EVS’ Overcam Wins IABM’S Peter Wayne Golden BaM Award

EVS, a provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today announced that Overcam, its new AI-based camera automation system, has won the IABM’s top honor for design and innovation. The Peter Wayne Golden BaM award recognizes the year’s best new solution within the broadcast and media technology industry. All 20 winners of the IABM’s […]

Dalet Building Multiplatform TV Newsroom

Dalet’s Galaxy five platform uses the cloud to create a borderless newsroom with state-of-the-art remote production capabilities, while AI-enriched archives enable more diverse news stories for audiences across all viewing platforms.

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Collins | Automation & AI: The Future Of Advertising

Manual processes and outdated back-office technology are the primary reasons that national spot buys are difficult to execute and have a tendency to underperform. The challenge in implementing new solutions generally boils down to two areas: technology and automation priorities and the associated costs.

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TVN Tech | AI, Cloud Accelerating Production Efficiency

TVU CEO Paul Shen says AI-driven products and dramatic improvements in remote production and delivery to multiple platforms are streamlining news operations like never before.

Haivision Buys AI, Cloud Video Firm LightFlow

The expanded team combines edge video computing with cloud technology and machine learning to redefine and optimize end-to-end video streaming and workflow management.

Dalet Expands Quality Control Support With Interra Systems Technology Partnership

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today expanded integration of the Interra Systems’ BATON platform to include the Ooyala Flex Media Platform. Cupertino, Calif.-based Interra Systems’ BATON is a machine learning- and AI-enabled automated file-based quality control (QC) platform. It provides quality and compliance checks for VOD content, in […]

CUJO AI Launches Lens, AI-powered Network Analytics Tool

CUJO AI, a global provider in the development and application of artificial intelligence to improve the security, control and privacy of connected devices, today announced the launch of Lens, a network analytics product. Network operators can obtain granular, dynamic and near real-time actionable insights about how customers use their home or business networks. Lens’ interactive […]

San Francisco Giants Choose Veritone For AI-Powered, Rapid Media Discovery

Veritone Inc., the creator of aiWARE, an operating system for artificial intelligence, said the MLB’s San Francisco Giants have selected Veritone’s AI solutions to bring its 60-year media archive to life and drive an advanced fan engagement strategy. Veritone aiWARE will enable rapid content search and accelerated asset sharing with media, global partners, internal stakeholders […]

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TVN Tech | IP, Cloud, AI Were Everywhere At Buzz-Free IBC

Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.

IBC: Dalet Media Cortex Accelerates Shift To AI-Powered Media Workflows

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will showcase at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) on stand 8.B77 the new version of Dalet Media Cortex, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered media workflow service that puts content intelligence at the fingertips of media professionals. A Software as a Service (SaaS) […]

Tremor Video Adds AI Enhancements To Demand-Side Platform

Tremor Video, a programmatic video platform, today announced it has expanded its demand-side platform’s (DSP) advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning technology. Tremor Video says the move positions it “at the forefront of the industry — revolutionizing the concept of data-driven marketing with a platform that is capable of adjusting for user behavior based on […]

TVU Networks’ AI Tech Help Broadcasters Deliver Customized Content

TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP solutions, will showcase its advanced artificial intelligence broadcast solutions, at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Hall 2, Stand B28. Already incorporated into several TVU products, AI is at the center of TVU’s story-centric workflow, which automates content distribution and allows broadcasters to customize — and […]

X.news Integrates With Axle AI Media Management

X.news information technology is collaborating with Axle AI, a provider of AI‐driven media management software for media teams, to integrate X.news, its research tool for the web, social media and other real-time content, with Axle AI 2019, Axle’s media management system. These products have been integrated to give unprecedented capabilities to corporate, sports and political […]

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TVN Tech | For IBC 2019, IP Leads The Story

Experts say the broadcast industry’s transition to IP infrastructure is likely to dominate this year’s show in Amsterdam. But there’s still plenty of room for developments in the cloud, artificial intelligence, OTT, cybersecurity and more to keep technologists busy on both the show floor and in its conference rooms.

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Social Media Never Intended To Be In The News Business — But Just Wait Till AI Takes Over

Cox Media Group Chooses Veritone for AI-Driven Ad Analytics And Online Content Curation

Veritone, the creator of aiWARE, an operating system for artificial intelligence, said that Cox Media Group (CMG) has selected the aiWARE-powered Veritone Essentials suite of applications to use across its 60-plus radio stations in 11 markets. CMG Radio is the latest major broadcast group to join leading broadcasters and thousands of stations in deploying Veritone’s […]

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Newsrooms Getting Smarter About AI

Artificial intelligence in news is evolving beyond metadata tags. It can now help news organizations find and monetize content, generate silent videos and highlights reels and even predict trending news, and ABC News and the CBC are among the broadcasters experimenting with its capabilities.

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MAM: Removing Barriers To Creativity

Media asset management systems, some of which interact with the cloud and use artificial intelligence to personalize content, are growing in acceptance among TV broadcasters as they add scaled-down functionality, standardization and microservices.

Accedo Launches Sports Solution At NAB

Accedo will introduce a sports solution at next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. It enables sports service providers to launch OTT and direct-to-consumer services featuring live, catch up and on-demand video to all major platforms. Accedo’s new solution lets sports service providers give fans a personalized user experience and includes AI-driven business intelligence features. […]

Dalet Rolls Out New Artificial Intelligence Service

Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, announced today the general availability of Dalet Media Cortex, its new artificial intelligence Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. It will be available at the NAB Show (booth SL 6610). Dalet Media Cortex offers enhanced content curation, production, management and publishing workflows. This release […]

NAGRA Offers Pay-TV Business Transformation At NAB

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and an independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, will demonstrate its latest technologies in content protection, anti-piracy services, watermarking, and active content monetization at the NAB Show Las Vegas Convention Center, ­­­­­­­­­­­­booth SU3624, from April 8-11. “With traditional TV and OTT now synonymous and with numerous needs […]

Facebook Launches AI To Find And Remove ‘Revenge Porn’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is rolling out technology to make it easier to find and remove intimate pictures and videos posted without the subject’s consent, often called “revenge porn.” Currently, Facebook users or victims of revenge porn have to report the inappropriate pictures before content moderators will review them. The company has also suggested […]

Veritone NAB Show Highlights

Veritone is a provider of artificial intelligence technology and solutions. The company’s proprietary operating system, aiWARE, orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, video, and other data sources into actionable intelligence. aiWARE can be deployed in a number of environments and configurations to meet customers’ needs. Its open architecture enables customers […]

Spark Foundry And AI Music Introduce AI-Generated Creative For Audio Ads

Spark Foundry, a media agency part of Publicis Media, and AI Music, a London-based AI company, today announced a new solution, Sympaphonic Ads, which will bring deeper personalization to audio advertising by using AI to produce ad creative. Sympaphonic Ads are designed to help marketers increase brand engagement while reducing costs and saving time associated with creating […]

China Creates Virtual Anchor To Deliver News

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AI Is A Key To Automated Closed Captioning

To accommodate the hearing impaired, the FCC requires stations to caption news and other live programming that they broadcast with minimal delays between the audio and captions. Some broadcasters would like to go beyond the regulatory mandate and caption all the programming they put on digital media. Automated captioning, helped by artificial intelligence, is closing in on making that a real possibility.

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At IBC, Heads Were In The Cloud

The buzz around the IP transition, the cloud and AI was so loud at this year’s IBC that the walls were practically humming with it. Although frequency of that buzz may be too future-pitched to fully resonate with many broadcasters, the conversation about how to manage such a major transition continues to gain clarity.

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Prime Focus Technologies

Prime Focus Technologies | Stand 7.C05| www.PrimeFocusTechnologies.com Prime Focus Technologies, the technology arm of Prime Focus, has partnered with Virtual Artificial Intelligence, a U.K.-based provider of AI solutions. The partnership is focused on delivering practical, affordable AI solutions to media and entertainment (M&E) enterprises, and simplifying business processes through process automation. The collaboration will leverage […]

Sizmek Unveils Solution For Advanced TV

Sizmek, an independent buy-side advertising platform, today launched a new advanced TV initiative with plans to roll-out a fully integrated solution across linear, addressable and connected TV later this year. Today, Sizmek is already a one-stop-shop for linear, addressable and connected TV inventory. Soon, advertisers and media agencies will be able to apply AI-driven insights […]

IBM Watson, IRIS.TV Launch AI-Powered Service

IBM Watson Media and IRIS.TV, a cloud-based personalized video programming system, today launched Video Recommendations, a new AI content personalization engine designed to help publishers boost viewer engagement through highly relevant video programming recommendations. The companies say that by combining viewer data with a deep understanding of specific elements within video, “publishers are better able […]

Media Planning’s Next Big Change Agent: AI

Artificial Intelligence is coming to the media and advertising world, and the changes that have roiled the industry are only going to continue, according to some of the top planners and strategists at media agencies. Media planners and strategists make the big calls on the best way for advertisers to reach their target audiences. Their jobs have become more complicated as technology has given consumers more choices in where and how to view content, as well as the ability to skip commercials they don’t want to watch.

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On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Mediaproxy

Mediaproxy | Stand 7.B44| www.mediaproxy.com Mediaproxy, a provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, says its new source comparison feature for real-time identification of mismatched content, will make its European debut at IBC 2018, Sept. 14-18 at the RAI Amsterdam. This new engine enables network operators, managing multiple stations and playout facilities, to compare video content from […]

Facebook: Robots Are The Future Of AI

Today, most successful AI systems have to be exposed to millions of data points labeled by humans — like, say, photos of cats — before they can learn to recognize patterns that people take for granted. Creating systems that require less data and have more common sense is a key goal for making AI smarter in the future.

Report: The U.S. Is Unprepared For The AI Future

Advances in artificial intelligence are supercharging propaganda, espionage and cybercrime, threatening “the end of truth,” according to a new report from the Center for a New American Security.

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Pilot

Pilot, an innovation initiative of the NAB, together with IBM and Frankly Inc., will demonstrate a proof of concept for using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology for local broadcaster video at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The proof of concept will be presented in the Pilot booth, April 9-12. The display will demonstrate the way in […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Bitmovin

Bitmovin | Booth SU9901 | https://bitmovin.com/ Bitmovin API-based products help developers around the world solve complex video problems with cloud native software that runs anywhere. Newest Bitmovin Player V8 — A totally modular player, allowing service providers to select the exact functionality they need for their networks and content. See how modular video player leads to […]

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On The NAB Exhibit Floor: Dalet

Dalet | http://www.dalet.com/ Dalet, a provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, will unveil Dalet Galaxy five at NAB 2018. The new version of the award-winning media asset management and workflow orchestration platform brings a number of important functional enhancements and three major technology innovations that augment media operations and enable new forward-thinking […]

ESPN Taps AI To Measure Programming

ESPN has agreed to use the Veritone artificial intelligence platform to capture, monitor and measure ESPN’s sports talk programming and live coverage. The AI platform also will be used for television and podcasts and will provide real-time transparency, verification and analytics for ad campaigns.

Bringing AI To Closed Captioning