Volumetric video captures a three-dimensional space or object using computer graphics, photogrammetry, and computation-based methods. Since these videos are recorded in 3D, they can be viewed on web or mobile without any specialized hardware or equipment. Arcturus is a suite of software that allows content creators can to easily record, edit, and distribute native volumetric content at scale. The company’s platform can be used in sports, gaming, e-commerce, live performances, real estate, or any other applications where dimension and perspective on depth and space can enhance the viewing experience. LA TechWatch caught up with Head of Marketing Piotr Uzarowicz to learn more about volumetric video, the company’s traction, future plans, and recent round of funding from investors that include BITKRAFT Ventures, HBSE Ventures, NTT Docomo Ventures, Build Ventures, Marc Merrill, and Craig Kallman.
Mobile phone usage is exploding in Africa and the continent is the world’s fastest growing mobile market. StarNews Mobile is a mobile video network that’s partnered with the largest telecom operators to provide video content to this burgeoning base of consumers. The company allows entertainers and brands to reach their audiences while allowing content creators to monetize their content. LA TechWatch caught up with Founder and CEO Guy Kamgaing to learn more about the market opportunity in Africa for content providers, the company’s future plans, and recent funding round from I&P and Expert Dojo.
The power of facial recognition has been widely publicized; in fact, members of the Air Force have stated that facial recognition could improve productivity and enhance accuracy when base defenders are manually sifting through photos and video feeds of people near military installations. Trueface, a leader in facial recognition and computer vision, has built the […]
RYFF uses video game technology to introduce dynamic brand placement into film and TV broadcasts.
Twenty-two days into the new year and we have our first major LA Tech acquisition of 2019. Live television streaming platform Pluto TV has been acquired by media giant Viacom for $340M in cash. “Since our launch less than five years ago, and particularly over the past year, Pluto TV has enjoyed explosive growth and […]