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Ooyala: OTT consumer frustration to drive change

Ooyala: OTT consumer frustration to drive change

Video streaming and monetisation specialist Ooyala has released its State of the Broadcast Industry 2018 report which maps out the challenges for content creators and distributors as they strive to…

Pokémon Go for China

Pokémon Go for China

Pokémon Go maker Niantic has confirmed plans to launch its hit mobile AR game in China later this year. The firm has revealed it will bring the game to the…

Facebook, Universal music licensing deal

Facebook, Universal music licensing deal

Facebook and Universal Music Group (UMG) have agreed what they describe as an “unprecedented” global, multi-year deal under which UMG becomes the first major music company to license its recorded…

2018 predictions from Akamai MD

2018 predictions from Akamai MD

Following a year of streaming landmarks, such as NASA’s livestream of the solar eclipse, and Brexit and GDPR concerns, Mark Weeks, MD EMEA of Akamai has pulled together his biggest…

VR Industry Forum to publish industry guidelines at CES

VR Industry Forum to publish industry guidelines at CES

The Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) has announced the general availability of its first set of VR Industry Guidelines, which includes topics relevant for VR content production, distribution, security and…

PS VR install base reaches 2m units worldwide

PS VR install base reaches 2m units worldwide

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has announced new sales milestones for PlayStation 4 consoles and PlayStation VR systems. PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 70.6 million units to consumers worldwide as…

360° highlights, instant replays on BT Sport App

360° highlights, instant replays on BT Sport App

BT is making 360° highlights and instant replays from a range of major sporting events available on its BT Sport App including the UEFA Champions League, Premier League football, the…

ETSI launches new spec group on AR

ETSI has launched a new Industry Specification Group called Augmented Reality Framework (ISG ARF). This new group aims to synchronise efforts and identify key use cases and scenarios for developing…

Intel, Warner Bros develop AV Entertainment Experience

Intel, Warner Bros develop AV Entertainment Experience

Technology firm Intel is to collaborate with entertainment company Warner Bros to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous vehicle (AV) settings. Called the AV Entertainment Experience, the pair are creating…

Lego launches AR app

Lego launches AR app

The Lego Creative Play Lab is launching a new – and free – augmented reality (AR) app, entitled Lego AR-Studio. The app allows users to explore and control virtually enhanced animated…