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Tech firms race to spot video violence

Reuters.com reports that companies from Singapore to Finland are racing to improve artificial intelligence so software can automatically spot and block videos of grisly murders and mayhem before they go viral on social media. None, so far, claim to have cracked the problem completely. A Thai man who broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in […]  More

What cord-cutting TV antenna users need to know about the FCC’s spectrum auction

Techhive.com reports that if you depend on free over-the-air broadcasts from a TV antenna, you might have heard rumblings about a spectrum auction by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that will bring big changes to your local broadcast TV stations. Unfortunately, it can be hard to tell from the media coverage what the auction actually […]  More

“48 HOURS: NCIS” Incorporates Oblong Technology to Visually Enhance New Six-Part CBS Television Series

The following Press Release was issued by Oblong Industries on April 20, 2017: LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 20, 2017) – The award-winning team at “48 HOURS” has teamed with Oblong Industries, Inc., the pioneer of the spatial operating environment and creator of the Mezzanine™ visual collaboration platform for the new era of collaborative work, to […]  More

NAB 2017: Telos Alliance to Discuss AES67, AoIP at NAB

Telos will be leading four AES67- and AoIP-centric sessions at NAB as it looks to help attendees understand two hot phrases at the NAB show. “No matter where you look on the NAB show floor, you’ll doubtless see the buzzwords AES67 and AoIP on the sides of booths and signage,” addsMarty Sacks, VP of Sales, Support […]  More

NAB 2017: MNA on board for IP Showcase

Audiomediainternational.com reports that the Media Networking Alliance (MNA), a non-profit trade association established to promote the adoption of the AES67 standard has announced it its set to collaborate with seven other broadcast and pro-audio industry organisations for the upcoming IP Showcase at NAB 2017. Together with the Audio Engineering Society (AES), the Alliance for IP […]  More

On-Demand Slow Motion Video Company Teams Up with Fox Sports

Tech.co reports that it’s no secret that video is on the rise, particularly in the marketing world. According to research, 96 percent of B2B marketers use video in some capacity and 73 percent see a substantial return on investment. This kind of popularity cannot be ignored when it comes to developing new products. And if […]  More

NFL To Expand Intel freeD 360-degree-replay Technology to More Stadiums in 2017

The NFL will expand deployments of Intel freeD 360-degree-replay technology at more stadiums for this upcoming season, adding to existing deployments in stadiums in Baltimore, Houston and San Francisco. The league did reveal the specific stadiums where the Intel systems would be added. Intel freeD technology creates 360-degree replays that allow fans to see key plays from every […]  More

Roginska and Gallo Co-Chairing AES 143rd International Convention Committee for October New York City Event

The AES issued the following Press Release on April 5: New York, NY, April 5, 2017 — In preparation for the largest professional audio education, networking and gear exhibition of the year, the Audio Engineering Society has announced that event co-chairs Agnieszka Roginska and Paul Gallo will be heading up the 143rd International AES Convention, […]  More

Pearl TV Business Alliance Collaborates with FOX, NBC, and Univision to Test Verance Broadcast Watermarking for Next-Generation Television

The following Press Release was issued by Pearl TV and Verance on April 4, 2017: An on-air test is now underway of new digital broadcasting technology that will help broadcasters tailor content to viewers and better measure audience activity. The test is a collaboration between the Pearl TV business alliance, FOX, NBC Connecticut/WVIT, Univision and software […]  More

CinemaCon in Las Vegas highlights future of movie, theater technology [videos]

The Las Vegas Review Journal at reviewjournal.com reports that CinemaCon isn’t just about all the red carpets, you know. Away from the glitz, glamor and flashing lights are multiple trade show floors debuting the hottest products in movie technology, theater seating and concessions. Here are some of the highlights from the CinemaCon trade show floor: VR, VR, […]  More