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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)...

Movies have always offered us a window into the future. From silent pictures to today’s special effects wizardry, film has consistently displayed our advances in technology. Yet while the technology of movie production continues to evolve, the technologies and approaches related to how cinema is marketed and monetized have not kept pace. Traditional models for distribution, marketing, ticket pricing, and...

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...

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