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From VR-Powered Aquarium Events to Retro-Modern Record Players

 - May 30, 2016
These May 2016 multimedia trends range from retro-modern record players to VR-powered aquarium experiences that are both interactive and educational for young audiences. When examining the realm of digital marketing, major brands are promoting their products in a way that appeals to avid social media users. In addition to its rewards program-inspired Snapchat filters, coffee giant Starbucks also recently released a branded emoji keyboard that is designed for its loyal patrons.

When looking at the month's multi-functional devices, standouts include headphone-embedded hoodies and decorative birdcage lamps that double as a customizable sound system. While those with an interest in virtual and augmented reality are embracing concepts like smartphone-free VR headsets and interactive karaoke apps, immersive cycling programs are gaining attention among fitness buffs with an appreciation for inventive and non-traditional workouts.