It’s hard to keep up with the seemingly endless supply of product launches taking off from the inventive tech industry. Whether it’s a wow-factor gizmo with futuristic AR, a smart-phone that can bend, or a self-driving car controlled by an app, tech-heads are answering questions quicker than you can ask them. In this first edition of Grammatik Agency’s new series, Top-5-Tech highlights some of the standout technologies and tech-news we’ve come across recently.
1) If you consider yourself a bit of a tech enthusiast, you've probably scrolled through your LinkedIn timeline and seen a breadth of interesting concepts for AR and VR.
Real Chromatic caught our eye recently with their incredible on-screen concept called realAR. As shown in the video, the screen tracks the movements and positioning of the person in front, creating a realistic sense of depth and a 360-scope that’s similar to Virtual Reality. Users can also move images without touching the screen.
2) Consumers around the world are actively becoming more conscious of their environmental impact. Reducing excess waste is a top priority for many, and some of the best minds in tech are developing ways to tackle it head-on.
Too Good to Go is an app that allows businesses and individuals to sell food they would otherwise chuck out. It’s a win-win for consumers and businesses alike, providing an opportunity to make new customers and reduce waste.
3) Explorers of No Man Sky’s ambitiously large universe will be able to take a front row seat in this latest update.
Explore space and traverse alien planets with a VR Headset; one small step for man, one giant leap for 'no-man' kind…
4) There’s been a steady rise in innovative tech solutions in the banking industry, with Monzo and Revolut taking the world of personal finance by storm. It was only a matter of time before a multi-national brand cashed in on the trend.
Forged from titanium, this slick new card will automatically provide 3% back on any Apple store purchases.
5) The final frontier of consumer streaming is arguably gaming, with Netflix, Spotify, and their competitors already established as platforms for film and music.
With Google Stadia, users will be able to stream the latest high-spec games from the cloud without needing a powerful processor, or mass amounts of hard-drive space for downloads. Is this the future of mainstream gaming?