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Four hundred industry attendees battled heavy rain, rescheduled flights and CES traffic to pack Intrigue nightclub at The Wynn Tuesday night for  DEG's annual Reception at CES. Once there, they applauded an unusually speedy presentation of DEG Achievement Award winners and saw one of their own dramatically win a state-of-the-art 4K home entertainment center from reception sponsor Redbox. DEG President & CEO...

LAS VEGAS (January 9, 2018) – At a special press update at CES 2018, a number of Hi-Res Audio devices and services - including a premium automotive music system from The Lincoln Motor Company and compatible smart phones from LG Mobilecomm and Sony Xperia – were shown in the Hi-Res Audio Pavilion sponsored by Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment...

Leadership chooses new Emiel N. Petrone Innovation in Entertainment Technology Award winner LAS VEGAS (Jan. 8, 2018) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group will use its annual reception at CES on January 9 to showcase its Achievement Awards honoring the best 4K UHD hardware and software products released during calendar 2017. Movies Anywhere will also be honored by DEG leadership with the...

Inaugural ‘Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology’  Presented to Geena Davis LOS ANGELES (November 16, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is pleased to announce the opening of the second year competition for two awards: the "Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology,” which recognizes female executives in the fields of entertainment and technology who have made a...

DEG on Wednesday evening presented the inaugural Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology to Geena Davis, Founder and Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (l.)  Also recognized with the Hedy Lamarr Achievement Award for Emerging Leaders in Entertainment Technology were scholarship recipients Johanna Baumann (winner) of the University of Michigan and Carolyn diLoreto (finalist)...

Thanks to all who attended DEG's NextUP Fall Emerging Tech Forum, produced by DEG's Member Advisory Council, in cooperation with Intel Capital and the Innovation Outreach Program (IOP). Xperi CTO Steve Teig (above) delivered an enthusiastically received keynote on the impact of machine learning to revolutionize home entertainment in the short, mid and long terms, describing a path from technologies such as automatic subtitle generation and translation...

DEG president Amy Jo Smith on stage at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel yesterday with leading experts in cyber security. The speakers educated attendees at the Fall Membership Meeting on best practices stemming from the World Economic Forum's first-of-its kindset of cyber resilience principles. From left to right, panel moderator Jonathan Perelman of ICM Partners; panelists Ernie Liu of Mandiant,...

SAN DIEGO -- Music industry leaders discussed  the landscape for streaming Hi-Res Audio and consumers' eagerness for a higher tier listening experience, during the "Stream the Studio" Keynote at CEDIA 2017 here this week. DEG Senior Director Marc Finer, the keynote's moderator, and speaker Russ Crupnick, Managing Partner of MusicWatch, shared the results of several collaborative research studies on the topic of...

LOS ANGELES (September 5, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced its incoming Board of Directors with commencement of its 21st year as the home entertainment industry’s leading trade association. DEG’s voting member companies elected the new Board of Directors to serve for the 2017-18 fiscal year (August 1 – July 31). New to the Board are Adam Rockmore...

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