Connections

Kaltura, 24i Execs Predict More Cord-Cutting, 4K Content

For the foreseeable future, we’ll be seeing the continued popularity of mobile devices and over-the-top (OTT) services for viewing TV content, as well as more cord-cutting and 4K... More

NYPL’s Cram: Why Rights Metadata Management is Important

NEW YORK — The Rights & Metadata Madness conference kicked off July 20 with a detailed explanation by Greg Cram, associate director of copyright and information Policy for th... More

IBM Expands Blockchain Initiatives to Cloud Services

In another example of IBM’s efforts to expand its initiatives around blockchain record-keeping technology, the company said July 14 that it launched cloud services to be used by ... More

Ad-ID Webinar to Address Cross-Platform Ad Challenges

A group of entertainment industry experts will be on hand in a webinar July 26 to tackle one of the industry’s biggest challenges today: breaking down the walls between platforms... More

M&E Journal: U.S. Video Consumption & Viewership Trends

By Greg Boyer, U.S. Entertainment & Media Consulting Leader, PwC Terms like “all you can eat” and “binging” were once relegated to the analog domains of inexpensive food... More

Inaugural Rights & Metadata Madness Event To Tackle Rights Management, Contracts

At the inaugural “Rights & Metadata Madness: Where Legal Meets the Digital Supply Chain” event July 20 in New York City, the current state of media and entertainment content ri... More

Solekai Chosen by Pure Flix for Analytics, Mobile App Support

Software design services and tech integration company Solekai Systems has been chosen by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Pure Flix Entertainment to analyze user trends on PureFlix.com, and... More

Adobe’s Burke: Connected Assets Improve Content Creators’ Productivity

The shift from traditional boxed software to connected assets that are available on desktop computers, as well as mobile devices, has significantly improved the productivity of co... More

Rovi: Make Content Discovery Easy for Consumers

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — During the Hollywood IT Society’s (HITS) recent “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet” event, Michael Jeffrey, VP of market solutions for R... More

Kaplan: Hollywood Deserves Critical Infrastructure Status

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — It’s a story almost too bizarre to be true: In 1983, President Reagan got a private screening of the now-classic Matthew Broderick hit “WarGames,” ... More

Data Takes Center Stage at ‘Holly-wired’ Event

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Nick Curcuru, VP of data services for MasterCard, said something May 25 at the "Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet" event in Los Angeles that c... More

Fox Futurist to Take HITS Attendees on VR/AR Journey

The worlds of virtual reality and augmented reality are meant to be light-hearted and fun. So that’s the tactic Ted Schilowitz, futurist for 20th Century Fox, will be taking with... More

USC’s Taplin to Tout the Mobile Video Revolution at HITS Conference

At the late-2013 "HITS Digital Marketing & Analytics Summit" in Los Angeles, Jonathan Taplin, director of the Annenberg School of Innovation at the University of Southern Californi... More

MasterCard Keynote at HITS Conference to Tackle Analytics

By Chris Tribbey One of the main keynotes attendees at the May 25 “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet” event in Los Angeles won’t involve someone from the media ... More

NAB Show: Adobe Does DRM, SeeQVault Making Gains

By Chris Tribbey Here’s a rundown of the latest news from Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) member companies out of the 2016 NAB Show: From an eye-opening report ... More

5th Kind DAM Deploys on Microsoft Azure with Akamai Integration

5th Kind has announced plans to make 5th Kind’s CORE available on the Microsoft Azure with Akamai CDN integration. 5th Kind’s Digital Asset Management solution provides highly ... More

GrayMeta Demonstrates Metadata Solutions at NAB 2016

GrayMeta, a leading provider of metadata solutions that brings tremendous value to your assets, is unveiling today new technologies tailored to help media, entertainment and broadc... More

New Analytic Solution from Teradata Simplifies, Automates Regulatory Review Processes

Companies everywhere are required to monitor and archive communications to ensure regulatory compliance and avoid legal penalties. However, existing labor-intensive compliance proc... More

Portland Trail Blazers Deploy Digimarc Barcode to Elevate Fan Experiences through Engaging Mobile Content

Digimarc has announced that the Portland Trail Blazers have partnered with the company to introduce a first-of-its-kind FanScan feature for the National Basketball Association (NBA... More

Bringing Sanity to Metadata Madness

By Christy King, Strategic Consultant, MESA Who would have imagined that there are 200 people in New York City who are excited enough about metadata to devote an entire day to d... More