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iOS Transition Animations: The proper way to do it.

 

A Quick Introduction

 

Did you know (I only realised fairly recently!) that Apple, from iOS 7 onward, have provided UIKit APIs to apply custom animations to transitions in a pretty neat way. They allow us to define animation classes that can be applied to both push/pop transitions on a navigation stack, as well as presenting animations on modal popup transitions.

November 17, 2017

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Nov 17, 2017

Development

iOS Transition Animations: The proper way to do it.

 

A Quick Introduction

 

Did you know (I only realised fairly recently!) that Apple, from iOS 7 onward, have provided UIKit APIs to apply custom animations to transitions in a pretty neat way. They allow us to define animation classes that can be applied to both push/pop transitions on a navigation stack, as well as presenting animations on modal popup transitions.

November 17, 2017

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Oct 23, 2017

Retail

Does retail need to be more receptive to innovation?

The use of technology in retail is nothing new. For some time, the sector has been investigating automation as a means of increasing efficiency, reducing costs, raising profits and providing better customer experience. Many outlets also use cameras to monitor customer movements, identifying where they engage most with products and creating traffic heat maps to optimise store layout.

 

October 23, 2017

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Oct 20, 2017

Events

Kimberley Abbott: Why problem solving is at the core of innovation

As regular readers of this blog will know, we’ve got a cracking event lined up for the evening of Thursday, November 16.


With the rise of Augmented Reality and other immersive technology, we wanted to get people talking about the practical benefits for business.

October 20, 2017

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Oct 07, 2017

Events

Listing the most important new releases by Google

At its latest product launch event, Google announced a bunch of new devices, including the Pixel 2, Google Home Mini, Google Pixelbook, Google Home Max, Google Pixel Buds and Google Clips. The company also discussed its decision to take all hardware development in-house as part of its #madebygoogle campaign. Undoubtedly, though, the most interesting aspect of the latest line of devices is that at the core of all of them are the AI and machine learning capabilities Google has been diligently enhancing.

 

With this in mind, we will now look at the most important new releases to be announced by the tech giant. 

October 07, 2017

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Sep 29, 2017

Events

Innovate Now: How can a business benefit from AR?

Back in May, hedgehog lab proudly founded Innovate Now, an event aimed at enlightening businesses about the benefits of embracing innovation, whether theoretical or technological.

 

September 29, 2017

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Sep 27, 2017

Immersive Technologies

What is the best Augmented Reality Toolkit available?

Our first blog on Augmented Reality focused on its history, features and capabilities. It also considered the functions of ARToolKits and briefly touched upon the options available for developers. Here, we will look in more detail at the different toolkits offered by various providers, assessing their features, and weighing up their advantages and disadvantages.

September 27, 2017

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Sep 22, 2017

Immersive Technologies

What part will ARToolkits play in the growth of Augmented Reality?

The Augmented Reality (AR) market is currently valued at $2.39bn. By 2023, that figure is expected to reach US $61.39bn, growing at a CAGR of 55.71%, boosted by advancements in computer graphics, hardware, vision and UI (user interface).

September 22, 2017

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Sep 13, 2017

Events

Smile for the new Apple iPhone X.

Just before the last quarter of every year, Apple brings technology enthusiasts, bloggers and journalists together to announce new shiny devices which will be the talk of the technology town for the next few months. This year was no exception, with the company yesterday unveiling a new Apple TV, Apple Watch 3, iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X.

September 13, 2017

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