Razor | January 06, 2023
RazerTM, the globally recognized brand for gamers, is set to introduce two new products, Project Carol and Razor Edge, at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is being held in Las Vegas between January 5 and 8, 2023.
Razer Edge is a great way to play games on the go while staying connected. It is the first handheld device designed for and powered by the latest Snapdragon G3X Gen 1 Gaming Platform. It will be available in the US in two versions: Razer Edge (Wi-Fi) and Razer Edge 5G.
Razer's Project Carol is the world's first head cushion with enveloping near-field surround sound and haptics. It will take gamers into a new world of audio and tactile immersion.
The 2023 versions of the Razer Blades 16 and 18 are a revolution for gaming laptops. It has larger, cutting-edge displays with a 16:10 aspect ratio and the latest and most powerful graphics and processing technology.
Razer's new PC soundbar gives users the best of both worlds: a surround soundstage and the assurance that they are always in the best listening spot. It is the world's first desktop soundbar with head-tracking AI and beamforming technology. Meanwhile, Razer Leviathan V2 Pro is the most recent 3D audio innovation.
Razor's Kiyo Pro Ultra creates the most convenient, largest sensor to improve image quality, redefining the visual standards of content creation and streaming. Creators can go one step further with Razer Synapse, which allows them to fine-tune or tweak the quality of their content with customizable settings.
Razer also unveiled two VR add-ons for Meta Quest 2. The Razer Facial Interface is made of high-performance nylon and offers long-lasting comfort and weight-balanced support.
RazerTM is the world's leading gaming lifestyle brand, with headquarters in Irvine (California) and Singapore. It was established in 2005 and currently has 19 offices across the globe. Its offerings include Blade gaming laptops, award-winning technology, and high-performance gaming accessories. The software platform from Razer, which provides Razer Synapse (an IoT platform), Razer ChromaTM, and Razer Cortex, is used by more than 200 million users (a game optimizer and launcher).
TECHNOLOGIES, MEDIA AND BROADCASTING
ViewLift | February 13, 2023
ViewLift, a leading provider of OTT and streaming technology solutions, recently announced a novel approach for its clients: the ability to use any major cloud provider or multiple clouds with the click of a button in ViewLift's back-end. The company provides content owners with a comprehensive end-to-end solution for distributing and monetizing their content across multiple device platforms, such as web, mobile, over-the-top, connected TV, smart TVs, and gaming consoles.
It will now integrate its technology stack via a new partnership with Google Cloud, offering enterprises a multi-cloud and cloud-agnostic deployment advantage. This deployment capability makes it one of the only platform providers in the OTT solutions industry to provide such agility and flexibility.
ViewLift, a longtime partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS), will now offer customers the technology stack of their choosing or the option to run both Google Cloud and AWS in parallel to ensure the highest platform uptimes. In addition, cloud-agnostic deployment provides access to new functionalities and features available on any major cloud, significantly improving the quality, availability, and resilience of ViewLift's solution.
Manik Bambha, President of ViewLift, said, "With the Google Cloud integration, we take a major step towards the next level in technology leadership; our customers can choose exactly what cloud services work best for them, letting them mix and match features and functionalities to arrive at an ideal bouquet of services."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
ViewLift, headquartered in New York, is a comprehensive digital content distribution platform that enables media companies, broadcasters, sports leagues and teams, and others to monetize their content using native branded apps on major OTT devices, such as the web, mobile, TV-connected devices, and Smart TVs and gaming consoles. Its proprietary intellectual property constitutes a complete tech stack, offering extensive functionality with hundreds of purpose-built features and a shorter time to market. The company's clients include NBCUniversal, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Nexstar, RugbyPass, MotoAmerica, TEGNA, MyOutdoorTV, WSX.TV, and many others
D-BOX | January 18, 2023
On January 17, 2023, D-BOX Technologies Inc., a global leader in haptic entertainment, announced that it acquired the licensing rights from Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG to develop and monetize a multipurpose motion platform aimed at consumers and car dealerships.
This agreement provides D-BOX with numerous product development opportunities by incorporating iconic brands such as Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG.
The first commercialized product is a modular motion platform, which will be available for purchase around February 2023. This innovative, plug-and-play, multipurpose, and low-profile product is compatible with virtually all sim racing chassis manufacturers. It can also be used with fitness devices, chairs, sofas, and other in-home and commercial entertainment devices. The platform also works with the D-BOX ecosystem, enabling users to enjoy a haptic experience for over 2,500 films and television series available in the D-BOX PLUS content catalog.
In addition to the movies, TV shows, and video games already in the D-BOX library, Mercedes-Benz aims to utilize its existing proprietary content and adapt it to the platform. Currently, this content encompasses popular motorsport events and vehicle presentations. In the future, this could include real-time content from road trips, eSports events, live events, and other Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG experiences.
Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX, says, "Mercedes-Benz consistently delivers the best quality products with their luxury brand. We are very proud of this recognition by such an iconic brand and to bring our D-BOX haptic technology and immersive entertainment to their global ecosystem. Together, we can extend the Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG brands to multiple unique experiences at home (with movies and music, gaming and sim racing and health and fitness) and in the commercial sector (dealerships and flagship stores, fairs and exhibitions as well as theme parks and cinemas)."
He further adds, "D-BOX prides itself in being the first haptic system endorsed by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), which is recognized by Mercedes-Benz. This new collaboration combines high-level entertainment standards with state-of-the-art technology for unique experiences."
(Source – GlobeNewswire)
About D-BOX Technologies
Founded in 1998, D-BOX reinvents and creates immersive, hyper-realistic entertainment experiences through motion. Its expertise has led to collaborations with some of the top global companies to deliver great stories in new and innovative ways. D-BOX ensures great immersion, whether it's movies, themed entertainment, virtual reality applications, video games, or professional simulation. The company is headquartered in Longueuil (Quebec), with offices located in Los Angeles (USA) and Beijing (China)