I grew up off-grid in a cabin in the New Mexico mountains. That was isolation. By contrast, isolation in the time of coronavirus is incredibly connected. While working, socialising and relaxing from home have impacted that connectivity, new patterns are …

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Following on from the fantastic feedback I’ve had from both government and industry on my article Innovating Immersive Reality: Demystifying UK Government Funding, I’m now demystifying government funding for STEAM innovation. I have a background in both Computer Science and …

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Given my background in successfully deploying emerging visual technology – from video to games to streaming – it’s not too much of a surprise that I’m now helping companies strategically innovate immersive reality. Immersive reality is the term for a …

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Vertical innovation can advance sectors, but additional dimensions of innovation can make the impossible happen. Creating an innovation mindset means examining how we’re taught to think and how we structure industry. By changing how we expect kids to think we …

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With over 1500 exhibitors and distances to make your footstep tracker proud, I’ve brought you my favourite fun finds from the International Broadcasting Convention – IBC 2017. Holography Star Trek fans, the holodeck is closer than ever! John Karafin spoke …

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The way in which people engage with visual content – film, TV and entertainment – has been changing for a while, with some trends becoming very pronounced.  If you’re in the Media and Telecoms sector, and not aware of these …

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As a BAFTA judge I watch about 150 films a year. My top three this year truly inspire. They bring to life the thought processes I’ve discovered to be pivotal to invention, innovation, emotional intelligence and communication – the keys …

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Q: What do you get a rocket scientist for Father’s Day? A: Another rocket scientist! On Invention The idea started, festered really, over several years. Every time I read an article about something created by some guy named Elon Musk. …

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Breaking away from just traditional broadcast and over the top (OTT) delivery, a number of key innovative topics stood out at IBC 2015. Drones This year’s IBC had a drone zone flight cage test area. If you’re going to use …

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As a thought leader in innovation, Maria shares her insights throughout the year into wearable technologies (IoT) strategy, technology and trends. Introduction and Immersion of Wearable Technology into Industries and Daily Life Maria shares with Salt her insights into the …

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