Fresh off of the success of "Antz," digital effects house Pacific Data Images and partner DreamWorks have tapped former ILM exec Kevin Townsend to help the company create a digital studio to produce…
Japan's costly romance with analog high-definition television will come to an end by March 2003 as the country joins the U.S. and Europe in promoting digital HDTV, a Japanese financial daily reported.
Ticketmaster Corp. filed a lawsuit Wednesday against online music retailer N2K Inc., accusing the Internet-based outfit of reneging on a $12 million marketing deal the two companies signed in April.
Visual effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull ("2001: A Space Odyssey," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "Blade Runner") has developed a new ridefilm system that furthers the potential for immersive…
Playboy magazine and bookseller Barnes & Noble both have announced plans to expand into the booming online music retail business.
Software designer Computer Associates Intl. has acquired Viewpoint DataLabs and 3Name3D in a move that creates the largest library of 3D digital computer graphics models available to commercials…
The last thing ABC needed Tuesday was another headache. With picketing technicians forcing the net to cover the election without some of its most experienced hands, folks at ABC could be forgiven for…
The cable and consumer electronics industries have worked out their differences over technical standards that will allow set-top boxes to communicate with digital televisions.
MovieFone is enhancing its movie guide and ticketing service with speech recognition technology from Lucent Technologies.
John Glenn's historic return to space Thursday served as a catalyst for broadcasters and retailers around the country to show off the next generation of digital TV sets and digital transmissions in…
Nielsen Media Research will soon be planting its "people meters" on the Internet.