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hedgehog lab at The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

Here in the lab, we're currently gearing up for the 22nd June. The date will see the start of an 80 day celebration, as Newcastle and Gateshead collaborate to host Great Exhibition of the North 2018.

 

June 04, 2018

Shaun Allan

As a Chief XR Officer, I head-up the strategic development of the VR/AR/MR division at hedgehog lab.
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Jun 04, 2018

Events

hedgehog lab at The Great Exhibition of the North 2018

Here in the lab, we're currently gearing up for the 22nd June. The date will see the start of an 80 day celebration, as Newcastle and Gateshead collaborate to host Great Exhibition of the North 2018.

 

June 04, 2018

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

Aug 02, 2017

Immersive Technologies

What is the true value of Mixed Reality?

It’s no secret that at hedgehog lab we love immersive technology. And what’s not to love? If anyone can think of more a effective digital method for engaging customers... I’ll eat my virtual hat (and that’s a promise).

August 02, 2017

Mar 16, 2017

Immersive Technologies

VR, AR & MR: new innovations in hardware

As regular readers of our blog will know, we're huge fans of immersive tech - Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality - which we believe will shape the future of business and entertainment. The research backs us up; according to the data platform Statista, headset sales will hit US$3.2bn this year, and accessories sales US$564m.

 

March 16, 2017

Feb 14, 2017

Immersive Technologies

Virtual Reality - The Innovative Game Changer

As part of our immersive strategy, my team and I spend most of our time researching technological advancements taking place across the globe. This is to ensure our clients - and indeed consumers - can make informed choices, particularly when it comes to talking to us about building stunning apps. Recently, our focus has been on virtual reality (VR), which, as my colleague Gopal Iyer highlighted in a previous blog, is set to be a game changer, shaping the future of things yet to come. 

 

February 14, 2017

Dec 23, 2015

Internet of Things

Why isn't HomeKit open source.

Open source software makes source code available for modification or enhancement by anyone. Whilst there are obvious benefits to the open source approach - individuals, mobile app developers and organisations can rapidly contribute to the code-making development process – it also has its disadvantages. One of the major drawbacks is the vulnerability of open source software on the security front, both in terms of present and future threats. 

 

December 23, 2015

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