Microsoft jumps the queue, to launch smartwatch in few weeks
4:15 pm PDT 20/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Smartwatch war just got a little hot with Microsoft planning to unveil its smartwatch in a few weeks.  With Apple announcing their watch a month ago, Microsoft is in a time crunch to launch its watch before its rivals and cash in on the holiday season. The smartwatch is touted to have a tracker to track heart rate and will work for different mobile operating systems. It will also boast of a battery life for more than two days of … Read More

Bengaluru’s Lukup Media launches on-demand TV service
1:30 pm PDT 20/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru-based Lukup Media has launched its on-demand television service powered by a connected device, the Lukup Player. The Lukup TV service is available in Bengaluru now and will be available across India in phases. It can be accessed online as well as in retail stores. The Lukup TV service aims to deliver a large number of TV channels in addition to those available on cable and direct-to-home (DTH) platforms. These additional TV channels will have content from multiple genres including … Read More

Line reaches 30mn users in India, targets game developers
1:15 pm PDT 20/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Messaging app Line revealed it has touched the 30 million user-base milestone in India and is targeting to reach the 50 million-mark by the year end. The Japanese company, which has over 560 million users globally, had launched its services in India in May last year. “We make sure that our new features and services, be it through stickers or games, to take our users beyond the usual messaging experience and that has helped us reach the 30 million milestone … Read More

Google’s tablet attempts to keep Apple’s away
3:30 pm PDT 18/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

To counter Apple’s event and make Apple look high and dry, Google announced new range of its Nexus tablet and phone when Apple wanted to make the day its own with the announcement of new range of iPads and Macs. Both the technology giants have had a long standing battle to capture the audience’s attention and outdo each other in terms of sales and market. On comparing both the tablets – iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9 – they seem … Read More

Harman launches premium car audio system with ‘Make in India’ JBL Autostage
5:00 pm PDT 16/10/2014 By Vivek Kapadia

Harman has been one of the pioneers in the audio industry and Harman’s JBL brand has been launching innovative products ever since its birth in the space. With the main focus on the infotainment system, Harman in collaboration with Sahil Audio International today announced ‘JBL Autostage’ a premium OEM car audio system that is a complete car audio solution and is compatible with 95 per cent of all the cars that are out there on Indian roads. JBL Autostage claims … Read More

Technicolor to represent Warner Bros. Entertainment as its exclusive IP licensing agent
8:00 am PDT 16/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Technicolor has reached an agreement with Warner Bros. Entertainment to represent the studio as its exclusive IP licensing agent (outside of patent pool licensing programs) to capture the value of the studio’s patent portfolio. Technicolor is a strategic partner for Warner Bros. in a broad number of areas; specifically, packaged media and initiatives related to technology and licensing. This agreement reinforces the licensing relationship between the two companies initiated as founding licensor members of the Premier BD patent pool, which … Read More

Adobe Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s ‘Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management’ research report
6:00 am PDT 16/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Adobe has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2014 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” research report. Adobe was positioned highest in ability to execute in the report, and placed strongly in completeness of vision. The evaluation criteria for ability to execute included evaluating the product, overall viability, sales execution and pricing, market responsiveness and record, marketing execution, customer experience and operations. Criteria for a vendor’s completeness of vision included market understanding, marketing strategy, sales strategy, … Read More

Alia Bhatt is McAfee’s most sensational, riskiest celebrity
2:30 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

In its eighth edition this year, Internet security provider McAfee’s Most Sensational Celebrity survey has found Bollywood’s Alia Bhatt topping the charts in the Indian cyberspace. As part of the survey, McAfee researched popular culture’s most famous people to reveal the riskiest celebrity across the web and unveil the 2014 rendition of its ‘Most Sensational Celebrity’ research. Alia replaces Priyanka Chopra, who topped the list in 2013. As cybercriminals exploit consumers’ need to be updated on celebrity news, McAfee’s survey … Read More

Broadband subscribers up by 4.95 per cent between July and August 2014
2:20 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The number of broadband subscribers has gone up to 74.31 million at the end of August 2014 from 70.81 million at the end of July, registering a monthly growth rate of 4.95 per cent. Wired subscribers grew 0.06 per cent to 15.05 million subscribers. Mobile devices users (phones and dongles) increased 6.29 per cent to 58.82 million. Mobile devices users (phones and dongles) grew 2.75 per cent to 0.44 million. As on 31 August, the top five wired broadband service … Read More

Digital Sputnik raises $540k for new paradigm LED lights for motion picture and TV
1:40 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Digital Sputnik, the company responsible for a paradigm shift in lighting solutions for motion pictures and television, is announcing the closure of $540k financing round supported by Jaan Tallinn, Skype founding engineer; Sten Tamkivi, ex-CEO of Skype Technologies, founder of Teleport; and Rain Rannu & Veljo Otsason founders of Fortumo, a leading mobile payments provider. Other investors are Saue 3K Capital, Per Frasmer and Eric Bohman. Backed by new funding from acclaimed tech investors, Digital Sputnik is taking a technology-company … Read More

Eyeheight to Demonstrate Its Modular Broadcast Master Control System at Broadcast India
1:10 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Eyeheight will demonstrate its modular range of broadcast master control equipment at Broadcast India in Mumbai, October 15-17. The company will be represented at the show by its reseller for the Indian subcontinent, Cinecita. “The Eyeheight master control system is based on two of the best-selling elements in our modular hardware range, the MW-2EM video and audio mixer and DK-2M downstream keyer,” comments Sales Director Martin Moore. “These combine to form a switching and presentation system which is reliable, compact … Read More

Google plans to enter the virtual reality market with acquisition of Magic Leap
12:40 am PDT 15/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

With virtual reality taking center stage, Google does not want to stay behind in the race. With the sale of Oculus VR to Facebook for $2 billion, the search engine giant wants to make up lost ground and hit back at its competitors all guns blazing. Google with other investors is planning a huge investment in Magic Leap, a secretive virtual reality company which boasts of building the hardware and software that can deliver high-res 3D reality. Google is lining … Read More