Posts Categorized: Video Games

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 »

Immersit Turns Your Couch Into A Vibration-Powered Immersive TV Experience

February 11, 2016   |   filed under Audio, Change, Conversation, Equipment, Home, Installation, Movie, Products, Social Change, Social Video, Technology, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality

Immersit’s “Plug and Play” product allows the  4D cinematic experience.  The multiple, small bases and central motor placed under the viewers couch (or bed, chair, etc.) generates vibrations and movements of back/forward, up/down, and side to side, allowing a new and improved experience of the viewers favorite films, and video games.  Immersit will be available… Read more »

Oculus wants to make it easy to get everything you need to dive into virtual reality

February 9, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Anticipatory Computing, Collaboration, New Media, Participation, Social Media, Streaming, Television, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, YouTube

Oculus-ready PC bundles from ASUS, Alienware and Dell, pre-sell for $1499 Next week. Consumers can pre-order the bundles from Best Buy, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store starting next week. Anyone who has already pre-ordered a Rift can upgrade to get one of the PCs too and grab the discount using an offer code that will appear next week… Read more »

IBM’s Watson Now Powers AI For Under Armour

January 7, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Best Practices, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Education, Equipment, Fashion, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, History, Interaction, iOS, iPad, Journalist, LG, Monetization, Music, New Media, Panel, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social Video, Sports, Technology, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality

Today at CES, IBM CEO Ginny Rometty unveiled strategic partnerships with sportswear maker Under Armour, Softbank Robotics’ Pepper and more, which are using Watson’s machine learning algorithms and AI to run intelligent and more personalized apps and other services.  Under Armour says that it will use Watson in its fitness and health apps. A new version of its Record app… Read more »

Activision Buys Major League Gaming to Broaden Role in E-Sports

January 5, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Comedy, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Ebooks, Education, Equipment, Facebook, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, New York City, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Russia, Science, Search, Second Screen, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Tumblr, Twitter, UFO, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Vine, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, WiFi, World Record, YouTube

  “I have a simple vision for this,” Mr. Kotick said in a phone interview. “I want to build the ESPN of video games.” Nick Wingfield, a writer from The New York Times reported that Activision Blizzard, the publisher of Call of Duty and other hit video game franchises, has acquired the assets of Major League… Read more »

CES: Tech’s Annual Conference Starts in 48 Hours..

January 4, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Education, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Hologram, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Large Scale Art Installations, LG, Live Stream, Mashable, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, periscope, periscope, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Social Video, Space, Sports, Start-Ups, Streaming, Streamy Awards 2014, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Wall Street Journal, WiFi

CES 2016 which predict the trends in consumer technology for the year ahead (and sometimes, for two years ahead) begins in just two short days. Although many products announced at CES never make it farther than the show floor, ideas such as virtual reality, high-resolution television, and autonomous vehicles all receive major pushes at CES…. Read more »

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Flight Drone Has Chip With Autonomous Navigation

December 31, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Audio, Best Practices, Branding, Camera Drone, Cellphone, Change, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Education, Equipment, Festivals, Filmmaking, Game, Gesture Control, Gigapixel, Google, Hacking, History, Home, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, Live Stream, Mobile, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panel, Panorama, Participation, Photography, Politics, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Remix Culture, Science, Search, Second Screen, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social Video, Space, Start-Ups, Streaming, Technology, Telephone, Television, Transportation, Uncategorized, Video, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Control, Wall Street Journal

Qualcomm’s drone ambitions is ready to demo the gods. Ahead of CES next week, the chipmaker teased features of its Snapdragon Flight drone with autonomous navigation, platform. If you’ll recall, Qualcomm is aiming to do for drones what its done for phones. And that starts with putting camera and communications tech on the same board. Perhaps… Read more »

Littlstar launches virtual reality app into the Apple TV app store

December 24, 2015   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Concerts, Conversation, Cross-Platform, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Equipment, Filmmaking, Game, Google, Instagram, Installation, Interaction, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Journalist, Live Stream, Monetization, Movie, Music, New Media, Panorama, Participation, periscope, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Science, Search, Shopping, Short Film, Social Change, Social Media, Social TV, Technology, Television, Tumblr, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality, WiFi, YouTube

Talking New Media quoted that virtual reality company, Littlstar the premier global network dedicated to virtual reality and 360 video, today announced the launch of its Apple TV app, free for iOS and the Apple TV.  The app, which is the first to bring immersive content to the new Apple TV platform, gives users access to a wide range… Read more »

Race The Sun

October 18, 2013   |   filed under Advertising, Filmmaking, Interaction, Participation, Video Games

This week Land Rover debuted Race The Sun, the interactive digital experience to support the launch of the 2014 Range Rover Sport. The innovative Race The Sun campaign was developed by Y&R, Wunderman, and Stink Digital and directed by MJZ’s Dante Ariola. The narrative tells the story of a man who must reach a particular… Read more »