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 […]

Google readying the launch of its rival to the Amazon Echo

Google readying the launch of its rival to the Amazon Echo

Google is readying a major push into the home connected devices market with its own iteration of the Amazon Echo. The Alphabet company is reportedly working on an Internet of Things device that will work off of its search and voice assistant technology. Codenamed ‘Chirp’, the portable speaker is said to resemble its OnHub wireless […]