In Germany, many now block content for those using this software while offering a low cost ad-free alternative to catch more loyal users. As with this Wired example, the messaging will increasingly focus on the cost of creating quality content. In the short term, the main focus will be around penalising sources that do not have a strong track record and making it easier for consumers to report false news .
The trend towards encrypted messaging will continue amid fears that the incoming Trump administration will pressure companies to give up personal data on the request of law enforcement agencies. Hundreds of people who work for big tech companies have pledged not to co-operate with any attempt to compile databases that could allow the targeting of individuals based on race, religion, or national origin. Used Google and Trip Advisor image searches, along with a network of engaged Twitter followers to expose the gaps in Donald Trump’s charitable giving. These techniques are becoming a core way in which the rich and powerful are now held to account but they’ll require more data specialists to join experienced hacks in newsrooms in 2017. In 2017 the big platforms are likely to offer financial inducements to set up more VR journalism studios to help stimulate the market, even if only the biggest brands are likely to be involved.
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Apple filed multiple patents for head-mounted displays, as far back as 2008 and currently has hundreds of people working on these technologies including former employees at Oculus and Magic Leap. This has led to an explosion of user-generated video – Snapchat alone generated around 8 billion videos a day in 2016 – as mobile became the main platform globally for viewing online video. According to Zenith, consumers now spend an average of 19 minutes a day viewing on a combination of smartphones and tablet computers – a figure that is set to double by 2018.
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- A mix of storytelling, product discovery, direct purchase and customer service is seen as the likely path ahead for chatbots; making consumer engagement possible at a much wider scale than could have been achieved before.
- Whilst the rise of citizen media and journalism allows for plentiful opportunities, the space has now become congested, often with questionable content.
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- For the rest, new smartphone apps will make 360 films easier and quicker to make while fully immersive experiences can be commissioned by freelancers and made in a matter of weeks or even days.
Early prototypes turn a section of fabric into a touchpad, allowing you to tap or swipe to interact with applications or nearby devices. Google is partnering with Levi’s in 2017 to explore creating interactive clothing at scale. Another new entrant is Wire , an app backed by Skype founder Janus Friis, which claims to have the most comprehensive end-to-end encryption for text, pictures, video or voice. One unique feature is the ability to share your location only with specific contacts or to set a compromise location for arranging meetings. Like they were written by a human using structured data within seconds of firms releasing their quarterly results, and has recently expanded into sports with plans to cover more than 10,000 minor league baseball games annually.
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You will be in demand as a data visualiser, where you’ll be able to tell the powerful stories behind the data. Is a Researcher at Barker Langham, where she also works on the development of digital experiences within museums. She graduated in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, specialising in Digital. Her interest focuses on emerging technologies, especially Artificial Intelligence, and their role within museums. In different researches, she investigated approaches to the digital transformation process through the case of AI-based systems and studied the employment of these systems for audience engagement. While CEO Tim Cook talks about VR’s ‘interesting applications’ he seems to believe that AR will ultimately be bigger because it enables you to be “very present” when using the technology.