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Entertainment Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

KUKA Showcases AI-driven Robot Programming and Innovations at Hannover Messe

(IN BRIEF) Automation company KUKA gears up for Hannover Messe in April, focusing on innovation and young research talent. The KUKA Innovation Award highlights robotics solutions tailored for various industries, while at the Microsoft stand, KUKA demonstrates how artificial intelligence … Read the full press release

Trilogy NextGen Unveils Private 5G Network at TBN Studio, Revolutionizing Broadcasting

(IN BRIEF) Trilogy NextGen introduces a cutting-edge private 5G network deployment at Trinity Broadcasting Network’s (TBN) new PLEX studio in Dallas-Fort Worth, leveraging Microsoft Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC) and Ericsson’s 5G Radio Dot System. This innovative network enables … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Showcases “Connecting your world” Promise at MWC 2024 with AI Premiere and Soccer Excitement

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom’s presence at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 revolves around its brand claim “Connecting your world,” emphasizing innovation, entertainment, and brand immersion. At the heart of their exhibit is “Telekom Super Soccer,” an interactive 3D LED installation … Read the full press release

Linguistics in Play: “Streektaalstrijd” Board Game Showcases Regional Languages of Netherlands and Flanders

(IN BRIEF) PhD candidates Raoul Buurke, Hedwig Sekeres, and Lourens Visser from the University of Groningen’s Faculty of Arts have introduced “Streektaalstrijd,” a board game aiming to promote linguistic diversity and cultural understanding. Players engage in a linguistic battle, answering … Read the full press release

UniCredit Sponsors Youth America’s Cup, Nurturing Next Generation of Sailors

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit has announced its support for the third edition of the Youth America’s Cup and will serve as the naming partner for the UniCredit Youth America’s Cup Regatta. Scheduled from September 17th to 26th in Barcelona, the event … Read the full press release

SIXT Announces Platinum Partnership with FC Bayern Basketball for Exciting Sports Engagement

(IN BRIEF) SIXT, the premium mobility provider, is strengthening its brand presence in professional sports by partnering with FC Bayern Basketball, effective from February 2024 until summer 2026. This platinum partnership will grant SIXT access to an extensive marketing package, … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and DFB Promote Inclusion and Diversity in Football at SPOBIS Conference in Hamburg

(IN BRIEF) The SPOBIS Conference in Hamburg saw discussions revolving around inclusion, diversity, and football, featuring the German Football Association (DFB) and Volkswagen. The ‘Inclusion in Football’ workshop addressed topics such as inclusive football clubs, emphasizing experiences over results, and … Read the full press release

LEGO House Introduces Interactive ‘Build the Change’ Experience Promoting Sustainability Through Play

(IN BRIEF) LEGO House in Billund, Denmark, has launched a new experience in collaboration with the LEGO Group’s ‘Build the Change’ initiative, commencing the 2024 season with an innovative twist. This interactive activity, developed over a year, aims to engage … Read the full press release

Bang & Olufsen Unveils High-End Home Integration Portfolio at ISE 2024

(IN BRIEF) At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2024, Bang & Olufsen is showcasing its latest high-end product and home integration portfolio, focusing on its new high-end cinematic range, including the powerful Beosound Theatre soundbar, Beolab 28 wireless stereo loudspeaker, and … Read the full press release

CES 2024: Luminar and Mercedes-AMG Extend Partnership to Enhance Safety in Formula 1 with LiDAR Technology

(IN BRIEF) Luminar, a global automotive technology company, has expanded its partnership with Mercedes-Benz to collaborate with the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team. The collaboration aims to integrate Luminar’s LiDAR technology into the Official FIA F1 Safety Car, the Mercedes-AMG … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Hyper-Personalized User Experience and Innovative Entertainment at CES 2024

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz unveils a series of digital advancements and collaborations at CES 2024, focusing on delivering a hyper-personalized user experience in their vehicles. The key highlight is the MBUX Virtual Assistant, powered by generative AI and advanced 3D graphics, … Read the full press release

CES 2024: Mercedes-AMG and Launch MBUX SOUND DRIVE, Turning Cars into Musical Instruments

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-AMG and musician collaborate to introduce MBUX SOUND DRIVE, a groundbreaking interactive music experience for Mercedes-AMG vehicles. This innovative technology utilizes sensors and advanced software to interpret various driving dynamics, such as acceleration and braking, and converts … Read the full press release

CES 2024: Mercedes-Benz Unveils MBUX Virtual Assistant with Generative AI for Hyper-Personalized In-Car Experience

(IN BRIEF) Mercedes-Benz unveils its new MBUX Virtual Assistant powered by generative AI, transforming the car-driver relationship with natural conversation. This development, showcased at CES 2024, brings a more natural and intuitive interface to Mercedes-Benz vehicles, allowing for proactive support … Read the full press release

Vivo and Ericsson’s 5G Solutions Ensure Seamless Connectivity at São Paulo’s ‘The Town’ Festival

(IN BRIEF) São Paulo’s inaugural ‘The Town’ music, culture, and art festival, held from September 2nd to 10th, 2023, provided an immersive experience for attendees with the help of Vivo and Ericsson’s 5G infrastructure. To serve the estimated 500,000 festivalgoers, … Read the full press release

Vodafone Introduces Vodafone TV PLAY: A Smart Entertainment Hub with Voice Control and Immersive Audio

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone has launched Vodafone TV PLAY in Ireland, offering customers a comprehensive entertainment solution. This smart entertainment hub features hands-free voice control powered by Google Assistant, enabling users to effortlessly search for content, change channels, record shows, and … Read the full press release

LEGO Expands Braille Learning with New Languages and Playful Braille Bricks Set

(IN BRIEF) To celebrate World Braille Day, the LEGO Group is introducing three new languages to its LEGO Braille Bricks product, aimed at children aged 6 and above. Previously distributed to organizations focused on educating visually impaired children, the LEGO … Read the full press release

University of York Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of YorkTalks Research Showcase with Engaging Topics

(IN BRIEF) The University of York is hosting its tenth annual YorkTalks research showcase, featuring experts delivering free short talks on a variety of subjects, including the future of local pubs, artificial intelligence ethics, and the role of spirituality in … Read the full press release

KPN Volunteers Organize Festive Christmas Dinners for 600 Lonely Elderly People in Groningen, Amersfoort, and Rotterdam

(IN BRIEF) This holiday season, 200 KPN volunteers in Groningen, Amersfoort, and Rotterdam will bring warmth and joy to 600 elderly individuals facing loneliness. The initiative, known as the Mooiste Contact Fonds, prioritizes social connection by uniting people, especially those … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Ventures into Fortnite with ‘Out of Bounds Odyssey’ to Connect with Gen Z Gamers

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto, known for its innovation in the digital realm, is reaching out to younger audiences by introducing its brand within the popular online video game Fortnite. The carmaker has crafted a unique gaming experience with the Fortnite … Read the full press release

Nominations Open for Axel Springer Prize for Young Journalism, Now Featuring AI-Related Categories

(IN BRIEF) The nomination phase for the Axel Springer Prize for Young Journalism, a prestigious award for young journalists in the German-speaking region, has officially begun. The prize, which is being awarded for the 33rd time, is organized by the … Read the full press release

CUPRA Joins Forces with 37th America’s Cup in Barcelona, Unveils “CUPRA Cube” Countdown Timer

(IN BRIEF) CUPRA, an automotive brand, has entered into a strategic alliance with the 37th America’s Cup, one of the world’s major sporting events, taking place in Barcelona for the first time. To mark this partnership, CUPRA unveiled the “CUPRA … Read the full press release

Bosch Unveils Central Vehicle Computer for Integrated Infotainment and Driver Assistance Functions at CES 2024

(IN BRIEF) Bosch, a leading automotive supplier, is set to demonstrate the integration of infotainment and driver assistance functions in a software-intensive central computer on a single System on Chip (SoC) at CES 2024. This central vehicle computer, known as … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Unveils Plans for UEFA EURO 2024 Coverage, Fan Engagement, and Network Optimization

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom, a network supplier, national sponsor, and TV rights holder for UEFA EURO 2024TM, has announced its extensive plans for next summer’s sporting event. As a proud partner of UEFA, Deutsche Telekom will provide high-speed networks for … Read the full press release

CASA SEAT’s Magic Days Offer a Whimsical Christmas Experience for Families

(IN BRIEF) CASA SEAT has transformed into a festive Christmas village for its Magic Days event, offering a holiday experience for families. The display includes intricate decorations made from sweets and pastries by pastry chef Christian Escribà, a virtual reality … Read the full press release

NatWest Launches ‘All Mod Cons’ Board Game to Educate Families About Scams Ahead of Christmas

(IN BRIEF) NatWest has introduced a unique board game called ‘All Mod Cons’ with the aim of increasing awareness about modern scams and encouraging family discussions about financial security, especially during the festive season. The game, available for 4-6 players, … Read the full press release

University Choir’s Festive Musical Extravaganza at Cope Auditorium on December 6

(IN BRIEF) Join the University Choir and LSU Classical musicians for a festive evening of music at Cope Auditorium on December 6th at 7:30 pm. The concert, conducted by Eleanor Graff-Baker and featuring Handel’s ‘Messiah (Part One)’, Britten’s ‘A Ceremony … Read the full press release

Unique Fusion of Science and Music Sells Out Arlington Baths Club in Glasgow

(IN BRIEF) The “Swimming with Gravitational Waves” event, held at Glasgow’s Arlington Baths Club, achieved a sold-out success as all 180 tickets for the unique fusion of science and music were purchased in advance. Organized in collaboration with physicists from … Read the full press release

Barco Announces Full Acquisition of Cinionic’s Premium Cinema Solutions Business, Strengthening Global Cinema Industry Presence

(IN BRIEF) Barco, a prominent player in the global cinema industry, has finalized an agreement to fully acquire Cinionic’s premium cinema solutions business in collaboration with China Film Equipment Co., Ltd. (CFEC). This strategic move underscores Barco’s commitment to the … Read the full press release

University of York Unveils CoSTAR LiveLAB, Pioneering Innovations in Live Performance Technology

(IN BRIEF) The University of York is spearheading the advancement of live events with the introduction of the CoSTAR LiveLAB, an innovative research and development facility situated at Production Park in Wakefield. Part of the £75.6 million UK R&D network … Read the full press release

Vivendi Becomes Global Leader in Publishing and Travel Retail with Lagardère Merger

(IN BRIEF) Vivendi has successfully completed a major transaction with the Lagardère group, solidifying its position as a global leader in culture, media, and entertainment. This strategic move enhances Vivendi’s presence in publishing, travel retail, and experiences, while also providing … Read the full press release

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Partners with AFRY to Design Prague’s New Vltava Philharmonic Hall

(IN BRIEF) The renowned Danish architectural firm, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has selected AFRY as the general designer and local architect for the upcoming Prague concert building, known as the Vltava Philharmonic Hall. BIG’s design, which triumphed in an international … Read the full press release

Motorvision Group reduces localization costs using AI dubbing thanks to partnering with Dubformer

(IN BRIEF) Motorvision Group, a prominent European producer and operator of automotive TV channels, is optimizing its localization process with AI dubbing technology from Dubformer. This transformation has led to reduced localization costs and improved connections with its target audience … Read the full press release

Bertelsmann Reports Strong Revenue Growth and Ambitious Investment Plans

(IN BRIEF) Bertelsmann, the multinational media conglomerate, has announced a 1.9 percent increase in group revenues, reaching €14.6 billion, with organic growth at 0.8 percent. This growth is attributed to successful contributions from various divisions, including Penguin Random House, BMG, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Launches Heartwarming Christmas Campaign Celebrating Genuine Connections

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom is set to kick off its international Christmas campaign, starting on November 4, with an advertisement titled “Questions that matter connect us more.” The ad revolves around a family’s Christmas gathering, highlighting the joy of reuniting … Read the full press release

LEGO’s Holiday Film Encourages the Gift of Play as a Superpower

(IN BRIEF) The LEGO Group has released its holiday film as part of its Play Is Your Superpower campaign, urging people to give the superpower of play this festive season. The film features a neighborhood of kids and adults engaged … Read the full press release

M&S Reveals ‘Love Thismas (Not Thatmas)’ Christmas Campaign for 2023

(IN BRIEF) Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its 2023 Christmas Clothing & Home campaign, created in collaboration with the creative agency MOTHER and director Ally Pankiw. The campaign focuses on celebrating the authentic essence of Christmas, acknowledging the challenge … Read the full press release

Sir Lenny Henry Inspires Over a Thousand Artists to Set New Guinness World Record in Portrait Painting Event

(IN BRIEF) Sir Lenny Henry posed for over a thousand artists during a live portrait painting event, setting a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most people painting online and in a single venue simultaneously. The event, hosted by … Read the full press release

Sony Elevates Vatican’s Broadcast Quality and Preservation Efforts

(IN BRIEF) Sony has renewed its partnership with Vatican Media, the official broadcasting institution of the Vatican, to upgrade its broadcast system. The aim of this collaboration is to make Vatican events and activities accessible worldwide with high-quality footage while … Read the full press release

Sky Kids Launches ‘Save Our Wildlife’ Documentary and ‘Obki’ Season 3 to Encourage Environmental Awareness in Children

(IN BRIEF) Sky is set to release a new documentary titled “Save Our Wildlife” on October 9, aimed at inspiring children and families to protect the planet. The documentary, in partnership with Sky Zero, follows eight-year-old conservationist Aneeshwar Kunchala and … Read the full press release

BAMBI Returns: Germany’s Celebrated Media Awards Marks 75th Anniversary

(IN BRIEF) BAMBI, the renowned German media awards event, is making a comeback in 2023 to celebrate its 75th anniversary. Hubert Burda Media has decided to reinstate the awards ceremony, which was on hiatus for four years due to the … Read the full press release