M&E Connections

TV Time Acquires Mediamorph, Revamps Into Whip Media Group

Content tracking platform company TV Time has agreed to acquire content value management (CVM) platform operator Mediamorph, the companies announced Oct. 15. TV Time, which is u... More

HITS Fall: Genpact Heads Talk New Approaches to Copyright Enforcement

It’s a hyper-connected world and media and entertainment companies are constantly on the lookout for new, digital solutions to protect their content, their brand and their standa... More

HITS Fall: Companies Can Boost Their Digital Workplaces with Office 365, LiveTiles Says

Many organizations have Office 365, but few of them — including in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector — are taking full advantage of it, according to David Salter, direct... More

A Tip for Effectively Measuring Your Video Campaign

By James Maysonet, Head of Business Development, Videocites - The user activity on social media is increasing exponentially every day. There are around three billion estimated s... More

Box CEO: Company’s ‘Well-Positioned to Capture’ $45B Content, Collaboration Market

Box executives expect the company to see significant profit and revenue growth over the next few years, driven in part behind the strength of its products, including the one-two pu... More

Microsoft Exec: Initial Response to Azure Sentinel Has Been ‘Overwhelming’

There has been an “overwhelming response” to Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s new cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) solution with built-in artificial i... More

HITS Fall: CEOs, CIOs and COOs Highlight ‘Tech Takes Talent’ Program

The full-day HITS Fall program awaiting attendees Oct. 3 in Los Angeles will tackle everything from how CIOs are addressing new content production and distribution challenges, to w... More

Yangaroo: Go-To Platforms for TV, Radio Ad Delivery, Music Delivery, and Award Show Management

What started out as a simple B2B music distribution workflow enterprise has evolved today into the go-to company for entertainment awards shows looking to manage everything from su... More

HITS Fall: Variety Business Intelligence, MarkLogic to Tackle Data Licensing, Governance

A highlight of the multi-track “Morning Innovation and Technology Showcases” Oct. 3 at the HITS Fall event will be the presentations around data and governance in the industry,... More

WiTH Foundation Update at Women’s SoCal Leadership Summit

Once programming concludes for the annual HITS Fall event Oct. 3 in Los Angeles, the Women’s SoCal Leadership Summit will immediately kick off, with a pair of keynotes and a disc... More

IDC: AI Can Significantly Help Organizations with Analytics, Business Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used by organizations and the technology can play an especially strong role in helping them with analytics and business intellige... More

EIDR’s Kroon Praises LMT as ‘The Standard of Standards’

Richard Kroon, technical lead of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR), makes no bones about it: he’s a big fan of the Language Metadata Table (LMT), an open-source table ... More

HITS Fall: Keynoters to Look at the Future of AR, Physical Production Concerns

The CEO of augmented reality (AR) technology firm Living Popups and a longtime planning consultant and expert in technical design are the bookend keynote presenters for the Oct. 3 ... More

Sony Digital Cinema Goes Large in Texas

Sony Electronics is bringing its Sony Digital Cinema premium large-format (PLF) movie theater experience to Texas for the first time, with the planned spring 2020 opening of a Gala... More

ISE: IoT Manufacturers Missing Major Device Vulnerabilities

In just 13 Internet of Things (IoT) devices consulting and research firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) discovered 125 vulnerabilities, pointing to an industrywide problem w... More

M&E Journal: Direct-to-Consumer: The Hard Road Ahead for Hollywood Studios

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood has long relied on exhibitors and retailers to deliver its products to the consumer through a... More

Salesforce Exec: Acquisitions of ClickSoftware, Tableau Provide Opportunities

Salesforce sees opportunities from its recent acquisitions of ClickSoftware and Tableau Software, according to Bill Patterson, EVP and GM of Service Cloud at the company. “Our... More

Adobe Reports Strong Q3 Cloud, Lightroom Mobile Growth

Adobe reported stronger revenue for its third quarter (ended Aug. 30) that included continued growth across its Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud businesses, alon... More

M&E Journal: Building a Digital Highway

By Mary Yurkovic, Director, Smart Content Council, MESA - The pace for digital transformation has escalated to the point that if your company hasn’t started, you’ll be left ... More

IBC 2019: Adobe Adds Sensei-Powered Auto Reframe Feature to Premiere Pro

Adobe used the IBC 2019 show in Amsterdam to unveil Auto Reframe, a new feature for its Premiere Pro video editing software that is powered by the company’s Adobe Sensei artifici... More