Tag: sony

May 06 2022

Sony, Theta Labs Create ‘Whoa, Baby!’ 3D NFTs So Real You Can (Almost) Touch Them

May 06 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  metaverse nft sony sony srd technology

Non-fungible tokens are going 3D, and Sony Electronics - the Japanese tech juggernaut - wants to be the company that takes them into a whole new experience. Sony is collaborating with Theta Labs, the operator of the blockchain-based video streaming platform Theta, to produce two types of 3D NFTs designed specifically for use with the Sony Spatial Reality Display (SRD). The SRD is...

Apr 12 2022

Epic Games Secures $2 Billion From Sony And LEGO To Build ‘Child-Friendly’ Metaverse

Epic Games, creator of the Unreal Engine graphics engine and publisher of the massively popular video game Fortnite, has secured $2 billion in a fresh fundraising round led by Sony Group and KIRKBI, the owner of the Lego toy and entertainment brand. The announcement is part of a strategy to fast-track the company's aim of making a presence in the Metaverse. Sony and...

Apr 11 2022

Jan 26 2022

No Point Separating the Virtual From The Real, Father Of Playstation Criticizes Metaverse Push

The creator of PlayStation is unimpressed by the metaverse. Ken Kutaragi, the father of Sony's Playstation, has shared his thoughts on the metaverse narrative that is gaining traction. The former Sony executive believes the metaverse concept of dividing the real and virtual worlds is pointless. Playstation Inventor Unimpressed With The Metaverse In an interview with Bloomberg, Ken Kutaragi, a former Sony executive known...

Nov 30 2021

Sony & AMC Offer NFTs To “Spider-Man: No Way Home” Advance Ticket Buyers

AMC and Sony are offering limited edition NFTs to advance ticket buyers of the upcoming movie "Spider-Man: No Way Home." AMC Partner With Sony To Bring NFTs To Early Spider-Man Ticket Buyers As reported by BoxOfficePro, the two companies are currently running an offer that...

May 19 2021

Is Sony Preparing For Betting With Bitcoin On PlayStation?

Sony Interactive Entertainment has published a patent that has been released this month that could potentially pave the way for PlayStation users to bet on competitive esports events with bitcoin. Let's take a look at the patent and what it all means. Sony's Patent...

May 17 2021

Sony Publishes Patent For Bitcoin-Enabled eSports Gambling Platform

May 17 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business gambling sony video games

A recently published patent filing from Sony Interactive Entertainment describes a platform for betting on esports contests using bitcoin.According to a report from Market Research Telecast, Japanese video game giant Sony Interactive Entertainment has recently...

Mar 02 2021

Sony Joins Theta Network as Validator Node

Mar 02 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business sony technology theta network

Theta Network, a blockchain-based media sharing platform, has added Sony's European research branch as a network validator. Sony to Run a Theta Network Node Sony Europe's R&D Center in Brussels houses the company's blockchain expertise and will look "to further enhance the global...

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