Set in a dystopian 2019, the epic sci fi film Bladerunner correctly predicted overwhelmingly large digital billboards, flying cars, and computers that we would interact with through speech, though it didn’t necessarily see them fitting in our pockets.
Due to the continual state of digital flux in which we live, the nature of communication is constantly evolving and changing the way we consume information and interact.
Here’s a look at some of the top trending technologies for 2017 with a few unashamed sci-fi references to go with them. It is an interesting time, with many of the highlighted technologies having huge crossover potential, leading to headlines such as Unity poaches Uber’s machine learning head to tackle AI in AR/VR and Google’s AI Can Now Translate Between Languages It […]
Augmented reality has been silently waiting in the wings while Virtual Reality has been busy tap dancing on the global media stage. AR has appeared to be a technological advancement loaded with potential that hadn’t quite found its niche and was too busy being overshadowed by its big brother VR, until the release of Pokémon Go.
There is a lot of hype around emerging tech such as wearable technology and augmented reality. Some industry fans go as far as saying that this is THE year of wearable technology. According to Gordon Padkin from Freescale, one of the panellists at the Wearable Technology Show (10th-11th March), “barriers to entry from a software and electronics perspective are very […]