Rentrak to launch box office tracking service in India
5:20 pm PDT 23/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Rentrak recently announced the launch of its India box-office tracking service, aiming to bring independently verified box-office data in the country. The announcement was made at the ongoing Mumbai Film Festival. Talking to the Hollywood Reporter, Rentrak’s vice present for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa, Arturo Guillen said, “This can be a win-win situation for all parties involved – producers, distributors and exhibitors.” Even with almost 11,000 screens in the country, the box-office data is still largely based on figures … Read More

Samsung launches TVs with inbuilt Airtel Digital TV smart card
5:10 pm PDT 23/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

In a tie up with leading electronics giant Samsung, the direct to home (DTH) service from Bharti Airtel: Airtel Digital TV, has launched Integrated Digital TV (iDTV). Through this agreement, Samsung’s range of SmartDirect TVs will come designed with an in-built Airtel Digital TV smart card. By doing so, the TV will be enabled with DTH signal reception without the need for setting up an external set top box (STB). According to a statement by the company, this iDTV will … Read More

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold out in India with midnight sales
12:00 pm PDT 21/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The recent controversies around iPhone 6 have just made phones all the more irresistible. With midnight sales planned for the prospective buyers to come to the store and collect their pre-order phones and also buy on the spot have gone very well. The first batch of 55,000 phones shipped to India has been sold out. With all the distributors confirming the news, iPhone 6 has been the biggest draw for Indian fans. Apple India plans to ship more 25,000 units … Read More

Panasonic unveils its production models 4K Varicam and Varicam HS for the Indian market
11:30 am PDT 21/10/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Amidst encouraging signs of a positive growth in the media and broadcasting industry in India, Panasonic India, today strengthened its broadcast camera line up with the launch of two new variants under its VARICAM series of film production cameras – the Varicam HS and Varicam 35. The company has developed a next generation of P2 solid-state recording for these Varicam series products. Specifically designed to capture 4K or high speed HD images, the expressP2 card offers fast transfer speeds (up … Read More

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