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disguise revamps Learn Platform

disguise, the technology platform enabling live experiences and virtual productions, has re-engineered its learning program to a new offering named disguise Learn. disguise Learn’s new in-classroom and online courses provide an improved experience offering dedicated learning pathways for virtual production, extended reality, broadcast graphics, location-based experiences and live events so users can pick a learning […]

November 29, 2022

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

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

InterDigital, Philips collaboration

InterDigital has announced a collaboration with Royal Philips to jointly develop MPEG Visual Volumetric Video-based Coding (V3C) immersive codecs to the benefit of telepresence and XR-driven experiences. The MPEG V3C standard defines the general mechanism for coding and streaming volumetric content. The first two main codecs associated with MPEG V3C standard are Video-based Point Cloud […]

October 21, 2022

disguise software solution for cloud-native graphics production

disguise launches its first integrated hardware and software solution for cloud-native broadcast graphics production. Developed with Polygon Labs – which was acquired by disguise earlier this year – the solution is made up of the new Porta 2.0 cloud app and px hardware. Together, they enable broadcasters to seamlessly create, control, and collaborate on real-time […]

September 1, 2022

disguise acquires Meptik

disguise, a specialist in extended reality (xR) technology, has acquired Atlanta-based immersive entertainment specialists Meptik, to empower the global deployment of immersive productions, studios and installations delivered by Meptik and powered by disguise. While both companies will continue to operate as separate entities, disguise will be leveraging Meptik’s expertise to expand its global reach, helping creatives […]

July 12, 2022

disguise powers xR concert on TikTok for Camila Cabello’s album launch

Cuban-born American singer, songwriter and actress Camila Cabello’s “Familia: Welcome to the Family” immersive live concert on TikTok, gave social media users a chance to experience her music like never before, drumming publicity and interest in her forthcoming album. Pioneers XR Studios used the disguise extended reality (xR) workflow to bring this groundbreaking performance to […]

June 23, 2022

EBU, ESA partner for ‘edgecasting’ project

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to work together on developing solutions that leverage 5G systems and so-called ‘edgecasting’ which is says will put Europe “at the vanguard of media delivery technology”. European citizens and industry alike will benefit from smarter and more efficient media delivery […]

June 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Hans Zimmer European Tour powered by disguise

When internationally-renowned composer Hans Zimmer was looking to create the visual elements of his world tour, it was clear that the production required a brand new approach. Zimmer called upon award-winning theatrical projection designer Peter Nigrini to create something unique for the tour, and asked events specialists Pixway to help them bring it to life […]

May 30, 2022

disguise xR realises Alan Walker’s Hello World virtual concert

Norwegian DJ Alan Walker’s Hello World virtual concert for electric vehicle manufacturer NIO’s annual product launch day, used extended reality production powered by the disguise vx4 and rxII media servers to create a mixed reality ‘alternative universe’ that amassed millions of online views. Walker teamed up with China and Malaysia-based multimedia content creators Super Bonfire […]

May 17, 2022