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RCH Europe to Present Smart Solutions for POS at INTERGASTRA 2018

Multiplatform cloud-based technology for an increasingly mobile world INNSBRUCK, Austria, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of … Read the full press release

Orange: Pickle TV is the link between the world of TV and the Internet; available on smartphones, tablets, TV

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From today (10/01/2018), Orange offers its TV and mobile customers the unique and innovative Pickle TV offer. Available on all screens for €4.99 per month, without commitment, this offer aggregates different content for the curious and … Read the full press release

Barco: change of the ownership structure of BarcoCFG joint venture for the Chinese cinema market

Regulated information Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, the global leader in cinema technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement with China Film Co., Ltd. (“CFG or China Film Group”) to change the ownership structure of its … Read the full press release

Barco forms strategic joint venture with China Film Co., Appotronics and CITICPE

Regulated information Kortrijk, Belgium, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, the global leader in cinema technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement to enter into a strategic joint venture with China Film Co. Ltd (“CFG”), Appotronics and CITICPE. The … Read the full press release

Sky Jeremy Darroch on the digital Wild West: time for tech giants to experience the formal scrutiny or regulation of media companies

Opinion piece from Jeremy Darroch Group Chief Executive, Sky Originally published in The Times on Tuesday 28 November 2017 Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Every day new headlines are written about inappropriate video appearing on YouTube, about fake news or Russian … Read the full press release

Sky Sports Arena will become Sky Sports Darts HD from 14 December to 3 January

Sky Sports is set to celebrate 25 years of broadcasting the World Darts Championship with a dedicated darts channel, and brand new programming. Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 14 December to 3 January, Sky Sports Arena will become … Read the full press release

MTG Studios: Crime drama ‘Wisting’ will be one of Norway’s biggest ever drama productions

STOCKHOLM, 27-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The next original series from MTG Studios will be Norwegian crime drama ‘Wisting’, which will be one of Norway’s biggest ever drama productions and is supported by the Norwegian Film Institute. Filming starts in January 2018 … Read the full press release

EQT Mid Market announces partnership with Epidemic Sound

EQT Mid Market joins forces with Epidemic Sound, a new breed of music company that collaborates with musicians all over the world to produce quality music that soundtracks everything from TV and film productions to online videos on YouTube or … Read the full press release

Sir Tony Robinson and composer Professor Paul Mealor will raise funds for cancer and dementia research at the University of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Actor and presenter Sir Tony Robinson has joined forces with renowned composer Professor Paul Mealor to create a Christmas concert that will raise funds for cancer and dementia research at the University of Aberdeen. The fourth … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media: LGT to back Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons

International private banking and asset management group inks deal covering next two seasons ZUG, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LGT has signed a major agreement to back the Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons. The deal was negotiated … Read the full press release

EBU Members can now convert their audio clips into video content to share on social networks

Radio might be the very first social network. Its ability to connect with its audience, engage them in two-way conversations and tell compelling stories means the platforms are natural bedfellows. However it has not always been easy for radio stations … Read the full press release

Evonik: German documentary film “You’ll never walk alone” will open the Liverpool Independent Film Festival on November 10, 2017

Evonik co-production tells the story of the world’s favorite soccer anthem ESSEN, 17-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German documentary film “You’ll never walk alone”, directed by André Schäfer, will open the Liverpool Independent Film Festival on Friday, November 10. This was … Read the full press release

Throne of Lies, the highly anticipated online game of Deceit, launches on Steam

LAS VEGAS, U.S.A, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The highly anticipated social deduction game Throne of Lies: The Online Game of Deceit launches with PC, Mac and Linux support today at noon PST. The 3D, online multiplayer game is the next … Read the full press release

University of York: film recreates the dramatic events of the Oaks Colliery explosions in Barnsley in 1866

A University of York professor has made a film recreating the dramatic events of the Oaks Colliery explosions in Barnsley in December 1866. YORK, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stephen Linstead, a filmmaker and professor at the York Management School, has brought … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group: Argentinian pay-TV operators CableVideo and Colsecor select technology and services from Conax

CableVideo deploys pay-TV and OTT advanced consumer offerings based on Conax multi-DRM content protection Colsecor’s operator cooperative deploys DVB content offering secured by Conax Contego, including modular Contego flexibility to enable advanced multi-device content offering in the future Strategic partner, … Read the full press release

Kenyan orphans will get taste of life at University of Dundee

DUNDEE, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 22 Kenyan orphans will get a taste of life at University and take to the stage this week as they continue their singing tour of the United Kingdom at the University of Dundee. The ‘Singing Children … Read the full press release

Neste Jacobs releases the first new generation digital game called NAPCON Games Distiller

ESPOO, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs releases the first new generation digital game called NAPCON Games Distiller. It is developed for operator training and operator testing purposes for the process industry and training institutes, … Read the full press release

Infront: BWT AQUA AG strengthens its sponsorship commitment in Switzerland

International water technology group will be visible from the start of new season, which begins 19/20 September 2017 ZUG, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Ice Hockey Cup strengthens its partner portfolio for the upcoming 2017/18 season with a top … Read the full press release

MTG will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG’s TV channels and streaming service Viaplay will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Starting on 9 September, fight fans can follow every punch live as … Read the full press release

Eni honored to be the Sole Official Sponsor of the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana, Kazakhstan

Eni’s commitment to the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana is demonstrated by its involvement and active participation to an event that takes place during EXPO-2017. During the Astana tour, from the 1st until 9th of September, Teatro alla Scala will perform … Read the full press release

“Heillandi Peking” Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög haldin í Reykjavík

(Aðeins sem tilvísun og háð viðburðinum) Reykjavík, Íslandi, 02-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski … Read the full press release

Grammy Winner Coolio & Wrestling Legend Virgil on an Adult Star’s Presidential Ticket – Press Conference

Embarrassed by the state of the country, adult star Cherie DeVille wants to lead by example, bringing change to the country – a Real Person for the People DeVille’s Team features Coolio as Vice President, with WWE great Virgil as … Read the full press release

BMW Motorrad: The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition in Berlin with new home at Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg

MUNICH, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition went out with a bang under yesterday’s starry late summer night sky. On the grounds of the Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg in Berlin, the festival appealed to its audience with a … Read the full press release

Wieland Speck will contribute to Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme

BERLIN, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wieland Speck, until now head of the Berlinale’s Panorama section, will in the future be contributing his extensive range of expertise on film to the Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme. Starting in 1982, Wieland Speck … Read the full press release

UFA Film Nights expected to attract thousands of film friends to Museum Island in Berlin’s historic center

Early masterpieces of cinematic history and a contemporary UFA movie attract cinephiles to Museum Island Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe: Preserving the silent film heritage is important common cause UFA co-CEOs Wolf Bauer and Nico Hofmann: UFA Film Nights highlight innovative … Read the full press release

UKTV Originals’ new branding features handcrafted logo drawn by award-winning hand lettering artist Alison Carmichael

LONDON, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UKTV, Britain’s biggest multichannel broadcast network, today revealed branding for its fast-increasing slate of commissioned programming, UKTV Originals. The launch of the new branding follows UKTV’s track record for launching successful original shows such as, John Bishop … Read the full press release

Bookings for Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing open for Virgin TV customers

HOOK, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bookings for this epic clash open today for Virgin TV customers What: Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing When: Saturday 26 August, midnight Where: Sky Sports Box Office on Virgin TV Cost: £19.95 for SD, … Read the full press release

EBU: Programmes from 13 different countries nominated for the Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin

Programmes from 13 different countries have been nominated to win a coveted Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin, on 19 September, organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). GENEVA, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The list of 40 nominees in … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz/SXSW: Concert of the German hip-hop band “Beginner” at the me Convention

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 15 to 17 September 2017, the me Convention – initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW – will bring together leading thinkers from the economy, design, technology and creative industries during the IAA in Frankfurt. … Read the full press release

California-based Galaxy Theatres to upgrade its DFX auditoriums with Barco laser projectors

Sacramento, Ca. USA, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cinema technology leader Barco is the projector provider of choice for growing southern California-based Galaxy Theatres, providing its Flagship and Smart Laser projectors to outfit all of the exhibitor’s premium large format (PLF) screens … Read the full press release