Entertainment Apps Conference + Entertainment App Awards

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Thursday, November 29, 2012 -- Entertainment Apps Conference + Entertainment App Awards. The Entertainment Apps Conference will bring together top digital distribution and marketing execs from the major studios and networks, CE and set-top box makers, technology and platform providers, developer and content creators for a day-long conference on the emerging world of app-based entertainment content and services.

How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together

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In the world of many online television, movie, and video sites, scores of music streaming services, and other entertainment content, it''s often a difficult task to find what you really want to watch, listen to, or read.

StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids

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As early technology pioneers with over 13 years of entrepreneurial experience behind them, what they really saw was an opportunity for expansion into a new digital product line for kids that encouraged learning on multi-platforms. Back when video was a tiny patch on the screen.

TVSync’s Open API Uses Video and Audio Recognition Across All Four Screens

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The platform allows users to sync content and commands across all four screens — the smartphone, tablet/pad, computer and TV. And…they have opened up their API for all of you clever developers to create the amazing interactive second screen apps of the future.

Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All

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The theme for Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood is startups and Hollywood, featuring leaders from movie studios, music labels, agencies, and startups in entertainment – how Hollywood studios are investing and working with startups, and how Silicon Beach startups are making entertainment businesses.

StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids

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As early technology pioneers with over 13 years of entrepreneurial experience behind them, what they really saw was an opportunity for expansion into a new digital product line for kids that encouraged learning on multi-platforms. Back when video was a tiny patch on the screen.

3M and Roku Launch First-of-Its-Kind Streaming Projector | The New Big Screen

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After its January launch of its player, a tiny wireless USB Roku plug in Streaming Stick™, Roku in partnership with 3M today, unveiled a first of its kind Streaming Projector running on the Roku Streaming Stick, changing big screen forever. Bringing Back Big-Screen.

5 Apps To Get The Most Out Of Your Philips Hue Lights 

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To help you get the most out of your Hues, I tested 20 of the most popular, highly rated iOS apps to come up with a top 5 list of must-have apps for using your Hue light bulbs (iOS is the dominant platform for Hue control, and all these below work on both iPads and iPhones): 1.

Why Hollywood is Joining the Video On-Demand Market

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VOD Streaming Platforms Are Open for Independent Filmmakers. But VOD also provides Indie producers a platform forth which to display their works. For those who are more confident in their Indie film brand, they usually move onto platforms like Hulu that offer income from ad supported platforms (AVOD). Indie movies are promoted by building them up around a virtual distributed version of a screening event through social media.

Congrats To All The Winners and Thanks To Our Speakers at #REACHNeXT!

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Without further adieu, I present to you the winners of the 1st annual REACH NeXT conference: Entertainment: Storygami. The platform works across messengers, starting with the ubiquitous messenger that exists in 3.2Bn devices: SMS. We did it folks!

Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator

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“This year, more than ever, we are working with companies with the potential to help define the future of media and entertainment together with Disney.” Brit + Co is a digital media company that inspires, educates and entertains real women with a creative spirit.

Hands on With TriCaster Mini

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A generation of content creators raised on YouTube is transitioning to the more social live video experience, exponentially growing the entire streaming industry and building billion dollar streaming platforms. NewTek’s First HDMI Product Gets A Lot Right.

Emotional Intelligence Technology To Light Up Santa Monica at 2015 Twilight Concert Series At The Pier

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Utilizing technological innovations spun out of the renowned MIT Media Labs and visual artistry by GMUNK , TrueCar is melding the company’s data analysis and visualization abilities with new, entertainment technology. Truly a sight to see, TrueCar brings L.E.D.

The Breakthrough Presentation that Stole the Upfront Summit

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He’s here on stage with Snoop Dogg and they had just dialed in Shaq to record a live video for his platform. In creating Convoz, I have watched Cham literally dissect every screen interaction, UX navigation, social integration, etc.

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The Future of Shopping | Vidzey Interactive Videos

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” while watching the screen and registering nothing. Enter Vidzey , the in-video shopping platform that seamlessly combines media, entertainment and e-commerce. We discuss advertising, Vidzey’s story, technology, business, interns, and entertainment.

REACH Connected Future: Gaming Recap

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They involve themselves in building games that require physical interaction – to keep peoples’ eyes on each other, not a screen. The pressing question on everyone’s mind: How close are we to whole, immersive environments, or a unified platform for gaming?

myLINGO | Connecting Non-English Speakers with the Movies

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OP: myLINGO is a smartphone app where you can select and download an audio track of a movie in your preferred language and go to the theatre and have that audio track synchronize to the movie playing on the screen. Entertainment.

Filmzu: Find, Connect and Create New Content | Co-Founders Interview Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston

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Ever since sound was first introduced into movies, the entertainment business has never really faced a huge change. However, the online presence has shifted the entertainment landscape drastically and is threatening to change the business for better or for worse.

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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We dropped in recently, and found a screening session for the Tech Coast Angels; a number of former StartEngine, MuckerLab, and LaunchpadLA startups in residence; not more than a few startup founders wandering the halls; and a long list of upcoming technology networking events on the calendar.

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Family Fun, Sports Fans and Fight For the Best Console | E3 Recap

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Console Dev & Design Entertainment Events Gadgets Gaming Microsoft Playstation Sony Xbox Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Disney Infinity E3 E3 2013 E3 Expo 2013 EA Sports Ignite Engine Play Station 4 PS4 Splinter Cell Wind Waker World of Tanks Xbox One Photo Credit: Digital LA.

Streaming Live from NMX & NAB All Week!

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NAB Show is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With more than 98,000 attendees from 150 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment.

A Seriously Great Story and Why We Funded Them

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Andrew & Petri posited that a modern media company would build lovable characters that span video games, online digital media, lovable plush physical toys and then ultimately find its way to the big screen.

Here Is What You Missed At VidCon 2013

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Entertainment." To this end, he and his brother Hank recently launched Subbable , a platform by which content creators can directly marshal their fan''s financial support. Filling The Screen. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

Please Help Me Congratulate Jordan Hudson as @UpfrontVC’s Newest Investment Principal

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Deal screening. Jordan joined us a couple of years ago from Fox Filmed Entertainment where he worked in corporate strategy and he previously had worked for GCA Savvian in investment banking. And we’ve begun relaunching our “platform services” for entrepreneurs.

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What Mattered in 2012: Aber Whitcomb, io/LA

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We've also invented and patented a new technology called "MasterKey" that allows people to play our games natively on all relevant social and mobile platforms. We chose Hollywood because we wanted to put top talent from the Entertainment and Technology industries under one roof.

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How to Solve the Biggest Frustration Marketers Have With Social

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But if you want to be able to repeat your success on your next campaign you need to know more about how you drove those clicks: Which social platform were they published on? Here’s a screen shot of my home page on awe.sm.

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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Dana Settle & I are hosting a dinner tonight (10/20/10) with some of the biggest companies in entertainment to talk about the future of television, film & digital media. The MSO’s are today’s distribution platforms and they still have a lot of muscle in the ensuing years.

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Row 44 Offers VOD, Without Broadband

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Row 44 said its new entertainment service allows passengers to stream movies and television on-demand, via their Wi-Fi devices. Row 44 did say that airlines can later upgrade their platform to include broadband connectivity, if they want. Row 44 said its service is ideal for airlines who do not want to incur the cost, weight, and installation time of in-flight entertainment hardware and screens.

The Most Interesting Online Video Trend

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I called this trend “ Torso TV ” because the “head” of consumption (largest number of views) was dominated by platforms that had massive distribution (think TV stations, radio or retail outlets that sell CDs and DVDs. It’s entertainment.

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How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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The beauty of platform is fans are signing into Facebook when fans engage with films on our site, and those film makers are collecting valuable data and page profiles on their audience. We're not necessarily the platform to help up-and-comers or amateurs to be successful.

This Week in VC with Dana Settle of Greycroft Partners

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Booyah – Develops a location based service platform that pairs the virtual world with mobile gaming. Interesting that Booyah is led by a former game producer, Keith Lee, who formerly launched very large products for Blizzard Entertainment.

Data is the Next Major Layer of the Cloud & A Major Victory for Startups

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They realized that as entreprises were increasingly using many different Cloud-based applications they didn’t have good cross-platform tools for deployment, monitoring and decommissioning. It’s the input screens where we enter data or search requests. Cloud Data Platform.

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Interview with Patrick Kennedy, Sidebar

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When I joined the company, I found an amazing technology platform and analytics capability. He's gone through this a couple of times now, so we have a robust platform which can predict the content users will like, and do so in an elegant and efficient manner.

Twiistup 6 Highlights

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I believe that Twiistup is now a platform from which to grow and highlight what is uniquely LA. Jason’s cutting wit and insightful commentary made for entertaining listening on topics ranging from the Microsoft / Yahoo! ExpenseBay Wins Showoff. Twiistup 6 has come to an end.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Charlie Capen is co-founder of HowToBeADad.com , an entertainment site and dad blog for “parents, soon-to-be parents and people who have no desire to procreate, whatsoever.” a perks platform for small and medium sized businesses. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly.