Category: Business

  • Tokyo Ad:Tech and “Time Treasure” Android AR Game Progress

    Gary is presenting on an Ad:Tech Augmented Reality panel later this week in Tokyo going beyond simple AR business models (see this post from over a year ago) and current delivery, real world possibilities, and talking about a near term futures and opportunities, especially in the area of branded location based augmented reality games and […]

  • Social Media Counts – iPad App

    This is a brief description and support page for the October 2010 released iPad app Social Media Counts one of several non-client commissioned MUVEDesign smartphone apps. Get it via the iTunes App store now or go to the Apple App preview page 1.0 RELEASE VERSION 1.0 – Description and screen shot Social Media Counts is […]

  • MUVEDesign Development

    MUVEDesign can help you deliver a range of cutting edge projects. As well as editorial consultants and service designers (we are currently developing two in-house Augmented Reality Games plus several iPhone and Android apps) we can build and develop for clients across the following platforms: APPLE SDK We are registered iOS 4.1 developers with several […]

  • iPad 4.0 & Near Future Augmented Reality Recognition 4 Biz

    Personalizemedia.com just posted a detailed look at a video entitled Augmented Worlds Video Part One – Recognition. The focus is looking specifically at the business model implications of the widespread use of a large tablet AR device and super fast, always on tagged/recognisable content. There are other videos in the series covering education, games & […]

  • 16 Key Augmented Reality Business Models

    A cross-post from Gary Hayes’s Personalizemedia Site (with permission!) … As promised a more specific ‘commercial’ follow up to my previous post on this topic which was more ‘story’ centric. I am developing and producing a range of Augmented Reality (or if you prefer AR, ‘blended or layered media’) applications at the moment. I have […]

  • Why we create Multi Platform services

    Because who used to be our audience are now co-creators and spending time across a sea of media and devices. This counter from MUVEDesign’s Gary Hayes gives a brief insight into the torrent of social and anti-social content that only the best professional transmedia properties will be heard above the noise. Contact MUVEDesign for a […]

  • Experience and Alternate Reality Design

    A cross-post from Gary’s main media site Personalizemedia Tran-social-media-play [tran-soc-shuh-mee-dee-uh-pley] noun, verb 1 noun – a new form, a means of collaborative communication through play in constructed shared ‘media-rich’ environments 2 verb – taking part in game-like activity across and within online and offline social networks and media portals. Can we truly create meaningful immersive […]

  • Can Virtual Worlds Save TV ?

    What may save TV may also truly grow Social Virtual Worlds. As online audiences continue to ignore TV and vanilla/social virtual worlds suffer from a lack of direction, perhaps the marriage of the two will save both from irrelevancy? A report by Gary Hazlitt in various TV branded virtual world spaces. (original post on personalizemedia) […]

  • The Browser as Virtual World Final Frontier

    As I have mentioned on many of my blogs (especially Personalizemedia) virtual worlds (as 3D navigable spaces) will only really take off when there is an effective, easy to use, existing web browser implementation. We already have early entrants here such as Yoville, Vivaty, NewLively, Habbo etc: but these suffer as they are not particularly […]

  • Another Hidden ROI of Virtual Worlds – Being Green

    A nice presentation from Pierre-Olivier Carles, who does a good job of talking about a key ROI for companies today, saving money by being greener but also getting ethical brownie points for being greener.  He talks more about the presentation below on the blog post on Stonefield InWorld entitled  ‘Virtual Worlds Make Companies Greener“. The […]

  • CNN Puts it’s Foot Down in Second Life

    I received an email from Karen iReport (Second Life name obviously) that CNN have now moved on from a small ‘hub’ presence in Second Life and onto their own island – which now includes a ‘classic’ automotive theme. It is great to see a positive growth move from CNN given the exit of Reuters not […]

  • Extending Entertainment Into Virtual Worlds

    I have talked a lot about Mixed Reality Entertainment on my media blog personalizemedia and how one of the most innovative uses of virtual space is to extend the TV or Film property into a 24/7, participatory environment.  The reason for doing this is to drive traffic to the TV or Film but also to […]

  • 15 great myth-busting, women vs men stat articles about Games

    I was looking for one place on the web that had a list of the mix of male and females across the ‘game/virtual world’ space. I have actually found it useful to quote many of these stats to clients who still believe console games, online ‘quest’ based games and virtual worlds are still the domain […]

  • The Virtual Worlds Hype Cycle for 2009

    We are well into 2009 and there is a lot of news popping about the likely growth of social virtual worlds and their adoption. As a tangent game based virtual worlds are also still in relative growth as covered in SMH’s post Video games thrash movies and DVD, referring to the shift in Australia and […]

  • Advertising & Marketing for Social Virtual Worlds

    A presentation I gave last month at the Online Networking and Business Collaboration conference. This is one of twenty or so I did on a similar topic (engaging with virtual world inhabitants and game players) through 2008. The presentation broadly looks at 4 key areas The Actual Audience – who they are, what their demo […]