Games/Interactive

Digimarc: What Changes Will Consumers See in Retail, Technology in 2019? (B&S)

Conversational AI, bot development and in-store entertainment concepts - 2019 is poised to be a transformative year for retail, according to Digimarc. ... More

LiveTiles to Support AI Chatbots Growth for the University of Canberra (ARNnet)

LiveTiles has been appointed to help the University of Canberra with its creation of artificial intelligent chatbots. The institution will use the Australian vendor’s intelligent... More

5 Artificial Intelligence Trends to Watch Out for in 2019 (Forbes)

4) Automated machine learning will gain prominence. One trend that's going to change the face of ML-based solutions fundamentally is AutoML. It will empower business analysts and d... More

5 Ways Technology, AI Are Changing the Gaming Industry (SDC)

3. Download Games for Instant Updates and Usage. When you look at gaming over the past several years, you will see a dramatic shift towards online game usage, gameplay, and also ho... More

5G Reality Check: You Won’t Need a 5G Phone Next Year (CNBC)

AT&T said Tuesday that it will launch its first 5G phone, built by Samsung, in the first half of next year. Verizon said the same thing on Monday, and T-Mobile and Sprint have prom... More

PwC: Media Companies Trail in AI Adoption Amid Fear, Unfamiliarity (Variety)

Companies in the media sector are generally progressive in embracing digital tech to adapt their businesses — but they are more reluctant than other industries to move forward wi... More

Infosys Unveils Downtown Hartford Hub (Hartford Courant)

Infosys will open its regional technology hub in the Goodwin Square building on Wednesday, beginning a four-year push to create 1,000 new jobs in downtown Hartford. Infosys is movi... More

For IBM, Reskilling the Workforce for AI Takes on a New Urgency (Forbes)

No matter how far along an organization's artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives may be, there is still a pressing need for greater training and expertise to add value to the bus... More

How Blockchain is Making Waves in Media, Entertainment (Forbes)

The blockchain revolution is still in its preliminary stages, and so far in 2018 we see more ripples than waves in actual application. One obstacle so far is that blockchain soluti... More

AWS is Arriving On-Premises with Outposts (DCD)

Amazon Web Services has unveiled AWS Outposts – a family of products that allows enterprise users to bring the company’s infrastructure on-premises. Outposts include compute an... More

Avid Keeps the Carolina Panthers at the Cutting Edge with Multi-year Enterprise Agreement (MESA)

Avid today announced that the Carolina Panthers NFL organization has entered a six-year enterprise agreement with Avid to standardize its media production workflow on the MediaCent... More

IBM Launches New AI Training Platform to Fuel Workforce Transformation (Gigabit)

IBM has launched a new business unit which aims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to help human resources close the widening skills gap. Named IBM Talent & Transformation, the bu... More

What 5G Will Do for VR/AR (Raconteur)

People using AR and VR might be accessing information on train times while on the move, holding conference calls with colleagues or playing computer games with friends in different... More

NPD: U.S. Video Game Spending Up 24% to $9.1B in Q3 2018 (VentureBeat)

Consumer spending on video games in the U.S. during Q3 2018 (July to September) reached $9.1 billion in the U.S., according to The NPD Group. That is up 24 percent compared to the ... More

OTT, UHD, HEVC Drive Cloud Video (Rapid TV News)

A new study is predicting the enterprise video solutions market to pass US$49 billion by 2023 with almost a quarter of this value derived from cloud-based solutions.... More

Video Game Viewers ‘More Likely’ to Sign up for SVOD Services (Digital TV Europe)

People who watch video games are more likely are more likely to take up subscription video-on-demand services than the average user, while only a minority of US SVOD customers use ... More

Veritone Expands Deal with Cumulus to Include AI-Based Analytics with aiWARE (MESA)

Veritone has expanded its agreement with Cumulus to license Veritone's aiWARE advertising sales artificial intelligence operating system for use by Cumulus in the top-50 radio mark... More

EY Takes on Tax Technology with Launch of Advanced Lab (Verdict)

EY has announced that is applying technology to tax with the launch of an Advanced Technology Tax Lab. Set to be the first in a global network of tax technology labs, it will apply... More

Good Bot, Bad Bot: Unravelling the Ethics of AI (Avanade Insights)

Right now, we stand on the cusp of another great technological revolution, as a range of intelligent technologies that fall under the banner of AI begin to redefine what’s possib... More

Adobe’s Smart Tags for Video Can Classify Objects, Scenes, Attributes, Actions (Engadget)

User-generated content could be a godsend for marketers. It promises to cut down on the roughly $10 billion spent on content in the U.S. alone, an estimated $1 billion of which is ... More