M&E Connections

NAB 2019: Cloud Solutions on Hand From MESA Members

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey – This is the first of two stories previewing some of the cloud solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Members of t... More

NAB 2019: Media Science International Launches BluMark Forensic Video Watermarking Tech

Anti-piracy and business intelligence solutions firm Media Science International has announced the launch of its new forensic digital video watermarking technology, BluMark, which ... More

M&E Journal: Practical Steps to Help Prevent Business Disruption from Data Breaches

(Mathew Gilliat-Smith will be presenting at the April 7 Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit in Las Vegas) By Chris Johnson, CEO and President, and Mathew Gilliat-Smith, Co... More

SDI Media Parent Imagica Group Invests In Pixelogic

Tokyo-based media holding company Imagica Group — parent firm of media localization provider SDI Media Group — has agreed to acquire a minority stake in Burbank, Calif.-based c... More

NAB 2019: Wasabi to Share Cloud Storage Innovations

When MySpace announced March 18 that a botched server migration had resulted in the loss of 12 years’ worth of music uploaded to the site, the team at storage firm Wasabi could o... More

Financial, Health Care CEOs to Provide Leadership Advice at ‘Industry 4.0’ Event

The April 2 “Industry 4.0: The Future of Humanity in the Smart Machine Age” event — hosted by the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in Los Angeles, and celebrating the sch... More

M&E Journal: How the Cloud is Unlocking a World of OTT Content

(ZOO Digital will showcase its solutions April 8-11 at the NAB Show, booth SL6024) By Tony Ferkranus, VP of Sales, Americas, ZOO Digital - With the ground-breaking growth of ... More

NAB 2019: Gov. Expert Talks M&E’s State of Security at Content Protection Summit

The opening keynote of the second-annual Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit, being held April 7 at the Westgate Hotel, will have a pretty straightforward title: “Securing ... More

More Open Data Initiative Details Disclosed at Adobe Summit

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella used the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas March 27 to disclose additional details about the Open Data Initiative (ODI), includin... More

NAB 2019: Eurofins to Tout Arreios for ATSC 3.0 Test Suite

Eurofins Digital Testing will spotlight a new Arreios for ATSC 3.0 conformance test suite at NAB 2019, the company said. The new test suit enables the certification and testing ... More

M&E Journal: How Fluid Metadata Spells Opportunity for Content Monetization

By Jim Delli Santi, VP Marketing, Spherex - At MIPCOM 2018, keynote speaker and ITV CEO Carolyn McCall announced ITV’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) service, launching by year end ... More

Applicaster CEO: New Funding to Help Company Increase ‘Velocity’ of its Product Plans

After a strong 2018 in which Applicaster achieved 100% growth in annual recurring revenue, the company has secured $20 million in new funding it will use for new product plans, acc... More

Johnson & Johnson’s Alison Lewis and Twitter’s Dalana Brand Headline ‘Industry 4.0’ Panel

Attendees of the “Industry 4.0: The Future of Humanity in the Smart Machine Age” event, hosted by the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in Los Angeles April 2, will be treat... More

M&E Journal: Securing Cloud Workflows: Why Misconfiguration and Improper Design Matter

By Ted Harrington, Executive Partner, Independent Security Evaluators - Content owners and their vendors face a burning problem: there is a compelling business case to migrate t... More

NAB 2019: MPAA, NAB Execs Highlight Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit Program

Among the collection of experts on hand April 7 in Las Vegas for the second-annual Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit at the Westgate Hotel will be the director of conte... More

NAB 2019: Take the Digital Asset Management (DAM) Tours

Each year at the NAB Show, the Smart Content arm of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brings attendees together for a Las Vegas Convention Center floor tour of the... More

LiveTiles CEO: AI Can Eliminate the ‘Boring’ Tasks

NEW YORK — Artificial intelligence (AI) presents many opportunities to companies across a wide range of industries willing to embrace it, but the technology must be implemented c... More

M&E Journal: Embracing Open-Source Through Automation

By Patrick Baca, CTO, Entertainment Partners - Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it had partnered with the Linux Foundation to launch the ... More

NAB 2019: ZOO to Launch Cloud-Based ZOOstudio Ecosystem

ZOO is continuing its mission to revolutionize entertainment localization services with the launch of our cloud-based ZOOstudio ecosystem at NAB Show 2019. The innovative service e... More

M&E Journal: The Future is Now: Asset ID and Tracking with New SMPTE Standards

By Harold Geller, Executive Director, Ad-ID - In a world where content is king, tracking is critical. But the standards by which we identify leading advertising content have lan... More