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Digital Bedrock, WGBH Team on PBCore Cataloging Tool

Digital preservation specialist Digital Bedrock and media company WGBH have teamed up to launch a new, open-source cataloguing tool, the PBCore Cataloguing Tool. Developed by Di... More

Veritone CEO: Company Continues to Make Strides in M&E Market

Veritone continues to see strong demand for its aiWARE artificial intelligence (AI) platform, especially in the media & entertainment (M&E) and government sectors, accordin... 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

Teradici, Avid Collaborate on Video Editing for Multicloud Environments

A new joint solution combining Avid Media Composer and Teradici Cloud Access Software aims to deliver a new, secure video editing service, usable from any private, public or hybrid... More

CPS 2018: NAGRA’s Tholen Lays Out Watermarking Options

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — By 2022, the fiscal losses to content owners due to piracy is expected to hit north of $51 billion, double what was estimated in 2016. And a significant ... More

CPS 2018: AWS’ McPherson Details SPEKE API for DRM Management

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Navigating the combination of digital rights management (DRM) schemes and transcoding and packaging vendors (encryptors) out there makes for a daunting t... More

Microsoft Execs Tout Strength of Company’s Cloud, Gaming, Security Initiatives

Microsoft’s cloud, cybersecurity and interactive gaming initiatives are firing on all cylinders as the company continues to benefit from the increasing strength of software and c... More

Cognizant Exec: Digital Transformation is Still ‘Job One’ for the Company

The transition to digital continues to be a top priority for Cognizant and its customers, and the shift to digital is moving faster than several other major enterprise technology t... More

AI, Watermarking, DRM Among Content Protection Summit Showcase Topics

Some of the industry’s top security minds will be on hand Dec. 5 at the Content Delivery & Security Association’s (CDSA) annual Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Marina de... More

M&E Journal: It is the Dawning of the Age of Transparency

By Guy Finley, President, Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) - I see you. You see me. We see everything. Welcome to the Age of Transparency. It’s a world where we ... More

Q&A: Industry Vet Ludovisi Talks Fan Engagement

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - The emerging direct-to-consumer (DTC) initiatives of the Hollywood studios and networks have been a lon... More

BTI Studios Acquires German Dubbing Firm Berliner Synchron

Media localization firm BTI Studios Nov. 12 announced the acquisition of Munich-based Berliner Synchron GmbH, as the first professional dubbing studio in Germany, one that’s dubb... More

AWS, Veritone: Machine Learning, AI Can Help Monetize Ads, Content

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence can be used by media and entertainment (M&E) companies to help them monetize broadcast ads and content, according to Amazon Web Se... More

Google Cloud Exec: Media Companies Should Innovate with Analytics, Machine Learning Amid ‘Tectonic Shifts’

NEW YORK – Every media company today must innovate for the future, and analytics and machine learning (ML) in particular are being used by the most forward-thinking companies in ... More

HITS Fall: EIDR Identification Can Help M&E Companies Boost Efficiency

Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) identification and the automation made possible by it can significantly help media and entertainment companies increase efficiency by integrating t... More

ESCA Returned to HITS Fall with Innovative, Deep-Dive Supply Chain Solutions

The Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA) was the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance’s (MESA) first brand, first community and the genesis for the Alliance, and its one-... More

M&E Journal: Is AI-Driven Metadata the Best Kept Secret in Hollywood?

By Ian Cameron, VP of Digital Media, and Daniel Mayer, CMO and SVP for Products, Expert System Enterprise - In 2016, the seven biggest film studios were hit by an estimated 15 p... More

HITS Fall: EIDR’s Roadmap Looks Bright

LOS ANGELES — Will Kreth, executive director of the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR), looks at the current, collaborative ID initiatives being undertaken today by the entertainme... More

HITS Fall: Gracenote’s Studio System ‘Makes Sense of the Data’

LOS ANGELES — Bill Isbell, director of sales for Gracenote, received an odd request one day from one of the clients using the company’s Studio System enterprise-level collabora... More

M&E Journal: How New Live TV Streamers Could Transform TV With User Data

By Steven Herrera, Consultant, Zaszou - Cord cutting — switching from cable or satellite TV to online video — appeals to consumers tired of paying high prices for large bund... More