Tag: video

Where your cable bills may be headed in 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

Paying for cable might seem anachronistic for younger consumers who have either already cut the cord, or never had cable, but for those who still do, this looks to be a year of uncertainty.

Narrative’s fall and Snapchat’s new Spectacles show privacy still matters

By Ted Kritsonis

The “lifelogger” category has never truly gotten off the ground, and part of it can probably be attributed to the inherent invasion of privacy others might feel. Narrative, makers of the Clip, has voluntarily shut down, while Snapchat’s new Spectacles glasses aim to live stream everything the wearer sees.

VR Video Immerses Viewers in Refugee Crisis

VR Video Immerses Viewers in Refugee Crisis

by Lee Rickwood
Clouds Over Sidra uses the latest virtual reality video technologies to viewer’s imagination by immersing them in middle of the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.

Shomi’s demise opens the road to different options

By Ted Kritsonis

Shomi will be showing nothing after Nov. 30 when it will be officially shut down by Rogers and Shaw, paving the way for other services to step in and fill the void. The lack of a legitimate source to stream the content it offered, however, may also lead to a spike in piracy.

360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Explores Deep Ocean around Bermuda, Canada

360-Degree Virtual Reality Video Explores Deep Ocean

By Lee Rickwood
The videos can be viewed online at the Nekton Mission YouTube Channel and Facebook page; they are gorgeous, but the deeper story is, well, pretty ugly: climate change, over-fishing, pollution and acidification have pushed our oceans into a state of extreme disruption.

A shooting gallery of 360-degree cameras

By Ted Kritsonis

Shooting panoramic photos used to be one way to capture a scene from a wider perspective, but 360-degree cameras have burst onto the scene this year to pull in everything that’s left. As options grow, so does the sophistication behind them.