Oculus Quest: How to optimize and extend battery life

venturebeat | April 11, 2020

Being a standalone headset, the Oculus Quest has a limited battery life. But if you’re savvy, there’s a few ways to minimize the drain and extend you battery life a little bit further.Released last year, the Oculus Quest has been one of the bigger success stories from Facebook’s VR department. With more and more people picking up Quest, you might want a few tips on how to preserve the battery life as much as possible, whether you’re a new user or an owner from day one.

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The path to digital leadership rests on coupling talent to a strategic vision. Digital leaders exhibit a variety of common behavior, such a building a culture of innovation, instilling a customer-focused vision, rewarding intrapreneurship, and defining leadership roles. Although it is important to stay ahead of the technology curve and continuously innovate products and services, the digital sprinters recognize that with the culture, process and team, the other pieces will fall into place.

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The path to digital leadership rests on coupling talent to a strategic vision. Digital leaders exhibit a variety of common behavior, such a building a culture of innovation, instilling a customer-focused vision, rewarding intrapreneurship, and defining leadership roles. Although it is important to stay ahead of the technology curve and continuously innovate products and services, the digital sprinters recognize that with the culture, process and team, the other pieces will fall into place.

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MAD Lions and Warner Music Spain Signed a New Partnership Agreement

MAD LIONS | July 27, 2021

OverActive Media Corp. announced today that its Spanish esports group, MAD Lions, and Warner Music Spain, a division of leading record label Warner Music Group that includes artists like Kidd Keo, Ed Sheeran, and Myke Towers, are collaborating to improve the fan experience across music, esports, and video games. This is the first agreement of its type in Spain, with Warner Music Spain serving as industry pioneers in its commitment to esports and gaming. Music and video games have always gone hand in hand, and promoting this synergy in an organic and relevant manner is essential to both companies' marketing campaigns. MAD Lions Madrid has recently earned a place in the LVP Superliga summer split playoffs, while MAD Lions is competing for a League of Legends LEC position to defend their title and earn a trip to the World Championships for the second year in a row. ABOUT MAD LIONS MAD Lions was founded in 2017 as an esports club to become a world-renowned squad in Madrid. Almost four years later, it has established itself as one of the most influential clubs in Spain and worldwide esports sectors. MAD Lions, founded by Jorge Schnura and Marcos Eguillor, plays in the League of Legends European Championship (LEC Spring Split Champions), the Superliga in Spain, and the Flashpoint League as MAD Lions CS: GO. MAD Lions represents Hispanic passion and is driven by Passion for Life and Passion for Gaming. ABOUT WARNER MUSIC SPAIN Warner Music Spain is a part of Warner Music Group, a global music content company. Warner Music Spain focuses on finding and developing new artists, as well as distribution and promotion. It also specializes in marketing its catalog through compilations and reeditions, as well as synchronizations for publicity, film, and television.

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TECHNOLOGIES

Microsoft and Optoma Partner to Offer Cloud Based Remote Management Solution for Audio Visual Displays

Optoma | June 09, 2022

Optoma, a world-leading manufacturer of large visual display products and the #1 DLP brand worldwide, announced its cloud version of the Optoma Management Suite (OMS)™, an intuitive display management solution, powered by Microsoft Azure, to streamline operations by monitoring, diagnosing, and controlling audio visual displays worldwide via a single platform.Complimenting Optoma's award-winning display products, the OMS remote management solution is compatible with other displays that are connected via PJLink, enabling easy integration into existing display fleets while offering differing levels of access and control for users, ensuring devices are securely managed. "The collaboration with Optoma and Microsoft marks an important milestone in our IoT business' partnership and boosts Optoma's capabilities to focus on end customers and IoT operations at scale, In strengthening our IoT partnership with Optoma through Azure IoT services, we aim to serve and empower Optoma's IoT ambitions to enhance existing businesses, develop new opportunities at the global scale, and bring the best IoT solutions to the market." -Jenna Lee, Head of Asia Technical Sales – Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions at Microsoft. With an easy-to-use interface and 24/7, real-time monitoring, OMS enables users to check the status of display devices and make configurations to optimize performance. IT administrators and technicians can easily dispatch and broadcast emergency messages, alerts, and announcements across any display worldwide. Additionally, users can also remotely program and schedule devices for usage only during primary operating hours, as well as implement immediate shutdown for emergencies, reducing energy consumption, and lowering operating costs. "Our exciting and collaborative partnership with Microsoft represents an instrumental step to expand Optoma's portfolio and elevate the customer experience by offering turnkey, reliable software solutions, in addition to our award-winning large displays, By leveraging the strength of Microsoft's Azure IoT platform, customers can collect data and evaluate insights to effectively manage and control their displays worldwide, providing scalable, secure solutions and long-term sustainability." -Allen Pestell, Head of Product Marketing at Optoma. OMS Cloud Features**: Global peace of mind - Monitor, diagnose and control your audio visual displays using your OMS Cloud account from any device on one single platform anywhere, which eliminates the need to visit the physical installation site. Real time monitoring and alerts - 24/7 monitoring and alerts across all devices enables you to respond to immediate issues before they escalate. Energy-efficient and cost-saving - Reduce energy usage on any device by scheduling shutdown of displays after work hours or implementing immediate shutdown for emergencies. Scheduling and broadcast - Distribute emergency messages and alerts to all displays across all locations, such as a classroom or company office, and create custom playlists with the built-in scheduler for future announcements. Cloning - Duplicate OSD settings to speed up installation time. OSD Lock - Prevent unauthorized access. Easy to use interface - Centralized access and management via one common interface for all users. About Optoma Technology, Inc. Optoma combines cutting-edge technology and innovation to deliver remarkable visual display products designed to connect audiences with engaging video experiences. From the company's ProScene projectors and Creative Touch interactive flat panel displays, to LED displays, Optoma's suite of products can meet the demands of nearly any professional environment, including conference rooms and classrooms, digital signage, corporate, houses of worship, retail, simulation environments and control rooms. Optoma Technology is the U.S. headquarters for The Optoma Group, with continental headquarters also in Europe and Asia. About Microsoft Microsoft (NASDAQ "MSFT" @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Learn more at Microsoft.com.

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Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company Partners With Venuetize to Develop HOFV-Dedicated App

Hall of Fame Resort | July 20, 2021

Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company, the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football and the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls (the “Destination”), today announced it has selected Venuetize, leaders in mobile-first and advanced payment technology for the sports, hospitality, and entertainment industries, to develop a Destination-themed mobile app. The mobile app will provide guests with relevant information for a more enjoyable and convenient visit to the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls. “A critical part of an enjoyable all-around experience for Destination visitors is our ability to provide them with interactive information that they can access at their fingertips,” said Erica Muhleman, Executive Vice President of New Business Development/Marketing & Sales for HOFV. “Venuetize is extremely well-versed in providing creative solutions to make guests’ visits easier, safer and more fun. We look forward to utilizing their expertise to keep our guests informed and help them get even more out of their experiences at the Destination.” Once launched, the official HOFV app will immediately create more convenience and engagement with guests, offering a variety of content in the form of seamless hospitality booking to any of the on-campus attractions and the DoubleTree by Hilton Canton Downtown; news on future developments; a calendar of Destination events; directions and a map of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium; and parking information. In future phases, the app will also be equipped with the capability to offer augmented reality features, such as a 3-D map of the Destination, and access to ticket purchasing for events. The app will also connect guests to the Hall Of Fantasy League—the first community-backed national fantasy league—through the League’s official app once available. Users will be able to stake a team, view fantasy news, and chat with fantasy and all other fans – all through their mobile devices. “Our mobile platform was built from the very beginning to address the complexities involved in connecting a multi-use environment,” said Craig Duncan, Chief Revenue Officer of Venuetize. “Our partnership with HOFV is a great example of how mobile technology can play a vital role in driving awareness for a year-round destination, that in return will result in repeat guest visits and significant monetization opportunities for our clients.” About Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame's campus. About Venuetize Venuetize is the leading mobile technology and advanced e-commerce platform for the sports, hospitality, and entertainment industries. The company's proven platform (PaaS) connects technology ecosystems, facilitates e-commerce, and delivers cutting edge mobile-first experiences. With 185+ third-party integrations and counting, Venuetize provides unmatched flexibility to create an easier, safer, and more enjoyable experience for guests. Founded in 2014, Venuetize works with professional sports teams, stadiums and arenas, casinos, entertainment districts, and shopping destinations across the globe.

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