Several start-ups hope to use the technology introduced by Bitcoin to give broader access to the data and algorithms behind artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence continues to help news organizations automate more taxing workflows. AI is making ongoing progress with autoclipping to generate news and sports highlights, metadata tagging and accelerating live research and real time content indexing. It’s also pushing into new fronts like delivering smooth slow motion without a super slow motion camera. Above: AI drives EVS’s new Overcam for offside camera positions during soccer games and reduces the need for camera operators for those locations.
Instead, the German company will introduce new flash-based storage technologies, on-premise AI, remote collaboration and smart workflow automation through a series of events in the Los Angeles area and webinars that will be announced via its website and social media channels.
AI is coming for journalism. But rather than simply being used to take jobs from writers, Reuters has now shown that it can enhance the scale and personalization of news in ways previously unimaginable. It has announced a prototype for a world first: a fully automated, yet presenter-led sports news summary system.
Trends that will shape the industry include the ratcheting up of OTT streaming services, shuffled alliances between content companies, downsizing and consolidation among technology vendors, and ongoing adoption of IP, AI, advanced advertising and NextGen TV.
TVN’S FRONT OFFICE BY MARY COLLINS
Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we do business. While experience still counts, good decisions tend to require more research and often involve other departments. There seems to be more process and less service. It may be time to consider adding some automation, especially for onboarding new clients, dealing with blocked orders and to streamline the entire ad sales process.
The annual consumer electronics bazaar offered an important stage for fledgling NextGen TV this week, while also allowing varied glimpses at 5G, anticipatory technology and acres of beautiful new screens including the Samsung Sero that shifts from a horizontal to vertical perspective.
The White House is warning federal agencies against over-regulating artificial intelligence as part of fresh guidance on how to govern the next-generation technology. The Trump administration’s 10 regulatory principles are guidelines for agencies that may be tasked with crafting AI regulations, as well as a signal to companies that the White House is wary of saddling the burgeoning tech with expansive rules.
The annual consumer tech showcase will be awash in shiny gadgets, but it’s what those products tell us about the future that matters most.
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’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.
TVN’S FRONT OFFICE BY MARY COLLINS
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.
TECH ONE-ON-ONE WITH PAUL SHEN
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.
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, 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, 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 […]
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 […]
TVN TECH: IBC WRAPUP
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.
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, 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, 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 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 […]
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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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 […]
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.
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 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, 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, 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 […]
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 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, 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 […]
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.
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.
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, 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 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 […]
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.