Goodyear Tyres leverages virtual reality to inform young people of dangerous driving distractions

Goodyear Tyres leverages virtual reality to inform young people of dangerous driving distractions

Goodyear Tyres UK has embraced virtual reality to inform young people of the dangerous distractions that can arise during driving. Using a 360-degree game app (Driving Academy), Goodyear has partnered with the Driving Instructors Association to highlight the dangers of driver distraction on the back of research claiming 42 per cent of 17 to 25-year-olds have used […]

Three set for ad-blocking trial

Three set for ad-blocking trial

Three, the mobile carrier, will trial a feature during the week of June 13-20 to block ads for subscribers in the United Kingdom. The test will last for 24 hours, during which the carrier will essentially flip a switch for subscribers who opt into the trial, and prevent some ads from being delivered to their […]

Uber Enters Driverless Car Race

Uber Enters Driverless Car Race

Car-hailing app Uber has begun testing a self-driving vehicle in a move that threatens to further disrupt the taxi industry. Following the likes of Google and Baidu, the company is developing autonomous technology for vehicles that could usher in the end of the traditional taxi cab with a licensed driver behind the wheel. A hybrid-powered […]

IMAX Partners with Google to Solve VR’s Content Problem

IMAX Partners with Google to Solve VR’s Content Problem

IMAX has partnered with Google to develop a ‘cinema-grade’ VR camera that can be used to record 360° video at a comparable quality to IMAX films. The camera will be specifically built to make use of Jump, Google’s platform for creating and viewing 360° stereoscopic video. As it makes its biggest step yet into VR […]

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard is teaming up with British Airways and TfL as part of its ‘Trip Hack’ hackathon that will aim to create payments-enabled travel apps that help consumers make journeys across multiple forms of transport, whether its the everyday commute or an international holiday. More than 100 coders, designers and developers from around the UK will […]

NHS Blood and Transplant uses augmented reality for donor appeal

NHS Blood and Transplant uses augmented reality for donor appeal

NHS Blood and Transplant has launched an augmented reality campaign supported by experiential activity to raise awareness of blood donations among potential donors. The campaign, ’See the power of blood donation’, created by agency 23red, also highlights the life-saving power of blood donations and uses innovative augmented reality technology to encourage the public to offer […]