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DEG welcomes new member Pixelogic. Pixelogic is a global media and entertainment services provider focused on next-generation distribution solutions for studios, broadcasters and digital retailers with a mission of helping its customers build more efficient supply chains, more valuable products and larger global audiences. With a focus on end-to-end localization and distribution services, the company built a single operating platform, branded pHelix™, that enables...

DEG Welcomes New Member Cognizant,  one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. From on-demand media to digital distribution, media & entertainment leaders choose Cognizant to help them work better and work differently.  Whether it's digital asset management, content management, or anti-piracy challenges, the company is redefining the way media...

Four hundred industry attendees battled heavy rain, rescheduled flights and CES traffic to pack Intrigue nightclub at The Wynn Tuesday night for  DEG's annual Reception at CES. Once there, they applauded an unusually speedy presentation of DEG Achievement Award winners and saw one of their own dramatically win a state-of-the-art 4K home entertainment center from reception sponsor Redbox. DEG President & CEO...

LAS VEGAS (January 9, 2018) – At a special press update at CES 2018, a number of Hi-Res Audio devices and services - including a premium automotive music system from The Lincoln Motor Company and compatible smart phones from LG Mobilecomm and Sony Xperia – were shown in the Hi-Res Audio Pavilion sponsored by Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment...

Leadership chooses new Emiel N. Petrone Innovation in Entertainment Technology Award winner LAS VEGAS (Jan. 8, 2018) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group will use its annual reception at CES on January 9 to showcase its Achievement Awards honoring the best 4K UHD hardware and software products released during calendar 2017. Movies Anywhere will also be honored by DEG leadership with the...

Inaugural ‘Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology’  Presented to Geena Davis LOS ANGELES (November 16, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is pleased to announce the opening of the second year competition for two awards: the "Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology,” which recognizes female executives in the fields of entertainment and technology who have made a...

DEG on Wednesday evening presented the inaugural Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology to Geena Davis, Founder and Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (l.)  Also recognized with the Hedy Lamarr Achievement Award for Emerging Leaders in Entertainment Technology were scholarship recipients Johanna Baumann (winner) of the University of Michigan and Carolyn diLoreto (finalist)...

Thanks to all who attended DEG's NextUP Fall Emerging Tech Forum, produced by DEG's Member Advisory Council, in cooperation with Intel Capital and the Innovation Outreach Program (IOP). Xperi CTO Steve Teig (above) delivered an enthusiastically received keynote on the impact of machine learning to revolutionize home entertainment in the short, mid and long terms, describing a path from technologies such as automatic subtitle generation and translation...

DEG president Amy Jo Smith on stage at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel yesterday with leading experts in cyber security. The speakers educated attendees at the Fall Membership Meeting on best practices stemming from the World Economic Forum's first-of-its kindset of cyber resilience principles. From left to right, panel moderator Jonathan Perelman of ICM Partners; panelists Ernie Liu of Mandiant,...

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