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Top 50 Multimedia Trends in August

From Sports-Only Streaming Solutions to VR Dolphin Experiences

— July 31, 2020 — Tech
These August 2020 multimedia innovations range from sports-only streaming solutions to VR dolphin experiences.

When it comes to notable tech, standouts include a recent Jaguar Land Rover and Cambridge University partnership resulting in a new touchless screen that can be used in cars. "The new display system can be used to help keep a driver's attention on the road, as it eliminates the need for direct contact with the car controls and streamlines controls" and boasts gesture-tracking tech.

When it comes to entertainment, these August 2020 multimedia innovations include ‘Football’s Next Wave,' a new YouTube docuseries by sportswear brand New Balance. The series follows athletes who gained success after facing unusual setbacks and challenges. The branded programming was created in partnership with creative agency ZAK and spotlights athletes from the UK, Atlanta and Japan.
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Sports Livestream Partnerships
Sports Livestream Partnerships
BT Sport and Sportradar Partnered to Stream a Play-Off Match
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Contactless Car Displays
Contactless Car Displays
Jaguar Land Rover and Cambridge University Created a Touchless Screen
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Digitally Rendered Crowd Partnerships
Digitally Rendered Crowd Partnerships
Fox Sports Will Broadcast MLB Games with Digital Crowds
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Shoppable TV Events
Shoppable TV Events
The Syfy Network Will Air a Shoppable TV Event with a New Checkout Tool
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46
Video-Integrated Podcast Platforms
Video-Integrated Podcast Platforms
Spotify Now Has Video Podcast Content for Select Shows
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45
AI-Powered Animation Libraries
AI-Powered Animation Libraries
Disney Created a Facial Recognition System Named the Content Genome
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44
Adaptive Parametric Design Tools
Adaptive Parametric Design Tools
The New Finch System Can Generate Adaptive Floor-Plans
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43
Prosumer Audiophile Headsets
Prosumer Audiophile Headsets
The Avantone Pro Planar Headphones are Ideal for Mixing and More
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42
VR Dolphin Experiences
VR Dolphin Experiences
VR Therapies Created a Cruelty-Free Experience for Swimming with Dolphins
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41
Social Branded Profile Tests
Social Branded Profile Tests
Snapchat is Testing Brand Profile Pages with Many Companies
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40
Soccer-Themed Branded Documentaries
Soccer-Themed Branded Documentaries
New Balance Launched a Docuseries Named 'Football's Next Wave'
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39
Podcast Platform Acquisitions
Podcast Platform Acquisitions
SirusXM Recently Purchased the Stitcher Platform for Ad Targeting
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38
Precision Pixel-Dense Monitors
Precision Pixel-Dense Monitors
The Samsung Odyssey G7 Gaming Monitor Has QLED Technology
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37
Audio News Article Formats
Audio News Article Formats
Apple News is Adding Audio Articles and Daily Podcast Episodes
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36
AI-Powered Streaming Solutions
AI-Powered Streaming Solutions
The New NVIDIA Shield TV Boasts a Powerful Processor and More
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35
Magnetically Powered Headsets
Magnetically Powered Headsets
The Audeze Penrose Wireless Planar Magnetic Headset Has Low Latency
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34
Motivating Exercise App Features
Motivating Exercise App Features
Peloton Quests Includes a New Gamified Feature for the Mobile App
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33
Live Streaming Partnerships
Live Streaming Partnerships
Twitch and Entercom are Partnering to Host Live Video Streams
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32
Customizable Workout Playlists
Customizable Workout Playlists
Spotify Created a Workout Mix Tool Named Soundtrack Your Workout
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31
All-Day Comfort Headphones
All-Day Comfort Headphones
The Denon AH-GC30 Headphones Have FreeEdge Drivers Inside and More
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30
Influencer Livestream Platforms
Influencer Livestream Platforms
The Amazon Influencer Program Created a Dedicated Content Platform
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29
Virtual Cycling Tours
Virtual Cycling Tours
Professional Cyclists Will Be Competing in a Virtual Tour De France
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28
Branded Podcast Series Launches
Branded Podcast Series Launches
Kraft Heinz Created a Podcast Series Named 'Table Stakes'
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27
Digital Fan Experiences
Digital Fan Experiences
The NBA Will Rely on Microsoft Teams to Create Virtual Crowds at Games
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26
AR Sunglasses Experiences
AR Sunglasses Experiences
Bollé Created a New Sunglasses Try-On Feature Through Instagram
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25
Video Platform Comment Replies
Video Platform Comment Replies
Google Added a SmartReply Feature to the YouTube Platform
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Interactive Voice Ads
Interactive Voice Ads
Pandora is Testing Interactive Voice Ads for Access to Playback Features
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23
Sports-Only Streaming Solutions
Sports-Only Streaming Solutions
The OmniView Sports 'GameChangr' Allows for Easy Game Watching
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22
Double-Sized PC Displays
Double-Sized PC Displays
The Philips 498P9 Brilliance Monitor Has a SuperWide 49-Inch Screen
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21
Site Optimization Tools
Site Optimization Tools
Google Improved Its Test My Site Feature Providing Tools for Marketers
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20
Virtual Crowd Beer Promotions
Virtual Crowd Beer Promotions
Michelob Ultra Launched Virtual Crowd Promotion with the NBA
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19
Holistic Family-Monitoring Cameras
Holistic Family-Monitoring Cameras
The 'CareVision' Camera Helps with Security and More
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18
Health-Tracking Camera Systems
Health-Tracking Camera Systems
The Amcrest Thermal Body Temperature Camera System is Easy to Use
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17
Dedicated Video Call Displays
Dedicated Video Call Displays
The Dten ME Teleconferencing Display Has Zoom Software Built In
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16
Audio-Adjusting Soundbars
Audio-Adjusting Soundbars
The LG Sound Bar GX Optimizes Audio for Movies and Shows
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15
Vibrant AI-Created Designs
Vibrant AI-Created Designs
The AI System Dubbed 'Nikolay Ironov' Fooled Clients for A Year
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14
Exterior 2K Resolution Cameras
Exterior 2K Resolution Cameras
The Anker eufyCam 2 Pro Has Free Local Video Storage and More
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13
Virtual Operating-Room Experiences
Virtual Operating-Room Experiences
Osso VR is Employed in Hospitals Throughout the United States
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12
Cost-Effective Self-Service Ads
Cost-Effective Self-Service Ads
Hulu Created a New Self-service Ad Tool for Small Companies
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11
Minimalist Cement Speakers
Minimalist Cement Speakers
These Vonschloo Cement Speakers Come in Two Model Choices
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10
Sound-Optimizing Living Room Speakers
Sound-Optimizing Living Room Speakers
The Conceptual 'sound/spot' Speaker Targets Audio
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9
Quick-Pair Noise Cancellation Earbuds
Quick-Pair Noise Cancellation Earbuds
The OnePlus Buds Have Dolby Atmos Support and More
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8
Opulent Egg-Shaped Speakers
Opulent Egg-Shaped Speakers
The Pantheone 'I' Speaker Delivers Impeccable Sound Quality
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7
Video Shopping Platform Releases
Video Shopping Platform Releases
Google Released the Shoploop Platform with 90 Second Videos
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6
Next-Gen Video Displays
Next-Gen Video Displays
Sony's Eye-Sensing Light Field Display Shares Engaging Video Experiences
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5
Elegantly Finished Floor Speakers
Elegantly Finished Floor Speakers
The Bowers & Wilkins 705 Signature Standmount Speaker is Stylish
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4
Contactless Beverage Machines
Contactless Beverage Machines
Coca-cola Created Contactless Technology for Its Freestyle Fountains
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3
Wearable 5K Cinema Headsets
Wearable 5K Cinema Headsets
The Cinera Edge Headset Creates an Immersive Viewing Experience
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2
Customizable Handheld Printer Peripherals
Customizable Handheld Printer Peripherals
The EVEBOT 'PrintPods' Allow for Printing on Any Surface
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VR-Enhanced Virtual Events
VR-Enhanced Virtual Events
Igloo Vision Works with Its Clients to Provide Memorable Experiences
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