January 2017

The amazing things VR is being used for!

2020-06-26T10:37:09+02:00January 20th, 2017|

Most of us will know about Virtual Reality and some of you will have tried the headsets. Whether you bought one, had a go on one of your friend’s headsets or tried it in store!   The headsets are all over the consumer market; however all of them are being sold for the same [...]

What is VR, AR & MR? – The basics

2020-06-26T10:37:35+02:00January 18th, 2017|

The simple answer is that these are abbreviations of some of the hottest topics in technology right now. They are all part of a family called Immersive Technologies and these allow the user to become fully immersed in a new world via various pieces of hardware.     VR - Virtual Reality   So [...]

We started using Onlim, and we love it!

2020-06-26T10:38:00+02:00January 18th, 2017|

I am writing this as CEO of Abrupt Audio Ltd, a digital media company focused on podcast production. In the last few months we started working with Onlim assisting them in creating audio content marketing in the way of their excellent podcast ‘Stories By Onlim’.   When we first started to work together, Abrupt [...]

December 2016

Automation really isn’t that scary!

2020-06-26T10:38:26+02:00December 16th, 2016|

The press made up its mind long ago about the fact that the droids will take our jobs and that robots will mean the end of man! However, this really isn’t the case as our new Stories by Onlim podcast discusses.           Automation is nothing new   In the episode [...]

November 2016

YOUR CAR is already an autonomous vehicle

2020-06-26T10:38:43+02:00November 30th, 2016|

The most famous autonomous vehicle to date might well be K.I.T.T, David Hasselhoff’s car from Knight Rider. There are certainly visions of cars like this or cars that drive themselves completely depicted on the television or in films.   In fact, Charlie Brookers black mirror shows just that, a car driven with absolutely no [...]

Robots of Westworld, a reality?

2020-06-26T10:39:06+02:00November 25th, 2016|

For those of you that haven’t seen Westworld yet, it will probably make sense to give you a quick spoiler free run down. The basics are that Anthony Hopkins’ character has created a world populated by robots that look exactly like humans.   You enter as some form of cowboy and the world is [...]

September 2016

Mindfulness… Disconnecting from technology sometimes

2020-06-26T10:39:27+02:00September 30th, 2016|

Granted it seems strange in a blog that is primarily pro-tech focused to suggest we should disconnect from technology and practise mindfulness! Turn off my phone?!?! Me?! No way….   However after a recent interview with mindfulness guru Lillian Guntsche whom has worked in the technology sector for over 10 years as a digital [...]

BOTS, the new apps?

2020-08-10T08:44:24+02:00September 29th, 2016|

1983, six months before the Macintosh launch, twenty-four years before the iPhone came out and 27 years before the iPad. A young excited Steve Jobs spoke at a conference in Aspen claiming that there was a new digital age coming where software would be downloaded over phone lines. He said it would be a [...]