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10th April 2013

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Joins Speaker Lineup For CDMN’s Canada 3.0 Conference

Canada 3.0Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is the latest speaker to join the TED Talk-caliber roster of presenters at CDMN Canada 3.0 2013, which is organized by the Canadian Digital Media Network. Canada 3.0 is the annual culminating event for CDMN’s world-class commercialization activities like international soft landings, sharing of best practices, online collaboration and access to expertise and research that enables Canadian digital media companies to succeed at home and abroad. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

TreehouseTV.com Relaunches With New Content For Kids And Parents

TreehouseCorus Entertainment has announced the relaunch of TreehouseTV.com, the online destination for Canada’s #1 preschool channel featuring a refreshed design, more games and videos for kids and the introduction of a brand new parenting portal, Treehouse Parents. With more than 1 million visits a month (comScore Inc., Total Canada, Home and Work, February 2013), TreehouseTV.com is Canada’s top entertainment broadcast website for kids and parents starring favourite Treehouse characters Dora, Franklin, Backyardigans, Bubble Guppies, Mike the Knight, Peppa Pig, Max & Ruby, Octonauts and Toopy and Binoo. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Government of Canada Supports Investment and Innovation at Toronto Software Start-Up

Government of CanadaThe Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), today announced a Government of Canada investment that will allow ThoughtWire to accelerate development of its innovative software platform, and access close to $2 million in financing from southern Ontario angel investors. Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, accompanied Minister of State Goodyear. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Namco Bandai To Locate New Vancouver Studio At The Centre For Digital Media

Namco Bandai GamesNamco Bandai Studios Inc. announced today from Japan that its new subsidiary, Namco Bandai Studios Vancouver Inc., will start operations in June. The studio will develop online social games and significantly boost jobs in British Columbia’s technology sector. The company has said it is important for them to develop content derived from local cultures and trends as well as those in Japan, adding that they hope to establish the organizational structure for delivering to customers across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

English Montreal School Board Announces First Deployment of Hall Monitor Mobile Application

mini-orbyThe English Montreal School Board (EMSB) and emAPPetizer Inc. have jointly announced the deployment of the first mobile application dedicated to supporting the field needs of primary and secondary school principals and vice-principals. Hall Monitor allows these users to quickly identify and look up student and classroom information while on monitoring duty, during meetings or in emergency situations. Having this information at their fingertips will allow these professionals to assist students outside of class, provide timely information to parents and ultimately create a safer environment at school. Student information at your fingertips. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

ICEsoft Ships ICEpdf 5

ICEsoftICEsoft Technologies Inc., a Calgary-based supplier of open-source technologies for enterprise, has announced that ICEpdf is shipping. ICEpdf is an open source Java PDF engine for viewing, printing, manipulating, and annotating PDF documents. The ICEpdf API is 100 percent Java-based, lightweight, fast, efficient and easy to use. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Sony Pictures Consumer Products And Ubisoft Collaborate On Smurfs 2 Game

Sony Entertainment NetworkIn anticipation of the July 31 release of Columbia Pictures’ and Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D hybrid live-action/animated family comedy The Smurfs™ 2, Ubisoft® has announced that the company will develop and publish a video game based on the film. Developed by Ubisoft and WayForward, the game will be released as an action-adventure platformer game for the Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3, Wii™ and Wii U™, as well as an interactive storytelling book and collection of mini-games on Nintendo DS™. It will release on all consoles in July, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

D2M Software Launches Instacom

d2mInstacom blends the world of Instant Messaging with online file management and file sharing into a single, secure ecosystem that is delivered from the end users “Private Cloud” system hosted in their office or with their trusted service provider. All communications are secured using industry standard SSL as well as private key-based AES256 end to end encryption. Instacom’s enhanced security encryption, role based security polices, and end users ownership of the server endpoint creates a secure communication platform that is completely private. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

Camcloud Enhances Mobile Experience With All-New Android App

camcloudCamcloud™, an innovative provider of cloud video monitoring services for homes and small businesses, today announced that it has released its Android™ app and is available for immediate download on Google Play™. The Camcloud for Android app allows users to connect securely to their Camcloud video monitoring account, manage their camera settings, view live video, and access any recorded video that is stored in the cloud. With support for Android 4.x smartphones and tablets, users can now watch their property, pets and loved ones from their favorite Android device. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th April 2013

New Character Rigging Book For Beginners From 3D Animator TJ Galda

Orby ReadsAward-winning Vancouver 3D animator TJ Galda adds to the series of books on Character Rigging with a beginner book outlining how to rig characters using computer graphics software such as Autodesk’s Maya. The book is designed to make the techniques as accessible as possible, so that beginners can create and animate lifelike characters. Beginner Character Rigging is available through digital publishing site Lulu.com and major outlets such as Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Read the rest of this entry »

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