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Accedo launches Xtend Sports metaverse solution

Global video solutions provider, Accedo, has launched a new metaverse solution, Xtend Sports, to enable sports bodies such as rights holders and broadcasters to create powerful immersive metaverse sports experiences using existing web-based applications.  Accedo Xtend Sports enables sports organisations to easily create new metaverse experiences by simply embedding existing web-based applications into a metaverse environment. As a modular […]

November 16, 2022

Survey: 64% interested in World Cup Metaverse

Research from Bankless Times has shown that World Cup viewers are aware of the possibility of integrating AR/VR technologies, as well as the metaverse, with the tournament itself. These technologies are closing the gap between watching the World Cup on TV, and actually being in the stands. When asked about a new experience they would […]

November 10, 2022

India: 30% prefer to watch new movies on OTT services

Axis My India, a consumer data intelligence company, has released its latest findings of the India Consumer Sentiment Index (CSI), a monthly analysis of consumer perception on a wide range of issues. The October report highlights that a significant 30 per cent plan to watch new movies on an OTT platform, 24 per cent plan […]

November 2, 2022

The Voice enters the metaverse

ITV Studios has granted exclusive metaverse rights for its The Voice talent show to the Virtual Brand Group (VBG) – a metaverse pioneer known for building immersive experiences and communities. VBG will will collaborate with ITV to develop, build and operate The Voice in the metaverse for the first time. Fans from across the world […]

October 31, 2022

FDC expands data partnership with Genius

Genius Sports, the official data, technology and broadcast partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, has expanded its Official Tracking Data partnership with Football DataCo (FDC), the data rights holder of UK football, to capture sub-second and skeletal tracking data across the Premier League. Genius Sports will continue as the Official Tracking […]

October 27, 2022

WBD Sports, Infinite Reality metaverse partnership

Warner Bros Discovery Sports and Infinite Reality have partnered to offer a new way for audiences to engage with their favourite sports. With this multi-year agreement, Infinite Reality, a specialist in metaverse engagements, is now Discovery Sports Events’ exclusive metaverse partner. The organisations will collaborate and launch new avenues for sports communities, athletes and brands […]

October 26, 2022

Prediction: Biometric logins to halt password sharing

CCS Insight has produced its latest set of 100 predictions that share its expectations for the technology landscape in 2023 and beyond. This year the research team has focused on potential changes ahead for the digital world, for the digital society, and for the digital self. Focus areas include sustainability, personal futures, advances in infrastructure, […]

October 18, 2022

Study: 5G paving the path to the metaverse

As 5G uptake in many parts of the world bridges the milestone from early adopters to mass adoption, major new Ericsson research – the industry’s largest global study of its kind to date – underlines consumers’ growing commitment to 5G and their expectations on next-generation uses cases. The Ericsson ConsumerLab report, 5G: The Next Wave, […]

October 13, 2022

SPI International launches metaverse space

Media company SPI International, now a part of the Canal+ Group, has announced the launch of its first space in the metaverse, Casa FilmBox. The virtual space within Spatial’s metaverse features an auditorium, meeting rooms, galleries and exhibition halls to showcase SPI’s portfolio of content, products and marketing campaigns. Casa FilmBox also features a performance […]

October 12, 2022

Forecast: Metaverse device installed base at 100m in 2024

As investment in the metaverse grows, ownership of dedicated metaverse devices (VR and AR headsets) is set to surge. The Strategy Analytics Metaverse, Augmented and Virtual Reality (MAV) report, Metaverse Device Forecast 2014-2027, predicts the installed base to double by 2024, from 50 million today. The report author, Executive Director David MacQueen, commented: “Growing investment in […]

September 28, 2022