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Top 50 Multimedia Trends in July

From Motion-Sensing Music Systems to Wearable VR Backpacks

— July 31, 2016 — Tech
These July 2016 multimedia trends range from wearable VR backpacks to motion-sensing music systems like 'Point Motion,' an audio device that translates human movement into sound that can be later used to create rhythmic combinations.

Other July 2016 multimedia standouts include interactive album release parties like a recent event hosted by indie rock icons Radiohead. Radiohead's latest album 'A Moon Shaped Pool' was celebrated with an event series that took place in various record store locations across the globe. Those who were unable to attend could experience the interactive parties virtually by following all the fun online, through social media channels or with live-streams made by attendees.

In addition to a handful of music-themed examples, other standouts include professionally themed photo editors like a sophisticated tool that helps to take mobile selfies to a level of cinematic quality.
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Filmmaker Demo Apps
Filmmaker Demo Apps
The 'Reel.ly' Platform Enables Actors and Filmmakers to Make Demo Reels Easily
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48
Interactive Album Release Parties
Interactive Album Release Parties
Radiohead is Celebrating Their New Album with Free Merchandise
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47
Daily Playlist Subscriptions
Daily Playlist Subscriptions
Apple Music's 'For You' Offers Curated Music Based on Taste
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46
Website Font Editors
Website Font Editors
Change Fonts and Features on Any Website with the FontFit App
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45
Intelligent Voice Memo Editors
Intelligent Voice Memo Editors
The Eddie App Streamlines the Editing of Voice Memos
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44
Motion-Sensing Music Systems
Motion-Sensing Music Systems
The Point Motion System Translates Movements Into Music
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43
Amplified Electric Guitars
Amplified Electric Guitars
This New Electric Guitar Pumps Sound Out Through a Dual Speaker Setup
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42
Rhythm-Tapping Devices
Rhythm-Tapping Devices
This Rhythm Machine Lets You Tap and Record Percussive Beats
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41
Supercomputer Art Projects
Supercomputer Art Projects
This Art and Science Project Had Artists Collaborate with IBM Watson
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40
Free Urban Music Cubes
Free Urban Music Cubes
The Temple is a Concrete Square that Plays Music for the Public Area
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39
Cubic Child-Centric Speakers
Cubic Child-Centric Speakers
The Speaker Cube Teaches Children About the Concepts Of Sound
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38
VR Music Systems
VR Music Systems
'The Music Room' Creates Real Music with Virtual Instruments
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37
Morphing Candy Billboards
Morphing Candy Billboards
This Ad for Snickers Candy Bars Surprises with Facial Recognition Tech
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36
Cinematic Selfie-Editing Tools
Cinematic Selfie-Editing Tools
'Lollicam' is an App That Allows Users to Edit Selfies in Real-Time
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35
Gamified Distracted Driving Apps
Gamified Distracted Driving Apps
The 'ten&two' App Rewards Drivers for Not Checking Their Phone
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34
Gesture-Controlled Audio Devices
Gesture-Controlled Audio Devices
The Soli Gadget Can Be Used to Orchestrate Symphonies of Sound
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33
Commercial VR Headsets
Commercial VR Headsets
The HTC Vive Business Edition Headset is Ready for the Business Environment
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32
Mobile Loyalty Program Platforms
Mobile Loyalty Program Platforms
CARDFREE Creates Mobile Rewards Programs for Large Merchants
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31
Gamified Kitchen Cleanup Apps
Gamified Kitchen Cleanup Apps
The 'Who Made Coffee' Platform Helps Keep Office Kitchens Clean
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30
Prescription VR Lenses
Prescription VR Lenses
This DIY Prescription Lens Adapter was Created for the Oculus Rift
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29
Virtual Wingman Applications
Virtual Wingman Applications
'Wingman Barney' is a Virtual Assistant for Online Daters
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28
Augmented Reality Earbuds
Augmented Reality Earbuds
These Smart Earbuds Carry Out Real-Time Audio Filtering
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27
VR Swimming Lessons
VR Swimming Lessons
Children Can Overcome Their Fear of Water with This New Program
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26
Chinese eSports Streaming Platforms
Chinese eSports Streaming Platforms
'Longzhu TV' is an Alternative Streaming Service for Gamers
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25
VR Pride Parades
VR Pride Parades
Google's 'Pride for Everyone' Captures Pride Celebrations in 360 Degrees
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24
Powerfully Precise Audio Systems
Powerfully Precise Audio Systems
The Phantom Gold Offers 4,500-Watts of Power For Deep Base Songs
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23
Indestructible Music Players
Indestructible Music Players
The Astell & Kern AK JR Portable Audio Device Has an Aluminum Build
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22
VR Console Game Controllers
VR Console Game Controllers
The PlayStation VR Aim Controller Provides Unparalleled Tracking
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21
Bluetooth Briefcase Speakers
Bluetooth Briefcase Speakers
The G-Boom Wireless Sound System is Designed for Party Music
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20
Old-School Mac Emojis
Old-School Mac Emojis
Apple's 'Classic Mac' Emojis Bring Back iMac Imagery
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19
Inexpensive All-in-One VR Headsets
Inexpensive All-in-One VR Headsets
The V3 Virtual Reality Computer Headsets are Powerful and Cheap
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18
Small Business Loyalty Programs
Small Business Loyalty Programs
'flok' is a Customer Engagement App for Small Business Owners
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17
Wearable Necklace Speakers
Wearable Necklace Speakers
This Wearable Speaker Lets You Enjoy Hands-Free Music and Chat
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16
Trailblazing 4K Projectors
Trailblazing 4K Projectors
Optoma's New Projector Can Project a Huge Screen From Two Inches Away
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15
VR Theme Park Attractions
VR Theme Park Attractions
This Company is Bringing VR and Mixed Reality to China's Theme Parks
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14
Telecom-Connected Multimedia Projectors
Telecom-Connected Multimedia Projectors
The ZTE Spro 2 is Now Available from T-Mobile
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13
3D Entertainment Projectors
3D Entertainment Projectors
The Sony Full HD 3D Home Theater Projector Offers Enhanced Technology
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12
Portable Smart Home Projectors
Portable Smart Home Projectors
The 'Hal 2010' Projector from Studio Montag is Versatile
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11
Touchscreen Computer Projectors
Touchscreen Computer Projectors
The 'PaperLight' Computer Projector Turns a PC into a Smart Board
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10
Incentivized Household Chore Apps
Incentivized Household Chore Apps
The OurHome App Rewards Family Members for Doing Various Chores
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9
Pixelated Superhero Portraits
Pixelated Superhero Portraits
This French Artist Creates Adorable Pixel Superheroes
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8
Wearable VR Computer Packs
Wearable VR Computer Packs
The Alienware VR Backpack Computer Frees Users from Stationary PCs
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7
Handbag Authentication Tags
Handbag Authentication Tags
Maria&Donato Uses NFC Tags to Ensure Originality
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6
Arboreal Retro Turntables
Arboreal Retro Turntables
The Audiowood Barky Turntable Plays Vinyl On a Slice of a Tree Trunk
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5
VR Fitness Platforms
VR Fitness Platforms
Holodia is Using VR Technology to Make Fitness More Fun and Accessible
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4
Fashion-Forward VR Glasses
Fashion-Forward VR Glasses
'Dlodlo Glass V1' is a Pair of VR Glasses for the Modern Gamer
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3
DIY Toy Store Figurines
DIY Toy Store Figurines
The 3DplusMe Kiosks Allow Consumers to Create Personalized Action Figures
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2
VR Gaming Cafes
VR Gaming Cafes
This Partnership Will Bring VR Content to China's Gaming Cafes
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1
Digital Dome Installations
Digital Dome Installations
teamLab's Immersive Installation is Set in an Ethereal Enviroment
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