Media

My favorite Horror / Short Work 9.5 Floor (FLOOR 9.5)

A freelance movie director Toby Meakins (Tobe Meakins)'s short horror 9.5th floor (FLOOR 9.5) is interesting, living in London. It is a work created as a short-term horror project "Bite Size Horror" for 2 minutes for Halloween. A woman who works at midnight and comes home will take the elevator. Time starts to fall from 15th floor around 0 o'clock. The elevator display stops between the 10th floor and the 9th floor, where a man asks for help but ... Horror and short films (Tags: horror) are the most suitable for video distribution (VOD) and smartphone viewing, because the favorite genre, plot (story) of the work is condensed. Also, as an advanced company that supports creative as a 2 minute advertisement, the image will improve as an advanced company (^ ^) Director Toby Meakins, screenplay Simon Allen, Georgina Campbell, Georgina Campbell, and James Cunningham. Floor 9.5 (2017) (IMDb) Rating: 7.1 FLOOR 9.5 from Toby Meakins on Vimeo. Toby Meakins (Vimeo) 29 videos A Collector repairs a Read more

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Media

Snow Statue of Anime "Golden Kamui" on Sapporo Snow Festival

Golden Kamui is a manga of Japan by Mr. Noda Satoru, a manga artist from Kitahiroshima city, Hokkaido. It is a work set in Hokkaido at the end of the Meiji era, in the weekly Young Jump (Shueisha), it is serialized from No. 38 of 2014. This work has won the "Manga Award 2016" on March 29, 2016. "Synopsis" is a former Army soldier, Sumitomo Sugimoto dreaming of a fortune and stepping on the ground of Hokkaido and taking gold dust. One day we hear the rumors of gold pieces equivalent to 80,000 yen (about 800 million yen in modern value) that the Ainu treasured. Sugimoto attached to the search line is saved by the Ainu girl Ashigopa, the battlefield attacked by Brown bear. I was impressed with the skill and knowledge as a hunter of Ashigepa, and I also learned that Ashpupa's father was robbed of gold and killed. We will ask Beijing to cooperate in searching for gold bullies on condition that you will fight the father's enemies and act together. Popular comic "Golden Kamui" is animated from April and will be broadcast on TOKYO MX, Yomiuri TV, Sapporo TV, BS11. Also, Fuji TV on demand (FOD) exclusively distributes. Golden Kamui (official website) Golden Kamui (TV anime · official website) "The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival" to be held in Sapporo from February 5 (Monday) to February 12 (Monday · Holiday) The snow image of the TV anime "Golden Kamui" is scheduled to be exhibited at Odori 4th Street Square. Snow Statue Live Camera · Sapporo Snow Festival STV Square Final Fantasy XIV "Battle of the Silver Battle" It is installed in front of the snow statue. "Golden Kamui" snow statue appears in "The 69th Sapporo Snow Festival" held in Hokkaido and Sapporo from 2/5! The snow statue is based on the diffome illustration of Sugimoto · Asi (Ri) · Shiroishi! In commemoration of animation broadcasting from April, it will be on display at the Odori · Susukino venue Odori 4-chome STV Plaza! https://t.co/tq9kuPVbeQ# Golden Kamui pic.twitter.com/RZUl2CCJVY - TV anime "Golden Kamui" Official (@ kamuy_anime) January 25, 2018

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TED

Lovely Mariana san What makes you special? (TEDx: Mariana Atencio)

It is a journalist of NBC News in the United States, and there is TED Talk of Mariana Atencio. Bilingual of Spanish and English I was born and raised in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela in South America. I am studying journalism at the Columbia graduate school in New York with a scholarship. A wonderful Mariana talks about "I chose a journalist as a profession and then what I have learned." Maryiana 7 years old from his father and 6-year-old sister to go to a summer camp in summer in the US "I want to go to places where Spanish does not communicate and experience different cultures from you" . Also, in high school I will be a roommate with girls from the Middle East. Based on these experiences, it is important to know that "knowing one's own special place" is "the first step to understand the strengths of others" and "the importance of seeing yourself in the position of others" Starting to understand, I aim to become a journalist as a profession. Hometown Venezuela is called a backyard, and labels such as "illegal immigrants", "third world" and "stranger" are affixed from the United States. I want to change this somehow and immigrate to the United States to learn journalism. Flying around the world and interviewing minority people and others got to know "What is common to everyone, that is human beings". Everyone says that they want me to understand that I can not say "normal". Published on YouTube in February 2017 (Japanese subtitles), but the number of accesses is a wonderful lecture exceeding 2.6 million times. The site says "Next Gen Journalism". Mariana Atencio (Website) Mariana Atencio (Facebook) Mariana_Atencio @ marianaatencio marianaatencio (Instagram)

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Media

2017 Mobile application usage survey report (comScore)

The 2017 report on the mobile application (The 2017 US Mobile App Report) was announced on August 24 from ComScore (comScore) which carries out the digital market analysis such as US Internet audience rating measurement and mobile usage trend survey. Half of the digital media use time has become to occupy the mobile application of the smart phone, and it is established in the modern lifestyle. You can also see interesting features from the mobile application usage trend. In the category of dramatically diversified applications, it occupies nearly two-thirds with entertainment and communication, such as social media, music, movies, games, pictures, messages, etc. Also the standardization of applications to be used is progressing. Especially the use time of movies and music is on the rise trend, it seems that trend of consolidating all kinds of media and consolidating services will continue. For applications using age brackets, Snapchat, Instagram, pandora, etc are included in Top 10 at the age of 18-34. Differences in lifestyle from those aged 35 or over, which emphasize practical and business, and differences in meaning of smartphones are manifest. Detailed reports such as differences in screen handling of smartphones according to age, the difference of one handed action, the ratio used as DeskTop, Mobile Web, Mobile App, etc. Please see the detailed report from the following. The 2017 US Mobile App Report (comScore) Download (1.8 MB: pdf)

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Media

A big 'yawn' on the live broadcast will be on air!

ROSS JANSSEN on the TV station KWCH in Wichita, Kansas, explained the weather chart at the corner of the news program but explained. Suddenly as a journalist in this weather forecast, Deedee Sun's cute "yawn" of the news caster was having a happy happening that was just airing on just timing (lol) The time is 9 o'clock at night, this weather commentary I have her report later. It probably was a moment when the tension before that air was relaxed. Due to fatigue and drowsiness that was accumulated, it seems that a big "yawn" has come out (^^) Deedee Sun is the time when I believed that "I will never be on air". Deedee Sun (Website) Deedee Sun (Facebook) I support you (^^) Adding (^^) Adding This one to the blooper reel! Someone accidentally pushes the right button at just the right time to Read more

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Media

Joined an autistic girl (Julia) on Sesame Street

New character "Julia" with autism has appeared on Sesame Street (Sesame Street) TV program for children using Muppet Character. Julia is a 4 - year - old girl who loves stuffed animals and songs, is often introduced with new friends who are curious about laughter and are very fond of playing. Julia is scheduled to debut TV programs during April, which is also an autistic awareness month, in keeping with the World Autism Society Enlightenment Day on April 2, as set by the United Nations. Contrary to low awareness of autism, the frequency of occurrence is high, it is said that 1 to 2 people in 1,000 people worldwide, 1 in 100 people including mild cases are said to have autism That's right. It is considered impossible to medically treat it at the moment, but it is thought that it will become possible to live a stable life by supporting each symptom with appropriate care and guidance. Stacy Gordon, who is in charge of Julia's muppet operation and voice production, is also a mother with autistic son. If Julia's television appearance triggers deepening of the understanding of autism, it is hoped that my son's classmate may not be surprised by his behavior. It is likely to become a wonderful program that children and adults try to understand autism together, how to prevent discrimination and prejudice against autistic children through Julia and how to contact and play together. Liberty living in New York is writing an article. Sesame Street and Autism (Sesame Street) / Sesame Workshop (Facebook) Sesame Street Production Team Newest "Sesame Street" Muppet has autism: Meet Julia (CBS 60 Minutes) Autistic girl Muppets on Sesame Street , Julia gets new subscription (How to play NY) Every year, we develop a developmental awareness week as April 2 to 8 of the World Autism Society Enlightenment Day. World Autistic Enlightenment Day Japan Executive Committee (Official Site) General Authority Japan Autism Society (Official Site)

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Innovation

A flat-rate service to stream TV broadcasts "YouTube TV"

Google announced a flat-rate service "YouTube TV" for streaming TV broadcasts as it is. It corresponds to every device that can watch YouTube from smartphone to PC and Chrtomecast. Four major networks of ABC / CBS / NBC / FOX in the United States, plus 47 major professional channels such as ESPN and Disney Channel can be watched. The service provision area starts from the metropolitan area and gradually expands to the whole country. The viewing fee is $ 35 per month which is about half of the existing cable TV. Live broadcasting can handle up to 3 streams at the same time, accounts can be registered up to 6 accounts, so if you pay 35 dollars a month you will be able to cover one home TV environment. Viewing can be watched on demand with not only live streaming on air but also capacity unlimited recording function. Just by placing the program in favorites, you have virtually recorded it, you can call it back at any time after the broadcast. There seems to be restriction on viewing of some content so that NFL's game relay can not be viewed due to agreement with Verizon. Also, CM is inserted like normal TV broadcasting. However, we also adopt a mechanism that allows you to skip by fast forwarding for viewing on CM with the recording function. According to AI (Machine Learning Network), Google is to present recommended and recommended programs according to user's taste. Finally, it seems that "Intellectual Agent · Television" will be realized that learns my taste and searches for useful information cross-talk (TV, net), accumulates, records and advises. Combined with Google Home, remote control becomes unnecessary (^ ^) Announcing "YouTube TV" to deliver TV broadcast as it is. CATV half price, recording unlimited capacity (Engadget Japan version) Intelligent agent · TV dawn

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Media

Under the law anyone can equally get married (Presidential Freedom Medal)

Actors Tom Hanks and Robert De Niro in the US on November 22, singer Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and former basketball player Michael Jordan , And 21 other people in total, President Obama received the "Presidential Freedom Medal" which is the highest ranking as a general citizen. We also accept architect Frank Gehry and Grace Hopper, who is known for the development of program language COBOL and anecdotes about "bugs". It was a popular comedian and moderator Ellen DeGeneres. Comedian, as an actress It was coming out in 1997 when he was gay. We also released a relationship with the actress. There were few male celebrities coming out in the United States at that time, it was epoch-making to announce that female celebrities are gays. After coming out, I have experienced many hardships, such as receiving harassment and getting out of work. President Obama said, "It has guided our country in the right direction, what a burden it is, we carried this burden until we exposed her career to risk, it is not an easy thing to do, I honed her. Degeneress' s eyes who are always making people laugh were red with tears. After Presidential Freedom Medal ceremony ceremony, Tom Hanks told reporters, "It is an amazing honor, I will become another president next January, but I hope that you will demonstrate wonderful leadership like President Obama I am hoping. " President Obama Names Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (11/16 Release, whitehouse.gov) The Ellen DeGeneres Show (official website) Mr. Obama, the Ellen's Room Mr. Obama, the courage of the comed-out actress honoring honor (BBC News Japan ) Mr. Tom Hanks and Mr. Bill · Gates et al. "Order of Freedom" (NHK News)

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Media

In terms of use time, digital exceeds TV in 2018 (Japan)

On November 16, eMarketer announced the transition of usage time of major media in Japan and Germany. Looking at the trend of "TV usage time and digital use time" in Japan, it is predicted that digital (3 hours 14 minutes) will exceed television (3 hours 17 minutes) during 2018. In the United States, digital use time exceeds the TV use time in 2013, so Japan is five years behind. Germany is also announced, but next year (2017) it is predicted that digital will beat television. It can be inferred that Japan is late as 2018 because the proportion of elderly people who have long time to watch TV only is high. Japan Adults in Japan Focus Media Time on TV (eMarketer) Germany Adults in Germany to Spend More Time with Digital than TV Next Year (eMarketer) In 2018 of the United States, digital use time is 6 hours 01 minutes (2018), television viewing It is estimated that the time is 3 hours 55 minutes (2018). You can see that digital and television are both long time compared to Japan. Simply totaling it is about 10 hours (haha) United States Growth in Time Spent with Media Read more

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Media

AT & T Acquires Time Warner Agreement at $ 85.4 Billion

AT & T Inc. (AT & T) is the largest telephone company in the United States, providing Internet connection, video distribution service, etc. The head office is located in Dallas, Texas, and AT & T is the abbreviation of the former company The American Telephone & Telegraph Company. Time Warner Inc. is a comprehensive media company in the United States. It is a multimedia company (media conglomerate) with the movie company "Warner Bros.", the news channel "CNN", cable TV station "HBO", and others. The market capitalization of AT & T is about 238 billion dollars (about 24 trillion 572 billion yen), ranking second in the industry, and Time Warner's market capitalization is about 67.5 billion dollars (about 7.1 trillion yen). Last year, AT & T acquired DirecTV of US satellite broadcasting for 48.5 billion dollars, but the acquisition of Time Warner will exceed it, according to Bloomberg data, it will be the largest acquisition in the past ten years, according to the data of Bloomberg. On October 22, AT & T officially announced that it had agreed with $ 85.4 billion (about 8,881.6 billion yen). AT & T to Acquire Time Warner (10/22 AT & T NEWSROOM) Among telecommunications companies in the United States, media contention competition has begun for several years. While consumers' cable TV (CATV) and television are getting away, it is aimed to secure valuable content and offer it online to customers. According to WSJ 's coverage on October 19, Google is said to have agreed with the company by broadcasting CBS' s TV program with a Web TV service that will be launched nearly. It seems that Google is already pursuing a business negotiation with Fox and Disney which is the parent company of ABC. Google launched this new service from the beginning of 2017 as Unplugged on YouTube, and some of the paid membership service YouTube Red seems to be available from this contract. Read more

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Media

A new way to watch Facebook videos on TV

You can now play videos of Facebook on a large TV in the living room. This new feature streams videos uploaded to Facebook news feeds to TV via Apple's Apple TV and Google's Chromecast. To watch Facebook videos in a new way, tap "TV icon" displayed at the top right of the newsfeed movie, then select the device you want to use for streaming. First of all it was implemented in the iOS version, but the Android version will be updated soon. You can continue to use Facebook as usual, such as scrolling through the news feed while the video is streaming. Facebook will occupy both the large-sized television in the living room and the mobile device. If you are streaming live video on Facebook, you can see real-time reactions and comments on the screen. And you can join yourself in the conversation such as reactions and comments. YouTube already has the ability to stream videos to TV. The addition of Facebook's new streaming function is a strategy to make all variations as possible in order to keep it out of the trend and also about the viewing platform of Facebook video. Movie distribution companies, Amazon, Apple, Google, etc are entering over the large TV screen in the living room. New Facebook joins Online video seamlessly watching from mobile to large TV, it is common sense that there is a conversation function (^ ^) A New Way to Watch Videos From Facebook on Your TV (10/13 newsroom) Facebook video is streaming to the living room TV (TechCrunch Japan)

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Innovation

Conversational assistant function Google Assistant and Google Home

Google announced the Artificial Intelligence (AI) adoption bot 'Google Assistant' at the annual developer conference 'Google I / O 2016'. It will be available on various Google services and hardware, including the newly announced new messaging application "Allo", the video chat application "Duo", "Google Home" and others. CEO Sundar Pichai repeated the importance of machine learning and AI in keynote and explained that Google Assistant is a natural language conversation-based assistant utilizing these technologies. "We want to offer Google that has been optimized for each user". Users will analyze the context of questions and instructions from users based on AI learned with enormous amounts of user data such as schedule, contact information, location information, search history via Google Account, and try to respond appropriately. I think that it seems like Google Home for voice assistant terminal for home. It has a microphone and a speaker and combines the function of Google Assistant of artificial intelligence bot and the function of Chromecast. In addition, it is also possible to control consumer electronics associated with Nest's IoT products under Alphabet. There is an LED light on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection, diagonal top face, it blinks when receiving an instruction etc. You can call "Ok Google", listen to the weather forecast, turn on the lights in the room, shed music, arrange dispatch with Uber, order flowers. Price is undecided, release time is "within the year". Google Home is a key communication technology that develops into "home AI robot" that responds to various requests in the conversation from elderly people in the home to young children. Immediately, we announced that humanoid robot "Pepper" will correspond to Android and we will begin preliminary sale of models for developers from July. You can see how you are using Google Home by looking at the following demo video. Gigazine explains in an easy-to-understand manner. Google's Home Audio Assistant Speaker "Google Home" recognizes conversations such as "turning on the light", "showing the video on TV", "playing music", etc. (Gigazine) Developed by Android Pepper It started selling for July from July. Development of a system that can control the Pepper remotely (Engadget Japan version) Intelligent agent · The beginning of TV (10/14/2010 Nobuyuki Kokai) Articles 6 years ago (^ ^)

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