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Industrial Light and Magic, George Lucas' award-winning special effects company, has created a stunning photo-realistic augmented and virtual reality that puts Star War fans in the middle of scenes inspired by the upcoming film. In a sneak peek with USA Today, ILM showcased the experience in its I...

June 12th 2015 at 3:02pm 0 Comments
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We've seen 911 call centers that accept text messages, and now if PowerPhone gets its way you'll some day be able to use MMS messages to further pinpoint the source of your distress. Patent number 7,764,769, "Integrated Call Handler and E-Mail Systems and Methods," has just been approved by the Pate...

August 20th 2010 at 10:51am 0 Comments
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Massively multiplayer online games sometimes get a bad rap in mass media, but these games and the experience of playing them are slowly becoming more prevalent in TV and film. In fact, a new family adventure movie called "The Defenders" will focus on MMOs, and the film's concept is from none other t...

June 11th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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This German language Indiana Jones GC 06 trailer (showcasing ILM's "Euphoria" physics) is so charmingly retro it makes me want to spend 7 years shooting a shot for shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark in my backyard. Oh right, some kid already did that.

August 28th 2006 at 10:00pm 0 Comments