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By Greg Tarr Special to DEG A Twitter conversation started last month by Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn and other prominent Hollywood content creators demanding all new television sets have their motion-smoothing settings turned off by default continues to be a hot potato with TV makers. Representatives from some of the leading television brands including Samsung, Vizio, Sony, and...

Experiencing a recent stay in a high-tech Napa Valley hotel as wildfires approached andelectricity was lost inspired a change in Consumer Technology Association President and CEO Gary Shapiro's thinking on technology. "I found the experience transformational," Shapiro writes on Re/code. "Both individually and societally, we make ourselves incredibly vulnerable Gary Shapiro | CTA by relying on tech without some redundancy - also known as backup...

Inaugural ‘Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology’  Presented to Geena Davis LOS ANGELES (November 16, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is pleased to announce the opening of the second year competition for two awards: the "Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology,” which recognizes female executives in the fields of entertainment and technology who have made a...

DEG on Wednesday evening presented the inaugural Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology to Geena Davis, Founder and Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (l.)  Also recognized with the Hedy Lamarr Achievement Award for Emerging Leaders in Entertainment Technology were scholarship recipients Johanna Baumann (winner) of the University of Michigan and Carolyn diLoreto (finalist)...

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