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Vimeo now supports HDR videos

Venture Beat reports: "Video-streaming company Vimeo has announced that it now supports high dynamic range (HDR) content. Online content providers such as Amazon and Netflix have supported HDR...

Google, Facebook, Netflix lobbyist tells the FCC not to destroy net...

The Verge reports: "A group representing today’s biggest web companies met with FCC leader Ajit Pai on Tuesday and offered a defense of net...

New Report Provides Video Personalization Strategies

Want loyal users on your websites and apps? Say hello to personalized video recommendations. A new report from Cxense entitled “Personalize Your Videos Like a Pro” provides...

Ghost Recon lands Ubisoft in trouble with Bolivian government

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "The Bolivian government has made a formal complaint about Ubisoft's Ghost Recon Wildlands, taking issue with the way the country is depicted...

Meet the 2017 DEW Startup of the Year

Meet Grey Jean Technologies, the winner of the 2017 Digital Entertainment World startup competition. They won over our judges with their pitch and beat out...

DEW Startup Competition Entry Deadline – Jan. 1, 2017

Hey Everyone, To all of you involved in digital entertainment startups, the entry deadline for the 2017 Digital Entertainment World Startup Competition is this...

ICG raises concerns over “de-monetisation” of YouTube content

GamesIndustry reports "The recently formed Internet Creators Guild has highlighted the growing concern around the "de-monetisation" of videos that transgress YouTube's content guidelines. The ICG was formed in June by YouTuber Hank Green, with the aim of protecting the interests of the growing community of online content creators. Recently, YouTube appeared to tighten its rules around which videos could be monetised through advertising, marking videos that its algorithm deemed to have inappropriate content, and sparking widespread concern among those the ICG represents."

RealTimeVFX launches community platform for visual artists

VentureBeat reports "Veteran visual effects artists have created a community platform dubbed RealTimeVFX to help educate artists who are working with video games, virtual reality, augmented reality, mobile games, holograms, theme parks, and other new technologies. The industry-driven community platform is aimed at opening up the knowledge base, support, best practices, and other educational and career resources for the visual effects community, known as VFX. The community will shine a spotlight on educational issues for artists."

Snapchat’s rumored augmented glasses could be one step closer to reality

Mashable reports "It's no secret Snapchat is working on augmented reality glasses. The company has reportedly been staffing up a team to work on them and CEO Evan Spiegel has even been caught wearing them in public. Snapchat has now joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) suggesting it's augmented reality glasses could be moving closer to becoming a real product."

Adobe reveals video collaboration, VR and animation updates for Creative Cloud

TechCrunch reports "The new collaborative features let teams working on Premiere Pro, After Effects and Prelude access shared Team Projects, which can operate without dedicated server hardware. They include smart version control, including automatic intelligent conflict resolution so that even when you’re all working on the same files no one’s rewriting one another’s work. Reversions are made easy in case there are any issues, and Creative Cloud or local storage of project files are both supported. You can also easily turn legacy project into Team Projects."