Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

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CEVA refines its Vision DSP by Peter McGuinness

September 2016 - CEVA announced its new XM-6 vision processor yesterday (27th Sept) and will reveal details at today’s Linley Microprocessor conference in Santa Clara. As one of the companies leading the race to provide power-efficient vision processing specifically aimed at the mobile and embedded markets (as opposed to repurposing power-hungry GPUs for workstation and datacenter usage) CEVA’s... [Read more]

Imagine Comm brings next stage of storage to IBC

September 2016 – At IBC 2016, Imagine Communications introduced their next offering in the area of media storage. Historically, the storage component of a media flow was a physical presence of a SAN, NAS or DAS device. Modern flows now need to work from a Virtual IP base, and this requires a redesign of where storage fits into the flow. Imagine Communications Versio IOX Hybrid Storage The new... [Read more]

Fraunhofer advances VR and Light Field at IBC

September 2016 – Fraunhofer Institute from Germany released several advancements that have come from their commercial R&D activities at the IBC show in Amsterdam. There were three (3) main areas of the announcements at the show – those related to VR, those related to light field and those related to their easyDCP Software Suite. The VR development included advances in their Omnicam system... [Read more]

Nominees for 2017 TEC Awards Announced

September 2016 – The upcoming Winter NAMM show held in Anaheim in January is once again hosting the TEC Awards that are recognizing achievement in technology and use of technology for music creation. The show will be hosted by comedian Sinbad for the third year in a row. The event is being held on Saturday January 21, 2017 at the Hilton Anaheim Pacific Ballroom. Along with the TEC awards, the NAMM... [Read more]

Fathom Highlights Dr Strangelove

September 2016 – Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies, brought back to the big screen the iconic satirical black comedy about nuclear war Dr Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb that was produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The mid 1960’s film is still an impressive and hilarious bit of cinema, and show the mastery of the story telling as the last B&W... [Read more]

Advanced Broadcast Technology Presents Quantum on Media Storage

September 2016 – Roadway.Media is producing a new technology themed television show called Advanced Broadcast Technology. The show is a traditional technology lecture format that highlights themes and innovation in the broadcast and content creation industries. The inaugural episode will be broadcast on Tuesday Sept 20, 2016 on San Francisco Bay Area Comcast Channel 27, AT&T Channel 99 and... [Read more]

Fathom Events Snowden Live

September 2016 – A couple of days before the nationwide theatrical release, Fathom Events had a special showing of the new Oliver Stone film Snowden. The event was highlighted by informational questions and answers regarding the Snowden incident and a post film interview with Oliver Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley in the US and Edward Snowden via video from Moscow. Fathom Events... [Read more]

Diodes/Pericom launches PCIe and Redrivers at IDF

August 2016 – At this year’s IDF, Pericom was showing their long time series of re-timers, re-drivers, and packet switch products under their new parent company name of Diodes Inc. Pericom, which was established in 1990, was acquired by Diodes Inc in November 2015. Diodes/Pericom PCIe Gen 2 Packet Switch Solutions at IDF 2016 A major announcement was the launch of the PCIe Gen 2 Packet Switches... [Read more]

DJI & Epson partner on drones by Peter McGuinness

Interdrone 2016, Las vegas: Epson announced a partnership with DJI to create the next generation of consumer augmented reality applications for the Epson Moverio smart glasses and DJI's suite of products and SDK for the drone marketplace. Priced in the $600 - $700 range, Epson’s second generation BT-200 Moverio glasses have been available since 2014. The current generation BT-300 model was introduced... [Read more]

Intel 7th Gen Core Targets Media Applications

August 2016 – In a briefing at Intel Developer Forum, they provided an overview of the new generation of laptop and desktop computer Core Processor chips that form the i3/i5/i7 series of devices.    The new generation, the 7th in the Core series line, uses the improved design rule version of the Intel 14nm process that is being called the 14nm+.  The denser design rules allows... [Read more]