Category: Money

NY Times says big screens and 3D are coming back

NY Times says big screens and 3D are coming back

Interestingly, the new 3D blockbusters are targeting adult viewers: Hollywood’s major studios are preparing to flood festival screens and commercial theaters with an unusual, year-end wave of grown-up movie spectacles — shown in the 3-D or large-screen format that is usually reserved for action blockbusters with younger audiences. Source: Hollywood Uses Bigger Screens to Tell Sophisticated Stories – The New...

Wearable Wireless 3D Body Motion Tracking

Wearable Wireless 3D Body Motion Tracking

Funny, I was just thinking of a crazy consumer product where something like this could be put to use (but not saying what that is!): The world’s first wearable wireless 3D body motion tracking system based on consumer-grade MEMS combo sensors will be on display at Electronica 2012 in Munich, Germany. via Wearable Wireless 3D Body Motion Tracking | News...

Youtube plans to end some of its “professionally produced” channels

Youtube plans to end some of its “professionally produced” channels

Early in 2012, Youtube provided $100 million in funding to launch a number of “professionally produced” channels. Those that have not done well are about to get cancelled, followed by a new round of funding to start up new channels. Videos to go at ’Tube – NYPOST.com.

“Product placements” in online videos

“Product placements” in online videos

How do you make money with online videos? One suggestion is to sell product placement with payment apportioned by the number of views the video receives: Monetize Your YouTube Videos With Product Placement and Tadcast. Certainly an interesting idea and potentially more successful than the “in your face” pre-roll ads used by some video services.