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Content Protection Summit Keynoter: To Defend Networks, Measure Performance

Winn Schwartau has been living internet security since before the internet was a household name. And, today, the security challenges facing the media and entertainment sector are like nothing he’s seen before. “For the entertainment industry, new approaches are needed to defend attacks against proprietary information, content in development, and unapproved pre-releases,” said Schwartau, founder … Continue reading Content Protection Summit Keynoter: To Defend Networks, Measure Performance

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Cyber Monday Spending to Surpass Black Friday (Twice)

According to the survey, consumers will spend an average of $170 on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26), more than all other Thanksgiving weekend shopping days. What’s more, Cyber Monday is poised to suck up nearly half (47 percent) of all online spending over the holiday weekend, with 73 percent of respondents planning to e-shop that day.

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IBM Watson’s Lexus Ad Shows How AI Can Augment Creative (Tech HQ)

An unlikely partnership between Japanese luxury carmaker Lexus and IBM Watson has gone some way to demonstrate AI’s future role in the creative industries. Directed by Oscar-winning director (and human) Kevin MacDonald, Big Blue’s supercomputer wrote the entire script for the advertisement “Driven by Intuition”, the name a nod to its AI muse and the … Continue reading IBM Watson’s Lexus Ad Shows How AI Can Augment Creative (Tech HQ)

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Pac-12 Conference Goes All-In on AWS (MESA)

Amazon Web Services announced that the Pac-12 Conference has extended its strategic relationship with AWS, going all-in on the world’s leading cloud and selecting AWS as its standard for machine learning and media workloads. Pac-12 leverages AWS’s industry-leading services for a wide variety of production use cases, including its website, mobile applications, and live television … Continue reading Pac-12 Conference Goes All-In on AWS (MESA)

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Businesses are Entering the ‘Third Era of IT’ (IT Pro Portal)

Businesses are entering the “third era of IT”, where they’re no longer considering digital transformation, but rather think about implementing it and scaling, massively. This is according to Gartner’s latest report, the 2019 CIO agenda, which says that almost half (49%) of CIOs changed its business model to support the scaling of digital initiatives. Gartner … Continue reading Businesses are Entering the ‘Third Era of IT’ (IT Pro Portal)

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Encoding with ffmpeg 13 Replies

Hi guys,I'm wondering if anybody has successfully encoded .264 files with ffmpeg. Since it has x264 built-in, it should be capable of outputting Blu-ray compatible video. However, despite (I think)…Continue

Started by Justin Sevakis in Blu-ray and UltraHD Blu-ray Authoring. Last reply by lilian Oct 6.

Managed Copy Information error 3 Replies

I keep getting the following error every time I try and format my final project in DoStudio Authoring 4.0:  “Error - Could not update the Managed Copy Information”I uninstalled/re-installled and it…Continue

Tags: copy, information, managed, error, authoring

Started by Henry Weintraub in Blu-ray and UltraHD Blu-ray Authoring. Last reply by Henry Weintraub Oct 2.

subtitle error message when compiling: SST_Script_parser (Entry#1 and Entry#0 overlapped) 14 Replies

Hello guys,nice to have this forum here. I'm authoring a new 24p BD & tried to add a subtitle script to one of the movie segments. When compiling I got the following error message:"Multiplexing…Continue

Started by Andreas Gumm in Blu-ray and UltraHD Blu-ray Authoring. Last reply by Rob Anderson Sep 5.

Disc formating for replication not possible - strange error message 3 Replies

Hi,see the attached screenshot.I am using DoStudio 3.0, the latest build that perform on Windows 8.1While formating a disc for replication i got the error message as seen on the screenshot.I am…Continue

Started by Gerd Richter in Blu-ray and UltraHD Blu-ray Authoring. Last reply by Justin Sevakis Aug 7.

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Scenarist promotes customer success stories with new User Showcase platform

Scenarist User Showcase

Scenarist, LLC, the developer of Hollywood-standard authoring systems based in Marin County, California announced today the start of a “User Showcase” platform to promote success stories of Scenarist authors and facilities worldwide. The intention of the User Showcase is to promote and celebrate exciting titles by individual authors and facilities who have…

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Posted by Rob Aubey on April 10, 2018 at 7:58pm

BDA: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Format Making Big Strides

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Posted by Denny and Rob on January 13, 2018 at 3:30pm

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lilian replied to Justin Sevakis's discussion Encoding with ffmpeg
"For 29.97i to 23.976p with ffmpeg: -vf "fieldmatch=order=auto:combmatch=none,…"
Oct 6
lilian replied to Justin Sevakis's discussion Encoding with ffmpeg
"-vf "fieldmatch=order=auto:combmatch=none, decimate" or -vf…"
Oct 6
lilian replied to Justin Sevakis's discussion Encoding with ffmpeg
"Hi all, I'm using ffmpeg with x264 since a long time for BD authoring without any known…"
Oct 6
Henry Weintraub replied to Henry Weintraub's discussion Managed Copy Information error
"Thanks for the input. I may just try re-installing the OS and see if that helps."
Oct 2

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