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New virtual reality ride debuts at Laser Bounce Family Fun Center in Levittown NEW VIRTUAL REALITY RIDE DEBUTS AT LASER BOUNCE FAMILY FUN CENTER IN LEVITTOWN

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Mar 17, 2019

A new virtual reality ride that makes participants feel like they are on a roller coaster has debuted at Laser Bounce Family Fun Center in Levittown.Seated riders don virtual reality headsets on the ride called Virtual Rabbids. They can hold onto a bar in front of them as their stationary seat will ...

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Is digital media the cause of depression in millennials? IS DIGITAL MEDIA THE CAUSE OF DEPRESSION IN MILLENNIALS?

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Mar 17, 2019

Increased use of digital media may be partly responsible for the growth in the percentage of young adults experiencing certain types of mental health disorders in the US over the past decade, suggests new research."More US adolescents and young adults in the late 2010s, versus the mid-2000s, ex...

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How Safe Are AMC Entertainment and Its Dividend? HOW SAFE ARE AMC ENTERTAINMENT AND ITS DIVIDEND?

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Mar 16, 2019

While 2018 was a record year for the domestic box office, the movie theater industry remains risky for investors. One of the big names in the space is AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC), the largest movie theater operator in the world.AMC showed some better-than-expected results on its recent Q4 earnings ...

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How The NBA Is Using Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality To Get Fans Closer To The Action HOW THE NBA IS USING VIRTUAL REALITY AND AUGMENTED REALITY TO GET FANS CLOSER TO THE ACTION

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Mar 15, 2019

On the Saturday night of All-Star weekend in Charlotte, there's a room in a side hallway deep within the bowels of the Spectrum Center where the floors and walls are completely black.As we enter the room about 15 minutes before the start of the evening's events, the first person we see is St...

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Broadcast Vs OTT is no longer the debate BROADCAST VS OTT IS NO LONGER THE DEBATE

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Mar 15, 2019

At the recently concluded FICCI Frames 2019, head honchos of broadcasting companies such as TV18 and Star and their counterparts from OTT firms such as ZEE5 and Vuclip debated whether the increasing presence of the mobile screen in addition to television is disruptive or addictive. They also discuss...

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Is OTT Growth Stymied By Ad Measurement Troubles? IS OTT GROWTH STYMIED BY AD MEASUREMENT TROUBLES?

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Mar 15, 2019

Digital media news source eMarketer reviewed the report and concludes that, despite OTT’s surge, “this amount is still small when compared with the $69.2 billion that will be spent on linear TV.”It could be bigger. However, eMarketer declares: “For some advertisers, measureme...

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Q&A: Augmented reality shows projects beyond the blueprint Q&A: AUGMENTED REALITY SHOWS PROJECTS BEYOND THE BLUEPRINT

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Mar 15, 2019

Designing buildings can be enhanced through new technology, especially augmented reality. This enables architects and their clients to see ‘beyond the blueprint’. A leading example is Waking App’s AR toolset. Augmented reality is most commonly known for its proficiencies in enterta...

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Virtual Reality: THE Learning Aid Of The 21st Century VIRTUAL REALITY: THE LEARNING AID OF THE 21ST CENTURY

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Mar 15, 2019

Throughout time, humans have used visual-based methods to help them remember information -  from early cave drawings to modern day video. VR is not only the next logical step but a step in the right direction: research suggests we retain more information and can better apply what we have learne...

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Here’s An Idea: Replace Trials with Virtual Reality Duels HERE’S AN IDEA: REPLACE TRIALS WITH VIRTUAL REALITY DUELS

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Mar 15, 2019

BEN BOVA IS the author of over a hundred science fiction books, and also served as editor for the legendary magazines Analog and Omni. In his short story “Bloodless Victory,” which appears in his recent collection New Frontiers, he depicts a future in which dueling makes a comeback thank...

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Inside the Metadata Process of In-Flight Entertainment Systems INSIDE THE METADATA PROCESS OF IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS

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Mar 14, 2019

People love to point out a movie that’s in the wrong category. Take, for example, Whiplash, a drama about a jazz drummer and his tyrannical instructor, being mistaken for a musical, or Chi-Raq, a spin on the Greek play Lysistrata, which is a musical, that’s seen as a comedy by others. Th...

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What does HoloLens 2 mean for Mixed Reality VR? WHAT DOES HOLOLENS 2 MEAN FOR MIXED REALITY VR?

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Mar 14, 2019

Though HoloLens 2 is b0th more-affordable and capable than its predecessor was, it’d be a mistake to see it as anything but a double-down on Microsoft’s first effort at building a holographic computer for the masses. It's still technically possible we'll eventually see a AR heads...

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Best Xbox One Games Right Now (March 2019 Update) BEST XBOX ONE GAMES RIGHT NOW (MARCH 2019 UPDATE)

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Mar 14, 2019

It's hard to believe but Xbox One launched in 2013, which means over five years of games! As such, it can be pretty tough to decide what to play, especially if you don't have a lot of time on your hands. From exclusives to the top multi-platform games to indies, there's a lot to choose f...

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Musicians Union Begins Negotiations With Studios Over Streaming Residuals MUSICIANS UNION BEGINS NEGOTIATIONS WITH STUDIOS OVER STREAMING RESIDUALS

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Mar 14, 2019

Contract negotiations are underway in Los Angeles between the American Federation of Musicians and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, with musicians calling on the Hollywood studios to begin paying residuals for content created for streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon...

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ero Latency Upgrades VR Attraction Platform With Hardware From Microsoft & HP ERO LATENCY UPGRADES VR ATTRACTION PLATFORM WITH HARDWARE FROM MICROSOFT & HP

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Mar 14, 2019

Zero Latency, creator of a leading VR attraction platform, is now deploying their ‘gen 2’ VR hardware. The revamp includes newer HP VR backpacks, Windows VR headsets, and Windows VR peripheral tracking for a more modern VR experience that’s easier to set up & operate, and offer...

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SXSW 2019 Dispatch: A New Batch of Hot VR SXSW 2019 DISPATCH: A NEW BATCH OF HOT VR

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Mar 14, 2019

Always an interesting place for the convergence of tech and entertainment, SXSW unveiled a new crop of VR experiences this week. Along with the four pieces we covered at Sundance (Gloomy Eyes, Mechanical Souls, Four Feet Blind Date, Runnin'), there were a total of 24 experiences in the new, less...

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Progress towards lightweight prediction of QoE for OTT services PROGRESS TOWARDS LIGHTWEIGHT PREDICTION OF QOE FOR OTT SERVICES

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Mar 14, 2019

It is well known that OTT services require different mechanisms both for measuring and ensuring QoE (Quality of Experience) than legacy broadcast. For one thing, the factors affecting QoE are rather different, such as jerkiness, freezing and buffering, in addition to pixilation and other visual arte...

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Another pay TV forecast adjustment, another win for OTT ANOTHER PAY TV FORECAST ADJUSTMENT, ANOTHER WIN FOR OTT

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Mar 14, 2019

Digital TV Research has revised its Asia Pacific pay TV forecast, in the process lauding IPTV as the big winner, while playing down the proliferation of OTT video as a result of pay TV’s demise, particularly in the continent’s heartland of China. It gives us a good opportunity to run the...

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PC Gamers Can Now Stream To An Xbox One PC GAMERS CAN NOW STREAM TO AN XBOX ONE

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Mar 14, 2019

Microsoft has updated its Wireless Display app to allow users to stream PC games directly to an Xbox One. The update represents another step in Microsoft’s push to closer unify the Xbox and PC ecosystems. The Xbox Play Anywhere initiative already allows eligible Xbox games to be playable on bo...

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Fubo TV now supports Android TV for 4K streaming FUBO TV NOW SUPPORTS ANDROID TV FOR 4K STREAMING

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Mar 14, 2019

Fubo TV this week announced on its support pages that it now supports 4K streaming on Android TV devices. The 4K service actually still is in beta form (which means there are occasional hiccups), but it's still one of the only places you'll find live sports streamed in that resolution. The 4...

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HTC launches its Netflix-style virtual reality service HTC LAUNCHES ITS NETFLIX-STYLE VIRTUAL REALITY SERVICE

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Mar 14, 2019

As HTC explains, Viveport Infinity provides access to a multitude of virtual reality titles (600 applications and games), whether popular (such as Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, whose worldwide launch coincides with its availability on the platform) or independent. For $19.99 per month, or less if yo...

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How to retain OTT subs when your sports content is seasonal HOW TO RETAIN OTT SUBS WHEN YOUR SPORTS CONTENT IS SEASONAL

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Mar 13, 2019

Of all OTT verticals, sports content is one of the most popular. But, despite droves of dedicated sports fans willing to tune in online to watch their favorite teams and events, the seasonal nature of such spectacles does present challenges for service providers. To meet the needs of today’s d...

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What will be the most used Streaming Service of 2019? WHAT WILL BE THE MOST USED STREAMING SERVICE OF 2019?

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Mar 13, 2019

As the second quarter approaches of 2019, the top trending discussion in the tech industry is; Streaming Services, and more importantly who will be releasing theirs?Relatively speaking streaming is still in its infancy and somewhat rudimentary, and Netflix has remained unrivalled and reigned supreme...

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How to use an Xbox One controller with Nintendo Switch HOW TO USE AN XBOX ONE CONTROLLER WITH NINTENDO SWITCH

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Mar 13, 2019

Can you use an Xbox One controller (or a PS4 controller) on a Nintendo Switch? The answer is yes! But you'll need to use an adapter. In this guide, we'll go through how to use the Mayflash Magic NS Bluetooth USB adapter for Nintendo Switch, allowing you to use Xbox One S Bluetooth controller...

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Fortnite wants all your time, and will stop at nothing to have it FORTNITE WANTS ALL YOUR TIME, AND WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO HAVE IT

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Mar 13, 2019

The surprise launch of Apex Legends was a hit. The free-to-play battle royale set in the world of Titanfall was the shiny new toy everyone couldn’t stop talking about. And for a moment there, it even stole the spotlight away from the genre’s heavyweight champion, Fortnite. Apex Legends w...

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How streaming impacts digital advertising and consumer entertainment HOW STREAMING IMPACTS DIGITAL ADVERTISING AND CONSUMER ENTERTAINMENT

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Mar 13, 2019

Streaming opens up new marketing avenues and revenue potential and is reshaping consumer entertainment in the process. As the number of cord cutters continues to grow, brands and advertisers are shifting their efforts to follow consumers to streaming platforms, reshaping digital advertising and cons...

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TrueVR Reveals 10-Player, Full-Body VR Arcade App Tikal TRUEVR REVEALS 10-PLAYER, FULL-BODY VR ARCADE APP TIKAL

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Mar 13, 2019

Location-based VR allows multiple people to jump into the same virtual space. That’s not something that’s really possible at home. Everyone would need a PC and you’d probably just spent an hour bumping into each other. But, so far, we’ve only seen groups of around four people...

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Oculus was supposed to bring virtual reality to the masses. What happened? OCULUS WAS SUPPOSED TO BRING VIRTUAL REALITY TO THE MASSES. WHAT HAPPENED?

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Mar 13, 2019

Virtual reality is the technology that keeps on promising. In the last decade, the promise has seemed so much closer. Facebook even dropped $2 billion on the VR technology company Oculus in 2014. Blake Harris is the author of “The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution Tha...

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THE ERA OF UNQUESTIONED DIGITAL MEDIA IS OVER THE ERA OF UNQUESTIONED DIGITAL MEDIA IS OVER

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Mar 12, 2019

Take a hypothetical $50,000 primary media budget, we either can blast out a radio spot during drivetime and cable ad on Fox News, or can spread it out across digital properties, and have more flexibility in the creative. Which option moves name ID up, positives up, or our competitors negatives up? A...

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The Best Virtual Reality Headsets For Gaming Conferences THE BEST VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSETS FOR GAMING CONFERENCES

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Mar 12, 2019

According to Digital Trends and Tom’s Hardware, there are five distinctly different Virtual Reality (VR) choices. Unfortunately, no one choice is better than the other because each offers separate eye tracking, head-mounted displays, peripherals, and controllers. Also, the hand, gesture, and b...

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Wanna Try a New Sport? Start With VR WANNA TRY A NEW SPORT? START WITH VR

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Mar 12, 2019

Wanna try a new sport? For many of us, competing in a sport ended with high school or college. For others, sports is something you watch for hours on the TV or is something that helps you and your friends build a fantasy sports league (Go sports team!). Heck, even lifelong athletes and gym rats are ...

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M&E Journal: Applying Machine Learning and Analytics to Maximize the Value of Your Media Assets M&E JOURNAL: APPLYING MACHINE LEARNING AND ANALYTICS TO MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF YOUR MEDIA ASSETS

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Mar 12, 2019

Digital has disintermediated content creators, distributors, and consumers, overturning traditional media business models. Strategy Analytics estimates that the total market revenue for global TV, video subscriptions and advertising will grow by nearly $70 billion from 2017 to 2022, with 90 percent ...

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The Wizards: Enhanced Edition PSVR Review – Becoming A True Battlemage THE WIZARDS: ENHANCED EDITION PSVR REVIEW – BECOMING A TRUE BATTLEMAGE

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Mar 12, 2019

The Wizards, when it originally released on PC VR headsets like Rift and Vive almost a year ago exactly, delivered what few games had up to that point: a fully-fledged action-adventure set in a fantastical fantasy world build from the ground up for VR. This was a solid six or so hour game, plus a re...

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Nintendo expands build-and-play lineup with virtual reality NINTENDO EXPANDS BUILD-AND-PLAY LINEUP WITH VIRTUAL REALITY

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Mar 12, 2019

Nintendo is upping its presence in the VR space with a new Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, which lets build a headset for themselves out of cardboard. The creation can be combined with the Nintendo Switch console and its Joy-Con controllers to create a virtual reality experience. The VR Kit itself can be con...

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10 Ways To Use Augmented Reality In Mobile Applications 10 WAYS TO USE AUGMENTED REALITY IN MOBILE APPLICATIONS

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Mar 12, 2019

Future has already come, and it’s not going to wait until you realize this fact. Modern technologies have already crossed the boundaries of our reality. One reality isn’t enough! That’s why a range of mobile applications use augmented reality.Augmented reality is the integration of...

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Virtual reality lets you VIRTUAL REALITY LETS YOU 'FEEL' PLIGHT OF WAR SURVIVORS

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Mar 12, 2019

In the age of digital technology, the UN Migration Agency has been using virtual reality (VR) to share the harrowing experiences of people who have survived wars and armed conflicts in their own countries.At the three-day Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition...

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Virtual Tech to Revolutionize Workplace Safety VIRTUAL TECH TO REVOLUTIONIZE WORKPLACE SAFETY

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Mar 12, 2019

Wearable technology, virtual reality, and augmented reality will likely change workplace risk management, according to an article in Risk and Insurance. These technologies will soon allow employers to use VR, for example, to review the physiological limits of a task before sending a live human to do...

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Enhanced Data-driven Audience Targeting, For OTT/CTV ENHANCED DATA-DRIVEN AUDIENCE TARGETING, FOR OTT/CTV

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Mar 12, 2019

4INFO, an identity and media activation solutions company, has joined forces with TiVo Corporation to deliver enhanced data-driven audience targeting and insights in the fast-growing OTT/CTV category.The 4INFO Custom Connected Identity Map (CCIM) gives TiVo and its customers the ability to make data...

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Microsoft Details Planned Project xCloud Games Streaming Service MICROSOFT DETAILS PLANNED PROJECT XCLOUD GAMES STREAMING SERVICE

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Mar 12, 2019

Anywhere you have a good network connection, you’ll be able to participate in Project xCloud, Kareem Choudhry, head of gaming cloud at Microsoft, said Tuesday during the Inside Xbox live stream.During Tuesday’s Inside Xbox live stream, Kareem Choudhry, head of gaming cloud at Microsoft, ...

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Best video streaming services [2019] BEST VIDEO STREAMING SERVICES [2019]

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Mar 12, 2019

It’s 2019, which means it’s time to save some money and nix your cable bill. Instead of dealing with TV and movies delivered through cable or satellite you can stream pretty much everything over the internet, which is almost always significantly cheaper and lets you use your own preferre...

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Xbox Game Studios Reveals ID@Xbox GDC 2019 Lineup XBOX GAME STUDIOS REVEALS ID@XBOX GDC 2019 LINEUP

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Mar 11, 2019

GDC 2019 is right around the corner and developers all over the world are gearing up to show off some new adventures that gamers will be able to enjoy. As part of Microsoft's indie program, ID@Xbox has some pretty cool things they have to showcase during this year's event and to get started,...

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Comcast & Disney: Cable, Media, Movies and Streaming COMCAST & DISNEY: CABLE, MEDIA, MOVIES AND STREAMING

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Mar 11, 2019

Comcast reported good Q4 results. Including Sky in both periods, revenue grew over 5% and adjusted EBITDA advanced 11%. EPS grew 36% after eliminating a large income tax benefit in the year ago period.A focus on its connectivity services has benefitted Comcast’s cable segment, which continues ...

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Here HERE'S HOW TO ELIMINATE TOP 'FORTNITE' PLAYERS, ACCORDING TO NINJA

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Mar 11, 2019

Epic Games' Fortnite took the gaming world by storm in 2018, with popular Twitch streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins seemingly leading the charge throughout the year. That said, Ninja has essentially become a household name when it comes to gaming, and he may know a thing or two about Battl...

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Opens Portals And Reveals Magical Creatures With AR HARRY POTTER: WIZARDS UNITE OPENS PORTALS AND REVEALS MAGICAL CREATURES WITH AR

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Mar 11, 2019

Details have finally been revealed about Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the next location-based AR game from Niantic, the same developer behind Pokemon Go and Ingress. In Wizards Unite players get to immerse themselves inside J.K. Rowling’s iconic Wizarding World universe. Even though she isn&rs...

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You Might Have Heard about the Streaming Industry’s CRB Appeal—Here’s What You Need to Know YOU MIGHT HAVE HEARD ABOUT THE STREAMING INDUSTRY’S CRB APPEAL—HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 11, 2019

In the U.S., the royalty rates for publishing rights for digital music services are determined by a panel of judges, the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB). The rates also create a reference point for services that don't rely on these government-set rates, and they indirectly influence the ways that ...

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Xbox Live Went Down and Here’s What We Know About It XBOX LIVE WENT DOWN AND HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT IT

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Mar 11, 2019

Gaming enthusiasts have patronized Xbox Live, an online multiplayer gaming service, for many years. Created by Microsoft and released on November 2002, Xbox Live has evolved over the years with updates that made it compatible to newer Xbox models like the Xbox One and Xbox 360.But last January 12, 2...

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Crystal Ball Could Help Encourage A More Sociable Virtual Reality CRYSTAL BALL COULD HELP ENCOURAGE A MORE SOCIABLE VIRTUAL REALITY

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Mar 11, 2019

Technically impressive the VR technology might be, but if the likes of HTC Vive Pro, Google Daydream View and the new Oculus Go merely allow us to spend more time with computer-generated characters, they’re only ever going to have niche appeal. Besides, collaboration between players, and even ...

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The 6 Best Real World Examples Of Augmented Reality THE 6 BEST REAL WORLD EXAMPLES OF AUGMENTED REALITY

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Mar 10, 2019

Augmented Reality can add value, solve problems and enhance the user experience in nearly every industry.Businesses are catching on and investments are being increased to drive the growth of Augmented Reality, which makes it a crucial part of the tech economy. As the Augmented Reality technology mat...

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The Five Best VR Games for 2019 THE FIVE BEST VR GAMES FOR 2019

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Mar 10, 2019

Fans of virtual reality gaming will know the technology has exploded over the last two or three years. All immersive, all-encompassing VR gaming has gone from all promise to the stuff science fiction films are made of at lightning speed. No, isn’t perfect. There’s a lot of development st...

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Buy an Xbox One, Get a Free Game BUY AN XBOX ONE, GET A FREE GAME

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Mar 10, 2019

Microsoft is holding yet another sale on the Xbox One S and X, this time kicking in a free game title when you buy a console or bundle.“Xbox is offering an amazing deal on Xbox One consoles right now, Microsoft’s Will Tuttle announced. “For a limited time, you can pick an additiona...

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Why 5G Is More Important to Virtual Reality Than You Think WHY 5G IS MORE IMPORTANT TO VIRTUAL REALITY THAN YOU THINK

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Mar 09, 2019

The factors currently limiting wider adoption of virtual reality aren't just cost, content, or quality of headsets. The core problem is that the industry has a problem packing enough computing power onto a headset to make the technology easily accessible.A high-end VR system today requires a hea...

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13 Films and VR Pieces to Anticipate at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival 13 FILMS AND VR PIECES TO ANTICIPATE AT THE 2019 SXSW FILM FESTIVAL

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Mar 09, 2019

With SXSW already underway, here’s my quick list of films of interest at this year’s edition of Austin’s annual tech, music and film festival. The Beach Bum. Harmony Korine’s latest, The Beach Bum, which time travels the stoner comedy ethos of ’70s Cheech and Chong to t...

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Valve layoffs hint at downsized VR projects VALVE LAYOFFS HINT AT DOWNSIZED VR PROJECTS

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Mar 09, 2019

February saw just over a dozen employees laid off from Valve, possibly the result of shifting plans for the game company’s virtual reality division. Among the 13 people let go, a number are confirmed to have been working on VR-related projects, including the SteamVR platform, along with some t...

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Turkish Airlines offering passengers digital media perks TURKISH AIRLINES OFFERING PASSENGERS DIGITAL MEDIA PERKS

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Mar 08, 2019

Turkish Airlines passengers will now have free digital access to over 7,000 media titles from more than 120 countries, thanks to its collaboration with a digital newsstand firm. Passengers flying onboard Turkish Airlines will have unlimited access to Press Reader’s entire catalos for 48 hours,...

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Why Lone Echo’s Olivia Rhodes Is VR’s Best NPC Yet WHY LONE ECHO’S OLIVIA RHODES IS VR’S BEST NPC YET

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Mar 08, 2019

“Bulldogs are a symbol of the British spirit,” Captain Oliva ‘Liv’ Rhodes tells you as you inspect her Union Jack-sporting dog ornament wearing a Churchill hat. “We don’t want to know when the odds are against us.”“Ah,” your character, an android...

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Five Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Driving Olympics Games FIVE WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS DRIVING OLYMPICS GAMES

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Mar 08, 2019

Several constructive steps have been taken by corporates across the world through the means of Artificial Intelligence to make technology and workspaces more accessible for the specially-abled. Tech giants are now building AI-powered tools embedded with Machine Learning and Natural Language Processi...

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New, Cheaper Xbox One S Console May Be Coming Next Month NEW, CHEAPER XBOX ONE S CONSOLE MAY BE COMING NEXT MONTH

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Mar 08, 2019

Microsoft’s next-gen console may still be a few years away, but that does not mean there won’t be a new Xbox One S this year. In fact, if rumors are to be believed, then we may see a new disc-less Xbox One S next month. The tech blog shares no further information, but earlier reports sug...

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ALL 8 FORTNITE SEASONS RANKED FROM WORST TO BEST ALL 8 FORTNITE SEASONS RANKED FROM WORST TO BEST

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Mar 08, 2019

Now that Fortnite Season 8 has officially launched, it seems like the perfect time to round up all eight seasons and pit them against each other. While each season did its best to inject something fresh into the battle royale staple, not every iteration succeeded. Whether you enjoyed the naïve ...

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Augmented and mixed reality: How best to implement mobility? AUGMENTED AND MIXED REALITY: HOW BEST TO IMPLEMENT MOBILITY?

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Mar 08, 2019

First off, what's the distinction between virtual, augmented, and mixed reality? The Wikipedia definition for the latter (which I commend to your attention if you're at all interested in the next level of information) describes the "virtuality continuum" extending from a completely...

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Google reveals AI tricks behind new augmented reality animations GOOGLE REVEALS AI TRICKS BEHIND NEW AUGMENTED REALITY ANIMATIONS

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Mar 08, 2019

The animated masks, glasses, and hats that apps like YouTube Stories overlay on faces are pretty nifty, but how on earth do they look so realistic? Well, thanks to a deep dive published this morning by Google’s AI research division, it’s less of a mystery than before. In the blog post, e...

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Disney streaming service can top Netflix in the long run: JPMorgan DISNEY STREAMING SERVICE CAN TOP NETFLIX IN THE LONG RUN: JPMORGAN

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Mar 08, 2019

Disney has already cemented its place as the happiest place on Earth. By yearend, it might be the happiest place in the streaming world with Disney+, according to a new note from JPMorgan. Despite facing intense competition from Netflix, analyst Alexia Quadrani contends that Disney’s brand rec...

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Kuo: Apple to start manufacturing AR headset in Q4 2019-Q2 2020, relies on iPhone for rendering and connectivity KUO: APPLE TO START MANUFACTURING AR HEADSET IN Q4 2019-Q2 2020, RELIES ON IPHONE FOR RENDERING AND CONNECTIVITY

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Mar 08, 2019

Apple talks about augmented reality at any opportunity it gets, but so far its fierce ambition has only materialized to consumers as ARKit apps on the iPhone and iPad. It has been widely reported that Apple is developing an AR glasses / headset product.Today, Ming-Chi Kuo reports that Apple’s ...

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Nine Tech Experts Predict AR NINE TECH EXPERTS PREDICT AR'S BIGGEST SOCIETAL IMPACT

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Mar 07, 2019

The game was among the first mainstream apps to leverage AR by projecting computer-generated creatures onto a player’s view of the real, physical world through their device’s camera.Since then, AR has exploded, and today it is taking the business world by storm. Companies are implementin...

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Shadow Legend Review: An Immersive VR RPG Overflowing With Interactivity SHADOW LEGEND REVIEW: AN IMMERSIVE VR RPG OVERFLOWING WITH INTERACTIVITY

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Mar 07, 2019

There are a few great VR RPGs available out there from the fantastically immersive The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR to the wonderfully puzzle-filled dungeon crawling of The Mage’s Tale and more. But compared to other genres like shooters or immersive adventure games there really aren’t a t...

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Immortal Legacy Looks Like A Promising PSVR FPS In New Gameplay IMMORTAL LEGACY LOOKS LIKE A PROMISING PSVR FPS IN NEW GAMEPLAY

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Mar 07, 2019

Immortal Legacy: The Jade Cipher, previously known as Kill X, is coming to PSVR very soon. Judging by this new gameplay clip, it looks half decent.Sony revealed new footage of the game as part of its recent China Hero Project update. The initiative is designed to support up and coming Chinese develo...

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Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl Is A Cross-Platform PvP Card Battle VR Game SKYWORLD: KINGDOM BRAWL IS A CROSS-PLATFORM PVP CARD BATTLE VR GAME

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Mar 07, 2019

Today, Vertigo Games announced Skyworld: Kingdom Brawl, a brand-new VR game in the same universe as their RTS/MOBA hybrid, Skyworld, that’s due out on April 2nd for HTC Vive, Vive Focus, Rift, and Windows VR headsets. Launching on both PC VR and a standalone platform at the same time is a rela...

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Five Ways VR Is Making The World A Better Place FIVE WAYS VR IS MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

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Mar 07, 2019

Virtual reality can change what a person sees, how they think, what they feel and even how they behave. This is because users believe they are present in the virtual environment they find themselves in. The perception of being physically present in a non-physical world is an incredible sensation. It...

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Virtual reality for stroke: is gaming effective for recovery? VIRTUAL REALITY FOR STROKE: IS GAMING EffECTIVE FOR RECOVERY?

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Mar 07, 2019

Every two seconds someone suffers a stroke. Around 55 to 75% of stroke survivors will display impairments and will need long-term care and rehabilitation. These staggering numbers highlight a pressing need to resolve the stroke crisis which accounts for a total estimated annual cost of €45 billi...

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CDN Tuning for OTT – "Why Doesn’t it Already do That?" CDN TUNING FOR OTT – "WHY DOESN’T IT ALREADY DO THAT?"

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Mar 07, 2019

When you initially onboarded your OTT traffic to a CDN, you probably went with default settings. And to be honest, why wouldn’t you? A standard media configuration is designed for the short http-based segment delivery at scale. It removes the bottleneck of your origin connectivity, taking you ...

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This 65-Inch TV Is a Giant Nintendo Switch THIS 65-INCH TV IS A GIANT NINTENDO SWITCH

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Mar 06, 2019

Look at this crazy thing. Some super Nintendo fan has gone and turned this 65 inch TV into a giant Nintendo Switch. He goes by the name Suprman9. This Nintendo fanatic has created what he calls “Nerdvana”. A gaming room that has a Superman arcade machine, Mario emerging from a warp pipe,...

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Immersing Yourself in the Beautiful Game IMMERSING YOURSELF IN THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

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Mar 06, 2019

In 2018 alone, technology investments in sports reached nearly $1 billion, but the industry is far from immune to disruption as consumer behaviour is shifting among sports fans too. This is driving technology, leagues and brands to look at new ways to meet the expectations of supporters for more pow...

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AR Video with cxocARd AR VIDEO WITH CXOCARD

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Mar 06, 2019

AR Video concept is the one of the basic concepts in Augmented Reality . By using AR you can augmented different 3d models and the impression of 3d model is high . In AR video concept you ar Augmented a video .Our augmented reality platform cxocARd is also design for that purpose we are listing the ...

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This VR Archery Demo Uses Vive Trackers For Realistic Handling THIS VR ARCHERY DEMO USES VIVE TRACKERS FOR REALISTIC HANDLING

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Mar 06, 2019

VR will make Hawkeyes of us all. It feels like almost every VR game out there has an archery mechanic. And, to be fair, that’s with good reason; nocking up a virtual arrow feels great in a headset. But we bet it’d feel even better with this Vive Tracker demo.VR developer Lluís Gar...

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Corsair’s Curse Is A VR Arcade Adventure From A Fisherman’s Tale Dev CORSAIR’S CURSE IS A VR ARCADE ADVENTURE FROM A FISHERMAN’S TALE DEV

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Mar 06, 2019

A Fisherman’s Tale developer Innerspace VR is back with a brand new title. What, already? Well, Corsair’s Curse is likely a little different to what you’re expecting.Rather than a direct follow-up to its January release, Corsair’s Curse is a VR arcade title. Today, Arizona Su...

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Sci-Fi Novel Series Star Force Is Being Turned Into A VR FPS For Rift, Vive And Quest SCI-FI NOVEL SERIES STAR FORCE IS BEING TURNED INTO A VR FPS FOR RIFT, VIVE AND QUEST

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Mar 06, 2019

B.V. Larson’s long-running series of sci-fi novels, Star Force, is leaping out of pages and into VR headsets this year.New York-based Cemtrex today announced that it’s developing a VR adaptation of Larson’s series. Star Force is a set in a distant future in which humanity faces ext...

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Is Black Desert for Xbox One pay-to-win? IS BLACK DESERT FOR XBOX ONE PAY-TO-WIN?

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Mar 06, 2019

Pay-to-win is exactly what it sounds like: a way for players to pay real money in order to gain in-game advantages that allow them to win. These come in the form of microtransactions.How this definition is applied to specific games is a bit unclear and varies from person to person. Pay-to-win for so...

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Understanding Different Realities; What is AR, VR And MR UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT REALITIES; WHAT IS AR, VR AND MR

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Mar 06, 2019

Technology has often changed the way humans have perceived the world and is expected to further challenge it in the future. The introduction of Augmented and Virtual Realities have revolutionalised different business sectors completely and have allowed for a better interaction with technology to cre...

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VR as Part of a Healthier Lifestyle for Middle-Aged or Older Adults VR AS PART OF A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE FOR MIDDLE-AGED OR OLDER ADULTS

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Mar 06, 2019

According to a report released last summer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), less than 23% of American adults are meeting federal recommended standards for exercising. Since advances in technology have led to our increasingly se...

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Top Pay TV Trends to Address for Success in 2019 TOP PAY TV TRENDS TO ADDRESS FOR SUCCESS IN 2019

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Mar 06, 2019

TV is TV no matter how or where it is consumed, making traditional TV and over-the-top video synonymous. The viewer is now setting the tone and demanding the content they love wherever, whenever and however they choose. To meet the increasing demands for this ecosystem, operators are reconsidering t...

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How To Filter Live Streaming Renditions by Device Type at The Edge HOW TO FILTER LIVE STREAMING RENDITIONS BY DEVICE TYPE AT THE EDGE

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Mar 06, 2019

When customers choose their bitrate ladder for adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming video, they often discover that there is not always a “one size fits all” set of renditions that will work for all of their client devices. For example, on smaller screen devices (such as smartphones or tabl...

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Media Creek and StreamS Partner to Create The Streaming Media Collective (The SMC) MEDIA CREEK AND STREAMS PARTNER TO CREATE THE STREAMING MEDIA COLLECTIVE (THE SMC)

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Mar 06, 2019

Media Creek, Inc. would like to announce a US partnership with StreamS/Modulation Index, LLC to create The Streaming Media Collective (The SMC) to help highlight and promote the companies’ synergistic offerings at this year's NAB (Booth N3127).The SMC's goal is to help educate audio br...

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‘Vacation Simulator’ to Launch on Vive & Rift Next Month, PSVR This Summer ‘VACATION SIMULATOR’ TO LAUNCH ON VIVE & RIFT NEXT MONTH, PSVR THIS SUMMER

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Mar 05, 2019

Owlchemy Labs today announced their next VR parody game Vacation Simulator is set to release for PC VR headsets next month. The PSVR version is slated to launch a little later at some point this summer.Vacation Simulator will be landing on Steam (Vive, Rift) and the Oculus Store (Rift) on April 9th,...

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The promise of universal augmented reality THE PROMISE OF UNIVERSAL AUGMENTED REALITY

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Mar 05, 2019

The future of augmented reality is being built today. Computing is entering the physical world. Steve Jobs once said technology alone is not enough, “ultimately it comes down to taste, it’s a matter of trying to expose yourself to the best things that humans have done and then trying to ...

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When Will Augmented Reality Be Scalable for Service? WHEN WILL AUGMENTED REALITY BE SCALABLE FOR SERVICE?

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Mar 05, 2019

It has become clear that ideas and innovations once relegated to the worlds of science fiction have entered our daily lives. Every time you see that yellow first-down marker during an NFL game or the MPH displayed on your car windshield, you’re seeing augmented reality (AR) in action. At its e...

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Facebook Plans FACEBOOK PLANS 'ENTERPRISE EDITION' OF VR HEADSETS

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Mar 05, 2019

Facebook wants to sell more virtual reality headsets to businesses.The company is working on an "enterprise edition" of its Oculus Go and Oculus Quest headsets, according to a new job posting that was first discovered by Variety.The job listing is for a software engineer position on Oculus...

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The Morrigan Offers Simple But Enjoyable VR Dungeon Crawling THE MORRIGAN OFFERS SIMPLE BUT ENJOYABLE VR DUNGEON CRAWLING

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Mar 05, 2019

We’ve been here a fair few times now. The dingy confines of dungeon hallways have become a second home to VR fanatics. Their hidden keys are our lost TV remotes, dislodged stones are neglected renovation projects. The dungeon crawler is VR doing what comes naturally to it; sword-swinging, arro...

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Virtual reality and augmented reality: Why AR may be the future of VR VIRTUAL REALITY AND AUGMENTED REALITY: WHY AR MAY BE THE FUTURE OF VR

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Mar 05, 2019

While once virtual reality (VR) was relegated so science fiction, it’s now permeated society. From inexpensive, cardboard VR headsets to hardcore virtual reality applications, VR continues to evolve. Similarly, augmented reality (AR) has risen to prominence, and is arguably more applicable tha...

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BYD Selects Analog Devices’ A2B to realise more energy efficient vehicles with more immersive entertainment BYD SELECTS ANALOG DEVICES’ A2B TO REALISE MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES WITH MORE IMMERSIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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Mar 04, 2019

The A2B solution makes a vehicle more energy efficient because it reduces the amount of wiring needed by up to 75%. A single unshielded twisted-pair wire, the A2B technology has the ability to distribute audio and control data. The A2B solution can substantially reduce the amount of cabling runs bec...

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Winning with Customers in the Age of On-Demand Entertainment WINNING WITH CUSTOMERS IN THE AGE OF ON-DEMAND ENTERTAINMENT

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Mar 04, 2019

It is no secret that over-the-top (OTT) platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime have taken the local entertainment market by storm - almost everyone uses such a service. It has content a much tougher game, with viewers now having a myriad of options to pay to view on demand content on-the-go thro...

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Altice Unveils Household OTT Solution to Aid Advertisers ALTICE UNVEILS HOUSEHOLD OTT SOLUTION TO AID ADVERTISERS

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Mar 04, 2019

Altice USA, Inc. 's ATUS operating unit a4 has launched a national, cross-section OTT (over-the-top) solution for advertisers, reinforcing its commitment toward advertising business. This first-of-its-kind product will help advertisers reach targeted audience at the household level through conne...

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The 10 Best Xbox One Exclusives Games THE 10 BEST XBOX ONE EXCLUSIVES GAMES

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Mar 04, 2019

With the dawn of a new console generation looming on the horizon and the future of disc-based video game media in question, the age of the Xbox One may soon be drawing to a close. A system which struggled early on thanks to an obtuse title and a penchant for anti-consumer ailments, Microsoft has sin...

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Community Download: What’s Your Dream VR Game? COMMUNITY DOWNLOAD: WHAT’S YOUR DREAM VR GAME?

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Mar 04, 2019

We are nearing the three year mark since the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive each originally launched. There have been hundreds of VR games, apps, experiences, and works of art released in that time, some of them groundbreaking and wonderful, but plenty of them not so much. There is just an immense amount ...

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Ghost Giant Promises VR Bond Building Next Month GHOST GIANT PROMISES VR BOND BUILDING NEXT MONTH

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Mar 04, 2019

VR does best is build bonds. Think about how attached you felt to Astro as you journeyed through Astro Bot, or the connection you made with Quill in Moss. Ghost Giant looks like the latest game to explore this promising space. And it’s coming very soon.Developer Zoink Games recently confirmed ...

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What is the Future of Augmented and Virtual Reality? WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY?

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Mar 04, 2019

It may seem hard to believe, but augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) have been around for more than 30 years. These technologies found their initial applications in the military aircraft arena, with Pilot Head-Mounted Displays, flight simulations and later in entertainment and gaming.

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Designing User Experience for Virtual Reality (VR) applications DESIGNING USER EXPERIENCE FOR VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) APPLICATIONS

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Mar 04, 2019

Virtual Reality (VR) infers a total inundation experience that closes out the physical world. Utilizing VR gadgets, for example, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard. Users can be transported into a various genuine world and envisioned situations, for example, the center of a screeching penguin...

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How to build an effective communications strategy for your OTT service HOW TO BUILD AN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY FOR YOUR OTT SERVICE

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Mar 04, 2019

It’s vital for any new business to have a solid customer communications strategy in place before launch. For OTT services, how you choose to communicate with your users will have a direct effect on the long-term success of your service.Take our own partner’s for example; combined they ad...

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HoloLens 2 Hands-On HOLOLENS 2 HANDS-ON

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Mar 03, 2019

After unveiling the device last Sunday at MWC, Microsoft then went on to demo it to a select group of invited media (myself included)That’s where I finally got the chance to play around with what has to be one of the world’s most sophisticated toys, certainly for that price range.I won&r...

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Gaming Headset Showdown: New Gold Wireless Headset VS Platinum Headset GAMING HEADSET SHOWDOWN: NEW GOLD WIRELESS HEADSET VS PLATINUM HEADSET

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Mar 01, 2019

Sony currently sells two wireless headsets for PS4 users: the awkwardly-named New Gold Wireless Headset, and the Platinum Wireless Headset. They’re still the easiest ways to get wireless virtual surround sound out of a PS4. Both headsets have full access to 7.1 surround data from games thanks ...

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Uber VR/AR Campaign Prototype- Increasing Customer Engagement UBER VR/AR CAMPAIGN PROTOTYPE- INCREASING CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

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Mar 01, 2019

What’s going on with all this talk and interest in Virtual Reality and/or Augmented Reality?If you haven’t noticed yet Virtual/Augmented Reality it’s the new trend going on around the world in every industry. Why is this technology that important?VR and/or AR can remarkably increas...

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Boneworks Is A Ridiculously Detailed Physics Sandbox VR Game From Stress Level Zero BONEWORKS IS A RIDICULOUSLY DETAILED PHYSICS SANDBOX VR GAME FROM STRESS LEVEL ZERO

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Mar 01, 2019

Boneworks looks really special. What began as a sort of bizarre testing ground for a VR physics engine has evolved into a pseudo-sandbox experience full of items, objects, and enemies to play around with. We first saw the original tech demo a year ago at GDC, then again when it resurfaced a few mont...

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Microsoft Employees Powerless as HoloLens 2 Used for Military Profits MICROSOFT EMPLOYEES POWERLESS AS HOLOLENS 2 USED FOR MILITARY PROFITS

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Feb 28, 2019

What happens when our most incredible technology products are used for war and upgrading soldiers? Microsoft is under such a dilemma.Workers say augmented reality headsets provided to US army risk ‘turning warfare into a simulated video game’.A small group of 50 Microsoft employees seem ...

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Oculus Quest is a device from the future OCULUS QUEST IS A DEVICE FROM THE FUTURE

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Feb 28, 2019

Remember the first time I saw the iPod Video. It was 2006, I was working at my first real (summer) job in Ireland. I went to a store and there it was — an iPod with a screen. I played the first video that was preloaded and I gasped. The resolution was so great it seemed impossible. I couldn...

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HOW AR AND VR TECHNOLOGY IS TRANSFORMING THE WAY WE TELL STORIES HOW AR AND VR TECHNOLOGY IS TRANSFORMING THE WAY WE TELL STORIES

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Feb 28, 2019

Are the days of the paperback numbered? Increasingly, digital technologies are replacing traditional methods of communication. But is this such a bad thing?Immersive technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are being used by companies and organisations from wide ranging s...

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Is HoloLens 2 Really a Breakthrough Device? IS HOLOLENS 2 REALLY A BREAKTHROUGH DEVICE?

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Feb 28, 2019

Now that the dust has settled with the arrival of the hotly anticipated HoloLens 2 at MWC Barcelona (formerly Mobile World Congress), it’s time to take stock of the new headset. You have to hand it to Microsoft. When it comes to immersive tech, they do good demos.And they’ve cut their ow...

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The History and Science of Virtual Reality Headsets THE HISTORY AND SCIENCE OF VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSETS

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Feb 28, 2019

You would be forgiven if you thought that the current wave of virtual reality headsets was a modern phenomenon. There were obviously some awkward and failed attempts to capitalize on the virtual reality craze of the early 1990s and for most people, this is as far back as virtual reality goes. The tr...

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R&D Special Focus: Virtual Reality Scientific Applications R&D SPECIAL FOCUS: VIRTUAL REALITY SCIENTIFIC APPLICATIONS

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Feb 28, 2019

When most people think of virtual reality (VR) they think of an interactive gaming experience, where players get to participate in a fun adventure that feels almost like real life.While VR has certainly made a splash in the entrainment space, it’s also making an impact in a less flashy sector ...

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The Future of Entertainment Using Augmented Reality Apps THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT USING AUGMENTED REALITY APPS

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Feb 28, 2019

For the past few years, augmented reality apps for entertainment purposes have been making their way into app marketplaces around the world in growing numbers as more and more hardware manufacturers release new augmented reality devices to heighten our everyday experiences. How will all of these aff...

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The Best Streaming Sticks for Cord-Cutters THE BEST STREAMING STICKS FOR CORD-CUTTERS

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Feb 28, 2019

WHILE MANY cord-cutters purchase smart TVs, with internet connectivity capabilities and streaming apps built in, others find ways to transform their existing standard TVs into stream-ready versions. One popular way to do this is through streaming sticks, which provide a plug-and-play streaming setup...

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What is augmented reality gaming? WHAT IS AUGMENTED REALITY GAMING?

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Feb 28, 2019

Augmented reality gaming (AR gaming) is the combination of game visual and audio with the user’s environment in real time and space. Unlike to VR gaming, this usually requires a separate room to get an immersive environment. AR gaming uses the existing environment around you and creates a play...

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How augmented reality helps the work space HOW AUGMENTED REALITY HELPS THE WORK SPACE

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Feb 28, 2019

It’s going to take a while, but augmented reality will completely reshape the way we work. Even the first phase—simply layering digital information and objects over the real world—will help you to do your job faster than normal. Big companies like Facebook or Microsoft, are buildin...

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V4Design: Processing Traditional Media Assets For Interactive Immersive Experiences V4DESIGN: PROCESSING TRADITIONAL MEDIA ASSETS FOR INTERACTIVE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES

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Feb 27, 2019

Wouldn’t it be great to experience the Beatles play their first Hamburg gig from the perspective of a fan who danced in the front row? Or witness the fall of the Berlin Wall in a truly immersive way? The bad news: That’s still kind of tricky. The good news: It’s not impossible, and...

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There’s Facial Recognition, and Now, Watrix Technology’s Gait Recognition System That Recognizes Your Walk THERE’S FACIAL RECOGNITION, AND NOW, WATRIX TECHNOLOGY’S GAIT RECOGNITION SYSTEM THAT RECOGNIZES YOUR WALK

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Feb 27, 2019

There’s facial recognition, and now, Watrix Technology’s Gait Recognition System (GRS), which can recognize a person’s walk from their body shape and the angle of arm movement to their posture. Individual traits are recorded in a database that the software then uses when attempting...

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Microsoft Significantly Misrepresented HoloLens 2’s Field of View at Reveal MICROSOFT SIGNIFICANTLY MISREPRESENTED HOLOLENS 2’S FIELD OF VIEW AT REVEAL

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Feb 27, 2019

To significant anticipation, Microsoft revealed HoloLens 2 earlier this week at MWC 2019. By all accounts it looks like a beautiful and functional piece of technology and a big step forward for Microsoft’s AR initiative. All of which makes it unfortunate that the company didn’t strive to...

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Undead Citadel Promises Stunning VR Visuals In Latest Trailer UNDEAD CITADEL PROMISES STUNNING VR VISUALS IN LATEST TRAILER

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Feb 27, 2019

Undead Citadel first caught our attention late last year. It’s a VR zombie-slaying game from Dark Curry (still a great name) that looks visually astonishing. That remains the case in this new minute-long clip.Players make their way through a gorgeous medieval setting, dismembering zombies and ...

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Video: Jump in the BMW iNext thanks to Virtual Reality VIDEO: JUMP IN THE BMW INEXT THANKS TO VIRTUAL REALITY

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Feb 27, 2019

With the 2021 iNEXT, BMW aims to deliver a car like no other in its range today. The big thing about the BMW iNext will be the way you interact with it as it will drive itself on the road, thanks to next-level autonomous features. The BMW Natural Interaction video published yesterday and the one tod...

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How VR and AR Can Help Make a Lasting Impression in Sport Entertainment HOW VR AND AR CAN HELP MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION IN SPORT ENTERTAINMENT

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Feb 26, 2019

As the dust settles on Super Bowl, and with March Madness on the horizon, Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation of Unity Technologies, looks at the ways advertisers can keep huge audiences engaged, and how Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies are waiting in the wings to he...

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How to Propel Productivity with Augmented Reality HOW TO PROPEL PRODUCTIVITY WITH AUGMENTED REALITY

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Feb 26, 2019

As the technology landscape changes, global workplaces are finding more immersive and enriching ways to share and scale knowledge, augmented reality (AR) technology provides employers with richer and more cost-effective options for on-the-job training, experiential coaching, and collaboration. When ...

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Introducing Azure’s augmented reality: spatial anchors INTRODUCING AZURE’S AUGMENTED REALITY: SPATIAL ANCHORS

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Feb 26, 2019

Microsoft is back in the augmented-reality game, with the launch of both its HoloLens 2 headset and its Azure Kinect camera. Lighter and more powerful than its predecessor, HoloLens 2 is not only a standalone device but can be linked to a set of Azure services that take mixed reality (Microsoft&rsqu...

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What Does Ad Viewability Measurement Look Like in Local TV? WHAT DOES AD VIEWABILITY MEASUREMENT LOOK LIKE IN LOCAL TV?

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Feb 26, 2019

In 2015, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) took over the Open Video Viewability (OpenVV) initiative, originally founded by BrightRoll, Innovid, LiveRail, SpotXchange, and TubeMogul, to create an “open, common standard for video viewability measurement.” In 2018, the IAB issued new...

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Zed Is An Atmospheric VR Adventure Published By Cyan, Creators of Myst ZED IS AN ATMOSPHERIC VR ADVENTURE PUBLISHED BY CYAN, CREATORS OF MYST

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Feb 26, 2019

Cyan, the creators of Myst, Riven, and VR adventure Obduction, are back — this time as a publisher. Dubbed Cyan Ventures, this new arm of the company will allow them to branch out away from just development to help bring more of their style of high-quality atmospheric games to the world that m...

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Spider-Man: Far From Home’s Rift App Finally Let Me Web-Swing In VR SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME’S RIFT APP FINALLY LET ME WEB-SWING IN VR

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Feb 26, 2019

As something of a Spidey-obsessive, this was a big moment for me. Pardon the pun, but web-swinging has been a sticking point for Spider-Man in VR. I was frustrated by the wall-crawler’s lackluster controls in Marvel Powers United VR and thought Spider-Man: Homecoming’s VR app was entirel...

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Beat Saber PSVR Finally Comes To Japan Next Month BEAT SABER PSVR FINALLY COMES TO JAPAN NEXT MONTH

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Feb 26, 2019

The Japanese PlayStation Blog recently confirmed that Beat Games’ VR hit arrives on March 7th. There’s nearly four months after the western version debuted on November 20th 2018. No doubt the localization process and go-between with the Japanese division of Sony slowed the release down a...

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HoloLens 2 is coming: What you need to know HOLOLENS 2 IS COMING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Feb 26, 2019

Microsoft just unveiled HoloLens 2 at Mobile World Congress and we’re excited to help you prepare for the development of the next generation of augmented reality (AR) experiences in Unity. Unity’s three-year relationship with Microsoft has enabled developers to build world-class AR exper...

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Microsoft presents new services to grow AR MICROSOFT PRESENTS NEW SERVICES TO GROW AR

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Feb 26, 2019

Microsoft presented in an one hour show multiple news on their commitment to the mixed reality space. Including demo showcases with partners, Azure cloud services, new software, ah, yeah, … and the HoloLens 2! Time to compare my wishlist from last week with it and to give my virtual two cents...

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Optimizing Video Encoding Settings for Your Use Case OPTIMIZING VIDEO ENCODING SETTINGS FOR YOUR USE CASE

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Feb 26, 2019

It’s important to understand what you’re trying to deliver when configuring a live stream. The right encoding settings depend entirely on your use case.For example, music events require the best audio possible. Security cameras? Not so much. And while video chats don’t need to be s...

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NETFLIX FINALLY BRINGS HOME THE OSCARS AND LEAVES HOLLYWOOD WONDERING WHAT NEXT? NETFLIX FINALLY BRINGS HOME THE OSCARS AND LEAVES HOLLYWOOD WONDERING WHAT NEXT?

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Feb 25, 2019

Last night at the Oscars Netflix finally won its first Academy Award, and then a second one, and then a third one. Like London buses, Netflix had spent a long time waiting and then suddenly three came along at once. Netflix’s haul has finally put subscription video on demand (SVOD) original co...

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COOLER MASTER MH752 GAMING HEADSET REVIEW COOLER MASTER MH752 GAMING HEADSET REVIEW

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Feb 25, 2019

Cooler Master is not really one of the biggest names in the market of gaming headsets, but it sure is causing quite a stir in the industry with their new MH752 gaming headset. The device aims to be comfortable, durable, and a good-sounding piece without any of the unnecessary features that a lot of ...

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AR Cube is one of the hottest technologies of the year AR CUBE IS ONE OF THE HOTTEST TECHNOLOGIES OF THE YEAR

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Feb 25, 2019

AR Cube brings augmented reality at your fingertips offering exciting possibilities for future technology involving AR which can be actually felt and manipulated. Today is an era of augmented reality (AR), and the AR software defined in simple words is a digital overlay placed on real-world objects....

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Augmented Reality Cases That Have Changed The Way We Live! AUGMENTED REALITY CASES THAT HAVE CHANGED THE WAY WE LIVE!

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Feb 25, 2019

Augmented Reality (AR) offers a world of potentialities for users.Let’s take a peek through the 10 areas of everyday life wherein Augmented Reality has made things easier, efficient and convenient. Imagine being on a voyage to new country or town and looking for a good restaurant, coffee shop ...

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RoleplayU Is An Open Source VR App For Playing Dungeons & Dragons ROLEPLAYU IS AN OPEN SOURCE VR APP FOR PLAYING DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

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Feb 25, 2019

Dungeons & Dragons is one of the most influential games ever created. Back before we could play MMO games online with friends to connect instantaneously and live out our fantasies or dive into a VR headset to be immersed in virtual worlds, it was all about our imagination. And to this day, D&...

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How to automatically generate a new metric and a new log stream in Service Mesh HOW TO AUTOMATICALLY GENERATE A NEW METRIC AND A NEW LOG STREAM IN SERVICE MESH

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Feb 25, 2019

One of the advantage of deploying a microservice-based application in an Istio service mesh is to allow one to externally control service monitoring, tracing, request (version) routing, resiliency testing, security and policy enforcement, etc., in a consistent way across those services, for the appl...

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At GTC: Experience How NVIDIA Technology Is Shaping the Future of Storytelling AT GTC: EXPERIENCE HOW NVIDIA TECHNOLOGY IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF STORYTELLING

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Feb 25, 2019

From game engine-powered virtual production to interactive characters and deeply engaging experiences, media and entertainment have drastically changed over the last few years.At the heart of it all: NVIDIA RTX technology. It’s powering AI, real-time ray tracing, location-based entertainment a...

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Disruption and the Opportunities for Videa in the Era of Digital TV DISRUPTION AND THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR VIDEA IN THE ERA OF DIGITAL TV

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Feb 25, 2019

Recently wrote an article about the exponential era of media buying, based on the book, “Bold” by Peter Diamandis. His logic was that digitization leads to a process that drives exponential change, ending with a whole industry becoming democratized and in the hands of the consumer. For e...

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In-Flight Entertainment Soon To Disappear? IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SOON TO DISAPPEAR?

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Feb 24, 2019

During the past several years, the airline industry has been gouging customers in a number of ways. Fees are being charged for fuel, luggage, food & drink and seating. Prices have also been rising while service declines. It used to be a luxurious way to travel. Now there's talk about doing a...

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The top 7 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week THE TOP 7 SHOWS ON NETFLIX AND OTHER STREAMING SERVICES THIS WEEK

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Feb 24, 2019

Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the seven most "in-demand" TV shows on streaming services. The data is based on "demand expressions," the globally standardized TV demand measurement unit from Parrot Analytics. Audience demand reflects the des...

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Developing the Future of Mixed Reality DEVELOPING THE FUTURE OF MIXED REALITY

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Feb 24, 2019

We talk to the first developers to join Microsoft’s HoloLens partner program about what the future of Mixed Reality looks like.Object Theory are pretty much the oldest Mixed Reality company around, having launched in June 2015, before the HoloLens had even started shipping. In many ways they&r...

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Live-Stream of Microsoft Future of Computing from MWC 2019 LIVE-STREAM OF MICROSOFT FUTURE OF COMPUTING FROM MWC 2019

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Feb 24, 2019

We’ll be following the live-stream this morning of the Microsoft Future of Computing event from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. HoloLens was introduced four long years ago. Let’s see Microsoft plans in spatial and Holographic computing.Here’s the presentation and below our note...

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All you need to know on HoloLens 2 ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ON HOLOLENS 2

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Feb 24, 2019

The first HoloLens had a 34-degree diagonal FOV; the new headset’s fiel of view has “more than doubled,” Kipman says, to a 52-degree diagonal field of view. (Microsoft declined to share exact measurements for this new eyebox, saying that the x-axis and y-axis are not the best way t...

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Nintendo Flex May Not Play the Fortnite: Battle Royale Game, But It Does Put a Modern Twist on the Game Boy NINTENDO FLEX MAY NOT PLAY THE FORTNITE: BATTLE ROYALE GAME, BUT IT DOES PUT A MODERN TWIST ON THE GAME BOY

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Feb 23, 2019

The Nintendo Switch is set to get a refresh some time this year, and it already has a playable version of Fortnite, but what if the company were to go back to the basics and re-release the Game Boy? If that happened, it might look something like the Nintendo Flex. This portable game console retains ...

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These Benefits of Live AR in Entertainment Industry Will Make Your Jaw Drop! THESE BENEFITS OF LIVE AR IN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY WILL MAKE YOUR JAW DROP!

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Feb 23, 2019

The times are changing and this change is felt in the entertainment Industry too! There are questions often asked what is the future of entertainment?To answer this question many believe that the entertainment industry is changing to become more realistic, more interactive and more immersive, than e...

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Here are 5 Ways Augmented Reality can drive value for future mobile marketing HERE ARE 5 WAYS AUGMENTED REALITY CAN DRIVE VALUE FOR FUTURE MOBILE MARKETING

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Feb 23, 2019

In 2018 several brands picked up Augmented Reality Advertisements as a mechanism to stand out from the already noisy traditional ads. With new strategies popping now and then, why not use something that’s already in everyone’s pocket – mobile phones.Let’s talk about how brand...

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Pokemon Go Will Let You Switch Teams For 1,000 Coins POKEMON GO WILL LET YOU SWITCH TEAMS FOR 1,000 COINS

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Feb 22, 2019

Pokemon Go players who made a grave mistake in joining the red, blue or yellow team can pay to change their decision. The new feature will be available with the purchase of a Team Medallion that costs 1,000 PokeCoins in the shop. Players can change their team once per year.“When you decide to ...

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Gungrave VR Headed To Oculus Rift/HTC Vive Next Month GUNGRAVE VR HEADED TO OCULUS RIFT/HTC VIVE NEXT MONTH

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Feb 22, 2019

Iggymob’s less-than-stellar revival of the Gungrave franchise, Gungrave VR, heads to PC VR in March. The game will launch on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive on March 6th. It was previously only available on Sony’s PSVR. The base game will cost $24.99 with the add-on episode, Gungrave VR U.N...

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Reasons Businesses Are Adopting Augmented Reality Solutions to Engage Customers REASONS BUSINESSES ARE ADOPTING AUGMENTED REALITY SOLUTIONS TO ENGAGE CUSTOMERS

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Feb 22, 2019

Representing the next evolution in virtual reality (VR) technology, interest in augmented reality (AR) is booming in 2019. Not only is it popular in modern video games and smartphone apps, but it’s even being integrated with today’s wearable tech and smart home appliances.With a forecast...

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The AR Drone That Can Help Save Lives THE AR DRONE THAT CAN HELP SAVE LIVES

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Feb 22, 2019

Drones have been getting a really bad rep of late, specially in the United Kingdom, after rogue operators managed to shut down operations at both Gatwick and Heathrow airports, effectively ruining Christmas for thousands of travellers and prompting widespread clamour for greater regulation against t...

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The Reality of Augmented Reality THE REALITY OF AUGMENTED REALITY

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Feb 21, 2019

Some technologies always seem to be just over the horizon. Others are tantalizingly close. Driverless cars and artificially intelligent assistants haven’t quite hit the mainstream yet, but are well beyond experimental stages and beginning to show up in the consumer marketplace.Virtual reality ...

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The Pay-TV Service Provider’s Guide to 2019 Success THE PAY-TV SERVICE PROVIDER’S GUIDE TO 2019 SUCCESS

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Feb 21, 2019

This is the second and final installment of our 2019 trends blog series addressing the topics that will be most relevant to the pay-TV market in in the coming year. Sports leagues, teams and rights owners are working to create unique connections with fans worldwide. Reaching out to fans on any scree...

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A Winning Combination: OTT Advertising and Linear TV A WINNING COMBINATION: OTT ADVERTISING AND LINEAR TV

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Feb 21, 2019

Is 2019 the year we embrace the OTT advertising and linear TV mashup? Like Wendy’s Frosty and fries, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, or socks and sandals, this unexpected match actually makes perfect sense. And we now have the data to prove it. While both enjoyable on their own, the combination of...

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Future of the Pay TV Industry: 5 Trends That Are Here to Stay FUTURE OF THE PAY TV INDUSTRY: 5 TRENDS THAT ARE HERE TO STAY

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Feb 21, 2019

Traditional pay TV operators, i.e. cable operators, are facing competition from over-the-top (OTT) providers that are delivering live and on-demand video over the internet on top of the operator’s legacy network. Meanwhile, consumers who do not care how content is delivered are increasingly tu...

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Angry Birds VR Giveaway Livestream: Win A Free Steam Key! ANGRY BIRDS VR GIVEAWAY LIVESTREAM: WIN A FREE STEAM KEY!

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Feb 21, 2019

Don’t get too excited: for our livestream on Feb. 21st, 2019, we will be playing Angry Birds VR live! That’s right — Resolution Games and Rovio teamed up to bring the iconic mobile game franchise into the immersive realm of 360-degree VR with all of the slingshot action you can han...

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ChromaGun PSVR Review: A Passable Imitation Of Portal In VR CHROMAGUN PSVR REVIEW: A PASSABLE IMITATION OF PORTAL IN VR

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Feb 21, 2019

ChromaGun VR is so transparent about being a parody of Valve’s Portal that its creator, Pixel Maniacs, went out of its way to highlight direct references to Portal’s iconic Aperture Science corporation in the original game’s console launch trailer. But since a Portal game doesn&rsq...

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Introducing the VIVE Focus Plus for Premium Standalone VR Experiences INTRODUCING THE VIVE FOCUS PLUS FOR PREMIUM STANDALONE VR EXPERIENCES

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Feb 21, 2019

Today, we’re excited to reveal the newest premium virtual reality standalone hardware for enterprise customers, VIVE Focus Plus. We’ve upgraded the existing six degrees of freedom (6DoF) Focus headset to incorporate dual 6DoF controllers, giving users the ability to seamlessly interact w...

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Here are Some Gigantic Influences Of Augmented Reality On Teens HERE ARE SOME GIGANTIC INFLUENCES OF AUGMENTED REALITY ON TEENS

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Feb 21, 2019

Understanding teenagers and technology can seem a little overwhelming. Modern technology has a strong impact on the teenagers.It sometimes seems like teenagers’ lives revolve around their phones and technology. From the internet and social media, to phones, apps, games, television and other ty...

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What Is Mixed Reality (MR) – The Concept & Implementation WHAT IS MIXED REALITY (MR) – THE CONCEPT & IMPLEMENTATION

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Feb 21, 2019

We are now living in the era of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, but there is something that exists between these two, and that is the mixed reality. With Microsoft HoloLens becoming common among the mass audience, the mixed reality is no more an unknown term.Mixed Reality, also referred as Hy...

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Virtual Reality – A Revolution in Entertainment VIRTUAL REALITY – A REVOLUTION IN ENTERTAINMENT

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Feb 21, 2019

VR entertainment is an experience in which a person is transferred into a three-dimensional space and can not only walk while watching movies recorded in 360 degrees, but also make advanced interactions with the environment. The extraordinary feeling of being transferred to another, artificially cre...

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Learn How to Livestream with these 8 Best Practices LEARN HOW TO LIVESTREAM WITH THESE 8 BEST PRACTICES

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Feb 21, 2019

Live streaming is the process of uploading video content in real time to viewers over the internet. Usually you use a device, like your smartphone, webcam, or camera hooked up to your computer, to connect and stream it to some platform or channel where your audience tunes in live.

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Sports streaming service fuboTV expands its lineup with Viacom’s entertainment channels SPORTS STREAMING SERVICE FUBOTV EXPANDS ITS LINEUP WITH VIACOM’S ENTERTAINMENT CHANNELS

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Feb 20, 2019

Sports streaming service fuboTV and Viacom this morning announced a new carriage deal that will see fuboTV carry Viacom's entertainment networks as a part of its TV packages. The deal includes channels like MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., BET, CMT, Comedy Central, VH1, Paramount Network, TeenNick an...

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UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN SIDE OF LEGO UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN SIDE OF LEGO'S NEW AUGMENTED REALITY SET

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Feb 20, 2019

LEGO Hidden Side presents a new world in which the paranormal exists alongside everyday people, and lets the designers get real creative in turning things like schools and buses into fantastical, creepy creations. But the theme isn't the only interesting thing about Hidden Side. This new line al...

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Dive into dreams with the emotional VR narrative Lucid – out now on Viveport DIVE INTO DREAMS WITH THE EMOTIONAL VR NARRATIVE LUCID – OUT NOW ON VIVEPORT

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Feb 20, 2019

In the critically acclaimed cinematic narrative experience Lucid – out today exclusively on Viveport and Viveport Subscription – you’ll explore the deepest corners of the mind of an ailing loved one in search for answers and closure. We spoke with the development team at Breaking F...

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Xing: The Land Beyond PSVR Review: Brief Bits Of VR Adventure Magic XING: THE LAND BEYOND PSVR REVIEW: BRIEF BITS OF VR ADVENTURE MAGIC

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Feb 20, 2019

Atmospheric, puzzle-focused adventure games like Myst and Riven aren’t the massive successes today that they were in the ‘90s, but the formula has aged gracefully. Discovering the secrets of mysterious worlds is still exciting in 2019, and in Xing: The Land Beyond, developer White Lotus ...

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Gamer Builds Entire NES System Into a Cartridge, Complete with Controller Ports GAMER BUILDS ENTIRE NES SYSTEM INTO A CARTRIDGE, COMPLETE WITH CONTROLLER PORTS

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Feb 20, 2019

A gamer who goes by “dany” online managed to build a complete NES system into a real cartridge, and it’s not just for how. Simply put, it’s all based around a NOAC (NES On A Chip), which is essentially a fully-functional Nintendo Entertainment System on one chip, complete wit...

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Relativty is a low-cost VR headset you can build yourself RELATIVTY IS A LOW-COST VR HEADSET YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF

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Feb 20, 2019

While you’ve been hearing about virtual reality for the last 20 years or so, today the hardware required to build such a rig is finally to the point where it’s within the reach of consumers. As seen here, Relativty is a SteamVR-compatible headset that can be made for around $100. Relativ...

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Live stream analysis using Video Indexer LIVE STREAM ANALYSIS USING VIDEO INDEXER

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Feb 20, 2019

Video Indexer is an Azure service designed to extract deep insights from video and audio files offline. This is to analyze a given media file already created in advance. However, for some use cases it's important to get the media insights from a live feed as quick as possible to unlock operation...

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7 marketing strategies to revamp your social media strategy 7 MARKETING STRATEGIES TO REVAMP YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

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Feb 20, 2019

As we move head first into an exciting new year, the sheer volume of possibilities which are open to you should become quickly apparent. With so much to do and get done, though, it might feel like a major challenge to succeed. If you want to do more to help make 2019 a successful year, then, you nee...

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Studying Social Presence in VR STUDYING SOCIAL PRESENCE IN VR

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Feb 20, 2019

New research by the University of British Columbia highlights both similarities and differences in the way people interact in virtual environments and the real world.Contagious yawning is a well-documented phenomenon in which people – and even some non-human animals – yawn reflexively wh...

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Why TV Security Is Good News for Consumer Privacy WHY TV SECURITY IS GOOD NEWS FOR CONSUMER PRIVACY

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Feb 20, 2019

The advertising industry has become increasingly aware of consumers’ pain over their data being swapped among publishers and marketers. With social media companies being hacked and data breaches from large retail companies, everyone worries about providing their information directly or having ...

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest BEST TV STREAMING SERVICE: YOUTUBE TV VS. SLINGTV VS. HULU VS. PLAYSTATION VUE, AND ALL THE REST

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Feb 19, 2019

It’s great what a little competition will do. Ever since cord cutting became a genuine trend, TV networks and pay TV providers have scrambled to bring their channel bundles to the internet.But with more competition comes more confusion. Between Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now, Hulu with...

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Migrating Your Video Streams to IPv6 MIGRATING YOUR VIDEO STREAMS TO IPV6

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Feb 19, 2019

The world has run out of IPv4 addresses. IP version 4 or IPv4, the original 32-bit addressing system used by the internet, supported 4.29 billion individual IP addresses from 16 million top level blocks, the last of which were allocated in February 2011 by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IA...

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Beat Saber And Subpac Are Helping Deaf Fans Play The Game BEAT SABER AND SUBPAC ARE HELPING DEAF FANS PLAY THE GAME

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Feb 19, 2019

Beat Saber is arguably VR’s biggest phenomenon, taking PC VR and PSVR platforms by storm. But it’s also a game that lives and dies by its music, which helps players get in the flow. For deaf VR fans, that’s a big barrier to cross. But Beat Games and Subpac are working to break it d...

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Sniper’s Ground Is A VR Multiplayer Sniping Game SNIPER’S GROUND IS A VR MULTIPLAYER SNIPING GAME

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Feb 19, 2019

Remember that incredible boss battle with The End in Metal Gear Solid 3? Sneaking through the forest for hours on end, using camouflage to avoid detection? Sniper’s Ground looks set to capitalize on that in VR.Indie developer Mohammed Alsharefee introduced this upcoming game to the world this ...

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Streaming services hastening demise of satellite TV giants STREAMING SERVICES HASTENING DEMISE OF SATELLITE TV GIANTS

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Feb 19, 2019

Satellite TV is dying more quickly than Wall Street thought. Cheap streaming services from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and YouTube are spurring surprisingly steep customer losses at Dish Network and DirecTV, the nation’s dominant satellite broadcasters. Last week, shares of Dish, run by Charlie Erge...

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What Will 5G Mean for the Broadcast and OTT Video World? WHAT WILL 5G MEAN FOR THE BROADCAST AND OTT VIDEO WORLD?

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Feb 19, 2019

Wasn’t 4G/LTE supposed to be the magic bullet for streaming? 4G/LTE has made a big impact on consumers’ ability to reliably stream their favorite programs from pretty much anywhere. Of course, commuters will attest to this being an exasperating experience—with patchy reception lead...

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How the Mixed Reality Revolution is set to Change the World HOW THE MIXED REALITY REVOLUTION IS SET TO CHANGE THE WORLD

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Feb 18, 2019

In the past five years, reality technology has taken a huge leap forward with rapid developments in virtual reality and augmented reality. While VR creates an immersive simulated environment for the user, AR overlays basic digital content over the physical real world. Both VR and AR, though promisin...

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Convert Better: How to Use CTAs in Your Next Video CONVERT BETTER: HOW TO USE CTAS IN YOUR NEXT VIDEO

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Feb 18, 2019

What better way to get someone to perform a specific action than by telling them?In person, asking nicely is probably your best bet. But online, you have to be clear and direct, especially as a marketer trying to get your users to convert. Whether it’s on a landing page, a newsletter, or an ad...

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Apex Legends’ Launch Increased Apex Construct’s Steam Views 4000% APEX LEGENDS’ LAUNCH INCREASED APEX CONSTRUCT’S STEAM VIEWS 4000%

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Feb 18, 2019

The new free-to-play battle royale game from Respawn is of course very different to Fast Travel’s VR adventure. Still, mix-ups were bound to happen. And indeed they have. Fast Travel’s Andreas Juliusson recently revealed as much on Reddit. Since Apex Legends’ launch on February 4th...

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10 Amazing ‘Power Trip’ VR Games That Make You Feel Like A Badass 10 AMAZING ‘POWER TRIP’ VR GAMES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE A BADASS

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Feb 18, 2019

Life is hard. Sometimes things are completely out of your control and you just need a release. For these times it’s important to find a game that puts you in control, one that turns you into a superhero, or an action movie star. Something that takes who you are and just ramps it up, lets you l...

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Community Download: Which Games Should Oculus Quest Bundle? COMMUNITY DOWNLOAD: WHICH GAMES SHOULD OCULUS QUEST BUNDLE?

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Feb 18, 2019

With GDC fast-approaching next month we are expecting to learn a lot more about the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset. The Monday before GDC kicks off Oculus is hosting a showcase in which they’ll be showing new Quest demos for unannounced games and we’re still waiting on a full list of...

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Five Nights at Freddy’s VR Coming To PSVR According To ESRB FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S VR COMING TO PSVR ACCORDING TO ESRB

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Feb 18, 2019

An ESRB listing for Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted popped up late last week. It’s since been taken down but Bloody Disgusting caught the below screen grab. According to the description, the game will see players repair the animatronic characters that stalk them in the main serie...

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How to stream more movies HOW TO STREAM MORE MOVIES

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Feb 18, 2019

There are hundreds of websites for watching movies out there. Some are official video on demand services and online players for TV channels. Others are streaming repositories such as Putlockers, 123Movies, Flixtor.to and Viooz. Then there are Torrent apps like Popcorn Time, which allow users to seed...

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UX Design Trends: 3 Ways AR and VR are Changing User Experience UX DESIGN TRENDS: 3 WAYS AR AND VR ARE CHANGING USER EXPERIENCE

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Feb 15, 2019

Augmented reality (AR) has seen steady progress from what seemed like a science-fiction trope to absolute, unquestionable reality.What is more, the last couple of years saw notable advances in the field, making the technology even more affordable and accessible. This, in turn, provoked wider adoptio...

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Unity vs Unreal: which one is better to build your non-game app? UNITY VS UNREAL: WHICH ONE IS BETTER TO BUILD YOUR NON-GAME APP?

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Feb 15, 2019

Reading this title might be a little bit confusing to you. After all, aren’t both Unity and Unreal game engines? Well yes, they are, you are absolutely correct,they are both powerful game engines,but they are also successfully used to build non-game commercial apps. Present-day non-game apps a...

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Google Maps Augmented Reality – an innovation that will transform navigation GOOGLE MAPS AUGMENTED REALITY – AN INNOVATION THAT WILL TRANSFORM NAVIGATION

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Feb 15, 2019

Advances in technology is now becoming fundamental to our daily activities; gradually changing the way we read, communicate, shop, eat, and even move around. An example is an Augmented Reality (AR) technology that never ceases to overwhelm us with its indefinite possibilities. AR enables users to ov...

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Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores WALMART BRINGS TRICKED OUT ‘HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON’ VR EXPERIENCE TO SELECT STORES

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Feb 15, 2019

Walmart is continuing its onward journey to think outside of the big-box with the help of VR, this time bringing 50-foot tractor-trailers to their megalithic parking lots across the US to let shoppers go head-first into a VR experience for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming film, How to Train You...

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5 Reasons Why Metro Exodus VR Would Be Absolutely Amazing 5 REASONS WHY METRO EXODUS VR WOULD BE ABSOLUTELY AMAZING

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Feb 14, 2019

We often write lists of reasons why big, prominent non-VR games should absolutely get official VR support. Examples of ones we’re still impatiently waiting on include No Man’s Sky, Kingdom Come Deliverance, and Destiny 2. With that being said, it does happen.

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8 Streaming Websites For Independent Films You May Not Know 8 STREAMING WEBSITES FOR INDEPENDENT FILMS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

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Feb 14, 2019

Seeking more film festival vibes and inspiring visions in your ordinary life? If you can’t attend festivals as much as you would like to or you don’t have the luxury of small distribution in your town, some streaming websites could be a surprising and affordable solution. You just need t...

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The Mars Exploration Rovers Update Special Report: NASA Declares Opportunity and MER Mission “Complete” THE MARS EXPLORATION ROVERS UPDATE SPECIAL REPORT: NASA DECLARES OPPORTUNITY AND MER MISSION “COMPLETE”

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Feb 14, 2019

Pacific Standard Time (PST), as the strains of Billie Holiday singing “I’ll Be Seeing You” filled the Space Flight Operations Center at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the final commands were transmitted to Opportunity, the Mars Exploration Rover that defied all odds – a...

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Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Eastern Europe REGIONAL SNAPSHOT: COMPUTER GRAPHICS IN EASTERN EUROPE

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Feb 14, 2019

Speaking of the software development undertaken on V-Ray, he also shared: “Our workload has been steadily increasing. Partly because we work on new products, but also because we have accumulated quite a large customer base that we need to support and we continue to improve our existing product...

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Sundance, SIGGRAPH, and What’s Next for VR Filmmaking SUNDANCE, SIGGRAPH, AND WHAT’S NEXT FOR VR FILMMAKING

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Feb 13, 2019

We are still in a high-fashion stage of VR where the experimentation and far-out art being presented at festivals like Sundance have yet to inspire the “ready to wear” market we are all waiting for. Since 2013, Sundance has been the first annual “runway” that sets the tone fo...

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SpaceX launch: When is SpaceX going to Mars? When will Elon Musk send humans to space? SPACEX LAUNCH: WHEN IS SPACEX GOING TO MARS? WHEN WILL ELON MUSK SEND HUMANS TO SPACE?

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Feb 13, 2019

Elon Musk’s ambition appears to know no bounds, with Tesla disrupting the electric car market and PayPal transforming digital cash. But Musk’s main project is SpaceX project, which has ended NASA’s hegemony in a few short years. SpaceX is slashing the cost of space travel with the ...

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DeMagnete VR Is A Magnetizing Puzzler Coming To All Major Platforms This Year DEMAGNETE VR IS A MAGNETIZING PUZZLER COMING TO ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS THIS YEAR

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Feb 13, 2019

DeMagnete is an upcoming VR puzzle game that has seemingly appeared out of nowhere. In development by a medium-sized indie team called BitCake Studio of about 11 people in Brazil (according to a Reddit post) DeMagnete is an adventure about solving physics puzzles using magnets.

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Audica Is A VR Rhythm Music Shooter From Harmonix Coming In March AUDICA IS A VR RHYTHM MUSIC SHOOTER FROM HARMONIX COMING IN MARCH

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Feb 13, 2019

Harmonix announced a brand new VR rhythm game on Twitter today called Audica. Based on the footage it looks like it’s a mixture of first-person shooter mechanics with the same style of rhythm-based music gameplay the developer has become known for. Other than the announcement tweet and debut t...

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Streaming Protocols and Latency STREAMING PROTOCOLS AND LATENCY

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Feb 13, 2019

Today’s audiences demand real-time video delivery. When it comes to high-stakes sporting events and online gaming, low latency is crucial. How can you accommodate users? Selecting the right streaming protocol is a good place to start.That’s because different protocols determine latency, ...

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How OTT Sports are Driving the Industry Forward HOW OTT SPORTS ARE DRIVING THE INDUSTRY FORWARD

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Feb 13, 2019

To borrow a phrase, live is the new skinny. Whereas one of the last great upheavals in the online video market was the arrival of the skinny bundle without sports several years ago, one of the current ones underway is the reinsertion of sports into the mix, but this time by OTT providers. In doing t...

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Better Video Recommendations Require AI and the Smart Use of Data BETTER VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS REQUIRE AI AND THE SMART USE OF DATA

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Feb 12, 2019

As video providers expand their content libraries, their challenge is making sure viewers find the programming that appeals to them. Many services take immense pride in their complex content recommendation algorithms, but most recommendation tools today are collaborative filtering algorithms that re...

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From Centralised Slots to Decentralised Kitties: The Evolution of Online Gaming FROM CENTRALISED SLOTS TO DECENTRALISED KITTIES: THE EVOLUTION OF ONLINE GAMING

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Feb 12, 2019

The online gaming industry is one of the biggest success stories of the last two decades. Starting out at nothing more than a handful of rudimentary sites at the end of the nineties, online casino gaming alone is now worth upwards of $51 billion/£39.5 billion.

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Is It Time For EA and Lucasfilm To Reboot This Classic Star Wars Video Game Franchise? IS IT TIME FOR EA AND LUCASFILM TO REBOOT THIS CLASSIC STAR WARS VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE?

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Feb 12, 2019

One of my fondest video game memories was purchasing a copy of Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II from RadioShack for $10 when I was a kid. It still stands as one of the best games I’ve played, along with its sequel Jedi Outcast. They were incredibly fun and surprisingly difficult, combinin...

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Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, And Mixed Reality Do Bring Value To Industry AUGMENTED REALITY, VIRTUAL REALITY, AND MIXED REALITY DO BRING VALUE TO INDUSTRY

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Feb 12, 2019

Back in August of last year, I asked for good examples of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality, and mixed reality (MR), all together known as extended reality. Unsurprisingly, I saw plenty of examples of the type my original post complained about: visually stunning but almost entirely useless for...

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How AR/VR and AI Enriching the Hospitality Industry? HOW AR/VR AND AI ENRICHING THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY?

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Feb 12, 2019

Businesses are progressively getting to hang on VR’s potential as a marketing tool, delivering important information to potential customers in a way they can actually experience, and stimulating multiple senses in the process even though most of the applications of modern virtual reality are e...

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How online retailers can use AR to improve UX HOW ONLINE RETAILERS CAN USE AR TO IMPROVE UX

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Feb 12, 2019

Augmented reality allows retailers to show virtually rendered objects and images in real world situations, most often through a smartphone.When used well, it offers the chance to bridge the gap between online and in-store retail, by allowing people to try before they buy and visualise products as th...

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8 Ways Brands Are Using Messenger Apps to Reach their Audience 8 WAYS BRANDS ARE USING MESSENGER APPS TO REACH THEIR AUDIENCE

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Feb 11, 2019

Messenger apps and their integrated chatbots are showing up more and more in our web faces and places. Why? To help answer questions, fulfill requests, and have other useful conversations with users in real time. Why dial a number, select an option on the keypad, then another and another… to ...

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Oculus To Reveal Zelda-Esque VR Game From Left 4 Dead Dev At GDC OCULUS TO REVEAL ZELDA-ESQUE VR GAME FROM LEFT 4 DEAD DEV AT GDC

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Feb 11, 2019

Turtle Rock has quite an extensive history with VR and Oculus at this point. The team developed Face Your Fears, which has proven to be one of the most popular apps on Gear VR and Oculus Go. It also developed a gorgeous dungeon crawling RPG named The Well. Right now the studio is working on a sequel...

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Steam Awards 2018 Finds Its VR Game Of The Year STEAM AWARDS 2018 FINDS ITS VR GAME OF THE YEAR

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Feb 11, 2019

Skyrim VR fought off some stiff competition in this year’s category although, sadly, most other entries were from other years. VR Chat, Superhot VR and Bethesda’s own Fallout 4 VR all made their debuts before 2018. Skyrim VR and Beat Saber were the only two truly ‘new’ games ...

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Augmented Reality In Advertising Can Increase Your Profit! Wanna Know How? AUGMENTED REALITY IN ADVERTISING CAN INCREASE YOUR PROFIT! WANNA KNOW HOW?

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Feb 11, 2019

Augmented Reality has already become the hottest trend in the world of technology.Brands looking for innovative ways to emotionally connect with audience realised the need to incorporate Augmented Reality into their marketing, advertising and branding solutions.We all know retail is in the midst of ...

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Augmented Reality Solutions – Immersive Customer Experience AUGMENTED REALITY SOLUTIONS – IMMERSIVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Feb 11, 2019

Major brands of America Apple, Google, Microsoft etc., are coming out with Augmented Reality solutions, hardware, and apps alike, catering to the rising demand.The launch of Apple ARKit and GoogleARCore reveal an accelerated growth for AR industry, with more innovations expected in the future. Over ...

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How to Stream on Multiple Platforms Simultaneously – Facebook and More HOW TO STREAM ON MULTIPLE PLATFORMS SIMULTANEOUSLY – FACEBOOK AND MORE

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Feb 11, 2019

There are many reasons why to stream on multiple platforms. However, it really all comes down to maximizing your audience. Streaming to multiples places multiplies your audience. This is why we have developed a new method for how to stream on multiple platforms simultaneously. By partnering with Swi...

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How to monetize mobile gaming data with Machine Learning HOW TO MONETIZE MOBILE GAMING DATA WITH MACHINE LEARNING

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Feb 10, 2019

In mobile gaming, marketing expenses are strongly correlated with the number of newly acquired customers. Simple rule: the more users you want to retain - more marketing expenses you need to bare. Data analytics, performance marketing or customer acquisition departments in mobile gaming industry try...

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Mixed Reality In-Game Casting Set to Shake Up LBE VR This Year MIXED REALITY IN-GAME CASTING SET TO SHAKE UP LBE VR THIS YEAR

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Feb 08, 2019

SpringboardVR and Blueprint Reality announced a new partnership to offer location-based entertainment (LBE) VR venue operators access to Blueprint's mixed reality in-game capture and casting. The technology allows players at more than 450 venues in 40 countries to easily share their VR gameplay ...

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The Best and Worst of Streaming Services THE BEST AND WORST OF STREAMING SERVICES

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Feb 07, 2019

Remember the days of renting movies from your local Blockbuster? There was something satisfying about browsing wall after wall of movies. At the time it didn’t seem so antiquated. Who would have known that approximately 15 years later you wouldn’t even have to leave your couch to watch v...

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The 2019 Instagram Hashtag Guide—How to Use Them and Get Results THE 2019 INSTAGRAM HASHTAG GUIDE—HOW TO USE THEM AND GET RESULTS

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Feb 07, 2019

If you include the right Instagram hashtags on your posts, you will likely see higher engagement than you would if you didn’t have any. Why? Because hashtags a combination of letters, numbers, and emoji preceded by the # symbol (e.g. #NoFilter, #WorldCup) categorize content and make it more di...

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7 Exciting Things to Try on Instagram in 2019 7 EXCITING THINGS TO TRY ON INSTAGRAM IN 2019

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Feb 07, 2019

Trying new things doesn’t always pay off (hello, bangs), but Instagram has made it easier than ever to get results from their shiny new offerings. With new features and updates announced so frequently, the possibilities on Instagram seem endless.But, this can get tricky for social media market...

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9 Things You Need to Know About Business Live Streaming Services 9 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS LIVE STREAMING SERVICES

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Feb 07, 2019

More and more businesses are streaming live video on their website. Businesses are streaming conferences, meetings, product launches, training, and much much more. You may want to get involved in this. So what do you need to know to get started with live streaming services? Well, you need a few thin...

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THE 2019 MUSIC STREAMING LANDSCAPE THE 2019 MUSIC STREAMING LANDSCAPE

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Feb 07, 2019

With the world of digital music streaming evolving so often, advertisers may be concerned about too many users latching onto ad-free platforms. We are happy to report though, that in 2019 there are still many new ways that brands can still take part in the medium. In addition, digital music streamin...

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7 Expert Tips for Creating a Viral Video in 2019 7 EXPERT TIPS FOR CREATING A VIRAL VIDEO IN 2019

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Feb 07, 2019

It’s every company’s dream to create one video – one amazing, funny, unexpected, shocking, minute-long video – that becomes as viral as that infamous Dollar Shave Club video or as laugh-out-loud funny as good ol’ Chuck Testa.Try as you might, we all know viral fame isn&...

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A story-based streaming service is coming to market! A STORY-BASED STREAMING SERVICE IS COMING TO MARKET!

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Feb 05, 2019

Publishing company All Chaos Press (ACP) is launching an innovative media streaming service called Wenebojo. Recognizing a need for an inclusive and expanded approach to storytelling, ACP is collaborating with IBM to help ensure content is always available on a secured platform - bringing broader av...

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How Mobile App Development Will Drive the Virtual Reality (VR) Market? HOW MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT WILL DRIVE THE VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) MARKET?

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Feb 05, 2019

With each passing day, virtual reality is expanding among consumers. Mobile app developers are focusing on developing virtual reality devices that have the potential to turn mobile devices into virtual reality gadgets. Whether it is a consumer or an enterprise, the demand for VR apps is picking pace...

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Best Live Broadcasting Software of 2019 BEST LIVE BROADCASTING SOFTWARE OF 2019

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Feb 05, 2019

Live streaming is easier and more powerful than ever before. We can see evidence of this everywhere around us in our daily lives. Research, too, shows that the global enterprise video market should reach $40.84 billion by 2022. Do the math–that’s an annual growth rate of more than 20 per...

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The Future is Bright and It’s in 4K THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT AND IT’S IN 4K

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Feb 05, 2019

The 4K UHD broadcast format first emerged, as with many great things television-related, from the Tokyo research laboratories of NHK. In 2012, 4K or Ultra High Definition (UHD) television was standardized by both the International Telecommunication Union and the Consumer Electronics Association. Sin...

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Holopoint Chronicle Review: A Fitting Follow-Up To A VR Fitness Gem HOLOPOINT CHRONICLE REVIEW: A FITTING FOLLOW-UP TO A VR FITNESS GEM

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Feb 04, 2019

Sequels don’t come much more by-the-numbers than Holopoint Chronicle. But then, for a game so matter-of-fact as ‘shoot arrows, get fit’, you don’t really need much else, do you? The original Holopoint helped people lose weight and the sequel looks like it will do the same.Thi...

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A Dreams Dev Is Planning A Star Wars VR Level With This Awesome Lightsaber A DREAMS DEV IS PLANNING A STAR WARS VR LEVEL WITH THIS AWESOME LIGHTSABER

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Feb 04, 2019

The Dreams beta doesn’t have VR support, but it does allow everyone to get to grips with the tools. As far as we understand, VR levels will have to be built within VR itself. magnumninja is considering building out a first-person ‘Jedi Academy-like’ like level for PSVR. “Imag...

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VR Game Releases For February 2019 VR GAME RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 2019

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Feb 04, 2019

Every month we aim to round up each and every VR game release for you in one single place — this is February’s list. Don’t worry we’ll continue highlighting the best ones at the end of each week too. With the door closed on January and the first month of 2019, we’ve jus...

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How To Stream VR Games From Rift, Vive, And PSVR To Twitch And More HOW TO STREAM VR GAMES FROM RIFT, VIVE, AND PSVR TO TWITCH AND MORE

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Feb 04, 2019

Livestreaming is a big part of the gaming community these days. Millions of people watch gamers from around the world play games on Twitch, Facebook, YouTube, Mixer, and more every single day. While the most popular games are non-VR shooters and MOBAs, there is a growing focus on VR gaming on these ...

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How to Choose an Online Video Hosting Platform for SMB HOW TO CHOOSE AN ONLINE VIDEO HOSTING PLATFORM FOR SMB

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Feb 04, 2019

More and more small and medium businesses (SMBs) are using online video. And for good reason. An online video hosting platform is an incredibly powerful tool for marketing, sales, communication, and more. The statistics readily underscore the importance of video for your businesses. For example, vid...

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Virtual Reality on Display at the Boulder International Film Festival VIRTUAL REALITY ON DISPLAY AT THE BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Feb 02, 2019

The Boulder International Film Festival is currently in the midst of a four-day event with a special virtual reality showcase taking place at Galvanize Cafe on Walnut Street in Boulder this weekend.In addition to the feature films, documentaries, and short films; BIFF 2019 has connected with Reality...

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CTV AND OTT PREDICTIONS FOR 2019 CTV AND OTT PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Feb 01, 2019

Kelly McMahon, SVP of global demand operations at SpotX, recently discussed some of the top connected TV (CTV) and over-the-top (OTT) trends that developed in 2018 — from increased investments in OTT to better ad experiences for consumers to enhanced data capabilities. Check out this video to ...

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Tune In to TV TUNE IN TO TV'S CATCH-UP GROWTH

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Feb 01, 2019

Predictions about the future of TV abound — and with good reason. The average American spends early one-third of their waking hours watching TV, roughly five times more than all social media activity combined.Since leading media platforms operating at the scale and complexity of full economies...

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Kingdom Hearts VR Experience Now Available On PSVR In US And Europe KINGDOM HEARTS VR EXPERIENCE NOW AVAILABLE ON PSVR IN US AND EUROPE

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Feb 01, 2019

The Kingdom Hearts VR Experience is now available in the US and Europe on PSN as a free download. More content is planned to be released for free on the app later this year. Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts VR Experience finally launches in Europe on February 28th (tomorrow!). That is according to...

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Why Do Big Companies Still Advertise On TV Instead Of Social Media? WHY DO BIG COMPANIES STILL ADVERTISE ON TV INSTEAD OF SOCIAL MEDIA?

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Feb 01, 2019

Why do big companies still advertise on TV instead of social media? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. There’s a saying used by a number of us here on Quora: Before you ask why, you must a...

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Smartphones replicate 3D objects for virtual reality SMARTPHONES REPLICATE 3D OBJECTS FOR VIRTUAL REALITY

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Feb 01, 2019

Smartphones are doing things we didn’t think possible only a few years ago, such as video editing and helping drivers navigate.  But can tools to create images for virtual and augmented reality actually fit into such a tiny form factor?The answer, according to Min H. Kim, associate profes...

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Automotive advantage: Vuforia Model Targets AUTOMOTIVE ADVANTAGE: VUFORIA MODEL TARGETS

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Feb 01, 2019

There are seemingly limitless ways Augmented Reality can bring value to a variety of different industries. From interactive maintenance instructions to engaging sales and marketing campaigns, AR brings innovation to it all. We are excited to share how Visionaries 777, a design and engineering AR/VR ...

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Music streaming grew US music revenues 12% in 2018 MUSIC STREAMING GREW US MUSIC REVENUES 12% IN 2018

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Feb 01, 2019

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have released their annual report for 2018’s music industry in the US. It showed that music streaming continues to bring reinvigorated life to the music with 12% overall growth thanks mostly to streaming revenues.Free music streaming helped ...

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Live Streaming Events with Low Latency, Easy Setup, and Global Reach LIVE STREAMING EVENTS WITH LOW LATENCY, EASY SETUP, AND GLOBAL REACH

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Jan 31, 2019

Are you streaming live video on your website or hosting your live events? If not, you probably should be. Live streaming is more popular than ever. There are countless industries that are involved in live streaming events. For example, more than 4.6 million people watch music festivals via live stre...

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5 Business OTT Platforms for Over-The-Top Video Content 5 BUSINESS OTT PLATFORMS FOR OVER-THE-TOP VIDEO CONTENT

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Jan 30, 2019

Global OTT subscriptions are expected to hit 473 million in 2018, an 18 percent growth from 2017. More and more people are relying on internet video as the primary source of their entertainment. This article will look at how businesses are leveraging OTT platforms to manage, host, and deliver OTT co...

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Blueforce Development: Arming Response Teams With Mobile Streaming BLUEFORCE DEVELOPMENT: ARMING RESPONSE TEAMS WITH MOBILE STREAMING

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Jan 30, 2019

Real-Time Streaming for Rapid Decision-Making.In hazardous work environments and military operations, timely delivery of information can be a matter of life and death. The BlueforceTACTICAL mobile app recently launched the Wowza Streaming Plugin to equip frontline users with live-streaming video sup...

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How to incorporate video into the customer journey HOW TO INCORPORATE VIDEO INTO THE CUSTOMER JOURNEY

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Jan 30, 2019

Leading demand gen marketers recognize that their job doesn’t end once a prospect signs on the dotted line. It’s crucial to the marketer’s and the organization’s success to continue nurturing that customer’s relationship with the brand’s product and/or services. O...

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THE TOP 3 BENEFITS OF USING AR IN TRAINING THE TOP 3 BENEFITS OF USING AR IN TRAINING

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Jan 30, 2019

As mobile AR is being used more and more by consumers via apps like Pokemon Go and Snapchat , augmented reality is fast taking over mobile phone usage, with businesses and enterprises have looked to take advantage of these apps’ success. With the rate of engagement of mobile phone users, there...

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AN5002 - Computer Animation: Advanced AN5002 - COMPUTER ANIMATION: ADVANCED

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Jan 30, 2019

One of the key modules tackled by our 2nd year undergraduate animators is titled "AN5002: Advanced Computer Animation". In this module, worth 30 credits, students get to grips with animating animals and creatures.The module lasts six weeks and finishes just before Christmas, with students ...

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Should you Stream your Hobby? SHOULD YOU STREAM YOUR HOBBY?

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Jan 30, 2019

For a lot of people, turning their hobby into a career is a distant dream. However, many streamers have managed to achieve just this. Despite making a living from your hobby being your end goal, it should not be where you start. To begin with, it’s important to test the water to see if you enj...

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Japan Should Look to China for Future Streaming Growth JAPAN SHOULD LOOK TO CHINA FOR FUTURE STREAMING GROWTH

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Jan 30, 2019

Japan is the world’s second largest recorded music market and accounts for 14% of the global total. However, Japan is not following the wider market path of surging streaming revenues driving overall market growth. Instead, Japanese recorded music revenues fell by 3.3% in 2018 in US dollars te...

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How to Make Awesome Marketing Videos In-House on a Budget HOW TO MAKE AWESOME MARKETING VIDEOS IN-HOUSE ON A BUDGET

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Jan 30, 2019

With people spending on average 2.6 times more time on pages with video than without, there’s no doubt that making more videos should be a vital part of your content marketing strategy. Unfortunately, marketing teams often get caught up in the cost when talking about adding more video content....

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Wonderfall Mixes VR And Actual Reality For An Experience You Can Touch WONDERFALL MIXES VR AND ACTUAL REALITY FOR AN EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TOUCH

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Jan 30, 2019

If you ever find yourself in Seattle sometime soon, you ought to take time to visit the Pacific Science Center. It’s got a lot of VR and AR exhibits right now, not least of which is the beta for Wonderfall: Tale of Two Realms.Wonderfall is currently the main project for the Science Center&rsqu...

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How Video Streaming Can Help Your Ministry Reach Those Who Need it Most HOW VIDEO STREAMING CAN HELP YOUR MINISTRY REACH THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST

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Jan 30, 2019

Recent years have seen a worrying trend known as the “loneliness epidemic.” Even though technology has made it easier than ever to connect with those far away, many individuals feel isolated and alone. Humans are social creatures – this loneliness epidemic has negatively affected t...

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The Best Times to Post on Social Media THE BEST TIMES TO POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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Jan 30, 2019

Everyone’s online browsing habits are different. Some people wake up and immediately check their feeds for the latest news from their friends and family before even grabbing their cup of coffee and officially starting their day. Some people barely check their newsfeeds at all, letting friend r...

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Tech Symposia VR demo previews Arm’s next DPU TECH SYMPOSIA VR DEMO PREVIEWS ARM’S NEXT DPU

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Jan 30, 2019

At the Arm Tech Symposia events towards the end of 2018, attendees had the privilege of previewing a new exciting display solution from Arm called Mira. This has the potential to shape the way in which future application processors drive Virtual Reality (VR) /Augmented Reality (AR) head mounted disp...

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NVIDIA vs. Radeon Linux 5.0 + Mesa 19.0 Drivers - 14-Way Gaming GPU Comparison NVIDIA VS. RADEON LINUX 5.0 + MESA 19.0 DRIVERS - 14-WAY GAMING GPU COMPARISON

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Jan 29, 2019

As is always the case at Phoronix ahead of any major graphics card launch, it means re-testing the collection of past graphics cards for comparison in order to have the newest data on the entire line-up with the very latest GPU drivers, operating system updates, and any game updates. For those curio...

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Livestream Schedule For Week Of Jan. 28th 2019: Resident Evil 2 In PSVR Cinematic Mode LIVESTREAM SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF JAN. 28TH 2019: RESIDENT EVIL 2 IN PSVR CINEMATIC MODE

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Jan 28, 2019

Did you know we stream games over on Twitch? We’re getting into a rhythm that will allow us to stream VR games each and every weekday (except in the case of holidays or traveling for events of course) and we’re having a lot of fun doing it. We’ve moved all of our VR game streams to...

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Over 150 Global Game Jam 2019 Games Have VR Support OVER 150 GLOBAL GAME JAM 2019 GAMES HAVE VR SUPPORT

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Jan 28, 2019

The world’s largest game jam, the Global Game Jam, had its 2019 session this past weekend from January 25th – 27th 2019. A game jam is a short, usually two or three day long event, in which programmers, designers, artists, and more all gather together around a central theme and make smal...

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Reseachers Built A 40-Plane Multifocal Display With Just One Screen RESEACHERS BUILT A 40-PLANE MULTIFOCAL DISPLAY WITH JUST ONE SCREEN

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Jan 28, 2019

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University built a multifocal display with 40 unique planes. The system involves a 1600Hz screen and a focus-tunable lens.All VR headsets on the market today are fixed focus. Each eye is given a separate image, but the screen is focused at a fixed distance from the l...

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6 Best Live Streaming Platforms for Business Professionals 6 BEST LIVE STREAMING PLATFORMS FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

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Jan 28, 2019

From business to the education sector, everyone is investing a huge sum in video streaming. In recent surveys, it was concluded that around 52 percent of the universities use video streaming solution to educate their students online. Live Streaming is a powerful technology and is now serving schools...

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Blockchain Video Streaming Is New Mode Of Entertainment In Australia BLOCKCHAIN VIDEO STREAMING IS NEW MODE OF ENTERTAINMENT IN AUSTRALIA

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Jan 26, 2019

Blockchain video streaming is something which no one would have predicted ever when this technology was first introduced as a cryptocurrency operating platform. South Australia (SA) is likely to become the first location to embrace this technology in the entertainment industry. Entertainment streami...

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Stream a Multi-Camera Production to Facebook Live STREAM A MULTI-CAMERA PRODUCTION TO FACEBOOK LIVE

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Jan 25, 2019

Looking to stream a live multi-camera production to Facebook Live? Do so reliably and in high quality by using the Wowza ClearCaster™ appliance, the AJA Io 4K Plus, and a MacBook Pro with Wirecast Pro.In a world saturated with video content, a single smartphone camera setup fails to impress. I...

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Animated VR Story Gloomy Eyes Adds Colin Farrell As Narrator ANIMATED VR STORY GLOOMY EYES ADDS COLIN FARRELL AS NARRATOR

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Jan 25, 2019

The visually striking project is premiering in the New Frontier section of the Sundance Film Festival from directors Jorge Tereso and Fernando Maldonado, produced by Atlas V and 3dar with a collection of co-producers and supporters including Ryot, HTC Vive, CNC, ARTE, Unity, and Rhone Alpes Cinema.I...

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CreativeXR 2019 Offers UK VR/AR Devs Up To £20,000 In Funding CREATIVEXR 2019 OFFERS UK VR/AR DEVS UP TO £20,000 IN FUNDING

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Jan 25, 2019

Looking to develop your dream VR app but don’t have the funds to get started? Live in the UK? CreativeXR might be for you.Applications for the 2019 edition of the immersive tech initiative opened this week. CreativeXR is run by Digital Catapult and Arts Council England and looks to give develo...

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Top 5 Live-Streaming Advancements to Watch in 2019 TOP 5 LIVE-STREAMING ADVANCEMENTS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Jan 24, 2019

Streaming has found its way into our living rooms, workplaces, mobile phones, and community spaces.Today’s audiences demand high-definition content and smooth video delivery, no matter where they are or what device they’re using.With an increasing number of videos being delivered live, i...

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Why Every Animation Needs an Idea WHY EVERY ANIMATION NEEDS AN IDEA

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Jan 24, 2019

Every Shot Needs an Idea. One of the most common mistakes made by junior animators is to animate a scene of dialogue without clearly thinking through what the shot is really about.Animators are actors, with a pencil, or a mouse. Like stage or screen actors, animators must always think carefully abou...

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Video advertising best practices VIDEO ADVERTISING BEST PRACTICES

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Jan 23, 2019

Today’s video advertising space is growing rapidly, offering a variety of exciting opportunities for publishers. In fact, according to eMarketer, the US digital video advertising industry will increase by double-digit percentages annually between 2018 and 2021—eventually topping $22 bill...

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Advantages of Internet of Things in the Entertainment Industry ADVANTAGES OF INTERNET OF THINGS IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

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Jan 23, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining importance of gigantic proportion and the entertainment industry is clearly not an exception. Past few years have witnessed growth of mammoth level and taken a ballistic shape. It is certainly not a technology fad, rather will stay here for years to come. This...

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New interactive video features and deeper integrations with PowerPoint NEW INTERACTIVE VIDEO FEATURES AND DEEPER INTEGRATIONS WITH POWERPOINT

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Jan 23, 2019

It’s easier than ever to create more visual and immersive experiences for training, learning and communicating. Beginning this quarter, expanded features in Microsoft Stream give teams a new way to seamlessly add quizzes, forms or polling into training videos. The Forms integration into Micros...

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Area Of Darkness: Sentinel Looks Like A Haunting VR Thriller AREA OF DARKNESS: SENTINEL LOOKS LIKE A HAUNTING VR THRILLER

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Jan 23, 2019

Upcoming psychological thriller Area of Darkness: Sentinel from Rematch Studios is looking really impressive for a first-time effort from a small indie studio. You take on the role of Dr. Anne Evans in 1978 as you play through three days of exploration and intrigue on the timeless Sentinel Islands.W...

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Adobe Acquires Allegorithmic For AR/VR Creative Cloud ADOBE ACQUIRES ALLEGORITHMIC FOR AR/VR CREATIVE CLOUD

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Jan 23, 2019

Adobe announced the acquisition of Allegorithmic, makers of the Substance toolset for textures and materials.Allegorithmic also built a hybrid VR tool demonstrated at Oculus Connect 5 that allowed easy switching between desktop and VR modes so that 3D content creators can easily get a look at their ...

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Multiplayer Shooter Warzone VR Hits Steam Early Access This Week MULTIPLAYER SHOOTER WARZONE VR HITS STEAM EARLY ACCESS THIS WEEK

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Jan 23, 2019

Warzone VR from Sinn Studio (the same developers as VR games Wraith and The Perfect Sniper) is set to hit Steam Early Access for Rift, Vive, and Windows VR this week on January 25th. Billed as a large-scale VR FPS, similar to War Dust, there is a heavy focus on team-based gameplay and squad tactics....

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Microsoft Partners With VictoryVR To Bring A VR Curriculum To Schools MICROSOFT PARTNERS WITH VICTORYVR TO BRING A VR CURRICULUM TO SCHOOLS

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Jan 23, 2019

Microsoft is continuing to explore what its new mixed reality platform can do for education.The company revealed a partnership with VictoryVR at the Bett 2019 education event in London this week. Over the past few years, VictoryVR has been developing a standard-aligned VR curriculum for science subj...

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Microsoft hopes Xbox Two and xCloud will dominate gaming in 2020 MICROSOFT HOPES XBOX TWO AND XCLOUD WILL DOMINATE GAMING IN 2020

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Jan 22, 2019

The new Netflix of gaming is called xCloud. With this new platform, Microsoft initiates new possibilities in the gaming arena.xCloud will be a cloud technology that provides online game streaming services to millions of gamers across the globe. Microsoft describes the project to be a pioneer in mode...

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Top 5 VoIP software for gaming you should use in 2019 TOP 5 VOIP SOFTWARE FOR GAMING YOU SHOULD USE IN 2019

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Jan 22, 2019

For the online gaming community, reliable and uninterrupted communication is important for not only coordinating during gameplay but also as a way to expand the gaming group.Most of the competitive games come with their own text and voice chat services but are not as reliable as some of the third-pa...

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The OnePlus 6T is a gaming champ even if it’s not a “Gaming Phone” THE ONEPLUS 6T IS A GAMING CHAMP EVEN IF IT’S NOT A “GAMING PHONE”

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Jan 22, 2019

OnePlus has always been particularly proud of the speed of their smartphones, which by all accounts they should be. Since the OnePlus 3T, the company has made speed their top priority, and that philosophy stuck with them right through to the OnePlus 6. The OnePlus 6T arrived at the start of November...

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MQA talks music and the future of in-car entertainment MQA TALKS MUSIC AND THE FUTURE OF IN-CAR ENTERTAINMENT

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Jan 22, 2019

This week, rumours that Spotify is preparing to launch a $100 in-car speaker as its first hardware resurfaced. It’s a sign of the wider excitement around the potential for music-streaming in cars.Hi-res music-technology firm MQA is part of that trend: earlier this month, it showed off how its ...

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HTC Vive Headsets Lineup Explained: Should You Wait For Cosmos? HTC VIVE HEADSETS LINEUP EXPLAINED: SHOULD YOU WAIT FOR COSMOS?

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Jan 22, 2019

HTC’s line-up of VR headsets is steadily growing. What’s the difference between the Vive and Vive Focus? What’s the Vive Cosmos? Which should you buy? Read on for our rundown of the current Vive line-up.Vive is a room scale VR headset powered by your gaming PC. At $499 it’s t...

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Odds Ballklubb: A New World of OTT Services ODDS BALLKLUBB: A NEW WORLD OF OTT SERVICES

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Jan 22, 2019

A Norwegian start-up is taking advantage of a VOD revolution fueled by AWS Elemental’s suite of cloud-based media tools.Crystallize is Bârd Farstad’s second start-up. Previously, the CEO and his brother, Aleksander, founded eZ Systems, which provided content management services for...

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How Disney built their streaming analytics pipeline on AWS HOW DISNEY BUILT THEIR STREAMING ANALYTICS PIPELINE ON AWS

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Jan 22, 2019

Video streaming is providing content creators direct data on consumer behavior like never before. However, without the proper pipeline from viewer to database, deriving insights about customer preferences and engagement can take days or weeks.In a session at the Strata Data Conference in San Jose in...

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10 Easiest Nintendo Games for Kids in 2019 10 EASIEST NINTENDO GAMES FOR KIDS IN 2019

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Jan 21, 2019

Today, we will go through some of the easiest Nintendo games for kids in 2019. We hope that parents will be satisfied with our choices just like their kids!The choice of a good game, in general, might seem like an easy one, but for gaming beginners, or kids, it might take a lot of time until they fi...

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Effective January 22, 2019: FCC’s Elimination of Paper Contract Filing Obligation for Broadcasters EFFECTIVE JANUARY 22, 2019: FCC’S ELIMINATION OF PAPER CONTRACT FILING OBLIGATION FOR BROADCASTERS

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Jan 21, 2019

On January 22, 2019, the FCC’s Order eliminating broadcasters’ obligation to file paper copies of contracts pursuant to Section 73.3613 of the Commission’s rules will go into effect. Covered contracts include those related to network affiliations, control of station licenses, certa...

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CES 2019 round-up: Consumer AR moves closer CES 2019 ROUND-UP: CONSUMER AR MOVES CLOSER

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Jan 19, 2019

Today, Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that many of us can experience through our smartphones in thousands of apps enabled by Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore. However, wearable AR through devices like Microsoft HoloLens is currently having more success as an application for busi...

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VR Game Releases For January 2019 VR GAME RELEASES FOR JANUARY 2019

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Jan 18, 2019

With the door closed on December and all of 2018, we’ve just been through another great month of VR content. Between Borderlands 2 VR, Contractors, and Blade and Sorcery, there were lots of titles to look forward to last month. Now with January and the new year upon us, it’s time to take...

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Virtual Reality Games Revenues To Reach $8.2 Billion By 2023: Juniper VIRTUAL REALITY GAMES REVENUES TO REACH $8.2 BILLION BY 2023: JUNIPER

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Jan 18, 2019

A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues from VR-specific games will reach $8.2 billion by 2023, rising from an expected $1.2 billion in 2019.It argued that development of smartphone VR content is essential to increase consumer confidence in VR across all platforms, following a disa...

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Struggling to Rank Your Videos? 5 Simple Techniques to Optimize Your Video for Search STRUGGLING TO RANK YOUR VIDEOS? 5 SIMPLE TECHNIQUES TO OPTIMIZE YOUR VIDEO FOR SEARCH

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Jan 17, 2019

Ever wondered, despite all that spending, rigorous promotions and strategizing, why your video is just not getting ranked? Well, before you start thinking that something is fishy, let me tell you that it’s not fishy, but it’s tricky. Wanna know, how? Check out here.Let’s get this s...

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Virtual Reality unplugged – how 5G will unleash VR VIRTUAL REALITY UNPLUGGED – HOW 5G WILL UNLEASH VR

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Jan 17, 2019

At the biggest consumer technology show in the world, we announced Telstra customers will soon get exclusive access to 5G commercial devices thanks to a series of partnerships with some of the world’s biggest brands.We also got our first look at some of the inaugural phones and devices that wi...

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ATSC 3.0 and the Future of Broadcast Television: OTA Meets OTT ATSC 3.0 AND THE FUTURE OF BROADCAST TELEVISION: OTA MEETS OTT

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Jan 17, 2019

What if there were a video streaming service that cost nothing, was always available, and delivered ultra-high-quality video well beyond what your typical cable provider offers? If you’re searching for just such an elusive offering, put down your mobile phone, tablet, or laptop and turn on you...

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How AR/VR Will Change Your Shopping Experience In 2019? HOW AR/VR WILL CHANGE YOUR SHOPPING EXPERIENCE IN 2019?

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Jan 16, 2019

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies are transforming the way people buy products. It is a booming technology that could provide the answer to this tech world. Virtual Reality, together with its sister technology “Augmented Reality” has the potential to influence the world ...

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5 reasons NOT to buy an 8K TV just yet 5 REASONS NOT TO BUY AN 8K TV JUST YET

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Jan 16, 2019

8K TVs are the new rage now, offering four times as many pixels as your 4K TV showing how fast pace the TV tech is going. Only when the world is just fully getting used to the 4K TV craze, coming from being a prototype or a concept thing, the 8K TV is here. Available for purchase by consumers but on...

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Microsoft Could Reveal HoloLens 2 At Mobile World Congress MICROSOFT COULD REVEAL HOLOLENS 2 AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

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Jan 16, 2019

Microsoft sent out invites to journalists today for a press reception at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The event could see the unveiling of HoloLens 2.MWC is the last week of February and the Microsoft event will be held ahead of the conference on Sunday, February 24 at 8 am Pacific (5 ...

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AR AND VR - WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF IMMERSIVE TECH ENTERTAINMENT AR AND VR - WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF IMMERSIVE TECH ENTERTAINMENT

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Jan 16, 2019

Since the explosion of Pokémon Go, Snapchat filters, the Oculus Rift and mixed reality environments, applications of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have risen in the public consciousness across the globe.In this article, we’ll explore exactly what the terms AR and VR me...

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Hands-On: Ralph Breaks VR Reveals Family-Friendly Formula For The VOID HANDS-ON: RALPH BREAKS VR REVEALS FAMILY-FRIENDLY FORMULA FOR THE VOID

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Jan 16, 2019

While in Las Vegas for CES, UploadVR visited The VOID’s location in The Venetian for Ralph Breaks VR.There’s a range of dimensions to visit from Utah-based The VOID, including Ghostbusters and Star Wars. Four people at a time can don VR headsets and backpacks to become ghostbusters or st...

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Sony Is Still Recruiting For An AAA PSVR Game From A New Studio SONY IS STILL RECRUITING FOR AN AAA PSVR GAME FROM A NEW STUDIO

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Jan 16, 2019

Much of Sony’s 2019 PSVR line-up remains a mystery. Sure there’s Blood and Truth as well as Dreams, but what else? Well, don’t forget that we’re still waiting to see what’s coming from a new first-party studio dedicated to PSVR.Sony established this studio all the way b...

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PSVR Demo Collection 3 Doesn’t Include Any New Games PSVR DEMO COLLECTION 3 DOESN’T INCLUDE ANY NEW GAMES

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Jan 16, 2019

Good news: PSVR Demo Collection 3 is real! Bad news: it doesn’t include much that’s new.Yesterday we reported on a rumor that a third demo compilation was in the works for Sony’s headset. It’s since launched on the PlayStation Store and is free to download. If you’ve al...

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Most GeForce RTX 2060 Cards Lack USB-C VirtualLink Port MOST GEFORCE RTX 2060 CARDS LACK USB-C VIRTUALLINK PORT

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Jan 15, 2019

NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card released today. As usual, a Founders Edition is available directly from NVIDIA. The company’s partners, such as EVGA and MSI, offer their own takes on cooling, ports, and clockrates.However unlike the Founders Edition, most of the announced partner...

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HOW PAY TV OPERATORS CAN REDUCE TRANSCODING COSTS HOW PAY TV OPERATORS CAN REDUCE TRANSCODING COSTS

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Jan 15, 2019

This article introduces the technical environment used by Pay TV operators for transcoding hundreds of linear channels, its increasing costs, and how the industry can learn to sustain itself with some coordinated efforts. While VOD enterprise solutions are increasing and consumption is rising steadi...

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Microsoft Stream for iOS is now publicly available MICROSOFT STREAM FOR IOS IS NOW PUBLICLY AVAILABLE

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Jan 15, 2019

We are excited to announce that the Microsoft Stream mobile app is now available for iOS, in addition to the Android version. Get started with the Stream mobile apps for iOS & Android by visiting the App Store and Google Play. With the Stream mobile apps, you can: Find and engage with videos you...

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Audio-only content… Who cares? AUDIO-ONLY CONTENT… WHO CARES?

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Jan 14, 2019

The media production and broadcast industry has a long-standing, but shortsighted, emphasis on the properties of video: video quality, video technology, video creativity. When audio properties are enhanced (e.g. Dolby 5.1 or VR 360 or Spatial Audio), this is often aimed at augmenting the video exper...

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HTC Vive ProEye Revolutionizes Homerun Derby HTC VIVE PROEYE REVOLUTIONIZES HOMERUN DERBY

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Jan 14, 2019

HTC made a surprise announcement at CES 2019, but its Twitter account hinted at big things to come. We think the company had a big year this year, even if the buzz is all over Oculus’ Quest visor. HTC, meanwhile, was unveiling ProEye. The upgrade to the Pro has built in eye tracking, and they ...

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RTI RTI'S LATEST 4K HDBASET VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SOLUTIONS ARE NOW SHIPPING IN THE AMERICAS

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Jan 14, 2019

RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced that the next generation of the company's video distribution solutions is now available in the Americas. Building on the partnership with Pulse Eight, an award-winning developer of AV dist...

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Verizon is testing a cloud gaming service for Android devices VERIZON IS TESTING A CLOUD GAMING SERVICE FOR ANDROID DEVICES

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Jan 14, 2019

One of the many great benefits of 5G will be improved cloud gaming. Companies like Google and NVIDIA already have their respective platforms like Project Stream and NVIDIA GeForce Now. Verizon is now starting to work on their own cloud gaming platform simply called Verizon Gaming. It brings game str...

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Games and Blockchain - What is about to change in the gaming industry GAMES AND BLOCKCHAIN - WHAT IS ABOUT TO CHANGE IN THE GAMING INDUSTRY

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Jan 12, 2019

It is nothing new to have a lot of items in modern games. Be it characters, weapons, modifications and skins, or loot of any kind you can get by defeating enemies or bosses and completing quests and milestones.The most prominent ways to aquire said items in games nowadays are money and playtime. Bot...

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Streaming of live sports: Triple play of “Live” + “Exclusive” + “Pay-per-View” as challenge for today’s OTT technology STREAMING OF LIVE SPORTS: TRIPLE PLAY OF “LIVE” + “EXCLUSIVE” + “PAY-PER-VIEW” AS CHALLENGE FOR TODAY’S OTT TECHNOLOGY

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Jan 11, 2019

The broadband-based distribution of live (sports) content has become an essential channel for traditional rights holders (e.g. ESPN, Sky Sports, Movistar, Turner Sports) to reach a more complete audience as the younger demographic alone. Live content consumers have just started to ditch the linear c...

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What Is a CDN and Why Is It Critical to Live Streaming? WHAT IS A CDN AND WHY IS IT CRITICAL TO LIVE STREAMING?

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Jan 11, 2019

Video streaming is skyrocketing, causing an exponential growth in the content delivery network (CDN) market. By 2022, 72 percent of all internet traffic will cross CDNs — up from 56 percent in 2017.When delivering low-latency video streams across the world, you need more than just a single ser...

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Mobile AR games have been decades in the making but they’re still waiting for a breakthrough MOBILE AR GAMES HAVE BEEN DECADES IN THE MAKING BUT THEY’RE STILL WAITING FOR A BREAKTHROUGH

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Jan 10, 2019

As the modern narrative goes, mobile AR games are nearing an inflection point. 5G networks, purpose-built devices, and more tools for developing AR experiences are emerging just as huge international markets open wide and gaming revenues spike. With so much focus looking forward, it’s easy to ...

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It’s ON! Putting Next Gen in the Hands of Tens of Millions of Gamers IT’S ON! PUTTING NEXT GEN IN THE HANDS OF TENS OF MILLIONS OF GAMERS

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Jan 10, 2019

Gaming is thriving. An entire generation is growing up gaming. Two billion gamers and counting. They play at home, on the go and on multiple platforms, and by far the most vibrant, innovative and open is the PC.The forces driving PC gaming are staggering in scale.Take the battle royale genre —...

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PlugXR Announces Augmented Reality Creator (Beta) to Create Fastest Mobile AR Apps for Free PLUGXR ANNOUNCES AUGMENTED REALITY CREATOR (BETA) TO CREATE FASTEST MOBILE AR APPS FOR FREE

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Jan 10, 2019

PlugXR, Inc., an Augmented Reality (AR) /Virtual Reality (VR) /Mixed Reality (MR) Silicon Valley startup based in San Jose, California (USA), Sweden (Europe) and Hyderabad (India), announced its flagship AR Authoring Platform, PlugXR Creator (Beta), the Fastest and First-of-its-kind AR App Creator f...

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Razer HyperSense to Champion Next-Level Tactile Gaming Immersion by Powering an Ecosystem of Haptic Devices RAZER HYPERSENSE TO CHAMPION NEXT-LEVEL TACTILE GAMING IMMERSION BY POWERING AN ECOSYSTEM OF HAPTIC DEVICES

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Jan 10, 2019

Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced Razer HyperSense, an ecosystem of interconnected haptic-powered gaming devices designed to deliver a cohesive and high-fidelity haptics experience for superior gaming immersion.Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan said: “...

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How to Unblock Netflix with a VPN HOW TO UNBLOCK NETFLIX WITH A VPN

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Jan 10, 2019

If you're trying to view the latest Netflix show while traveling overseas, or you want to watch a show that's only available on Netflix in other countries, you're in for a tough time. But with a VPN service and a bit of persistence, you should be able to see most of what you want to watc...

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VOD Automation Part 1: Create a Serverless Watchfolder Workflow Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert VOD AUTOMATION PART 1: CREATE A SERVERLESS WATCHFOLDER WORKFLOW USING AWS ELEMENTAL MEDIACONVERT

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Jan 10, 2019

File-based video processing workflows on AWS can be built using AWS Elemental MediaConvert to transcode source media into output formats. Using MediaConvert, video providers with any size content library can easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for multiscreen delivery. Once you start usi...

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WHY 2021 COULD KILL TV, SAVE APPLE AND MARK THE END OF ADS IN BROADCAST SPORTS WHY 2021 COULD KILL TV, SAVE APPLE AND MARK THE END OF ADS IN BROADCAST SPORTS

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Jan 09, 2019

2021–22 are the years when the world’s most expensive premium domestic sports rights come up for renewal. In the US the NFL, MLB and NHL broadcast rights will all be up for tender, whilst in the UK the Premier League (EPL) rights will be up for renewal.The outcome of these negotiations h...

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Tobii and Alienware Announce Eye Tracking for New Alienware Area-51m Gaming Laptop TOBII AND ALIENWARE ANNOUNCE EYE TRACKING FOR NEW ALIENWARE AREA-51M GAMING LAPTOP

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Jan 09, 2019

Today at CES 2019, Alienware, Dell’s High-Performance PC Gaming Brand, Announced Its New Flagship Alienware Area-51m Gaming Laptop Will Be the First Consumer Product to Integrate Tobii’s IS5 Eye-Tracking Technology.“It’s hard to think of a better way to kick off 2019 than by ...

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HTC Vive Pro Eye, NVIDIA RTX and ZeroLight Push State of the Art in VR at CES HTC VIVE PRO EYE, NVIDIA RTX AND ZEROLIGHT PUSH STATE OF THE ART IN VR AT CES

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Jan 09, 2019

Whether you’re building a sleek virtual car buying experience or just want to unwind by taking a few swings of the bat, you’ll want to check out the new HTC Vive Pro Eye headset.Demonstrating VR’s enormous potential for professional applications and games, HTC VIVE is showing off t...

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NVIDIA Shield Experience 7.2.2 update adds an option to automatically switch color modes NVIDIA SHIELD EXPERIENCE 7.2.2 UPDATE ADDS AN OPTION TO AUTOMATICALLY SWITCH COLOR MODES

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Jan 09, 2019

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV remains to be one of the most amazing Android devices in history. This relatively obscure device, at least in comparison to smartphones, has received consistent software updates for close to 4 years. Last month, the Shield Experience 7.2 update rolled out. Today, another...

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Top 5 Common Excuses People Make to Avoid VR Fitness Gaming (And Why They Should Reconsider) TOP 5 COMMON EXCUSES PEOPLE MAKE TO AVOID VR FITNESS GAMING (AND WHY THEY SHOULD RECONSIDER)

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Jan 09, 2019

Alright, so VR fitness gaming is admittedly a weird hybrid of sorts. A mish-mash of gaming, exercise, and VR.Development cycles for active VR games are only now beginning to take shape, and even so, the hardware still hasn’t reached an echelon where working out in VR is approachable or even ap...

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2019 Streaming Trends 2019 STREAMING TRENDS

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Jan 09, 2019

Digital advancement is an evolution, not a revolution. As such, our list of 2019 streaming trends builds off of many you’ve seen before.While it’s been around for some time, live streaming is taking off in 2019. With adoption rates exploding, use cases proliferating, and video quality co...

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Media and entertainment – the year ahead MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT – THE YEAR AHEAD

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Jan 09, 2019

In this post, I’m going to take a look at what we might expect to see in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector in 2019 – and while there may be a few surprises along the way, I’m sure the general direction of travel isn’t likely to shift. Indeed, I’d say the pace...

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PUBG Mobile update brings “Monster Hunting” in arcade mode to mark Chinese New Year PUBG MOBILE UPDATE BRINGS “MONSTER HUNTING” IN ARCADE MODE TO MARK CHINESE NEW YEAR

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Jan 09, 2019

It's no surprise that the world of media tech is now incorporating Chinese New Year theme in their content as the festive season is approaching. It was announced that PUBG Mobile may be getting monsters incorporated into the game in Arcade Mode. According to the PUBG Mobile 0.13.0 update that&rs...

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They Came, They Gamed, They Went Bonkers: Inside Our CES 2019 Gaming Suite THEY CAME, THEY GAMED, THEY WENT BONKERS: INSIDE OUR CES 2019 GAMING SUITE

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Jan 08, 2019

If you know the right people or, rather, if the right people know you, you’ll be ushered into NVIDIA’s black and green bedecked suite at the serene Wynn Hotel, just a few minutes from the chaos of CES 2019 this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.And once you are, boy howdy. Even bef...

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Roku sees surge in streaming; positions itself for Amazon fight ROKU SEES SURGE IN STREAMING; POSITIONS ITSELF FOR AMAZON FIGHT

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Jan 08, 2019

Roku streaming devices are hot at the moment with the company reporting its customers are streaming almost three hours of content a day. It’s seen a 40% year-over-year increase in the amount of active users on its devices during the 4th quarter and, citing preliminary data, said its 27 million...

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AI DESTINED FOR BIG ROLE IN ENTERTAINMENT AI DESTINED FOR BIG ROLE IN ENTERTAINMENT

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Jan 08, 2019

After years of hype, AI is finally making headway in industries like manufacturing, medicine and transportation -- and it's beginning to play a supporting role in media & entertainment. AkamaiTV's Paul Jackson chatted with Peter Chave, Principal Architect here at Akamai, to learn how AI ...

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Acer Reveals 2 New Predator Triton Gaming Notebooks ACER REVEALS 2 NEW PREDATOR TRITON GAMING NOTEBOOKS

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Jan 08, 2019

Ahead of CES 2019, Acer presents two brand-new Windows 10 gaming notebooks, the Predator Triton 900, a 17-inch performance notebook featuring a slim design and convertible 4K display and the Predator Triton 500 a 15-inch all-metal gaming powerhouse -measuring just 17.9 mm (0.70 inches) thin. Both ga...

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NVIDIA Teams with Autodesk, RED to Bring 3D Animation, 6K Video Editing to Laptops NVIDIA TEAMS WITH AUTODESK, RED TO BRING 3D ANIMATION, 6K VIDEO EDITING TO LAPTOPS

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Jan 08, 2019

Whether you create complex 3D animations or edit high resolution video, you will soon be able to do your best work on the go. This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, we’re demonstrating how we’re bringing hardware-accelerated ray tracing, AI-enhanced graphics, and ...

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WHY MUSIC AND VIDEO ARE CRUCIAL TO APPLE’S FUTURE WHY MUSIC AND VIDEO ARE CRUCIAL TO APPLE’S FUTURE

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Jan 07, 2019

Apple’s downgraded earnings guidance represents its first profit warning in 10 years. This is clearly a big deal, and probably not as much to do with a weakening Chinese economy if Alibaba’s 2018 Singles’ Day annual growth of 23% is anything to go by. But it does not indicate Apple...

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How-to: Create a Virtual Trainer With Amazon Sumerian Virtual Reality and Amazon Machine Learning HOW-TO: CREATE A VIRTUAL TRAINER WITH AMAZON SUMERIAN VIRTUAL REALITY AND AMAZON MACHINE LEARNING

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Jan 07, 2019

In part 1 of this blog series, you learned how to build the service environment in support of an Amazon Sumerian scene using key AWS services such as Amazon Lex, Amazon Cognito, Amazon DynamoDB and AWS Lambda. In part 2, You will learn how to create your virtual trainer using Amazon Sumerian and exp...

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HTC VIVE Evolves Premium VR Portfolio With New Hardware, Unlimited Software Subscription and Content Partnerships HTC VIVE EVOLVES PREMIUM VR PORTFOLIO WITH NEW HARDWARE, UNLIMITED SOFTWARE SUBSCRIPTION AND CONTENT PARTNERSHIPS

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Jan 07, 2019

HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR), today announced new hardware, software, and content offerings that redefine how VR is experienced. With VIVE Pro Eye, a new headset with built-in eye tracking, the high-end VR experience from VIVE Pro just got even better. In addition, ...

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HTC VIVE Teams Up With Mozilla and AWS to Bring Dedicated Virtual Reality Web Browser to Market HTC VIVE TEAMS UP WITH MOZILLA AND AWS TO BRING DEDICATED VIRTUAL REALITY WEB BROWSER TO MARKET

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Jan 07, 2019

HTC VIVE™, the leader in room-scale Virtual Reality (VR), today announced a first of its kind collaboration with Mozilla’s Firefox, AWS’s Amazon Sumerian, and Fidelity Investments that will enable consumers to bring VR into their everyday life by providing an immersive web browsing...

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CES 2019: First Pictures Of HTC Vive Cosmos And Pro Eye Arrive CES 2019: FIRST PICTURES OF HTC VIVE COSMOS AND PRO EYE ARRIVE

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Jan 07, 2019

We’re at HTC’s booth at CES 2019 where the company just revealed two new VR headsets. Did someone say Vive Cosmos images gallery?The first of the two headsets announced today was the HTC Vive Pro Eye. It’s the next version of last year’s Vive Pro with one key upgrade: integra...

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Razer Blade 15 Updated with New NVIDIA GeForce RTX Graphics RAZER BLADE 15 UPDATED WITH NEW NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX GRAPHICS

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Jan 07, 2019

Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced a new range of the Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model gaming laptops. This update to the award-winning Razer Blade 15 is centered around increased graphics performance with the inclusion of new NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 20-series...

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Top 5 Features You Must Have in your Video Streaming app TOP 5 FEATURES YOU MUST HAVE IN YOUR VIDEO STREAMING APP

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Jan 07, 2019

The growing popularity of OTT services has given rise to a lot of competition in the digital market which has only bettered the core output called online streaming. While the Netflixes, Hulus, Prime Videos are winning big and flaunting enviable subscribers in their quarterly reports, often smaller p...

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DRIVE Software 8.0 Enables Surround Perception, AR for Safe Automated Driving DRIVE SOFTWARE 8.0 ENABLES SURROUND PERCEPTION, AR FOR SAFE AUTOMATED DRIVING

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Jan 07, 2019

DRIVE Software 8.0 which integrates enhanced perception, visualization and mapping capabilities into one release makes it easy to see the road ahead for safe self-driving. The newest version of the extensive DRIVE Software suite, announced this week at CES, features advanced automated driving and in...

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The Next Big Thing, Literally: BFGDs Ready for Pre-Order THE NEXT BIG THING, LITERALLY: BFGDS READY FOR PRE-ORDER

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Jan 06, 2019

Our G-SYNC displays are going big. Really big.No one’s pickier about displays than gamers. But until now, gamers couldn’t get living-room sized displays that offered the high performance and instant response they demand.In February, G-SYNC HDR tech will be available in 65-inch super-size...

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In Sync at CES: Announcing G-SYNC Compatible Monitors and BFGD Pre-Orders IN SYNC AT CES: ANNOUNCING G-SYNC COMPATIBLE MONITORS AND BFGD PRE-ORDERS

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Jan 06, 2019

We’re displaying for keeps at CES this week in Las Vegas with the expansion of the G-SYNC ecosystem, pre-orders of our new BFGD monitors and the announcement of new G-SYNC displays.These announcements build on our ongoing investment in G-SYNC display technology, which has delivered superior ga...

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Essential Facts About The Computer and Video Game Industry 2018 ESSENTIAL FACTS ABOUT THE COMPUTER AND VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY 2018

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Jan 06, 2019

Every year, ESA surveys more than 4,000 American households and the heads of and most frequent gamers within each household about their video game playing habits and attitudes. It is the most in-depth and targeted survey of its kind, the results of which are published in ESA’s Essential Facts ...

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2019 OTT TV Trends in Asia and India 2019 OTT TV TRENDS IN ASIA AND INDIA

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Jan 06, 2019

2018 wrapped up as a fascinating year for OTT TV in Asia, with global content owners, PayTV operators, and OTT players all ramping up their direct-to-consumer OTT offerings. In a game-changing move, Disney acquired Fox mid year, and announced plans to launch its own OTT service, Disney+, in 2019/202...

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GeForce RTX at CES 2019: Best for Today’s Games, Ready for New Generation of Games GEFORCE RTX AT CES 2019: BEST FOR TODAY’S GAMES, READY FOR NEW GENERATION OF GAMES

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Jan 06, 2019

At CES this evening we launched new GPUs for gamers around the world, revealed new GPUs powering a record number of gaming laptops and extended our G-SYNC line of gaming monitors.We’re also showing new games and demos featuring RTX ray tracing and DLSS technology. Blockbusters Battlefield V an...

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WHY REVENUE GROWTH ALONE IS NOT ENOUGH FOR THE GAMES INDUSTRY WHY REVENUE GROWTH ALONE IS NOT ENOUGH FOR THE GAMES INDUSTRY

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Jan 04, 2019

UK games revenues rose to $4.9 billion in 2018, surpassing music and video revenues combined. It is an impressive milestone, but it doesn’t mean the best is yet to come. Revenues are what keep the lights on, but they are not always the best measure of the health of a sector. Instead, audience ...

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Roku all set to introduce mobile streaming service ROKU ALL SET TO INTRODUCE MOBILE STREAMING SERVICE

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Jan 04, 2019

Set-top streaming hardware, Roku is soon to update its mobile app wherein users will be able to access content from Roku channel. The company is also eyeing an expansion by offering premium subscriptions to more than 25 channels. Android and iOS device users will be able to access the Roku mobile ap...

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The Mage’s Tale PSVR Version Launches Early Next Month THE MAGE’S TALE PSVR VERSION LAUNCHES EARLY NEXT MONTH

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Jan 04, 2019

Earlier this week we reported on the launch of a new trailer for inXile Entertainment’s The Mage’s Tale PSVR port. The clip showed the first console gameplay from the title but didn’t say when it would arrive. Strangely enough, a new version of the same trailer just popped up onlin...

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How YouTube’s Domination of Streaming Clips the Market’s Wings HOW YOUTUBE’S DOMINATION OF STREAMING CLIPS THE MARKET’S WINGS

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Jan 03, 2019

The Article 13 debate that shaped so much of the latter part of 2018 will continue to play an important role throughout 2019 while European and then national legislators deliberate on the provision and the wider Digital Copyright Directive of which it forms a part. Regular readers will know that MID...

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Can you stream Spotify from your HomePod? CAN YOU STREAM SPOTIFY FROM YOUR HOMEPOD?

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Jan 03, 2019

Don't check out on me just yet, let me explain. As I said, you can't stream Spotify, TIDAL, or any other music service directly from the HomePod but you can totally stream to the HomePod via AirPlay. So, while you won't be able to ask the smart speaker to start your music or request spec...

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Sending an RTMP Video Stream to Wowza Streaming Cloud With Ultra Low Latency SENDING AN RTMP VIDEO STREAM TO WOWZA STREAMING CLOUD WITH ULTRA LOW LATENCY

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Jan 03, 2019

You can use your own encoder to send streams with sub-three-second end-to-end latency to the Wowza Streaming Cloud™ service with Ultra Low Latency. The ability to connect any H.264 encoder that supports Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) to our cloud-based service allows you to integrate inte...

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Flits: The Live-Streaming App That’s Transforming Music Consumption FLITS: THE LIVE-STREAMING APP THAT’S TRANSFORMING MUSIC CONSUMPTION

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Jan 02, 2019

With the concert industry booming and live streaming playing a major role, there’s no limit to the ways developers can further engage viewers. The Flits mobile app was designed to amplify collaboration between musicians and fans by streaming immersive experiences with broadcast-quality audio.I...

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The VidOps Manager – Why You May Need One THE VIDOPS MANAGER – WHY YOU MAY NEED ONE

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Jan 02, 2019

Today’s fast-moving technology, changing viewer demands, multichannel distribution and increased competition means increased pressure to be efficient. Media companies, or any enterprise that is leveraging video in a meaningful way, now have intertwined functions and processes, including busine...

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Gamers Worry About the Future State of Gaming Security GAMERS WORRY ABOUT THE FUTURE STATE OF GAMING SECURITY

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Jan 02, 2019

McAfee has released results from its survey, Game Over: The Future of Gaming Security, finding that while gamers profess to exhibit good cybersecurity habits there’s still work to do. The survey found that 75 percent of PC gamers identified security as the element that concerns them most about...

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Pimax Shipping Analyzed: When Will Backers Get Their 8K VR Headsets? PIMAX SHIPPING ANALYZED: WHEN WILL BACKERS GET THEIR 8K VR HEADSETS?

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Jan 01, 2019

Pimax is a China-based company making VR headsets with significantly higher field of view than those available on the consumer market today.In late 2017, the company launched a Kickstarter campaign for the ‘Pimax 8K’ and ‘Pimax 5K’ headsets. Each boasted a diagonal field of v...

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2018 In Review: The Year Standalones Took VR And AR Everywhere 2018 IN REVIEW: THE YEAR STANDALONES TOOK VR AND AR EVERYWHERE

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Jan 01, 2019

A number of VR developers are quietly working on projects for this year and beyond, while 2018 saw 17,000 standalone $200 Oculus Go VR headsets purchased by Walmart and deployed at stores everywhere to train employees.Also in 2018, the United States Army awarded Microsoft a contract worth nearly hal...

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5 Predictions For The Disney+ Streaming Service 5 PREDICTIONS FOR THE DISNEY+ STREAMING SERVICE

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Dec 31, 2018

In a move that clearly signifies the company is in the midst of a financial crisis, Disney is moving forward with its plans for a bonafide streaming service under the name Disney+. While we don’t know absolutely everything about the platform, such as pricing details or an exact release date, w...

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AWS & OWNZONES ELEVATE OTT CLOUD TECHNOLOGY WITH DYNAMIC PARTNERSHIP AWS & OWNZONES ELEVATE OTT CLOUD TECHNOLOGY WITH DYNAMIC PARTNERSHIP

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Dec 31, 2018

OWNZONES was honored and excited to be part of the Amazon booth at IBC 2018 (9/13-9/18), showcasing OWNZONES Connect™, the world’s most powerful cloud-based media distribution platform, which runs in partnership with AWS infrastructure.OWNZONES was previously invited to present at the AW...

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How To Get The Best Out of AKM in PUBG Mobile, PUBG PC, PUBG PS4 & PUBG Xbox HOW TO GET THE BEST OUT OF AKM IN PUBG MOBILE, PUBG PC, PUBG PS4 & PUBG XBOX

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Dec 30, 2018

The AKM is an assault rifle in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and is known for its extreme stopping power. Chambering 7.62mm ammo in 30-round magazines, the weapon is ideal for close-quarter combat and medium-ranged gunfights, dealing 49 base damage highest base damage amongst assault rifles.

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Netflix’s New Feature lets Subscribers watch Video and Chat simultaneously NETFLIX’S NEW FEATURE LETS SUBSCRIBERS WATCH VIDEO AND CHAT SIMULTANEOUSLY

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Dec 28, 2018

Video streaming service, Netflix is all set to woo its Canadian subscribers with a feature where users can group chat with fellow subscribers while watching online videos on its platform. This takes binge-watching to a whole new level.While the new addition is a more than a welcome move from Netflix...

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Should the corporate world invest in IPTV and OTT? SHOULD THE CORPORATE WORLD INVEST IN IPTV AND OTT?

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Dec 28, 2018

Is it OK to watch TV at work? Well, it certainly depends on your line of work and on the content itself.  But in some places, the answer is increasingly ‘yes’. And it’s driving companies to invest in IPTV and OTT.Indeed, for a number of businesses, making sure that your employ...

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Latest Oculus Unity Integration Expands HTC Vive Support, Improves Rift GPU Performance LATEST OCULUS UNITY INTEGRATION EXPANDS HTC VIVE SUPPORT, IMPROVES RIFT GPU PERFORMANCE

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Dec 27, 2018

Last month, Facebook added basic support for HTC Vive to the Oculus Unity Integration. In the December release the company expanded that support, as well as reducing the GPU cost of Oculus Rift support.The Rift’s GPU performance improvement in Unity apps has been achieved by making the occlusi...

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Valve Reveals 100 Best Selling Steam VR Games Of 2018 VALVE REVEALS 100 BEST SELLING STEAM VR GAMES OF 2018

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Dec 27, 2018

More than 1,000 titles released on Steam this year with VR support, according to Bellevue, Washington-based Valve Corporation. The vast majority of the releases are VR-only but the only completely new 2018 VR release to reach the top “platinum” tier of gross revenue on Steam was Beat Sab...

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PSVR 2019: PlayStation Owned VR In 2018, Can Sony Stay Ahead In 2019? PSVR 2019: PLAYSTATION OWNED VR IN 2018, CAN SONY STAY AHEAD IN 2019?

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Dec 27, 2018

It was clear, by the end of 2018, that something was shifting in the VR landscape. A litany of identically-themed editorials about how PSVR had actually had an impressive year (including our own) offered a rare ray of sunshine from mainstream outlets. Against all odds and its own track record with p...

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DirectX 12 on Xbox One now available with Unity 2018.3 DIRECTX 12 ON XBOX ONE NOW AVAILABLE WITH UNITY 2018.3

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Dec 26, 2018

DirectX 12 is the latest version of Microsoft’s graphics API designed to enable a reduction of driver overhead, allowing better use of multi-core systems. Depending on your project, you could see some great performance improvements with DirectX 12. For example, with our Book of the Dead: Envir...

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Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset, Accessory And Game Buying Guide OCULUS GO STANDALONE VR HEADSET, ACCESSORY AND GAME BUYING GUIDE

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Dec 25, 2018

Oculus Go is an all-in-one VR headset — it is a “standalone’ with no need for a PC or phone — and it comes with simple 3DoF movement tracking for both the headset and its single hand controller.This means Oculus Go is best used seated and many of the most compelling VR games ...

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New PUBG Mobile Update 0.10.0 is Here. Know What’s New NEW PUBG MOBILE UPDATE 0.10.0 IS HERE. KNOW WHAT’S NEW

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Dec 24, 2018

PUBG has managed to become one of the best and most played games of 2018. With 87 Million players coming online every day to fight and fight with players from around the globe, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is constantly evolving to not just keep the 227 Million average monthly active users ho...

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First Videos Of Google Daydream 6DOF Controllers In Action Arrive FIRST VIDEOS OF GOOGLE DAYDREAM 6DOF CONTROLLERS IN ACTION ARRIVE

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Dec 20, 2018

A few months back Google announced that it was developing a pair of six degree of freedom (6DOF) controllers to be used with the Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone VR headset. The device, which runs on Google’s Daydream platform, needs to be fitted with a new faceplate that allows for the controlle...

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Void Racer Is A Surprisingly Solid Wipeout VR-Style Game For Oculus Go VOID RACER IS A SURPRISINGLY SOLID WIPEOUT VR-STYLE GAME FOR OCULUS GO

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Dec 20, 2018

WipEout and F-Zero have established themselves over the years as the premiere sci-fi racing games available. Redout is a good alternative, with some stellar VR support to boot. Overall though, I’d argue that WipEout Omega Collection VR on PSVR amounts to what very well could be the best VR rac...

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Seven Things To Do In VR With Your Family This Christmas SEVEN THINGS TO DO IN VR WITH YOUR FAMILY THIS CHRISTMAS

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Dec 20, 2018

The festive season is upon us and, if you’re reading this page, there’s a good chance you’ve got a shiny new VR headset to entertain the relatives with this Christmas. But deciding what to actually do with your VR kit on Christmas day can be a challenge. Never fear; we’re her...

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WipEout Omega Collection VR Livestream: Sci-Fi Racing On PSVR WIPEOUT OMEGA COLLECTION VR LIVESTREAM: SCI-FI RACING ON PSVR

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Dec 20, 2018

For today’s stream we’re diving into some WipEout Omega Collection VR on PSVR. WipEout makes a perfect transition to the immersive realm and shines as a perfect example of how to do a sci-fi racer well on the platform. The speed is incredibly fast, gameplay is smooth, and all of the vehi...

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Oculus Go Gets Emmy Nominated VR Short ‘Dear Angelica’ With John Carmack’s 5K Tech OCULUS GO GETS EMMY NOMINATED VR SHORT ‘DEAR ANGELICA’ WITH JOHN CARMACK’S 5K TECH

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Dec 20, 2018

Dear Angelica was created by Oculus Story Studio, a former department of Oculus which produced short non-interactive VR films. The studio was shuttered in May 2017, with Oculus focusing on funding development outside the company.The short tells the story of the relationship between a daughter and he...

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Quadro Pro Graphics – Driving Multi-Display Visualization Applications QUADRO PRO GRAPHICS – DRIVING MULTI-DISPLAY VISUALIZATION APPLICATIONS

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Dec 20, 2018

Combining the most advanced display technologies and interfaces NVIDIA® Quadro® and  NVIDIA NVS™ products are being used in todays fast paced and highly visual world  to create the ultimate visual workspaces such as 4K stereo display walls, used for product design reviews or ...

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Best NAS devices that transcodes 4K and FHD videos for your home media devices BEST NAS DEVICES THAT TRANSCODES 4K AND FHD VIDEOS FOR YOUR HOME MEDIA DEVICES

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Dec 19, 2018

Hosted on physical devices, Network-attached storages (NAS) are fast becoming popular and replacing cloud storage services like Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Either as a beginner or rookie who is just getting started with NAS or an expert with years of experience using or dealing with NAS devices, chan...

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Seeking Dawn Gets Laundry List Of Updates As PSVR Port Is Now ‘Playable’ Internally SEEKING DAWN GETS LAUNDRY LIST OF UPDATES AS PSVR PORT IS NOW ‘PLAYABLE’ INTERNALLY

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Dec 19, 2018

Seeking Dawn was one of the most heavily-marketed VR games of the year and even though it didn’t quite live up to expectations, it still delivered a lengthy, feature-filled campaign with full co-op support and one of the most visually striking VR worlds we’ve seen yet. Luckily, Multivers...

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Smooth Operator: GeForce NOW Recommended Routers Optimize Cloud Gaming Experience SMOOTH OPERATOR: GEFORCE NOW RECOMMENDED ROUTERS OPTIMIZE CLOUD GAMING EXPERIENCE

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Dec 19, 2018

Great moments are born from great opportunity. And when you’re closing in on that elusive Victory Royale, nothing is worse than when your baby brother starts streaming a movie that brings your cloud gaming to a screeching halt.The GeForce NOW game-streaming service has transformed where and ho...

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Introducing DeepFocus: The AI Rendering System Powering Half Dome INTRODUCING DEEPFOCUS: THE AI RENDERING SYSTEM POWERING HALF DOME

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Dec 19, 2018

Earlier this year, Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) unveiled Half Dome, an industry-first prototype headset whose eye-tracking cameras, wide-field-of-view optics, and independently focused displays demonstrated the next step in lifelike VR experiences. By adjusting its displays to match your eye movement...

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Motion Smoothing: What is it and How to Turn it Off MOTION SMOOTHING: WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO TURN IT OFF

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Dec 19, 2018

Last week, Tom Cruise took to Twitter for a very important PSA. While many celebrities rely on social media to voice their opinions on political or social matters, Cruise was tackling a very different issue: video interpolation, more commonly known as motion smoothing. Alongside Mission: Impossible ...

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PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2018-2022 Reveals Long-Term Trends PWC’S GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA OUTLOOK 2018-2022 REVEALS LONG-TERM TRENDS

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Dec 18, 2018

Each year PwC releases the Global Entertainment & Media Outlook. Released earlier this month was the 2018-2022 edition. (Here’s the press release from last year.)The Outlook is definitely a worthy read to get a grip on the high-level and (very) long-term trends shaping the media industry, ...

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FIVE TECHNOLOGIES SHAPING THE FUTURE OF OTT FIVE TECHNOLOGIES SHAPING THE FUTURE OF OTT

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Dec 18, 2018

The world of OTT is changing radically with new innovations, from player technologies to standards convergence, propelling the industry forward. As 2018 comes to a close, AkamaiTV sat down with DASH legend and Akamai's very own Will Law to get his pulse on the major trends and technologies that ...

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THE TRANSCODE: THE CLOUD ACCELERATES AND MEDIA GIANTS COLLIDE IN THE OTT SPACE THE TRANSCODE: THE CLOUD ACCELERATES AND MEDIA GIANTS COLLIDE IN THE OTT SPACE

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Dec 18, 2018

“Buckle up,” says Forrester. “The cloud ride is accelerating.” Nearly 60% of North American enterprises now rely on public cloud platforms, and Forrester predicts that number will increase exponentially in 2019. We’ll see the big cloud service providers grow even bigger...

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Mobile game insiders predict the biggest trends of 2019 MOBILE GAME INSIDERS PREDICT THE BIGGEST TRENDS OF 2019

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Dec 18, 2018

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to set sights on 2019. 2018 was dominated by trends like console-quality games, the rise of AR experiences, and the hyper-casual genre dominating the top app store charts.But what trends will dominate 2019? We asked a group of mobile game developers what...

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How Jurassic Park Changed Movie Technology HOW JURASSIC PARK CHANGED MOVIE TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 18, 2018

It’s now 25 years since Jurassic Park hit movie theatres, yet it still might not be fully appreciated just to what extent Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece has impacted modern cinema. With huge, technically innovative, movies like Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark and E.T under his belt, Spielb...

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VRgineers Exploring An Affordable Consumer Version Of High End ‘XTAL’ Headset VRGINEERS EXPLORING AN AFFORDABLE CONSUMER VERSION OF HIGH END ‘XTAL’ HEADSET

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Dec 18, 2018

VRGineers is soliciting the feedback of Youtubers and their audiences on a “Gaming Edition” of their ultra-high end XTAL system.We reached out to VRgineers for comment on videos we’ve seen surfacing from VR YouTube streamers VoodooDE, MRTV, and SweViver and a representative of the ...

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IMAX VR’s Death Is An Important Cautionary Tale For The Location-Based Scene IMAX VR’S DEATH IS AN IMPORTANT CAUTIONARY TALE FOR THE LOCATION-BASED SCENE

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Dec 18, 2018

In August 2016 IMAX Chief B.D. Officer Rob Lister revealed an exciting forecast for the company’s VR plans. He envisioned a world in which the latest blockbusters would be accompanied by VR ‘companion pieces’, which moviegoers could see alongside the film for a slightly higher pric...

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Community Download: What Do You Want From PS Move 2.0? COMMUNITY DOWNLOAD: WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM PS MOVE 2.0?

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Dec 18, 2018

Community Download is a weekly discussion-focused articles series published every Monday in which we pose a single, core question to you all, our readers, in the spirit of fostering discussion and debate.Sorry for the hiatus! Until recently the comments on our website were down and not functioning p...

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