Mobile broadband opportunity in Africa

Africa's lack of fixed-line phone networks has created a huge opportunity for mobile operators to step in and fill the gap for broadband services in a market that could be worth US$6bn by 2011, according to a Business Day report.

Piracy delays Seacom undersea cable launch

The ready-for-service launch date for Seacom undersea cable has been postponed from 27 June to 23 July due to an increase in pirate activity during the past April and May.

East Africa launches undersea Internet cable

The first undersea internet cable linking East Africa to the rest of the world reached the Kenyan coast on 12 June and is expected to become operational this month.

Doremi to play 3-D feature at Cannes festival

In a first time ever world premiere, the 62nd Festival de Cannes begins its Opening Ceremony today with a 3-D digital feature film - the Pixar/Disney’s latest animated comedy adventure, Up.

Disney head wants 3D to be flexible

Speaking at the technology trade show NAB in Las Vegas this week, Disney motion pictures group president Mark Zoradi called for technical standards to enable the wide adoption of 3D and spoke strongly against a format war for 3D for the home.

Panasonic develops 3D HD system

A world leader in high definition (HD) technology, Panasonic Corporation has announced its intention to develop a professional 3D full HD production system, expected to be the first of its kind.

Doremi Cinema Inks Licensing Deal with Dolby 3D

Doremi Cinema LLC announced on Thursday 13 November that its DCP-2000 JPEG2000 Digital Cinema Server has been approved as a licensee of Dolby® 3D...

Autodesk acquires Softimage

In a US$35m deal, 2D and 3D design software manufacturer Autodesk has acquired substantially all of the assets of Avid Technology Inc.’s...

1st Transatlantic HD Stereo 3D broadcast

Delegates attending the IBC exhibition and conference in Amsterdam in September will be able to witness a historic interview conducted in Los Angeles with DreamWorks Animation SKG CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.

First High Resolution 3D Stereoscopic Projector

The new F10 AS3D projector is the world’s first single-chip high resolution active stereo 3D projector and has been hailed as another breakthrough by Norwegian manufacturer, projectiondesign.
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