VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / ACCESSWIRE / March 25, 2014 / Gener8 Media Corp. (CSE: GNR), a leader in 3D film conversion and data management software solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today that Bill Harrison, chief business officer for Cumul8, a division of Gener8, has been invited to speak at the [MC]2 MTConnect conference. Harrison will be co-presenting with Rebecca Taylor, senior vice president for the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences. As chief business officer for Gener8′s Cumul8 data management and analytics division, Harrison has gained tremendous insight and first-hand experience in leveraging big data techniques and technologies to improve the efficiencies of the post-production process. In his presentation, Harrison will discuss Gener8′s history in films and gaming, the company’s big data insights and how manufacturers can leverage similar technologies and techniques to transform the manufacturing industry.
Taking place April 8 to 10th in Orlando, FL, the [MC]2 2014 MTConnect: Connecting Manufacturing Conference is a 3-day conference designed for end users, equipment and device suppliers, software developers, distributors, integrators, students, professors interested in the advancement of data-driven manufacturing. This year’s conference theme is “Advancing Data-Driven Manufacturing.”
“Having worked in the gaming and entertainment industries–where the ability to analyze and synthesize massive amounts of data under aggressive timelines is paramount. The Gener8 team has extensive experience in leveraging big data and analytics to improve efficiencies,” said Harrison. “I am looking forward to sharing my experiences with manufacturers from around the world to help them leverage the same tools and techniques to transform the manufacturing process.”
Event: [MC]2 MTConnect: Connecting Manufacturing Conference
Presentation Title: Cumul8, and NCMS Implementer
Co-Presenter: Rebecca Taylor, Senior Vice President, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
Date & Time: 4/10/2014, 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Caribe Royale Orlando
Cumul8 is a cloud-based SaaS data management and analytics solution that gives filmmakers real-time insights and control over their productions. Cumul8 harnesses the power of cloud computing to control data flow between the various teams that work together in tandem on a film in post-production. The solution empowers workers and decision-makers at all levels of production with a set of customized reporting tools and controls, providing the ability to see where a film project is in the postproduction cycle at any given time.
Gener8 Media Corp. is a media technology company led by a team of gaming industry veterans. At the forefront of postproduction, the Company earned its stripes by developing a proprietary 3D conversion technology, garnering high-profile credits including “300: Rise of a Empire,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Prometheus” and “Harry Potter.” Gener8 has since expanded into offering visual effects services and a cloud-based data management and analytics solution called Cumul8. With its focus on developing disruptive solutions that combine design and technology, Gener8 funded and then acquired a majority interest in Reelhouse Media Ltd., an online entertainment distribution start-up. Gener8′s head office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia and currently has over 200 employees. Visit the company website at http://www.gener8.com/.
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