Exclusives

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

Smart Hollywood Summit: Begin Evaluating IP Metadata as Capital

LOS ANGELES — Metadata development creates future value, everyone knows that. So why is metadata often evaluated as an operating expense, and not as a capital expenditure? Tha... More

Google Cloud Security Specialist: No GDPR Compliance Problems

Google Cloud hasn’t experienced any major compliance issues since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect last year and isn’t concerne... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How AI Makes Data Smarter

LOS ANGELES — For Tom Ohanian, global sales executive for IBM Watson Media and Weather, artificial intelligence (AI) applications are only as good as how well they’re able to a... More

Smart Hollywood Keynoter: AI is Neither Utopian nor Dystopian

LOS ANGELES — When President Obama wanted his administration to have a serious conversation about robotics and artificial intelligence, it was Dr. Eric Daimler he turned to for g... More

MovieLabs on the Importance of EIDR to the Future Media Supply Chain

Next year will mark the 10th anniversary of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system, which plays an important and relevant role in the future m... More

Hammerspace CEO to Spotlight Metadata at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

Among the highlights of the Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit — a day-long conference looking at the transformative effect AI, blockchain, metadata, OTT and automated processes are ... More

Making the Business Case for EIDR is Important to Drive Increased Adoption

Adoption of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system continues to grow, but it remains important to continue making the business case for more o... More

HPA Tech Retreat Panelists: AI in M&E is in its Infancy

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Don Eklund, CTO for Sony Pictures Entertainment, sees a pretty simple explanation for why artificial intelligence has become such a prevalent technology tod... More

EIDR, WD Execs: SMPTE’s C4 ID Complements EIDR ID

Although some people mistakenly believe SMPTE’s recently standardized C4 ID is a competitor to the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system or the... More