The year 2024 marks a milestone in digital imagery evolution as groundbreaking technologies redefine visual expression. Generative AI revolutionizes visual content, while Extended Reality (XR) and Neural Radiance Fields (NeRF) reshape 3D modeling. These innovations permeate every aspect of our visually-driven society, promising a future where physical and digital realities merge in unprecedented ways.
Remember we all thought Microsoft had the second-mover advantage? In the PC era, Microsoft excelled in mimicking the features of innovative companies such as Apple and various others, learned from these innovators’ imperfections, and fed their me-now-too products to their gigantic consumer and corporate user base while keeping their cash
It’s the platform, stupid Just as the world finally figured out why Snap relabeled itself as a camera company, last week Facebook proclaimed it’s not just a camera company, it’s a camera company built on the world’s ambitious augmented reality platform. Let’s add some perspectives to their F8 announcements: Recently,
At a time of uncertain public statements, caught between fake news and alternative fact, Snap can certainly be called a camera company. But days before it’s very publicized IPO- the first for a photo app – the truth about Snapchat, along with it’s previously hidden operating cogs, reveals much more. Snap is
For thousands of years humans have engaged in making visual records of the world around them. From the earliest Ice Age animal cave paintings to birthday photos of our children, a common value seems to be expressing itself through our ever evolving technologies and skills that create “visual likeness.” Charcoal, ink,
Everyone agrees that VR is the next big opportunity in the consumer tech industry. Goldman Sachs estimates the market to yield $60 billion by 2025, with almost a 50/50 split between hardware and software. It is currently a giant land grab, where companies are positioning themselves, launching headsets, cameras, platforms
The 2015 year ends pretty much as it started. Some promises were delivered, some fell short. At least for now. With mobile continuing to dominate as the number one gateway to the online experience and visual being its strongest appeal, one would have thought that visual tech would have exploded