Vol 24 - Issue 48


AR Animated Lyric App Now Available on iOS 11

by Andrew Fenn

AR Lyrics is a new augmented reality app, available now via the App Store. Created by Plan8 using Apple’s ARKit, the app uses Shazam technology to recognise songs being played in the vicinity, and …

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VR Has a Place in Fine Art

by Bob Raikes

We spotted an interesting article on the use of VR in fine art and how it can change the experience of visiting a gallery. It covers a current exhibition at the Royal Academy of …

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Adidas Wearables Division Closes

by Bob Raikes

Adidas has closed the division that it was using to develop wearables, the Digital Sports unit. A report has said that 74 jobs will be lost or re-assigned as the company is moving its …

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DSCC Looks for DisplayWeek Speakers

by Bob Raikes

Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) is again running the 2018 SID Business Track consisting of the SID/DSCC Business Conference, SID/DSCC Investor’s Conference, SID/DSCC Automotive Conference and SID/VeV/OLED-A Immersive Experience Conference. Speakers and panelists are …

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Arri Board Members Like Samsung LED Cinema

by Bob Raikes

Two executives of Arri, the lighting and camera maker, have visited Samsung’s Cinema LED screen at the Super-S Theater in Lotte World Tower, Seoul. The pair watched an Arri show reel which had been …

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OTT Revenues to Reach $120 Billion by 2022

by Bob Raikes

Juniper Research has forecast that OTT revenues will reach $120 billion by 2022, almost double the level of $64 billion this year. Over a quarter of all global households will subscribe by the end …

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T-Mobile Will Launch Its Own TV Service Next Year

by Andrew Fenn

T-Mobile has acquired start-up cable company Layer3 TV, and announced plans to launch its own TV service in the US in 2018. Layer3, founded in 2013, is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and currently available …

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Airbnb Shows Off VR/AR App Prototype

by Andrew Fenn

Airbnb has revealed that it is developing AR and VR features for its service, and even showed off some early prototypes on its official blog. The app allows hosts to capture 360° VR video …

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AR What It Is and What It Isn’t

by Norbert Hildebrand

AR here, VR there, these days it seems that we cannot discuss any technology development without hearing how AR and VR will change not only consumer electronics but all life as we know it. …

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VR Used to Test Emotional Response to Colour

by Andrew Fenn

A recent initiative by Australian-based virtual reality company, Liminal VR, in conjunction with the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, is using VR to test emotional responses to colours in different environments. The …

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