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EIDR’s Kroon: We’re Both ‘Best-‘ and ‘Worst-Kept’ Secret in M&E World

During the late-May Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS) Live event, EIDR technical director Richard Kroon put the state of the Entertainment ID Registry succinctl... More

The Engineer’s Room: National Doughnut Day

On the face of it, you’d think that National Doughnut[1] Day, celebrated each year on the first Friday in June, honors police officers and their service to the community. Particu... More

EIDR Executive Director Offers Updates on Power User Group, 2020 Goals

A message from EIDR Executive Director Kip Welch — I hope that you are well and staying safe in the current situation. Our Annual Participant Meeting on March 3 seems a ver... More

An EIDR 2.5 Statistical Wrap After Launch

The April 25 launch of the latest significant stack improvement to EIDR, EIDR 2.5, is in the books, and with it comes both reliability and resilience for both registry and de-dupli... More

The Engineer’s Room: Better than the Original

With the release of EIDR 2.5 on April 25, our thoughts turn to other sequels that are better than the original. While EIDR 2.5 is faster, easier to use, and more accessible than it... More

M&E Journal: Unlocking the Power of AI to Solve Media and Entertainment Use Cases

By Muralidhar Sridhar, VP AI and ML, Prime Focus Technologies - Artificial intelligence (AI) offers tremendous promise for the M&E industry. From enabling content creators to au... More

Rights, Royalties, and the Data That Can Save Periodical Publishers

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the sixth in a series of exclusive industry ins... More

Rutgers Digital Asset Management Program Fills a Unique Gap

By Chris Tribbey, Editorial Director, MESA As a graduate student at Rutgers, working toward her masters in library and information science (MILS), Yonah Levenson, manager of met... More

EIDR 2.5 Deployment to Swap Existing De-Duplication Subsystem

EIDR is pleased to announce the schedule for the deployment of EIDR 2.5. This release will swap out our existing de-duplication subsystem for a completely new one. There will be no... More

Business as Usual: More Important Than Ever, Even If It Takes Extra Planning

By Jack Wyrick, Business Development, Chesapeake Systems - Coffee: check! Power cable plugged in: check! Favorite home-office chair: check! Remote access to media: check? Wh... More

The Engineer’s Room: A Touch of the Irish

Each year, March 17 brings us St. Patrick’s Day – originally celebrated as the Feast of Saint Patrick, in honor of the patron saint of Ireland,[1] and one of four national sain... More

EIDR Aims For 100% Title Registration By End of 2020

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) board has a plan for achieving 100% title registration by the end of 2020. That means all new content being released from each particip... More