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Spheretrax opens doors to artists

Global music gallery SphereTrax is opening its doors to composers and musicians from all over the world to access and submit musical works to its platform. Music artists can now submit their work for review and submission, and successful entrants will be granted access to SphereTrax’ client base across film, television, advertising and gaming producers. […]

December 6, 2022

StarHub unveils TV+ Pro STB

StarHub has announced TV+ Pro, its latest set-top box with an integrated soundbar offering an immersive TV experience delivered in Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision, with audio tuning by Bang & Olufsen. Available from September 20th, new and existing StarHub TV+ customers can watch TV+ content on TV+ Pro at $14.90 monthly with no contract […]

September 19, 2022

German DVB-I Pilot commences

Stakeholders from the media industry, including broadcasters, device manufacturers, software providers and research companies have announced the start of the ‘German DVB-I Pilot’. The project develops a common understanding of the DVB-I functionality and challenges as well as a standardised future scenario to include the complete DVB-I ecosystem. DVB-I enables an easy access to video […]

September 7, 2022

Mendes, Audible announce collection of Dickens original adaptations

Audible, a global player in spoken-word entertainment, has announced an exclusive deal with Sam Mendes which will see the Oscar winning director executive produce audio dramas of three of Dickens’ best-loved titles, brought to life by all-star British casts. The first installment in the collection will be a reimagining of Oliver Twist, released exclusively on Audible […]

August 4, 2022

Telestream releases lastest PRISM waveform monitor software

Telestream, a global player in workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring, and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, has announced the latest software for its PRISM family of hybrid IP/SDI waveform monitors. Version 3.3 adds significant new video format support for post production applications beyond broadcast television, faster switching of […]

July 22, 2022

Netflix rolls out spatial audio

Netflix is rolling out spatial audio to all its subscribers around the world, in partnership with audio tech specialist Sennheiser. Netflix says spatial audio helps to translate the cinematic experience of immersive audio to any stereo, so the work creators do to bring viewers into the story happens no matter what device is being used […]

July 8, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BAFTA names 195 Piccadilly Projection Room after Spielberg

BAFTA has revealed that a state-of-the-art projection room will be named after the celebrated director Steven Spielberg, in honour of his support of the redevelopment of 195 Piccadilly. In a career spanning over four decades, Spielberg has won three BAFTAs for both film and games, received sixteen BAFTA nominations and, in 1986, was presented with […]

May 16, 2022

Dolby revenues up; reduces guidance

Dolby Labs surprised analysts with outperforming consensus expectations. The company posted Q1 revenues of $334.37 million (€317.9m) in the period to March 31st 2022 (up from $319.6 million in the same period last year). Kevin Yeaman, CEO, told analysts that the industry Dolby served was still in uncertain times and consequently was reducing its outlook […]

May 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

50 media companies make DPP sustainability pledge

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has announced that 50 media companies have officially joined its DPP Committed to Sustainability programme. The scheme, enabled by DPP members Atos and Red Bee Media, was first launched at the DPP Technology Leaders’ Briefing in 2019 and was set up to celebrate and promote good practice in […]

March 29, 2022

Eutelsat: “UHD not as successful as we hoped”

Eutelsat’s Cristiano Benzi, SVP Global/Professional Video, speaking during the satellite operator’s Webinar on UHD and its prospects, stated that “UHD was not as successful as Eutelsat had hoped”. Out of some 7,000 channels carried by Eutelsat only 34 are currently in UHD. Benzi said that on Eutelsat’s important Hot Bird satellite position, there were almost […]

March 25, 2022By Chris Forrester