20th October 2011

Autodesk Played Virtual Hand In Human Revolution

Eidos-Montreal used some of the latest game development technology from Autodesk, Inc.  to develop the Autodeskcritically acclaimed “Deus Ex: Human Revolution” video game. Autodesk Scaleform middleware helped the developer build immersive user interfaces (UIs) — from interactive world objects and the hero’s Augmented Reality bio-engineered enhancement, to basic menus and heads-up displays (HUDs). Autodesk Maya, Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk MotionBuilder software were used to create and populate the game’s large futuristic world. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

iBwave Named To Deloitte Fast 500 and Canada Fast 50 Lists

iBwave announced today that it has ranked number 197 in the Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s list of the 500 iBwavefastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2006-2010. iBwave grew 476 percent during this period. The company also ranked 33rd in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™. For 14 years, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program has tracked the successful growth of Canadian-grown global leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

DHX Media Announces Rastamouse Publishing License

dhx mediaInternational family entertainment rights creation and management company DHX Media is pleased to announce that it has licensed publishing rights in the UK for its hit children’s series Rastamouse to Macmillan Children’s Books. The license, which was heavily sought after by other UK children’s publishers, will enable Macmillan to publish a wide range of Rastamouse products – storybooks, sound books, graphic novels, annuals and ebooks amongst others. The first of these will launch in the UK in Spring 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

Legalized Gaming Matures Into One Of The Largest Canadian Entertainment Industry Sectors

Canadian Gaming AssociationLegalized gaming has nearly tripled in size since 1995, from $6.4 billion in gaming win to about $15.1 billion (2010) according to the most recent economic impact study released by the Canadian Gaming Association. With total industry revenues of $16 billion, the industry now exceeds the combined revenues generated by magazine and book sales, social establishments, spectator sports, movie theatres and the performing arts. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

QuickPlay Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and Fast 50 Lists

quickplay mediaQuickPlay Media, Inc., a provider of managed solutions for the distribution of premium video to IP-connected devices, today announced it has been named to Deloitte’s North America Technology Fast 500 and Canada Technology Fast 50 lists. The awards recognize the fastest-growing companies in North America and Canada, respectively. Both awards are based on a company’s revenue growth over the past five years. QuickPlay’s revenues grew 360 percent from July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2010. This is the company’s second year being named to the Canada Technology Fast 50 list. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

D-Link Expands IP Surveillance Solutions

d-linkD-Link Canada has announced three high definition (HD) IP cameras in an expansion of its growing range of IP surveillance solutions. The D-Link® DCS-3716 and DCS-2210/2230 cameras are equipped with advanced multi-megapixel image sensors for increased resolution, which is ideal for remote monitoring and capturing sharper details such as reading license plates or facial details. With this level of detail, businesses can reduce the number of cameras deployed and achieve more flexibility from their surveillance systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

Kobo Announces The New Kobo Vox With Vivid Color Display

Kobo has announced the new Kobo Vox eReader, the world’s first social eReader.  The Kobo Vox, inspired bykobo “Vox Populi” meaning the voice of the people, enables readers to start conversations with other readers and discover new books and authors through their social network.  With a vivid color display, Kobo takes the reading experience to a whole new level and offers even more content – rich color books, newspapers, magazines, games, music, video, games and social feeds – all on an open Android platform. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

Just A Game GmbH & Strategy First Respond on Deep Black Issue

strategy firstJust A Game GmbH (“JAG”) has announced that the company has taken legal action sanctioned by the order of the Regional Court of Berlin against Biart Studio LLC (“Biart”). JAG has obtained a restraining order against Biart and with this legal procedure the German based publisher counters the recent assertion made by the Managing Director of Biart, Mr.Konstantin Popov regarding the publishing rights of ‘Deep Black’ (PC). JAG is the licensed world wide publisher (Excluding CIS states of former Soviet Union) of the PC software title “Deep Black” and has sub-licensed the title for the North American Territory and worldwide digital distribution on Steam to Canadian publisher Strategy First Inc.

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19th October 2011

i-Canada Conference and Community Assessment Tool Updates

i-canadavia CATAAlliance – Every day, a new Mayor or partner joins i-CANADA, to help power-up the Intelligent Nation. At the i-CANADA’s conference, “The New National Dream”, opinion-leaders will consolidate plans for their transformation into Intelligent Communities — places where jobs grow, the environment is sustainable, and life is stimulated by the arts, media and a vibrant society. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th October 2011

TransGaming Brings Spyro To The Mac

transgamingTransGaming Inc. and  Activision Publishing, Inc. have announced that Activision’s innovative new game, Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure™, has been brought to the Mac platform using TransGaming’s Mac enablement technology so that Spyro fans around the world can enjoy the game on their Mac computers. Read the rest of this entry »

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