mezzanine

  • One More Thing About That Fancy New Fox News Deck

    One More Thing About That Fancy New Fox News Deck

    If the new studio at Fox News, with its big-ass touchscreens, looks a little bit like Minority Report, that’s because it’s just like Minority Report. Oblong, the same company that helped create the technological interfaces seen in the futuristic movie, outfitted the new studio with a product called Mezzanine, powered by G-Speak, allowing Shepard Smith to drag and drop videos on a… Read More

  • Games Are A Difficult Investment Proposition, But Crowdfunding Could Change That

    Games Are A Difficult Investment Proposition, But Crowdfunding Could Change That

    Game startups have long struggled to find funding (especially in Europe) because of a tension between being perceived to be hit-driven (like movies) while actually needing to be funded like technology companies. However this year, crowdfunding has changed much about how we think of games and their fans, and hopefully will help us find a better way. Read More

  • Oblong Has Built The Future Of Computing. I've Seen It. Used It. It's Beautiful.

    Oblong Has Built The Future Of Computing. I've Seen It. Used It. It's Beautiful.

    “This is the next Macintosh-level of disruption.” Over the past several years, I’ve followed pretty much every new thing in the technology space, and written about many of them. But it’s hard not to get cynical when so much of what’s out there is not only not┬árevolutionary, it’s often not even evolutionary. Instead, much of what I see is simply derivative… Read More