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.

The Future of Shopping | Vidzey Interactive Videos

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” while watching the screen and registering nothing. And this in a nutshell, is what our lives as media consumers has turned into: a constant stream of impatience and auto-pilot interactions with ads. Working in LA’s talent and entertainment industry and I’m bored?

REVIEW | Un-Realistic TV: “Start-ups: Silicon Valley”

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There is no good angle to her screen time. Entertainment Entrepreneurship Social Media Startups Ben Way David Murray Dwight Crowe Facebook Hermione Way Kim Taylor San Francisco Sarah Austin Shonova silicon valley Zuckerberg

SocialVents Takes The Mystery Out Of The Local Scene

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Second, and more importantly the quality and amount of events that end up in their database, that will ultimately end up splattered across our computer and smartphone screens. Ever wandered around your city with a friend on a random night trying to find something to do?

Solaborate: Professional Connections | Founder Interview Labinot Bytyqi

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Solaborate is a blend of great social network platforms, by taking in all the greatest bits and putting it all into one. Consumers all have access to social networks, but the business-side has never really caught on. Solaborate is a professional social media network.

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The Vita Hill Social Club: A New Way to Game

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Instead, the feel of the event was right at home with the Vita Hill Social Club naming and branding. The social club felt like a new age speakeasy decked out with deep stained wood grain furniture and dark plushy couches, more appropriately placed in an old style cigar lounge.

Why Hollywood is Joining the Video On-Demand Market

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Studios might spend $50 million on saturating the television with trailers, when in reality utilizing social media, much like Indie film producers do, those movie trailers would “whip around the web via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for no cost at all.” Indie movies are promoted by building them up around a virtual distributed version of a screening event through social media. Read more about Movies & Entertainment here on Tech.co.

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. Storygami is a SaaS tool that allows content creators and brands add overlays such as relevant context, social streams and call to action buttons to videos.

Silicon Beach Fest Approaches! #SBF

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Silicon Beach Fest is LA’s original festival celebrating LA tech, entertainment & startups with panels, keynotes, workshops, mixers, and more in Santa Monica. If you have content, APPLY to screen your < 10 min video made in the past year. Its that time of the year again!

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With unrivaled weather, a host of high-profile universities and unlimited array of daytime and nightlife entertainment, Los Angeles seems like a dreamland for young tech professionals and the companies hoping to employ their talents.

The New Twitter | TV, Music and Blogs

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Twitter continues to move into new directions of social media, broadening its offerings. a tweet that the pair would create the first in-Tweet branded syced video to entertainment series. Today, a video partnership with the BBC was announced via (what else?)

110K Tweets Per Minute, The Walking Dead, Nintendo TVii & More | AdAge Social TV Conference Recap

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The West Coast biannual AdAge Social TV conference took place in Beverly Hills earlier this week. Elite media giants, agencies and brands flew in from around the country to discuss the rapidly changing and complex ecosystem evolving between the primitive television and social engagement union.

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.

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TechZulu Recaps: The Annual Startup Forecast

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In a short, densley packed timeline, our panel of industry experts discussed the fine line topics of wearables technology, bitcoin, SaaS, cloud, mobile gaming, and social markets. Peter Csathy – CEO Manatt Digital Media Ventures, accomplished media and digital media entrepreneur.

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 to Solve the Biggest Frustration Marketers Have With Social

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When polled 88% of marketing professionals said they couldn’t accurately measure the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns and the majority said lack of ROI measurement is their single greatest frustration with social media (Forbes).

Here Is What You Missed At VidCon 2013

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Entertainment." Next up was Nick Tran, Taco Bell''s "Social Media Lead." Filling The Screen. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. If you were not walking the halls of the Anaheim Convention last week, you missed a whole lot at the VidCon 2013.

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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. This is where the digital media puck is going. Will we discover stuff through second-screen apps?

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

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One of those is Hollywood-based FilmBreak (www.filmbreak.com), which is applying the world of social networking, media, and the Internet to help film-makers gain access to the analytics and insights they need to better market their films.

Interview with Neville Spiteri, TheBlu

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Neville Spiteri is co-founder of Venice-based WEMO Media (www.wemomedia.com), a new, digital studio whose flagship product is TheBlu (www.theblu.com) an online, interactive experience focused on the world's oceans. Our focus is really what we refer to as globally shared media.

IBM’s Watson Analyzes Kanye West’s VMA Speech for Character Defects

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Your social media feed was probably filled this morning with information about the 13-minute speech Kanye West made during the 2015 VMA broadcast, but only the objective big data behind Watson can really break it down scientifically. And look at that [points to screen].

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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We believe there are awesome entrepreneurs everywhere, not just in the places constantly covered by the media. Team Rubicon unites the unique skills America’s returning veterans offer with the expertise of medical professionals; all while interactively engaging donors through social media.

How I Use Visualization to Drive Creativity

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I started to build this into a media & entertainment value chain that broke down the components of the industry into discrete parts. I used these boxes to imagine what existing film, tv, radio & print media companies did in each of these areas. Creativity.

IBM’s Watson Analyzes Kanye West’s VMA Speech for Character Defects

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Your social media feed was probably filled this morning with information about the 13-minute speech Kanye West made during the 2015 VMA broadcast, but only the objective big data behind Watson can really break it down scientifically. And look at that [points to screen].

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