The Death of the TV Remote – and What’s Coming Next (WSJ)

In the last few years, Alexa and Siri have moved in. With this invasion of AI assistants comes incredible command over technology: Don’t set a timer or check the weather; ask. Do... More

GrayMeta Metadata Powering Sky News’ ‘Royal Wedding: Who’s Who’ App (MESA)

As millions gather to watch the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, Sky News will introduce a new interactive experience for the historic event. ... More

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

Gracenote Working to Keep Radio Connected in the Car (Radio Ink)

Gracenote is ready to bring its “infotainment” services to life, working with all of the nation’s automakers in ensuring that radio doesn’t lose its front-and-center place ... More

From Mood Playlists to Metadata: How Smart Speakers are the Next Frontier for the Music Business (Billboard)

As you read this, the mass adoption of voice-enabled devices and experiences around the world is accelerating -- with music taking center stage as a growth driver and guinea pig. ... More

Google Taps TiVo Music Metadata for YouTube, Google Play (SCN)

Google announced March 7 it’s partnered with TiVo Music Metadata to provide select artist metadata and artist images for several services, including YouTube Red, YouTube Music an... More

How Machine Learning is Changing the Game for Content Metadata (MCN)

Roz Ho, TiVo: These are the best of times for entertainment content owners and distributors—but they are also very challenging times. There is more content—often great content... More

Metadata Will Supercharge Video, But it’s Still Early Days (AdExchanger)

With the explosion of cross-screen TV, publishers and advertisers are clamoring for better discovery, personalization and cataloging of video content, and metadata is answering tha... More

Dolby Exec: Metadata Can Help Overcome Today’s TV Audio Challenges (SCN)

Metadata can be used to provide more consistent audio quality for video content amid the growing shift away from linear TV viewing on televisions to the viewing of TV content acros... More

TiVo Brings Powerful Music Metadata to BuzzAngle Music (MESA)

TiVo announced that BuzzAngle Music, a leading innovator in music consumption analytics, has licensed Music Metadata from TiVo. The combination of data analytics from BuzzAngle Mus... More

Appeals Court Grapples With Digital Files, and the Business of Selling ‘Used’ Songs (Billboard)

Every now and then, a technology comes along that is disruptive, legally provocative and has the entertainment industry screaming and kicking and foretelling of impending doom. A m... More

Now Alexa Can Change the Channel for You, Too (The Drum)

Amazon has announced Alexa features for Fire TV that allow users to control their viewing experience with their voices. In other words, US consumers will be able to pair any Fire T... More

Metadata Management in Big Data Environment (V2 Solutions Blog)

Metadata about every digital asset listed on multiple digital platforms must be extracted and stored in a global repository from which data can be extracted regularly and can be an... More

GrayMeta Unlocks Hidden Value Stored in Digital Assets with Cognitive Services (SCN)

GrayMeta developers found it very easy to integrate the Cognitive Services APIs into the GrayMeta Platform. While it took a few months to build the programmatic infrastructure to m... More

6 Ways Business Intelligence is Going to Change in 2017 (Dataconomy)

Data-driven businesses are five times more likely to make faster decisions than their market peers, and twice as likely to land in the top quartile of financial performance within ... More

Blockchain Could Completely Transform the Music Industry (VentureBeat)

Licensing and rights management- Digital rights expression is one of the biggest problems the music industry is tackling presently. It’s extremely difficult to clearly define whi... More

Comcast Buys Video-Metadata Startup Watchwith (Variety)

Comcast has acquired Watchwith, a startup that has built a “deep metadata” video platform that tracks info down to the scene level. “We built Watchwith so TV programmers and ... More

Culture Clash: When the Developer Meets the Analytics Manager (CMS Wire)

The deployment of open sources tools and programming are exposing analytics practitioners to more developers. Not surprisingly, these two professionals are still often viewed colle... More

Prime Focus Technologies CEO on the Top Technologies Shaping Media, Entertainment in 2017 (CXO Today)

Ramki Sankaranarayanan, Prime Focus Technologies: Metadata: The Key to Content Discoverability - "The digital space is today crammed with millions of videos. Metadata has therefore... More

Email in 2017: Harnessing the Power of Data and Creativity (DMB)

In today’s age of the Experience Business, the brands that will be successful are focused on anticipating customers’ needs with personalized experiences and constantly raising ... More