First Live Hologram Comedy Set: Andy Kindler Beams to Montreal
For the world's first ever live holorgam comedy set, Andy Kindler beamed from Proto's Van Nuys studio to the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. Introduced by Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Kindler could see, hear and react to the crowd in Canada in real time. He joked about Joe Rogan, Dave Chappelle, and more. New York magazine's Vulture released the whole set on video, editing both the L.A. "Beaming" side with the Montreal performance side. Howie Mandel sponsored this historic holoportation moment.
Christie's launches VC arm, Proto Featured
The Wall Street Journal's Kelly Crow broke the news that Christie's has launched a new venture capital arm focused on tech and crypto. The story, which ran on the front page of the business section, featured a photo of Proto's Degas ballerina hologram, which was beamed to London, San Francisco and Hong Kong. The sculpture was subsequently sold at a record breaking price for the artist.
France's Top Weekend Show Features Proto
The show 20h Weekend visited Proto at the Los Angeles studio and spoke to Founder & CEO David Nussbaum, who showed how holoportation let's him beam to meetings around the world saving him massive amounts of time and money -- as well as pandemic risk and carbon damage.
Christie's credits Proto as a factor in record-breaking 2022
The 350-year old auction house named Proto as a factor in a nearly 300% growth over pre-pandemic records. The story by Pymnts.com explains that Christie's teamed with hologram orginial Proto to allow potential bidders to take virtual 3D tours of art and objects around the world. That helped its social media presence in Asia grow 105% year over year to 480,000 total followers and its United States and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) social following jump 13.4% to 1.78 million.
Matt Goss plans Dean Martin hologram duet with Proto in Vegas
In a story about Carlos Santana having to cancel tour dates, the Las Vegas Review Journal's John Katsilometes brings up a perfect solution when he talks to singer and regular Strip headliner Matt Goss about his plans to tour via Proto hologram. "This is the future!" Goss says. It's not just speculative: the story points out that Goss has talked to Proto execs and seeks to follow Ellen DeGeneres and Howie Mandel in using the original holoportation device. Goss even proposes a hologram duet with Rat Packer Dean Martin, which prompts Katsilometes to say, "We'll need hologram Scotch!"
Financial world adopts Proto in advance of recession and next pandemic wave
Dow Jones' Joy Wiltermuth wrote about the transformations the financial industry has been going through post-pandemic, including about new approaches to hybrid work and business travel. Joanna Wald at Schroders talked about her firm’s adoption of PROTO, a hologram technology that makes it feel like colleagues are in the same room with you, but also produces a lighter environmental footprint than constant air travel. “I was surprised on how realistic it feels,” Wald said, recalling that when Schroders CEO Peter Harrison recently used the technology for a virtual meeting in New York, a visiting client reflexively reached out to shake his hand, and then stopped himself.
French science magazine says Proto M makes Star Wars tech real
"Star Wars n'est plus loin," writes the cool new French science magazine Epsiloon. The magazine spotlights the Proto M, coming at the end of 2022, which will put Proto's original hologram technology in homes and offices worldwide.
Bucheon Film Fest Beams in XR Curator from France via Proto
Screen Daily's Jean Noh reporters that the the 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) used Proto Inc.’s Epic device to beam its XR Curator, Jay Kim, to a press conference in Seoul to talk about the Beyond Reality section of the July event. Kim used Proto holoportation to appear at the meeting even though he was physically in Annecy, France at the time — he was able to fully interact with the press and other panel members in 4K. Proto, formerly known as Portl, is the creator and leading provider of the hardware and software that make holoportation a reality. BIFAN’s holoportation event was produced by Proto’s Korean distributor and partner Nine Communications.
Industry Innovators 2022: David Nussbaum on Event Tech's Future
Nussbaum topped BizBash's list of innovators in the Event Tech space, telling Claire Hoffman, "One of the things about Proto that people respond to is that it's a communal experience. No one is isolated by boxy head gear," Nussbaum notes. "I think as hybrid experiences become the norm, that's going to be key—feeling like you're with other people sharing the same emotional responses." He adds, "I also think our holoportation can play a big role in making global events connected both to the metaverse and each other. Networked Protos can make eventgoers in multiple cities share the experience. It's all about bringing more people together in ways that are exciting, memorable, and that really work."
Notorious B.I.G. Avatar Surprises World as Proto Hologram
The HYPERMODEL hologram is created by HYPERREAL alongside Biggie Smalls’ estate. The Notorious B.I.G.’s hypermodel was first launched in The Brook, the metaverse based on Brooklyn. The life-like hologram of the legendary Bad Boy artist sees him dressed in a green, white, and black Sergio Tacchini tracksuit, shades, Kangol hat, Nike sneakers, and a necklace with a Jesus pendant. The hologram device is made by Proto Inc (formerly PORTL Hologram), which includes Sean “Diddy” Combs on its advisory board.
Howie Mandel Named Advisor to Proto Inc.
L.A.'s top tech news outlet announced that comedian and America's Got Talent judge Howie Mandel has been named an advisor at Proto Inc. Mandel has been using Proto weekly in his L.A. studios with celebrity guests and plans to use it to beam in to comedy shows to avoide travel and pandemic risk.
Howie Mandel Named Advisor to Proto Hologram
TMZ broke the exclusive news that Howie Mandel joined Proto as an advisor, and showed video of him saying he was intrigued by the holoportation startup as a way to tour without triggering his germaphobia. TMZ points out that Proto is "inventor of the world’s first 4K, volumetric, self-contained holoportation machine" and that it has also beamed Sean "Diddy" Combs and Walker Hayes recently.
Music Tectonics: Proto's David Nussbaum on Holograms & the Music Business
Host Dmitri Vietze speaks with Proto Inventor and CEO David Nussbaum about beaming artists in for performances, the ability to pefrom in multiple cities at once, and other music business uses for holoportation.
Entertainment Tonight and Howie Mandel Go Porto
Howie Mandel tells ET about his love of Proto hologram as a way to avoid situations that trigger his germaphobia. He shares a studio with Proto and uses it daily, calling it a way to "Think inside the box." “I figured out a way that I can be close to people without wearing a mask…,” Mandel told Entertainment Tonight on the night of America’s Got Talent’s new season premiere. “I’m a germaphobe so I can go places without anybody breathing on me. With Proto, I can be in nine theaters at once, so I can do a show anywhere, anyplace.”
Luxury Electric SUV Maker VinFast Tours Canada via Proto
Cláudio Afonso, of EV, the news site for the electric vehicle sector, wrote about Vietnamese EV-maker VinFast using Proto hologram to tour top Canadian luxury malls to introduce itself to buyers across the country. The activations in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver were done in partnership with MOUSE 3D DIGITAL, Proto's content and distribution partner based in Toronto.
Barstool Sport's KFC Radio talks to Howie Mandel about Holograms
Howie Mandel appeared on the huge Barstool Sports show KFC Radio where hosts Kevin Clancy and John Feitleberg talked to hime about his involvement with Proto hologram. They call Howie a pioneer and trailblazer of new technology and he whips out his phone to show Proto in action. Howie points out that Christie's uses Proto, that Ellen DeGeneres recently used it and that both he and Sean Combs are on the company's board. He also talked about how much more advanced Proto is than its copycat competitors.
Proto among Companies Changing the Future of Work with Holoportation
Forbes wrote about technologies changing how we work such as VR and Hololens and singled out Proto as a solution that doesn't involve headgear, while letting people create a connection far stronger than Zoom.
Proto Holograms Steal the Show at Singapore’s Star Awards
XLIVE's Victoria Copans wrote about Media Corp's Star Awards -- one of the biggest entertainment awards shows in Asia -- using Proto to beam in live presenters from Hong Kong and Taipei. The live beamed presenters were able to interact with the host, the award-winning superstar talent, and the audience -- and it was all broadcast live throughout Asia. "Using Proto expanded the range of celebrities they were able to have participate — there's no excuse not to present when you're asked when you can just beam in!” said Proto's Director of Operations Noah Rothstein.
Best of ISE 2022 Includes Proto Holoportation
Ella Baskerville of the UK's top attractions business news site included Proto in her roundup of the best innovations at Intergrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Barcelona, Spain. The booth using Proto's Epic devices used a Spiderman character to greet guests, and turned an Epic on its side to create great effects.
‘Beam Me Up’…Pastor? Proto Technology Allows Pastor To Be in Nine Locations at Once
Jesse T. Jackson, of the leading news site for clergy in the U.S., wrote about how "Pastor Randy Bezet of Bayside Community Church in Bradenton, Florida, is using something straight out of Star Trek to preach to the church’s nine campuses simultaneously. Bazet said, “We’ll do whatever we can to actually reach and impact as many people as we can, and, in this case, try a new technology like this.”
Churches Jump into Hologram Business: Using Proto to Preach
Fox 13 Tampa Bay reported on a chuch group with 9 locations using Proto hologram to beam its pastor into all of them simultaneously. "This really is I think putting me in nine locations at one time or has the potential to do that and make it much more personal than if it was just a video or kind of a flat-screen," explained Pastor Randy Bezet. The Tampa Bay company Life Display is distributing Proto with an eye on faith-based organizations.
The Proto “M”: A Compact Holographic Display and Media Device
Technabob wrote, "If Back To The Future II taught us anything, it’s that the future will be filled with holograms. Of course, Back To The Future II was supposed to take place in 2015, and we haven’t realized even a small fraction of the technology it promised, but enough about my resentfulness; this is about the Proto Hologram “M,” a compact holographic display and media device made for home use. Curse you, Robert Zemeckis!"
Winners of The Voice, Girl Named Tom, Harmonize via Proto Hologram
Hollywood Life's Cassandra Gill named a photo of The Voice winning group Girl Named Tom using Proto hologram one of the "Hottest Celebrity Pics of the Week." The harmony group appeared at legendary tech investor Tim Draper's private conference in Half Moon Bay (where Proto CEO David Nussbaum spoke), and Girl Named Tom took the opoortunity to make themesleves in to holograms and then sing along with themeslves. They are the latest country artists to use Proto hologram following Walker Hayes and Kane Brown -- and they're the first Voice winners to do so.
Degaova balerina u novom izdanju: Umetničko delo Proto hologram
The Serbian news and culture site 24 Sedam wrote about Christie's using Proto to beam Edgar Degas' Petite Dansuese to London, San Francisco and Hong Kong as a preview for its blockbuster Anne Bass sale, where it broke the artists all-time record at over $41M.
Diddy and DeLeón Tequila launched live-streamed, multi-city hologram to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Revolt's Oumou Fofana reported on Sean "Diddy" Combs using Proto to beam into 3 cities at once to toast crowds for Cinco De Mayo with his premium DeLeon Tequila. Diddy was able to interact with people at each nightlife location -- he is the first entertainer to do this as a live, interactive holoportation event using any technology. "Shout out to Proto!" he toasted.
Proto named one of 2022's Coolest Gadgets for the Home
Gadget Flow wrote about Proto's smaller M model which will enable people everywhere to make hologram phone calls. The device will also display content of all kinds and have applications in Education, Telehealth and Retail. The M comes to market in Q4 2022.
First Ever Simultaneous Hologram Beam Puts Sean "Diddy" Combs in D.C., Houston and Las Vegas
Afro Tech's Joshua Rodgers wrote about Sean Combs beaming into 3 cities at once using Proto to toast Cinco de Mayo with his tequila brand DeLeon. Diddy was able to see, hear, and interact with guests at nightclubs in all three cities--- even doing shots with them. No one has ever done this -- a multi-venue, interactive holoportation--not with any technology, not anywhere on Earth.
Sean “Diddy” Combs & DeLeón Tequila Celebrate #CincoDeLeón With Interactive Hologram
The leading Out-Of-Home adveritising trade site wrote about Sean Combs using Proto to beam into 3 cities at once to promote his Diageo-backed, Deleon Tequila on Cinco de Mayo. Crowds at nightlife spots in Washington D.C., Houston and Las Vegas were able to interact with mogul and toast live.
Top Moments of Live in the Vineyard Include Walker Hayes Hologram Performance
People magazine included Walker Hayes' Proto hologram beam as one of the best moments of the Live in the Vineyard Goes Country festival -- pointing out that he is the first artist to beam into a Country event and that the event raised $77,000 for St. Judes Childen's Hospital.
How Proto May be the Key to Metaverse Expanding (And is More Exciting than HoloLens)
AdWeek's Brian Sheehan wrote about "Clunky headgear" holding the Metaverse back, and how solutions that require goggles are what will move Web3 forward. After pointing out that Microsoft's HoloLens still requires a headset, Sheehan writes, "Perhaps more exciting is a product by a company called Proto (formerly Portl). The product, as seen recently at SXSW, is a large box that projects a hologram-like 3D image from one space into another space with no glasses or headset."
Proto creates 3D experiences without the annoying headgear
Lifewire's Sacha Brodsky wrote a round up of technology creating XR/VR experiences that don't use head gear. Proto's CEO David Nussbaum explains, "Being able to do this without headgear or isolating goggles lets a team collaborate more effectively, building even more understanding. And being able to beam this around the world can help in telehealth and so many other industries."
Bloomberg's New Rules of Work Series Launches with Proto beaming from L.A. to NYC
Bloomberg's Madison Mills interviewed Proto CEO David Nussbaum as a live hologram beamed from Los Angeles to New York City in real time. She looked into holopotration and Proto's leadership in the field for Bloomberg QuickTake's first episode of its new series, New Rules of Work.
Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton Revealed as Proto Hologram Investor
Kunal Chawda of First Sportz revealaed that the Suns' Center from The Bahamas is an investor in Proto (along with being an endorser of Puma and AT&T). Ayton is one of over 57 active and retired pro athletes to invest in Proto hologram including Marshawn Lynch, Luke Walton, Brianna Stewart and Brittney Griner.
Country Music Industry Bible Reports on Proto's Walker Hayes Beaming
The Bible of the Country Music industry wrote about Proto's first ever beaming of an artist into a major country music festival when Walker Hayes holoported into the Live in the Vineyard Goes Country event in Napa, California.
Country Superstar Walker Hayes Beams in to Festival using Proto
Country Music Television wrote about Walker Hayes -- the "Fancy Like" star -- beaming in the Live in the Vineyard festival in Napa to perform and talk about his book. It was the first time an artist beamed into a country music event.
Country Superstar Walker Hayes Beams into Major Fest with Proto
Annie Reuter, the country music industry authority, wrote about Live in the Vineyard using Proto to beam country superstar Walker Hayes to its annual festival -- known for surprises and innovation. “It is pretty amazing that we can basically be beamed wherever we're supposed to be and honestly we should do this more,” Hayes, a father of six, tells me. “I don't have to leave the kids. I could just do these from my house.”
Star Awards uses Proto to Beam in Presenters to Singapore from Across Asia
The Straits Times named the use of Proto holograms as one of the top 7 best parts of the Star Awards -- one of Asia's biggest entertainment awards shows put on by Media Corp each year in Singapore. Host Chen Hanwei interviewed the presenters who beamed in from Taipei and Hong Kong live and interacted with him and the stars in attendance. Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok, Taiwanese host Mickey Huang and Taiwanese host-actor Jacky Wu were singled out for their holoportation skills. This is the first time a major awards show has used holoporation as part of its ceremony.
Perez Hilton Brings His Kids to Get Hologrammed at Proto Studios
The internet's original gossip king brought his kids to visit Proto and get turned into holograms live on the spot. He posted a an eleven minute video of his kids enjoying the technology and wrote, "They do both pre-recorded and LIVE holograms! And, let us tell you, these things were insanely realistic! We got to try it out and it was such a trip!"
How Christie's and Proto's Degas Hologram is Changing Art World
Artnet, the biggest art news site, wrote about Christie's using Proto to beam a hologram of Degas' Petite Danseuse to San Francisco and Hong Kong. “It would be amazing for a museum to commission a performance art piece—maybe beaming live to cities all over the world,” Porto CEO David Nussbaum said. “How great would it be to see Marina Abramovic do something with Proto? Would The Artist is Present work via holoportation? Instead of beaming people, what if Cai Guo-Quiang created one of his gunpowder events live via Proto?"
Christie's and Proto tour the fragile artworks you will see, but can never touch
The Telegraph published a story by Daniel Capurro about Christie's using Porto to preview the $20M Degas ballerina bronze in London, San Francisco and Hong Kong ahead of the blockbuster Anne Bass auction in May. The article praises the efforts for protecting the art work and reducing carbon damage while still providing a meaningful experience of being the presence of the art work.
South Korean Virtual Superstar Eternity Appears at IT World 2022 via Proto Hologram
South Korean sports and entertainment news site Sports Khan reported that, at the World IT Show, the largest information and communication technology (ICT) exhibition in Korea, the virtual idol Eternity appeared in the PROTO HOLOGRAM presented by Nine Communications (CEO Yoo Young-jae). Eternity was able to interact with fans who were also able to become Proto holograms.
Christie’s uses hologram technology to take a $20m Degas sculpture on tour
Daniel Cassady of The Art Newspaper In the UK broke the news that Chrsitie's is touring the Degas bronze Petite Danseuse using Proto hologram devices ahead of its auction with the blockbuster Anne Bass collection in May. The tour started in London before opening to crowds in San Francisco and Hong Kong. Touring the precious object via hologram eliminates the risk of transportation and expenses and carbon damage associated with shipping. "And while it isn’t actually there," Cassady writes, "Visitors can experience the work just as if they were in Anne Bass’s storied New York City apartment."
Sean Combs Named as an Advisor and Investor to Proto Inc.
Joshua Rodgers of the leading African American news site and community for entrepreneurs and tech, part of he Blavity media empire, wrote about P. Diddy joining Proto hologram as an investor (as part of the $12M Series A round led by TRUE Capital Management) and as an advisor.
Proto Named to Top Ten Marketing Firms in California List
Brand Marketing's list focuses on companies with great track records, innovative offerings or huge future potential. Proto was singled out for its successful run of activations in California over the last 12 months with brands such as Disney, Netflix, IWC, AT&T, CBS Sports HQ and more.
Executive Turntable: Sean Combs Joins Proto Inc. as Advisor, Investor
The music mogul, who also invested in Proto Inc.'s $12M Series A round, was named an advisor. The music, fashion and beverage mogul first used Proto in 2021 to beam across the country to sing Happy Birthday to his son King Combs (an event that was also covered by Billboard).
British Asset Mgmt Firm Schroders Makes Policy of Using Proto to Reduce Jet Travel, Boost Sustainability
The British multinational asset management company released a photo of executives beaming into one of the companies meetings via Proto. "Schroders has started using hologram technology from Proto to cut down on employees flying around the world as the asset manager has included climate change as one of the six themes in its engagement blueprint with companies", according to Marina Severinovsky, head of sustainability, North America at Schroders.
Diddy Named Advisor of Hologram Startup Proto
Shawn Grant of the leading hip hop news site The Source, wrote about Sean Combs being named an advisor to Proto, and revealing he was part of the $12M Series A led by TRUE Capital Management and a long list of pro athletes. Combs first used Proto in April 2021 when he beamed from Miami to Los Angeles to sing Happy Birthday to his son, King Combs and interact with party goers.
P. Diddy Beams into Hologram Business as Advisor, Investor for Holopotation Giant
Sean Combs, who first used Proto to beam live from Miami to Los Angeles to join his son's birthday party, has become an advisor of the company. He also was an investor in the recent $12M Series A round. Proto CEO David Nussbaum said, “We were honored to bring his family together last Spring, and it became the perfect example of how Proto connects people for meaningful, emotional interactions unlike any other technology. We’re so excited to be working with him as we continue to make the future a reality now.”
Designer Iris Apfel Used Proto at her H&M Launch Celebration
The Today Show wrote about H&M using Proto to beam Iris Apfel in as a hologram to her own launch celebration in Palm Beach, Florida. The 100-year old designer addressed the crowd via Proto and then appeared in person as branding for her line appeared in hologram form too.
H&M and Proto Create Iris Apfel Hologram for Launch of New Line
H&M used Proto to show Hologram Iris Apfel toast her new line at a VIP lunch in Palm Beach. The Proto Epic was at the head of the table and showed logos for H&M and the themes for the new line. Hologram Apfel then addressed the crowd as the real Iris joined the lunch -- "More is More," Iris has always said.
The Company That Wants to Bring Holograms Into Every Home
Elaine Velie of arts and culture supersite Hyperallergic wrote about the origins of Proto and spoke to founder David Nussbaum about the devices uses for communication and for showing of NFTs --which the art world is increasingly embracing.
WSJ interviews CEO David Nussbaum at Proto's Headquarters
Proto is the subject of a 7 minute video look at holograms in the work place. The short film includes an interview with Proto CEO David Nussbaum, and looks at Protos work with Chris Gardner, Billy Morrison, DHL, Ava Labs, Harvard Blockchain Conference, streetwear line Tombogo and the University of Central Florida's College of Health Professions and Sciences.
Ellen Degeneres Surprises her Audience via Proto on Ellen Show
On her farewell season of The Ellen Show, Ellen talked about Proto in her opening monologue and how she wanted to introduce this "cool new tech." She then beamed into her studio's Riff Raff Room to interact with fans -- tricking them into thinking she was appearing pre-recorded until she started engaging with them and they were shocked at the realism of the hologram and that and she could see and hear them in real time, making eye contact. The Ellen show has millions of viewers and her Instagram post of this video went out to 121 million followers.
The Ultimate L.A. Guide to the Metaverse Features Proto
Christian Hetrick of dot.LA the main source of tech news in Los Angeles, included Proto in a round up of L.A. companies making a significant contribution to the development of Web3 and the Metaverse. “I was not aware of the metaverse when I started this,” Proto CEO David Nussbaum said. “But the more I understand about this incredible future world that we're gonna all be living in, it became clear to me that this was much more than just a hologram projection device: This is a window into the metaverse.”
The Doctor Will Beam You Up Now: Proto Named Most Interesting Health Tech at SXSW
Heather Landis of the leading site for news for Healthcare execs, wrote about Proto: "Proto’s hologram technology has the potential to be combined with remote diagnostic tech and telemedicine to enhance virtual care. 'We’re talking with companies that do biometric vitals that can be displayed on the screen. So someone can take their biometric vital information at home using the Proto M in the house and have the doctor beam in or you can beam in to your doctor,' Proto's Noah Rothstein said."
Sports Video Group on CBS Sports HQ's Historic Use of Proto for NFL Interviews
Ken Kerschbaumer of Sports Video Group, the authority on the sports broadcasting industry, spoke with David Nussbaum of Proto about CBS Sports HQ using Proto for its week long L.A. broadcasts about the NFL's biggest event of the year. Many NFL players were beamed from Radio Row to CBS Sports HQ's rooftop set.
SXSW: Crowds Gather to Get Hologrammed by Proto at the Creative Industries Expo
Texas ABC affiliate KVUE's Brittany Flowers demonstrates PORTL -- and its filters that turn her into a zombie, Joker and more --at the SXSW Cultural Industries Expo where crowds were lining up for hours to try the technology. PORTL's Head of Operations Noah Rothstein shows her the ropes.
Proto Wins SXSW Innovation Award for "Connecting People"
Proto was named the top winner in the category of "Connecting People" at the SXSW Innovation Awards. The festival also marked the first time the working prototype of the Proto M was presented to the public.
PORTL Named to Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies 2022
Nicole Laporte of Fast Company wrote about PORTLs spot on the prestigious list citing the University of Central Florida's use of PORTLs in teaching, and Sean Combs use to beam to Hollywood to sing Happy Birthday to his son.
PORTL Leads Field in Business Travel Replacement via Holograms
Bloomberg's K. Oanh Ha talked to PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about the use of holoportation n business including examples like Columbia Shipmanagement and IWC using PORTL's for business. “Holograms were never in demand for anything but entertainment until recently,” says Nussbaum, who founded Portl in 2019. “Instead of digitally resurrecting dead artists, I saw holograms as a new way of communication.”
3D Holoportation for the Masses
Axios' Jennifer Kinsgon wrote about PORTL for What's Next pointing out its recent CES honors, and use by a major broadcaster during Super Bowl Week. "For remote and hybrid work, creating more lifelike ways for people to virtually “be” somewhere will be hugely important. Imagine how much more attention your manager would command as a hologram than as a Zoom square."
PORTL Hologram is Making Waves with its 3D Devices
Fortune's Data Sheet editor Jacob Carpenter jokes that PORTL might be "A Little too Real." And says the the company is making waves with it's 3D hologram products. "Let's just be glad Prince wasn't around to see this," writes Carpenter.
Cool Ideas: Rolling Stone Uses PORTL at Super Bowl Party
BizBash's Claire Hoffman includes the use of PORTL and holoportation at Rolling Stone's annual Super Bowl party (with this year's partner Coinbase). Guests were beamed into their own cover of the iconic magazine.
Revolución. Videollamadas holográficas en 3D. Hablar cara a cara a miles de km de distancia
Iñaki García of Catalonia's El Nacional wrote about PORTL's new M and the ability to make hologram phone calls to keep in touch with family thousands of miles away. "So if you want to start with this type of calls, this device is an option that can be extremely useful and easy to use."
France's Insider Sports Business Newsletter on PORTL's Big Sports Activations
Nicolas Bourreau of France's insider sports business newsletter wrote about PORTL's recent series of sports activations including the Australian Open with Kia, DHL's Formula E event in Brooklyn, NY, AT&T's use at Mercedes Benz Stadium with Atlanta United F.C. and the Falcons, and CBS Sports HQ using PORTL during it's recent week of NFL coverage in L.A.
PORTL: Better Than Zoom, The Holoportation Machine is Real
Benoît Georges of top French business newspaper Les Echos visited PORTL HQ in Los Angeles to try holoportation and explains how the experience is far superior to video conferencing. « Même si les hologrammes seront plus petits, vous pourrez communiquer depuis chez vous avec vos proches de façon très réaliste, assure David Nussbaum. Ce sera tellement mieux que Zoom ! »
"Pretty Darn Cool! PORTL's Holograms are the Opposite of the Metaverse!"
Corey and Patrick the hit morning drive team at iHeartRadio's Edge 100 in Little Rock Arkansas, went deep on PORTL in this seven minute segment where they explore various uses of the coming PORTL M for the home.
PORTL Brings Innovative Hybrid Comedy Club Out of the Metaverse
Failed to Render is a comedy club that takes place in the Metaverse and in real life at the same time, by presenting comedian's avatars as 3D holograms in a PORTL Epic at its brick-and-mortar HQ in Las Vegas. Fans can experience the Metaverse version without bulky, isolating headgear---giving them a communal experience without missing out on the new world.
PORTL Opens San Francisco Office with Yves Behar's Canopy Workspace
Mashable's Sasha Lekach joins PORTL at the launch of it's S.F. office and meets CEO David Nussbaum and former NFL star Eric Dickerson when they beam in from L.A. Comparing PORTL to its nearest competitor, its clear PORTL is years ahead and is already bringing people together in meaningful ways that replace jet travel.
PORTL, An Interactive Device That Beams 3D Holograms of People Across Long Distances
Laughing Squid's Lori Dorn writes about PORTLs ability to beam people all over the world and shows example for the upcoming PORTL M in use. The story also shows PORTL CEO David Nussbaum beaming live from Los Angeles to San Francisco for the opening of a new office and showroom in partnership with Yves Behar's Canopy work spaces.
Kara Swisher & Scott Galloway Bring PORTL to their Pivot MIA Conference
Two of the top voices in tech, Kara Swisher and "Professor" Scott Galloway, became holograms via PORTL at the Vox MIA event in Miami this week. The week's guests included Brian Chesky, CEO and Co-founder of Airbnb, Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of WeWork, Meredith Kopit Levien, CEO of the New York Times CEO, David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs
Tombogo Uses PORTL holograms for New York Fashion Week Show
Valentin Perez of Le Monde writes: The unisex streetwear of Tommy Bogo of Tombogo appeared in holograms at the Ace Hotel in Manhattan, projected thanks to a partnership with PORTL. "I chose this hybrid format because it seemed to me to be a perfect precipitate of the time, between physical and digital", justifies Tommy Bogo. And a good opportunity to get noticed at a time when fashion only seems to have the word "metaverse" in its mouth...
High Tech Meets Fashion at New York Fashion Week
WWD's tech editor Adirana Lee writes about the use of tech at NYFW and singles out streetware sensation Tombogo's use of PORTL holograms at his show. For its collaboration with Saucony, Tomobogo beamed its models from Oakland, CA into the lobby of Manhattan's Ace Hotel. The models also used PORTL's walk feature to be able to walk within the PORTL display.
PORTL M named to Innovation & Tech Today's 50 Most Innovative Products List
I&TT one of the leading publishers of content on innovation, technology, and the sciences, today has announced the winners of its Top 50 Most Innovative Products competition, including the PORTL M, the company's smaller-sized version of it's award-winning hologram technology, which debuted at CES 2022.
PORTL Dominates Canadian Hologram Market Too: Big Activations Rock Toronto
The Canadian marketing and advertising magazine wrote about PORTL's live hologram fashion show at Cadillac Fairview's Eaton Place, Diageo's Johnnie Walker activation with Mouse 3D Digital, and Loblaw's in store cooking demonstrations using PORTL. Technology expert and founder of Six Pixels Group, Mitch Joel praises PORTL, saying, "We’ve had more amplification through COVID of the fact that these digital tools exist and have been innovated on."
PORTL Brings Tombogo's "Outside the Box" Collection to life at NYFW
Amy Duong of the trend tracking company for insights and research writes about Tombogo using PORTL at NYFW, quoting Tommy Bogo saying, “I want to show that I’ve learned a lot from this process, but I also want to break out of the conventional traditions of a fashion week show. The concept is a hologram and it’s outside the box.”
Portugal's Expresso Examines the Metaverse and Speculates on PORTL's Role
Hugo Séneca, of Portugal's largest newspaper Expresso, explores the changes the Metaverse will bring to daily life and singles out PORTL as a method for the Metaverse to interact with real life in public spaces.
PORTL at NYFW for First Time w/ Streetwear's Tombogo x Saucony
Brycen Saunders of Hypbeast wrote about Tombogo using PORTL to debut his futuristic collection of gender-neutral streetwear and collaboration with Saucony at New York Fashion Week. The event took place at the Ace Hotel and models beamed from Tombogo's Oakland, CA studio were able to "walk" in the PORTL. The event was called "Outside of the Box," and was a first for NYFW.
PORTL Technology Shows Up Around This Year’s Super Bowl
Tobias Carrol of Inside Hook writes about PORTL's deep ties to the sports world and it's take over of Super Bowl week in L.A. PORTL technology was used for the first time in a sports broadcast by CBS Sports HQ beaming NFL players from Radio Row to their rooftop set. PORTL was also used for a private Denver Broncos party, by Rolling Stone for its party and other events. "Could a hologram of your favorite athlete beam in from hundreds of miles away the next time you’re at a basketball or soccer game? We might just be nearing that day."
John Wall Street on PORTL's Super Bowl Debut w/CBS, Rolling Stone, Coinbase and the Denver Broncos
Sportico's John Wall Street column interviewed PORTL investors Marshawn Lynch and Doug Raetz of TRUE Capital about why PORTL attracts pro athletes to get involved -- and the story also reveals that 57 pro athletes across all sports have invested. He also breaks the news about PORTL's use during Super Bowl Week, with CBS Sports HQ using it throughout its 24/7 broadcasting, beaming top players to it's set; the Denver Broncos using it at a private party; and Rolling Stone and Coinbase using it at their famous annual party which included an NFT showcase.
PORTL M, lo strumento per le videochiamate con ologramma
Italy's Smartworld writes, "Imagine being able to video calls are not just a smartphone but with a device equipped with hologram technology? It's not science fiction, It is called Portl M and it is the most advanced version of this technology that is about to hit the market."
Esta caixa de hologramas é um portal para o metaverso
Brazil's major home magazine, Casa, wrote about the coming PORTL M and how it will make access to the Metaverse available without headsets: "The metaverse describes a rational evolution of virtual reality, merging physical space into digital. PORTL M does not require specialized glasses or headsets, bringing digital into our physical world — through holograms."
CBS Sports HQ Beams NFL Legends from Radio Row to its Rooftop Set for Coverage of the Big Game All Week in L.A.
Players such as Michael Faulk and Ocho Cinco were beamed live from Radio Row to CBS Sports HQ rooftop set overlooking L.A. throughout the big week in Los Angeles. Hosts such as Bryant McFadden were able to conduct live, fully interactive interviews that reached millions of viewers.
Hong Kong Tech Site Jumpstart on PORTL Holoportation
Kamya Pandey of Hong Kong's "Entrepreneur's Magazine" wrote on the field of holograms calls PORTL the front runner in "beaming" people anywhere they want to go. She's also bullish on the industry as a whole, saying, "Holographic display market technology is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 27.3 percent by 2026."
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi: Shipmanagement gets the hologram treatment
Splash 24/7 the news site for Martime CEOs wrote, “The future is already here,” said CSM president and CEO Mark O’Neil, as he addressed an audience in Manila as a hologram beamed from the Limassol offices of OneLearn Global, 8,906 km away. "A fleet director in one part of the world can mentor ships’ officers attending a conference in another, while customers and suppliers can have more intuitive and interactive meetings without having to step on a plane and fly thousands of miles to a meeting. This is tomorrow’s world happening today and we are delighted to be able to make it a reality"
David Nussbaum on RealComm Live, the Real Estate Technology Show
The top commercial and corporate real estate technology podcast talks to PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about holoportation. David shares how this cutting-edge virtual technology works and how it will be impacting the commercial and corporate real estate industry in the very near future.
First Astronauts use PORTL Holoportation: "Like Beaming to the Starship Enterprise"
Mike Brown wrote in the Musk Reads section of Inverse about former NASA astronaut Ron Garan who along with Dr. Sian Proctor used PORTL Holoportation to beam into the L.A. Art Show and also to display their NFTs focussed on "The Overview Effect" that inspires astronauts to spread the word about their revelations after orbiting Earth. Garan says, "Using the PORTL, I felt like I was beaming up to the Starship Enterprise!"
The "World's Design Magazine" from Japan, Axis, wrote "PORTL's holographic desktop device "PORTL M" provides users with an unprecedented communication experience in real time.With volumetric footage, shopping allows you to tap on your favorite clothes and try them on the screen, or communicate as if you were talking directly to family and friends. In addition, he can receive guidance from a personal trainer and receive telemedicine. Not only can it be used for learning and games, but it can also be enjoyed by hanging the device on a wall and displaying NFT art for viewing.
The "World's Design Magazine" from Japan, Axis, wrote "PORTL's holographic desktop device "PORTL M" provides users with an unprecedented communication experience in real time.With volumetric footage, shopping allows you to tap on your favorite clothes and try them on the screen, or communicate as if you were talking directly to family and friends. In addition, he can receive guidance from a personal trainer and receive telemedicine. Not only can it be used for learning and games, but it can also be enjoyed by hanging the device on a wall and displaying NFT art for viewing.
First PORTL Lands in Australia with KIA's Dylan Alcott & Nick Kyrgios Holograms
The very first PORTL hologram experience on the continent was in Melbourne at the Australian Open, as part of Kia's new EV debut. Tennis heroes Dylan Alcott and Nick Kyrgios greeted fans.
Lifewire Explores PORTL Giving Access to the Metaverse without Headsets
Sascha Brodsky, of Lifewire, the "Tech for Humans" site, looked into options for people to explore the metaverse without annoying headgear. "To be able to access the metaverse while still engaging with the people you're with physically makes it a communal experience, a less isolating one, and one with more emotional and engaging impact," PORTL's David Nussbaum said. "Think of a classroom being able to watch a lecture in the metaverse but. also chat among themselves and pick up on the teacher's cues and classmate's enthusiasm as they learn."
Top Design Site Calls PORTL a Window to the Metaverse
The most influential design and architecture site says PORTL "offers a window to the metaverse, enabling people to show up in their three-dimensional form on the other side of the globe. and of course without any time delay. David Nussbaum, the founder of PORTL, ensures communication of all kinds without struggling. he envisions PORTL M within each household, streaming world-class interactive hologram content and connecting people from all over the world."
Holoportation, Metaverse yang Bisa Tanpa Kacamata dan Headset VR
Fabian Pratama Kusumah of Indonesian tech site Teknologi wrote about the debut of the PORTL M at CES and hologram telecommunication, without VR headsets. Fabian quotes True Capital management CEO Doug Raetz saying. “Teknologi PORTL sangat menarik, dengan aplikasi yang hampir tak ada habisnya di seluruh pasar bisnis dan konsumen.”
Yahoo Japan praises PORTL as one of the top stories to come out of CES 2022 where it received 3 honors in the CES Innovation Awards. The story introduces the PORTL M, perfect for home use and capable of hologram communications and streaming content.
Brazil's Ana Cláudia Thorpe on PORTL making Science Fiction into Reality
Ana Cláudia Thorpe. the Style & Tech host and columnist for Brazil's biggest network UOL, wrote "With the potential to bring everyday communication into the future of science fiction, Los Angeles-based startup Portl is poised to add a dimension to video calling through an innovative new set-top device within the industry."
Gizmodo Japan calls the PORTL M "Futuristic"
The Japanese branch of global tech authority Gizmodo wrote about PORTL M's capability for hologram calls, NFT display and holographic gaming, and says, "The world of science fiction is becoming a reality."
A Fun-Sized Holographic Display Could Become Your Affordable Portal to the Metaverse
Interesting Engineering's Ameya Paleja previews the PORTL M, comparing it to the larger PORTL Epic the site wrote about previously. The article calls it a window into the Metaverse that is more likely to catch on than Meta's claims, and praising it for needing no headgear or wires.
Russia's Digital Media Names PORTL one of the "Gadgets of the Week"
The Russian tech site writes, "You can use it to surf the web while shopping, have realistic entertainment, show off your NFT collection, and more. It also provides a tool for telemedicine appointments, allows you to connect with friends and loved ones, and is capable of acting as a personal trainer."
This Holographic Display Could be How You Do Video Calls in the Metaverse
Yanko Design's JC Torres writes, "The metaverse can also work the other way around and bring the digital into our physical realm, most likely through holograms. We’re still ways off from the holograms of sci-fi, but this new holographic display is trying to bridge the gap until that perfect time."
Shipping firm uses PORTL hologram technology to ‘beam in’ to meetings
Marine Industry News wrote about Comlubia Shipmanagement's historic beaming between its headquarters in Cyprus and its training center in Manila. The company plans to use PORTL holoportation for training sessions and other communications.
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly Returns to PORTL HQ, Becomes Hologram Donkey
Spencer Kelly visited PORTL's Los Angeles headquarters exactly two years after he first dropped in with his BBC Click crew. He and PORTL CEO David Nussbaum were reunited and showed off the new features of the PORTL Epic (which included turning Spencer into a donkey), and the prototype of the smaller PORTL M.
Shipping Giant Uses PORTL to Beam from Cyprus to Manila
The Digital Ship, the tech authority on the worldwide shipping industry wrote about Columbia Shipmanagement's use of PORTL to beam its CEO from their Cyprus HQ to the Philippines to address the staff there. The firm plans to use PORTL holoportation to conduct training sessions with its 15 worldwide offices.
Usain Bolt: "To see myself in 4k as a hologram was mind blowing"
Tech Radar's Abigail Opiah says, "Ultra fast Gig1 broadband from Virgin Media and Hologram tech is changing the world. Are you ready?" and Usain Bolt adds about PORTL, "This hologram is breaking barriers and the possibilities are endless. I have a feeling that people are going to use it a lot in the near future.”
David Nussbaum talks Holoportation on VentureFuel Visionaries
Beam Me Up, Scotty. Call it telepresence, or even holoportation, but it’s real right now as PORTL allows you to beam yourself in 4K life-sized holographic display to connect with friends, family, or potential customers. We talk about the future of work, the window to the metaverse, sustainability and nft displays.
Portl Will Beam 3D Holograms into Your Home Yes, Just Like in Star Wars, but with Better Resolution
"The format popularized by such luminaries as Darth Vader and Tupac just got a lot more realistic for the rest of us," writes Urban Daddy, the authority on nightlife, dining, gadgets and music. "Beyond the obvious uses like talking to people or beaming into a meeting from afar, Portl notes a few other instances where holograms may be better than non-holograms. For example, working with a fitness instructor, shopping, viewing immersive entertainment, conducting telemedicine, and displaying 3D art. But don't worry, getting really into NFTs and using words like "metaverse" is optional."
PORTL Unveils the World’s First Tabletop Holographic Communication Device
PORTL is currently taking preorders for the device, allowing anyone who has ever dreamed of owning a holographic communication device to reserve their spot for one of the most innovative and futuristic devices you’ll find on the market today.
อย่างเจ๋ง Portl M โฮโลแกรมในบ้าน FaceTime ได้แบบ 3 มิติ
Thailand's Tech Hub wrote about the PORTL M and its video call capabilities as well as its use in Telehealth, education, retail and more. The M debuted on the Today show in the U.S. and was called one of the must see items of CES 2022 where it was honored for multiple Innovation Awards.
PORTL M coming to bring holograms to the home
박지윤 of GQ Korea wrote, "홀로그램 기술을 이용해 실제 눈앞의 물건과 사람이 있는 듯한 느낌을 전달할 수 있게 제작된 포틀 M의 홀로그램 디바이스입니다. 고화질 4K 터치스크린을 지원해 손으로 만지고 탭 하여 사용 가능합니다. 실감 나는 영상 통화, 피트니스, 쇼핑, 미디어 감상 등이 가능하며, NFT 메타버스 시대에 적합한 디바이스가 아닐까 생각이 드네요. 현재 공식 홈페이지에서 사전 주문 중입니다. 공식 인스타그램을 통해 홀로그램 디바이스 실제 사용 영상을 확인해 보세요."
PORTL M: 3D-Hologramme für zu Hause Kategorisiert in
Coolsten, the German cool hunting authority wrote about the PORTL M when it was revealed at CES, saying "The idea of bringing the holographic world into the home has certainly inspired many people to daydream."
FaceTiming With Holograms? The New Portl M Adds a New Dimension to Your Video Calls
The Robb Report's Bryan Hood writes about PORTL's smaller at-home version of its holoportation machine, coming this Spring. "Portl does see a use for its device outside of communication, as much of a selling point as the feature may be. The brand’s website lists several other possible uses, including immersive entertainment, telemedicine, fitness, shopping and—because it is 2022—NFT display."
Portl M: así es el monitor holográfico que permite acercarte a tus seres queridos con videollamadas en 3D
Raquel Holgado of Spain's top news channel 20 Minutos wrote that the PORTL M was one of the top surprises of CES 2022. She also pointed out that the PORTL Beam app enables anyone to beam into a PORTL just using their smartphone.
Tech Recommendations: PORTL M hologram machine for the home
The men's arbiter of both tech & taste writes, "Once the stuff of science fiction, holograms are slowly becoming more mainstream. Bringing them into the home is the next step, and the Portl M aims to do just that. Easily adjustable to accommodate portrait or horizontal content, it can be used for everything from entertainment and 3D video chats to fitness and art displays (think NFTs)."
PORTL’s Immersive “M” Hologram Device Brings Us Closer to the Future
HiConsumption's Yoni Yardeni writes, "Thanks to devices like this, the future doesn’t seem anywhere near as far away as it once did, and it’s safe to say that we may as well be there already. "
Portl M, the hologram video call monitor that wowed thousands at CES 2022
Peru's top newspaper wrote about PORTL M and its ability to beam anyone anywhere, at a size and price that allows many uses including for home hologram calls, telehealth and education.
This new holographic terminal will allow you to make video calls in the purest Star Wars style
Gizmodo en Espanol's Carlos Zahumenszky wrote, "If you've always wanted to appear to your loved ones like Star Wars' Palpatine did in his heyday, the Portl M is the closest thing you'll find."
Las videollamadas con hologramas llegan a las casas
Juan Antonio Pascual Estapé of one of Spain's top tech bibles, Computer Hoy, wrote about the PORTL M enabling hologram phone calls in the home. He explains that in addition to telecom uses, holograms in the home will be useful in telemedicine, education, shopping, and even for displaying NFTs.
CES 2022: Portl M, el monitor que despliega hologramas para tu casa
Allan Vélez of Digital Trends en Espanol calls the PORTL M one of the top innovations at CES 2022, pointing out that the device was honored twice by the CES Innovation Awards (PORTL's human-sized Epic got a third).
Portl M will allow folks to beam into homes as a hologram
New Atlas' Paul Ridden debuted PORTL to its global audiences interested in science and tech, calling the experience "quite impressive." The story also features the news of the PORTL M.
Sky News Australia Names PORTL One of the Top Innovations of CES 2022
Inside the News' Tech Correspondent talks Innovationa Awards Honoree PORTL at CES and comes up with a nice suggestion, "You could have Keith Urban give a concert, and beam into everyone's PORTL around the world at the same time!"
PORTL Makes One of the Biggest Announcements of CES
One of the top computer hardware sites says, "CES 2022 is bringing its fair share of futuristic tech, and Portl has something straight out of sci-fi. Portl is a company that creates giant cubes for people to virtually beam into. The company calls these 4K holographic displays, and as you can see in the clip above, the news reporter can have a presence at CES in Las Vegas without ever leaving a studio in Los Angeles."
PORTL named one of "lo más 'friki' del CES 2022!"
Aleix Mercader of Spain's Cronica Global included PORTL's new home-sized hologram unit one of the most "Friki" items at CES (Friki meaning Geeky in Spanish, so we won't take offense).
UK's Top Men's Site Gets its Mind Blown by PORTL Holoportation
Unilad Tech says, "This incredible device allows you to create a hologram of yourself in real-time 🤯" The story explains how PORTL makes completely self-contained, plug-and-play holoportation devices.
Top Innovations at CES 2022 Include PORTL's Award Honoree M Debut
The NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt spoke with its top tech correspondent who beamed to CES from Los Angeles via PORTL, calling it one of the most exciting innovations at the show.
Today Show Debuts the PORTL M and beams to CES
NBC's Jo Ling Kent beamed from Los Angeles to CES in Las Vegas via PORTL to report on the show, interview PORTL CEO David Nussbaum, and debut the new PORTL M -- the tabletop hologram machine coming in March.
나인커뮤니케이션, 美 NFT 클라우스서비스 ‘포틀’ 론칭
Korea's Fashion Post wrote about the introduction of PORTL to the country and the potential for use in fashion -- mentioning recent fashion shows in Toronto using PORTL and the ability to use the small model for PORTL in stores for virtual try-on sessions.
Hologram Teknolojisi Gelecekte Görüntülü Konuşmanın Yerini Alabilir Mi?
Turkish technology authority Turk Haberleri wrote about PORTL technology and the ability to "beam" people places they can't by physically because of the pandemic. The story quotes PORTL CEO David Nussbaum saying, “Grainger-Herr’i İsviçre’deki ofisinden Şanghay’a ışınladık. Gerçek zamanlı olarak yapmayı planladıklarını yaptı, diğer yöneticilerle sohbet etti, hatta yeni bir saatin lansmanını dahi yaptı. Sonra onu oradan geri ışınladık."
CES 2022's Top 10 Tech Products Preview Includes PORTL
Gadget Flow's Mark Gulino named PORTL one of the Top 10 Tech Gadgets of CES 2022 describing PORTL Epic holoportation as "very interesting indeed."
Channel News Asia Beams from Singapore to L.A. to Interview PORTL's David Nussbaum
Asia's biggest English language TV news network beamed reporter Melissa Goh from their Singapore studio to PORTL's Los Angeles headquarters to interview Founder and CEO David Nussbaum and discuss PORTL's holoportation and the future of events. Guitarist Billy Morrison's hologram demonstrates artists' ability to tour via PORTL.
Télématin, France's top morning TV show featured PORTL Holoportation
France 2 TV featured PORTL holoportation on its morning show -- the equivalent of the Today show in France -- and showed CEO David Nussbaum's parents demonstrating the PORTL Epic while dancing.
IEEE Spectrum Names PORTL's Holoportation One of the Telecom Stories of the Year
The top engineering and technology site included PORTL in its year end round up of top telecom stories for 2021. The story praises PORTL's ability to beam people around the world and looks forward to the smaller M model coming in 2022
NEMOHL PŘIJÍT OSOBNĚ, A TAK NECHAL PO VZORU STAR TREKU PROMÍTAT SVŮJ HOLOGRAM
Czech tech news leader Euro.CZ wrote about PORTL beaming executives around the world and also its use by Diageo presenting a hologram bartender: "The life-size PORTL 4K holographic display allows brands to build stronger human connections with consumers in an instant, which we have not been able to do with digital media before,” said Glenn E. Smith of Mouse 3D Digital, Diageo's content partner.
Usain Bolt Meets Superfan via PORTL 4K Hologram
AV magazine's Guy Campos wrote about Virgin Media O2's use of PORTL to beam the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt, to play video games live with fans--part of a promotion to show off its superfast Gig1 service.
Holograms are here: we will soon be ‘teleporting’ with the help of smartphones
Zoran Vitas of top Croatian news site Večernji List wrote about PORTL, comparing it to Avatar's visions, and explaining how the company is already beaming people, such as IWC CEO Cristoph Grainger, around the world.
Statt Video-Calls oder Live-Konzerte: PORTL Hologramme könnten schon bald unsere Welt verändern
Stern's Yasemin Kulen wrote about PORTL's ability to beam people around the world and how it makes something people associate with science fiction into a reality: "Das Ganze hat dann doch wieder was von Prinzessin Leia – nur in cool und in Farbe."
Elle Taiwan wrote "Any door in the world!" about Beyond Space bringing PORTL to Taiwan in November and already featured at major events like TASS 2021, League of Legends: Fighting Canyon Fighting Campus Championship and 5G AIoT Great Southern Innovation.
Virgin Media O2 Uses PORTL for Usain Bolt Video Game Sessions
Game Rant's Tyler Shipley wrote about Virgin Media O2 using PORTL to beam Usain Bolt in to play video games with superfans. The fastest man alive was able to play and converse with the fan just as if he was in the room.
Usain Bolt Plays Mario Kart with BBC's Steffan Powell via PORTL
The world's fastest man beamed in via PORTL to play video games with BBC reporter Steffan Powell as part of a demonstration by Virgin Media O2 of the first PORTL in the UK and its use with Gig1 Broadband.
La videochiamata ha gli anni contati: al suo posto ci saranno ologrammi
Italy's Futuro Prossimo wrote about IWC's CEO using PORTL to beam around the world and the likelihood that PORTL Holoportation will replace video calls and many business trips in the near future.
Next Big Trend for Events: PORTL Booming with with HBO, Netflix, Art Basel Partnerships
BizBash's Michel Laufix wrote about the surge in use of PORTL at events from Cadillac Fairview's hologram fashion show in Toronto to Netflix's Cowboy Bebop premiere to a whole series of events at Art Basel including musician Maxim of the Prodigy addressing the SuperRare party in hologram form.
PORTL's Hologram NFTs Dominate Art Basel Miami
Victoria Coplans wrote about PORTL being used across the entire Art Basel week including the ArtRepublic x SuperRare kickoff, Micah Johnson's Aku World, Open Foundation's OceanDrop and DeadMau5's spotlight at BitBasel.
PORTL Hologram Tech Will Soon Replace Video Calls
The BBC's Will Smale and Andrea Murad spoke to PORTL' CEO David Nussbaum about hologram communication and the expectation that PORTL will be the primary means of communication and out-of-home digital experiences within 5 years.
Marshawn Lynch on Why PORTL Should be in Prisons
The Associated Press' Rob Maadi spoke to NFL Great Marshawn Lynch on his podcast, about why he invested in PORTL. Marshawn said, "If we'd had this when I was on the road, missing birthday parties and stuff, I'd probably still be playing." He also proposed that prisons install them to help keep families together.
Out of Home Today: PORTL's Hologram Fashion Show is a Live Retail First
Kate Scanlon of major billboard and digital signage trade news site OOH Today wrote about Cadillac Fairview's use of PORTL at its Eaton Centre Mall to stage a live fashion show with models beamed in from across town -- a live retail "shop this look" first and the first live beaming use of PORTL in Canada.
Open Earth's OceanDrop and PORTL's NFT Museum Capability
Fintech journalist Lawrence Wintermayer wrote about Open Earth's OceanDrop and its response to complaints about NFTs and the environment, and the drop being shown in Miami via PORTL hologram.
RGIII on His PORTL Investment: "Nothing is more valuable than your time."
Rob Maadi spoke with Robert Griffin III and Marshawn Lynch about their investments in PORTL Hologram's $12M Series A, brought in by TRUE Capital. Marshawn Lynch laments not having it when he was playing in the NFL to connect with family while on the road.
PORTL CEO on 'Real' Experience of Hologram Platform vs. AR, Metaverse
On Closing Bell, PORTL Founder and CEO David Nussbaum talked about the company's recent $12 million Series A funding round that will be used to bring the concept of holoportation to market. "Unlike VR or AR, we're 'R.' We're real. You don't need a headset. You don't need wearables. You don't need to download anything. It's incredible," he said
Art Basel: Aku World Deploys PORTL for Hologram Shopping w/ Rapper Pusha T
MLB star Micah Johnson built a city worth of art installations at Art Basel Miami Beach, and included 4 PORTLs showcasing holograms of real clothing designed by Pusha T, Aleali May, and Jerome LaMaar.
Spirits Marketing Watch: PORTL & Diageo's Hologram Bartender
BevNet, the leading beverage industry news site, showcased Diageo's use of PORTL at an activation in Toronto. A hologram bartender, produced by Mouse 3D Digital, demonstrates cocktails using Johnnie Walker 18.
Fashion Show Uses PORTL Holoportation at Luxury Mall in Toronto
Retail Insider wrote about Cadillac Fairview using PORTL to present a holiday "shop-the-look" fashion show. Models were beamed in from a studio on the other side of Toronto, to CF Toronto Eaton Centre and additional PORTLs provided shopping with touch screens.
AP Pro Football Podcast: RGIII on PORTL
Rob Maadi interviewed Robert Griffin III about his investment in PORTL and the way athletes can use it to be multiple places at once.
Canada's 1st Ever PORTL Hologram Showcases Johnnie Walker
Jessica Mason of the UK's Drinks Business writes about PORTL and Diageo's activation in Toronto produced by Mouse 3D Digital which presents an impeccably real looking bartender demonstrating how to make cocktails featuring Johnnie Walker 18.
Open Earth & PORTL NFTs Saving Dolphins at Art Basel
Coindesk wrote about Open Earth's NFT auction in Miami during Art Basel, in which dolphin-saving NFTs will be displayed via PORTL. Artists include Nicole Buffett, Kevin Mack and Will Selviz.
Spotted! Diageo gets the PORTL treatment in Canada
Media in Canada wrote about Mouse 3D Digital and beverage giant Diageo's activation in Toronto featuring hologram bartenders making drinks in a PORTL using Johnnie Walker. It is the first PORTL in Canada.
Toronto Times Reveals Holoportation Fashion Show to Launch using PORTL
Cadillac Fairview's Eaton Mall will host a fashion show entirely in a PORTL. With models beaming in from a studio across town to show shoppers holiday looks--the event demonstrates PORTL holoportation's use in keeping safe during the pandemic.
Sirius XM's The Feed with Amber Mac Interviews PORTL CEO David Nussbaum
The Feed with Amber Mac and Michael B, the cutting edge technology show broadcast on Sirius XM's Canada Talks and in podcast form, spoke with PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about holoportation and his startup's success.
Coverstory: Asia Tech News Leader The Edge on PORTL
Vanessa Gomez of Malaysia's top tech business magazine interviewed PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about Holoportation and PORTL's use in business, hospitality, retail, education and entertainment
Albert Pujols, Breanna Stewart, Marshawn Lynch and RGIII Help Fund Hologram Venture PORTL
Sport Techie wrote about the group of pro-athletes investing in PORTL's Series A round including current and retired NBA, WNBA, NFL and MLB stars.
Sportico Names PORTL's Series A one of the Transactions of the Week
In its round up of sports industry business transactions, Sportico singled out PORTL's Series A which Marshawn Lynch, Albert Pujols, Luke Walton, RGIII and Breanna Stewart participated in. The column was syndicated on Yahoo Sports.
Shep Smith: PORTL's Mini is Coming to Your Home
CNBC reporter Contessa Brewer beamed in to Shep Smith's New Jersey studio live from Manhattan to discuss how PORTL is making holograms more portable, more versatile and more affordable.
PORTL Raises $12M Series A w/TRUE Capital, Marshawn Lynch, More
Tech Crunch's Haje Jan Kamps says PORTL has carved out a new slice of the market, where you can holographically teleport your image to anywhere in the world. The Series A round was led by TRUE Capital with Marshawn Lynch, Quavo, RGIII, Breanna Stewart, Albert Pujols and many other pro athletes. Tim Draper, who led initial raise last year, also returned to join the round.
PORTL Names Nine Communication Distributor for South Korea
The Public broke the news that Nine Communication will begin distributing PORTL in Korea immediately. Nine Communication CEO Yoo Young-jae told The Public he intends to market PORTL aggressively in Korea in telecommunictaions, retail, entertainment and eductaion.
PORTL Named Triple CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree
CES announced the honorees for its 2022 Innovation Awards with three going to PORTL. Two in the category of Visual Displays, one for the human-sized PORTL Epic in use around the world, and one for the forthcoming, tabletop-sized PORTL Mini. The third award also went to the Mini, honoring its Streaming content capabilities. More information will be revealed at CES in January 2022.
IWC Big Pilot Tour Brings PORTL to NYC's Hudson Yards
The Robb Report's Paige Reddinger wrote about IWC's Big Pilot Tour arriving in New York at the end of its 8-city tour featuring PORTL and showing holograms of F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton, CEO Cristoph Grainger and master watchmaker Kurt Klaus. Celebrity guests on the tour have included Ceelo Green and Top Gun: Maverick star Glen Powell.
Meet Me at the Metaverse: Virtual Events and PORTL Holoportation
EventMB published a downloadable e-book for the event industy covering all aspects of virtual events in the metaverse. PORTL was featured for its holoportation capabailities: "This technology unlocks a new wave of opportunities for attracting global speakers and also a diverse and inclusive audience for events."
PORTL's Historic L.A.-to-Tokyo Holoportation is Peak into the Future
Science Times' Marie Morales wrote about PORTL's ability to let people interact in full-size, volumetric form from thousands of miles away -- with only a simple camera set up at the "sender's" location. Morales cited IEEE Spectrum reporter John Boyd's eyewitness account of PORTL's first ever "beaming" of Marina Haba from it's L.A. studio to visit her family in Tokyo.
PORTL is Bringing Us Closer to Our Sci-Fi Dreams
As part of its "Future Explored" series, Freethink's Amanda Winkler examines PORTL's capabilities to holoport people around the world, citing P. Diddy, Migos and IWC watches CEO Cristoph Grainger all using it to "beam" places. Winkler also points out that 100 PORTL Epics are active across the globe and that PORTL plans to release its Mini in early 2022.
PORTL's Historic Tokyo Holoportation & Why it Tops all Competition
IEEE Spectrum, the engineering authority, sent John Boyd to witness PORTL's historic first live beam between Los Angeles and Tokyo. Boyd also explained why PORTL's Epic units are better than any product from the company's nearest competition since they are the only similar solution that works in any light, is portable, and plug-and-play.
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel Welcomes PORTL
With a headline translating roughly to "Grandma's Forever in the Living Room," Paperjam's Thierry Lablo writes about Luxembourg's Prime Minister checking out PORTL which was at the Connecting Tomorrow festival with Orange SA. Lablo also compares holograms to "Digital Proust madeleines."
ABC Las Vegas: First Metaverse Comedy Club Features PORTL
Abel Garcia went to StarBase, Las Vegas to check out PORTL and the world's first Metaverse comedy club. At the club, produced by Failed to Render, comedians entertain simultaneously in person and in VR, with their VR avatar appearing as a PORTL Hologram for the in-person crowd. Today's event's headliner was Bret Ernst of Netflix's Cobra Kai.
Where to See Lewis Hamilton's PORTL Hologram
The Mercedes AMG Racing fan site Silver Arrows showed its excitement about the Lewis Hamilton hologram now touring with IWC's Big Pilot pop up to 8 cities in the U.S.
Germany's Top News Channel Visits PORTL HQ in Los Angeles
WELT came to Los Angeles to visit PORTL headquarters and interview David Nussbaum about his invention which they say was, "Inspired by Star Trek.". He demonstrated the technology, including the tablet controller that makes it like "Netflix for holograms," and he previewed PORTL's work on original content in the form of a cooking show. P. Diddy makes an appearance too.
F1 Superstar Lewis Hamilton Becomes Latest Athlete To Use PORTL’s Hologram Tech
Jorge Alonso, Bro Bible's Sports Editor, wrote about the phenomenon of star athletes using PORTL, including F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton who's PORTL hologram is on a U.S. tour with IWC watches this month. Other stars he mentions using PORTL include NFL great Marshawn Lynch and P. Diddy.
How to Catch Up on Your NFT knowledge? Tim Draper's PORTL Keynote
Cathy Hackl, "The Godmother of the Metaverse," lists the best five ways people can level up their NFT knowledge, including Tim Draper's keynote at the upcoming Miami Crypto Experience in which the legendary investor will be their via PORTL hologram, answering questions via StoryFile. It will be the first public collaboration between the two companies.
Why the Hologram is Going to Kill Zoom
Daniel Mendez of the number one and oldest paper in Madrid, Spain, ABC, wrote about how PORTL is going to be the end of Zoom because, "The realism is absolute."
Leading Dutch Tech Site Wants PORTL Holoportation Now
Emerce's Erwin Boogert writes about PORTL and its ability to holoport people around the world. The story points out how easy it is on the "sending" end and that legendary Tesla and Skype investor Tim Draper is a major backer of PORTL.
Donny Deutsch gives PORTL the "Brand Up" stamp of approval on his podcast
The branding and marketing legend talks about PORTL holoportation on his hugely popular podcast "On Brand," saying, "You can send a loved one....I think this has business applications, it's really interesting." Brand Up is the segment of the show where he talks about companies big and small doing things that are positive for their brand.
El futuro, hoy: la teletransportación holográfica ya es una posibilidad real para nosotros
The Spanish tech site, TekCrispy, wrote, "The future, today: Holopgraphic transportation is already a real possibility for us." The article wrote about PORTL's ability to beam people anywhere and the upcoming release of the PORTL Mini.
Montreal's Top Talk Radio Show Interviews David Nussbaum about PORTL
PORTL CEO David Nussbaum was a guest on the Elias Makos Show on iHeartRadio's CJAD 800 AM, Montreal's top news and talk station. Elias asked about Chris Gardner's keynote via PORTL, how David got the idea for his invention and how the technology works.
The Five on Fox Discovers PORTL Holoportation and Wants to Try It
Fox News' top show The Five on Fox had a rousing discussion about PORTL and its ability to beam people anywhere on earth. Host Jess Waters said "So if someone wants to book me for a speech in California. I don't have to fly there anymore. I just project the hologram of Jesse and I get paid the same amount!"
Axios What's Next: PORTL Holoporation Lets You Beam Anywhere
Jennifer Kingson interviewed PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about PORTL's ability to holoport people around the world. The story mentions Chris Gardner, the author of Pursuit of Happyness, beaming into give his keynote at a hospitality conference, the University of Central Florida's use in beaming in patients to meet with students live, and PORTL's use at the Major League Baseball All-Star game.
Pursuit of Happyness author Chris Gardner gives travel industry keynote via PORTL
Event MB, a spin off of Skift, the insider's travel business site, reports on Pursuit of Happyness author Chris Gardner giving his keynote speech at the Alliance of Luxury Hotels International Executive Retreat via PORTL hologram. Event MB points out that this could give hotels and resorts the ability to beam in hard-to-get celebrity guest speakers and artists, becoming a draw for attendees.
First Ever Holoportation from U.S. to Tokyo Reunites Family
Akihabara news reports that PORTL beamed Maruhan heiress Marina Haba from Los Angeles to Tokyo for a meeting with her son--the family has been separated due to COVID travel restrictions but were able to have a face-to-face, real time meeting via holoportation.
Lewis Hamilton's PORTL Hologram Debuts in U.S. for 8 City IWC Watches Tour
Sports Business Journal's Motorsports editor Adam Stern broke the news that IWC Watches had used PORTL To create a hologram of Mercedes Benz F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton and held its U.S. debut in Los Angeles at the kick off of the IWC On Tour events--going to Palo Alto, Newport Beach, Scottsdale, Miami, Charleston, Houston and New York City.
Digital Politics Podcast Talks to David Nussbaum on PORTL & Politics
Cyrus Krohn, guest host of the Digital Politics Podcast spoke with PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about the prospect for wide use of holograms in political campaigns, and about David's experiences with Andrew Yang, Julian Assange and Ronald Reagan's hologram at his presidential library.
How Hologram Tech will Change the Interactions of the Future
Lifewire's Sascha Brodsky wrote about innovations in hologram technology, including PORTL's AI capability that can create real feeling interactive conversation experiences. "For the first time in history, you can converse with an artificially intelligent hologram beamed into a human-sized hologram projection machine and ask them anything, anywhere, at any time," said David Nussbaum, CEO of PORTL.
AV Magazine on PORTL's British TV debut on reality show, "Don't Diet, Lose Weight"
Guy Campos spoke to PORTL CEO David Nussbaum and Remarkable TV's Executive Producer Charlotte Smith about the use of the PORTL Epic on "Don't Diet, Lose Weight" to present participants' past and future selves to them live.
Chase Bank Uses PORTL to Bring U.S. Open Fun to Fans at Penn Station
A PORTL Epic unit was installed in front of Penn Station in Manhattan during the U.S. Open to let tennis fans become holograms and pose for pictures with holograms of the real U.S. Open trophies during the last week of the tournament. Chase Bank and the U.S. Tennis Associated collaborated on the event.
David Nussbaum interviewed on Holograms in Music & ABBA's upcoming tour
Gerald Lynch interviewed PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about the use of holograms in live music performances and his view on ABBA's announcement that they'll tour via hologram in 2022.
PORTL arrives in New York City, Beams family in Coast-to-Coast
The New Yorker's Neima Jahromi visited PORTL's Chelsea studio for The Talk of the Town and spoke with CEO David Nussbaum about the startup's ability to "beam" or holoport people all around the world. Nussbaum's wife, Charla, who was 9 months pregnant, and their two daughers beamed in from Los Angeles, becoming the first family to be brought together across time and space by PORTL.
PORTL's David Nussbaum Interviewed on ABBA's Hologram Tour
The New York Post's Rob Bailey-Millado quoted PORTL CEO David Nussbaum as news broke about Swedish pop gods ABBA announcing a world tour via hologram. Nussbaum spoke about how much the technology has improved since the early days of celebrity holograms on stage.
Health Simulation Field Advanced by PORTL & Dr. Hologram
The leading voice in the Health Simulation field explains how PORTL's technology provides the playing of real life experiences with patients (and other healthcare content) without the high cost and burden of recruiting volunteers when running a standardized patient program.
HBO's Pop-up uses PORTL to Strike a Chord with Latinx Consumers
Event Marketer's Kait Shea wrote "Romeo Santos couldn’t make it to New York City for the event, so the brand offered the next best thing: a hologram of Santos warmly welcoming attendees to the experience. Made possible by PORTL’s holoportation technology, the engagement marked the first time a Latinx artist took holographic form."
PORTL-powered Latin Music Pop Up Lights Up NYC for HBO
BIz Bash's Michele Laufik wrote about how Romeo Santos welcomed to HBO's pop up guests in hologram form via PORTL, the interactive holoportation technology. "We are always looking for opportunities to be innovative and bridge the gap between fans and their beloved icons," HBO's Jessia Vargas, director of multicultural marketing told Laufik. "When we knew we wanted to create a seven-day immersive experience, we knew it would be difficult to have Romeo present to welcome fans into the space, PORTL fixed that."
PORTL's Holograms are Engaging Fans Around the World
Events business news site XLIVE's Victoria Copans interviewed PORTL CEO David Nussbaum and talked about recent activations with Migos, DHL, T-Mobile and AT&T. The story stresses PORTL's role in reducing the carbon footprint of major corporations, saying: "PORTL is about more than saving money, also about saving the Earth."
How HBO and the MTW Agency Used PORTL to bring Romeo Santos to Fans
Pollstar's Sarah Pittman spoke with MTW Agency's Diana Dotel about HBO's epic House of Bachata Pop-up: "Romeo unfortunately couldn’t be present due to scheduling. We know how this community feels about him, so we wanted to give them something to be excited about. … The hologram technology company PORTL] was amazing. He had a few messages for the public on opening night … It was very important to have him present in that room in one shape or another."
PORTL + HBO's Romeo Santos Hologram Draws Latin Music Fans
The fashion and nightlife authority covered the bodega-themed celebration for HBO's documentary on Latin Music mega star Romeo Santos. The week included karaoke, happy hours, and free hair cuts. Fans posed with Santos' hologram inside the PORTL -- he is the first Latin Music star to get the PORTL treatment.
Holographic devices as a substitute for teleportation? The possibilities are impressive
Poland's leading Android publication tried PORTL at Mobile World Congress 2021 in Barcelona and was impressed with the capability to beam people around the world.
Al Arabiya Reporter in Hollywood does an Amazing Hologram Experiment
One of the Middle East's top news channels Al Arabiya sent host Ravi Boghossian to try out the PORTL Epic and become a beamable hologram.
U. Central Florida uses holograms to train medical students
The leading higher education news site's Emily Bamforth wrote about the launch of PORTL as a teaching tool at the University of Central Florida. “Sharing patients’ lived experiences helps our students really understand what it’s like for that individual as they go through their activities of daily living," said Dr. Bari Hoffman of UCF. The hologram software also includes “caregiver stories,” which are designed to teach students studying social work to use their insights to inform treatment and provide support, Hoffman said.
DHL Uses PORTL to Beam Formula E Drivers Out of COVID Protocol Bubble
Sport Industry Group wrote about DHL's use of PORTL to beam Formula E's drivers and CEO out of the COVID bubble at the racecourse in Red Hook, Brooklyn, across town to interact live with fans and the media. The Bright Partnerships project demonstrated "how technologies are a driving force in delivering on DHL’s guiding principle of connecting people and improving lives." Video included.
David Nussbaum Speaks at Christie's Art + Tech Summit about PORTL and NFTs
David Nussbaum spoke at the auction house's annual Art + Tech summit among art, media and tech leaders. A PORTL unit was also demonstrated both for as the ideal device for showing NFTs and for its capability to "beam" people live from anywhere on earth for interactive, volumetric 4K experiences.
PORTL Being Used By University’s Health Educators To Demonstrate Disorders
The "All Digital Signage. Some Snark" news site wrote about the medical school UCF's use of PORTL, quoting associate dean Barri Hoffman: “Already, in some of the pilot work that we’ve done with students and faculty, just seeing their faces light up, their interest in the content, just blowing their mind that this is what they’re going to be, the tools they’re going to be learning from in college.”
PORTL's tech helping med school students expand skills with patients
The leading magazine on audio visual innovation in the UK wrote about the University of Central Florida's use of PORTL technology in teaching it's students. Patients are able to present symptoms during live and prerecorded interactive sessions, in life size 4K, giving unprecedented detail and presence. Teachers can also "beam" in from other schools to share knowledge.
Holograms in the classroom: LA company's tech beams virtual patients into med-school classes
ABC Los Angeles wrote about how local tech startup PORTL is being used for the first time by the medical school UCF in Florida as a teaching tool that allows aspiring doctors to learn from patients in hologram form.
HBO's PORTL Pop-Up is a Love Letter to Latin Superstar Romeo Santos
Adweek broke the news about HBO's bodega-themed activation in Washington Heights to celebrate its Romeo Santos documentary, House of Barchata. The center piece of the museum-like experience about Santos' life was a PORTL Epic unit with hologram Santos greeting fans.
CBS News on AT&T and PORTL's Major League Soccer Holograms in Atlanta
At the AT&T Perch at Atlanta's Mercedes Benz Stadium, PORTL presented Major League Soccer team Atlanta United F.C. in hologram form for fan interaction and meet-and-greets. In the future special guests will be able to be beamed in from anywhere in the world. The NFL's Atlanta Ravens also plan to use the PORTL.
amFAR Cannes Gala for Spike Lee Debuts a Hologram NFT
For amfAR's annual gala and benefit auction in Cannes hosted by Sharon Stone in honor of Spike Lee, PORTL was used to display the first ever NFT created by the Haas Brothers. It was auctioned off to support AIDS research.
T-Mobile creates ultimate MLB All-Star fan experience with PORTL
At Major League Baseball's All Star Game Fan Fest in Denver, Colorado, T-Mobile gave fans the chance to become their own hologram baseball card using the PORTL Epic.
Spain's La Vanguardia's MWC Report Focuses on PORTL and 5G Telepresence
Eduard Martin Mobile World Capital's Director of 5G talks about how disruptive startups like PORTL are creating "a union of telecommunications and information technology that will usher in a new era of content." Writer Francisco Bracero Osuna also makes reference to Star War's famous "Help me Obi Wan Kenobi" hologram scene.
Reuters Calls PORTL the Top Innovation at Mobile World Congress 2021
On the second day of the Mobile World Congress 2021 in Barcelona, Reuters named PORTL as the event's top innovation for its ability to beam people around the world using 5G for meaningful, interactive communication. The PORTL stand within the MWCapital part of the event had visitors lining up to try holoportation.
PORTL Named Best Telecom Startup by IT World Awards
The company that says "If you can't Be there, Beam there" won the Gold Medal Globee in the 16th annual 2021 awards: PORTL, which was also recognized for its value in combating COVID risk, will head to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next.
New York Times: PORTL is a Way to Be There in Spirit, If Not in Body
Victoria Gomelsky of the New York Times visited PORTL's Los Angeles studio to speak to CEO David Nussbaum and learn about Holoportation. Christoph Grainger, the CEO of IWC Watches talked about beaming from Switzerland to multiple cities in China for live interactive meetings. "It's the future of retail, travel and communications," said Nussbaum. "If you can't Be there, Beam there."
Forbes' Metaverse Report praises Migos' PORTL beams
Virtual world expert and advocate Cathy Hackl include PORTL in her weekly report on the Metaverse--putting PORTL at the heart of the most talked about tech development of the year, and praising hiphop's Migos for its embrace of the new technology.
NBC Atlanta Took Viewers to See Hometown Heroes Migos Beam as Holograms via PORTL
NBC affiliate Atlanta 11 Alive News went to shoot Migos beaming in via PORTL to tell hometown fans about their new album Culture III. Local comedians and TikTok stars also got to try their hand at becoming holograms. The hologram activation to promote an album drop in 4 cities simultaneously was the first of its kind
Respect Magazine on Migos use of PORTL to Beam to the Streets
Hip Hop's Respect wrote about Migos' new album Culture III and their use of PORTL to beam in to L.A., Las Vegas, Atlanta and Miami to interact directly with fans, answer questions about the album, and turn it over to some major TikTok stars to dance to the new tracks.
Migos debuts new album via PORTL in 4 cities at once
TMZ broke the news that Migos used PORTL to bring their new album Culture III straight to the streets of Las Vegas, Atlanta, Miami and L.A. and interact with fans. At the TCL Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood crowds gathered on the plaza to see the rappers talk about the new album and TikTok stars dance to the new single.
Wall Street Journal singles out PORTL as a Future of Work Solution
Ann-Marie Alcantara wrote about how the pandemic changed the way we work, and made remote work possible for more people, and showed corporations there were new solutions to expensive and risky business travel. PORTL is singled out as a solution. “I really do believe this is a communication and broadcast tool and that these will be used in conference rooms all over the world,” said David Nussbaum, chief executive of Portl.
The top Cryptocurrency news site wrote about NBA player Danny Green's PORTL NFT
The NBA's Danny Green spoke to Coindesk Spotlight about creating a rotating NFT of his Laker's 2020 championship ring and agreed to include a PORTL Epic unit to display it as a hologram in for the buyer. It's the first sports memorabilia NFT created for the PORTL.
IWC Boss Beams into Watches & Wonders Shanghai Show as 4K Hologram
Watches and Wonders saw a glimpse of the future when IWC CEO Christoph Grainger-Herr and the brand’s legendary watchmaker Kurt Klaus beamed into the Shanghai event from Switzerland as 4K holograms.
First ever PORTL NFT created by Warren Buffett's Grandaughter to save Dolphins
As part of #AIhollywood Nicole Buffett created an NFT to raise money for a no-take dolphin zone off the coast of Costa Rica. The NFT, which rotates in the PORTL space as a hologram, is the very first created specifically for the device.
IWC Beams CEO and Watches from Schaffhausen to Shangai
Michael Clerizo, the Wall Street Journal's globally respected watch authority, called IWC using PORTL to beam its CEO live from Switzerland to the Watches & Wonders fair in China, one of the highlights of the week and a game changing moment for luxury retail. "If you can't come to the boutique, we'll beam the boutique to you!" says PORTL CEO David Nussbaum.
Diddy’s Twins Jessie & D’Lila, 14, Are Nearly as Tall as Dad In Video For Brother Christian’s Birthday
Hollywood Life's Cassandra Gill wrote about P. Diddy's twin daughters Jessie and D'Lila beamed in to their brother's part in L.A. from Miami via PORTL, alongside their dad. "If Diddy had been there, he would have been able to party with the likes of Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Swae Lee, Yung Thug and more of Christian’s celeb pals," Gill wrote
Diddy não consegue chegar ao aniversário do filho e manda holograma em seu lugar
The Brazilian site Rap Mais wrote about Diddy using PORTL to "beam" himself into his son's birthday party---from Miami all the way to Los Angeles in interactive 4K. Partygoers said it was like he was really there, and his daughter's were caught on video--saying from Miami, "We can see you and and we can hear you!"
Diddy sends hologram in his place to son’s 23rd birthday party
The Grio's Ashley Terrell wrote about P. Diddy using PORTL to get from Miami to Los Angeles so he could toast his son Chirstian for his 23rd birthday. Diddy was able to appear in life-size 4k and interact just as if he was there--his daughters joined him too.
The Shade Room's IG Post on Diddy's PORTL Surprise Reaches 2.5 Million People
The Shade Room posted a shot of P. Diddy appearing in the PORTL Epic at his son's birthday party in L.A.-- beamed from Miami and the post topped 2.5 million views within 24 hours. “When you’re in Miami on business but need to make an appearance at an event [in] Malibu for a minute, you call PORTL to beam you there as a real-time interactive hi-def hologram. When you can’t BE there, BEAM there! Thanks @diddy and @KingCombs,” The Shade Room quoted PORTL CEO David Nussbaum.
Diddy Beams Into Son's 23rd Birthday Party Via Hologram: See Video
Billboard's Heran Mamo wrote about P. Diddy's surprise visit to his son Christian's birthday party in L.A., by beaming himself via PORTL from Miami. Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg's son Cordell Broadus, Swae Lee, Winnie Harlow and Young Thug were reportedly among the in-person attendees. Billboard compared it to PORTL's beaming of Kane Brown from Nashville to L.A. for the iHeartRadio Music Festival.
Diddy Attends King Combs’ Birthday Party as a Hologram
Vibe's Christine Imarenezor wrote about P. Diddy "beaming" himself form Starr Island in Miami to his son's birthday party in L.A. via PORTL. "If there’s one thing Sean “Diddy” Combs knows how to do, it’s add something a little extra to a party especially when it’s for family," she wrote.
Diddy Holograms into Son's L.A. B'day Bash...Sings, Toasts, from MIA!!!
TMZ broke the news that P. Diddy PORTL'd from Miami to Los Angeles to attend his son Christian's 23rd birthday party. He sang "Happy Birthday," toasted him with his own brand of tequila, and gave a heartfelt speach. He was able to interact with the partygoers the same as if he were really in L.A.
Coverstory: The Future of Telepresence is PORTL
Inavate, the global magazine covering innovation in AV technology, wrote a coverstory about PORTL's holoportation capabilities. "If someone’s beaming in live, you’re watching this person like they’re really there. You’re engaged as if it were a real time, face-to-face event," PORTL CEO David Nussbaum told Inavate.
Holoportation can virtually beam you anywhere in the world
Hector Mejia of Good Day Las Vegas on CBS 8 visited PORTL's new showroom and studio in Las Vegas to talk to ineventor/CEO David Nussbaum and experience the first PORTL unit in town -- he was even beamed into the PORTL to become a hologram on camera for the first time.
The world's first 4K hologram machine is here in Las Vegas
ABC's Action News 13 in Las Vegas says "The future is here now!" and interviews PORTL CEO talking about how PORTL will work in Vegas casinos, attractions and trade shows. "A person can even beam themselves into as many PORTL as they want, simultaneously," says Nussbaum.
New hologram tech in the works in Las Vegas
Anchor John Huck of Fox's Las Vegas station interviews PORTL inventor and CEO David Nussbaum about the devices' power to bring people together and the coming Mini. "You'll be able to stand in front of your Mini PORTL, says Nussbaum. "And appear as a hologram in someone else's Mini."
Beam me up, Scotty! ‘Holoportation’ arrives in Vegas
Jason Bracelin of the Las Vegas Review Journal was the first reporter to visit PORTL's Las Vegas showroom with partners Illusion Entertainment and Dreamland XR at Fresh Wata Studios. There he got to try out the PORTL Epic and interview PORTL founder David Nussbaum remotely from L.A. “You shouldn’t have to be a millionaire to be a hologram,” Nussbaum told him. “So, I started PORTL.”
Beaming Your Favorite Artists into Your Home
As part of its Cheddar Reveals series on science and technology, Brad Smith spoke with David Nussbam about how PORTL units can be used to beam artists and musicians into venues and even the home. “It’s an interactive experience, it’s an emotional experience, and artists can control their legacy for long after their touring days are over,” said Nussbaum.
The future of live music post COVID: Are holograms going to be the norm?
Film Daily's Brookyln Ripema looks at the state of hologram performances in music and points out that PORTL's live holoportation is a viable solution.
Công nghệ giúp con người vượt qua năm 2020 ra sao?
Vietnamese newspaper Thanh Nien featured PORTL in a roundup of technology that stood out in 2020 and helped people get through the pandemic."What if when we communicate with loved ones we can make real eye contact?" asks PORTL founder/CEO David Nussbaum.
Is PORTL the Future of Live Music?
“With PORTL, an artist can beam from wherever they are to wherever they need to be in real time,” David Nussbaum told The New York Post’s Ben Cost, about the album length hologram performance he created with guitarist Billy Morrison. “So one person, one artist, any rock star can perform in their home studio and beam that performance live into hundreds of locations at the exact same time with the ability to hear, see and interact with their global audience.”.
Tech Register: The Top Tech Business Stories of the Week
The UK tech news site pointed out how important PORTL's invention will be for business, quoting Gene Marks of Forbes.
Top 5 Tech Stories of 2020
Forbe’s Gene Marks says of PORTL: "It’s kind of like the next best thing to actual teleportation. You’re there, in amazing clarity and color, but you’re not really there. As costs come down and the technology improves then say goodbye to your conference room’s video calling system. Now you’ll have your remote people’s real-life holograms joining you, just as if they’re there."
Cuando te Habla un Fantasma
"It’s no longer science fiction," the esteemed Cuban magazine says in an extensive feature on PORTL and its ability to preserve memories of people who have passed on (Hence the headline "When You Talk to A Ghost") and also link the living together via "holographic" calls.
Inside Hook: PORTL offers Hologram Communication
The luxury men's recommendation site explains how PORTL will enable life-size, fully immersive communication. It also previews the upcoming release of the PORTL Mini, the tabletop version for home use, comparing some of its subscription features to what Peleton and Mirror offer.
Hungarian tech "revolution" site Raketa wrote that "technology has emerged on the horizon that could – perhaps sooner than we think – replace video calls with a much stranger, futuristic device: real-time, full-length holograms." The story goes on to explain how PORTL works for telepresence, and for prerecorded content such as celebrities leaving behind a legacy performance.
Star Wars-Level Hologram Tech Is Here, and It's Bound to Revolutionize Your Next Video Call
Esquire's Paul John Caña wrote about PORTL for its Philippines edition, introducing the region to the concept of holoportation, breaking the news about PORTL’s major funding announcement and previewing the Mini device coming in 2021.
Korea's AI Net: PORTL is Important for Business and Educatoin
Korea's leading authority on tech and artificial inteligence wrote about PORTL's use in business and education and the ways people can “beam” in for meetings or lectures from across the globe.
Epic HoloPortl kan fixa hologram till ditt vardagsrum
Swedish tech, science and culture magazine Feber wrote about PORTL. saying it sounded like it’s worth it if you have half-a-million Krona to spend (their currency conversion makes it sound like alot!).
Görüntülü konuşmada yeni boyut: Epic HoloPortl kutuları
Turkish tech magazine Webrazzi writes about how the pandemic has accelerated the need for PORTL and how "this is likely to fundamentally change the way you work and play."
PORTL's Funding Made the Hong Kong Tech Site's News of the Week
StartUp Beat the Chinese-language tech site from Hong Kong, included PORTL's funding round led by VC Tim Draper as one of its top news items of the week.
Massive Japanese tech site Karapaia wrote about how PORTL is an improvement on Star Wars' R2D2 and how hologram calls are here now. It also previewed the upcoming Mini device.
Now You Can Beam Yourself Anywhere, No R2D2 Required
“When Star Wars came out in 1977, Princess Leia could have never imagined there would eventually be something that was a level up from R2-D2,” SyFy’s Elizabeth Rayne wrote. “Plug it in and you can tell Obi-Wan he’s your only hope in minutes. It is much more user-friendly than R2, who had to endure a few glitches and repairs before he was beep-booping again.” PORTL’s David Nussbaum told her, “We’re developing some hardware, software, and production techniques that make The Jetsons look like a documentary,”
Technologia z filmów s-f działa. Rozmowy z hologramem 3D
Poland's Rzeczpospolita writes about PORTL's funding news and quotes CEO David Nussbaum saying, “The hologram is another revolution in communication, the next step after smartphones.”
Una nueva tecnología masificará las videollamadas holográficas
Catalonia’s mighty El Periódico wrote, "PORTL has made the days of vido callling numbered." The story was published in dozens of local newspapers across Spain.
This ‘Portal’ Beams Your Hologram For ‘In-Person’ Meetings Around The World
Thanussha Priyah of Singapore-based Design Taxi introduces PORTL and its ability to beam people anywhere for interactive experiences.
Un dispositivo para tener un holograma enorme en nuestra casa
Spain's tech authority WWWhat's New writes about PORTL advancements in telecommunications and the Tim Draper-led funding round of $3million.
Hologram Company PORTL Gets $3 Million
The Los Angeles Business Journal's Elijah Chiland interviews CEO David Nussbaum about PORTL's funding round led by Tim Draper and why L.A. was the perfect place for PORTL to be born.
Science Fiction Made Real: PORTL Brings Holograms Home
Mysterious Universe took a moment out from delivering news on ancient aliens and flat earth updates to talk about a futuristic item that is really real.
Създават машина за холограми за дома
The Bulgarian tech site 19 Minutes introudces PORTL and its plans to put hologram machines in every home
How PORTL Can Help Candidates Campaign in the Metaverse
The tech futurist Cathy Hacki wrote in Forbes about how tech advancements have always changed politics, ever since FDR’s fireside chats hit the radio. Now candidates from Joe Biden to A.O.C. are experimenting with the most futuristic technology. After talking about the Andrew Yang hologram that PORTL’s David Nussbaum worked on before he founded his company, she talks about the effectiveness of PORTL’s EPIC, “It could project a crystal clear, 4K life-like Trump from the Oval Office on to the debate stage in what Nussbaum calls single passenger holoportation.”
Novo doba komunikacije: Hologrami u video pozivima
Milan Živanović of Serbian tech news site PC Press introduces the PORTL Epic and looks forward to the smaller Mini version coming in 2021.
PORTL Hologram, il teletrasporto olografico da fermi
Gianluza Riccio of the Italian tech sit FuturoProssimo talks about PORTL as "the next smartphone and the next Netflix," and writes, "The very meaning of "presence" will be different, more multifaceted."
Get Ready to Beam Yourself into a Friend's Home!
Dan Robitzski wrote in Futurism’s The_Byte section, "Using the doorway-like device is sort of like creating a portal into the other room."
TechCrunch: VC Tim Draper led a $3m round to put a PORTL in every home
Jonathan Shieber broke the exclusive news that VC Tim Draper (Tesla, SpaceX, Skype, Twitch) led a $3m round to fund PORTL Inc. Former Electronic Arts executive Doug Barry was also named as COO. The story describes PORTL's interactive capabilities and the plans to introduce the tabletop Mini version and streaming content in 2021. “It’s a vision that Nussbaum admits is far more expansive than his original intention — and the person he has to thank for the more ambitious vision of the business is none other than Draper,” Shieber writes.
Making the Emmys Red Carpet Pandemic Proof
In order to create an elegant, but COVID-safe, experience, KTLA unveiled the world’s first use of PORTL on the Red Carpet. The anchors, correspondents and were able to appear virtually, but in all the splendor that would show off their gowns and the excitement about their wins. “It’s literally the only machine like it in the world,” said the station’s host Dana Devins. “It’s 3D. You see my whole big booty! It’s unbelievable.”
Debate Proposal: Beam Biden and Trump to the Stage
“Inventor David Nussbaum has developed a revolutionary hologram projection machine that would be the perfect solution to save the next presidential debate,” the Daily Mail wrote. “Amid concerns about outbursts, and Trump’s positive test for Coronavirus, the event moderated by C-SPAN’s Steve Scully is in jeopardy. “Nussbaum says that a virtual event using platforms like Zoom just won’t have the emotional connection his PORTL machines offer. ‘What a tremendous opportunity to have the debates safely and pandemic proof.’
Good Day D.C.: Holograms in the Home
With the Washington Monument in the background, Fox 5 D.C.'s hosts introduce viewers to PORTL and the ways its devices let people communicate via hologram.
Kane Brown Beams From Nashville to L.A.via PORTL
After becoming the first ever major artist to appear via PORTL on national television at the iHeartMusic Festival, country star Kane Brown told Access Hollywood, “It was wild, I could see the fans digitally, it was amazing.” Brown beamed from Nashville to L.A. to perform his hit “Be Like That” with Swae Lee and Khalid.
Can't Miss Moments from the iHeartMusic Festival
Billboard Hip Hop editor Carl Lemarre called PORTL’s beaming of Kane Brown from Nashville to L.A. one of the can’t miss moments of the iHeartMusic Festival. The country star was able to appear side by side with Swae Lee and Khalid to perform his hit “Be Like That.” The telecast nation-wide on The CW Network and was the first use of the PORTL Epic by a major artist. “A device that is the very first of its kind,” Lemarre wrote.
Beam Me Up, Scotty: Holopresence and Holoportation
Rebekah Carter of the UK based business communications authority writes about the communication landscape and meeting space, "There’s a new solution emerging in the virtual reality landscape, and it may be the most science fiction inspired product that we’ve seen so far: holograms"
Holograms Are Real & They're Incoming, Sooner Than You Think
Daniel Golighly of Android Headlines writes about PORTL being ahead of Samsung, Microsoft and others in the race to produce a hologra-like experience.
Stryker & Klein Mornings Talk Holograms with PORTL Founder, David Nussbaum
L.A.'s biggest drive time morning show talks with David about PORTL and his past experience with celebrity hologram resurrrections.
A hologram making machine lets you video chat with human-sized images in real time
The Hindu's tech reporter Abhishek Chatterjee writes about PORTL and holoportation, as well as the new AI features.
Видеозвонки уступят место трансляциям полноростовых 3D-голограмм людей
Russia's Planet Today covered PORTL's Epic hologram machine and the upcoming tabletop version, The Mini.
Este dispositivo te dejará conversar con hologramas de tamaño real desde tu hogar
CNN en Espanol aired a segment about PORTL and its abilty to let people "beam" in for interactive experiences in 4k. CEO David Nussbaum talks about plans for the future.
Move over Zoom calls. This company lets you appear in life-size hologram on video calls
India Today writes about how PORTL can bring people together in much more impactful ways then a video screen can. CEO David Nussbaum also talks about new AI features and the upcoming tabletop Mini version for 2021.
Видеозвонки заменят голограммами человека в полный рост
Ferra in Russia reported on the ability of PORTL to beam people thousands of miles for life like interactive experiences. It also mentioned new AI features and the plans to release a tabletop version in 2021.
실제 사람 크기의 홀로그램과 화상 대화를 한다?
Korean pop culture authority Eyesmag wrote about PORTL and being able to beam yourself as a hologram.
For those getting fed up with waiting for teleportation there’s an interim step now available – holoportation.
The UK-based bible of the electronics industry wrote about the PORTL Epic, saying "Makes Zoom look a trifle shabby, doesn’t it?"
Устали от звонков в Zoom? Компания предлагает домашние голографические устройства
Russia's Wek wrote about PORTL's products that let people appear as interactive holograms anywhere in the world.
This machine can produce life-sized holograms for your virtual meetings
Shubham Sharma of India's NewsBytes took an in depth look at the PORTL Epic, focusing on their ability to make remote work meetings more realistic and pleasant.
Hologram Machine Will Let Us Visit Friends and Revive the Dead
Nerdist wrote, "PORTL apparently delivers the holographic goods. Nussbaum refers to the overall experience as "holoportation", and while that term is perhaps a bit corny, it seems apt. The machine also has a built-in camera for the holograms’ receivers, which uses AI to help identify faces."
Выпущено серийное устройство для «голопортации» — трансляции полноразмерного 3D-изображения человека в реальном времени
The Russian 3D and VR authority 3D News wrote about PORTL and its ability to "beam" people anywhere in interactive 4k.
Des hologrammes pour remplacer vos vidéoconférences ? Cette entreprise y travaille
French tech authority Clubic introudces PORTL and the concept of holoportation. CEO David Nussbaum also talks about the new artificial intelligence features offered with partner StoryFile.
Black Mirror-style holograms lets users connect with colleagues and deceased relatives beamed in life-sized 3D
Black Mirror-style holograms lets users connect with colleagues and deceased relatives beamed in life-sized 3D
Ολογράμματα: Σύντομα θα αλλάξουν τον τρόπο ψυχαγωγίας και επιμόρφωσης - Η πανδημία επιτάχυνε την πρόοδο
The Greek financial site praises PORTL for making advancements in business and education possible, saying the rapid progress is partly due to the pandemic.
Fox and Friends: Company offers at-home holograms
Kurt Knuttson "The Cyberguy" calls the way PORTL can bring people together "Profound." He also explains that CEO David Nussbaum was key to the creation of the Ronald Reagan hologram at his presidential library.
Tired of Zoom calls? This startup wants to put a hologram machine in your home
Japan's biggest english language news source, Japan Today, introduces the PORTL and the idea of holoportation, letting people appear anywhere for interactive experiences.
Yankee video technology strikes the crazy!
The major Finnish newspaper Kauppalehti created a video about PORTL and its prospects for making hologram technology available in every home.
Tecnología ofrece cabinas para comunicarse por hologramas
Voice of America's Latin American stations and site reported on PORTL's ability to transcend borders, letting families connect across thousands of miles for interactive, emotional experiences, and exiles “travel” safe from political perseuction.
Epic PORTL muestra un holograma a tamaño real de una persona y permite interactuar en directo con él
Spanish tech authority Xataka's Christian Rus introudced PORTL to the country, where it has an established showroom. Rus takes an extensive look at PORTL noting that it debuted its technology at L.A.'s Comic-Con in 2019 and has been used to beam animated characters to interact at events.
U.S. company is making hologram machines for home and work
The top English-language newspaper in Indonesia, the Jakarata Post, wrote about PORTL, its new AI features in partnership with StoryFile and its use during the pandemic to bring people together despite travel restrictions.
تقنية جديدة تغير شكل المحادثات عن بعد
Iraq's TV News channel wrote about PORTL and how it can beam anyone around the world anywhere. The story also quotes CEO David Nussbaum and promses a new tabletop version, the Mini, for 2021.
Tired of Zoom Calls? U.S. company launches holograms for the home.
India's top gadgets and gear site, Gadgets 360 which is part of NDTV, introduces PORTL for beaming anyone anywhere for interactive experiences. It also looks forward to the Mini version for home, coming soon in 2021 according to CEO David Nussbaum.
This statrup lets you beam anywhere via home hologram machines
The newsite from the Maldives covered PORTL's use to beam people places during the pandemic, and even for performers to appear in multiple locatoins simultaneously and interact with audiences.
PORTL can beam you any where in the world
One of the top newspapers in Pakistan, Ary News, introduced the country to PORTL and the way it can help people meet when they can't travel. It also quotes CEO David Nussbaum about new artificial intelligence features and a Mini version coming in 2021 that will let millions more use the technology.
Perusahaan Amerika Ini Kembangkan Mesin Holoportasi, Komunikasi via Hologram
The Indonesian news site Tempo quotes PORTL CEO David Nussbaum who says, “If you can't Be there, Beam there.” He also explains how PORTL can present precorded content, such as concerts by favorite artists, and how a smaller unit is coming soon in 2021.
Nudí vás tuctové videokonference? Americká společnost přidala hologramy
The Czech financial daily paper covered PORTL and its role during the pandemic of bringing people together for life like interactive experiences. CEO David Nussbaum also talked about the new artificial intelligence features and the coming Mini version for 2021
‘If you can’t be there, you can beam there’ — company offers at-home hologram machines
The 45 year-old news source for the Arab world wrote about PORTL and its ability to bring people together virtually for life-like, interactive conversations and performances. CEO David Nussbaum explained how people can “beam” anywhere on earth and about a new AI partnership with the startup StoryFile.
Holograms are coming to your home
The South African tech authority talks about PORTL its ability to beam anyone anywhere when they can't travel due to circumstances like the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO David Nussbaum also talks about the affordable Mini version, coming in 2021, which will put holograms in the home.
Hologramm für zu Hause Ganz fern und doch ganz da
"Very far away and yet completely there," Germany’s Spiegel calls this TV segment. CEO David Nussbaum tells the interviewer, "We want to give people the opportunity to beam from their own smartphones"
Hologram machines are coming to your home
The Australian news agency wrote about PORTL and its ability to beam anyone anywhere despite travel restrictions due to COVID. The AAP story ran in hundreds of outlets across Australia.
هل سئمت الحوار مع أحبابك بواسطة اجتماعات الفيديو؟.. شاهد تقنية جديدة تغير شكل المحادثات
Kuwaits top newspaper wrote about PORTL and the power to beam people across borders during the pandemic. It also quotes CEO David Nussbaum who invented the technology about new artificial intelligence features and the Mini version coming in 2021.
هل سئمت الحوار مع أحبابك بواسطة اجتماعات الفيديو؟.. شاهد تقنية جديدة تغير شكل المحادثات عن بعد
Al Jazeera wrote about PORTL and holoportation will "change the shape of remote conversations." CEO David Nussbaum explains how you can "beam" anyone anywhere in the world for real time, interactive experiences that bring much mroe lif to meetings and even family get togethers. He also explains the new artificial intelligence featrues and new products for 2021.
Hating Zoom calls? This statrup offers at-home hologram machines
The ubiquitous New York City morning news site introduces PORTL to the region and the concept of holoportation as explained by inventor and CEO David Nussbaum. He also reveals that an affordable tabletop version is coming soon, making it possible to have holograms in the home.
Forget Zoom – beam holograms into your home for a chat!
The Hong Kong-based telecom and FinTech authority, Disruptive.Asia,wrote about PORTL and quoted CEO David Nussbaum saying, “We are able to connect military families that haven’t seen each other in months, people from opposite coasts or anyone who is social distancing to fight the coronavirus"
Bosan dengan panggilan video? Perusahaan ini bikin mesin "holoportasi"
You feel their presence, see their body language, see all their non-verbal cues,” Storyfile CEO Heather Smith said. “You feel like you’ve actually talked to that individual even though they were not there.
Bangladesh's first financial newspaper wrote about PORTL
Bangladesh's first financial newspaper wrote about PORTL and its potential for use in business especially during the pandemic. Executives who can't travel, can now beam themselves to meetings around the globe according to PORTL CEO David Nussbaum.
The Hong Kong Economic Times wrote about the potential impact of PORTL on the workplace and the financial industry becuase of its ability to let people working remotely interact in more meaningful ways.
PORTL ofrece máquinas de hologramas para el hogar
Venezuela's La Patilla wrote about PORTL, it's new artificial intelligence partnership with StoryFile, and its ability to bring people working remotely together more effectively than video conferencing.
Beam yourself anywhere in the world with PORTL
The leading Malaysian news site wrote about PORTL and its ability to bring people together during the pandemic.
Say Hello to Hologram Machines
Major Bangladesh newspaper The Daily Star wrote about PORTL's devices and how they let people beam themselves anywhere around the globe. A person can even appear, and interact, with people in multiple locations simultaneously.
Tired of Zoom Calls? PORTL offers hologram machines for the home
Fox Business wrote about PORTL's devices and their ability to bring people together who work remotely or can't travel because of COVID restrictions. The story also talks to PORTL Founder and CEO David Nussbaum and examines the new AI partnership with StoryFile and the upcoming release in 2021 of the tabletop version of the PORTL device, the Mini.
Tired of Zoom Calls?
In an exclusive story that ran in The New York Times, The Washington Post and thousands of other news outlets, Reuter’s Rollo Ross introduced the world to PORTL and its ability to connect people in these socially distanced times. “We’ve even been able to connect military families that have been apart for months,” said PORTL’s David Nussbaum. The story also broke the news about the partnership with Storyfile, the artificial intelligence leader, to create AI holograms. “You feel their presence, see their body language, see all their non-verbal cues,” Storyfile CEO Heather Smith said. “You feel like you’ve actually talked to that individual even though they were not there.”
Innovative interactive hologram machines launched by PORTL
The news site of Switzerland's masive radio and television company SRG SSR about the innovative startup PORTL and about its hologram devices connecting people better than widely used video conferencing solutions.The story talks to PORTL CEO David Nussbaum about the company's plans including the upcoming release of the tabletop Mini version in 2021.
Tired of video calls? This device will let you talk in real time to a life-sized hologram of another person
One of India's top financial papers analyed PORTL and its ability to help people connect despite travel restricions by letting them beam life size interactive holograms of themselves anywhere in the world.
Máquina de holograma permite interação entre pessoas em tamanho real
The Brazilian tech news site wrote about PORTL, introducing the region to the concept of holoportation and the future of musical performances via hologram.
Fatigué des appels Zoom? La société propose des machines à hologrammes à domicile
The major French news channel introduces the counrty to PORTL and the concept of holoportation which lets anyone beam anywhere. The story also talks to CEO David Nussbaum about the new partnership with AI startup StoryFile and the upcoming launch of the tabletop version of the PORTL device, the Mini which will be in reach of more people.
A hologram device for every home
India's number one tech site introduces the country to PORTL and its ability to beam anyone anywhere for live, interactive communication. PORTL CEO David Nussbaum also talked about the AI partnership with StoryFile and the upcoming tabletop Mini device.
The company that wants to put a hologram machine in every home
Bangladesh's first internet newspaper introduced PORTL and its ability to help people connect no matter where they are in the world.
¿Cansado de las videollamadas? Empresa ofrece máquinas de hologramas para el hogar
The Argentinan news site with reach across Latin America wrote about PORTL and its ability to let people beam themselves anywhere and interact in real time.
U.S. firm offers at home hologram machines
The Tasmanian Examiner wrote about PORTL's efforst to put a hologram machine in every home, letting people beam in from anywhere for interactive experiences.
¡Adiós videollamadas! Empresa crea máquina de hologramas para el hogar
The major Mexican newspaper Milenio, which publishes in 11 cities, wrote about PORTL and its ability to replace annoying vido conferencing during the pandemic with life like, human sized, interactive communication.
Ya puedes interactuar con hologramas tamaño real
Emily Landeros of UNO TV in Mexico introduced its massive audience to PORTL. CEO David Nussbaum explains how the device lets people beam themselves anywhere, anytime and that the tabletop Mini version will be coming soon in 2021. Emily's story was also fun on MSN Mexico reaching 42 million people.
At home hologram machines to replace annoying Zoom calls
The conservative news site looks at PORTL and its ability to beam people places they can't be themselves, and points out that CEO David Nussbaum helped bring the Ronald Reagan hologram at his Presidential Library in Simi Valley to life.
Empresa cria máquina de holograma para pessoas interagirem em tamanho real
Brazil's largest newssite for the celular industry, Tudo Celular, wrote about PORTL's ability to beam people anywhere and become a major telecommunications device. The story also talks about the AI partnesship with StorFile and the coming tabletop PORTL device called the Mini.
Una máquina de hologramas acorta distancias durante la pandemia de coronavirus
Argentina's top financial newspaper wrote about how PORTL let's people beam themselves anywhere across the globe when they can't make it in person due to travel restrictions and health emergencies. The story points out that the devices can be put in the home and that a more affordable tabletop version is on the way.
¿Aburrido de las videollamadas? Llega la ‘holoportación’
Mexico's CNN-owned business and technology site wrote about how PORTL is a superior expereince compared to video conferencing for remote work. CEO David Bussbaum explains how the device and beam anyone anywhere in the world for a real-feeling interactive experience.
PORTL Inc permite a los usuarios hablar en tiempo real con un holograma de tamaño real de otra persona
The top Peruvian news site reported on PORTL and how it can help people connect during the pandemic with real-feeling presence from anywhere in the world. CEO David Nussbaum also talks about a new AI partnesrhip with StoryFile and the upcoming tabletop version for 2021.
This LA company created at-home hologram machines
The New York Post introduced its readers to PORTL and the way it lets anyone beam anywhere and have an interactive experience.“We say if you can’t be there, you can beam there,” said Nussbaum, who previously worked at a company that developed a hologram of Ronald Reagan for the former president’s library and digitally resurrected rapper Tupac Shakur.
Cansado de reuniões no Zoom? Empresa dos EUA cria máquina de transmissão de hologramas
Brazil's massive newsite Terra wrote about PORTL's teleportation features and its abliity to breing people together during the pandemic.
PORTL offers perfect solution for connecting across the globe
The Malay Mail wrote about PORTL's devices and their abilty to let people interact across continents, and even use artificial intelligence through its partnership with Storyfile to bring people to life.
Company beams hologram phone calls into your living room
The leading newpaper on Cyprus wrote about PORTL's effots to put hologram machines in every home and how people can beam anywhere in the world with the device.
PORTL introduces at home hologram machines
Investing.com wrote about PORTL's hologram machines and how they offer a much stronger connection for people working at home than the typical remote solutions such as Zoom.
PORTL is the perfect replacement for Zoom calls
News 18, one of India's biggest national television channels, wrote about PORTL's ability to bring people together for life like, interactive communications--perfect for remote work and in the time of COVID travel restrictions.
Using PORTL to save Fashion in the time of COVID
The Asian VR authority, VR Room, wrote about the need for virtual experiences to replace in person fashion shows due to travel and health restrictions. PORTL can allow for anyone to beam anywhere and its founder David Nussbaum proved hologram can deliver style at the highest levels with a previous project for Christian Dior.
How the pandemic is jumpstarting virtual fashion technology
Vogue’s insider business platform wrote about how COVID was changing fashion show plans and spoke to David Nussbaum about his pre-PORTL work with Christian Dior to stage a hologram fashoin show with 68 looks in Shanghai. Vogue says the new PORTL devices have incredible promise in the fashion world. David says, “This gives the ability to continue the tradition of fashion being a leader in almost every business model.”
In the blink of an eye in any part of the world: The first functional teleporter is coming soon!
Serbia’s top newspaper wrote about the amazing possibilities of holoportation, saying, “To bring hologram technology into everyday life, David and his company PORTL have developed the eponymous transparent 4K screen that looks like a Star Trek teleporter.”
BBC World News
PORTL founder David Nussbaum goes behind the scenes of PORTL with BBC World News’ Click
Podcast: PORTL's David Nussbaum Explains Tech Behind His Hologram-Ish Displays
16:9, the site that promises “All Digital Signage, Some Snark” spoke with PORTL’s David Nussbaum on its podcast. David explains the origins of his company and multiple potential uses. “One of these units could absolutely find a home in a flagship store,” says host David Haynes.
The Spectacular Strange Rise of Music Holograms
The Washington Post's David Rowell breaks the news about the launch of PORTL Inc. in an interview with David Nussbaum for a deep dive in the business of dead celebrity holograms. David’s experience with arena-sized hologram shows is covered as well as the live telepresence, or “holoportation” capabilities of the PORTL devices.
Holographic digital signage delivers interactive characters
The leading digital signage trade paper talks with David Nussbaum about the ways PORTL can be used in commercial settings, with animated characters interacting with guests using motion activated controls. It also talks about the unveiling of PORTL at L.A. Comic-Con. David says: Guests tell us that it's entertaining, informational, educational, and just fun. When people see themselves as a hologram, they instantly become kids again.