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What is the future of viewing experiences?

Television viewing used to be an activity which usually involved the whole family, who'd come together to enjoy a movie or a show together.

 

This has changed drastically over the past few years. Now, most if not all family members possess a smartphone, tablet or a laptop, enabling them to stream shows and movies of their choice. Increasingly, machine learning algorithms are also playing a key role in our viewing habits, offering personalised suggestions on what to watch. 

 

February 20, 2018

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Feb 20, 2018

Entertainment

What is the future of viewing experiences?

Television viewing used to be an activity which usually involved the whole family, who'd come together to enjoy a movie or a show together.

 

This has changed drastically over the past few years. Now, most if not all family members possess a smartphone, tablet or a laptop, enabling them to stream shows and movies of their choice. Increasingly, machine learning algorithms are also playing a key role in our viewing habits, offering personalised suggestions on what to watch. 

 

February 20, 2018

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Feb 16, 2018

Healthcare

4 ways wearables are going to be more health focused in future.

It's fair to say that wearables have now replaced all the fancy watches, and other accessories, which occupied wrists for a long while. The demand for wearables has skyrocketed so much that Apple sold more Apple Watches than the whole Swiss Watch Industry in 2017.

February 16, 2018

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Feb 14, 2018

Events

How to gain the commercial edge at PNL 2018

Later this month I'll be heading across the country with a fine hedgehog in the form of our Chief XR Officer Shaun Allan, as we travel to the city of Manchester for a couple of days.

February 14, 2018

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Feb 13, 2018

Development

P is for Policy: Upcoming changes to Google Play

As we get into the swing of 2018, attention is starting to turn towards what the next version of Android will bring, and what we can expect to see from Google. If the past few years is anything to go by, we can expect the first developer SDK preview to drop between the middle and end of March, giving us an insight into the new features and capabilities of the upcoming Android P release.

February 13, 2018

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Feb 02, 2018

Development

Understanding how to improve query optimisation in Django.

I've found it really intriguing how fast people learn Django. Because of it's simplicity & effectiveness, it appears that it's quite appealing to newbies.

 

February 02, 2018

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Feb 01, 2018

Innovation

How to approach the development of voice UI

On Tuesday 30th January, hedgehog lab hosted its fourth instalment of flagship event Innovate Now. With focus on voice-activated solutions, we were joined by Amazon's Andrea Muttoni and Northumbrian Water's Martin Jackson.

February 01, 2018

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Jan 24, 2018

Community

hedgehog lab walking club completes an 18 mile trek for Mind

At 7:43am on Saturday 20th January, you were probably tucked up in bed. At Newcastle Railway Station however, a rare phenomenon was occuring.

January 24, 2018

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Jan 19, 2018

Fintech

How can finance organisations improve their offerings?

Finance is an industry that has been radically disrupted over the past few years. Innovation has transformed offerings within the sector - and the results have left customer expectations higher than ever before.

January 19, 2018

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