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Dolby Marks 50th Atmos Home Entertainment Title

By Chris Tribbey March will mark a milestone for Dolby Atmos, the company’s next-generation, object-based surround sound technology, with the 50th home entertainment title to be... More

LG Tests ATSC 3.0 4K Broadcast in Korea

By Chris Tribbey LG Electronics has successfully tested the first-ever end-to-end 4K broadcast using the next-generation ATSC 3.0 standard, the company announced, marking the firs... More

DTS Headphone:X, Play-Fi Tech Integrated into New Acer Smartphone

By Chris Tribbey Sound technology company DTS scored another win with its Headphone:X surround sound technology Feb. 22, with mobile phone manufacturer Acer announcing it would in... More

Adobe, Akamai Kick Off Mobile World Congress

By Chris Tribbey Adobe and Akamai both made early waves at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona Feb. 22, while 20th Century Fox also used the annual conference to make a m... More

PwC: Expect More Cable Deals in 2016

By Chris Tribbey The overall value of entertainment, media and communications deals was up 13% to $149 billion in 2015, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)... More

Hallen Named President of HPA

By Chris Tribbey Leon Silverman, president of the Hollywood Professional Alliance (HPA), is stepping down from his position, with Seth Hallen, HPA board member and SVP of global c... More

David Webster Dole, Creator of ISCI, Dead at 101

By Chris Tribbey David Webster Dole, creator of the Industry Standard Coding Identification (ISCI), the precursor to today’s Ad-ID industry standard for identifying ad assets fo... More

M&E Daily Publishing Schedule

Just a quick update that there will be no M&E Daily Monday. But we will be back on schedule for Tuesday. Have a nice weekend!... More

Evolution Digital Launches New IP Video Platform

By Chris Tribbey Evolution Digital — which offers integrated IP hybrid devices and video solutions to the cable industry — acquired i-Velozity and its IP VOD platform for cabl... More

Rovi, Intellectual Ventures Collaborate on OTT Partnership

Rovi and Intellectual Ventures today announced that the companies are collaborating to bring together two of the world’s leading media and entertainment patent portfolios under a... More

Quantum Rides Scale-Out Storage Revenue to Operating Profit

By Chris Tribbey Scale-out storage, archive and data protection solutions company Quantum posted operating income of $2 million for its fiscal third quarter (ended Dec. 31) thanks... More

Dolby CEO: An ‘Exciting’ Time for the Company

By Chris Tribbey The end of 2015 was a banner quarter for Dolby, according to CEO Kevin Yeaman. Speaking Jan. 27 during the sound technology company’s fiscal first quarter ... More

PwC, Forbes: Personalized Content Still a Problem

By Chris Tribbey A majority of companies lack an overriding strategy for their content, allow content to be created in a vacuum within their marketing departments, rarely personal... More

Vubiquity Partners With Cuban TV/Digital Network

By Chris Tribbey Multiplatform video services company Vubiquity has been tapped by a start-up network that will be the nation’s first to deliver multi-platform content dedicated... More

Western Digital Corporation, Avere Systems Enable A New Class Of Massively Scalable Storage For Private, Hybrid Clouds

Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation has announced that its HGST Active Archive System has been certified with the FXT 5000 Series Edge Filer fa... More

M&E Journal: From DAM to Digital Backbone

By Steve Cronan, Founder and CEO, 5th Kind As the world of Digital Asset Management continues to evolve and mature, the question for asset managers isn’t should I invest in a DA... More

CES Sees Focus on Cyber Security

By Chris Tribbey Between drones, connected cars, 4K Ultra High-Def TVs and virtual reality, there won’t be a shortage of upbeat headlines coming out of this week’s Consumer El... More

Sony DADC Touts 4K Blu-ray Tools

By Chris Tribbey Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc is just getting out of the gate, with more than one manufacturer likely to announce players at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The ... More