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REPORT 410: AR SPECIAL–MUSIC’S AUGMENTED FUTURE

Lead: Take an in-depth look into the world of AR and ask if this is finally the time for a technology that has been knocking on the door for some time now to finally take off in a meaningful way. Beyond Music: Try these brilliant...
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Don’t worry Rihanna, the Pokémon Go hype may be easing

Hats off to Rihanna for coming out with the best music-related quote about Pokémon Go so far. “I don't want to see you catching any Pokémons up in this bitch,” she told the crowd at one of her recent gigs, after a similar...
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Pokemon Go has doubled Nintendo’s value to $42.5bn

Is hunting Pokemon in the (augmented) real world a fad? It’s still too early to tell, but the release of mobile game Pokemon Go has had a startling effect on Nintendo’s share price.
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Landmrk wants music to capitalise on Pokemon Go fever

As millions of mobile gamers wander the streets catching Drowzees and Pidgeottos in Pokemon Go – or, just as likely, standing on the streets grumbling about the game’s servers having crashed again under the weight of...
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Amid Pokemon Go fever, Landmrk is an AR tool for music

As the world and its aunt go doolally over mobile game Pokemon Go, it’s tempting to wonder whether there’s an equivalent for music. Actually, we already have one – and it’s been around for a while before Nintendo...
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Pokemon Go popularity starts sparking music/AR ideas

Nintendo’s Pokemon Go mobile game continues to be a craze, with the latest estimate suggesting it had 21 million daily active users in the US on Monday.
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Pokemon Go is a bona-fide craze – and a privacy headache

We’re not sure how many music-industry folk are hunting down virtual Pokemon in the streets around them, but the runaway success of Nintendo’s AR/location-based mobile game Pokemon Go this week is worth following.
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Pokemon Go game may be bigger than Twitter and Tinder in US

Nintendo has taken its time getting involved in mobile gaming, but based on recent days, it could have a massive hit on its hands with the Pokemon Go game. It’s a location-based, augmented-reality take on its famous creature-collecting...