Camera and Accessories, Computers, Production Hardware, Software, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

How NewTek NDI IP Was Used to Cover eSports Minecraft Tournament

The evolution of video games and the growing interest in video game leagues has added another avenue where NewTek‘s NDI IP technology can make a presence.  At last year’s Insomnia 60, Digital Tree Media needed to support an interactive gaming center for those attending to play while also being broadcast and streamed live.  Using NewTek’s Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, August 2, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Software, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

How to Stream 4K 360° Content to Facebook Live with Wowza

By Chris Michaels Have you experienced live 360-degree videos?  If you have it’s probably from a concert or a sporting event you couldn’t get to in person.  Now Facebook is getting in on the act with announcing their Live 360 Ready Program.  With the help from Wowza Streaming Cloud services, now you can stream live Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 28, 2017
VR CON @ COMIC-CON

Industry News and Press Releases, VR Virtual Reality

VR CON Expands this Year to Become Futurism & Tech @ COMIC-CON

Were you at Comic-Con 2017 this last weekend? VR – virtual reality and AR – augmented reality are “a gathering storm” in the industry according to VR CON co-founder/producer, Scott Bobrow. If you are a content innovator, check this out: (San Diego, CA–July 17, 2017) VR CON @ COMIC-CON, the hub for Virtual Reality experiences Read More

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By Britt, July 24, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

Is the RED HYDROGEN ONE Princess Leia’s next smartphone?

Since the classic scene with Princess Leia’s holographic image being projected through R2-D2’s chest in Star Wars, the world and much of it’s youth at the time pined for the day where holographic imaging would be in our households.  In recent years technology has been teasing the world with such technology and it seems we are Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 17, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

First YI HALO Footage Samples from #shanghai #YI HALO

Yi Technology keeps the innovations coming with their YI HALO 3D-360 camera.  Looking to stay ahead of trends, Yi Technology built this camera to set the bar for 3D-360 capture and soon it will be available to consumers.  Here’s a look at sample footage of the YI HALO 3D-360 camera. Click here to watch the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 13, 2017

Software, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

The Virtual World And IoT Collide in Mixed Reality

Technology is moving faster and faster impacting more and more in everyone’s daily life.  These advancements can affect how entertainment is created and distributed as well as in business settings.  With the advancements of virtual reality and augmented reality in video games and media, little is being discussed on how this could affect the business Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 11, 2017
RED camera 3D VR

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, VR Virtual Reality

RED Looking to Revolutionize 3D VR

Innovators of the RED digital camera have dreamed up a way to make 3D and virtual reality content more accessible. Find out about the new Hydrogen One android smartphone that promises to deliver holographic content from RED’s own channels of content and from RED users… RED released an augmented reality/virtual reality smartphone on Thursday July Read More

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By Britt, July 10, 2017

Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks, VR Virtual Reality

Google Launches 180-Degree VR Format

By Adi Robertson It seems, for at least the time being, that technology can move forward by taking a step back.  Who knew that something like this was possible?  Well, it’s not that crazy of an idea, just an alteration of a basic principle.  By now everyone has been introduced to 360 VR videos and Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, July 6, 2017
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VR Virtual Reality

Coming to your living room: 360 VR Video

Jose Antunes writes this unique article on the upcomming world of 360 video. The next step is taking the experience to the living room, and, apparently, Google is not the only company interested. According to a note published by TechCrunch website May this year, Twitter, which had launched its service on Apple TV and other Read More

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By Courtney Wach, June 30, 2017
Wowza

Streaming, VR Virtual Reality

Wowza report: VR and 360° Streaming Trends 2017

Wowza continues to be a core technology for powering live 360° event and VR workflows, from the White House to the Oscars; Lollapalooza and corporate events; and more than we even know. Over the past several years, Wowza has seen growing interest in virtual reality (VR) and 360° viewing experiences. In the ever-evolving landscape that Read More

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By Courtney Wach, June 29, 2017