Digital Hollywood

I Survived CES 2019

Every year CES pulls in around 200 thousand people who want to see what’s new in tech, reconnect with old friends over a great Las Vegas meal, make a deal or two, and get away unscathed. This year was no different. But unlike past years, there wasn’t a “killer” tech that took your breath away. […]

Day 1 of CES 2019

After a 17 hour trip from London, I woke up in Las Vegas early Sunday morning after 3 hours of sleep (I do get excited when I’m In this town) and I went out on a little recce in a part of the city I haven’t seen in years. Sunday is mostly set-up and finish-up […]

NERDSTOCK

I always look forward to early January. To me, it means my annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas, and the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2019 January 7-12. It’s arguably the largest Tech and Gadget show in the world. A world of innovation, with 184,279 attendees in 2018 (2/3rds of them from the U.S.) 3,900 exhibitors, on 240,000 sq. […]

VR is a Numbers Game

Recently I had the opportunity to moderate an important panel at the spring Digital Hollywood where there was no shortage of brilliant minds. Joining me and a hundred or so attendees was: • Roy Taylor, former head of VR production for AMD and BAFTA Board member • Camille Cellucci, head of production for The Void • Lora Feinman, head of sales forJaunt • […]

VR is Dead (again)

Now that I’ve got your attention, I want to suggest a completely plausible defense for such a statement. The headgear is uncomfortable There isn’t that much good stuff to watch I get headaches when I wear the goggles for too long  It’s only good for gamers  You get the drift, so I’ll stop there, at […]

What We Learned at the Digital Hollywood VR/AR ThinkTank

A few things we Learned at the Digital Hollywood “VR/AR ThinkTank” at The Media Summit in NYC on March 7th, 2018 With, Joanna Popper: HP Aaron Luber: Google Lora Feinman: Jaunt Frank Radice: DEFINITION 6 Jason Farkas: CNN Everyone agreed that we would not refer to VR/AR/MR and all other combinations of VR like letters anymore…instead […]