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EIDR European Working Group to Meet May 9 in London

The latest updates around the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) will be presented May 9 at Google’s Covent Garden offices in London during a free meeting of the EIDR European Work... More

AWS: Three ‘Major Trends’ as Customers Adopt Machine Learning

NEW YORK — Amazon Web Services (AWS) has observed “three major trends” as its customers adopt machine learning (ML) in growing numbers, according to Dan Mbanga, AWS global le... More

Legacy FTP to 8K Video … the Old Met the New During the NAB Show

By Jon Finegold, CMO, Signiant - Reflecting on the NAB Show this year, I was struck by two extremes: emerging technology that’s still on the fringe, like 8K video, and dying ... More

M&E Journal: Smart Content Drives Smart Asset Usage and Engagement

By John Price, Product Marketing Manager, OpenText - I’m sure we’ve all had them. Those “how did they know that?” moments when online, be it on a website, social media,... More

IBM CFO: Strength in Security, Cloud Gave Company a Q1 Lift

IBM reported revenue growth in its first quarter (ended March 31) behind continued strength in its cloud and cybersecurity businesses, according to CFO James Kavanaugh. Total re... More

Live at NAB Show: The Keys to Building a Successful OTT Video Service

LAS VEGAS – There are six crucial ingredients to building a successful over-the-top (OTT) video service, according to the content and service providers who spoke on an NAB Show p... More

Live at NAB Show: Digital Asset Management, Content Protection Solutions Highlighted

LAS VEGAS — Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brought a variety of new offerings to the annual NAB Show, covering cloud solutions, digital asset manag... More

M&E Journal: Supercharging Innovation for M&E Workflows with Modern Scale-Out Storage

By Matt Ashton, Technical Marketing Engineer, Qumulo - Storage infrastructure is an integral ingredient in the success of today’s media and entertainment organizations. File-... More

Live at NAB Show: Cyber Summit Keynoter Offers Advice on Protecting Journalists in the Field

LAS VEGAS — Reporters working in war zones and countries hostile to journalists have long dealt with the physical dangers that come with the job. But in many countries today, cyb... More

NAB Show: Major Update to Adobe Creative Cloud Includes Advanced AI, Enhanced VR Tools

A significant update to Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) has added several new features, including enhanced virtual reality (VR) tools and advanced artificial intelligence (AI) powered by... More

NAB Show: EIDR Ready Branding Initiative to Benefit Supporting Companies

Will Kreth, executive director of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR), was on a panel at NAB’s New York City event in October of last year when a CTO of a major rights a... More

NAB Show: MESA Members Bring Content Protection, Security Solutions

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey Securing your content and defending against ever-evolving cyber threats are two of the most discussed topics in the media and entertainment spac... More

NAB Show: MESA Member Workflow Solutions Spotlighted

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey This is the second of two stories previewing some of the workflow solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. The first ca... More

WiTH Leadership Award Nominations Due March 26

The Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) organization, which is dedicated to the advancement of women in entertainment technology, is seeking nominations for its second annual WiT... More

NAB Show: Sony to Tout New End-to-End Workflow Solutions

NEW YORK — Sony will be showcasing new end-to-end workflow solutions at NAB in Las Vegas that are designed to help its many professional customers thrive amid the rapidly changin... More

Adobe to Unveil New Experience Cloud Capabilities

Adobe will be introducing new Experience Cloud capabilities at its 2018 Summit, March 25-29 in Las Vegas, according to Shantanu Narayen, its CEO and president. That “spectrum... More

Digital Bedrock to Archive, Preserve Soderbergh’s ‘Logan Lucky,’ ‘Unsane’

Los Angeles-based digital preservation service Digital Bedrock has announced an agreement with director Steven Soderbergh and his company Fingerprint Releasing, which will see Digi... More

M&E Journal: Managing Static and Active Metadata in Support of Content Preservation

By Linda Tadic, Founder and CEO, Digital Bedrock - Every production requires an investment of money, time, and emotions. When the production is complete and the work released, t... More

NAB Show 2018: Three Ways We’ll See the Impact of the OTT Transition

By Jason Friedlander, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Verizon Digital Media Services - This year, the transition to over-the-top (OTT) from over-the-air (OTA) continues to... More

The Secret to Signiant Customer Support’s 97% Net Promoter Score

Megan Cater, Senior Manager, Digital Content, Signiant - When Jad Abdul-Rahim joined Signiant nine years ago as a technical support engineer, the customer support team functione... More