All Virtual Reality articles

  • BT Sport premier league live action
    Industry Trends

    Live sports innovations on track


    IBC365 looks at the latest innovations in covering live sport, from internet streaming protocols and virtual sets to 5G contribution and 8K production.

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    Industry Trends

    Producing live in a lockdown


    Live programming has arguably never been more essential for linking the national community. Broadcasters are adapting to production regimes of remote host and audience interaction, with lessons and innovations that will stand the test of time.

  • Cosmos Within Us at VR Pavillion Luxembourg. Credit Sophie Margue
    Industry Trends

    VR: The future of live content?


    With households under lockdown, many consumers are looking at new ways of engaging content. But can live VR content take up the mantle? Or will challenges around live VR production prevent this. Tom Ffiske investigates.

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    Live production week & what to stream on Netflix


    30 Mar - 5 Apr: Your guide on what to look forward to this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry

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    Industry Trends

    Augmenting the reality


    The potential of augmented video for immersive experiences is unparalleled with the futuristic innovations and mixing of realities but what’s next for adoption?

  • Ian Wagdin
    Executive Interviews

    How 5G could transform production


    As 5G rollouts accelerate, IBC365 speaks with BBC R D’s Ian Wagdin about what role the new generation of connectivity might play in production.

  • InterDigital interview 6G
    Executive Interviews

    “Future evolution of wireless”: Looking beyond 5G


    Visionary technology leader, strategist and researcher across the fields of AI, ML, data analytics and mobility, InterDigital CTO Henry Tirri sits down with Alana Foster on pioneering 5G, innovating technologies and a 6G future. 

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    Industry Trends

    ISE 2020: Communication technology rampant


    XR, Esports, smart buildings, and the evolution of screens are some of the core topics being discussed at this week’s ISE conference. Adrian Pennington investigates the AV Tech show.

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    Verizon unveils London 5G lab and studio


    US telco Verizon has launched a new 5G lab and production studio in London – the company’s first 5G-enabled facility outside of the United States.

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    UK film and TV hits record £3bn in 2019


    The UK’s screen industries saw a record-breaking year for international high-end TV production increasing 51% from last year. 

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    Lion King roars at VES Awards


    Disney’s The Lion King was one of the big winners at the 18 th  annual VES Awards.

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    Joker and 1917 lead Oscar nominations


    The full list of nominees for the 92 nd Oscars has been announced with box office hit Joker leading with 11 nominations and Sam Mendes’ first world war drama 1917 following with 10.

  • Immersive at Mobile World Congress MWC19
    Industry Trends

    Advancing immersive realities


    The evolution of immersive content has moved from novelty ideas to realities with live audio streaming, 8K+ rendering and 360-degree video creation as a service explored in IBC technical papers.  

  • Smart Stage White Light 16x9
    Industry Trends

    Back to the future: A 2019 technical retrospective


    How do you capture a snapshot of the year in technology? It’s impossible to cover everything, especially in a market as diverse and exciting as media and entertainment, but here we cast an eye over some of 2019’s top tech moments.

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    Industry Trends

    Top 10: Create & Produce


    As the year draws to a close, we take a look at some of the most popular news and industry trend articles in our Create Produce category.

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    Industry Trends

    2019 review: The technology shaping content creation


    Interactive drama, games engines, holograms, aerial spectaculars and digital cosmetics showed the blend of content and tech innovation has never been stronger

  • Schilowitz in VR
    Industry Trends

    What’s next for VR?


    The uptake of virtual reality technology becomes more mainstream and broadcasters’ experiment with the immersive medium, IBC technical papers from TNO, Philips Group Innovation and NHK offer a glimpse into the future. 

  • telco 5G
    Industry Trends

    5G: The impact on broadcasting


    As 5G deployments gain momentum into 2020, the media and broadcast industry is looking at ways of capitalising on this next-generation mobile tech. Explore how in technical papers from the BBC, KPN, Ericsson, Qualcomm and Nokia.

  • Idea demo light field
    Executive Interviews

    Light fields: A bright immersive idea


    Light field is seen as the cutting edge of immersive tech and a new industry organisation is looking to standardise the technology. James Pearce speaks to IDEA president Pete Ludé about what light fields bring to VR.

  • man using virtual reality headset immersive
    Industry Trends

    Analysis: The evolution of immersive


    Several studies have attached massive numbers to the VR and AR sector, but VR, in particular, has suffered a number of setbacks from the likes of Google and the BBC. James Pearce takes a look at the immersive market.