Posts Categorized: Cross-Platform

5 tough questions about Oculus Rift’s VR headset launch.

April 5, 2016   |   filed under Community, Cross-Platform, Participation, Technology, Video

Oculus Rift has made the future the present by launching it’s VR headsets but uncertainty about it’s own future looms overhead with HTC and Playstation headsets on the way. Here are the tough questions that will determine what you should buy, the distribution of power between the platforms and VR’s effect on our lives. It… Read more »

Samsung helped create these new smart shoes

February 15, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Apps, Best Practices, Branding, Collaboration, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Equipment, Fashion, Participation, Sports, Start-Ups, Technology

Ever wish your shoes could give you feedback on your game? Well now that might be a soon reality. A startup company named Salted Venture, with the help of Samsung, developed shoes that can coach you on how to improve your golf swing. They are being called lofit, and are the new look of Smart Shoes…. Read more »

Survios’ First-Person Shooter Shows How Addictive VR Will Be

February 15, 2016   |   filed under Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Interaction, Mobile, Participation, Products, Reviews, Technology, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality

The game is called Raw Data by virtual reality startup Survios. It’s perhaps the most advanced first person shooter in VR.  Built by a team that’s been together for five years and a company for three, it’s the culmination of all Survios’ research into how people want to play. Unlike most VR experiences today, it doesn’t feel… Read more »

Petcube Scoops Up $2.6 Million So You Can Entertain Your Pet From Anywhere

February 10, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Audio, Broadcast, Community, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Interaction, Live Stream, Products, Social TV, Technology, Video, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi

PetCube allows virtual owner/pet interaction with their “built in, app controlled laser toy” to entertain the pet while away.  The $199 pet monitoring system comes equipped with a built in microphone and 720 HD video capabilities in order to entertain and talk to the animal in real time.  Consumers can find PetCube through PetCube, Amazon,… Read more »

Live Virtual Reality Streams in the Works at Youtube

February 8, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Documentary, Filmmaking, Live Stream, Mashable, New Media, Social Media, Social TV, Video, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, YouTube

YouTube may already offer immersive 360-degree imagery and video (directly on the site and via Cardboard), but adding a live, 360-degree feature would immediately take things to an entirely new level. Most popularly through Google’s virtual tours, Youtube has been partnering with other providers such as the BBC to bring everything from underwater dogs in slow… Read more »

Connecting Livestream Stars with Brands

February 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Apps, Branding, Broadcast, Cellphone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Filmmaking, Instagram, Interaction, Live Stream, New Media, Participation, periscope, periscope, Products, Reviews, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Streaming, Technology, Television, Video, Vine

  A newcomer to the startup scene, Applause, is making waves as a marketing connector in live video and media content. Brands need influencers to help with promotion and Applause steps in to make the process easier for everyone. Particularly focusing on Twitter’s Periscope app, CEO’s such as Jon Jacques have become quite familiar with the platforms capabilities…. Read more »

Star Wars IX Will Be Shot On Film

January 29, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Installation, Interaction, Large Scale Art Installations, Movie, Music, New Media, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Short Film, Space, Sundance, Technology, Uncategorized, Video, Virtual Reality

Star Wars IX will be shot on film because using digital would be anachronistic. Colin Trevorrow, the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, say he wants to shoot the 2019 movie using real film not digital cameras. And why? Because using digital would be anachronistic. “I could never shoot Star Wars on anything but [film] because it’s… Read more »

Super Bowl Sunday Is Little Over A Week Away… Cue The Tech Advertising Campaigns.

January 27, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Ebooks, Education, Gesture Control

Tech companies are ready to make the most from one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the Super Bowl. That includes Amazon, which will air its first-ever Big Game commercial during the 50th edition of the NFL’s main event. The ad’s teaser focuses on the Echo speaker and Alexa, the retailer’s virtual assistant,… Read more »

Brand New Music Series To Debut on AXSTV This Sunday

January 22, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Branding, Broadcast, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Documentary, Equipment, Facebook, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Large Scale Art Installations, Press Release, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Virtual Reality, YouTube

Brand new live music series called “Breaking Band” is set to premiere this coming Sunday (Jan. 24) on AXSTV.  The music series will have an incredible rockstar line up, including names like Dave Navarro, Moby and Sebastian Bach, whom will give bands a chance to not only receive mentorship but a possibility to perform live,… Read more »

The EHang 184 Is A Human-Sized Drone Taking Off At CES

January 8, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Filmmaking, Gesture Control, Google, History, Hologram, Home, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, LG, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, New Media, Panel, Participation, Press Release, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Transportation, Virtual Reality

Human sized Drones? Yes please.  A lot of really cool things were revealed at CES 2016 but nothing can probably touch what was revealed just a few short hours ago by Chinese UAV company, EHang.  The EHang 184, a human-sized drone built by the Chinese UAV company just won the best “My Drone Is Better Than Your… Read more »