VR and AR are seeing resurgent interest under COVID-19. Veterans of the field think it’s about time.

Virtual reality and Augmented Reality are having a moment under the COVID-19 pandemic, by moving us beyond the confines of social distancing, and connecting us to our coworkers and the world despite the necessary, but frustrating restrictions keeping us all at home and making remote working challenging.

Rhodri James | Director of Technology and Operations | Gorilla

"Time. I think it's the biggest challenge. It's been frantic. It's been so frantic. Every day is just inventive in a way. Trying to get everything done within an unknown timetable and deploying technology at a slightly wider scale than we've done before."

George Rizkallah Owner | CEO | Producer/Director | The Product Factory

"We’re going to get through this together. We’re not in the same room, but we’re still working."

In the face of COVID-19, the media industry is showing support, camaraderie, and perseverance

There are many opportunities to see how individuals and organizations are leveraging their global reach and their increasing connectivity with customers and industry comrades to alleviate the stresses of COVID-19.

Is 8K More Supply or Demand?

8K has a lot to offer, and 2020 will likely add uses to the conversation. As it stands, 8K’s efficacy is heavily intertwined with the nature of individual projects and the requirements of the deliverables in question, and understanding the key strengths and current limitations of the format will be essential to its efficient and cost-effective implementation.

Where Do Production Security and Production Efficiency Meet?

Signiant partnered with Broadcast Beat to discuss the balancing act between production security and efficiency during The Battle Between Efficiency and Security, a roundtable webinar on production security and the challenges for content creators.

The Esports phenomenon is bringing new challenges and opportunities in media tech

Esports, as it stands, is experiencing immense growth, and a heretofore undreamt-of level of legitimacy, and with that comes a trove of needs and opportunities that media technology businesses should be paying extremely close attention to.

The game is changing in live production

Live production is one of the best examples of how dynamic M&E can be. By their very nature, live events are unpredictable and fluid, both qualities that are central to their thrill. Of course, with that thrill come unique challenges.