The Last Jedi to be Disney’s First Dolby Vision UHD Blu-ray

by Andrew Fenn

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be Disney’s first Dolby Vision Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc release when it comes out on March 27th, Disney has confirmed. The disc release will also feature Dolby Atmos …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray| Disney| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 07

Disney Pixar Releases Free Coco VR Experience

by Andrew Fenn

Disney Pixar has released a free VR experience themed around its new film, Coco. In Coco VR, users can create and customise a skeletal avatar, in keeping with the film’s central theme; Dia De …

Tags:AR/VR| Disney| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 44

Disney Streaming Service Will be “Substantially Cheaper” than Netflix

by Andrew Fenn

Disney has announced that its subscription streaming service will launch in 2019, at a price “substantially cheaper” than Netflix. The DisneyLife app, which features over 400 Disney movies, as well as thousands of episodes …

Tags:Disney| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 43

Disney Launching Own Streaming Services, Ends Agreement With Netflix

by Andrew Fenn

The Walt Disney Company has announced its plans to move into the world of subscription streaming. First of all, the company plans to spend $1.58 billion acquiring a majority stake in BAMTech and launch …

Tags:Disney| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 29

Disney Magic Bench Offers a New Kind of AR Experience

by Andrew Fenn

A new mixed reality experience from Disney called Magic Bench is creating waves in the industry this week. Developed by Disney’s Pittsburgh R&D team, Magic Bench offers augmented reality without the need for any …

Tags:AR/VR| Disney| Mixed Reality| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Disney Helps Enable Virtual Baseball

by Arthur Berman

One reality of virtual reality is that wearing a HMD renders the user practically blind to the surrounding real world. A second reality is that it is very difficult to convey to the wearer …

Tags:Disney| Sports and Stadiums| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 13

Disney Distances Itself from Earlier Streaming

by Alan Spencer

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Disney has no plans to allow streaming of its new releases like other studios that offer a premium VOD streaming service for a price. Disney is quite content bringing …

Tags:Cinema| Disney| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Disney Stays Away from VR for Now

by Norbert Hildebrand

During an USC (University of Southern California) Marshall and Annenberg event in Santa Monica, CA, Bob Iger, CEO of Disney said that the firm will not be looking at installing any VR rides at …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Disney| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Disney Launches SVoD in France

by Yvette Raikes

Disney France has launched an SVoD service on Canalsat’s pay-TV platform. In addition, a Spanish-language SVoD service is planned for the end of February, aimed at teaching Spanish to French children. The company will …

Tags:Disney| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 02

TV Streaming Box is Not Disney Licensed

by Yvette Raikes

The rumour from CES that Snakebyte’s new STB would be pre-loaded with Disney content has been denied by both parties. Apparently there have been some exploratory discussions between the two companies about licensing Disney-owned …

Tags:Disney| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Disney Takes Stake in Streaming Company

by Tom Allen

The Walt Disney company has taken a 33% stake in BAMTech, a video streaming company formed by Major League Baseball. The acquisition cost $2 billion, which will be paid in two installments: one now …

Tags:Disney| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Streaming Video| Vol 23 - Issue 31

Nokia’s Ozo to be Used for Disney VR

by Isaac Oburu

Disney has announced it will Nokia’s Ozo camera to create virtual reality content. Disney plans to use the Ozo 360º camera to create immersive videos, which will debut alongside its movie feature releases.

Tags:Back Panel| Cameras| Disney| Mobile Display Monitor| Nokia| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 16