Red Digital Cinema and Leia Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership to Bring Disruptive Lightfield Holographic Smartphone to the Consumer Market
Red Digital Cinema, the leading manufacturer of professional digital cinema cameras, and Leia Inc, the leading provider of lightfield holographic display solutions for mobile, announced today a long-term exclusive partnership to bring the world’s first lightfield “holographic” smartphone -- the HYDROGEN ONE -- into the hands of consumers in the first half of 2018.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170907005038/en/
Hydrogen One -- Lit-by-Leia (Photo: Business Wire)
The strategic partnership will leverage RED’s expertise in digital content creation and deep connections in the film industry as well as Leia’s proprietary lightfield display technology and software platform to disrupt the world of mobile entertainment. The Hydrogen program will feature stunning holographic content and 3D sound for movie viewing, interactive gaming, social messaging and mixed reality.
RED was founded by Jim Jannard, with a mission to disrupt the cinema industry. In 2007 it introduced the “RED ONE”, the first 4K digital camera that forever changed the way cinematographers shoot motion pictures. Today RED cameras have been widely embraced by Hollywood and endorsed by acclaimed directors David Fincher, Ridley Scott, Peter Jackson and Jim Cameron. Now Jannard is doing it all over again, building on RED’s brand, extensive image capture technology and industrial design expertise to launch a new consumer product.
Leia leverages recent breakthroughs in Nano-Photonic design and manufacturing to provide a complete lightfield “holographic” display solution for mobile devices, through proprietary hardware and software. The Silicon Valley firm commercializes LCD-based mobile screens able to synthesize lightfield holographic content while preserving the normal operation of the display.
“This is an incredible opportunity for both companies and a perfect marriage,” says Jim Jannard, Founder and Chairman of RED. “Leia brings a very special piece of technology that blends seamlessly with our vision of a ground-breaking and disruptive consumer product.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Jim and the RED team on the Hydrogen program,” says David Fattal, Leia Founder and CEO. “They have a bold vision and share our urge to disrupt the mobile industry with true innovation.”
“Jim has had a marked influence on our team,” adds Fattal. “He is an amazing inventor and designer with a unique flair to create global consumer brands. We could not have found a better partner to enter the consumer realm.”
RED has made a strategic investment in Leia, and Jannard will be joining the Leia board of directors.
About Red Digital Cinema -- www.red.com
RED Digital Cinema continues to lead the world in innovation in the manufacture of professional digital cameras and accessories. RED began the revolution in 2006 with the 4K RED ONE digital cinema camera. RED then released the DSMC (Digital Stills and Motion Camera) system in 2008 that for the first time enabled the same camera to shoot feature films, television programs and elite still photography. What have the creators of "The Hobbit” trilogy and “The Martian”, the Emmy-winning "House of Cards”, and the cover editors of "Vogue" and "Harper's Bazaar” found in RED? Combined compact and lightweight design, superior image quality, incredible dynamic range, modularity, and cutting edge performance — including up to 8K resolution. The cameras of RED’s DSMC2 line — RED RAVEN, SCARLET-W, RED EPIC-W, and WEAPON — currently lead the industry. Now, in 2017, RED's newest 8K sensor, HELIUM, sets the new image quality standard with the highest DxO Mark score ever.
About Leia Inc. -- www.leiainc.com
Founded in 2014 by David Fattal, Zhen Peng and Pierre-Emmanuel Evreux, Leia Inc is a technology spin-off from Hewlett-Packard laboratories developing a lightfield display technology platform for mobile devices. Through Nanotechnology and Software innovation, the company empowers device manufacturers and content providers in various industries to create the next digital experience for consumer. The company is based in Menlo Park, CA with operations in Suzhou, China.
Om Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
CNIM Presents a Rapid Version of The LCAT® Shore-to-Shore Featuring Unique Operational Capabilities23.10.2018 15:45 | Pressemelding
The L-CAT® Shore-to-shore presented by CNIM at Euronaval 2018 delivers a major increase in performance for amphibious missions. The L-CAT® Shore-to-shore has been upgrated since its launch 2 years ago. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181023005869/en/ CNIM's amphibious craft, the L-CAT® Shore-to-shore (Photo: CNIM) The L-CAT® Shore-to-shore is now the only vessel with the ability to transport 80 tonnes at 25 knots in conditions up to sea state 5, land in shallow water (~1m) and accommodate 42 passengers for long distance trips. Highly maneuvrable, the L-CAT® Shore-to-shore provides exceptional operational flexibility for amphibious assaults and humanitarian operations, without compromising between speed and payload. Its wide loading platform (145 m²), ability to travel up to 800 nautical miles when loaded, self-defence and communication capabilities are tactical advantages for the projection of Forces. Its spee
Exterior Plus, a Portfolio Company of H.I.G. Capital, Acquires Impactmedia23.10.2018 13:03 | Pressemelding
Exterior Plus, the out-of-home advertising platform of H.I.G. Capital, announces the acquisition of Impactmedia (the “Company”), a leading shopping mall advertising company, with over 630 million viewers in high-traffic premium locations throughout Spain. This is a major step forward in Exterior Plus’s consolidation strategy, as it aims to become the Spanish leader in out-of-home advertising with a unique, diversified and highly-competitive product portfolio, reaching very diverse audiences at a national level. Impactmedia is an experienced leader in shopping mall advertising, offering digital advertising as well as special marketing actions. The Company operates in over 90 shopping centers where it has more than 1,200 digital displays. The acquisition allows Exterior Plus to gain a strong presence near points of sale, a key value driver for advertisers. H.I.G. Capital acquired and established the Exterior Plus group in December 2015. The group currently markets more than 25,000 advert
Active-Semi’s New PMICs Reduce Size and Increase Power Density with Leading Field Programable Technology23.10.2018 13:00 | Pressemelding
The ACT88325 and ACT88326 PMICs are integrated field programmable ActivePMU™ power management units, also referred to as PMICs (Power Management ICs). The products are highly flexible with non-volatile memory and come pre-programmed and can be field programmed via I²C or via GPIOs for multiple applications. The ACT88325 powers up based on the preconfigured startup sequence as soon as power is applied to the input pin, whereas ACT88326 implements a Push Button Startup that relies on a customer’s interaction with, for example, a portable application like an Action Camera, Video Doorbell, Body Camera or other handheld applications. “Low external component count, extremely small WLCSP package and high configurability significantly speeds time to market and reduces PCB size and BOM cost,” says David Briggs, VP and General Manager of Power Solutions at Active-Semi. “The ACT88325 and ACT88326 are a great addition to our lineup and are specifically designed for the highest power density in SSD
Visa Brings a Simpler, Safer Experience to Digital Payments23.10.2018 13:00 | Pressemelding
Visa (NYSE: V) today announced a continued commitment to reducing friction and improving security in digital commerce by reiterating support of the draft EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) Specification. The draft EMV SRC Specification provides a foundation for digital transactions that gives consumers, merchants and issuers a single digital point-of-sale, resulting in a consistent, convenient and secure way to pay. EMVCo has spent the last year gathering feedback from across the payment ecosystem on the specification. Visa now encourages merchants, issuers, acquirer gateways and other interested participants to provide feedback and comment during a 45-day public comment window. Once complete, EMVCo will publish the final specification. Shoppers are increasingly migrating to websites, mobile phones and voice-activated devices, but their buying experiences are full of friction because they are required to manually enter payment details. With SRC, consumers’ digital buying experiences wil
New Nordson EFD Fluid Dispensing Video Gallery is Now Live23.10.2018 12:23 | Pressemelding
Nordson EFD , a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, announces the launch of a new online video portal, which is now live and can be viewed at videos.nordsonefd.com. The portal can also be accessed through Nordson EFD’s existing Video Gallery web page at nordsonefd.com/videos. EFD strives to satisfy its customer base and wanted to create a more efficient and user-friendly video interface. The video gallery is organized with all videos on one main page so users do not have to search through different web pages to find what they need. “Generating product and application knowledge through video is important to EFD and users should receive the best experience possible,” said Rhonda Mitchell, Global Marketing Communications Manager at Nordson EFD. EFD’s new video gallery provides more than 200 videos in English and nine other languages. The gallery is organized by categories that are divided into subcategories, which makes loca
PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. Reports $18.1 Million in Sales Surpassing Entire Revenue Generated in 201723.10.2018 12:00 | Pressemelding
PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN ) today announced sales of $18.1 Million for the first 9 months of the year, realizing an $8.6 Million increase in year over year sales. This follows the Company’s recent announcement of its record third quarter revenues of $6.1 Million. Driven by the growth of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Diamond CBD, Inc., PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. has taken root as an industry leader in the growing market for premium hemp extracts. PotNetwork Holdings is expanding its research and development, multinational marketing and international distribution of a broad range of hemp-derived cannabinoids and other natural hemp derivatives. PotNetwork Holdings also reported that sales of Diamond CBD Products are coming 60% from its wholesale distribution network and 40% from online sales including from www.diamondcbd.com. “I am extremely pleased with our year-over-year growth,” said Kevin Hagen, president of Diamond CBD. “We provide customers with a high-quality product