH have teamed up to launch a new, open-source cataloguing tool, the PBCore Cataloguing Tool. Developed by Di... 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

SDI Media Debuts App for Foreign Language Dubbing Community

Localization specialist SDI Media has launched a world’s first app geared directly at foreign language dubbing community professionals, offering direct access to the media produc... More

Veritone CEO: Company Continues to Make Strides in M&E Market

Veritone continues to see strong demand for its aiWARE artificial intelligence (AI) platform, especially in the media & entertainment (M&E) and government sectors, accordin... More

Analysts Expect Little Subscriber Pushback to Netflix Price Increases

Analysts were mostly upbeat on the 13-18% price increases that Netflix quietly made across its three U.S. streaming service plans, projecting we’ll see little slowdown in the com... 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: Comcast Technology Solutions Talks Direct to Consumer; Wipro Eyes ATSC 3.0

LAS VEGAS — CES 2019 came to a close with some 180,000 attendees checking out the latest tech innovations from more than 4,500 exhibitors, and keynotes from AT&T Communications,... More

TPN Next Phase: App & Cloud Security

Announced recently at CDSA’s Content Protection Summit, the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) has targeted 2019 for the next phase of its content security program. The TPN App & ... More

CES 2019: ThinkAnalytics Talks Metadata, Viewer Behavior Solutions for the Viewing Experience

ThinkAnalytics is showing at CES “how its solutions understand metadata and viewer behavior to personalize the viewing experience and boost subscriber engagement,” according to... More

CES 2019: Azure Giving LG an AI Bump; Western Digital Brings New Hardware

LAS VEGAS — It was a beyond busy week for TiVo at CES, with two new announcements coming during the middle of the show. The entertainment technology and audience insights spe... More

CES 2019: IBM CEO Touts New AI Initiatives, Q System One Quantum Computing System in Keynote

LAS VEGAS – IBM CEO and president Ginni Rometty used her opening keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Jan. 8 to spotlight her company’s latest artificial intelligenc... 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: AR/VR Stands to Get Boost from 5G, Verizon Ventures Director Says

LAS VEGAS – Further underscoring the significant presence that 5G is having at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Kristina Serafim, director at Verizon Ventures, pred... More

CES 2019: Independent Security Evaluators Tackles IoT Vulnerabilities

Heading into the 2019 CES show, security research and consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) is stepping up its research into security vulnerabilities with Internet ... More

Roku Channel Expanding to Include Premium Epix, Showtime, Starz Subscriptions

The Roku Channel is expanding to include premium entertainment subscriptions to networks including Epix, Showtime and Starz, Roku said Jan. 2. Premium subscriptions and search c... More

SoftServe Partners with Mawi to Develop Biosignal Analysis Applications

Digital consulting firm SoftServe has announced a new partnership with consumer and clinical wearable company Mawi, to use artificial intelligence for real-time recognition and pre... More

V2 Solutions M&E Division Spins Off Into Spherex

The media and entertainment (M&E) division of V2 Solutions has been spun off into a new M&E company named Spherex, led by CEO and founder Teresa Phillips, and the new company is ... More

Vestel Adopts Eurofins Digital Testing’s 4K HDR Ultra HD Logo

Eurofins Digital Testing, a global leader in end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services, today announced that Vestel has committed to using Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD ... More

Trusted Partner Network Eyes Its Next Phase: App & Cloud Security

The Trusted Partner Network (TPN) has targeted 2019 for the next phase of its content security program: The TPN App & Cloud initiative, according to Keith Ritlop, chair of the App ... More