Articles for Mark Alamares
Virtual Idols: YouTube's Next Generation Stars Are Made, Not Born
Thanks to affordable real-time motion capture software, virtual characters are gaining fans on YouTube. Before long, they'll find a place in the enterprise.
Volumetric Capture and Streaming Will Take Us Beyond 360 Video
It's the difference between looking at an image and stepping into it. Volumetric video solves the problems of 360, and has real applications in the enterprise.
AI Will Soon Bring Huge Changes to Live Video Production
The industry has barely scratched the surface on how artificial intelligence can be used. In the next few years, look for AI to automate mundane areas of live streaming.
360° VR Live-Streaming Workflow
To help VR content creators contend with the deluge of information and product announcements, this article will focus on VR streaming workflows and toolkits that have worked well together in various VR/360 productions I've done.
Catch the Buzz: Drone Racing Is the Next Frontier for Sports
Drone racing is the latest esport moving from hobbists to mass appeal. Fast-paced events are help around the world, but live streaming remains an obstacle.
Learn Why Mixed Reality Studios Are the Future of Live Streaming
The rush is on to create mixed reality studios capable of creating immersive experiences that merge the real with the virtual. Here's how they operate.
Shunned Media Professionals Ask, "O Apple, Where Art Thou?"
Apple hardware was once the standard for video and design professionals. But Apple has abandoned that market, and there's no reason to hope for a change in direction.
$10K Buys a Mobile System for Interactive Streaming and Live VR
Costs are coming down and so are sizes. It's now possible to create a backpack-sized, completely mobile live video production system for around $10,000.
What Online Broadcasters Can Learn From Video Game Streamers
Gamers attract viewers by the millions to their live streams. Enterprise could learn a lot about entertaining fans and creating regular, monetizable content.
Enhancing Live Streaming with Mixed Reality
Mixed reality, a combination of augmented reality and virtual reality, offers new possibilities for connecting with audiences
VR Reality Check: Challenges to Widespread Consumer Adoption
VR remains a niche market, but it's a growing one with huge potential. Here are the latest developments and what it means to adoption in the live production and streaming world.