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White Spark Pictures launches Surround Sync

White Spark Pictures, the Australian-based VR and TV production company, has announced the launch of a new standalone technology business, Surround Sync. Led by COO and managing director Benn Ellard, the new company will be responsible for the delivery of White Spark Pictures’ game-changing, patent-pending Surround Sync technology to cinemas and other venues around the […]

November 1, 2023

IBC 2023 announces Marco Tempest as Keynote Speaker

IBC has unveiled creative technologist, illusionist and mixed reality innovator Marco Tempest as Keynote Speaker at the IBC2023 Conference. His free-to-attend session, ‘Virtual Production & the Metaverse: A future where everyone is invited to play’, is open to all show attendees. Tempest is a leading industry trailblazer and thought leader driving advances in future technologies, […]

August 17, 2023

Global Chess League partners with Amazon Music

The Global Chess League has announced Amazon Music as the official audio streaming partner of the ongoing league, which is being held in Dubai. The league has seen many intriguing competitions between the best from the world of chess so far in a franchise-based league format. The partnership between Amazon Music and the Global Chess […]

June 30, 2023

Forecast: 5G half of mobile subs by 2027

5G mobile subscriptions stood at 1.7 billion at the end of 2022, accounting for 18 per cent of total mobile subscriptions worldwide, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. The figure is forecast to rise to 5.5 billion, occupying a share of 48 per cent of total mobile subscriptions by 2027. GlobalData’s 5G – Thematic […]

May 3, 2023

IBC reveals Accelerator Media Innovation projects for 2023

IBC2023 has announced the selection of the latest series of eight new projects for the acclaimed IBC Accelerator Media Innovation Programme, supported by world-leading and new industry players from across the media, entertainment and technology world. The programme, which provides a framework for agile, fast-track and collaborative innovation in the media sector, takes on ‘bitesize’ […]

April 4, 2023

Study: 5G brings enhanced connectivity to XR

Extended Reality (XR), an umbrella term for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), will be the next-generation computing platform which aims to create virtual experiences indistinguishable from reality, according to a study, Extended Reality and 3GPP Evolution, from trade body 5G Americas. “XR will greatly influence the way people play, work, […]

November 18, 2022