Tag: augmented reality
Kylie Minogue gets ‘Disco Spirit’ AR event on Instagram
Fresh from selling nearly 30k tickets to her recent online performance, not to mention becoming a shareholder in streaming service Roxi, artist Kylie Minogue’s next move is in augmented reality. Tonight (26 November)...
November 26, 2020
Apple’s AR team hints at ‘devices that may exist tomorrow’
Apple has been doing a lot of work around augmented reality technology with its iPhone and iPad software and ARKit developer tools, but rumours that the company might be working on a full-blown AR headset persist. An interview...
November 23, 2020
RJ Thompson launches augmented reality app for latest album
There's a mini-flurry of augmented reality experimentation going on in music at the moment, outside the big platforms (Instagram, Snapchat) and not always by artists on major labels. RJ Thompson, for example, released...
November 3, 2020
KSI and Craig David turn into holograms for LadBible video
Craig David all over your... desk? The British star's latest collaboration, with KSI, has been turned into an augmented reality video for online brand LadBible. Fans can visit the microsite on their smartphones (here's...
November 3, 2020
League of Legends World Championship kicks off with KDA in AR
Surprisingly, a whizzy augmented reality performance including a virtual star zooming onto the stage on a motorbike *wasn’t* the strangest sight for western viewers of the League of Legends World Championship opening...
November 2, 2020
Sam Smith set for AR Spotify video and TikTok interview
Sam Smith's new album 'Love Goes' is out later this month, and they're pulling out plenty of promotional stops around its release, including new single 'Diamonds'. The latter is getting a web-based augmented reality music...
October 23, 2020
Snapchat now has 249m daily active users and booming AR usage
In our latest Music Ally report, we examined how Snapchat had bounced back from a worrying-looking flattening of its user growth in 2018. That bounceback is continuing, judging by parent company Snap’s financial results...
October 21, 2020
Artist Dan Olsen tests Musion hologram projection technology
The media excitement around ‘hologram’ tours starring dead artists has quietened down in recent months, mainly because like concerts by still-alive artists, hologram gigs need an audience, and so have been impacted by...
October 16, 2020
AiR Show augmented-reality concerts app acquired for $300k
This might just be a record for the shortest gap between a startup being first covered by Music Ally, and being acquired. We wrote about Trick 3D and its 'AiR Show' app a couple of weeks ago: it promised to beam artists...
October 5, 2020
AiR Show app wants to bring artists to fans’ homes using AR
Artists turning up in your living room to play a concert is awkward at the best of times – what if you run out of teabags or biscuits? – but impossible under current social distancing rules in many parts of the world. Cue...
September 22, 2020
League Of Legends K-Pop group K/DA return with new track
Hot on the heels of announcing a big partnership with Spotify, the publisher of esports hit League of Legends is bringing its virtual K-Pop group K/DA back with new music. Riot Games launched K/DA two years ago as a group...
August 28, 2020
How do social media camera filters work, how much do they cost to make, and are they worth the investment?
In 2020 you’re nothing in the music industry without your own custom AR filter, layering brightly covered digital swirls over camera displays. Legendary artists such as Prince, Pink Floyd and The Beatles have all launched...
August 26, 2020