HOW AUDIENCES SHARE AND DISCUSS ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT

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This infographic from Edelman combines a number of different stats that show how branded entertainment content can increase brand recommendations. Key Takeaways: 89% are likely to take action if they enjoy a piece of entertainment, 74% will take action if they do not enjoy the entertainment.

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Bardel Entertainment

What began as a small family business making hand-crafted animation has evolved over the past 30 years into a digital studio spanning two state-of-the-art facilities. Bardel has become a trusted name in the industry, making series productions for a diverse slate of collaborators: Nickelodeon, Disney, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks, Rovio, Matel and Warner Bros. Our current productions include Teen Titans Go!, Rick & Morty, 44 Cats and several top secret projects we can't mention yet!. Bardel is also working on feature films, prime-time series, kids, and preschool television, as well as projects for SVOD and VOD platforms.

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VR Headsets of the Future Might Be Made With Mirrors?

Article | June 4, 2020

Do you get headaches or feel nauseous while using VR headsets? About 20% of people do. Even if VR headsets don’t cause you physical discomfort, you might feel that your virtual worlds seem flat..That’s because they are flat. VR headsets using close-to-eye displays rely on lenses. While a lot of cool technology goes into them, they really work a lot like television or computer screens. Advancements like eye-tracking and autofocus try to fix these problems. But, they’ll never work. At least not according to Doug Magyari. Magyari and Immy, his company based in Troy, Michigan, believe that they have the solution: VR headsets that don’t use lenses.

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Why Shares of AMC Entertainment Are Surging Today

Article | April 28, 2020

It was just two weeks ago that it looked as if the COVID-19 pandemic would push AMC into bankruptcy, as forced theater closures shut off revenue to the world's biggest cinema operator. The company also slashed its dividend, and executives all took pay cuts to help conserve cash. Investors should still be wary, even if AMC is able to open many of its theaters sooner than the mid-June date it had been eyeing.

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How to Watch Netflix in Virtual Reality

Article | April 20, 2021

Playing virtual reality video games is a blast—but it also takes work. If you simply want to kick back, relax, and experience some mind-bending visuals without thinking too much, why not try watching Netflix in VR? It's ridiculously easy to do, even if you don't have state-of-the-art equipment. There are three primary methods, depending on what kind of device you're working with: fire up the Netflix VR app on Android, set up mirroring with your iPhone, or simply download the Netflix app from your preferred Oculus device. Here's What You'll Need VR headset: No matter your budget, there's a virtual reality option for you. On the pricey end, there are sophisticated VR headsets like the Oculus Quest 2, which starts at $299, and the HTC Vive Pro Eye, which retails for $799. We've included a few other options in the gallery below, too. If you're looking for something less expensive, there's the $99 Google Daydream View system (discontinued, but you can still find them here and there), the Samsung Gear VR headset (which the manufacturer has also discontinued in the U.S., but you can find it on Amazon for $128), and the $25 Google Cardboard viewer (although you may want to purchase an additional head strap for it).

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4 Stocks To Buy To Invest in Virtual Reality

Article | June 13, 2020

The virtual reality market has been hailed as the "next big thing" for decades, but VR has repeatedly disappointed consumers with mediocre hardware products and software experiences. But in recent years, a wave of refined devices narrowed the gap between consumer expectations and reality. The VR market's future has yet to be written, but investors who believe in this budding market should consider buying these four tech stocks. Sony's PlayStation VR is the best-selling VR headset in the world with over 5 million shipments since its launch in October 2016. That only represents a sliver of Sony's installed base of 110 million PS4s, but that foothold has encouraged developers to produce more stand-alone VR games and add-on experiences for PS4 games.

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Bardel Entertainment

What began as a small family business making hand-crafted animation has evolved over the past 30 years into a digital studio spanning two state-of-the-art facilities. Bardel has become a trusted name in the industry, making series productions for a diverse slate of collaborators: Nickelodeon, Disney, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks, Rovio, Matel and Warner Bros. Our current productions include Teen Titans Go!, Rick & Morty, 44 Cats and several top secret projects we can't mention yet!. Bardel is also working on feature films, prime-time series, kids, and preschool television, as well as projects for SVOD and VOD platforms.

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