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A new performance piece combines dance and VR to give viewers the perspective of a speck of dust floating through the performance
Sen’s vision for Space TV is to capture space data and videos on Earth and space, making it accessible to anyone with a smartphone.
A streamline movie service is helping Americans with sight and hearing limitations gain access to the latest movies.
New Zealand startup Rumuki created an iOS app that lets users encrypt on-phone videos for secure viewing and storage.
TodayTix, a last minute theatre ticket app, is offering Silent Snacks, such as dehydrated fruit slices, for a select performances that don’t produce any audible aggravation for others.
Database of play scripts opens up new opportunities for budding playwrights.
Researchers at MIT’s CSAIL develop a screen with a series of slits that create optimized 3D views from various angles, paving the way for 3D cinema screens.
Edge Music is a new app that enables fans to earn points and exchange it for concert tickets, just by watching music videos.
Using AI to find audiences for new content, smart video tech company Unreel Entertainment launches Unreel.me, a platform for custom-built streaming sites.
Summer camps in the US and Spain are offering activities based around the world of online entertainment, hosted by famous YouTubers.
FilmFish helps users locate the perfect movie from their database, then tells them where they can stream it.
MasterClass offers USD 90 online lessons from some of the world’s most talented professionals, from Dustin Hoffman to Christina Aguilera.
Catalog.Earth is creating an archive of 360 degree video footages of the world’s most perishable landscapes, before climate change destroys them forever.
Movieswap is a website that is trying to bring the act of DVD sharing from the physical into the digital.
Sound of Change aims to expand street musicians’ audiences by bringing them online, through the videos of up-and-coming filmmakers.
Ever enables users to purchase products they see on video or television using a smartphone app that finds the product for them.
The VR Cinema gives movie-goers an immersive experience via Samsung Gear VR, headphones, and 360 degree chairs.
Val.ai is an artificially intelligent search engine for films, which can process natural language and analyze thousands of variables.
Bioanalytics platform Lightwave enables film companies to monitor the emotions of audience members in the midst of their viewing experience.
Yondr are smartphone-locking pouches, which enable artists — including Dave Chappelle — and venues to create phone-free environments during performances.
BBC launches Visual Perceptive Media, presenting different versions of the same film, which changes to suit the viewer’s unique preferences.