AR vs VR | What are Virtual and Augmented Realities?

| September 10, 2018

article image
This video will provide you with a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of both of these trending technologies AR and VR. Learn how Augmented Reality is different from Virtual Reality and what's the future's going to be like.

Spotlight

NowThis

NowThis creates news content for the social mobile generation by informing, entertaining, and inspiring its audience about what’s happening and what's important in the world right now. Launched in 2012, NowThis is now the #1 video news brand on the social web in the U.S. with more than 2.5 billion monthly views. NowThis has nine content verticals, including: News, Politics, Entertainment, Future, Her, Food, Money, and more. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo, and Seeker to form Group Nine Media.

OTHER ARTICLES

Super-bundle plans reportedly missing from Apple Music’s new deals

Article | March 14, 2020

This is the ‘super-bundle’ that we (and the wider industry) have been speculating about ever since Apple revealed plans to launch subscription services for video, news and games – Apple TV+, Apple News+ and Apple Arcade respectively. From Apple’s point of view (not to mention its customers’) a single, discounted subscription covering its range of services makes a lot of sense. Music rightsholders are wary, however, with plenty of uncertainty around how the royalties from such a super-bundle would be divided between the different forms of entertainment.

Read More

Game (still) on: How coronavirus is impacting the gaming industry

Article | March 14, 2020

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, movie theaters shuttered, Hollywood delayed some of its biggest films indefinitely, numerous productions across movies and TV halted, and virtually every major pop culture event planned for the next couple months either shut down or picked a new date. One might imagine that videogames would be the least affected branch of the entertainment world. Self-isolating in front of the TV screen does pair well with quarantines. While the industry remains one of the few not completely stunted during these uncertain times, the coronavirus has indeed affected players, developers, and studios, both for better and worse.

Read More

Elon Musk: Starlink latency will be good enough for competitive gaming

Article | March 14, 2020

SpaceX's Starlink satellite broadband will have latency low enough to support competitive online gaming and will generally be fast enough that customers won't have to think about Internet speed, Elon Musk said at a conference yesterday. Despite that, the SpaceX CEO argued that Starlink won't be a major threat to telcos because the satellite service won't be good enough for high-population areas and will mostly be used by rural customers without access to fast broadband.

Read More

Streaming continues to boost US music industry growth

Article | March 14, 2020

The US music industry posted its fourth straight year of double-digit growth in 2019 to generate $11.1-billion in revenue, an industry tracker said, citing the continued domination of streaming. The year's total revenue jumped 13 percent, the Recording Industry Association of America said in its annual report, with streaming accounting for $8.8-billion, nearly 80 percent of the sum. The RIAA said paid subscriptions to streaming services like Spotify and Tidal contributed the largest share and marked the largest source of revenue growth -- up 25 percent versus 2018.

Read More

Spotlight

NowThis

NowThis creates news content for the social mobile generation by informing, entertaining, and inspiring its audience about what’s happening and what's important in the world right now. Launched in 2012, NowThis is now the #1 video news brand on the social web in the U.S. with more than 2.5 billion monthly views. NowThis has nine content verticals, including: News, Politics, Entertainment, Future, Her, Food, Money, and more. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo, and Seeker to form Group Nine Media.

Events