Deloitte predicts UK technology sector trends for 2018

Deloitte predicts UK technology sector trends for 2018

 The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has announced its predictions for the UK technology sector in 2018. The news comes following the launch of the seventeenth edition of TMT Predictions 2018. Machine Learning: Bargaining Chips A surge in deployment of FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays) and ASICs […]

Goodby Silverstein launches augmented reality Instagram

Goodby Silverstein launches augmented reality Instagram

 What if your Instagram feed was all around you as you walked through the city? That’s the challenge GS&P Labs, Goodby Silverstein & Partners’ in-house innovation department, tackled with its new prototype, GRAMAR. The new prototype fuses Instagram and ARKit by turning Instagram photos into 8ft x 8ft images and places them in the world around […]

Snapchat announces Lens Studio Partner Program

Snapchat announces Lens Studio Partner Program

Snap Inc. has launched Lens Studio, a real-time tool for brands to design and build 2D and 3D augmented reality Snapchat Lenses. For the first time ever since it launched Lenses in 2015, Snap has vetted, trained, and approved a selection of best in class augmented reality production partners to develop Snapchat Lenses for advertisers. […]

Lidl partners with Brian Blessed to launch the first game on Facebook Camera in the UK

Lidl partners with Brian Blessed to launch the first game on Facebook Camera in the UK

Lidl UK has launched the first supermarket game to be played through the Facebook Camera app in the UK. The launch forms part of Lidl’s Christmas campaign in 2017, as the brand continues to build consumer engagement and relevance. The ‘Emojional Rollercoaster’ game is available on the Facebook Camera app, which users can instantly access […]

Why VR Now?

Why VR Now?

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality, now commonly known as XR, initially got the world – and big investors – excited with its seemingly limitless applications for film, gaming, and adult entertainment. However, in 2017 the land lies quite differently, as the now maturing technology is increasingly being applied to the more fundamental aspects […]

Serviceplan’s CEO Florian Haller gets pelted with virtual tomatoes during their Innovation Day

Serviceplan’s CEO Florian Haller gets pelted with virtual tomatoes during their Innovation Day

Serviceplan Group’s CEO put himself in the “stocks” at the Innovation Day, which took place on September 28 in the House of Communication. The audience could virtually pelt the speaker on the stage with tomatoes, flowers, teddy bears and bras using an app from the Hamburg start-up Helhed – on the audience’s phone displays, it looked as though […]

Patrón Tequila Unveils ‘The Patrón Experience,’ a Hand-Held AR Innovation

Patrón Tequila Unveils ‘The Patrón Experience,’ a Hand-Held AR Innovation

On the heels of Apple’s announcement of the next generation iPhone, powered by iOS 11 with ARKit, Patrón Tequila is taking iPhone users on an interactive journey to its home in Jalisco, Mexico. Titled “The Patrón Experience,” this newly released, augmented reality platform heralds the next frontier in experiential marketing and gives tequila connoisseurs and curious […]

Advrty releases an immersive advertising platform for virtual reality

Advrty releases an immersive advertising platform for virtual reality

Ad tech company Advrty introduced the beta release of their patent pending VR platform for native advertising. The company makes immersive ads seamlessly integrated into three-dimensional worlds of VR games and applications. The platform enables advertisers and brands to meet their consumers in new and innovative, context-driven experiences. The technology will be presented at Pocket […]

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

MEC’s Jessica Chapplow on how the London Tech Week continues to inspire and inform

In addition to showcasing some of the city’s best tech talent, 2017’s London Tech Week (LTW) provided an important gauge of the state and direction of tech advancement globally, with a focus on emerging technologies and the digital economy. Over the past 12 months we have seen verticals like 5G, AI, Robotics, augmented reality and […]

1 2 3