Sunday, March 26th, 2017

ETCA, June 2016 – This year SMPTE had a new venue for their Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference, relocating to Campbell CA in the center of Silicon Valley from their prior location at Stanford University. The event was opened by SMPTE President Robert Seidel, who is also the CTO of CBS. He [...]

May 28, 2014, Augmented World Expo, Santa Clara, CA—A set of speakers discussed content creation for AR. Among the challenges are lack of standard platforms and encoding formats. Menno Ouweneel from Connectar described their offerings of content libraries and their business model. They charge a small fee for library access, and a fee for each [...]

June 18, 2013, Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age, SPMTE and SCIEN conference, Stanford, CA—A panel took on the topic of new tools and concepts for the Internet. The program chair and moderator was Fred Fuchs from Riverside Entertainment. Speakers were Ann Greenberg from Sceneplay, Peter Hirshberg from Entrepreneur Marketing, and Carl Rosendahl from Carnegie [...]

April 9, 2013, National Association of Broadcasters, Las Vegas—We talked with Dell about their two new product offerings, a cloud-based creation environment and a performance optimization tool. Dell Create is a multi-vendor cloud for content creators. This new professional service is a centralized IT environment with custom packages for content creation. The service and consulting [...]