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Pixotope brings live 3D graphics to Chinese virtual talent show 2060

Pixotope partnered with production company Space Warp Engine studio (part of That’s It Media) to scope out possibilities for the first season of an experimental virtual character talent competition 2060. The 10-part series aired on China’s Jiangsu Satellite TV, the third-largest Chinese network.Space Warp Engine Studio wanted to exploit virtual production technology to create something […]

May 5, 2022

twofour54 introduces Virtual Solutions for Productions

twofour54, the Abu Dhabi-based media, entertainment, and gaming hub, is expanding its production facilities through pioneering Virtual Solutions. Launched in partnership with the Canadian media firm Ross Video, the new offering includes Virtual Studios, Virtual Production services, and Extended Reality features. Featuring the latest 3D graphics and augmented reality (AR) technologies, it the first facility […]

April 1, 2022

MELS invests in virtual production

After making a major investment in developing virtual film production capabilities and operating its virtual stage for more than a year, MELS is unveiling new state-of-the-art facilities: a cutting-edge 10,000 square-foot virtual production stage equipped with a motorised movable ceiling. This programmable, robotic feature opensup exciting possibilities for virtual production. “Our new virtual stage will […]

February 18, 2022

Research: Top 5 sectors for 5G investment

Research commissioned by technology solution provider World Wide Technology (WWT)  has uncovered the top 5 sectors for 5G investment. Cloud computing was identified as the top category for investment by 72 per cent of VCs and investors, closely followed by Smart mobility at 70 per cent. 56 per cent meanwhile selected media and entertainment, with […]

February 15, 2022

DPP: “Media industry determined to reset”

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has published its annual predictions report. In its sixth year and enabled by DPP member company Zixi, the DPP 2022 Predictions were drawn up by 31 senior leaders from across the DPP membership. They paint a picture of an industry determined to grow and adapt to rapid change […]

February 7, 2022

Cinedigm channels on Nreal’s AR TV app

Cinedigm, the independent streaming company, has announced a partnership with Nreal, an innovator in augmented reality (AR) technology, to bring three of Cinedigm’s most popular channels to Nreal’s newly introduced AR TV app. The deal will allow fans of streaming services Bloody Disgusting TV, Realmadrid TV and CONtv to enjoy an immersive viewing experience via a […]

January 25, 2022

The Green Planet AR experience opening in London

The natural world is soon to be brought to life with the The Green Planet AR Experience, powered by EE 5G, a unique augmented reality experience. Led by a virtual Sir David Attenborough, transformed into a life-like 3D hologram, through state-of-the-art volumetric capture, guests of all ages cab take an immersive journey exploring the secret […]

January 12, 2022

disguise, Moment Factory launch collab to drive innovative storytelling

disguise, the technology platform enabling visual experiences at the highest level, and a multimedia production company, Moment Factory, have launched a collaboration to combine their expertise in extended reality (xR) experiences and enable new storytelling possibilities in the music, live entertainment and broadcast industries. As the pandemic accelerated the adoption of virtual production across the […]

January 12, 2022

disguise powers xR experience for AT&T’s 5G NBA courtside concert series

xR specialists All of it Now (AOIN) used disguise gx2cs to immerse viewers of the NBA Conference Finals in an extended reality (xR) concert experience custom-designed to reflect the unique style of each of the four performing artists. AT&T, the Official 5G Wireless Network Partner of the NBA and presenting partner of the NBA Conference […]

December 7, 2021

NativeWaves launches NativeWaves EXP

NativeWaves has announced the launch of NativeWaves EXP, a new offering that enhances today’s standard broadcast and streaming experience by giving audiences the chance to explore a wealth of additional content at their leisure in order to dive deeper into the action. Powered by a dedicated low latency streaming platform coupled with a highly customizable […]

December 6, 2021