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EIDR Hosts ‘Busted Pilots’ Discussion Group June 27

On June 27, join the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) for a discussion on best practices around so-called “busted pilot” registrations. The EIDR registry contains records for many “busted pilots,” pilot programs produced in anticipation of a series that never came to be... More

EIDR APM: Gracenote Details Future of Entertainment Discovery

The lines are blurring between entertainment types and the experiences of consumers who seek to engage with that content, according to Trent Wheeler, chief product officer at Gracenote, who explored the future of entertainment discovery on May 23, during  the Entertainment Ident... More

EIDR APM: Tech Update, Roadmap for What’s Next

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) provided an update on the latest EIDR technology changes and updates, including the new website search experience and the addition of cloud-based data distribution with Amazon Data Exchange, on May 23, during the EIDR Annual Participan... More

EIDR APM: Global Expansion Plans, Cloud Localisation Blueprint Discussed

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) Board of Directors, speaking May 23 during the EIDR Annual Participant Meeting (APM) at the Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS) at The Culver Theater, discussed plans for the global expansion of EIDR and the opportuni... More

EIDR APM: How NBC Universal is Leveraging EIDR for its Title and Version Strategy

NBC Universal has been harnessing the power of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) to automate its collection of title and version identifiers, as well as metadata, in the company’s content management workflows, Ronda Haralson, technical operations, director, globa... More

Announcing the EIDR Content ID Citation Formatter

The media and entertainment (M&E) industry is large, bringing in more than $2 trillion dollars annually. In addition to being a significant financial engine, the industry also represents a primary source of cultural identify and collective memory for people around the world. ... More

EIDR Members at NAB 2023: Luminate, Xperi, Fabric, Whip Media, Gracenote

LAS VEGAS — EIDR members could be found all over the show floors of the 2023 NAB Show. Here’s what a few of them had to share: Luminate Entertainment data and insights firm Luminate made waves at NAB with the release of its flagship “Entertainment Diversity Progress” re... More

Q&A: Google, EIDR Team Up to Help Boost Industrywide ID Ubiquity

Thanks to the work of engineers at Google, Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR)-enabled assets are gaining more visibility in search results, as MESA reported in March. There were already many benefits to having content registered with an EIDR ID. Among those benefits: eliminating c... More

Google, Gracenote and Global Expansion: EIDR APM Hits May 23

The work EIDR has done with Google, the major addition of Gracenote to the EIDR board, global expansion efforts, and the latest on the Cloud Localisation Blueprint. Major things have been afoot in the world of EIDR, and all of them will be discussed May 23 at the EIDR Annual Part... More

Nielsen’s Gracenote Signs On to EIDR Board

Gracenote, the content solutions business unit of Nielsen, has joined the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR) board. The organizations will partner on new ways to help the media and entertainment industry improve workflow efficiencies through automation, drive program discoverabilit... More