EIDR, CIMM to Talk New ID Standard During M&E Day Panel

When the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) published new standards earlier this month around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) codes to programming content (using open-source audio watermarking technology), the group said ... More

Trusted Partner Network Discussed July 24 at NYC M&E Day

On July 24 at the Media & Entertainment Day, two of the heads of the new, industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) initiative will share details about the program for the first time with a New York audience. The discussion about TPN — a content security initiative gear... More

Fighting Illegal Sports Streams a Content Protection Summit Highlight

The July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York will include the Content Protection Summit East program, featuring media and entertainment experts offering insights into content protection, privacy and cybersecurity. Along with presenta... More

Comcast Ventures Exec: Blockchain Offers Long-Term Opportunities

NEW YORK — Comcast Ventures is bullish on blockchain because it’s “transformative technology” that stands to be a major disruptive force, but it’s “still super early days” for the technology, according to Gil Beyda, managing director at the Comcast division. “W... More

Salesforce Exec: ‘Potential is Enormous’ for Machine Learning in CRM

When it comes to machine learning (ML) as it applies to customer relationship management (CRM), we’re still “in the first inning,” but “the potential is enormous,” according to Mike Rosenbaum, EVP of product at Salesforce. “There’s two things that I would say are... More

AT&T Becomes Latest Investor in AR Startup Magic Leap

AT&T has become the latest investor in Plantation, Fla.-based technology startup Magic Leap as the companies signed a strategic deal under which the telecom giant will be the exclusive wireless distributor of Magic Leap consumer products in the U.S. AT&T didn’t specify how much... More

OpenText Touts Growth Opportunities, Next-Gen OT2 Platform

OpenText executives, in a presentation to investors during its annual Enterprise World conference in Toronto July 10, highlighted artificial intelligence (AI) and other growth opportunities for the company, and also touted OpenText OT2, the company’s new, next-gen hybrid-cloud ... More

M&E Journal: Preparing for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

By Chris Johnson, CEO and Director; Phil Herbert, Director; and Stephanie Iyayi, Director, Convergent Risks - The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into force on May 25, 2018. In addition to being the most discussed and most important piece of legislation ever pro... More

Four Reasons Why Studios are Moving to the Cloud

By Ziad Lammam, VP Product Management and Marketing, Teradici - As consumers become more accustomed to the instantaneous delivery of content, the cloud will evolve into a mission-critical production platform within the industry as studios and M&E organizations continue to rai... More

Dish Introduces Google Assistant Integration Across Several Devices

Dish Network has integrated Google Assistant into its Hopper, Hopper Duo, Joey and Wally TV set-top boxes, boosting the number of devices now available that feature Google’s voice control technology. (more…)... More