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December

28 Queen Elizabeth II Gives First 3D Christmas Broadcast
(英エリザベス2世のクリスマスメッセージ、今年は3D放送で。)

 

27 Growth of 3D Market: 3D broadcasting Reduction, 3D Blu-ray to Double
(3D技術関連市場の成長:3D放送は縮小、3Dブルーレイは倍増に。)

 

26 Netflix's Backout Blames To Amazon Web Service
(Netflixの「ナイトメアー•ビフォア•クリスマス」。アマゾンのクラウドサービス障害が原因。)

 

25 Dimenco Announce Apple MacBook Pro Glasses Free 3D screen
(Dimenco、MacBook ProのRetinaスクリーンを裸眼3D化する超薄デバイスを開発~商品化を視野に)

 

21 Google Sold MotoHome to Arris for $2.5B
(Google、モトローラをArrisへ1980億円で売却)

 

21 eyeIO Announces Next Gen UltraHD/4K Encoding for HD Video Over Internet
(映像業界ベテランが揃うeyeIO、OTT向けUHD/4K エンコード・ソフトウェアをリリース)

 

20 " A Big 2012. " Hulu revenue up 65 percent in 2012, to $650M
(『A Big 2012.』 - Hulu、2012年売上高が暫定556億円に。)

 

19 FOX SPORTS Japan To Launch FY13 Sports Live Programmings
(FOX SPORTS日本上陸。来春からプロ野球パ・リーグ3球団の主催試合を完全生中継)

 

15 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' World First 48 FPS 3D
(「ホビット 思いがけない冒険」~世界初のHFR上映の背景)

 

14 Google Maps for iPhone is here, Streight top on FreeApp ranking
(Google、iOS向けGoogle Mapsアプリをリリース、数時間後には各国AppStore無料アプリランキングでトップに)

 

12 Yahoo, NBC Sports team up to share broadcast sports
(YahooとNBCがスポーツ報道で協業、オンラインとテレビメディアでコラボレーション)

 

11 Net2TV Launches Cloud-based Television Service
(NBC、Netlix、MTV元ベテランが立ち上げたクラウドTVサービスが開始)

 

10 Sony 'loans' Ultra HD video player to buyers
(ソニーの84V型4Kブラビア、4K映画コレクション用HDDプレイヤーをバンドル)

 

8 Bids for Google’s Motorola Set-Top Box Business Due Soon
(モトローラモビリティ・セットトップ部門が競売へ。
アリス、ペース、テクニカラーが入札者に)

 

7 Harris To Sale Broadcast Division For $225M
(Harrisの放送事業部門の売却先が決定~GVG同様、米非公開投資会社へ)

 

6 Yahoo Acqui-hired Video Chat Platform OnTheAir
(Yahoo、OnTheAirの買収でモバイル事業への人材を"Acqui-Hire")

 

5 Sony & Ensequence Tie-Up, Sony SmartTV Turns to InteractiveTV
(ソニーとEnsequenceが提携、ソニーTVがインタラクティブ仕様に)

 

4 RED gets into 4K Cinema Business with the Redray 4K Cinema Player
(REDRAYがようやく出荷へ。
4Kコンテンツ配信プラットフォームOdemaxもサンダンスでデビュー)

 

3 Amazon Redshift Data Warehouse Launched, Price war with Google
(アマゾン、クラウドベースのデータウェアハウスを始動)

November

30 Surfing Championship to be streamed in glasses free 3D
(ロシアン・サーフィンチャンピオンシップ、裸眼3D対応の3D/2Dハイブリッドでインターネット中継)

 

29 YouTube Opens Studio Hub in LA for Original Contents
(YouTube、大規模なクリエイタースタジオをLAに新設―オリジナルコンテンツ制作支援)

 

29 Sony F65 Expands Fox Sports Super Zoom
(Fox Sportsのスーパーズームにソニー4K CineAltaカメラを起用 - NFL中継で活躍)

 

28 Buffalo Bills add Ikegami HDK-55 Full Digital HD Cameras
(池上の最新UnicamHDカメラ、NFL本拠地 ラルフ・ウィルソン・スタジアムで活躍)

 

27 Sony ships 4K content with new 4K BRAVIA
(ソニーの新4Kブラビア、ボーナスに4Kネイティブのハリウッド映画作品が同梱)

 

26 Globus Cinema Becomes First Theatre in India to Install Sony SRX R320
(グロバス・シネマのデジタル3D化、ソニー4Kデジタルシネマ上映システムが採用)

 

22 Disney is discontinuing a streaming-video service
(ディズニー、年末でオンラインビデオサービスに終止符)

 

20 Viggle Purchases SocialTV App GetGlue
(Viggle、ソーシャルTVアプリのGetGlueを買収へ)

 

15 Google Launches Google Fiber 1Gbps Internet Service
(1Gb/sのGoogle Fiber、サービス工事を開始)

 

9 Yahoo and Samsung announce multi-year interactive TV partnership
(ヤフーとサムスン、スマートTVインテグレーションで提携)

October

31 Disney Aquires StarWars Lucus Film for $4B - What Happen Next?
(ディズニー、ルーカスフィルムを買収へ。
スターウォーズ新トリロジー始動、フランチャイズとゲーム市場へのコア戦略にも。)

 

31 Sony Next Gen 4K Cine Cameras Debut
(ソニーから次世代4K CineAlta新登場。キャノンEOS C500、RED EPICの対抗機種)

 

24 Facebook Reports Strong Q3 Revenue of $1.26B
(Facebookの第3四半期は予想を上回る増収、モバイル広告がキー)

 

24 KDDI to offer Apple's iPad mini in Japa
(KDDI、ついにiPad販売へ。最大75MbpsのLTE通信に対応 )

 

24 Apple Introduces Ultra-thin iMac, Updated Mac Mini Desktops
(Apple、13"RetinaディスプレイMacBookProと超薄型デザインiMacを発表)

 

24 Apple Shocks Everyone with iPad 4, iPad Mini Unveil
(会場ショックの声。Apple、iPad4とiPad Miniを同時発表 )

 

23 Global Social TV Market Worth $256B by 2017
(ソーシャルTV市場、2017年には2560億ドル規模に倍増:米調査会社より)

 

22 Sony to Close Japan Factory and Cut 2000 Jobs
(ソニー、年国内組織構造の最適化を加速- 年度内に本社最大3000人削減・製造拠点の統廃合)

 

19 Google Announced Financial Results, Net Profit Declied By 20%
(米Googleの決算発表、純利益が前年同期比20%減で株急落)

 

19 Sony, Discovery and IMAX launch 3net Production Studios
(3Net、3D制作スタジオを設立)

 

18 GoPro Hero 3 Action Camera You Can Get 4K for $400
(GoPro の新モデルHero3は4Kで400ドル。プロカメラの1/10の価格で登場。)

 

18 Apple Hires Amazon A9 Exec Stasior to Run Siri
(AppleにアマゾンA9.comの元CEOがジョイン)

 

17 IPad Mini? Apple Event Set for Oct. 23

 

16 Adobe Received Emmy Enginnering Plaque Award

 

16 Netflix to commit closed captions on all content by 2014

 

15 Stan Lee Media sues Disney over Marvel rights

 

15 J:COM VOD Service With CM Watch Discount

 

12 Twitter To Aquires Video Sharing Startup Vine

 

11 IMJ Stick STB Supports SoftBank's New SmartTV Service

 

10 Google To Partnership with Sumsong for Nexus 10

 

9 SoftBank To Launch SmartTV STB for Mobile Users

 

7 Digital Domain gets $30 mln bid in bankruptcy auction

 

5 Google & Moto Aquire Viewdle

 

5 Foundry and Luxology Merged by Matchmaker ILM

 

3 Apple iPad Mini Launch Date To Oct 17th

 

2 CEATEC2012 | KDDI's Prototype Mobile STB ' Smart TV '

 

2 CEATEC2012 | Sharp Lineup New IGZO Panels and Applications

 

1 Tim Cook Apologizes for iOS 6 Maps Mess

September

27 Barnes & Noble's Nook HD Tablets with Video Streaming Service

 

27 Barnes & Noble's Nook HD Tablets Face iPad, Kindle Fire HD

 

26 Apple stock down on iPhone 5 sales below predictions

 

21 Digital Domain gets approval of bankruptcy auction

 

18 Google acquires Instagram rival Nik Software

 

17 Google acquires malware scanning service

 

13 Apple at work on streaming music radio service

 

12 Google YouTube App for iPhone, iPod Touch Release

 

11 American To Update Digital Ticketing with Apple Passbook

 

6 Apple iPhone5 PreOrder Will Be On Sep. 21st?

 

5 Adobe Pass Powers Olympics Coverage

 

5 HBO Cuts the Cord in Nordic Countries With Own OTT Service

 

4 New $99 Google TV STB On The Market In Nov.

 

1 Sony releases first 4K TV: The 84-inch XBR-84X900

August

31 IPhone5 A6 Inside; Its Powerful Hardware and Innovative Features To Economic Revitalization

 

29 Samsung Debut Its First Windows 8 smartphone, Slate Tablet-Laptop Hybrid

 

27 Apple Patent Win: Good for Apple, Bad for Samsung?

 

27 Amazon Kindle Fire 2 launch set for September 6?

 

26 NHK's 8K Ultra High Definition TV standard approved by ITU

 

25 Sony To Leave Disc Drive Market, Under Big Restructuring

 

24 National Geographic's AR Promotion First Debut With J:COM

 

23 London Olympic Online Viewers; NHK Got 300M PV / NBC Got 2B PV

 

22 Google Fiber pre-registrations crack 30% penetration

 

21 Apple Becomes Most Valuable Company Ever While FB Stock Down

 

18 Apple's Pay-TV Plan May Run Through U.S. Cables

 

17 BBC Studio&PostPro Moving to Elstree Studios

 

15 Google to Buy Frommer's Brand From Wiley & Sons

 

13 NBC’s London Olympics Day 12 Hits 36-Year High

 

10 Comcast/NBCU Ultra-HD Demo at Washington D.C.

 

9 Avex Group To Stream Music, Video With Softbank

 

7 Apple Removes YouTube App From iOS 6

 

6 ARM announces 2nd generation Mali T600 GPUs

 

2 Grass Valley Sells Systems Integration Business to BTS GmbH

 

1 NHK trials new Super Hi-Vision camera in Olymipc

July

31 Google Aquires SNS Marketing Expert Wildfire

 

30 Apple Aquires DRM Authentec

 

27 Google Fiber and TV launch with 1G network in Kansas City

 

25 Blackmagic Aquires Cintel

 

6 Ericsson Technicolor closes acquisition

 

3 Avid Sold Consumer Business

June

26 Sony, Panasonic to Agree on Organic EL Display Tie-Up

 

22 Belkin debuts Slingbox competitor"@TV Plus"

 

20 Chunghwa Telecom Goes Multi-Screen Live on London Olympics

 

19 Facebook Acquired Face Recognition Tech Company "Face"

 

18 Microsoft, AOL close $1.056 billion patent deal

 

15 CNBC and Yahoo! Finance Team Up in Contents Distribution

 

14 NHK and Key Networks K.O. Live Streaming on Olympics

 

13 Apple Dumps Frenemy Google

 

12 Warner Bro. Acquires Alloy Entertainment

 

11 Disney to Restrict Junk-Food Ads by 2015

 

9 Disney, New Drama Exclusive VOD Distribution in Nation

 

8 Sony Promotes Toshihiko Ohnishi and Alec Shapiro

 

7 Belden to buy Miranda Technologies in $345M

 

6 Microsoft and Sony's Entertaintment Strategy at E3

 

5 Google Buys Social Tool Bar Meebo

 

1 Kiban showcased the O.B. Motorcycle System service

May

31 Disney Channel to launch 'TV everywhere' service

 

30 Sony Xperia Play stays away from Ice Cream Sandwich

 

29 NBC may buy Microsoft's MSNBC.com

 

18 Facebook IPO set for 18 May

 

17 Facebook Acquires Lightbox Team

April

26 Dolby at Cinecon

 

24 Nimble TV

 

23 Newtek New TriCaster8000

 

21 ORAD VJ

 

20 Abekas Control

 

18 NAB Opening KeyNote

 

18 NAB2012 SuperSession Cameron|Pace Group