IBM jumpstarts the era of artificial intelligence in media and entertainment

| November 1, 2017

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Will artificial intelligence replace humans and take over the media industry? Not likely. However, cloud empowered AI such as IBM Watson look set to make for exponential growth in human productivity.

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Clients include all 6 major movie studios, over 40 movie distributors and the major music labels.Created a movie platform that powers the official showtimes and ticketing sites for over 1000 movies worldwide from the official sites for Star Wars in over 25 countries, to independent releases. The platform lists all cinemas playing the movie, and allows the studios to intelligently market their movies based on real results.

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Clients include all 6 major movie studios, over 40 movie distributors and the major music labels.Created a movie platform that powers the official showtimes and ticketing sites for over 1000 movies worldwide from the official sites for Star Wars in over 25 countries, to independent releases. The platform lists all cinemas playing the movie, and allows the studios to intelligently market their movies based on real results.

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