IMAX CEO: Company Encouraged by Results of First VR Centre

IMAX is encouraged by the early results of its first Virtual Reality (VR) Centre, in Los Angeles, which attracted more than 7,000 attendees since opening Jan. 6, according to compa... More

Smart Content Summit Keynoter: Benefits of Interoperability Outweigh Risks

NEW YORK — The enormous benefits offered by interoperability far outweigh any of the possible risks, according to John Palfrey, an author and lecturer who has become an expert on... More

Technicolor Eyes Oscar for ‘The Jungle Book’ VFX

When you’re up against a “Star Wars” film, yet another successful Marvel entry and a unique (and wildly popular) 3D stop-motion animation, you’re right to hold your breath ... More

M&E Journal: Content ID Leaves Independents on the Outside Looking In

Ruth Vitale, CreativeFuture — If you were online in May of 2015, you were probably aware that YouTube was having a party because literally everyone was invited. A YouTube-prod... More

M&E Journal: A Cloud-Based Digital Supply Chain: Not Just About Capacity

Andy Shenkler, Sony DADC New Media Solutions - The list of options in today’s world is seemingly endless with tools such as social sharing, instantaneous commenting, photo fi... More

AR, VR Presence Surges at Toy Fair

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are being incorporated into an increasingly larger number of toys and other products targeted at kids, and that was made abundantly ... More

TiVo, Comcast, Viacom Headline Smart Content Summit N.Y.

The state of TV Everywhere, the challenges of content identification and measurement, and the latest in the standards behind advertising workflows will be discussed Feb. 23 during ... More

CTA: Experiences Matter More Than Tech for VR

Consumers who are already familiar with virtual reality are already in the fold with the technology, but it’s the experiences of VR — not the tech itself — that need to be th... More

RSA Round-Up: Dell CEO Emphasizes Security Importance; AI Hyped, Scrutinized

At the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell made a surprise appearance Feb. 14, and made it clear to those attending: security is more importa... More

TiVo CEO: Samsung Licensing Deal Provided a Lift in Q4

The wide-ranging intellectual property licensing deal that TiVo recently signed with Samsung Electronics gave TiVo a revenue boost in the fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31), according ... More

M&E Journal: Bringing VR To Hollywood

By Mario M. Kenyon, Francine Marchetti, Furious M - Virtual reality (VR), is the NEW big thing for narrative storytellers and production studios. For live action and animation, ... More

Google Cloud Exec: Many Companies Interested in Moving to the Cloud, But It’s Still Early Days

Alphabet is seeing a growing number of companies looking to shift to cloud storage of their data, but we’re still in the very early days of companies across all industries actual... More

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