Outblaze nurtures a network of partners and customers to create mutual and enduring value. Our companies and joint ventures provide a full range of services and bring to digital life various powerful consumer brands.
Dalton Learning Lab is a joint venture between Outblaze and the two Dalton School co-founders who set up the playgroup, kindergarten and primary school in Hong Kong using the famed Dalton plan. Founded in 2017, the Lab offers after-school educational courses in a variety of Science, Technology Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) for children aged 4-13, with an emphasis on fostering divergent thinking and developing useful, future-ready skills applicable to the real world. All courses at the Dalton Learning Lab are taught by real professionals under the guidance of professional educators.
Animoca Brands Corporation Limited (ASX: AB1) was formed in 2014 through the spinoff of part of the app portfolio of Animoca (Appionics Holdings Ltd.) and the consolidation of a number of partnerships and acquisitions. Animoca Brands is the resulting new entity with a mission to create and/or publish globally a broad portfolio of mobile games for smartphones and tablets. Animoca Brands is based in Hong Kong.
Multiple Animoca Brands titles leverage internationally recognized intellectual properties such as Garfield, Ben10, Doraemon, Astro Boy and Ultraman, all fully licensed by their respective IP owners. Additionally, Animoca Brands develops and publishes a broad range of original games, and also serves as global or regional publisher for select games developed by third parties. Most Animoca Brands games are free to play, generating revenue in two primary ways: when consumers pay for virtual items or services in the games; and when Animoca Brands sells in-game advertising across its network of hundreds of games.
The benefits of music learning for children are well-documented - for example, music learning is associated with improved academic performance, self-confidence, and concentration. However, learning to play an instrument is difficult, music practice is long and tedious, and music lessons can be expensive. Chord Hero sets out to minimize these obstacles to music learning, making learning music both fun and affordable.
The first phase of Chord Hero has two components: Chord Hero Strummer is a good quality, low-cost 36-inch steel-string acoustic guitar; Monster Chords is a mobile game for iPhone® and iPad® that teaches guitar playing and provides real-time feedback to the player. Learn more at www.chordhero.com.
Animoca is an innovative smartphone and social network game publisher that offers a variety of engaging games and services on Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android devices, Facebook, and other social networking sites. It is one of the largest app developers and publishers in the world, with about 200 apps for Apple iOS and Google Android platforms. The company has launched the highly acclaimed Pretty Pet series, My Car Salon, Hospital Story and many other leading titles. To see a complete list of apps, please visit http://www.animoca.com/.
Outblaze provides various services to Animoca, including project management and technology solutions.
Baby Cortex is all about learning, creativity, experience, having fun and spending quality time with your kids.
Baby Cortex is dedicated to bringing your kids the educational products that will enrich their childhood with exciting experiences, as well as curiosity to learn and explore.
Supported by a team of creative and experienced developers, Baby Cortex will continue to offer you valuable products and services.
TurnOut Ventures Limited is a joint venture between Turner Entertainment Holdings Asia-Pacific Limited and Outblaze Investments Limited. The new entity combines and leverages the partner companies' strengths in content development, website development and online game publishing to expand the digital portfolios of leading kids' and youth properties.
TurnOut Ventures is currently developing a number of multiplayer online games based on properties including Ben 10 and Tom and Jerry for the Asia-Pacific region, driving development of the Ben10.net website for fans of the popular TV show, and managing Tuzki, an expressive bunny who is fast emerging as an icon of the Internet generation.
For more information please visit www.turnoutventures.com.
ThinkBlaze is an organization dedicated to investigating and disseminating ideas about technology and innovation. Whether it’s original research, analysis or the proposal of novel concepts, ThinkBlaze delves deeply at the intersection of information technology, culture and humanity.
ThinkBlaze is a project by Outblaze that draws on the experience and expertise present at Outblaze to research topics of potential interest to the technology industry and to society as a whole. ThinkBlaze does not generate revenue, does not accept payment, and does not espouse any particular political party or opinion. ThinkBlaze is not for hire, although we will always consider suggestions for future work.
ThinkBlaze will consider project-specific partnerships as long as they are not of a commercial nature; if you wish to inquire about opportunities for cooperation, please contact us.
Conduct or commission scientifically sound research related to information technology
Analyze issues and trends in technology
Investigate the interplay of human behavior and culture, technology, and innovation.
Disseminate ideas in technology that are relevant, innovative and/or important.
Typhoon Games Ltd., founded in 2001 in Hong Kong and with an office in Boston, MA, is a game developer, distributor, and publisher that leverages the potential of the vibrant Asian gaming market and industry. The company works with developers across Asia as well as Europe and the Americas to create and localize games for Asian and global audiences.
Typhoon Games has developed online games based on BEN 10 and Tom and Jerry intellectual properties, and is among the first to drive the fusion of social media applications and gaming with early efforts like The Impossible Team Online for adidas. With over 200 games published and/or distributed, Typhoon Games titles have earned acclaim from leading game media and experts, and received some of the industry's top awards. Distribution titles include Devil May Cry, Lost Planet, Silent Hill 4: The Room, Ys Origin, Biohazard 4, and others.
For more information please visit www.typhoongames.com.
Dream Cortex is one of Hong Kong's premier digital content creation facilities, offering a state-of-the-art game and 3D animation production environment coupled with industry-leading digital media post-production and distribution infrastructure. The company is fully equipped with the tools and talents to tackle projects and productions of any size and scope. For a decade, Dream Cortex has met client and partner demands for sophisticated, groundbreaking digital content across a wide range of business sectors.
Dream Cortex offers a full range of high-impact creative services including game art production, 3D animation, smart phone app development and web design.
Outblaze Investments Ltd. is a holding company that focuses on strategic investments in companies and joint ventures that provide innovative online services and/or engaging intellectual property assets for online use. Outblaze Investments maintains a rich portfolio of investments that includes recognized brands like the following:
Early-stage venture fund and incubator all rolled into one.
Premiere online entertainment network for original videos from your favorite video games.
The social networking-enabled photo sharing and messaging service for mobile devices.
Path provides a place where users can share with close friends and family.
For more information about Outblaze Investments, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MXRi is a joint venture to develop “Mixed Reality” products, which encompass both augmented reality and augmented virtuality. The result is a merging of real and virtual worlds where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time.
What MXRi can do:
Gaming & Entertainment