Academy on UltraViolet to Explore Technology’s Opportunities and Challenges

By Lyndsey Schaefer The upcoming Academy on UltraViolet, set for May 16 at the Luxe Hotel on Sunset in Los Angeles, is a unique chance for the home entertainment industry’s key stakeholders to come together to determine how to ensure the success of  UltraViolet technology. M... More

CDSA Panel Delves Into Game Piracy Issues

Two security experts from Microsoft and The Walt Disney Studios shared their perspectives on content protection during a CDSA-produced panel at Tuesday’s LA Games Conference. Aaron Kornblum, senior director of security policy, Interactive Entertainment Business for Microsoft, a... More

Nintendo Outlines Digital Expansion

by Terence Keegan Nintendo plans to market downloads of video games for its 3DS handheld system day-and-date with packaged media versions beginning in August, as the company redoubles its efforts to establish a digital distribution business to rival those of Sony and Microsoft. ... More

CDSA Panel Delves Into Game Piracy Issues

by Lyndsey Schaefer Two security experts from Microsoft and The Walt Disney Studios shared their perspectives on content protection during a CDSA-produced panel at Tuesday’s LA Games Conference. Aaron Kornblum, senior director of security policy, Interactive Entertainment Busi... More

Can Consumers Legally Sell Unused UltraViolet Movie Codes?

by Terence Keegan Hollywood studios view the UltraViolet cloud service as a make-or-break marketing effort to rejuvenate packaged media sales in an access-everywhere era. However, the response from consumers who remain faithful to buying Blu-rays and DVDs — but who have no u... More

MESA and DEG Announce Academy on UltraViolet: May 16 in Los Angeles

The membership of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group will be holding an event on May 16 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles to provide an authoritative update on the latest technology developments that are... More

NAB: Brevity Introduces Transport Technology That Transforms File-Based Workflows

 announced at the NAB convention today V3, a technology that delivers simultaneous transcoding and accelerated transport of high-resolution video as an integrated process on any network. V3 delivers its transport capabilities through a Web-based enterprise video management solut... More

NAB: Rimage Launches Signal Online Publishing to Push Secure Mobile Content, from Documents to Video

Content management and delivery solutions provider Rimage Corp. is launching at NAB this week the Rimage Signal Online Publishing platform, designed to enable media companies to push secure mobile content to nearly any mobile device or computer. With the Signal platform, compani... More

Has Entertainment Failed Brian Dunn and Best Buy?

by Marty Porter Hollywood could have done a lot more to help keep Brian Dunn his job. You don't need to be reading this newsletter to find out that the Best Buy CEO was shown the door earlier today amidst lousy financial reports and following a blitzkrieg attack by Wall St. analy... More

MESA’s Keegan Welcomes New Addition

MESA is proud to welcome a new addition to the MESA family - Thomas Keegan, born 11:36 p.m. April 4, 6 lbs, 15.6 oz. Congratulations to proud dad Terence Keegan, editor of the M&E Daily and his wife Kara.... More