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

White House AI, Robotics Expert to Keynote Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

When President Obama saw the need to commercialize, research and adopt a policy around robotics and AI, he turned to Dr. Eric Daimler, a leading authority with more than 20 years o... More

MarkLogic Exec: Entertainment Companies Can Do a Lot More with AI and ‘We Need to Get Started’

These are still early days for artificial intelligence (AI) and there’s a lot more that entertainment companies can do to leverage the technology to take full advantage of it for... More

Winter M&E Journal Digital Edition Goes Live

The digital version of the winter edition of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance’s “M&E Journal,” featuring more than 40 original M&E thought pieces from executives r... More

MESA, MarkLogic Webinar to Examine Effective AI Usage in M&E

When MarkLogic and the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) host the Jan. 23 webinar “AI and the Future of Entertainment Data,” Matt Turner wants to cut through t... More

CES 2019: ThinkAnalytics Talks Metadata, Viewer Behavior Solutions for the Viewing Experience

ThinkAnalytics is showing at CES “how its solutions understand metadata and viewer behavior to personalize the viewing experience and boost subscriber engagement,” according to... More

Diamond: Bridging Innovation and Enterprise

Diamond is a Los Angeles-based digital agency that’s been specializing in scalable, high-performance mobile and web applications since it was created in 2012. Jonathan de Arma... More

V2 Solutions M&E Division Spins Off Into Spherex

The media and entertainment (M&E) division of V2 Solutions has been spun off into a new M&E company named Spherex, led by CEO and founder Teresa Phillips, and the new company is ... More

CPS 2018: Videocites CEO Touts AI’s Role in Content Protection

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Digital rights management, watermarking, BitTorrent, hardware with piracy applications built in, live, illegal streams of copyrighted material … there ... More