Category: Media

The Gamescom in Cologne has reopened its doors: From 21.08. Until the 25th of August 2018, the world’s largest video games fair welcomes gamers, trade and distribution partners and press representatives from all over the world for the tenth time.

The light installation by artist Michael Batz dips the Rhine in the colors of Gamescom.

The light installation by artist Michael Batz bathes the Rhine in the colors of Gamescom.

Photo: Koelnmesse GmbH, Oliver Wachenfeld

Around 350,000 visitors will be able to see on 201,000 square meters of exhibition (more…)

Whether a robot guiding you through the exhibition or a visit to the moon through virtual reality, museums are inspired by the latest technology. A selection of entertaining technology museums for explorers.

Eva service robots in front of exhibits in the House of History

Hello, would you like to go exploring with me? – Robot Eva guides visitors through the House of History in Bonn

Photo: House of History / Axel Thuenker

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The Germans love their television. And especially the younger generation is ready to pay for the smart variant and its applications. We present current figures on media usage in Germany.

Smart-featured televisions are in high demand among Germans, as a market analysis in the run-up to the IFA (International Consumer Electronics Fair) in Berlin shows.

TVs with smart functions are in high demand among Germans, as a market analysis in the run-up to the IFA shows in Berlin.

Photo: Messe Berlin

Like the Germans Using media, which distribution channels they prefer and which applications they trust follows a very long-term (more…)

These are films that get under your skin. Films of atomic bomb tests. Films that show no simulations, but actual explosions of atomic bombs from the years 1945 to 1962. Films that were previously secret and under lock and key. And now you can watch them on Youtube.

Atomic Bomb Test: From 1945 to 1962, the US carried out 210 atomic bomb tests in the Nevada desert and on atolls. So far, secret recordings of the tests have been published on the Internet.

Atomic Bomb Test: From 1945 to 1962, the US carried out 210 atomic bomb tests in the Nevada desert and on atolls. So far, secret recordings of the tests have been published on the Internet.

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If the camera drone crashed, the car world would have cried out: Benyamin Senkal and Daniel Wagner, two seasoned filmmakers, filmed the world’s most expensive motor show. And her drone floated in the Mercedes-Benz Museum on unique pieces of automotive history. Accident not allowed.

How a drone filmed the world's most expensive automobile exhibition

Crash prohibited: In the middle of the Mercedes-Benz Museum, filmmakers Benyamin Senkal and Daniel Wagner have one Drone shot.

Photo: Helix4motion

How a drone filmed the most expensive automobile exhibition in the world

A fascinating (more…)

Experiencing spectacular 3D effects in the cinema, but without having to put on the annoying glasses – this wish of many moviegoers could come true. What was previously only possible in a small format, namely to watch 3D movies without appropriate glasses, should come on the big screen.

MIT scientists have developed the prototype of a 3D cinema where the spectator can perceive the special effect even without glasses.

MIT scientists have developed the prototype of a 3D cinema Cinemas are developed in which the viewer perceives the special effect even without glasses.

Photo: Christine Daniloff (more…)

For the first time, a record will be played in space on the weekend. The turntable “The Icarus Craft” is hoisted into space by a stratospheric balloon. Thus, the musician Jack White celebrates the seventh birthday of his music label Third Man Records. Spectacular.

This is the golden 12-inch version of

This is the golden 12-inch version of “A Glorious Dawn” with sound documents from the astrophysicist and astronomer Carl Sagan, who died in the universe in the Saturday of 1996.

Photo: Third Man (more…)

Thanks to a new generation of Landsat satellites, Google is now able to provide much clearer images of Earth. In the services “Maps” and “Earth” the recordings are already available. Now you can look more closely at the neighbor in the garden. Or the Cologne Cathedral on the roof.

Google Earth is now as sharp as ever

A local example from Google Earth: the lower left the Cologne Cathedral, right below the Philharmonic, above the roof structure of the Cologne main station.

Photo: Google Earth (more…)

The new radios with the DAB + standard are still not selling well. In order to enforce the digital recipients, one even thinks in Austria about a ban on pure VHF radios and other drastic measures. It will not be that bad in Germany. But almost …

“On Air” light in the studio of Radio Dreyeckland in Freiburg: The digital radio DAB + still has vanishing market shares. In Austria there are now considerations to ban pure FM radios.

Photo: Patrick Seeger / dpa (more…)

His career series in the VDI nachrichten runs longer than the TV series Lindenstraße. Heiko Mell has been answering questions from engineers for 32 years. His column has helped cult status and helped many engineers. Mell received the Federal Cross of Merit on the ribbon this Friday. Who is Heiko Mell? An approach to a warlike conservative.

Heiko Mell will be awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on Friday. He has been writing his career advice to VDI Nachrichten since the age of 32.

Heiko Mell will be awarded the Federal Cross of Merit on Friday. He has been writing career advices in the VDI nachrichten since (more…)