Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Albertan companies find new and creative ways to incorporate digital media. Whether creating efficiencies by streamlining communication and operations, connecting markets, or cooking up campaigns to communicate with consumers, we’re doing it. And many of us are doing it well.

If you, or one of your friends, colleagues, family members, or random project you heard about last week have made an impact on your industry because of your use of technology, you’ll want to check out the Digital Alberta Awards.

Categories:

  • Best in Social Media
  • Mobile Innovation
  • Best Digital Design
  • Best in Cross-Platform Content
  • Best In Financial Services
  • Best Social Impact
  • B2C Innovation
  • B2B Innovation
  • Best Digital Startup
  • Best in E-learning
  • Best in Gaming
  • Government 2.0
  • Best Use of Film, Animation or
    Special FX
  • Best Combined Hardware &
    Software Experience
  • Best Digital Advertising/Marketing
    or Design Agency
  • Student Digital Award

Deadline for submission: May 6th

Questions? Contact joanne@digitalalberta.com

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Tonight I watched Canada win the 2009 IIHF WORLD U20 CHAMPIONSHIP.  Not only did I watch the game in the comfort of my own home.  I watched the game on my laptop with a Twitter screen running right beside it and talking to other people also watching the game.  Thank you to TSN.ca for streaming all of the games live on their website.  During the 3rd period, my not so original vision was of the day that I can do that with all TV.  I know many have dreamt it before, and I’m sure many will continue to dream it, but today I was a step closer to believing it’s possible.

Movies and video are going the same way music has.  I’m sure of it.  I’m so sure of it, I refuse to buy DVDs anymore or to even upgrade to blu ray.  YouTube now has some high definition videos available.  Webcasts and podcasts are available on my oh-so-lovely iPhone.  I cannot wait for the day this technology integrates so easily into our lives.  We’re well on our way now.  My inner geek embraces it.

This is just pretty freakin’ cool.  Robots with facial expressions and showing emotion….

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