Audio and Video

Open Source cleaning up at the Oscars

Stand by for more stunning movie visual effects as the organisation behind the Oscars, and The Linux Foundation join forces.

10 Aug

Naspers creates VOD unit as Netflix rivalry heats up

The company establishes the over-the-top video unit in a bid to counter stiff competition for video-on-demand from global players such as Netflix.


Consumers bear brunt of digital TV delay, says lobby group

The National Black Consumer Council slams the countrys slow process to switch from analogue to digital TV, saying the delay has been at great cost to consumers.

8 Aug

Naspers appoints CEO of Connected Video unit

The company names Niclas Ekdahl CEO of the recently formed Connected Video unit that runs the Showmax and DStv Now Internet TV services.

31 Jul

Intel helps bring Smithsonian artwork to global audience

The exhibition "No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man" is now available in virtual reality powered by Intel technology.


Tbo Touch has high hopes for video-on-demand platform

The pending launch of subscription-based video-on-demand streaming platform, THD, is set to shake up the local market, says the media personality.

27 Jul

French connection for SKA project

A group of French research institutes becomes the 12th member of the Square Kilometre Array.

26 Jul

Finlux, Syntech ink digital signage distribution deal

The display solutions are designed to keep businesses on schedule, offering time-keeping and time-saving features, says Finlux.

25 Jul

Corr-Serve adds Codima to its stack

The company will offer Codima's Spider, an active monitoring and visualisation application, as part of its performance monitoring products.

Jul 18, 2018

Plantronics' Polycom acquisition good for resellers

Businesses are starting to support productivity regardless of where their employees are, says Westcon-Comstor.

Jul 16, 2018

Living to 200 may not be so far-fetched

A podcast looks at what living to 200 may be like, informed by findings from scientists and Singularity University faculty member Aubrey De Grey.