Manhattanhenge arrives again on July 12, 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, author, science communicator and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, coined the term Manhattanhenge in 2002, giving New York the honor of hosting an urban Stonehenge effect. Because of the layout of the Manhattan streets that follow the Commissioners’ Plan of 1811 (which are laid out in a […]

Rise of digital devices drives new viewing habits

Adults around the world remain hooked on TV but the consumption habits of content-hungry viewers are changing rapidly, according to global research consultancy TNS. While our love affair with television endures, TV sets alone are no longer enough to satisfy our appetite for content, driving the growth of online media and ‘screen-stacking’ as a result. […]
Connected TV

When the Dust Settles OTT TV Could be Good for Everyone

“We’re more like treasure protectors.” – Ben Gates, “National Treasure,” 2004, Disney While cable, telco, wireless, even social sites fight over the “ownership” of the choke points of the internet (infrastructure/spectrum), the M&E industry is running hard to learn exactly how they monetize the stuff they put on your screen. The one thing they all […]

Simpack, just purchased by Dessault Systems

Dassault Systèmes Expands 3DEXPERIENCE Platform through acquisition of SIMPACK

Dassault Systèmes, has just announced the acquisition of SIMPACK, the technology leader in multi-body simulation technologies and solutions. With the acquisition of SIMPACK, based near Munich, Germany, Dassault Systèmes is expanding its SIMULIA realistic multiphysics simulation technology portfolio to include multi-body mechatronic systems, from virtual concept validation to the real-time experience. SIMPACK has more than […]
Colorway for 3D software by The Foundry

The Foundry reveals COLORWAY to create multiple looks and iterations of 3D images

The Foundry has revealed COLORWAY today, a brand new application that speeds up and changes the process of iterating on and finalizing an image. COLORWAY accelerates the creative design process, giving users access to a simple environment where they can develop looks of 3D objects and scenes and then share a selection of iterations with […]
Are you TUFF enuff promo

Are you Tuff enough to crowdfund ownership in a TV network?

TUFF TV, a multi-genre digital broadcast television network targeted at men, has announced what is probably a first in the media industry. TUFF TV will offer ownership in the network, as it kicks off a unique online crowdfunding campaign, allowing both accredited and non-accredited investors the opportunity to purchase shares in TUFF TV Network, LLC, […]

3D printer world seattle 2014

A Dozen Lucky Attendees to Win 3D Printers at 3D Printer World Expo Seattle

A Dozen 3D Printers to be Given Away to Attendees as the 3D Printing Industry’s Leading Expo Descends Upon the Emerald City August 22-23, 2014 When3D Printer World Expo lands in Seattle at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Aug. 22-23, a dozen attendees will walk away from the event with a free desktop 3D printer […]
OECD's new Data Portal Beta view of Selected Indicators for the United States

OECD’s Data Portal, full of interactive dataviz, now in public beta

Moritz Stefaner wants to visually “guide the users to the data”  in the dataviz-driven OECD Data Portal The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), now more than 50 years old, has just opened a new beta Data Portal to share their large sets of data to the public, with a highly responsive interface and […]
Kionte Running

The Kionte Storey Journey: Tragedy Brings Opportunity

Veteran Kionte Storey’s transformation and the documentary being made by Cirina Catania is an interesting story both in front of and behind the camera lens. Photo credit – Cirina Catania “Our injuries don’t define us. We make the best of our injuries.” – Corporal Kionte Storey, Unites States Marine Corps As you watch Corporal Kionte […]

Drew Cox, CEO & Co-Founder of Matter and Form, Inc, describes their new 3D Scanner

3D scanner from Matter and Form to start shipping in next two weeks

CEWEEK in New York City had many of the usual big players in the visuals/video/photography arena, but they set aside room for a few new ventures that are in the relatively new field of 3D printing. One gathering great attention was Matter and Form (, which sparked massive interest (and funding) on Indiegogo with their […]
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