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The Artery Expands Artistic Talent Base by Naming Ronen Tanchum as Head of Company’s New VR/AR Division

October 18, 2016 | By
The Artery Expands Artistic Talent Base by Naming Ronen Tanchum as Head of Company’s New VR/AR Division

The Artery has named artist Ronen Tanchum as the head of its newly launched Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) division, for which Tanchum will serve as the creative and technical director. Deborah Sullivan, executive producer/managing director, The Artery, made the announcement. Prior to joining The Artery, Tanchum has previously produced complex FX setups and overseen digital... »

EuclidIQ Announces IQ264 Optimization Plugin for H.264 Encoders At Streaming Media West

October 11, 2016 | By

At Streaming Media West, on booth #216, EuclidIQ, a provider of video compression products, will announce the immediate availability of IQ264, an encoding plugin that provides significant bandwidth reduction with no perceptible quality loss for any H.264 encoder. As quality of experience on every device from smartphones to smart TVs becomes an ever larger... »

TVU Networks to Showcase Remote Multi-Camera Production Technology During Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo

October 6, 2016 | By
TVU Networks to Showcase Remote Multi-Camera Production Technology During Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo

TVU Networks will highlight its latest IP-based live video solutions at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo (AVX). Taking place on October 26-27 at the Crowne Plaza Dia in Denver, TVU Networks will exhibit in Booth #508. The company will also present a session on low-cost, remote synchronized multi-camera IP video production using... »

Carnival Vista Sets Sail With New 360° Interactive Experience From VR Production Company Bipolar Id

October 4, 2016 | By

Bipolar Id, a full service virtual reality production company founded in 2015 by leading VR director Gevorg Karensky, teamed up with Arnold Worldwide to create “A Brand New View,” a collection of 360° interactive video experiences for Carnival Cruise Line. Tied to the launch of the Carnival Vista, the videos leverage Bipolar’s proprietary VR... »

Harmonic VOS 360 Cloud Service Receives Prestigious IABM Design & Innovation Award at IBC2016

September 21, 2016 | By

Harmonic, a company specializing in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that its new VOS 360 cloud media processing service captured the prestigious IABM Award for Design & Innovation during IBC2016, Europe’s largest event for the broadcast industry. The awards recognize exciting new products, services and projects that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to... »

Netflix Unveils When Global Fandom Begins for The Get Down, Narcos, Stranger Things and more

September 21, 2016 | By
Netflix Unveils When Global Fandom Begins for The Get Down, Narcos, Stranger Things and more

Netflix has released the latest set of hooked episodes* and it turns out, according to them, nothing brings the world together like thrilling mysteries, young love, family drama and criminal behavior. Also, dogs… Netflix expanded last year’s research to look at more than 30 additional series** on a global scale (viewing spanned six continents)... »

Deluxe VR Showcases Imagination at Work in Interactive GE Store VR Experience

September 20, 2016 | By
Deluxe VR Showcases Imagination at Work in Interactive GE Store VR Experience

GE and Deluxe VR teamed in an attempt to illustrate how GE’s various businesses cross-pollinate a vast knowledge base to develop new solutions in an interactive GE Store virtual reality (VR) experience. GE Store embodies the notion that GE’s sum is greater than its parts and company-wide collaboration benefits customers and investors alike, resulting... »

Television Academy Announces Juried Winners for 68th Emmy Awards During Interactive Media Peer Group’s Celebration of Excellence

September 8, 2016 | By

The Television Academy has announced four Interactive Media juried award winners for the 68th Emmy Awards at last night’s Interactive Media Peer Group (IMPG) Nominee Reception and Celebration of Excellence. The juried awards will be presented during this year’s first Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, September 10, at the Microsoft Theater. “This... »

Bitmovin Raises $10.3 Million in Series A Round Led by Atomico

September 2, 2016 | By
Bitmovin Raises $10.3 Million in Series A Round Led by Atomico

Bitmovin, provider of video infrastructure for the web and Y Combinator alumnus (S15), has completed a $10.3 million Series A round led by Atomico. The funds will be used to accelerate the development of video playback technologies for existing and new platforms, including 360-degree video for virtual reality (VR). Angel investors backing the company... »

SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Takes on Timely Topics: UHD, HDR, VR, Cloud, and More

August 25, 2016 | By
SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Takes on Timely Topics: UHD, HDR, VR, Cloud, and More

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has announced conference program details for the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016), Oct. 25-27 in Hollywood, California. During SMPTE 2016, conference sessions will feature industry experts from around the world, who will present 73 papers exploring timely, compelling topics that are shaping the... »

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