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Veritone: TV Players Embrace AI, But Slowly

Veritone president Ryan Steelberg surveys the TV industry’s growing adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and sees a lot to be encouraged by: more than half of TV company CEOs... More

Localisation Leaders Launch Audio Business Continuity Alliance

The Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has formally announced the Audio Business Continuity Alliance (ABCA), a new nonprofit industry association to establish a colla... More

Whip Media Webinar: Let Data Drive Your Content-Platform Decisions

There’ more competition than ever before for viewers’ screen time, and in this increasingly crowded market, getting the user’s attention — and retention — when the audien... More

M&E Journal: Holographic Technology: Powering the Next Consumer Revolution

By Phillip Gara, Director, Strategy and Jayson Kleinman, Communications, OTOY - Technological accelerants like the rise of 5G networking, GPU ray-tracing hardware and commercial... More

Digital Nirvana Details Benefits of Trance Captioning Solution

Automatic transcriptions, localization translations, captioning converting, the ability to assess the actual quality of captions automatically, conformed to the style guides of var... More

Oxagile: Helping Your Stories Reach Digital Screens

Founded in 2005 by two university friends, New York-based Oxagile grew from a promising tech startup to a mature software vendor serving more than a billion users. While the compan... More

Verizon Media Exec: Company’s Seeing Surge in OTT Viewing, Game Content

Trends that Verizon Media has seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic include surging over-the-top (OTT) streaming content viewership and demand for videogame content, accord... More

Gracenote Audio On Demand Launches for Podcast Search, Discovery

Nielsen has launched a new search and discovery offering for podcast, offering streaming music platforms, MVPDs, automakers and consumer electronics companies the ability to search... More

M&E Journal: Making Big Data Work for You to Create Contextualized Engagement

By Philip Paisnel, VP Client Partner, Softtek - Both business users and consumers desire an intuitive content delivery experience that is as frictionless as possible. The name I... More

OnPrem: How to Keep DAM Momentum in Today’s Environment

With the pandemic forcing those in media and entertainment into a remote work environment seemingly overnight, tech and consultancy firm OnPrem Solution Partners decided to tackle ... More

Our Finest Hour Season 1, Episode 4: ‘The Colossal Opportunity’ (‘Sailing into the Storm’)

If COVID-19 has taught us anything thus far, it’s that things we were told weren’t possible — like widespread telecommuting, remote staff meetings and keeping the car in the ... More

Goodwill Streaming: Media Businesses With a Heart

Richard Whittington, Senior Vice President of Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head of Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the seventh in a series of e... More

M&E Journal: Unlocking the Power of AI to Solve Media and Entertainment Use Cases

By Muralidhar Sridhar, VP AI and ML, Prime Focus Technologies - Artificial intelligence (AI) offers tremendous promise for the M&E industry. From enabling content creators to au... More

M&E Journal: Data Availability, Done Right

By Tobias Queisser, Co-Founder, CEO, Cinelytic - It’s Monday evening at 7 p.m. and a senior executive at a movie studio has asked for a cross-divisional green light analysis o... More

Rights, Royalties, and the Data That Can Save Periodical Publishers

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the sixth in a series of exclusive industry ins... More

The Truth About Rights and Royalties: What Publishers Need to Know Now

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the fifth in a series of exclusive industry in... More

Business as Usual: More Important Than Ever, Even If It Takes Extra Planning

By Jack Wyrick, Business Development, Chesapeake Systems - Coffee: check! Power cable plugged in: check! Favorite home-office chair: check! Remote access to media: check? Wh... More

M&E Journal: Applying Intelligent Analytics to Greenlighting and Marketing

By Timothy Sheehy, VP M&E, Birlasoft - Need a reason to pay attention? Let’s start by looking at the numbers: 80 percent of films lose money. 64 percent of TV shows are cancel... More

Rights and Royalty Management: Taming the Digital Supply Chain Headache for Record Labels

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the fourth in a series of exclusive industry in... More

SAP, Futurum Report Examines ‘What’s Next for Content Streaming Services’

A new white paper from SAP and analyst firm Futurum asks the all-important question “‘What’s Next For Content Streaming Services?” At a time when millions of people have ca... More