RealD Passes 20,000 3D Screens

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Los Angeles-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection technology, reported this morning that it has surpassed 20,000 3D-equipped screens worldwide. RealD said it had approximately 20,200 screens installed as of its quarter ended March 23rd. The firm said it is now the "most widely used" 3D cinema technology provider. READ MORE>>. reald movie projection film theater

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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Coincident has created a platform that will allow storytellers and producers to create robust second screen stories on the fly that incorporate video, images and other web content. Each of these platforms represents a variety of “screens” to view from.

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StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids

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Back when video was a tiny patch on the screen. The website says, “StoryBots are brightly colored, infinitely curious little creatures who live in the world beneath our screens. The post StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids appeared first on TechZulu.

The Pan-Cancer Screen: Still Early for Prime Time

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I would be ecstatic to have a simple tool for my patients that could detect cancers like ovarian and pancreatic that currently have no effective screening approach. Despite the excitement I feel about the potential of ctDNA cancer screening, I can’t help but feel skepticism also.

StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids

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Back when video was a tiny patch on the screen. The website says, “StoryBots are brightly colored, infinitely curious little creatures who live in the world beneath our screens. The post StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids appeared first on TechZulu.

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RealD Hits 15,000 Screens

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The installations included 8,600 domestic screens, and 6,500 international screens. The company explained that its screens installed has grown by 182 percent in the last 12 months. RealD went public in July of last year based on its rapid growth--RealD debuted its technology just about five years ago, initially installing on about 100 screens.

HitFix Heads To The Big Screen With Theater News Deal

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movie theaters, said they are in a strategic relationship to bring entertainment news to theater screens. Los Angeles-based online entertainment site HitFix , which is headed by Jen Sargent, is in a new deal today which will bring the company''s entertainment news to theaters. HitFix and NCM Media Networks, which provides integrated media to consumers in U.S. The content will appear on NCM''s FirstLook pre-show program, those 30-second, short films show ahead of a movie in theaters.

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.

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

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Those who are more involved in traditional entertainment are seeing a major shift online which is why an additional one-day seminar was created to coincide with Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood as a partnership called, Idea to Screen.

Startup Accelerator, Backed by LA Investors, Targets VR, AR

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The Green Screen Institute , a startup accelerator which is looking to create innovation in the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) areas, says that it is getting close to closing applications for its first, startup accelerator program. green screen institute startup accelerator summer angeles investors upfront touchdown lenet tornante robyn ward hamet watt

Flipagram Goes Full Screen

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Los Angeles-based Flipagram , the startup which develops mobile apps which let you put your photos to free, popular music, said today that its apps now feature full screen photo video editing, and up to 60 seconds of free music. The company said the full screen support allow for "bigger, better and more engaging" mobile video stories. flipagram full screen music video slideshow mobile

HireRight Aims At Uber, Airbnb, Others With New Product

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Irvine-based background check services provider HireRight is hoping to smooth the way for peer-to-peer marketplaces with a brand new product, aimed specifically at helping those companies to screen people in their marketplaces. The new service comes at a key time for those sharing startups, who have come under fire for inadequately screening people who are part of their services. economy sharing peer marketplace screening check background airbnb uber hireright

HomeMe Gets $3.2M For Rental Screening App

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Los Angeles-based rental screening app developer HomeMe dislosed this morning that it has raised $3.2M homeme venture capital apartment rental screening renter landlord mobilein a funding round. The funding was led by Menlo Ventures. HomeMe develops a mobile app which lets renters find apartments, and then get pre-approval for those apartments. The company is led by Steelhouse founder Mark Douglas. The company has initially been launching its app in Texas. READ MORE>>.

Netflix Data: From Script to Screen

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -- Netflix Data: From Script to Screen. Ever wonder how Netflix leverages data and analytics to influence the shows and content they create? Hear it straight from Netflix's LA-based content data team themselves. See [link] (more

Fandango Hosts Al Gore For Screening In LA

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Vice President Al Gore at a screening of the film, An Inconvenient Sequel , at LA's Greek Theater this week, the company announced this morning. Fandango said Gore will be joined by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt for a screening and Q&A about the film, which tackles the changes that have taken place since Gore's documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. Fandango said the special screening is open to the public and free to attend, but that tickets are first come first serve.

Organovo to Test Pre-Clinical Drugs on Bio-Printed Kidney Tissue

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The company announced this week that it has developed a similar testing service for screening pre-clinical drug candidates on living human kidney tissue.

OSI Systems Buys American Science and Engineering For $269M

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Hawthorne-based OSI Systems , the developer of X-ray and other screening equipment for the homeland security, defense, aerospace, and healthcare industries, has acquired American Science and Engineering, Inc. , systems merger acquisition american science engineering screening xray homeland security

TCA LA Screening @Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator

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Friday, August 5, 2016 -- TCA LA Screening @ Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator. Contact arash@techcoastangels.com for details.

Tech Coast Angels Central Coast Screening

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -- Tech Coast Angels Central Coast Screening. Email arash@techcoastangels.com.

Fandango Adds 1,000 Screens To Movie Ticketing Service

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Los Angeles-based Fandango said Wednesday that it has added another 1,000 screens available via its mobile and online movie ticketing service, from five different movie theater companies. Fandango said the new screens brings its U.S. coverage to more than 23,000 screens.

A.I. Prizes, Coming to Healthcare, Hit $1M Mark in Cancer Contests

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This story is part of an Xconomy series on artificial intelligence in healthcare. Some of the other stories cover a genomics hackathon , A.I. and radiology , and the impact on doctors and patients.

VentureNet Screening Committee Announced

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The VentureNet 2008 Selection/Screening Committee has been announced. Wow, what a prestigous list of Southern California venture capitalists, angel investors, and conference sponsors! We’re fortunate to have such a talented group that will ensure a very exciting software and IT capital conference this year. Jim Andelman, Rincon Venture Partners John Babcock, Rustic Canyon Partners. Uri Blackman, GIDEON Informatics. Jeff Carmody,

Ligand Sells Screening Technology

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San Diego-based Ligand Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has agreed to sell its combinatorial compound library and screening technology, in a deal worth $1.8M. Ligand said the sale came because the screening technology was no longer required for the firm's research activities. Tags: ligand screening technology venenum biodesign merger acquisition lifescience

The Downside of Immersive Tech: An Increasingly Isolated World

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As an entrepreneur who has been involved in tech and media for over two decades, I have seen my share of disruptions (I so hate that word!) and even participated in a few.

Pixicle Raising $38,000 To Take Photos To The Big Screen Wirelessly & Introduce GPS Photo Printing

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Pixicle, a photo sharing device that makes it easy for users to view photos with their friends and family on the big screen instead of the frustrating smartphone screen passed around the room has raised $10K of its $38K Indiegogo goal to make photo viewing less strenuous.

Magic Ruby Takes On The Second Screen

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The firm said it will offer up its own advertising network aimed at second screen applications, plus tools and application development specifically around the second screen. The service said it is a business unit of Second Screen Solutions, and is backed by Technicolor. magic ruby second screen entertainment advertising network

Clicker.com Debuts Big Screen Site

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Los Angeles-based Clicker.com , the online video programming guide firm run by former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone, debuted a "big screen" version of its site today at the Google I/O conference.

Enabling the 5th Screen

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010 -- Enabling the 5th Screen: Ecosystems, Networks, and Commerce Spring 2010 Executive Roundtable. This spring, youll hear from experts in all of these areas about factors that affect our evolving ecosystem, Beyond the 5th Screen. USC Marshall Institute for Communications Technology Management. Well explore the challenges and opportunities for networks, service providers, and drivers of content and commerce in the digital environment of the future.

Citrix Shows Screen Recording Service

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Santa Barbara-based Citrix Online is showing a new, screen recording service it is calling " GoView " at the DEMO conference this week, saying Monday that it is launching the service to allow business professionals to record, edit, and share their computer screen. The new screen recording service allows users to record what is happening on a user's PC, with audio, and edit and share those recordings from the Citrix web site.

RealD, Regal Entertainment In Expanded 3D Rollout

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The two said that they have agreed to add up to 1,500 additional RealD, 3D-enabled screen across Regal Entertainment Group's theatre circuit. The deal doubles the number of screens under contract with Regal Entertainment, from an earlier May 2008 contract. Regal had earlier planned to install 1,500 RealD 3D enabled screens in its chain; the new agreement calls for 3,000 RealD screens. reald regal entertainment movie theater theatre screen content hollywood equipment

New Study: DNA Tests For Healthy People Have “Uncertain Value”

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Genome sequencing is becoming more common for people diagnosed with cancer. Should it become part of a healthy person’s checkup, too? A new study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine questions the practicality of making DNA tests standard for people who don’t have a cancer diagnosis or aren’t trying to identify a mysterious disease.

TCA Gets First Close On Angel Fund

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tech coast angels angel investment fund venture capital screeningThe Tech Coast Angels announced this morning that it has had a first close on its Angel Capital Entrepreneurial (ACE) Fund 1, the firm's new early-stage investment fund. The fund--which has been in the works since last year--is aimed at making it easier for the TCA to move quickly to invest in companies.

TeleSign Partners For Improved Security

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The company has quietly emerged to power the phone-based screening for a very large number of top tier Internet services. telesign iovation fraud device screening ecommerceLos Angeles-based TeleSign , the developer of two-factor, phone authentication services which are used by Internet retailers and web sites to protect against online fraud, has linked with a provider of device identification and fraud prevention serviecs.

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