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Imaging as a Service is the next big step

Imaging as a Service is the next big step

We are witnessing the emergence of Imaging as a Service. Our economy is shifting from an ownership based model to an access based model. Consumers are seeking greater value from products and services, while at the same time redefining their relationship with their physical ‘stuff’. This is often called the sharing or access economy, and it will also change imaging. Own Less Stuff This access-based economy has been one of the main drivers of disruption in many industries like travel, transportion and entertainment. The most obvious examples of new incumbents in this space are Uber and AirBNB. Other superstars of
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Imaging Mind presents: HACK THE VISUAL

Imaging Mind presents: HACK THE VISUAL

Imaging Mind is proud to present HACK THE VISUAL. A 48-hour hackathon in London, UK. From Friday June 26 until Sunday June 28, we’ll be occupying the premises of IDEA London for a visual culture themed hackathon! 100+ hackers, makers, designers, developers and visual artists come together in the heart of London for a 48-hour community hackathon to collaboratively unlock the next level in visual culture. Photo, video and other imagery form our building blocks. Anyone with a passion for visuals, regardless of whether that stems from a technology or an art perspective is welcome. If you can create, design, program, or feel
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The perfection of computer generated imagery

The perfection of computer generated imagery

You don’t need to shoot the perfect photo anymore. You can simply create it. During the last couple of weeks you may have read this article: IKEA’s catalogue contains around 70% of computer generated imagery. No photos here, ‘merely’ generated graphics based on technical blueprints, rendered, shaded and positioned just right to show you the product ‘in action’. And – of course – to get you to go out and buy it. That people are surprised by this is fascinating. After all, it’s been known for years that items are made to look perfect in their product shots. One of
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The frightening future of virtual reality

The frightening future of virtual reality

A few weeks ago we attended the first Dutch VR Meetup at the Rockstart headquarters in Amsterdam. As the name indicates, the meetup was completely focused on the Oculus Rift and its brethren. Many headsets were present to provide a peek into virtual reality video images and computer generated worlds. Some of them even supported by strange contraptions.
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Monitoring Wildlife

Monitoring Wildlife

The Dutch TNO institute and primate zoo Apenheul Foundation have joined forces for their new project “Gorillas in the Cloud“. Apenheul is an ‘open zoo’ where primates live freely without cages. The idea of the project being to monitor the gorillas present.
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