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MarkLogic July 31 Webinar: How Sony Pictures Drives Value With Descriptive Metadata

At the May 23 HITS Spring event in Los Angeles, Jason Lambert, executive director of content licensing and metadata for Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Matt Turner, CTO of media a... More

Veritone Lands AI Ad Analytics Deal With Cox Media Group

Artificial intelligence operating system firm Veritone has landed a deal with Cox Media Group (CMG), with the media conglomerate agreeing to use the AI-powered OS aiWARE’s Verito... More

M&E Journal: Feeding the Content Beast

By Ashley Bailey, Product Marketing Manager, M&E, Veritone - Consumer demand for all types of content, available on all platforms, has never been greater. For M&E companies, it... More

Gracenote Adds Video Popularity Score to Advanced Discovery Metadata Offerings

Gracenote has introduced a video metadata offering it said June 19 was designed to help customers find the most popular movie and TV content. Gracenote Video Popularity Score, t... More

Technicolor Exec: ‘We’re Still in a Crawl Phase’ with Extended Reality

NEW YORK — It’s still just the early days for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other forms of extended reality (XR), and funding remains challenging as applicat... More

HITS Spring: Birlasoft Sees ‘Intelligent Armies’ Winning Race for M&E Audiences

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Timothy Sheehy, assistant VP of media and entertainment for digital and IT services specialist Birlasoft, puts the state of moving workflows to the cloud... More

HITS Spring: Cinelytic, MicroStrategy Bring AI, ML Know-How

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Experts from both Cinelytic and MicroStrategy were on hand May 23 at the annual HITS Spring event, bringing ideas on how machine learning (ML) and artifi... More

HITS Spring: Metadata-Based Tagging a Boon for Studios, 5th Kind CEO Says

Shifting a studio’s strategy to metadata-based tagging can empower its security, as well as provide it with unprecedented control and allow the studio to monetize its archive lik... More

HITS Spring: Blockgraph Aims for Secure ‘Identity’ for TV Ad Industry

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Jason Manningham, GM of the Blockgraph initiative — a TV industry platform designed to offer secure information sharing among broadcasters and advertis... More

HITS Spring: 5th Kind to Tackle ‘Metadata Endgame’

At the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Steve Cronan, CEO of 5th Kind, will show attendees how they can make the most of everything they hav... More

Salesforce Exec: Welcome to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

NEW YORK — We’re living in a significant era of change in which everyone is connected all the time and devices are becoming increasingly smart thanks to technologies including ... More

M&E Journal: Digital Pre-Release Screeners: How Online Platforms Can Eliminate Costs and Provide Greater Peace of Mind

By Beth Harris, VP Marketing, PIX - Managing, organizing, and distributing publicity screeners isn’t an easy job. Although the industry has taken “baby steps” towards ... More

NAB 2019: Gracenote Digs Deep into Metadata

LAS VEGAS — Kamran Lotfi, director of product, search and discovery, for Gracenote, spends a lot of time thinking about how metadata can make content — and the user experience ... More

NAB 2019: ThinkAnalytics, VDMS, Teradici, and More Show Off DAM Offerings

LAS VEGAS — Content workflows migrated to the cloud, automated metadata using artificial intelligence and machine learning, better recommendation engines geared toward attracting... More

NAB 2019: Sony Spotlights New AI-Based Video Analytics, New 4K HDR Camera System

LAS VEGAS — Sony’s significant presence at NAB this week included announcements on multiple service and product fronts, including the introduction of new artificial intelligenc... More

NAB 2019: MESA Members to Show Off New Workflow Solutions

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey – This is the third of three stories previewing some of the new workflow solutions being showcased at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. The... More

ThinkAnalytics: Leveraging AI for Personalized Content Discovery and Real-Time Viewer Insights

(ThinkAnalytics will showcase its solutions April 8-11 at the NAB Show, booth SU7525) ThinkAnalytics’ solutions — including its personalized content discovery platform and i... More

NAB 2019: Take the Digital Asset Management (DAM) Tours

Each year at the NAB Show, the Smart Content arm of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) brings attendees together for a Las Vegas Convention Center floor tour of the... More

M&E Journal: Identify and Automate: How the Entertainment Industry Can Monetize EIDR Universal Content Identifiers

Will Kreth, Executive Director, Entertainment ID Registry - “If you can’t identify it, you can’t operationalize or measure it. If you can’t measure it, you can’t monet... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The Importance of Standards for Consistent Metadata

The media and entertainment (M&E) industry has warmed to the idea that “smart content” is the Holy Grail, but it’s important to reap the benefits of good, consistent metadat... More