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NAB 2019: New Workflow Offerings on Hand From MESA Members

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey – This is the first of three stories previewing some of the workflow solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Members... More

M&E Journal: Identify and Automate: How the Entertainment Industry Can Monetize EIDR Universal Content Identifiers

Will Kreth, Executive Director, Entertainment ID Registry - “If you can’t identify it, you can’t operationalize or measure it. If you can’t measure it, you can’t monet... More

SAS to Dedicate $1B to AI Endeavors

Analytics solutions firm SAS has announced it will invest $1 billion in artificial intelligence solutions — covering software, education, expert services and more — over the ne... More

Microsoft Exec: AI’s Become Crucial for Sales Departments

Artificial intelligence (AI) is “gaining traction” and can be a “game changer for sales” in particular, according to Corrie Hoogstra, worldwide sales leader for sales autom... More

NAB 2019: MESA Members to Tout Post-Production Solutions

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey - This is the first of two stories previewing some of the post-production solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Memb... More

NAB 2019: Sony to Tout AI-Based Video Analytics

NEW YORK — Sony’s booth at NAB 2019 will feature a new area showcasing artificial intelligence-based video analytics, according to Alex Rossi, senior marketing manager for medi... More

M&E Journal: Applying Machine Learning and Analytics to Maximize the Value of Your Media Assets

By Hector Leano, M&E Marketing Global Industry Lead, Amazon Web Services - Digital has disintermediated content creators, distributors, and consumers, overturning traditional me... More

NAB 2019: MESA Members Bring Content Protection, Digital Asset Management Know-How

This year’s NAB Show is shaping up to be the largest to date, with nearly 100,000 attendees from 165 countries and 1,700-plus exhibitors descending on Las Vegas April 6-11. Am... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The OTT Battle Has Just Begun

The battle for over-the-top (OTT) video engagement has only just begun and opportunities are abundant, but so are the challenges, according to industry experts. Companies contin... More

Google Cloud Security Specialist: No GDPR Compliance Problems

Google Cloud hasn’t experienced any major compliance issues since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect last year and isn’t concerne... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: Use Metadata, AI to Overcome Data Workflow Challenges

Effectively using metadata is crucial for media and entertainment (M&E) companies today and using artificial intelligence (AI) and other tools that enable us to harvest it at scale... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How AI, ML are Impacting Content Creation

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are already influencing content creation and, although there are still kinks to be worked out, the technology continues to ev... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The Importance of Building Relationships, Resilience

To survive in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, especially in these rapidly-changing times, three major keys to success are the ability to build trusting relationships wi... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How AI Makes Data Smarter

LOS ANGELES — For Tom Ohanian, global sales executive for IBM Watson Media and Weather, artificial intelligence (AI) applications are only as good as how well they’re able to a... More

Dolby Exec: Filmmakers, Hardware Firms Embracing Our Technologies

Dolby continues to see momentum grow for its Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology and Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) format in theaters, as well as in home and mobile devi... More

EIDR Launches Universities, Archives, Museums Initiative

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) has launched its new Universities, Archives, Museums Initiative (UAM) initiative, a no-cost program that will aid cultural institutions... More

Smart Hollywood Keynoter: AI is Neither Utopian nor Dystopian

LOS ANGELES — When President Obama wanted his administration to have a serious conversation about robotics and artificial intelligence, it was Dr. Eric Daimler he turned to for g... More

Comcast CEO: No Plans to Stop Licensing Content to Others After D2C Service Launches

As Comcast continues to ready its own direct-to-consumer (D2C) streaming service for a 2020 launch, we shouldn’t necessarily expect the company to follow in the footsteps of Disn... More

Paths to Leadership on the Docket at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

To close out the program Feb. 27 at the Smart Hollywood Summit in Los Angeles, the minds behind Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) will bring a collection of industry executives... More

Hammerspace: Data Beyond Storage

Los Altos, Calif.-based Hammerspace has a simple mission: allow for the delivery of unstructured data across the hybrid cloud, without that data tied to storage. By removing the li... More