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2010-01-29 15:40:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Avatar, director James Cameron's epic motion picture, is being touted as a breakthrough in filmmaking technology for revolutionizing the way 3-D movies are made. But Avatar's influence is being felt far beyond the theater as the movie is also driving a revolution in the way 3-D movies are being promoted. The producers of Avatar wanted movie posters that reflected the breakthrough 3-D experience they delivered in the theater - that's why they...

2010-01-28 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- RealD, the world's leading 3D technology provider for cinema and professional applications, announced today that Ubisoft, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing), has licensed and integrated the company's proprietary stereoscopic RealD Format into James Cameron's Avatar(TM): The Game. The RealD Format allows for a seamless direct connection between the Xbox 360® video game and...

2010-01-25 06:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doritos brand today announced that "Avatar Crash Course" and "Harm's Way," unique game concepts created by Jill Robertson of Raleigh, NC and Justin Carpenter of Ogden, Utah, respectively, are the two remaining finalists of the Doritos "Unlock Xbox" challenge. The games now will be developed into full Xbox LIVE® Arcade games, expected to be released in fall 2010 where they will compete head-to-head for the contest's grand prize --...

2010-01-16 04:53:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier this evening. The star-studded ceremony was hosted by Kristin Chenoweth at the Hollywood Palladium and aired live on VH1. The Hurt Locker was named the year's Best Picture and Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director honors. Avatar was another big winner with a record six Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Action Movie, Best...

2010-01-16 02:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier this evening. The star-studded ceremony was hosted by Kristin Chenoweth at the Hollywood Palladium and aired live on VH1. The Hurt Locker was named the year's Best Picture and Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director honors. Avatar was another big winner with a record six Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Action Movie, Best...

2010-01-15 10:58:00

College of Optometrists in Vision Development offers advice for those having trouble with seeing in 3-D AURORA, Ohio, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Avatar now heading into its fifth week as a box office hit, many people are headed to movie theaters to see what the excitement over 3-D is all about. Unfortunately, many of them may be disappointed because they didn't know they can't see 3-D. While the concept of being "3-D ready" means that the new 3-D TVs, showcased at the...

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2010-01-07 12:55:00

The breakout hit of this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been 3-D television "” a technology that is being touted as the next big thing in home theater, AFP reported. Sony chief executive Howard Stringer said when it comes to home entertainment there really is no experience like 3-D. "We intend to take the lead in 3-D. We want to provide the most compelling 3-D content possible," he added. Sony plans to be part of a 3-D television network in the United States that will stream...

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2009-12-23 13:59:34

A new technological advance called 3D gesture recognition may not be in stores this Christmas, but a number of technology companies are promising that it will be by next year, AFP reported. The technology allows users to change television channels or turn the volume up or down with just a movement of their hand. Videogamers can also control their onscreen digital avatar movements without a handheld controller. This touchless vision of the future will soon be a reality as Softkinetic, a...

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2009-12-23 12:07:58

New cinema blockbuster, Avatar, leapt to the top of box office charts as soon as it came out "” a stunning 3D realization of an alien world. Our fascination with themes of escape to other fantastic places and the thrill of immersion in virtual environments also attracts millions to assume new identities in online virtual worlds. Now researchers at The University of Nottingham, SRI International in Silicon Valley California, two Canadian universities "” Simon Fraser and York...

2009-12-21 16:13:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the largest theatrical 3D film release to date, RealD announced today that theatres equipped with RealD's market-leading 3D cinema technology brought in nearly $40 million of the total domestic box office generated by 20th Century Fox's AVATAR, which debuted at #1 during its opening weekend, earning more than $242.5 million worldwide. The box office generated in theatres with RealD technology accounted for over 50% of the total weekend's receipts....


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The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

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