user experience

Virtual reality: Five key principles to avoid motion sickness

From September 15 to 19, b<>com will offer visitors to IBC in Amsterdam a virtual reality experience that simulates undersea exploration. This technological demonstration has had the teams of the Usage & Acceptability Laboratory working for years, particularly on the phenomenon of motion sickness. Guillaume Jégou, Head of the Laboratory, tells us more about their work on this issue.
Virtual reality: Five key principles to avoid motion sickness

IBC: b<>com tests out the virtual reality of the future in a French theme park: The Virtual Arctic Expedition

{Rennes, July 12th 2017} In advance of the 2017 annual IBC show (International Broadcasting Convention), b<>com, a French Institute of Research and Technology is currently testing for the first time in public its next-generation virtual-reality demo: a dive into the Arctic Ocean. This test has been set up in collaboration with the French ocean theme park, Océanopolis. Testing out brand-new developments in virtual reality with park attendees is an awesome opportunity and the potential for application in education and health is very exciting.
IBC: b<>com tests out the virtual reality of the future in a French theme park: The Virtual Arctic Expedition

b<>com wins the prestigious Technology Innovation Award during NAB Show

{Rennes, April 26th 2017} The French innovation center b<>com has just been awarded at the NAB Show 2017 for its SDR-to-HDR up-conversion technology. Launched during the 2009 NAB Show, the Technology Innovation Award recognizes organizations that bring advanced technology exhibits and demonstrations of significant merit to NAB Show, the first worldwide gathering and trade show for the broadcasting industry.
b<>com wins the prestigious Technology Innovation Award during NAB Show

New release : the most versatile SDR-HDR converter technology

{France, April 13th 2017} The French innovation center b<>com has been selected to exhibit at NAB show’s Futures Park (booth N2035FP). Among the five cutting edge technologies released, b<>com will present for the first time several implementations of a compact, high-performance technology to convert SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) content into HDR (High Dynamic Range) format in real time. It makes it possible to benefit from the performance of the new HDR screens while preserving the artistic intent of SDR sources.
New release : the most versatile SDR-HDR converter technology

SXSW 2017 : The “E Factor”

South by Southwest Interactive and Film ended in Austin on Thursday. A record crowd came out, with many widely seen moments like always, such as appearances by astronaut Buzz Aldrin (his "We explore or we expire " was the theme of the week) and Vice President Joe Biden. But besides the stars, the event is the place where creators and innovators from all over the world meet to discuss trends for 10 days. This 2017 edition will be defined by the "E factor": E for Experience, Experimentation, Engagement and Empowerment.
SXSW 2017 : The “E Factor”