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EIDR Board Outlines its Strategic Vision for 2021

EIDR’s board of directors kicked off the 11th annual EIDR meeting on April 13 with an outline of EIDR’s strategic vision for 2021. The opening panel session “Setting the S... More

EIDR Power User Group: ‘More is Better’ When it Comes to Metadata

The accuracy of metadata and the amount that content providers can provide plays a key role in how useful it will be, according to Jorge Boada, manager of metadata management at Sh... More

How EIDR’s Universal IDs Help Whip Media Provide TV, Movie Insights

Whip Media provides insights and intelligence to media and entertainment companies that help them figure out how their movies and TV shows will perform before they are made availab... More

BB-Media CEO Touts Metadata Benefits at EIDR Annual Participant Meeting

Finding something to watch used to be pretty simple. A limited number of channels, a limited number of shows (all airing at predetermined times) and simple, hand-held paper guides ... More

MetaBroadcast CEO Looks to Increase UK EIDR Adoption

Toby Gordon, CEO of automated metadata solutions firm MetaBroadcast, is a big fan of EIDR and how the use of its IDs can benefit every corner of media and entertainment. He’s als... More

EIDR Celebrates Milestones, Sets 2021 Roadmap

The pandemic may have shut down Hollywood productions and pushed new theatrical releases back a year and more, but it didn’t slow down EIDR and its advancements one bit. At th... More

A List to Remember

On April 14, 1912 at 11:40 p.m., the RMS Titanic[1] famously hit an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic while on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. An estimate... More

EIDR’s Welch, Kroon Nominated for DEG Technology, Operations Awards

EIDR executive director Kip Welch and Richard Kroon, technical operations director, have been nominated in separate categories of the inaugural Technology & Operations Awards ... More

EIDR, News-Press & Gazette Talk Dynamic Content Switching at SCS

In order to maximize AVOD revenue, streaming companies can look to tailor the viewing experience to the viewer’s interests with both the content and the platform, leading to bett... More

EIDR: Standardized IDs Help M&E Companies Achieve Efficiency, Reduce Friction

Media and entertainment organizations large and small can reduce friction and gain efficiency in both manual and automated transactions by adopting common identification standards ... More

An Evening with John Ford

John Ford and I share two things in common: our birthdays (February 1 – he in 1894, me some years later) and poor eyesight (both of us with glasses, though he stepped it up a not... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2021 Golden Globe Awards Nominations

EIDR would like to congratulate the 65 different programs that shared the 125 nominations across 25 different categories in the 2021 Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood... More