Tag: augmented reality
Avastars TV talent show will turn its contestants into avatars
Talpa Network is the company founded by John de Mol, the TV super-producer who developed formats including Big Brother and The Voice. His company’s latest show sounds pretty interesting: Avastars is a music and dance talent...
May 11, 2021
Apple predictions: VR/AR headset in 2022, AR glasses in 2025
Oh, and don’t forget AR contact lenses sometime after 2030. By which time nobody will remember the prediction or the predictor enough to check whether it was right. In fairness, Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst at TF International...
March 8, 2021
Apple TV+ show ‘For All Mankind’ gets a spin-off AR app
Rumours continue to swirl about Apple’s possible plans for an AR and/or VR headset, which may or may not launch this year, or indeed at all. But the company’s interest in augmented reality technology is no rumour:...
February 12, 2021
Jadu debuts ‘Curse of Calypso’ Palaye Royale AR experience
Jadu is one of the startups exploring the potential of augmented reality technology for music artists. Its latest experiment is with artist Palaye Royale, for whom it has created an AR experience called ‘Curse of Calypso‘....
February 10, 2021
Gibson’s new guitar-learning app uses video and AR technology
We’ve written about the Fender Play app launched by Fender to help people learn to play guitar, but there’s more than one axe-maker with that ambition. Rival Gibson has launched its new guitar-teaching app for iOS and Android,...
January 22, 2021
Glass Animals launch an interactive Instagram filter
We’ve been really impressed with the digital shizzle of British band Glass Animals in recent times. The online replica of their computer desktop in May, for example, and the music video they made using fans’...
December 4, 2020
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