Media and Entertainment

| November 25, 2017

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The creation and distribution of entertainment content has undergone a substantial transformation over the last five years. Whereas content creation, provisioning, and distribution have historically been channelized, they are now likely to be single sourced.

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Broadcast Electronics

Broadcast Electronics (BE) is a global manufacturer of hardware and software design that has influenced every major radio milestone since 1959. Our engineering and technology expertise have made us one of the largest broadcast equipment manufacturer in the World. We have led the charge in social media applications and mobile platforms in Commotion, our monetizing platform that allows business and organizations to generate revenue and engage with their consumers on the go. In addition, our powerful software solutions for radio broadcasters such as automation playout systems (AudioVAULT) and datacasting tools (The Radio Experience) continue to raise the bar in technology excellence and are streamlinng the jobs of engineers and operation managers everywhere.

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Waylaid by Daydream VR & focused on Lens, Google far from AR glasses

Article | February 14, 2020

Augmented reality is arguably the next big thing for its potential to replace the smartphone and change how people interact with technology. Across the industry, all efforts are currently phone-based with Google’s approach focused on Lens, Maps, and ARCore. However, a new report today shines further light on the situation — suggesting those efforts are largely the extent of the company’s AR ambitions at the possible expense of hardware glasses.

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More Than 1 Million Steam Users Now Have A VR Headset: Here’s Which Ones

Article | April 1, 2020

More Steam users have a VR headset than an RTX 2080 Ti or than use Linux. At current growth, it shouldn’t be long before more Steam users use a VR headset than have a 4K primary monitor. Consumer VR is still a relatively new technology. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released just four years ago, with the latter launching at $800 including controllers. Today you can get a similar experience for $400 or even lower. As hardware gets cheaper and better and more must-have VR games emerge, this percentage should steeply rise throughout this decade.

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Six Things Blockchain Can Do For Gaming

Article | April 14, 2020

Since their foundation in the 1970s and 80s, video games have moved from fringe interest to a major media staple. The industry has enjoyed huge revenues from dedicated fans, especially over the past few months, and the growth shows no sign of slowing down. Gaming is also an industry renowned for its commitment to innovation, adopting technological developments and spawning a fair few of its own. Chief amongst technological developments over the last decade has been blockchain technology, the new system of trading and ownership built on transparency and decentralization, the standard-bearer of which is the digital currency.

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You Could Download Video Games From the Radio in the 1980s

Article | March 8, 2020

Nowadays, if you want to play a new video game, it means shelling out 60 bucks online or in-store. In the late 1970s and 1980s, you could just turn on your radio to get a brand new video game sent to your computer. This may seem like a fairly advanced capability for a time before wi-fi, but thanks to the ways that early computers were designed, it was commonplace. To understand how this was possible, we need to step back into the groovy 1970s. In 1977, the world's first microprocessor-driven PCs were released. These were the Apple II, the Commodore PET, and the TRS-80. All these machines had one thing in common – they used audio cassettes for storage.

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Broadcast Electronics

Broadcast Electronics (BE) is a global manufacturer of hardware and software design that has influenced every major radio milestone since 1959. Our engineering and technology expertise have made us one of the largest broadcast equipment manufacturer in the World. We have led the charge in social media applications and mobile platforms in Commotion, our monetizing platform that allows business and organizations to generate revenue and engage with their consumers on the go. In addition, our powerful software solutions for radio broadcasters such as automation playout systems (AudioVAULT) and datacasting tools (The Radio Experience) continue to raise the bar in technology excellence and are streamlinng the jobs of engineers and operation managers everywhere.

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