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Canadian broadcasters drawn by ‘ton of momentum’ in podcasting

Media | 07/06/2018 11:11 am EDT

In early May, the Liberal government faced questions in the House of Commons about a Canadian citizen who had returned to the country after participating in the ongoing...

Financing, consumer adoption obstacles to VR: study

Media | 06/29/2017 12:42 pm EDT

A new report indicates that the number of companies operating in the virtual reality space in Canada has grown quickly in the past few years, though they say obstacles to their success include consumer adoption, financing and the maturity of the market overall. A study found that out of 200 companies surveyed that were involved in VR in 2016, 152 were active in VR a year earlier, and only 74 a year before that, while only 15 were active in VR in 2010. “The last few years have seen an explosion in companies engaging with VR, and especially in the number who have hitched their star...

Canada’s VR industry is nascent, but set for growth

Media | 03/31/2017 8:57 pm EDT

Though virtual reality is still in its early days, it holds promise for Canada’s media industry — including for broadcasters as a new way to draw eyes to live events, such as sports, according to...

Mixed reaction to budget viewed as long on potential, short on details

Media | 03/23/2017 9:37 pm EDT

For all the focus on the digital economy, there was little in Wednesday’s budget for digital content creators, broadband infrastructure enthusiasts or fans of long-term planning, according to...