Pokémon Go
Augmented Reality (AR) is not new, but thanks to Pokémon Go it is newly relevant. The game has broken every record for adoption, users, and time spent, and it has given Nintendo a much-needed boost in both buzz and market cap – oh, and it's super-fun to play. Even if you never download the game or even look at a screenshot, here are a few things about Pokémon Go's epic launch that may move you from "I couldn't care less" to "Hmm … that's interesting." Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer on CNN
Augmented Reality (AR) is not new, but thanks to Pokémon Go it is newly relevant. The game has broken every record for adoption, users, and time spent, and it has given Nintendo a much-needed boost in both buzz and market cap – oh, and it's super-fun to play. Shelly Palmer talks about it with Maggie Lake on CNN. Original Airdate: July 12, 2016 Continue Reading →
Samsung VR App Store
How soon will TV transform from wall-mounted 4K flat-screens to a 99-cent app in a VR/AR App Store? That's a question few will ponder this week as the National Association of Broadcasters gathers in Las Vegas for the NAB Show 2016. TV has both defined and enlarged mass communication for more than a half-century. No one in their right mind would suggest that big-screen TVs might go away – ever! Well, no one ever said I was in my right mind. Continue Reading →
Samsung Gear 360
What do real estate agents, interior decorators, soccer moms and sports photographers all have in common? VR is about to rock their respective worlds thanks to the new Samsung Galaxy S7 and a little ball of joy called the Samsung Gear 360. Continue Reading →
by Digital Dan Dubno Headworn-displays are driving the need for more fully immersive 360-degree video and still content. At CES 2016, Giroptic introduced a tiny water-resistant 360 camera platform that records spherical video at 2K and photographs at 4K.  The onboard processor instantly seams the imagery together removing the need for additional software or post-processing.  Continue Reading →

CES 2016: What to Expect

The newly named CTA™ (Consumer Technology Association, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association or CEA) will hold the newly named CES® 2016 show (Consumer Electronics Show, formerly International CES) this week. Here's what to expect. Continue Reading →