MEDIA AND BROADCASTING
ProScreenCast | July 05, 2022
ProScreenCast has announced their newest 4K 60Hz with HDR screen casting adaptor, the SC01, is now available worldwide. SC01 build with HDMI 2.0b and is capable of streaming true 4K resolution up to 60Hz refresh rate with HDR color, it is designed to stream video wirelessly to TV, projector or any display with HDMI. This allows you to experience 4K image quality on a big screen from your mobile phone or PC, without having to run cables across the room.SC01 allows you to stream video from your mobile phone, Pad or PC to a big screen without using any cables. The plug-and-play installation is simple and you do not need to install additional APP to do the setup, everything can be done in the web browser. SC01 supports both 2.4G & 5G Wi-Fi to give you stable connection and is very compact in size and have internal Wi-Fi antenna, which allows you to carry around easily.
Usage is also very easy, once setup, you can stream video by Airplay, Miracast, DLNA and Chromecast. You can choose to mirroring your screen to the TV or push the video to TV and still use your mobile for another task. The video streaming latency is almost not noticeable. There also is a button on the device to switch between Landscape & Portrait display, which is suitable to stream portrait video like Tik Tok to big screen. SC01 supports multiple operating system including iOS, Android, Windows and MAC OS. It can be used for watching movies, presentation, gaming and many more.
A full specification sheet and info for SC01 are available in www.proscreencast.com
SC01 Key Features
Stream 4K@60Hz wirelessly
HDMI2.0b with HDR
802.11ac dual band WI-FI
Easy to use, low latency, stable
One button to switch between Landscape & Portrait display
Support OS: Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Chromecast
Suitable for mobile phone, pad, PC, laptop screen sharing
ProScreenCast started the exploration and development of wireless screen casting solution in 2021. With a team of 20 years R&D experience in AV industry, aiming to explore the best method of wireless HDMI transmission with low latency, simple connection and high-resolution graphics output. Our range of wireless display adaptors fits perfectly for any scene, including watching movie, screen sharing, office meeting, education, gaming and many more.
Global | June 14, 2022
Global, the media & entertainment group, has announced (13 June 2022) that it has invested in Odeeo, a tech start-up that delivers non-intrusive audio ads in mobile gamesGlobal’s market-leading digital advertising platform DAX (Digital Ad Exchange) will become the company’s exclusive sales partner in the UK and in the U.S, expanding DAX’s existing podcast, digital audio, audio articles and programmatic outdoor offering for advertisers and creators.
Odeeo serves mobile game developers and publishers, helping them to monetise and grow their gaming products. Its pioneering technology provides advertisers with access to 2.8 billion mobile gamers across the globe, promising ads that respect player experience and privacy whilst offering advertisers advanced targeting and a highly attentive audience.
The company is based in Israel and was founded by Amit Monheit (CEO) and Elad Stern (COO) in 2021.
“There’s huge potential to improve how brands advertise in games so Elad and I are delighted to be partnering with Global and DAX. Together, we can help brands explore new opportunities and reach target audiences"
-Odeeo co-founder, Amit Monheit
Mobile gaming is immensely popular and audio ads in this space are unique as they don’t interrupt the experience. By combining our expertise, we’ll be able to keep innovating and growing the in-game audio world.
Stephen Miron, Group CEO at Global said: “We have been following the mobile gaming sector and particularly Odeeo’s growth for some time, and are pleased to announce both this strategic investment and Odeeo’s appointment of Global, through DAX, to be their exclusive sales partner in the UK and US.
This reinforces our strategy of being the market leader for all forms of audio advertising, across live radio, podcasts, audio articles and now mobile gaming. We’re looking forward to partnering with Amit and Elad to help the gaming creator community make the most of audio advertising opportunities.
Les Hollander, CEO DAX, North America, said: “Audio advertising in mobile gaming presents a unique opportunity to reach gamers with immersive, non-intrusive marketing. Partnering with Odeeo not only provides us with high quality games for our advertisers to utilise but also an opportunity for them to connect with highly engaged audiences. I’m thrilled that DAX is joining Odeeo on this new and exciting journey.”
Odeeo is an audio ad platform. One that strikes a chord with the world’s estimated 2.8 billion mobile gamers and drums up new customers for brands. All while players enjoy their game without skipping a beat. It’s on a mission to create a better experience for players – running ads without interrupting the gameplay – connecting developers and brands through sound and building the most advanced audio platform on the market.
Headquartered in Israel, the company was founded by Amit Monheit (CEO) and Elad Stern (Chief Operating Officer) in 2021 and helps to connect hundreds of studios and brands through audio.
Global is one of the world’s leading Media & Entertainment groups.
Europe’s largest radio company, Global is home to respected, national market leading media brands broadcasting across the UK on DAB & FM and around the world on Global Player, including Capital, Heart, Classic FM, LBC, LBC News, Global’s Newsroom, Smooth, Radio X, Capital XTRA and Gold. Global Player allows listeners to enjoy all of Global’s radio brands, award-winning podcasts, and expertly curated playlists, in one place in app, on web and on smart speakers.
Global is also one of the leading Outdoor companies in both the UK & Europe, with over 235,000 sites reaching 95% of the UK population. Global’s extensive and diverse outdoor portfolio encompasses Transport for London’s Underground network, almost all major UK airports including Gatwick, the UK’s largest portfolio of roadside posters and premium digital screens in prime locations, as well as the UK’s largest network of buses including all major cities.
On-air, on Global Player and with our outdoor platforms combined, Global reaches 51 million individuals across the UK every week, including 25.7 million on the radio alone.
Global created and operates DAX (Digital Ad Exchange), the market leader in digital audio advertising and a pioneering platform in programmatic outdoor advertising.
The company headquarters is in London’s iconic Leicester Square. Ashley Tabor-King OBE is Founder & Executive President, Stephen Miron is Group CEO, Lord Allen is Chairman and James Rea is Director of Broadcasting & Content. Ashley Tabor-King created Global in 2007.
Toshiba | June 29, 2022
Redefining design and remolding experience, Toshiba TV's X8900 OLED television is deliciously subtle in outlook and unapologetically ambitious from within – a classic specimen of Toshiba TV's master-tier TV craftsmanship that resulted, for April and May alone, in a 24% quarterly increase in the television's sales.With one of the most customer-friendly television OS (operating system) in the market—VIDAA, the X8900 categorically transforms the relationship between the viewer and the TV. Integrating voice control and universal platform search that are easy to use into the immersive confines of a screen, VIDAA knows by heart what your favorite contents are and how to bring them to you. In making wide arrays of content exponentially easier to access, VIDAA also simplifies your interaction with your TV and diversifies the whole experience.
As streaming and gaming starts to become indispensable for big-screen experience, the X8900 is equally uncompromising in bringing top-notch experience when it comes to speed and steadiness. Equipped with one of Toshiba TV's signature connection features, the Dual Band, the X8900's built-in compatibility with both 2.4G and 5GHz bandwidths is what cuts out the nonsense, secures the connection, and jumps you the queue directly to smooth, lag-less leisure. And knowing that one size rarely fits it all, the X8900 also comes with an insanely practical, easy-to-use screen-sharing feature. Whether it's mobile gaming or event live-streaming, just connect, lay back, and project your favorite content on exactly the device of your choice.
Further complementing its hardcore technology features is Toshiba TV's trademark masterclass minimalist design. At mere millimeters' thin, the X8900's sleek, slim, and stylish exterior, embodied in a single sheet as screen, reclaims back for you a space defined by well-balanced tidiness and pure aesthetic delight.
Melting the metallic tone of state-of-the-art technology into an unforgettable experience that flows, Toshiba TV's X8900 OLED television is flawlessly tuned to cater the most nuanced of your desires and demands, a spectacular portal that leads to an immaculate synthesis of design and technology, simplicity and sophistication – a monument of the brand's unceasing dedication to unrivaled brilliance.
To find out more about the X8900 series or the brand's latest products that deliver the most brilliant cinematic experiences, stay tuned to Toshiba TV on social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube.
Gabb Wireless | June 01, 2022
Gabb Wireless, the leading company in providing safe tech for kids, is launching Gabb Music, a new music streaming service believed to be the largest, clean music library curated specifically for kids. Gabb Music includes songs by popular artists from nearly every era and genre - without any swearing, innuendo or drug references. To help kids best enjoy Gabb Music, the company is also launching a suite of new hardware including the world’s safest cell phone for kids Gabb Phone Plus from Samsung, as well as wireless earbuds and speakers Gabb Buds and Gabb Blast. As the latest expansion of Gabb’s many upcoming safe tech solutions, Gabb Music will help families turn up their summer with peace of mind and lots of fun.Gabb Music
While most current music streaming services are built for adults first, with kids as an afterthought, Gabb Music was created to prioritize kid safety from the start. Using Gabb’s advanced AI filtration system and by partnering with some of the world’s largest record labels, Gabb Music offers a curated library of songs that kids, teens and parents can enjoy together as a family. Packed with hits from all genres, including pop, hip-hop, country and rock and roll, Gabb Music provides a path to music exploration for kids, without bleeped out explicit lyrics.
Gabb developed a first-of-its-kind process to scan millions of songs using industry-leading tools - including Tuned Global’s music catalog delivery service coupled with LyricFind’s data analysis solution, LyricIQ - alongside Gabb’s proprietary technology and human review to create the world’s safest music catalog for kids and teens. This leads to a library full of hits, new releases and classics free of graphic lyrics and inappropriate subject matters. Over one hundred mixes have been curated from a catalog of millions of songs, with new music and themed mixes to be added each week.
“Music is the number one requested item from our Gabb kids and parents. Instead of settling for another music service, we built our own filtration system and experience. This will allow kids and teens to listen to many of the hits without the explicits, We built safe tech from the ground up, and now we’re doing it with music.”
-Nate Randle, CEO of Gabb Wireless
Gabb Music is launching exclusively as a radio-style streaming service - making it easier for younger kids who simply want to pick a music mix like they would pick a radio station. The app is powered by Tuned Global’s leading music streaming technology as a white-label solution.
Gabb Music will be rolling out exclusively on the Gabb Phone and Gabb Phone Plus, with a free 30-day trial for new and existing customers. Once the trial expires, a Gabb Music subscription will be $4.99/month. Gabb Music will become available to all existing Gabb Phone customers over the next few weeks.
Gabb Phone Plus
The new Gabb Phone Plus, the premium safe phone for kids, combines the safety Gabb is known for, with the superior quality Samsung delivers. Gabb Phone Plus is made with high-grade materials - featuring a durable all-metal build, long-lasting battery life and 5.83” edge-to-edge display for high performance and reliability - and provides kids with access to Gabb Music.
Gabb Phone Plus will include more apps to help kids get the most out of their phone, while still preventing access to the internet, social media and games. The device will soon have an ever-growing list of safe, curated apps, including those for education, finance, spirituality and team sports.
Alongside these new apps, Gabb is also launching Gabb Messenger, a new SMS/MMS messaging app that protects Gabb users as they connect with their families and growing social world. Gabb Messenger comes pre-installed on Gabb Phone Plus and handles SMS/MMS messaging, group chats and provides comprehensive filtration, preventing explicit messages from being delivered. Gabb’s proprietary algorithm pre-emptively filters out offensive images, language, and spam.
Gabb Phone Plus is available now, exclusively at gabbwireless.com/product/gabb-phone-plus, for $199.99, including Unlimited Talk & Text plans with no contract starting at $29.99/month.
Gabb Buds are low-profile earbuds designed specifically for kids. They feature a streamlined, compact design with three earpieces to fit any size ear, a portable charging case, six to eight hours of listening and they are sweat and water-resistant. Gabb Buds also easily pair with Gabb Phone Plus, Gabb Phone and other wireless devices, and can seamlessly switch from listening to music to joining a phone call.
Gabb Buds are available now in black and white for $49.99, exclusively at gabbwireless.com/product/gabb-buds.
Gabb Blast Speaker
Kids can take their music anywhere with the Gabb Blast Speaker. Whether it's in rain, dust or snow, the Blast delivers impressive 360-degree audio and hands-free versatility in a conveniently portable package. Blast works seamlessly with Gabb phones, via Bluetooth, as well as other wireless devices, so kids can rock out to their favorite hits from Gabb Music for up to 12 hours of play time. To double the jam session, kids can connect two Gabb Blast Speakers together for True Wireless Stereo sound.
Gabb Blast is available now in black, gray, and Gabb blue for $49.99, exclusively at gabbwireless.com/product/gabb-blast.
About Gabb Wireless
Founded in 2018, Gabb Wireless is a rapidly growing cellular network company that provides safe technology solutions for kids. With a mission to solve the growing screen-time addiction among youth, Gabb creates the safest technology for kids. For each step of kids' development, Gabb offers products that keep families connected, give kids freedom, and provide parents peace of mind. Learn more at www.gabbwireless.com.