M&E Connections

M&E Journal: Next-Gen Recruitment: Growing the Language Localization Talent Pool

By Scott Rose, CTO, SDI Media - Most of the talent engaged in foreign language localization — lip-sync dubbing, voice-over, subtitling and access services — operate on a fre... More

M&E Journal: A Grand New Experience for the Grand Slam

By Navin Rammohan, VP, Segment Head Marketing - Business Verticals, Sponsorships, Flagship Events, Infosys - Artificial intelligence that produces match highlights in realtime. ... More

RSG Media: M&E Can Pioneer a New Era of Disruption

The first supercomputers came around in the 1950s, with the purpose of forecasting the weather. A decade later, supercomputers we’re being used for the first of nearly 60 mission... More

Microsoft, LiveTiles Team Up On AI Cybersecurity Solution

Intelligent workplace specialists LiveTiles announced Aug. 9 that its AI cybersecurity solution — launched in June 2019 — is now being offered directly in 39 countries, via par... More

CBS Expands All Access OTT Streaming Service to Include Kids’ Content

CBS All Access continues to grow on the subscriber and content fronts, according to Joseph Ianniello, CBS president and acting CEO, who disclosed his company’s plan to add kids... More

M&E Journal: Production in the Cloud: 5 Questions to Ask

By Spencer Stephens, Principal, techXmedia, and David Goldman, GM, ORock Media - Media production isn’t a hyperscale industry. Migrating production workloads to the cloud intr... More

Fox CEO: Company’s Entering Fiscal 2020 with ‘Great Momentum’

The new Fox Corp. that was recently created in the wake of Disney buying the 20th Century Fox film and television studios is firing on all cylinders as it starts its new fiscal yea... More

Microsoft Azure: Evolving Your Editorial Pipeline Means Shifting to the Cloud

You used to be able to air-gap your edit bay, but the scale and volume of content today means you need geometrically more capacity, so shifting to the cloud is the logical next ste... More

Disney Plus, ESPN Plus and Ad-Supported Hulu to Be Bundled for $12.99 a Month

Disney will be bundling its Disney Plus and ESPN Plus direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming services with ad-supported Hulu for $12.99 a month in the U.S. when its Disney Plus service... More

City National Bank Acquires FilmTrack

Studio City, Calif.-based IP rights management specialist FilmTrack has been acquired by Los Angeles-based City National Bank, the companies announced Aug. 6. Financial terms of th... More

NAGRA: Industry Approaching ‘Peak Investment’ in Content

Despite standalone OTT services seeing continued subscriber growth — and while traditional pay TV operators continue seeing the exact opposite — many media and entertainment ex... More

M&E Journal: Using Automation to Meet Consumer Content Demands

By Mel Jensen, CMO, GrayMeta - With increased ease of access to multiple content sources and platforms, consumers are now empowered to choose what, how and when they want their ... More

Continued Dolby Atmos, Vision Momentum Gave Company a Boost in Q3

Dolby continued to see strong momentum for its Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology and Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) format, while momentum is growing for its AC-4 next-... More

PCH: Media Companies Should Align Analytics Strategies with Their Business Strategies

Data has the power to be a major catalyst for a company, offering it the ability to better understand customer insights, but if the analytics are not in alignment with what the org... More

M&E Journal: How Next-Gen Workstations are Expanding the Entertainment Supply Chain

By Ian Main, Technical Marketing Principal, Teradici - The new business models creeping into Hollywood’s entertainment stronghold, such as streaming services that have started... More

Technology Growth Gave Cognizant a Lift in Q2

Growth in technology provided a boost for Cognizant Technology Solutions in the company’s second quarter (ended June 30), the company said July 31. Revenue in its Communicatio... More

MicroStrategy CFO: Company Saw Strong Demand for its HyperIntelligence in Q2

MicroStrategy saw promising signs for its HyperIntelligence advanced “zero-click” analytics in the second quarter (ended June 30), according to Phong Le, the company’s CFO an... More

Microsoft Azure: IoT Adoption Hinges on Skills, Security

A new report via Microsoft Azure, interviewing more than 3,000 Internet of Things (IoT) decision-makers in enterprise organizations, found that respondents believe 30% of their com... More

Wasabi Nabs Render Services Deal With Scalar Studio

Cloud storage firm Wasabi has announced a reseller partnership with Toronto-based IT solutions provider Scaler, a deal that will see Wasabi’s storage solution integrated into Sca... More

M&E Journal: Better Data Means Better Security

By Rahim Jina, COO and Co-Founder, edgescan - Data, data everywhere but few bits still of use. This is one big problem that today’s organizations, no matter what size, struggl... More