From Collaborative Inbox Apps to Automated Personal Beacons

By: Laura McQuarrie - Oct 29, 2014
Many of these October 2014 multimedia ideas revolve around entertainment, efficiency or both. When it comes to streamlining life in general, there are several neat beacon devices that are popping up now for personal use, making it easier than ever to create a home that is intuitive, responsive and smart without the need to install a high-tech home system.

Outside of the home, some of the most innovative multimedia applications reimagine familiar forms, bringing new life and excitement to theater screens, mirrors, sports fields, runways and shop windows, changing the way we experience physical activity, shopping and watching movies.

A great example of where entertainment and efficiency intersect in a practical application is the ICUmini, which hides an advanced home security system in plain sight in the frames of paintings.