Topic: Media

Microsoft to acquire ZeniMax Media and Bethesda Softworks

Microsoft to acquire ZeniMax Media and Bethesda Softworks
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 September 2020

Acquisition of Fallout creator will bring new games, technology and talent to Xbox

Miami Heat, Disney and Universal join Microsoft at IBC

Miami Heat, Disney and Universal join Microsoft at IBC
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 September 2020

Organisations will discuss production in the cloud and how to engage with fans

ConnecTechAsia to deliver new experiences at virtual event

ConnecTechAsia to deliver new experiences at virtual event
Informa Markets
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 September 2020

Offerings will include interactive conference sessions and AI business matching

International Broadcasting Convention Showcase

International Broadcasting Convention Showcase
IBC
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 August 2020

8-11 September 2020; virtual event

Visitors can explore the latest industry innovations and access forward-looking media content

Universal and DreamWorks transform animation with Azure

Universal and DreamWorks transform animation with Azure
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 August 2020

Firms will use the Microsoft cloud to deliver workflows for remote content creation

Microsoft is helping to transform the fan experience

Microsoft is helping to transform the fan experience
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By Alex Smith | 24 August 2020

As new technologies allow greater insights into the interactions sports fans have with their teams and favourite players, sports organisations are personalising their offerings for the individual

Sports organisations are using technology to personalise their offerings for the individual

Realising the future of sports entertainment

Realising the future of sports entertainment
Verizon Media
By Darren Lepke | 07 August 2020

Verizon Media and Microsoft Azure have an eye on powerful, next-generation experiences for sports fans

Verizon Media and Microsoft are exploring next-generation experiences for sports fans

Microsoft to continue discussions on possible TikTok purchase

Microsoft to continue discussions on possible TikTok purchase
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 August 2020

Satya Nadella has spoken with President Donal Trump about security concerns

 

NBA to use Microsoft Teams for new court-side experiences

NBA to use Microsoft Teams for new court-side experiences
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 July 2020

LED screens will show virtual audiences brought together using AI in new Together mode

MPP Global research shows media firms struggle with involuntary churn

MPP Global research shows media firms struggle with involuntary churn
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 July 2020

Survey found that technology and expertise investments can improve customer retention

ONE Championship and Microsoft to deliver new fan experiences

ONE Championship and Microsoft to deliver new fan experiences
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 July 2020

Martial arts organisation will use the Microsoft cloud to increase fan engagement and staff collaboration

Microsoft helps musicians replace gigs with online performances

Microsoft helps musicians replace gigs with online performances
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 May 2020

Re:Surface will enable fans to experience, collaborate and engage with live, virtual concerts

Content creation in the Microsoft Azure cloud

Content creation in the Microsoft Azure cloud
By Lindsay James | 11 May 2020

Microsoft and its partners are helping leading content creators to successfully move their media value chains to the cloud. Here we discover how

Microsoft and its partners are helping firms deliver content in more personalised and scalable ways

Microsoft and Verizon Media are transforming the media industry

Microsoft and Verizon Media are transforming the media industry
By Darren Lepke | 24 April 2020

Cloud computing solutions like Microsoft Azure are helping content creators and broadcasters deliver seamless customer experiences

Cloud computing solutions are helping content creators deliver seamless customer experiences

Microsoft and NBA to deliver personalised game broadcasts

Microsoft and NBA to deliver personalised game broadcasts
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 April 2020

Organisations will build an AI-based platform on Azure to provide new fan experiences

Angelina Jolie and Microsoft create children’s news show for BBC World

Angelina Jolie and Microsoft create children’s news show for BBC World
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 February 2020

My World aims to deliver high quality unbiased content to expand young people’s global views

How is digitalisation redefining telecommunications?

How is digitalisation redefining telecommunications?
By Lindsay James | 07 February 2020

Digital transformation has become a top priority for telco firms the world over as they race to become digital service providers. Success requires the adoption of a unique mix of technology

Success for digital service providers requires the adoption of a unique mix of technology

How the cloud is driving success for media firms

How the cloud is driving success for media firms
By Alex Smith | 17 January 2020

Bob De Haven, Microsoft’s general manager of worldwide communications and media, explains how media firms like Disney are embracing the cloud and outlines how he believes the industry will leverage technology in the future

Microsoft’s Bob De Haven explains how firms like Disney are using the technology

Enghouse strengthens its rich multimedia capabilities

Enghouse strengthens its rich multimedia capabilities
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 January 2020

Acquisition of Dialogic Group enhances firm’s software offerings in video and communication

KKBOX chooses Microsoft Azure for streaming services

KKBOX chooses Microsoft Azure for streaming services
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 January 2020

The cloud platform will help improve media security and quality while reducing costs

Dalet expands its partnership with Interra Systems Technology

Dalet expands its partnership with Interra Systems Technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 October 2019

Move aims to help on-demand video creators ensure quality and compliance

Why modern media is a ‘survival of the fittest’ scenario

Why modern media is a ‘survival of the fittest’ scenario
By Lindsay James | 03 October 2019

The race is on for today’s broadcasters, who face huge competition when it comes to attracting both audiences and advertising revenue. Success will come to those who break free from legacy infrastructure

Broadcasters can attract audiences and revenue by breaking free from legacy infrastructure

Prime Focus Technologies to handle media processing for Channel 4

Prime Focus Technologies to handle media processing for Channel 4
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 September 2019

ERP provider will use its Microsoft Azure-based CLEAR to lower costs and improve collaboration

AI is transforming media and entertainment possibilities

AI is transforming media and entertainment possibilities
By Nirvik Mitter | 17 September 2019

Machine learning and more is helping people find TV and film choices suited to their moods

Microsoft and Walt Disney Studios to develop workflows on Azure

Microsoft and Walt Disney Studios to develop workflows on Azure
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 September 2019

Partnership aims to accelerate innovation in production and postproduction

SK Telecom and Microsoft partner to drive Korea’s gaming industry

SK Telecom and Microsoft partner to drive Korea’s gaming industry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 September 2019

The companies will use 5G and the cloud to enhance the customer experience

A+E Networks partners with Akumina to enhance digital staff experience

A+E Networks partners with Akumina to enhance digital staff experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 August 2019

A+E will use the Akumina platform to help employees work more efficiently from any device

Broadcast Bionics is on a journey from data to knowledge

Broadcast Bionics is on a journey from data to knowledge
By Dan McQuillin | 22 August 2019

While radio produces a huge amount of media content each day, the channel isn’t as compatible with modern, digital technology as it could be. Broadcast Bionics is working to change this

The organisation is working to make radio more compatible with modern, digital technology

Getting personal with artificial intelligence and the cloud

Getting personal with artificial intelligence and the cloud
By Lindsay James | 12 August 2019

Today’s media and entertainment firms are recognising that, in order to meet the needs of today’s demanding consumers, they need to deliver a more personalised service. Artificial intelligence, delivered via the cloud, is proving to be key

Media firms are recognising that these technologies can help meet personalisation demands

LiveArena Broadcast Room: the virtual director

LiveArena Broadcast Room: the virtual director
By Pontus Eklöf | 08 August 2019

A huge amount has changed in broadcasting over the last 20 years. Pontus Eklöf believes that, thanks to the proliferation of artificial intelligence and machine learning, there’s lots more exciting things to come

Pontus Eklöf believes that broadcasting has a lot more to offer with AI and machine learning

Collaborative creativity made possible with Teradici Cloud Access Software

Collaborative creativity made possible with Teradici Cloud Access Software
By Ian Main | 29 July 2019

Teradici’s Ian Main explains how secure, high-performance and scalable virtual workstations enable studios to tap into a global pool of on-demand creative talent

Ian Main explains how virtual workstations give studios access to a global pool of on-demand creative talent

MWC Los Angeles 2019: intelligent connectivity

MWC Los Angeles 2019: intelligent connectivity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 July 2019

22-24 October 2019; Los Angeles

Over 22,000 attendees will explore 5G, IoT, AI and big data in media and entertainment

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