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.

How Blockchain Could Break Big Tech’s Hold On AI

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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.