Exclusives

NAB Show: Rights Management, Security and Storage Solutions Among MESA Member Highlights

By Jeff Berman and Chris Tribbey Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be bringing a wide range of industry solutions to the NAB Show in Las Veg... More

NAB Show: Back by Popular Demand: MESA’s DAM Tour

On both April 9 and 10 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will host its popular “Take the DAM(n) Tour,” a two-hour digital asset m... More

Film and Television Industry Launches the Trusted Partner Network

LOS ANGELES – The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) today announced the launch of a new industry-wide, conte... More

M&E Journal: Asset Management Consolidation Projects are Soooo 2014

By Jon Christian, Founding Partner; David Liu, Principal; Paul Stahly, Senior Manager; Steven Sabonjohn, Senior Manager; and Justin Briars, Senior Consultant; Digital Supply Chain ... More

‘The New Cyber Threat of Disinformation’ at the Cyber Security & Content Protection Summit at NAB Show, April 8

LAS VEGAS — Cyber-disinformation threats are now moving from government to the private sector, and media & entertainment is a prime target, according to the keynoter at the u... More

NAB Show: MESA Members to Showcase Connected TV, OTT and App Solutions

Globecast will be touting its new Cloud Channel Playout solution for 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD), HD and standard-definition (SD) channels at NAB. The new media management servi... More

TiVo: Price Remains a Pay TV Problem

Nearly 87% of consumers who cut the pay TV cord during the fourth quarter of 2017 did because of price, a 6.6% year-over-year increase and the highest rate of price dissatisfaction... More

Smart Content West: M&E Companies Must Embrace New Forms of Interactivity

Interactivity keeps evolving and it’s important for media and entertainment companies to embrace new forms of interactive media and also find ways to measure viewer engagement, J... More

Smart Content West: The Power of Azure AI

LOS ANGELES — For Martin Wahl, principal program manager for Microsoft’s Azure Media Services, a big part of his job is speaking to both audiences and customers about how to us... More

Smart Content West: AWS, Azure Share AI Successes

LOS ANGELES — With the sheer amount of video being produced today, extracting meaningful metadata out of the content may seem like a daunting task. That’s where machine lear... More

M&E Journal: Smart Content Will Simplify the Digital Supply Chain

By Uri Kogan, Vice President, Product Marketing, Nuxeo - Everyone in the M&E content ecosystem knows the Holy Grail of content value generation is in serving the right content ... More

Cloud Applications, Smart Production Among Feb. 27 Smart Content West Topics

When the industry’s best and brightest descend on the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel Feb. 27 for the fifth annual Smart Content West Summit, they’ll get a primer on the best pract... More

Metadata Solutions Front and Center Feb. 27 at Smart Content Summit West

When the industry’s best and brightest descend on the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel Feb. 27 for the fifth annual Smart Content West Summit, they’ll get a primer on the best pract... More

Gracenote Predicts Germany, Norway, U.S. to Be Top Winter Olympics Medal Winners

Germany and Norway will fight it out to be the top medal winner at the 2018 Winter Olympics, followed by the U.S., whose women’s team will fare especially well in PyeongChang, So... More

MoviePass Brass to Keynote Bi-Coastal Smart Content Summits

The data and analytics behind the business of premier movie-theater subscription service MoviePass will be the topic of the very first bi-coastal keynote address during both the Sm... More

PwC: AI Likely to Impact Media, Telecom Deals in 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies will likely play a role in deals made in the media and telecom sector in 2018, according to PwC. That’s one of th... More

TiVo CFO: Company Sees Upside Opportunities from Data, Targeted Advertising

TiVo continues to see upside opportunities from the strength of its evolving business model, according to CFO Peter Halt. For example, “our data business potentially offers tr... More

MESA Smart Content Summits Return to Both Coasts in 2018

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliances (MESA) 2018 Event Calendar kicks off in late February and early March with two back-to-back, coast-to-coast Smart Content Summits. The... More

Analyst: Major Progress to Be Made in Machine Learning This Year

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve and grow rapidly across the media and entertainment sector, and we can expect to see major enhancements in the technology, from met... More

MESA Members at CES 2018: AI, Blockchain, IoT, OTT and More

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will again be well-represented at the 2018 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show, taking over Las Vegas Jan. 9-12. This is... More