Some of our latest articles on visual tech:
The question often comes up at our Visual 1st conference and in our strategic client workshops: What criteria to apply when selecting potential targets for strategic acquisition? And, from the standpoint of startups seeking an exit, how to choose suitable potential acquirers? Examining recent trends can provide helpful insights on
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Within its half-open, half-closed status, 2021 will be remembered as a transition year: A melting pot between ending lockdowns, rising vaccines and masks mandates, new variants, ending and restarting restrictions. But if anything, it did nothing to slow down the pace of online innovation—quite the opposite. If visual tech experienced
On one side, an economy exponentially craving for content. On the other, a static, unprepared landscape ripe for disruption. The stage is set for a redistribution of value in a vibrant and volatile environment: Witness the formation of a new visual content ecosystem. It’s been a cascading series of announcements:
The age of the camera is slowly coming to an end—especially the bulky DSLR and all its associated declinations. In a very short while, all that will be left will be those pesky in-object cameras, like the one in our cell phones and a query type box in our browser.
As an exclusive sneak peek preview of the upcoming Visual 1st conference to be held virtually on October 19 – 20, we sat down with one of the many captivating presenters, PicUP.Ai: – A little about you, what is your background? It was back in 2018, the founder of PicUP.Ai
Canva. Adobe – where art thou? Part 1. If you can’t keep up with the phenomenal growth of Canva, you’re not alone. Last week the company announced it has raised $200M at a $40 billion valuation. Wasn’t it only a few months ago the counter stood at $15B? And it
A deep dive into SensorTower’s US app store data for H1 this year The US photo & video app market is alive and well. It did not only boom during the COVID heydays last year with many consumers spending more time at home, but it has also shown continued growth
Users have been warned multiple times by terms of usage and public reports. Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Snap, TikTok, Youtube, Twitter, Pinterest have made it very clear that in exchange for allowing you to use their platform to share your visual content, you grant them rights to do pretty much anything
When is a photo-sharing app not a photo-sharing app? When it’s 2021, and the app is Instagram. This news comes directly from the top: Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram. In a video posted to his Instagram and Twitter accounts, Mosseri recently said the company is looking to lean into entertainment and
You walk through the supermarket aisle until you face various choices for the product you wish to eat. In the case of cereals, it can be 20 or more different options. You reach out and pick one, which you feel is the right decision based on a well-educated process. In
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As of today, everyone can download and use true to life 100% AI-generated images. Washington DC, USA. January 5, 2022. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Synthetic content pioneer VAIsual and PantherMedia, Germany’s leading stock photo agency, are proud to announce an industry milestone: For the first time ever, 100% synthetically generated stock images are now available for …
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At a time when everyone is encouraged to tell their stories, those whose job has been to tell other people stories have been battered. Doubly assaulted by shrinking budgets and rising incredulity, its community has found no better response than repeatedly going after each other throats in the corridors of Twitter. From accusations of sexual …