Opinion

Thoughts on the future of 3D on the web
August 1st, 2017 | Opinion, Virtual Reality
If there's one area in emerging tech which is especially exciting right now, it's the emergence of 3D on the web and the implications this could have on the web as a whole. Xavier Ho provides his perspective on the industry in this guest post!
Have we properly considered personal space in virtual reality?
July 4th, 2017 | Opinion, Virtual Reality
There is a level of basic personal space which is understood in VR. You don't want things floating in people's faces constantly or information too close for people to focus on. However, what about the personal space we each prefer from a more unconscious level? A cultural level? Are we designing our environments from a biased perspective that suits our own personal space but does not consider others? How do we accommodate for differing levels of preferred interpersonal distances?
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!