Category: creativity

Smart clothing going beyond the catwalk …

What has thus far prevented smart clothing from entering the mainstream fashion world is its impracticality. However, a new method has been developed which involves storing energy within the fabric without the need for batteries. This involves a special sewing technique which uses conductive threads and a polymer thread to embroider electrodes onto a textile.

Bringing your designs to life …

@Adobe has showcased a sneak peak at its new software Aero which is set to be released in 2019. The augmented reality software takes digital designs and places them into real world environment to see what they’ll look like in 3D. It gives creatives the opportunity to see what their work will look like an

Encouraging viewers to become a part of the technology and artwork …

Ad agency Ayzenberg Group have curated a new exhibition which highlights the possibilities of mixed reality. The exhibition, which centres around spatial reality, wants to immerse visitors in technology which goes beyond augmented and virtual reality. By encouraging viewers to become a part of the technology and artwork, it emphasises how these devices can simply

Virtual reality could change the way people think and act socially …

Recent virtual reality experiments have been testing how embodiment could change the way people think and act socially. The experiments ranged from users being placed in Lenin’s body to increase their interest in history, to becoming Einstein to increase their cognitive abilities. More serious issues have also been addressed; white users were placed in a

You want whales? You get them!

Finally Magic Leap gives us the AR whale. Years ago, Magic Leap created a hype by showing off an image of an augmented reality whale splashing in a gym full of astonished pupils.   This early mockup made such an impression that build the foundation of a not seen before hype for a product which

Let out your inner Mozart – with AI …

Boost your musical ego with a new AI system, which can transform any tune, melody or bad singing into a new piece of music in different styles. A small group of researchers from Facebook created an ai that is able to listen to an audio file of a song and then mimic it with new

A Plea for Open Innovation and the Power of the Good …

Created together with Carolyn Manion Disruptive Innovation always meets a good deal of skepticism at its advent. Throughout history, leaders, influencers, and the media have provided ominous forecasts regarding all kinds of new machines, inventions, and ideas.  Check the current news, and stories are quick to zero in on isolated disaster incidents of new technology, rarely

Artificial Intelligence Innovations: Changing Businesses for the Better …

created together with Carolyn Manion The influence of artificial intelligence has penetrated almost every sector of business and science, laying a landscape of rapidly changing processes and products before us. While ethical concerns, suspicion of data privacy breach, and fears of automation taking over human jobs persist, many of these innovations are proving that industries

Start small for big success …

I had the pleasure to be invited by MarketScale to their podcast and talk about business transformation, big data, artificial intelligence, … with their host Sean Heath. Really enjoyed the conversation and the exchange with Sean. An almost complete download of my recommendations when it comes to digital / business transformation. About MarketScale MarketScale creates

How to transform your business …

If you want to build a sustainable business you need to keep innovating, period. This is where most corporate organizations struggle. They limit themselves by what has been instead imagine what could be. They stay too far away from their customers and do not understand to use digital to make their lives easier. They struggle with