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Real Estate

3 Ways Technology is Impacting Commercial Real Estate

By | May 22, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Back in 2010, I was working in a financial role and looking for an office for my company. I realized, from the consumer’s perspective, that my options for finding one were limited. The commercial real estate industry was completely segmented, with brokers and landlords…

Virtual Reality

Los Angeles

Taylor Freeman of UploadVR on Building a Passionate Culture for Good

By | May 9, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Working in the film and event industry for many years, Taylor Freeman decided to put his career on hold and travel around Europe reflecting on what is important and discovering his true passion, technology. “My real passion was around technology, user experience and providing…

Augmented Reality

London

Move Over Pokémon Go, This Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt Game has Real Prizes

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Move over Pokémon Go, this new augmented reality app is the next step in the world of online mobile gaming and it comes with prizes. London-based Snatch is the latest augmented reality and geo-location virtual treasure hunt gaming platform with real-life environments and obstacles…

Augmented Reality

Hologram Hangouts Are Exciting Fans by Giving Them a Glimpse Into the Future

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 11:20 am

Thanks to hologram technology, hanging out with your favorite celebrity just got a whole lot easier. Holograms are giving fans and enthusiasts a new entry point into meeting people and being a part of the things they love. With the help of virtual reality startup…

Virtual Reality

How Technology Heralds a Golden Era for Animation Storytelling

By | Feb 3, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The advanced evolution of technology has brought a golden era in animation storytelling. For decades, the fast-growing world of technology has influenced animation from the formative years of the spindle viewer to the innovations brought about by zoetrope. Graphic animation creations have now moved…

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SXSW

Austin

Get to Know the 50 Finalists for the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 3:30 pm

With SXSW less than two months away, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and conference enthusiasts from around the world are beginning to book flights, reserve hotels, and pack their bags for more than a week of engaging talks, exciting exhibits, and enough celebrity intrigue to make you pass…

CES

Las Vegas

How the Merge VR Holo Cube Upends the History of Interface Tech

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Yesterday, at CES, Merge VR announced their newest product and the world’s first holographic toy, the Holo Cube. It’s a form of augmented reality, since users can interact with a physical cube in order to register actions in a virtual world. This type of interface…

Mobile

Nashville

Developing AR: What Does the Card Game of the Future Look Like?

By | Nov 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

In the wake of viral phenomenon Pokémon Go, the world of augmented reality is seeing rapid growth. But with growth comes growing pains. Like any developing media format, AR is easy to get wrong. Yet one startup is tackling an even more specialized niche: the AR card…

Trends

Blippar Opens Services for DIY Augmented Reality

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Augmented reality has become one of several burgeoning tech innovations in recent years. With Pokémon Go becoming one of the most downloaded games in the history of apps, more and more companies are seeing the value of AR in the business world. From retail…

Startups & Apps

CrowdOptic Field App Uses Augmented Reality to Catch Bad Guys

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Technology is often used for a lot of trivial reasons. Whether its turning cardboard boxes into DJ tables with touch sensors or giving your cat the ability to take a selfie, innovation doesn’t always mean social progress. But sometimes, an app comes along that seems…

Fashion

London

This Augmented Reality App Turns Your T-Shirt Into a Social Experience

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 12:50 pm

What you wear gives people an indication about who you are: your hobbies, your culture, even your current mood. One startup is finding another way for you to express yourself through augmented reality and create connections along the way. Founded in 2016, London-based company…

Startups & Apps

Augmented Reality Startup Translates Menu Items Into Pictures of Food

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm

If you love traveling, you’ve probably eaten your fair share of gross foods. While trying new things is great, foreign menus have a tendency to house items that you would never order if you knew what they were. In China, Japan and Korea especially,…

Trends

Eye-Interaction Technology Is Transforming VR and AR

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Eyes are vital to interaction. There is no more powerful social interaction than when eyes meet. From staring down opponents to eyes meeting across a crowded cafe, being able to look into another’s eyes — or even looking at a shirt you’d like to…

Virtual Reality

Is Augmented Reality Changing the World?

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Most people have probably heard about it, and maybe even used a device or application that use augmented reality (or AR) but what do you really know about it – I’m talking about what it is, how it is used, and why it is…

Productivity

How Virtual Reality Can Boost Your Productivity at Work

By | May 11, 2016 at 10:22 am

Even though virtual reality is still a budding industry, it’s taken hold of the public imagination in a big way. It’s on major news networks and talk shows, and people are lining up to try the technology out at major retail locations. Most of…

Trends

8 Innovative Technologies That Are Changing the World

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 10:49 am

While there has never really been a period of human history that could be considered stagnant when it comes to innovation  (one could argue that things were a bit slow during the Middle Ages, but even that period brought us mechanical clocks, windmills, and gun powder),…

Trends

3 Unique Applications of Augmented Reality Tech

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 3:02 pm

While Virtual Reality (VR) has been dominating tech news, augmented reality (AR) is also getting some attention – with companies like Google making it a priority on top of VR – even though they can be connected, as the video below shows: A reason…