Advanced Television


Relativity Space raises extra $650m

Relativity Space, based in Long Beach, Los Angeles, and very much focused on tapping into the latest production techniques, has raised a further $650 million in funding. This means it has now raised some $2.3 billion in the past 5 years. The cash will help support development of ‘Terran R’ which the company describes as […]

June 9, 2021By Chris Forrester

IBM revolutionises the Weathercast

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, is revolutionising the weathercast for TV broadcasters around the world. The Max solution suite allows weather, traffic and news presenters to create and publish content across platforms and also use augmented reality (AR) to immerse their audience on-screen and expand their revenue opportunities. Weathercasting remains a key differentiator for […]

April 14, 2021

RealD wins Euro 3D patent battle

3D specialists RealD says that its ownership of key European patents on 3D cinema systems have been conclusively upheld as both valid and infringed by Volfoni. Judgments regarding patent infringement are now final, and so are judgments upholding the validity of the asserted patents. Thus, Volfoni has reached the end of the road in the […]

March 17, 2021By Chris Forrester

Verizon, Unity mobile edge computing partnership

US multiplay telco Verizon and real-time 3D (RT3D) content creation and operation platform Unity are partnering to enable new digital experiences ranging from entertainment applications to enterprise toolkits using 5G, mobile edge compute (MEC) and real-time 3D technology. By bringing together 5G Edge MEC services and the performance of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network with […]

January 20, 2021

disguise creates complete solution for hosting real-time content from render engines

disguise’s latest software release, 17.4 combined with its new RenderStream software, rx and vx hardware bundle creates the complete solution for hosting real-time content from render engines, Unreal Engine and Notch. A proven leader in xR workflows for experience creation, disguise designed the vx, rx and RenderStream bundle as a complete toolset for delivering real-time […]

October 1, 2020

RealD & Harkness partner for cinema screens

3D-specialists RealD and screen-makers Harkness are extending availability of their Precision White Technology (PWT) screens. These revolutionary screens, which are produced in an exclusive partnership between the two companies, have a scientifically engineered surface technology that delivers incredible looking content in both 2D and 3D formats. This creates a smooth texture, precise image all from […]

June 2, 2020By Chris Forrester

Is VR 3D all over again?

It’s the question that pops up among the never ending stream of news releases, press briefings, blogs and articles about the latest consumer technology. Is this new tech the next big thing or the next colossal bust? Inevitably, comparisons to the spectacular rise and fall of 3D TV are made, but are they valid? Have […]

September 8, 2016By Mark Ringwald