Vol 23 - Issue 33


AptoVision Could be “Breakthrough Company of the Year”

by Isaac Oburu

AptoVision, which develops technology for video over ip, has announced that it has been named a finalist by the AV Awards for “Breakthrough Company of the Year” category. The category is for professional AV …

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Exertis Could Add Alcatel to its Portfolio

by Isaac Oburu

Exertis’ mobility division has been holding talks with Alcatel to distribute their handsets. The talks that started two months ago have reached an advanced stage. Since 2008, Exertis has been distributing handsets for Acer, …

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Dolby Vision & Atmos Streaming Universal Movies on Vudu

by Isaac Oburu

First Universal movies are now available for streaming in Dolby vision and Atmos on Vudu! The movies are: ‘Oblivion’, ‘Lucy’, ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ and ‘Lone Survivor’.

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Top U.S. pay TV Operators Lose 665,000 Subscribers

by Isaac Oburu

A report by Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) has found that pay-TV providers with the largest market share in the U.S. in terms of subscribers, lost about 665,000 net video subscribers in Q2″16. Q2 …

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WowTech VR Box 3 – A low cost alternative to Samsung Gear VR

by Norbert Hildebrand

The just announced WowTech VR Box 3 is a smartphone-based virtual reality headset comparable to the Samsung Gear VR. It allows the use of most 4” to 6” smartphones including the Apple iPhone 6 …

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Hexagon Solution Deploys 66 Christie Boxer 4K30 Projectors

by Isaac Oburu

Christie and Hexagon Solutions partnered to deploy 66 Christie Boxer 4K30 Projectors achieving a real-time tracking 3D projection mapping performances during the 51st Singapore National day celebrations, and the event was seen by about …

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U.S. Cable Industry to Grow in the Next Ten Years

by Isaac Oburu

Click to enlarge SNL Kagan has released a report indicating that the U.S. cable industry is in for a bright next-ten years in terms of revenue. The report focuses on year 2016 up to …

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A Flexible Display that can be Cut to Shape with Scissors

by Arthur Berman

A team of researchers headed by Masayoshi Higuchi of the Electronic Functional Macromolecules Group at the Research Center for Functional Materials within the National Institute for Materials Science (Tsukuba, Japan) are developing a flexible …

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Unity Aims to Invest in Education

by Len Scrogan

The ISTE 2016 educational conference held in late June, with over 16,000 hailing from 76 countries in attendance, is the largest ed-tech conference held in the U.S. One of the pleasant surprises in the …

Tags:3D software| Education| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 33