Adrian has been writing about the media industry for 20 years in a wide number of leading publications. He is a longstanding member of The IBC and ISE Daily teams, International Editor for CinemaEditor, award winning film critic, conference moderator and copywriter of white papers, press releases and marketing materials for a wide range of organisations. He lives in Liverpool and absolutely loves it.
The incoming 5G cellular network promises a lot of things to a lot of people and one of them is ultra high-speed video. Outside of a few labs in Finland, Korea and trials at sports venues, no-one has seen this in action so we can only best guess at what the consequences of it might be. To even get to that stage we need mobile devices capable of handling data at Gigabit speeds.
Microsoft has unveiled HoloLens 2, an upgraded version of the mixed-reality headgear and the nearest thing yet to being able to interact Minority Report style with the dimensional internet. But this is not aimed at gamers, visual entertainment, office workers or casual punters. This is a hardcore piece of computing for industry which takes AR very seriously indeed.
Characterised as a solution looking for a problem (but that’s what they said about the iPad), smartphones that literally double as a tablet are set to be the new mobile computing craze with Samsung bagging the obvious brand name and first mover status.
"Track 45 left. Stop. Enhance 15 to 23. Give me a hard copy right there." Deckard’s vocal instruction to the Esper machine to ‘see’ around the corner of a room in a photograph in the original Blade Runner looked unachievably cool in 1982 but could now be in reach.
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- Friday 12 Apr 2019 - (13217) FeiyuTech introduces a new action camera along with innovative gimbal technology
- Friday 5 Apr 2019 - (7286) Ten things not to miss at NAB 2019
- Monday 8 Apr 2019 - (6237) DaVinci Resolve 16 is here, and make no mistake, this is a big update
- Sunday 7 Apr 2019 - (5952) Sony focuses on extending the capabilities of existing hardware at NAB 2019
- Thursday 18 Apr 2019 - (317) Sony’s next PlayStation will feature 8K games
- Thursday 18 Apr 2019 - (458) NAB 2019: NewTek adds Tricaster features & more
- Thursday 18 Apr 2019 - (1295) HP Optane memory can provide huge capacities, but could eliminate lost work too
- Wednesday 17 Apr 2019 - (871) You can't properly judge a camera by the picture you are seeing
- Wednesday 17 Apr 2019 - (1081) NAB 2019: Less is more with Resolve 16