Archives: Technology

Titanic 3D will make waves in the Stereo 3D space

2012/03/28 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: CBS, Television, TV.

Titanic 3D will be release this coming Tuesday and is sure to make some wave in the Stereo 3D industry. I haven’t saw the final result yet but I have seen 18 minutes back in September and a friend saw the completed version last Saturday. I can tell you that it is a milestone. Titanic • Read More »

Facebook because “circles” and privacy don’t matter

2012/01/31 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, TV.

Hard not to talk about Facebook this week. The rise of Facebook had been nothing short of spectacular and even movies have been made about it. In that context, it’s hard to say something original and I was thinking about skipping the subject altogether. However, I have been seeing the ads from Google promoting their • Read More »

Is there such a thing as “native” 3D in Stereo 3D?

2012/01/23 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: CBS, Television, TV.

A subject that I often stumble upon in various articles, conferences and comments is the question of content being “native 3D” and this is often used in opposition to converted content. First, let’s clarify the question of “native 3D”. I think that the usage in this context is abusive and that it is a bias • Read More »

3DTV without glasses?

2012/01/16 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | 2 Comments | Filed in: CBS, Television, TV.

The question of glasses required to watch 3DTV has been a recurring one for quite some time and it still seem to bother some people. One thing that is fundamental in understanding the issue is that the current generation of 3D (on television but also in theatre) is not the same 3D as you perceive • Read More »

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YouTube wants you to spend more time there

2012/01/09 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television, TV.

Just read an interesting article about YouTube in the New Yorker and it makes be comes back to one my favorite subject: Distribution. According to that paper, YouTube is in the process to launch what they call “YouTube Original Channels” and what strikes me is that it is basically the same model that has been used • Read More »

Old blog

2010/12/01 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television.

This site is the new blog for “SavardFaire.tv”. Over the last year, we have made several entries on a blog hosted on blogger. You can visit that site with the link below. Savard Blogger Site

Apple TV: A test in streaming business model

2010/09/01 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, Television, TV.

These days, everyone seems to point as the Internet as the future distribution conduit for television. In fact, this has been the story for a little over 5 years now. While technically, it is feasible, the issue holding everything is the lack of a lucrative business model that can challenge the magnitude of revenue from • Read More »

Yelp as an anti-brand hero

2010/08/15 | By Stéphanie Maude Savard | No Comments | Filed in: Technology, TV.

I made a quick trip to Charlevoix last week. Without much planning, we needed to stop to eat a quick bite on the road. Although, generally, I prefer to eat at good independent restaurants, the lack of time and planning made me want to consider a chain restaurant. A large chain restaurant is a brand, • Read More »