Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why TV Is Pummeling the Movie Industry

Written on September 30, 2013 at 6:22 am, by

The short answer, according to TheAtlantic.com, writers are fleeing to the small screen.. The publication reports that even though he’s been in the industry since he was 19, United Talent Agency CEO Jeremy Zimmer is a little surprised by what’s going on in Hollywood: Television is totally outperforming film. Why has this happened? For one thing, […]  More

The Rise of Digital Motion Sickness

Written on September 30, 2013 at 4:40 am, by

Video games, 3D films and iOS7 set to make condition the 21st century’s biggest occupational disease. The UK’s DailyMail.co.uk reports that digitally induced motion sickness caused by iPhones, 3D films and computer games will become the biggest occupational illness of the 21st century, it has been claimed. Tech experts have identified a variation on the […]  More

AT&T to Deploy Broadcast Video

Written on September 29, 2013 at 7:40 pm, by

HispanicBusiness.com reports that AT&T (T) CEO Randall Stephenson has stated that, company will start spreading LTE Broadcast technology, that utilizes cellular towers to transmit video without interfering with other data transmission, at some point in the next three years. Through this LTE Broadcast, cell towers can be basically converted into television transmission antennae, along with […]  More

How To "Save" 3D Movies? Take Away 2D Theaters, Of Course!

Written on September 29, 2013 at 7:21 am, by

You just have to love how Forbes.com states the obvious. But don’t blame the messenger. As the publication reports, RealD CFO Drew Skarupa gave a speech at the MKM Partners Investor Day Conference yesterday, where he discussed the declining numbers in terms of 3D ticket sales over the last few years.   Skarupa’s suggestions, reported by […]  More

‘Gravity’ Director Alfonso Cuaron On 3D Films: They’re Crap

Written on September 28, 2013 at 3:20 pm, by

Those are a few choice words, as inquisitr.com reports. Ask for Alfonso Cuaron’s opinion and you’ll get it. The director of the film Gravity, which stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, had a few choice words for 3D films. With the advancements in technology 3D films seem to be all the rage, but for the […]  More

The Death of the Home Stereo System

Written on September 27, 2013 at 3:20 pm, by

CNN.com reports that for many years, it was a rite of fall. You moved into your dorm room or new apartment. You started unpacking the car. And the first thing you set up in your new place was the stereo system: receiver, turntable or CD player, tape deck and speakers. The wires could get tangled, […]  More

Lucasfilm Looks To Take ‘Post’ Out of Post-Production

Written on September 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm, by

GeekExchange.com reports that Lucasfilm wants to take a step out of filmmaking: the post production process. Using new technology from a video game engine, Lucasfilm can use a performance capture stage and have actors or stunt people act out the scene and have it rendered immediately. At the Technology Strategy Board BAFTA event in London […]  More

Connected Sports Conference: HEVC Set to Revolutionize Multiscreen Distribution…But When?

Written on September 27, 2013 at 2:53 pm, by

While much of the ballyhoo surrounding the up-and-coming HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video compression standard revolves around its potential to efficiently deliver 4K and 8K content to the home, the most immediate HEVC application will likely be seen in the video streaming sector. During a session at SVG’s Connected Sports Conference on Wednesday in […]  More

Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Honored with IABM 2013 Award for Design & Innovation

Written on September 27, 2013 at 2:53 pm, by

The Ikegami HDK-97ARRI has been recognized with the prestigious IABM 2013 Award for Design & Innovation, presented at the 2013 IBC exhibition in Amsterdam. The awards are presented annually at IBC by the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM), and recognize products that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to the broadcast supply industry.  More

never.no Receives CSI Award for Best Social TV Service, Technology, or Application

Written on September 27, 2013 at 2:29 pm, by

never.no, a leader in Social TV and Multiscreen Advertising technologies, was announced as the winner of “Best Social TV Service, Technology, Or Application” at the CSI Awards 2013. The award was given for never.no’s flagship Interactivity Suite (IS) which provides the back-end framework needed to enable end-to-end Social TV, Synchronized Companion Apps, Participation TV, and […]  More

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