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NVIDIA GTC19 Conference on AI, VR, AR
NVIDIA GTC19 CONFERENCE ON AI, VR, AR
March 17-21, 2019
GTC is the premier AI conference providing training, insights, and direct access to experts on the hottest topics in computing today, which of course include AR and VR. Check out the list of AR/VR sessions. We'll discuss how virtual reality and machine learning tools can help extract insights fr...

Hong Kong International Film & TV Market Conference
HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM & TV MARKET CONFERENCE
March 18-21, 2019
Hong Kong International Film & TV Market Conference host exhibit such as distribution, production and acquisition of film, TV programmes, animation, digital entertainment, games, production and post-production services, shooting locations, film commissions, film festivals, film insurance and fil...

Al Jazeera America


Al Jazeera America is an American news channel broadcasting unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism that gets you closer to the people at the heart of the news. Al Jazeera America has one of the largest newsgathering capabilities of any organization in the United States with 12 bureaus in major cities around the country, 3 broadcast centers, and access to more than 70 of Al Jazeera Media Network's bureaus around the world.

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A few weeks ago, Microsoft's GDC 2019 event listing described a new Xbox Live SDK heading to Android and iOS, as well as Nintendo Switch. Today we got the official announcement ... but Nintendo Switch support is mysteriously missing.Today, Microsoft unveiled a suite of new tools for game developers under a new Azure product called GameStack, bringing together live ops systems for service-type games such as PlayFab, middleware engines like Simplygon and Havok, as well as new features like Pla...

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Microsoft has debuted its new and improved Wireless Display app for Xbox One, bringing cable-free PC streaming to its home console. While formerly tied in development, amid to several years of Xbox Insider Program testing, its surprise rollout brings a wave of new functionality for PC owners.First detailed via Microsoft's Inside Xbox live show, the new Wireless Display is now available for free on the Microsoft Store. Hooking into the Miracast display standard, projecting your PC with Window...

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Amazon is offering three free months of Xbox Live Gold when you buy a three-month subscription at its regular price of $24.99. That means you'll score six months at just $4.17 each. These are digital codes, meaning they'll be accessible to you almost immediately, and you can redeem them right after to get started with playing.If you already have an Xbox Live membership, these digital codes can be added to your existing subscription to lengthen it. Xbox Live members receive free games eve...

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Fortnite is a free-to-play third-person shooter with building mechanics. The title has become a cultural sensation due to its unique blend of expressive gameplay. In February 2018, Epic Games stated that the title was played by roughly 3.4 million gamers concurrently. Since then, that figure has ballooned to over 8.3 million. It's unclear what the most recent count is, but all reports indicate that the game is going strong.Recently, the developer announced that the Nintendo Switch version of...

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Microsoft is seemingly set to reveal a new Xbox One controller design this week, expanding its ever-growing lineup of special edition Xbox accessories. Following August's Phantom Black debut, a new white variant is poised for stores, as leaked via an Amazon Mexico product listing.The alleged Phantom White controller has a familiar finish to its black predecessor, sporting a semi-translucent body transitioning into pure white. Paired with all-white buttons and gray thumbsticks, it's a sle...

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Microsoft has spent the past year scaling The Initiative, its newest game development studio based in Santa Monica, California. Amid a wave of studio acquisitions under the newly-rebranded Xbox Game Studios, Microsoft is doubling down on its investments for new titles under the Xbox family. Headed by former Crystal Dynamics lead, Darrell Gallagher, The Initiative assembles a wide variety of top industry talent.A fresh teaser video has now dropped for The Initiative, discussing the Santa Monica t...

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While Google isn't ready to commit to a wide release of the AR walking navigation mode for Google Maps, the company has begun testing the feature with members of its Local Guides crowdsourcing community.As a result, I've had the opportunity to test an alpha build of the feature in the real world (and log some needed steps in the process). And I can't stress enough that this is a very early version. As such, this is more of a collection of impressions of the experience rather than a r...

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One of the most notable promises of 5G is that it will revolutionize the world of gaming (and the entire entertainment industry) through its enhanced support for virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR). But does VR and AR really have the potential to change gaming and entertainment as we know it — and how will 5G help? Let’s take a look. VR and AR gaming already show major promise, but both are still in their infancy. VR, where you strap on a headset to experience an alternate real...

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Certain Affinity will open a second development studio in Toronto and plans to shift its focus to “lead game development”, the company announced via news release Wednesday.Certain Affinity, based in Austin, is the studio perhaps best known for its work as co-developer of “Halo 4” and “Left 4 Dead,” as well as its development of multiplayer modes for several games in the “Call of Duty” franchise. In the company’s 12 years, it has developed or ...

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Content localization and distribution services provider Pixelogic has opened new theaters and production suites at its London facility, offering end-to-end workflow services, covering mastering of digital cinema packages, screening of digital cinema content, and episodic audio mixing, supporting foreign language dubbing services.“There is an undeniable need in our industry for speed and efficiency in the delivery of top-tier technical services,” said Holger Hendel, Pixelogic SVP and ...
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EVENTS

ASEAN Gaming Summit
ASEAN GAMING SUMMIT
March 19-21, 2019
ASEAN Gaming Summit has become known for becoming the intersection point between both sides of the industry – promoting a platform for information exchange and contacts across Asia’s land-based and online gaming industries. It aims to provide our delegates with networking experiences and...

NVIDIA GTC19 Conference on AI, VR, AR
NVIDIA GTC19 CONFERENCE ON AI, VR, AR
March 17-21, 2019
GTC is the premier AI conference providing training, insights, and direct access to experts on the hottest topics in computing today, which of course include AR and VR. Check out the list of AR/VR sessions. We'll discuss how virtual reality and machine learning tools can help extract insights fr...