The current Nike+ FuelBand bracelet tracks your jogging, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. As one example, Nike slapped those bracelets on audience members at a Sleigh Bells show at SXSW, and made the colors of an the entire building change to reflect how hard the crowd was dancing.
That was neat, but it’s hardly something the average FuelBand user could pull off. However, they should be able to do similarly wacky things with their new FuelBands pretty soon.
Présenté à l'occasion de l'European lab des Nuits sonores, le guide Entreprendre dans les industries culturelles est une initiative de la Direction générale des médias et des industries culturelles (DGMIC), qui recense et présente 91 dispositifs...
2013-05-13 Booz&Co - Un rapport de Booz&Co tente de fournir une vue complète de l'impact que la transition numérique a eu sur le secteur des industries culturelles, avec une analyse des impacts sur les consommateurs, les auteurs, les distributeurs...
Shazam, a company mostly known for its music identification app, has hired Rich Riley as its new CEO. Riley comes from high up on the corporate ladder (formerly Executive Vice President Americas at Yahoo), but he's only one piece in the company's larger roadmap, which includes going plans to go public.
As an entertainment industry, games has been rivalling movies for some time now, making it an enticing area for musicians, whether they're hoping to get their work licensed for use in games, or to compose original music for soundtracks.
Songkick today announced the official launch of Detour, which it has been successfully trialing in a small invite-only beta until now. At risk of over simplifying, the basic concept of Detour is enabling fans to help artists decide where to gig by pledging in advance for concert tickets, much in the same way PledgeMusic works but for live. In the trial 1,000 fans made 10 concerts happen in London
Google’s search capabilities are king, and they’re getting richer now with features including the use of more powerful voice recognition on mobile devices and desktops, At its Google I/O conference Wednesday, company execs introduced...
Facebook is hoping to give developers a better way to get discovered and improve Graph Search with its recently tested Sections for Timeline. Today it announced it’s finished rolling out “Sections” that show what apps you use.
Amazon is developing a range of hardware products including an audio-only streaming device and a smartphone with 3D capabilities that does not require special glasses, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Thedevelopment of another smartphone and a set-top box for streaming video on televisions has already made the news. The Wall Street Journal's sources emphasized that some or all of these products may never be released.
The surprise exit of Vevo sales chief David Kohl, who had been there since 2009, is a big cause for concern among advertisers and music industry partners who worry about disruption to a business whose primary revenue source is advertising. In the interim, Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff has taken on all key sales decisions and has appointed recruitment firm Spencer Stuart to find a chief revenue officer for the video company.