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A Customizable, Digital Avatar That Can Express Emotions
2013-03-27 19:26:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Wizard of Oz's trickery has been unpacked by a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge in the UK. Researchers built a virtual "talking head" known as Zoe, capable of expressing human emotions on demand with "unprecedented realism." Zoe is able to express a full range of human emotions and could be used as a digital personal assistant, or to replace texting with "face messaging." The virtual face is able to...

2013-02-25 20:20:45

'Pi's' Claudio Miranda wins for best cinematography BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Life of Pi," the masterful rendition of a young man's terrifying journey across the Pacific, won four Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Original Score, Best Visual Effects and a Best Cinematography Oscar for Claudio Miranda at the 85th Academy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/LA52533LOGO) "Pi" joins a select group of only...

2013-02-24 16:20:12

CAMERON | PACE Group talks to the award-winning cinematographer about his Oscar-nominated work on "Life of Pi" and the remarkable storytelling potential for 3D. BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Life of Pi," the story of a young man adrift in a life raft with a Bengal tiger, was no simple cinematic endeavor. Logistical hurdles, among other challenges, led many to conclude that "Pi," based on the 2001 novel by Yann Martel, might never make it to the screen. Even...

2013-02-20 16:24:40

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 85th Academy Awards on February 24, CAMERON | PACE Group is proud to celebrate "Life of Pi" and honored to have supported its filmmakers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/LA52533LOGO) The masterful rendition of the story of a young man's terrifying journey across the Pacific has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including nods for best picture, cinematography and visual effects. CAMERON | PACE Group...

2013-02-19 08:31:07

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE, the world's leading mobile messaging platform with social network service, today announced the global launch of LINE Play, an avatar creator and suite of virtual environments that users can customize and use to communicate creatively with their family and friends. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130219/SF61523) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130118/SF44921LOGO) LINE Play avatars can be created in a variety of...

2013-02-12 08:39:49

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CAMERON | PACE Group is honored to be included in Fast Company's 2013 roster of the 50 most innovative companies in the world. CAMERON | PACE Group (CPG) was lauded by Fast Company for "bringing 3D moviemaking to China" through its successful entrance into the country's rapidly expanding film and television industry, which is predicted to be the largest in the world by 2020. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/LA52533LOGO) "It is...

2013-01-30 08:25:28

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Flirt Planet is a ground-breaking new social dating videogame where players can learn valuable socializing and "flirting" skills that will genuinely help when it comes to dating in the real world. The videogame is the first social dating game ever created with an aim to improve real world relationships. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130130/CG50198) Social networking environments, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and...

2013-01-29 12:25:26

NY/NJ-AREA PREMIERE, MEDIA PREVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE 2/9-2/15 Exhibition on view to the public 2/16-5/19 JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AVATAR, the highest-grossing film of all time, moves from the cinema to Liberty Science Center's exhibition halls in the NY/NJ-area premiere of AVATAR: The Exhibition. The hands-on exhibition is available exclusively to members of the media and LSC Members from 2/9-2/15 before opening to the public 2/16-5/19....

2013-01-18 08:23:12

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Entropia Universe/ - Entropia Universe AB, the largest Massively Multiplayer Online Real Cash Economy (or MMORCE) game, announced today that MindArk has released a brand new avatar system. This new system will bring Entropia Universe to the forefront of graphics technology in an MMO with highly detailed and fully customizable new avatars. The new avatars can be seen at www.tractionpr.com/EU. The new avatars are significantly...

'No Show' Microsoft Shows Up At CES With IllumiRoom For Xbox 360
2013-01-10 13:27:45

[Watch Video: IllumiRoom Projects Images Beyond Your TV] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Despite a physical absence, Microsoft still was able to somehow manage to show up through the avatar of Samsung here at the 2013 International CES, unveiling some new technology for its Xbox system. Microsoft used Samsung's Keynote to demonstrate the new technology "IllumiRoom" at CES through a video. This device apparently is a way to try and help gamers immerse...


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2013-08-10 07:13:01

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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