Multimedia

Next Media losses widen to HK$928m in first half

Revenue at its Taiwan operations also dropped. Photo: EPA

Next Media, which is in the process of selling its loss-making Taiwan businesses, has reported losses for the six months to September, almost triple that of last year.

Saturday, 1 December, 2012, 3:07am

iTunes won't put an end to piracy

With Hong Kong being so well-connected when it comes to the latest gadgets and technology, it is astonishing that Apple's iTunes digital media store took so long to arrive. Nine years have elapsed since what has become the world's most popular online music retailer was launched.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Poetry in Motion

German collagist-multimedia artist Tilo Kaiser's 'painted drawings' and multimedia collages (including, Just a Good Painting, left) function as 'visual poems' and hymns against the belief that things can be categorised neatly. Today-Fri, 10.30am- 7.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 53-54 Sai St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Fri

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

See, hear and stay connected

The importance of audio-visual (AV) systems in modern business cannot be underestimated. The ability to provide timely information accurately, creatively, seamlessly and with impact is essential.

It is no wonder, then, that AV systems are so important to businesses in various sectors.

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Advanced systems under the spotlight

Exhibitors will offer the most diverse and technologically advanced audio-visual (AV) concepts known today.

For businesses or professionals wanting to know all there is about the latest in audio-visual systems, look no further.

The event will allow cutting-edge companies to showcase world-class AV technologies - some introduced to Asia for the first time.

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Primary

Local street art duo Graphic Airlines' series of two- and three-dimensional multimedia works combining traditional art materials with those made from found objects (including Hambaoger, above). Mon-Fri, noon-7pm, Above Second Gallery, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends Nov 17

15 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Wandering Through Illusions

Multimedia artist Wong Chung-yu's paintings and digital art, including The World II (left), mainly have landscapes as their subject matter. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F, 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Sat

8 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

digi-quest

Our family has four computers - two Macs and two Windows-based machines - and a decent stereo system. I hooked up the stereo to my Mac and play iTunes music from it. But now we have a family dispute: is it only when my computer is on that I can control my iTunes program? Or is it possible to control iTunes remotely from a Windows machine? Can you help and bring peace to our family?

8 May 2015 - 4:18pm

Home automation might be spin-off

The launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system for consumers may encourage greater adoption of home-automation technologies in Hong Kong, industry experts say.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Home automation might be spin-off

The launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system for consumers may encourage greater adoption of home-automation technologies in Hong Kong, industry experts say.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Put your computer skills to the test

Creative minds and multimedia fans are encouraged to design a virtual 'computer assistant' and win book coupons for their efforts.

Organised by the Computer Science Society (CSS) of the City University Students' Union, the competition is open to all secondary schools following the success of last year's inaugural contest.

17 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Shell shocked

Shell shocked

23 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Digital dream for virtual couch potatoes

With the growth of broadband internet connections, vast quantities of digital media content is regularly used and stored in many homes around the world. This has created demand for so-called digital media players, a flourishing new segment in the consumer electronics market.

9 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Digital dream for virtual couch potatoes

Product: Neuston Virtuoso MC-500 Digital Media Centre Price: $1,980 Pros: Simple hardware setup and software installation Cons: Image quality over a high-resolution projection television is awful

8 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Microsoft in your remote

The computer giant brings the promise of the Entertainment PC closer to reality

16 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

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