In healthcare, immersive technology is more than just hype
By 2025, AR and VR in healthcare will be a market worth around $5.1bn globally. We take a look at the impact immersive tech is already having on both patients and medical professionals.
Smart cities and AI: apocalypse or opportunity?
With worldwide spending on smart city technologies projected to reach $135bn by 2021, AI initiatives will need to be carefully thought through by governments and local authorities to avoid potential disasters in the long term.
Humans and Technology: The Hybrid Generation
How will we communicate with the world by 2030, and how will technology change us as a society?
Breaking up the static - AI and the music industry
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an established tool in music distribution, search and streaming, but now AI is being employed by industry innovators as a collaborative creative tool to disrupt the static models of music tracks and artist composition.
Doom Room: the boundary-defying live virtual reality experience
Technological wizardry combine with heart-stopping live performance in this remarkable work by Danish VR specialists Makopol.
Augmenting the future of brick-and-mortar retail
As e-commerce platforms continue to grow their reach among shoppers, physical stores are turning to augmented and virtual reality to keep pace with online retail.
Mental health and technology; what new ways are there of treating conditions?
With the current huge market for technologies and applications, emerging tech can play its part in making a positive impact on mental health.
Is immersive audio about to drown us in sound?
Sound has always been all around us, but new technologies are enabling the creative industries to employ audio to immerse us more deeply into music, theatre, spoken word, movies and games.
Black Mirror: Science fiction or a chilling reality?
With the new series due for release next month, Chris Middleton explains why Black Mirror and the real world are already indistinguishable from each other.
The Rise of Virtual Reality
When you think of virtual and augmented reality, it tends to conjure up images of science fiction and futuristic gaming: something reserved for storytellers and technologists from the movies. But the world as we know it is changing and the present has caught up with the future. Technology has come along in leaps and bounds and AR and VR are slowly intertwining themselves with our daily lives.