Sometimes, great things come out of failure. Especially in the startup world. As we look back at the year past, we take one last look at what failed, with the hope that they will generate great, unsuspected outcomes. As well, we take a peek at 2018 and its probable heroes, with the firm understanding that our
Outside of Instagram, the biggest success in the world of photo apps is certainly Facetune. With millions of paid downloads, it was the number one paid app in over 120 countries. The creation of 5 Israeli friends, it certainly benefited from Instagram’s success and especially its insatiable appetite for selfies.
It might have all started when Snapchat rebranded itself “A camera company”. Or even long before, in 2002, when Nokia decided to put a camera on their cell phones. Whenever it happened, it is still really only the beginning… “It” is the moment the camera became forever separated from its original
Our smartphones will soon be depth imaging devices, featuring cameras that measure depth information for each part of the image. Lenovo already came out with the Google Tango-based Phab 2 phone last year and with the upcoming release of the iPhone 8 we’ll finally find out why Apple paid $350M to acquire the Israeli company PrimeSense back in
The photo app developers I spoke with are overwhelmingly excited about a range of WWDC announcements, even though one of these dumbfounded several developers. We’ll get into that one later; let’s start with the four most exciting announcements. ARKit: making mixed reality easier to create and more realistic to view Apple’s
When electricity was finally mastered at the turn of the XX century, it triggered a whole new range of new products and industries while improving existing ones. From light bulbs to fans, fridges, air conditioning, factory tools little that we interact with today is not affected by electricity. Today, computer
In short: Nothing. With an emphasis on incremental improvements to Google’s photo organizing, sharing and search solutions, Google’s maturing solutions are now becoming so easy, efficient, and helpful that many consumers will feel they can’t live without them. Perhaps equally important, Google is opening up more and more of its
There’s a definitive symbiosis between visual tech and digital marketing: Not only is vision the primary sense used when making a buying decision, it is also the most efficient in tracking and deciphering a consumer’s path to the critical buy impulse. While brands might not have yet adopted the rapid