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An EPIC Cloud Program Scheduled for July 24 M&E Day

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, Microsoft is sponsoring a new series of discussions centered around cloud production wo... More

AWS Introduces New Machine Learning Capabilities at Annual NY Summit

Amazon Web Services used its annual AWS Summit in New York July 17 to introduce new SageMaker machine learning (ML) features and announce expanded relationships with customers incl... 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,” accord... More

SMPTE Publishes Standards for Binding Ad-IDs to Commercials, EIDR Codes to Content

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) July 9 announced it has published new standards around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (E... More

M&E Journal: The Pattern to Unlock Smart Content

By Matt Turner, CTO, Media and Manufacturing, MarkLogic - Everyone in the M&E content ecosystem knows the Holy Grail of content value generation is in serving the right content... More

Ooyala: AI, Blockchain, AR and VR Usage All Growing

Usage and demand for artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) continue to grow and are among the most significant technology trends... More

MESA, MarkLogic to Host Smart Content Webinar with Sony July 18

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and MarkLogic will host a unique webinar July 18, exploring how bringing together the data (including the operational and enterpr... More

M&E Journal: Get Ready for EIDR 3.0

By Will Kreth, Executive Director, Entertainment ID Registry - Since its first release in 2010, the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) — a widely adopted industry standard univ... More

Adobe’s Editing App ‘Project Rush’ Syncs All Projects to the Cloud

At the VidCon conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 19, Adobe introduced Project Rush, a new app that it said automatically syncs all of one’s digital workflows to the cloud, enabl... More

A Single Source of Truth: Rights Management in the Age of Digitalization

By Michael McGuire, Chief Revenue Officer, FilmTrack- Over the past decade, the M&E ecosystem has been completely redefined. Advances in technology have completely changed t... More

M&E Journal: New Tools Needed for New Forms of Storytelling

By Mario Kenyon, Head of Production & Daniel Kenyon, Founder and CEO, Furious M - Immersive technologies like virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed are the next major gr... More

IBM Watson Media, Fox Sports Add AI to World Cup Coverage

For this month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Fox Sports has partnered with IBM Watson Media to add an artificial intelligence layer to the broadcaster’s coverage of the even... More

Accelerated Ingest to Cloud Services

By Megan Cater, Senior Manager Digital Content at Signiant - We are in an era of data inundation. According to a report by IDC, by 2020 there will be as many digital bits in ex... More

HITS Spring: M&E Companies Can Significantly Benefit from Machine Learning

Media and entertainment companies stand to benefit tremendously from the use of machine learning (ML), as well as artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, but not all ML and... More

HITS Spring: LiveTiles Chief Architect Examines Future of AI Tools

For the last decade, everyone in the media and entertainment industry has had some form of the term “digital transformation” beaten into their heads, and from the move away fro... More

Rightsline: Tackling Media Rights, Avails Challenges for Industry’s Biggest Players

With no end in sight to the content craze, the world’s top media producers and distributors are almost exclusively now outsourcing their rights and avails management to a purpose... More

Digimarc CEO: Retailers Still Being ‘Cautious’ About Replacing Traditional Barcode

It’s taking a while to expand Digimarc Barcode across retail stores industrywide because retailers are “suitably cautious” about replacing the traditional barcode that they a... More

Dolby CFO: Smart Wireless Speakers a Growth Opportunity

Sound bars already represent one of several growth areas for Dolby, but down the road the company also sees a potential growth opportunity in the smart wireless speaker product cat... More

IBM, Google Execs: AI to Open Up More Content Value, Monetization Opportunities

NEW YORK – All media and entertainment (M&E) companies stand to gain by using artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance content value and performance, as well as find and maximize ... More

AWS Elemental Cloud Services Aim to Maximize Value of Video with AI

NEW YORK — Four of the most recent cloud services that Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced are helping media and entertainment (M&E) companies maximize the value of video with a... More