Washington state ranks No. 2 nationwide for annual video game industry economic output at $11.6B

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Washington state’s video games industry overtook Texas last year and claimed the No. 2 spot for total economic output, as the U.S. video game industry grew to new heights yet again.

Those are two takeaways from a new report published by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the games industry’s trade organization in the U.S.

In Washington state, the local games industry represents 48,808 jobs, with an economic output of $11.6 billion. This puts it ahead of all other states besides California, which has an effectively insurmountable lead. A little over half of all game development nationwide is done in California, which accounts for $51 billion of the more than $90 billion in economic output generated nationwide in 2019.

The ESA defines “economic output” as “the total value of the goods and services produced in the economy.”

Washington has been an important overall part of the U.S.

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YouTuber Gabi DeMartino Accused of Selling ‘Child Porn’ Video of Herself on OnlyFans for $3

On Tuesday , subscribers of Gabi DeMartino’s OnlyFans page received a strange message. They were sent a 35-second video clip that they were asked to pay $3 to unlock, accompanied by a message reading, “won’t put my panties on.” When users paid the fee, they were reportedly presented with footage of the YouTuber as a young child in the nude.

One of the first people to call attention to DeMartino’s activity was Petty Paige, a fellow YouTube influencer who streamed a live video to her 164K followers blasting DeMartino for attempting to sell what she saw as child pornography to unsuspecting fans on the platform. Another YouTuber, Spill Sesh, took to Twitter to demand answers from DeMartino. “One of my followers messaged me saying they were a member of Gabi’s OF page and had paid for the video and was completely disturbed by what they had received,” Spill Sesh

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Nvidia introduces AI for generating video conference talking heads from 2D images

Nvidia AI researchers have introduced AI for generating talking heads for video conferences from a single 2D image capable of achieving a wide range of manipulation, from rotating and moving a person’s head to motion transfer and video reconstruction. The AI uses the first frame in a video as a 2D photo then uses an unsupervised learning method to gather 3D keypoints within a video. In addition to outperforming other approaches in tests using benchmark datasets, the AI achieves H.264 quality video using one-tenth of the bandwidth that was previously required.

Nvidia research scientists Ting-Chun Wang, Arun Mallya, and Ming-Yu Liu published a paper about the model Monday on preprint repository arXiv. Results show the latest AI model outperforms vid2vid, a few-shot GAN detailed in a paper published at NeurIPS last year of which Wang was lead author and Liu was a coauthor.

“By modifying the keypoint transformation only, we

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Zoom Video Gets Rocked After Earnings – Now What?

Zoom Video  (ZM) – Get Report was getting smacked around after reporting quarterly earnings, dropping about 14% on Tuesday.

Bulls are going to be especially frustrated with the post-earnings reaction, given the good report Zoom issued.

The company easily beat on earnings and revenue expectations for its fiscal third quarter. Fourth-quarter and full-year guidance even came in better than expected.

Management also provided a strong earnings outlook for next fiscal year, with its bottom-line estimates coming in ahead of consensus expectations.

However, it doesn’t seem to matter. The market is selling Zoom stock lower on the results as analysts start to worry about the stock’s valuation.

The reaction is not helping other pandemic plays, like DocuSign  (DOCU) – Get Report and Peloton  (PTON) – Get Report, which are down 6% and 4.2%, respectively.

Trading Zoom Video

Daily chart of Zoom Video stock.

Daily chart of Zoom Video stock.

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Zoom Video Drops Despite Q3 Beat, Strong Guidance

Shares of Zoom Video Communications  (ZM) – Get Report dropped 5% after-hours Monday following the company’s fiscal third quarter earnings release. 

The San Jose-based company reported quarterly earnings of 99 cents per share on revenue of $777.2 million. Analysts were expecting Zoom to report earnings of 76 cents per share with revenue of $693.95 million. 

“We remain focused on the communication needs of our customers and communities as they navigate the current environment and adapt to a new world of work from anywhere using Zoom,” said founder and CEO Eric Yuan in a statement. “Strong demand and execution led to revenue growth of 367% year-over-year with solid growth in non-GAAP operating income and cash flow in our third fiscal quarter.”

For the fiscal fourth quarter, the company expects revenue between $806 million and $811 million with earnings between 77 cents and 79 cents per share. Analysts are expecting

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Demand Analysis with upcoming trends of Video Streaming Software Market

Pune, New York, USA, November 27 2020 (Wiredrelease) Research Dive :The technological era has twisted the entire panorama of online videos. Livevideos are ruling the internetspace, and users are watching more content over the internet than ever before.

Live video streamingis a wonderful invention of technology for businesses who wish to portray their business through attention grabbing live videos or individuals for personal use and branding. Recently, it has been observed that various businesses are turning to live streaming content for making better connections with their potential customers.

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What Is Video Streaming Software?

A camera generates a raw video signal which needs to be encoded, so that it can be broadcasted over the internet. The video streaming software performs the encoding of your live video stream. Once the video gets encoded by the video streaming software, it delivers the

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Cloud and AI: The biggest trends in personal and SMB video surveillance

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The global pandemic has put a spotlight on personal safety and security, so it’s unsurprising that the video surveillance market is surging as well. Globally, it hit $45.5 billion this year, while AI technology, which is being integrated into video surveillance products at every price point, will hit $100 billion by the year 2025.

Both consumers and small- and medium-size businesses are increasingly looking for solutions to manage the safety and security of homes, businesses and assets. More importantly, they’re in search of solutions that incorporate sophisticated new video analytics, AI and cloud-based storage technology. Manufacturers are racing to meet the demand, according to a report by IFSEC Global. This trend will grow as the impact of the global pandemic continues to make itself felt for both employees working alone at home and the companies with empty offices.

The growth of AI-powered surveillance

Video surveillance system capabilities

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