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Mediapro, Microsoft launch AI and Synthetic Media lab

Mediapro has announced the launch of an Artificial Intelligence and Synthetic Media Laboratory in collaboration with Microsoft. Both companies will share their technological and business knowhow in order to develop vital solutions for the audiovisual industry. Mediapro says this collaboration will allow it to respond to market opportunities and needs with technological innovation and in-depth […]

January 30, 2024

Forecast: Convergence of Meta’s GenAI and metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta Platforms, recently disclosed plans regarding the development of generative AI, with a specific emphasis on creating AI assistants tailored for businesses and content creators. With Meta’s main focus on the metaverse and a consistent track record of innovation in AI, the company is strategically positioned to deliver generative AI products […]

January 25, 2024

Fubo launches AI-generated Instant Headlines

FuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform, has launched Instant Headlines, a beta feature that generates contextual news topics as they are reported live on air. Designed to help Fubo consumers make better viewing decisions in real-time, Instant Headlines surfaces current programming topics and highlights them – in 10 words or less – in the […]

January 25, 2024

Report: Ad opportunities to drive streaming industry growth

The latest Video Developer Report from streaming infrastructure provider Bitmovin reflects a turbulent economic year for the industry but one that is primed to seize many opportunities for growth in 2024. Opportunities and challenges This year’s Video Developer Report saw advertising (36 per cent) identified as the greatest opportunity for growth by video developers. Additionally, […]

January 22, 2024

Analyst: “Galaxy S24 Series is Samsung’s AI moment”

South Korean tech giant Samsung launched its premium Galaxy S24 series smartphones during the Galaxy Unpacked event at SAP Center Arena, in San Jose, US on January 17th. Respondin to the news, Anisha Bhatia, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, the data and analytics company, commented: “Samsung is one of the foremost smartphone companies in the […]

January 18, 2024

Report: Brands face marketing challenges in an AI world

After a challenging 2023, WARC Media predicts global advertising spend will double its growth in 2024 with spend expected to top $1 trillion for the first time. Just five companies – Alibaba, Alphabet, Amazon, Bytedance and Meta – are forecast to attract over half (51.9 per cent) of global advertising spend this year as their […]

January 17, 2024

Study: AI is not yet capable of replacing creative jobs

New findings reveal that humans can follow a creative brief better than AI. AI is advancing rapidly, and although it’s being used to improve processes in a variety of industries, employees are still seemingly fearful for their jobs. Each month, thousands Google “what jobs will AI replace?” (according to Google Trends) and searches for marketing […]

January 17, 2024

Broadband Forum: “AI to boost network services”

Two new industry standards championed by the Broadband Forum aim to help service providers further improve the quality of network services delivered to customers thanks to Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as solve or anticipate network faults. The Automated Intelligence Management (AIM) framework relies on AI, Machine Learning (ML), and automation to improve operational efficiency […]

January 15, 2024

UK Government responds to AI and IP report

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons has published the Government response to its second report on connected tech, which highlighted concerns from across the creative industries about allowing the developers of AI to mine private intellectual property for profit without sharing with the original creators. The response confirms that […]

January 11, 2024By Colin Mann

Dubformer dubs W4tchTV YouTube docs

Dubformer, the AI-driven dubbing service for broadcast media, has localised 16 YouTube documentaries by W4tchTV using in-house solutions. The first project included seven titles, totaling 697 minutes, with translations from English and French to Brazilian Portuguese, German, and LatAm Spanish. The second project featured 1,267 minutes of dubbing to Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Castilian […]

January 11, 2024