All posts by marty

And while we’re on the subject of Apple…

And while we're spending out summer Friday preoccupied with rumors, why not take a look at the latest "news" on the much-anticipated and likely still-unavailable Apple TV. ZDNet re... More

Opinion: Where’s UV’s guy in the turtle neck (or hoodie)?

I just came off of a day-long UltraViolet download. Eight hours of data and details about the next big Hollywood format. There were 250 of some of the smartest folks in home entert... More

CDSA Panel Delves Into Game Piracy Issues

Two security experts from Microsoft and The Walt Disney Studios shared their perspectives on content protection during a CDSA-produced panel at Tuesday’s LA Games Conference. Aar... More

Has Entertainment Failed Brian Dunn and Best Buy?

by Marty Porter Hollywood could have done a lot more to help keep Brian Dunn his job. You don't need to be reading this newsletter to find out that the Best Buy CEO was shown the d... More

CDSA Webinar To Introduce New Industry Solution for Operational Risk Management

These days, managing a business means managing risk. M&E companies especially are managing opposing dynamics of increased digital threats, proliferating vendors, and prescripti... More

Sony makes shuffles at the top and in home entertainment

A series of executive moves at Sony make some clear statements about how the company expects to revive its reputation as a technology leader and how it expects to play the game in ... More

The Truth About Security Audits

By: Martin Porter, Executive Director With so much to lose doesn’t it make sense for the entertainment industry to agree on a single vendor security auditing standard? [capti... More

The Truth About Security Audits

With so much to lose doesn’t it make sense for the entertainment industry to agree on a single vendor security auditing standard? Something is broken in the content security wo... More

CDSA Announces Content Protection and Security Certification of Three Deluxe Digital Studios Sites Worldwide

Deluxe Digital Studios has become the first entertainment services company in the world to achieve the Content Delivery and Security Association (CDSA) Content Protection and... More

MESA Membership Update

Since our launch in September of 2009, MESA has grown to 35 member companies involved in the creation, production and distribution of physical and digital media & entertainment... More

Three Deluxe Digital Studios Sites Worldwide Obtain CDSA Certification

Deluxe Digital Studios has become the first entertainment services company in the world to achieve the Content Delivery and Storage Association (CDSA) Content Protection and Sec... More

Final program announced for ESCA EDGE conference on June 3 in LA

This year's ESCA EDGE conference on June 3 is about much more than the entertainment supply chain.  Guest appearances by Redbox president Mitch Lowe and Amazon.com CTO Werner Voge... More

Could Google TV Change the Face of the Living Room TV?

Since the dawn of home video, home entertainment has been all about giving the consumer maximum control of their living room TV.  With yesterday's announcement that Google  along... More

Paramount Tech Exec to Provide Anti-Piracy Reality Check at ESCA, June 3

The move to digital puts new demands on the content protection policies of the studios.  From the extended development and distribution supply chain through the proliferation of d... More

Cinram Begins Worldwide Roll-out of Program With European Sites

LONDON, UK — Cinram International, Inc. has announced the initiation of the CDSA Content Protection and Security certification process, which for over ten years has assisted cont... More

MESA Membership Update

MESA has grown to 17 member companies involved in the creation, production and distribution of physical and digital media & entertainment.  Join these companies in the dialo... More

ESCA – Studio Technology Executives To Huddle on the Future of Hollywood at Industry Conference

Warner, Paramount, Sony, Disney, Fox Panel is an Industry First In an industry first, senior technology officers and executives from five of the major Hollywood Studios will joinin... More

Greener Gaming Gathering (G3) Announced!

MESA is proud to announce an invite only, free meeting of great significance to the service providers to the Video Game industry Sponsored by AGI Polymatrix and held in associatio... More

MESA Exec to Focus on Storage at NAB

MESA EXEC TO FOCUS ON STORAGE TECH AND SERVICES AT NAB What is the future of consumer entertainment storage? Future trends point toward a content landscape featuring a physica... More