Interactive Narratives Bring New Depth to xR Storytelling

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Client-Only, Imaging & Video, Insights, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Over the last few years, subscription video on demand (SVOD) has created a platform where viewers could watch an almost endless library of content whenever they wanted, taking control away from broadcasters and cable companies. Now, interactive videos are primed to disrupt the entertainment ecosystem again.   Interactive, choose-your-own-adventure content is turning a traditional production on its head, gamifying the … Read More

Is Augmented Reality the Next Big Concert Hit?

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Client-Only, Insights, Large Displays, Location-Based Entertainment, Location-Based xR Intelligence Service, Media & Entertainment

In this age of elaborate music festivals, high-budget halftime shows, and ever more amazing mega-tours, artists are constantly looking for new ways to make a splash. In the competition to create the most memorable shows, the big stars of the music industry are experimenting with innovative stage design, special effects, and technology. Augmented reality is the latest technology for artists … Read More

The Snapchat Camera: Will Snap’s Latest Augmented Reality Features Accelerate User & Revenue Growth?

Clifton Dawson, CEO Clifton Dawson, CEO Advertising, Augmented Reality, Client-Only, Insights, Media & Entertainment

Greenlight Insights will release a new report on the Snapchat platform with the latest on its camera and augmented-related initiatives. For more on the report, view The Snapchat Camera Research Note, or contact hello@greenlightinsights.com to gain access to this report. Snap, the camera and social media company behind ephemeral messaging service Snapchat, held its inaugural Snap Partners Summit in Los … Read More

Medicine and xR: Virtual and Augmented Reality Are Making Their Way Through Various Healthcare Initiatives

Ben Delaney, Chief Analyst Ben Delaney, Chief Analyst Client-Only, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Insights, Virtual Reality

Healthcare professionals are always looking at technology for new and better ways to treat, train, and explain. The Virtual Medicine Conference, held March 27-28, 2019 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, brought together 400 medical and technical professionals to examine the value of xR in medicine. There were 30 presentations and 21 exhibits. Healthcare applications that were discussed included … Read More

Quest is Oculus’ Biggest Bet Yet on Social Virtual Reality

Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Alexis Macklin, Research Manager Apps & Games, Client-Only, Head-Mounted Displays, Media & Entertainment, Virtual Reality, Virtual Reality Intelligence Service

Oculus is prepping Quest to appeal to a new, highly sought after segment of consumers embracing virtual reality for entertainment purposes. However, unlike the launches of Go, Rift, or even the Touch controllers, Oculus is launching its newest headset with its largest and most diverse lineup of titles yet. Greenlight Insights is prepping to field the 2019 VR and AR … Read More