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Within a year, Netflix will be watched more than all the major TV networks

June 29th, 2015 at 8:04 pm » Comments Off

Analysts predict, with Netflix’s popularity soaring around the world, it will have a larger audience than all the major broadcast networks within a year.  

LG unveils press-on ‘wallpaper’ TV less than 1mm thick

May 25th, 2015 at 1:11 pm » Comments Off

The screen-making subsidiary of LG, LG Display, unveiled, at a press event in Korea, an impossibly thin “wallpaper” proof-of-concept television.  

Pay-TV business declined for the first time during Q1

May 15th, 2015 at 2:02 pm » Comments Off

During Q1 of 2015 U.S. pay-TV business, for the first time ever, dropped a net number of subscribers in the first three months of a year.  

Time Inc. wants to produce 10,000 videos this year

May 8th, 2015 at 4:44 pm » Comments Off

Using a mix of new entertainment, news and lifestyle-themed shows drawing from its varied portfolio of titles, Time Inc. is planning to produce 10,000 videos this year.  

$91.5 billion will be spent globally on video games this year

April 27th, 2015 at 7:37 pm » Comments Off

A huge amount of money will be spent on video games in 2015.  According to an upcoming report from research firm Newzoo, the global gaming market will reach $91.5 billion this year. NOTE: Those wishing to enter the game development profession can get their start at DaVinci Coders, an 11 week program to learn game dev with C# […]

Apple wants to change TV

February 12th, 2015 at 1:55 pm » Comments Off

According to Re/code’s Peter Kafka, Apple is talking to TV programmers about offering their content directly over the web through Apple TV.

Live TV ratings down over 12 percent in January

February 12th, 2015 at 12:54 pm » Comments Off

Netflix and other streaming services are continuing to have an impact on traditional TV viewing.  According to a note from Nomura Research, which is based on recent numbers from Nielsen, total live TV ratings were down 12.7 percent year over year across the networks of major media companies

How VR will revolutionize entertainment

January 15th, 2015 at 3:02 pm » Comments Off

Why VR tech serves as an ideal alternative to TV and how monetization opportunities abound The growth of virtual reality is guaranteed to have a transformational influence on the live entertainment industry. Offering a distinctive experience far beyond attending a concert, show or sports game, virtual reality technology provides a standout option to live entertainment […]

How Virtual Reality can Help with Curing Alzheimers Disease

January 14th, 2015 at 12:22 pm » Comments Off

90 year old grandmother tries Oculus Rift  Nearly 50 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. It is a devastating disease that leaves individuals as shells of their former selves. For the millions of family members of those affected by the disease, one of the hardest things in dealing with the disease is empathizing with the […]

Nielsen Report: Streaming Increases while TV Ratings Falter

January 3rd, 2015 at 3:20 pm » Comments Off

The latest report from Nielsen shows the growing change in how consumers are watching their favorite shows. Last quarter, the number of people watching traditional television dipped by 4-percent, but those watching shows through online streaming services skyrocketed by 60-percent. This is in comparison to the same quarter (Q3) last year, and it is anticipated […]