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03 June 2024

Integrating AI to boost creativity and efficiency in media landscape

In this technologically advancing world, artificial intelligence (AI) serves as an exceptional solution that is transforming every walk of life. Over the years, the integration of AI in human lives, work, and various industries, has been driving innovation and improving efficiency. AI in the media industry has been a key focus for driving forward innovation and efficiency.

From boosting creativity and streamlining processes, AI is becoming an inevitable transformative tool in the media sector. With the vast potential of AI-integrated tools and algorithms, industry professionals can automate repetitive tasks, create one-of-its-kind content ideas, manage content, and offer personalised user experiences. Furthermore, AI’s capabilities aid industry players by providing insights through data analysis. Beyond saving costs and boosting efficiency, AI integration enables unprecedented levels of innovation and audience engagement.

With regard to AI’s extensive potential to revolutionise the media industry, the global AI in media and entertainment market size is projected to reach USD 99.48 billion by 2030, marking a significant growth of USD 14.81 billion in 2022. Currently, industry professionals are leveraging AI’s potential in different media formats to produce engaging content more efficiently, further fostering innovation and expanding creative possibilities. For instance, AI can streamline graphic designers’ tasks by creating design templates, suggesting layouts, and generating custom visuals based on their inputs.

The ability of AI tools to quickly evaluate huge amounts of data, identify unique patterns and generate numerous innovative ideas, makes it a vital force in fostering creativity in the industry. One of the most trending tools in this regard is AI chatbots/virtual assistants such as ChatGPT, which can generate various ideas based on specific prompts, helping overcome creative blocks and simulate different scenarios and outcomes. Thus, AI solutions can significantly boost brainstorming and ideation processes in content production.

Automating repetitive tasks such as editing, tagging, and data analysis, is another key benefit of AI tools. For instance, editing tools powered by AI can accelerate the video editing process by aiding in adjusting lighting, sound and transitions with precision. AI-powered tagging tools automatically label and categorise content making it easier to organise and retrieve content. The capability of AI tools to scrutinise vast databases enables users to identify trends, measure engagement, and generate insights easily. Automating tasks using AI-powered tools helps professionals save time on mundane tasks to focus on creative and strategic activities and eliminate the risk of human error.

Even though the broad adoption of AI-powered tools in media presents extensive opportunities for development, it is vital to address the ethical commitments, and risk of job displacement and ensure authenticity of ideas. Proactive efforts are required to nurture a media landscape, which harmoniously aligns technological advancements with societal values. Ensuring human oversight is key to upholding ethical standards in the AI-driven media industry. Aligning AI capabilities with human judgement can help address issues such as bias, misinformation, and privacy infringements. Furthermore, it aids in establishing an advanced, efficient, and innovative media ecosystem, which adheres to ethical principles and societal values.

In line with the increasing focus on the role of AI in the media sector, CABSAT 2024 showcased a line-up of AI-integrated products and services and underscored various key topics. Furthermore, during a session titled ‘What AI could mean for the Middle East Media Industry’, Moustapha Bekheet, Founder and CEO of PAM Inc., Egypt, discussed the way AI is disrupting the media industry, the recent technology trends that are shaping the sector as well as the future of virtual media content production.

With content creation becoming a cornerstone of the digital age, integration of AI is vital to enhance the industry’s efficiency to meet evolving demands. However, the critical strategy to employ is balancing human efficiency and AI capabilities to create content that is efficient, and accurate but also authentic, and engaging.

Get ready to experience the future at the next edition of CABSAT, which is scheduled from May 13 to 15, 2025, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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