Saturday's panel on piracy prevention and countermeasures at the SMPTE Technology Summit on Cinema drew a picture of a movie industry settling into a grim cold war it can only win with a diminished…
Attendees at SMPTE's Summit on Cinema in Las Vegas this weekend will get an early peek at the future of movies.
While movie theaters are under pressure to upgrade to stay ahead of rapidly improving home theater systems, most of their energy has gone to projection, not to sound.
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Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
During Tuesday's keynote address at SMPTE, Scott Ross likened the glide path for the visual effects industry to that of a helicopter whose rotors have stopped turning and then just falls from the sky.
Just weeks after James Cameron threw down the gauntlet to the entertainment industry to improve moving images by upping frame rates, one of the pioneers of that concept has demonstrated a technology…
The Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers has skedded a new event, the Global Conference on Emerging Media Technologies, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in May 2012.
With digital files making tapes obsolete and new video platforms seeming to spring up every week, creating masters for all those platforms has become a thorny problem.
Microsoft is planning for a future in which gesture and voice recognition replace TV remotes, Xbox game consoles replace some set-top boxes and keyword searches supplant onscreen program guides.
TV channels will be bowing their first 3D programming in weeks, but they do face challenges in achieving a perfect launch.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has tapped Barbara H. Lange as executive director.