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Top 65 Multimedia Trends in June

From Branded Taco Livestreams to Curated Cinema Platforms

— July 1, 2020 — Tech
These June 2020 multimedia innovations range from curated cinema platforms to branded taco livestreams like Mccormick and Drew Barrymore's recent Taco Tuesday stream that was hosted for charity.

With consumers continuing to social distance during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, brands and social media platforms are re-prioritizing engaging virtual experiences and are taking video chat platforms to new heights with improved personalization features.

Some examples to note include USAA's recent AR Snapchat Lens that was launched in celebration of US veterans and in time for the recent Memorial Day holiday. Additional standouts include livestreaming gift cards by interactive gaming platform Twitch -- "currently available in the United States with either $25, $50, $100, or $200" -- and the conceptual 'CDend' CD player by 250 Design that marries nostalgia with contemporary materials and details.
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Activity
Freshness
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TV-Compatible Mobile Content Platforms
TV-Compatible Mobile Content Platforms
The Quibi App Will Have AirPlay Compatibility for Streaming
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64
Lugelo Free Online Journal
Lugelo Free Online Journal
Everyone has a Story to Tell. Tell Yours on Lugelo
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63
Mobile Streaming Service Previews
Mobile Streaming Service Previews
Quibi is Now Previewing Content on the YouTube Platform
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62
Music App Transition Tools
Music App Transition Tools
YouTube Music Can Move Content from Google Play Music with a New Tool
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61
Portable Analog Step Sequencers
Portable Analog Step Sequencers
Make Noise's 0-CTRL is a Fully Analog Step Sequencer
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60
Privacy-Centric Video Calls
Privacy-Centric Video Calls
The Brave Browser Has Private Video Calls with No Participant Limits
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59
Accessible Navigation Apps
Accessible Navigation Apps
Google Maps Can Now Highlight Accessible Locations with a New Feature
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58
Pronunciation Translation Features
Pronunciation Translation Features
Google Lens Can Help Users Pronounce Translated Words
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57
Burrito App Customization Features
Burrito App Customization Features
The Chipotle App Has a New Complete Customization Feature
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56
Branded Taco Livestreams
Branded Taco Livestreams
Mccormick and Drew Barrymore Hosted a A Taco Tuesday Stream for Charity
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55
Mobile-Integrated Debit Cards
Mobile-Integrated Debit Cards
Samsung Pay Will Be Expanded with a Debit Card in the Summer
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54
Family-Focused Group Video Calls
Family-Focused Group Video Calls
Google Duo Added a New 'Family Mode' Along with Fun Features
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53
Merchant-Focused App Collaborations
Merchant-Focused App Collaborations
The New Shopify App Allows People to Sell Items on Pinterest
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52
Veteran-Themed Multimedia AR Lenses
Veteran-Themed Multimedia AR Lenses
USAA Created an AR Snapchat Lens the Memorial Day Holiday
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51
Global Reading-Assistance Apps
Global Reading-Assistance Apps
Google Released Its Read Along App to 180 Different Countries
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50
Activity-Focused Social Platforms
Activity-Focused Social Platforms
The Pinterest Platform Has New Features to Help Project Planning
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49
Soccer Platform Market Expansions
Soccer Platform Market Expansions
The Dugout Soccer Platform is Coming to the US and Canada
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48
Shared Queue Playlists
Shared Queue Playlists
Spotify's Group Sessions Connects Premium Users in Real-Time
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47
Specialized Noise Isolation Headphones
Specialized Noise Isolation Headphones
The Dali IO-6 Immersive Noise Canceling Headphones are Chic
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46
Immersive Home Theater Soundbars
Immersive Home Theater Soundbars
The Sonos Arc Premium Smart Soundbar Has a 45-Inch Design
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45
Social Media Deal Sharing
Social Media Deal Sharing
TikTok Launched the Small Gestures Feature with Shareable Branded Deals
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44
Instantaneous Connectivity Earbuds
Instantaneous Connectivity Earbuds
The realme Buds Air Neo Feature Google Fast Pair
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43
Summer-Ready Wireless Earphones
Summer-Ready Wireless Earphones
Apple's Powerbeats Pro Earphones Now Come in 4 Summer-Ready Hues
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42
Subwoofer-Equipped Smart Soundbars
Subwoofer-Equipped Smart Soundbars
The Yamaha YAS-109 Has 120W of Output, Dual Subwoofers and More
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41
Digital Dance Party Games
Digital Dance Party Games
Distance Disco Supports Connection Through Music & Dancing
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40
Virtual Brunch Competitions
Virtual Brunch Competitions
Whistle Out is Looking to Hire Someone to Host Virtual Brunches
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39
Video-Integrated Podcast Platforms
Video-Integrated Podcast Platforms
Spotify is Now Testing Video Podcasts on the Platform
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38
AR Sneaker-Finding Campaigns
AR Sneaker-Finding Campaigns
Nike Launched an AR Mobile Campaign for Sneaker Enthusiasts in Brazil
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37
Commission-Eliminated Music Platforms
Commission-Eliminated Music Platforms
Bandcamp Removed Commission Fees to Support Artists
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36
AR-Integrated Mobile Search Engines
AR-Integrated Mobile Search Engines
Google Created Ar Lessons Users Conducting Mobile Searches
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35
Multi-Angle Audio Soundbars
Multi-Angle Audio Soundbars
The Sony HT-G700 Dolby Atmos Soundbar Immerses Users in Content
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34
Responsive eSports PC Monitors
Responsive eSports PC Monitors
The ViewSonic Elite XG270 Offers Immersive Graphics and More
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33
Livestreaming Gift Cards
Livestreaming Gift Cards
Twitch Now Offers Virtual Gift Cards That Can Be Redeemed on the Platform
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32
HD Audio Entertainment Projectors
HD Audio Entertainment Projectors
The Yamaha YSP-5600 Digital Sound Projector Has 46 Speakers
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31
Professional Video Chat Platforms
Professional Video Chat Platforms
Facebook Launched Workplace Rooms to Host Professional Meetings
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30
Beverage-Branded Music Platforms
Beverage-Branded Music Platforms
Coke Launches a New Music Streaming Platform Named the BeApp
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29
Curated Cinema Streaming Services
Curated Cinema Streaming Services
Alamo On Demand Offers Curated Rentals for Cinephiles
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28
AI-Music Video Editing
AI-Music Video Editing
The Trash App Can Now Edit Different Types of Videos with a New Feature
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27
Customizable VR Training Systems
Customizable VR Training Systems
Doghead Simulations Has Three VR Training Options Available
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26
Inaugural AR Cosmetic Lenses
Inaugural AR Cosmetic Lenses
L'Oréal Created the First Ever Ar Lenses for the Snap Desktop App
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25
Golf-Friendly Wireless Speakers
Golf-Friendly Wireless Speakers
The Bushnell Wingman GPS Speaker Offers 10 Hours of Use Per Charge
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24
Immersive Imagery Smart Televisions
Immersive Imagery Smart Televisions
The realme Smart Android TV Has a Crisp LED Display
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23
Social Media Analytics Dashboards
Social Media Analytics Dashboards
Conviva Launched a TikTok Analytics Tool for Advertisers
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22
Custom Noise Control Headphones
Custom Noise Control Headphones
The Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 Have an Over-Ear Design
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21
Branded Dinner Party Streams
Branded Dinner Party Streams
Chili's and DoorDash are live streaming a YouTube Dinner Party
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20
Restaurant-Sponsored Virtual Proms
Restaurant-Sponsored Virtual Proms
Chipotle is Hosting a Virtual Prom After-Party on Instagram
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19
80s-Inspired Bluetooth Boomboxes
80s-Inspired Bluetooth Boomboxes
The RepliTronics M90 Mini Boombox is Retro with Modern Functions
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18
Creative Polyrhythmic Analog Synthesizers
Creative Polyrhythmic Analog Synthesizers
Moog Music Releases the Subharmonicon Semi-Modular Synth
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17
Social Media Wellness Features
Social Media Wellness Features
Instagram Guides is a New Feature Offering Curated Wellness Advice
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16
Backyard 4K QLED TVs
Backyard 4K QLED TVs
Samsung's the Terrace Outdoor Smart TV is Water and Dust-Resistant
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15
Enveloping 3D Audio Soundbars
Enveloping 3D Audio Soundbars
The Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos Soundbar is Powerful Yet Slim
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14
Augmented Reality Communication Platforms
Augmented Reality Communication Platforms
Frontdoor's Streem Seamlessly Enables Remote Service
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13
Noise-Cancelling Conference Headsets
Noise-Cancelling Conference Headsets
The Logitech Zone Wired Headset is Microsoft Teams-Certified
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12
Video Conference Clones
Video Conference Clones
Coors Light's Clone Machine Creates a Stand-In for Video Conference Chats
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11
Experiential 3D Holograph Displays
Experiential 3D Holograph Displays
Avalon Holographics Was Invited to 48Hrs in the Valley
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10
AR-Powered Jewelry Try Ons
AR-Powered Jewelry Try Ons
Kendra Scott Created a Mobile AR Tool to Try on Different Jewelry
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9
Topographic Illuminating Speakers
Topographic Illuminating Speakers
The Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3 Speaker Offers 360-Degree Audio
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8
Flavor-Synthesizing Devices
Flavor-Synthesizing Devices
Homei Miyashita Uses Electrically Charged Gel in Flavor Device
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7
Livestream Virtual Reality Tours
Livestream Virtual Reality Tours
HOMGROUP Provides Accessible Home-Viewing Options During COVID-19
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6
Mixed-Reality Workspace Concepts
Mixed-Reality Workspace Concepts
Facebook's AR/VR Demo Goes Beyond the Limits of Physical Screens
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5
Galaxy-Inspired Speaker Units
Galaxy-Inspired Speaker Units
The Conceptual 'Black Hole Speaker' by Arvin Maleki is Ethereal
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4
Carved Stone Headphone Protectors
Carved Stone Headphone Protectors
The Portrait Stone AirPods Pro Case Calls Easter Island to Mind
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3
Elegant Futuristic CD Players
Elegant Futuristic CD Players
The Conceptual 'CDend' CD Player by 250 Design is Minimalist
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2
Spinning Slow-Motion Video Devices
Spinning Slow-Motion Video Devices
The 'SelfieSpin360' Creates Amazing Videos with Ease
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1
Shelf-Equipped Rollable TVs
Shelf-Equipped Rollable TVs
The Conceptual 'Rollean TV' Hides the Screen When Not in Use
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