Category: TECHNOLOGY

How The Technology Used to Make Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’ Could Change Entertainment As We Know It

How The Technology Used to Make Jon Favreau’s ‘The Lion King’ Could Change Entertainment As We Know It

Back in 2017, I caught a glimpse of the future. During a visit to the set of Jon Favreau ’s The Lion King , we got a look at the technology the director and his team used to create the film’s locations in virtual reality. Using a video game engine called Unity, all of the movie’s sets were built as explorable environments that can be visited and scouted by

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Is Blockchain the New Technology of Trust?

Despite issues, companies, especially those in Asia Pacific, are not shying away from the technology Blockchain continues to be a hot topic across the global start-up ecosystem. And more entrepreneurs are placing huge bets on this technology. Yet the adoption remains sluggish despite the growing investment by start-ups and potential investors. Main reasons

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Should you care about Facebook cryptocurrency?

Should you care about Facebook cryptocurrency?

Facebook announced Libra, a new cryptocurrency, Tuesday morning. After months of rumors and partial leaks, Facebook confirmed on Tuesday that it’s working on a cryptocurrency called “libra,” which will launch next year. First, a quick and dirty explanation of what libra is and isn’t: While it is a cryptocurrency — in short, digital money — it doesn’t have a

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Fujitsu wants to bring AI judging to Tokyo 2020

Fujitsu wants to bring AI judging to Tokyo 2020

(Image credit: Fujitsu) With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics just months away, one of its most popular disciplines could be set for a major technological upgrade thanks to Fujitsu. The Japanese technology giant has revealed a partnership with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) aimed at introducing AI-assisted judging technology, with tests now underway in

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Swiss police adds 13 Hyundai Kona to fleet

Swiss police adds 13 Hyundai Kona to fleet

The cantonal police of St. Gallen is relying on the all-electric Hyundai Kona. Five of the BEVs are to be added to the fleet as patrol cars, and eight will serve as civilian cars. Over the next one and a half years, another 15 electric cars will follow. According to the cantonal police, the decisive purchase criteria were performance, minimum range and

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Mine S

Specialwaves Introduces Mine S – The World’s Most Configurable Modular Physical Controller for DJs, Producers, VJs, Light Technicians, Video/Photo Editors and More

PEDRENGO, Italy, May 9, 2019  -- Specialwaves today introduced Mine S - the world's most adaptable modular physical controller.  Mine S, which precisely and intuitively interfaces with and controls a wide range of software and devices, is perfect for DJs, VJs, producers, lighting technicians, musicians, broadcasters, video/photo editors and more.

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The 150 Apps that Power the Gig Economy

The 150 Apps that Power the Gig Economy

Here are 150 Apps that Power the Gig Economy Go back in time a decade, and you’d have a tough time convincing anyone that they would be “employed” through an app on their phone. And yet, in a short period of time, the emergence of the smartphone has enabled the gig economy to flourish into a multi-trillion dollar global market. And by leveraging apps like

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