Two new initiatives in the UK will focus on how music can help people living with dementia. UMG is closely involved with both.
Universal Music Group has been interested in health and fitness startups for some time now. Today it announced new deals.
Music and health is a trend that is quietly gathering pace, and Barcelona-based Moonai is the latest startup exploring this intersection.
One of the most interesting and inventive music apps for VR headsets is Tribe XR, which teaches people to DJ on a set of virtual decks.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek’s interest in health-tech is already known, but now we have more details on a specific venture he’s involved with.
B2B music firm Tuned Global is seeing a big opportunity in the medical technology (medtech) industry, buoyed by a recent report predicting that musical therapy could be a $4.4bn market by 2028.
UK-based startup MediMusic, which explores the intersection of music and medicine, has just joined the Abbey Road Red music-tech incubator.
We’ve written about the digital intersection of music and fitness, but there’s also excitement about the potential to work with health-tech startups.
It has been a difficult year for fitness-tech firm Peloton, with hardware recalls, underwhelming financial results, and a slide in the company’s market cap.
Alongside Headspace, Calm was one of the pioneers of digital mindfulness: meditation, sleep music and related services.
Music/tech startups focusing on fitness have been getting major labels excited, but there’s another branch of the health sector where they see opportunities too: medical treatments.
3D printing and augmented-reality technology come together for a brand new music format – totems included.