LATEST ARTICLES logo announces closing Series A financing round of $8.1 million

by Dean Meyerson January 14, 2014
Visually, discoverable online at,  today announced the closing of a Series A financing round of $8.1 million. The round was led by Crosslink Ventures and included investments from Correlation Ventures, SoftTechVC, 500 Startups, Giza Ventures, Quest Ventures, and Kapor Capital (Mitch Kapor). The funding will fundamentally alter the landscape for visual content creation — […]
Woman from Nepal with her quilt panel. Image by The Advocacy Group

The Challenges of Graphic Facilitation in a Different Culture

by Dean Meyerson January 14, 2014
Graphic facilitator Michelle Laurie has posted a detailed account of preparing to graphifically facilitate a training session on building self-esteem and improving mental health for women who are sexually exploited in Nepal. Considering the highly-charged nature of not only exposing such a painful subject, there’s also the great challenge of changing both the conditions and […]

Samsung's Foldable display

Samsung Display showcases foldable display at CES behind closed doors

by Dean Meyerson January 13, 2014
Along with the spectacular displays of curved screens, UltraHD, 3D Tablets that don’t require glasses all on public view at Internation CES last week, ET News from Korea reports that Samsung Display showcased the world’s first foldable display. Their report says that “According to the industry on the 12th, Samsung Display showcased a foldable display […]

Instagram Video: CES Innovation Design and Engineering Award Winners

by Dean Meyerson January 11, 2014
A 15-second look at International CES Design and Engineering Award Winners – watch for follow-up posts on this and more from CES coming soon! Post by VizWorld.

Graphic Recording from TedMed 2013 by Dean Meyers: The Accumulation of the World's Health Data

The Possibilities of Data to be Explored on Data Innovation Day

by Dean Meyerson January 11, 2014
Join the Center for Data Innovation in celebrating Data Innovation Day on January 23, 2014 at a conference to be held in Washington, DC. With speakers from both public and private industry, the day-long event will be anchored by three panel discussions that focus on data from a decidedly social point of view: The Data Economy, Health […]
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Apply for Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation by January 31, 2014

by Dean Meyerson January 10, 2014
  The Nieman-Berkman Fellowship in Journalism Innovation is open for applications through January 31, 2014. As an opportunity for pursuing a project or studies that combine journalism with technology, it would seem to be a perfect fit if you are considering developing a project utilizing transmedia, visual journalism, or other new approaches, while in a […]
PASS Summit

Free online training webcasts covering hot topics in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence from PASS

by Dean Meyerson January 10, 2014
Spend a day with top experts from the world of business analytics and business intelligence on Feb. 5 and learn how to get the most from your data in a series of 12 free, live training webcasts with on-demand replay. The second annual 24 Hours of PASS: Business Analytics Edition will preview some of the […]

Brightcove zencoder cloud-based encoding

Brightcove collaborates with Rovi offering HEVC in Zencoder cloud encoding to support Ultra HD and 4K

by Dean Meyerson January 10, 2014
Brightcove  a leading global provider of cloud services for video, and Rovi Corporation, announced on January 7, 2014 a collaboration designed to accelerate the adoption of next-generation video compression standards. Through the agreement, Brightcove has licensed the DivX High-Efficiency Video Encoding (HEVC) solution, which is critical for streaming high-quality video and will be a driving […]
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