HITS Exclusives

Avid, Azure Execs Highlight Keynotes at July 25 M&E Day

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) holds its first-ever Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day July 25 at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in New York City, ... More

Tips for Launching an OTT App

Martijn Van Horssen, CEO and founder, 24i Media — Over the top (OTT) television is changing the way people watch video. Whereas television screens were once used almost exclus... More

Ooyala to Share AI, Metadata Insights at MESA’s Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day

Execs from online video tech company Ooyala will be on hand July 25 at the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue ... More

Teradata: StackIQ Acquisition to Strengthen Teradata Everywhere, IntelliCloud Capabilities

To help boost on-premises and hybrid offerings for its customers, data and analytics firm Teradata has acquired San Diego-based start-up StackIQ, which specializes in cloud and ana... More

Caringo: Changing the Economics of Storage

For more than a decade now, Austin, Texas-based Caringo has had a singular goal: give companies an object storage solution that offers complete control over any volume or size of u... More

MESA’s First Media & Entertainment Day Hits New York July 25

A full day of conferences, keynotes, workshops and technology showcases, covering four different areas of the media and entertainment industry, is set for July 25, when the Media &... More

Wipro, HPE to Deliver Consumption-Based IT Solution

Wipro and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have announced a new joint partnership, one that has the companies delivering an on-premises IT infrastructure solution, featuring flexible, co... More

Avid Bolsters Broadcast Graphics Software with New Design Tools, Time-Saving Features (MESA)

Avid today announced the release of a new version of Avid 4Designer® next-generation graphics authoring software. As part of Avid’s commitment to providing the most comprehensiv... More

Wazee Digital Named AWS Public Sector Partner

Wazee Digital today announced that it is now part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner Program (PSP). AWS PSP recognizes partners with solutions and experience in... More

M&E Journal: All In on IP? Not so Fast …

By Tom “TV” Burns, CTO of M&E, Dell EMC - I think it’s safe to say we’re all in agreement when it comes to the momentum behind the move to IP-based workflows. That... More

Verizon Digital Media Services Execs: Personalization Plays Key Role in Effectively Monetizing OTT Services

Many content owners have already launched over-the-top (OTT) online video services, but some of them have yet to find effective ways to increase revenue, reduce costs and keep view... More

Cisco, Verizon Collaborate Again for Enterprise Customers

Cisco and Verizon continue to collaborate on services for enterprise customers, and now Cisco will be making its Virtual Managed Services (VMS) available to Verizon in a move that ... More

Avanade Study: Intelligent Automation a Must for Businesses

More than 30% of companies are already using some type of intelligent automation today, and to help jumpstart productivity and innovate, every business should be adding intelligent... More

M&E Journal: 2017: The Year of Quality VR

By Ramón Bretón, CTO, 3rd i QC - The current wave of virtual reality began in August of 2012, when Oculus launched a Kickstarter campaign for its first Rift headset, the PC-ba... More

MESA Announces First Media & Entertainment Day, July 25 at Microsoft Technology Center in New York City

NEW YORK — The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has announced the inaugural Media & Entertainment Day for Tuesday, July 25th at the Microsoft Technology Center on E... More

Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) Announces Winners of Inaugural Leadership Awards

Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, announced the winners of its 1st Annual L... More

HITS: Spring 2017: TiVo, AWS, IBM Tout Benefits of AI, Machine Learning

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Content distribution used to be very simple, according to Scott Maddux, VP of business development for TiVo: create programming, broadcast it over the ai... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Asset Protection, Streamlining the Value Chain Take Center Stage

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — The day before New Regency’s Leonardo DiCaprio film “The Revenant” hit theaters in 2015, the actor who did the stunt work as the bear in arguably t... More

M&E Innovation, Technology Stressed at HITS: Spring 2017

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Aaron Levie, CEO, co-founder and chairman of Box, foresaw a major shift in how people collaborate and share information, when he got his company off the ... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Entertainment Partners Talks Security, TiVo Looks at Metadata, AI

The CISO from Entertainment Partners will share the latest tools available to secure the production office while TiVo will bring an expert on using machine learning, metadata and a... More