Neural lace — open questions on this emerging tech
April 19th, 2017 | Opinion, Wearables
Matt Weinberger at Business Insider recently wrote about the death of the smartphone and beyond. One technology mentioned in the distant "really crazy future" is neural lace — the very technology which is the focus of Elon Musk's latest venture, Neuralink. Antony asks some open questions about neural lace tech.
The answer to finding revenue with virtual reality apps — immersive advertising
February 12th, 2017 | Opinion, Virtual Reality
There is an answer to every virtual reality content creator’s biggest fear — revenue. It is still early days in the emerging VR/AR space, but one solution is worth considering if you're looking for a way to fund your application — immersive advertising.
Wearables are not dead
January 10th, 2017 | Opinion, Smartwatches, Wearables
People often make huge judgements on tech solely from the headline. The growing claim that "wearables are dead" I've found in stories in the media and my conversations with other tech people just feels incredibly shortsighted. Wearables aren't dead or dying. Here's why.
6 incredible smartwatch hacks
December 27th, 2016 | Opinion, Smartwatches, Wearables
Smartwatches are actually pretty incredible things. We are in an age where we can wear relatively powerful computers on our wrists (a very cool age indeed!). This has lead to inevitable smartwatch hackery by some very talented people who've run the unexpected on their smartwatches. Here are six of my favourites, along with some links to how you could get started doing your own tinkering!
We need to talk about our voice controlled future
December 23rd, 2016 | Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Opinion
Voice control is not the future so many people imagine — the Amazon Echo-like one where we no longer need buttons or apps because we can speak to our devices whenever we need them, the one where technology will understand our subtleties, our preferences, our desires, and take action based upon our casual voice commands. It's a bit more complex than that in reality. Here's what we need to think about.
Hope for Narrative Clip’s future
November 3rd, 2016 | Internet of Things, Opinion, Wearables
On the 28th September, the company Narrative AB filed for voluntary dissolution. They produce the Narrative Clip line of wearable cameras which take regular photos throughout the day, or take video with a tap of the device. Luckily for its many users, a group of its employees banded together and on the 31st October saved the company! They're on the lookout for ideas on where to take the platform from here. As a Narrative Clip user, here are my thoughts.