NexTech SR Solutions opens division solely focussing on Virtual Reality in stores

| January 22, 2020

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NexTech AR CEO Evan Gappelberg joined Steve Darling from Proactive Investors to discuss the company opening up a division that is focussed on Virtual Reality and will be called VRitize.

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Sony’s new DualSense PS5 controller promises more realistic tactile feedback

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The new PlayStation is coming this year. We’ve known about it since 2019, but the rollout—like almost everything else in the world—has felt the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. We have some tech specs about the console itself, but now Sony has fully revealed the redesigned DualSense controller that will go with it. The buttons haven’t moved all that much, but some internal updates could make it feel much different during gameplay.

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Netflix reigns over Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and Disney+ as most popular streaming service

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The coronavirus is forcing more people to stay home these days. And with all of them looking for ways to stay busy and entertained, streaming video services are an obvious option. But with all the choices out there, which services are the most popular, and how do people juggle them all? A survey from HighSpeedInternet.com sheds some light on where consumers go to stream their favorite shows. Based on a recent survey of 500 people in the US, HighSpeedInternet.com found that Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and Disney+ were the most popular streaming services in the country. But among them all, Netflix came in first place, chosen by 47% of the respondents as the one they would pick if they could select only one.

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UGC vs. Premium: Is the video valuation bubble big enough to burst?

Article | March 25, 2020

The market disconnect between the proliferation of independent content creators and the consolidation of brand IP into the hands of ever-fewer major players is growing increasingly stark. On the one hand, independent artists are the fastest-growing sector of the music market. User-generated content (UGC) has proved a huge success during lockdown for the likes of TikTok and Roblox. The traditional brand celebrity spokesperson has ceded ground to the influencer, and even they to the micro-influencer. Content proliferation has driven increasingly niche content to niche audiences, finding smaller fan bases to resonate with instead of attempting the now nigh-impossible cut-through to mainstream popularity. This is the paradox of small: the long tail accounts for a growing share of content consumption, but the fractional economics of on-demand environments means that those in the long tail earn too little to be economically sustainable. Access to the means of distribution may have been democratised, but access to meaningful rights income has not.

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JYP Entertainment

JYP Entertainment is South Korea's leading entertainment company. For over ten years, JYP has been active in music production as well as the recruitment, training, and management of new artists. JYP expertly develops new models for its unique business system, constantly working to expand businesses into online and mobile segments in both the domestic and international markets. JYP takes great pride in its talent development program, responsible for discovering and nurturing the talent of star such as Wonder Girls, 2PM, 2AM, miss A and GOT7. JYP continues to pioneer music, develop the potential of new artists, and lead the trend of the entertainment industry.

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