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M&E Journal: D2C ASAP … Not So Fast

By Rob Gardos, CEO, Mediamorph - In 2018, Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends Survey reported that, for the first time, more than half (69 percent) of U.S. households were subscri... More

ThinkAnalytics Celebrates Active User Milestone

Content discovery specialists ThinkAnalytics is celebrating a milestone this month: its cloud-based personalized discovery platform is now scaling more than 100 million monthly act... More

FilmTrack Delivers Wavelength Content Exchange Platform for New York’s WNET

Contract, rights, and royalties management solution specialists FilmTrack is celebrating a new endeavor with WNET, a flagship PBS station in New York, with FilmTrack developing a c... More

AI, Content Protection, Metadata: M&E Day Returns to NYC July 25

Employing artificial intelligence and machine learning. Managing major productions in the cloud. Constant content protection and cybersecurity challenges. The effective use of meta... More

BTI Studios Debuts Burbank Facility

BURBANK, Calif. — On the eve of its 25th anniversary, localization services provider BTI Studios couldn’t have picked a better location to open its 25th facility. Located di... More

Akamai CEO: Biggest Competitors ‘Also Our Biggest Customers’

LAS VEGAS — Touching on everything from the need for multiple cloud partners, to modern data challenges for ISPs, to the rising business of enterprise security, Akamai CEO Tom Le... More

Verizon, Analyst: 5G’s Future Looks Bright, Despite Consumer Confusion

NEW YORK – 5G has arrived and it stands to have a significant impact on the technology industry, the retail sector and the world in general. But the next-generation wireless tech... More

Applicaster Powers Copa America 2019 App, Online Fan Experience

Media and TV app development solution experts Applicaster is powering both the mobile app and web experience for the CONMEBOL Copa America 2019 soccer tournament, aiming to provide... More

Rights Maturity Model: How Ready are You to Monetize?

By Ed Klaris, Founder and CEO, KlarisIP - The media and entertainment landscape is evolving faster than ever. An agile and efficient IP supply chain is mission critical. What do... More

Bitmax Inks Asset Management, Supply Chain Deal with Distribution Solutions

Digital media management and licensing company Bitmax has inked a multi-year deal to provide content management and digital supply chain services to Distribution Solutions, a divis... More

M&E Journal: The Confluence of Factors Driving Monetization of Hollywood’s Intellectual Property

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood’s “Made in the USA” intellectual property has proven to be the most enduring entertainm... More

Cinelytic: Improving How M&E Business is Done

Combining the best practices of finance, science and tech, and the entertainment sectors, Los Angeles-based Cinelytic has a bold goal: help entertainment industry professionals max... More

Importance of Modern Analytics Stressed at MicroStrategy Symposium

NEW YORK – The significant role that modern analytics is playing today within the enterprise sector was stressed May 15 at the MicroStrategy Symposium, held at Convene’s downto... More

M&E Journal: Digital Disruption is Underway

By Jennifer Cooper, Global Head, Media Industry Strategy, Microsoft - It doesn’t take a trained eye to recognize that the M&E industry is rapidly undergoing digital disruption... More

M&E Journal: Making Artificial Intelligence Real for Broadcast and Cable

By Shiv Sehgal, Chief Product Officer, RSG Media - Artificial Intelligence (AI) is all the rage. Everybody is talking about it and many companies are doing it: Google, IBM, Micr... More

IBM Security Exec: AI Presents Opportunities but Also Challenges for Cyber Risk

NEW YORK — Artificial intelligence (AI) presents opportunities for organizations to reduce their overall cyber risk, along with new challenges for them as well, according to Ravi... More

EIDR Adds American Film Institute

The American Film Institute (AFI), the nonprofit educational arts organization dedicated to preserving the heritage of motion pictures, has joined the Entertainment Identifier Regi... More

Microsoft Data Scientist: ‘Common Dilemma’ Led to Creation of Azure Automated ML

NEW YORK — Automated machine learning (ML) is at the forefront of Microsoft’s push to make Azure ML an end-to-end solution for anyone who wants to build and train models that m... More

M&E Journal: Intelligence vs. Wisdom: Choose Wisely to Transform Business Operations

By T Shobhana, VP Global Head Marketing and Communications, Prime Focus Technologies - Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are seeping into our lives every day, affecting t... 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 ... More