What is the Digital News Report? Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is a British research center of the University of Oxford, which deals with the media worldwide. Founded in 2006, the institute February 2019 Calendar Editable publishes the Reuters Digital News Report annually since 2012. This is one of the largest summaries of major changes in the media world.
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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Augmented Reality (AR), or augmented reality, is the computer-aided extension of the perception of reality. Added to the real world is additional digital information that can be perceived using a smartphone, tablet, head-up display, holography system or augmented reality goggles. An example of this is the smartphone game Pokémon Go or the variations of Snapchat filters. The Swedish furniture store IKEA also uses this technical development.
Customers can use an app to see what the furniture would look like in their own home. In 2018, other apps that use AR, to come on the market. In addition, AR glasses will be seen including a head of the brand Magic Leap in public. The Magic Leap One Creator Edition model includes smart glasses with six cameras and many front sensors connected to a remote control and a computer. Realistic digital objects can be created that are placed in the real world.
Virtual Reality (VR) is the perception of reality in a virtual environment, unlike AR, where the real world is no longer perceived. To experience this digital 3D world becomes a VR Bril le needed. With this technique, the virtual world can be seen, heard and felt. VR will evolve technically according to Reuters 2018. Meanwhile, she is no longer used only in the game world, but also in professional life. VR headsets are used to train delivery drivers at UPS and Walmart.
The simulations, for example, help employees to prepare for the Black Friday rush. Facebook also has a new app that uses the new technology: Facebook Spaces. With this technology, the company wants to directly connect more than a billion people by creating their own VR content. A photo is used to create virtual people who meet, talk and exchange with each other as if they were meeting in the real world.Sound assistants for the homeThe voice-based intelligent speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home are booming.
According to a Juniper Research report, 55 percent of households in the US are likely to have one in the next five years. The global hardware market will probably have a value of $ 10.6 billion by 2022. Where Amazon, with the exception of China, will dominate globally. Currently, Amazon claims with Alexa 70 percent of the market and shares it with Google.
However, the two companies are likely to face competition from Sonos, Samsung, Apple, Microsoft and possibly Facebook in the future. Apple also offers such a device since the beginning of 2018: the HomePod. In February 2019 Calendar Editable addition, these devices change our user behavior. Edison Research’s Smart Audio report showed that 65 percent of device owners listen to more music, increasing sales by ten percent.