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AI in 2018: More Deep Learning Extensions and Crazy Rich Bayesians

This is the second installment of a three-part piece on the advances made in artificial intelligence in 2018, by Yves Bergquist, founder and CEO of AI company Corto, and director o... More

2018: AI’s Electrifying ‘Gap Year’

This is the first of a three-part piece on the advances made in artificial intelligence in 2018, by Yves Bergquist, founder and CEO of AI company Corto, and director of the AI and ... More

MESA, MarkLogic Webinar to Examine Effective AI Usage in M&E

When MarkLogic and the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) host the Jan. 23 webinar “AI and the Future of Entertainment Data,” Matt Turner wants to cut through t... More

CES 2019: AI’s Enhancing Content Creation and Viewing, Comcast and Dolby Execs Say

LAS VEGAS – Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are already being used by media and entertainment companies to enhance the content they are creating, as well a... More

CES 2019: AR Made Strides in 2018, Amazon Web Services Exec Says

LAS VEGAS – Augmented reality (AR) technology made strides in 2018 on multiple fronts and among several industry players, according to Mark Francis, product marketing lead for th... More

CES 2019: Gracenote Reports Strong Early Interest in Next-Gen Descriptive Metadata Solution

LAS VEGAS – Gracenote is “already getting a lot of interest from customers” about the recently-introduced Video Descriptors next-generation descriptive metadata solution that... More

CES 2019: Luxoft Touts Latest Autonomous, Connected Mobility and Future In-Vehicle Experiences

LAS VEGAS – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, Luxoft is showcasing its latest autonomous and connected mobility concepts and providing a peek into the future of a... More

CES 2019: Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision Support Continues to Expand

LAS VEGAS – Dolby is using this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to highlight the growing support for its Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology and Dolby Vision High Dyn... More

CES 2019: Ooyala, Paramount Execs Talk Future of Video

LAS VEGAS — Ted Schilowitz, futurist with Paramount Pictures, looks at the state of entertainment today, and sees a mixed bag. “We’ve effectively TV’d everything in our ... More

CES 2019: TiVo, Technicolor Make Partnership Waves; Panasonic Unveils Dolby Vision, HDR10+ Set

LAS VEGAS — TiVo used the opening day of CES 2019 to announce it had extended its partnership with Verizon, with the operator using TiVo’s personalized content discovery platfo... More

CES 2019: CTA Sees Major U.S. 8K TV Push

LAS VEGAS -- The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) expects U.S. 8K TV unit shipments to total only about 200,000 in 2019, but will steadily grow over the next three years and r... More

Diamond: Bridging Innovation and Enterprise

Diamond is a Los Angeles-based digital agency that’s been specializing in scalable, high-performance mobile and web applications since it was created in 2012. Jonathan de Arma... More

Gracenote Introduces Machine Learning-Powered Next-Gen Descriptive Metadata Solution

Gracenote launched a next-generation descriptive metadata solution that uses machine learning (ML) and offers “deeper, more descriptive” info about movie and TV show content, t... More

Prime Focus Technologies Celebrates Innovation Award, Successful Oppo Ad Campaign

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) closed out 2018 with a couple victories, including a 2018 Product Innovation Award, and a YouTube top 10 ad of the year. Trade journal “TV Techn... More

CES 2019: MESA Members to Be Out in Force in Vegas

By Jeff Berman & Chris Tribbey - The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is again expected to be well-represented at CES in January. Several MESA members will... More

Caringo Exec: Five ‘Tiers’ of Storage are Needed for New Video Production Workflows

As video production workflows continue to evolve rapidly to satisfy on-demand requirements, production timelines are compressing, while content needs to remain online and accessibl... More

Videocites Opens L.A. Office, Launches Services for Leak Detection, Containment

AI-based video content protection and management services firm Videocites has recently opened a Los Angeles office, to expand support for the company’s existing U.S. customers an... More

Box Compliance, Product Managers: Companies Need to Accelerate GDPR Readiness

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has already had a major impact on businesses since it was implemented in Europe May 25, and there are several steps that organizations... More

M&E, Tech Execs Provide Tips on How Women Can Step Up Their Networking Game

Networking is a crucial part of everybody’s professional career in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector, but women are often at a disadvantage when it comes to networking, in... More

Adobe CEO: Company Continues to ‘Accelerate’ Cloud, AI Innovation

Adobe continued to step up innovation across its Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud offerings, as well as its Adobe Sensei artificial intelligence (AI) and machine... More