M&E Connections

Creative Collaboration with China Headlines DEG Fall Meeting

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s fall membership meeting in Los Angeles will feature multiple discussions around Hollywood’s creative relationship with China. The Sept... More

Western Digital, Toshiba Memory Partner on 3D Flash Memory Facility in Japan

Western Digital and Toshiba Memory have cut the ribbon on a new facility in Yokkaichi, Japan, one dedicated to the development of flash memory manufacturing, the companies announce... More

Tech Companies Tout Netflix Post Inclusion

For Van Bedient, senior strategic development manager for Adobe, the inclusion of his company’s products in Netflix’s new Post Technology Alliance (PTA) is “a mark of quality... More

Cognizant to Buy Advanced Technology Group

The latest company Cognizant is acquiring this year is Overland Park, Kansas-based Advanced Technology Group (ATG), a privately-held provider of customer and revenue management con... More

IBC 2018: Avid Touts Milestone; NAGRA Marks Digital Cinema First

Content protection and multiscreen TV solutions firm NAGRA announced at the IBC Show that it has successfully used a combination of cloud technology and HEVC compression with myCin... 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

EIDR Newsletter Relaunches with News, Member Exclusives

A redesigned newsletter and redesigned web site for the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) have debuted, with both offering the latest news around the business of unique identifiers ... More

MicroStrategy Exec: Company to Mount Major Promotional Push for Version 11

MicroStrategy will back the release of the latest version of its MicroStrategy suite of software with a major marketing blitz, according to company CFO and COO Phong Le. The com... More

Microsoft Touts Benefits of Serverless Computing

Serverless computing provides many benefits for enterprise users, including the removal of distractions around technology issues, according to John Clark, cross-domain solution arc... More

IBC 2018: AI, Machine Learning, VR Touted in New Adobe Creative Cloud Video Features

On the eve of the IBC Show, Adobe introduced new video features Sept. 12 that it said will be made available later this year for the next version of its Creative Cloud set of appli... More

M&E Journal: Deriving Insight from Data: How to Keep Your Media Workflow Ahead of the Curve

By Matthew Eaton, GM EMEA, GrayMeta - In the era of data overload, industries across the board are eagerly seeking solutions to solve business challenges and meet data analysis ... More

AT&T Steps Up Mobile 5G Plans as Company Eyes ‘Synergies’ from Time Warner Merger

AT&T stepped up its mobile 5G plans on multiple fronts as the company eyed achieving various “synergies” via its recently-completed merger with Time Warner. The company now ... More

IBC 2018: A Growing Focus on the Growing Phenomenon of eSports

IBC 2018 will shine a spotlight on the growing world of eSports and the opportunities and challenges that it presents, looking at everything from media rights and sustainable comme... More

Veritone CFO: Company Finalized Wazee Digital, Performance Bridge Media Acquisitions

Veritone has completed its acquisitions of Wazee Digital and Performance Bridge Media (PBM), according to Veritone CFO Pete Collins. Both deals were closed by the end of August, on... More

IBC 2018: VDMS to Unveil New Time Control Feature for Smartplay

Mary Kay Evans, chief marketing officer for Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS), spoke with the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) about what a new Time Control featu... 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

Panasonic to Support Eurofins Digital Testing’s 4K HDR Ultra HD Certification and Logo

Eurofins Digital Testing has announced that Panasonic will use Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD logo on its latest range of TVs. Eurofins Digital Testing’s certification and logo s... More

ZOO Digital Celebrates European Launch of Version Control Technology

ZOO Digital has developed new technology to identify dialog changes in different proxies of TV and movie content to speed up the dubbing and subtitling process. The version control... More

M&E Journal: Data’s Ability to Create an Intelligent Workplace Makes It as Valuable as Oil

By Karl Redenbach, Co-Founder and CEO, LiveTiles - The rise of AI will finally free humans from the mundane tasks they have longed to leave behind (and that are holding business... More

ZOO Digital Opens Localization Facility in Dubai

Localization services provider ZOO Digital has opened a new facility in Dubai, extending the company’s dubbing, subtitling and media services offerings off its cloud-based platfo... More