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A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
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SHOTLISTAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNovember 12, 2013 - New York.1. Wide, sidewalk2. Pan, PlayStation 4 consoles3. Medium, PlayStation 4 4. SOUNDBITE (English) Nick Accordino, Associate Producer, Knack:5. Medium, screen showing "Knack" footageAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyOctober 28, 2013 - San Francisco, California.6. Close, Xbox One console 7. Medium, girls playing "Just Dance 2014" 8. SOUNDBITE (English) Dave McCarthy, GM - Microsoft StudiosAmazon VNR - AP Television Clients OnlyRecent, Location unknown9. Close, Playstation packed in boxesAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNovember 14, 2013 - New York10. SOUNDBITE (English) Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer:AP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyOctober, 2013 - San Francisco, California.11. Various, iPhonesAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyOctober 28, 2013 - San Francisco, California.12. Close, Xbox One eventVOICE-OVERWITH THE HOLIDAYS FAST APPROACHING, THE NEWEST AND FASTEST GAMING CONSOLES ARE HITTING THE MARKET. SONY IS LEADING THE CHARGE WITH THE PLAYSTATION 4, A SOUPED-UP, SUPERCHARGED UPDATE BOASTING A HOST OF CUTTING-EDGE ENHANCEMENTS.SOUNDBITE (English) Nick Accordino, Associate Producer, Knack:"The PlayStation 4 helps us with all those particle effects because we have a lot of things being rendered at once and keeping the action very smooth is something that the raw horsepower of the PS4 definitely helps with."SMOOTHER AND MORE REALISTIC GRAPHICS ARE JUST PART OF THE ENHANCEMENTS.MICROSOFT'S XBOX ONE IS LITERALLY LOOKING OUTSIDE THE BOX. MOTION DETECTORS AND CAMERAS SCAN THE PLAYER TO ALTER THE GAMING EXPERIENCE.SOUNDBITE (English) Dave McCarthy, GM - Microsoft Studios"We can tell where your muscle force is, where your weight transfer is. We can even go down to the level of reading your heart rate by looking at micro-fluctuations of blood flow in the face."THE GAMING INDUSTRY IS HOPING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WILL BE A BLOCKBUSTER. WAREHOUSES ARE STOCKED, AWAITING ORDERS TO SHIP.SOUNDBITE (English) Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer:"Consoles are expected to be in brisk demand around the holidays. Sony expects to sell 5 million PS4s by the end of its fiscal year in March. Microsoft declined to give an outlook for the Xbox One, but analysts say demand should be comparable."KEEPING GAMERS TETHERED TO THE LIVING ROOM IN AN INCREASINGLY MOBILE COULD BE THE BIGGEST BATTLE YET. THE LAST TIME THESE CONSOLES WERE UPDATED IN 2006, SMARTPHONES BARELY EXISTED. WARREN LEVINSON, ASSOCIATED PRESS