NAB 2019: TiVo Eyes ATSC 3.0; Deluxe One: Automation Made Easy

LAS VEGAS — ATSC 3.0, the next-gen, over-the-air digital broadcast standard, is still in its early days. But already TiVo is looking at how to give owners of its hardware access to all the features ATSC 3.0 offers, without having to start over. “It may be early in ATSC 3.0... More

M&E Journal: Challenges and Opportunities Abound in the World of OTT

By Chris Tribbey, Editorial Director, MESA - A decade ago, DVD was the undisputed king, with household penetration for players hovering near 90%, and absolutely every corner of the entertainment industry shuffling out discs to meet demand. Instructional yoga, a college footbal... More

NAB 2019: Google Cloud Makes AI Deployment Easier, Partners with Viacom

LAS VEGAS — Google Cloud announced both new partnerships and new tech advances at the NAB Show, with Viacom looking to Google to automated content tagging, discovery and intelligence for more than 65 petabytes of content. “To acquire more content intelligence and workflow ... More

NAB 2019: Eurofins Encouraged by Strong Reception to Arreios for ATSC 3.0 Test Suite

LAS VEGAS — Eurofins saw strong interest for its new Arreios for ATSC 3.0 suite of test automation tools at NAB this past week, according to Tim Morgan, managing director, U.K., for Eurofins Digital Testing. The company had been working on the tools for a while, along with i... More

NAB 2019: SHIFT Sees Uptake; Prime Focus Debuts Micro Services

LAS VEGAS — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) used the NAB Show to debut a suite of AI-led micro services, all custom-made for media and entertainment enterprises. “Our AI-led micro services harness the collective power of machine wisdom, PFT’s AI and ML consulting expertis... More

NAB 2019: ThinkAnalytics, VDMS, Teradici, and More Show Off DAM Offerings

LAS VEGAS — Content workflows migrated to the cloud, automated metadata using artificial intelligence and machine learning, better recommendation engines geared toward attracting and retaining viewers … members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) treated att... More

NAB 2019: Sony Spotlights New AI-Based Video Analytics, New 4K HDR Camera System

LAS VEGAS — Sony’s significant presence at NAB this week included announcements on multiple service and product fronts, including the introduction of new artificial intelligence (AI)-based video analytics and the new HDC-5500 4K Ultra High-Def (UHD)/HD High Dynamic Range (HDR... More

NAB 2019: MESA Members Tout Latest Digital Asset Management Tech on DAM Tour

LAS VEGAS — Several Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members got to tout their latest digital asset management (DAM) technologies April 8 during the first of two DAM Tours this week. The nearly three-hour guided tour on the opening day of the NAB Show floor... More

HITS Spring Returns to L.A. May 23, with ‘Tech Takes Talent’ Theme

Hollywood’s technology community is in a seismic state of change. New tech giant arrivals are filling their local talent pools while traditional studios are transforming and retraining their teams to deal with a direct-to-consumer, platform and data-driven consumer marketplace.... More

NAB 2019: Veritone Makes Connections; RSG Media Sees Value in Data

LAS VEGAS — The Veritone team enjoyed a week that saw NAB attendees watch how top media and entertainment companies (content creators, rights holders, producers, broadcasters, you name it) are using their solutions within various aspects of the content lifecycle, with applicati... More