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Digital Lab Live’s 2014 SXSW Coverage
Comprehensive coverage of everything Interactive at the 2014 SXSW Festival in Austin, TX
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This Week in the Digital Lab: Stopp, ft. Oculus

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This week, Stopp visited the Digital Lab to present a full concert experience they produced exclusively for Oculus Rift. The experience allows the user to experience a live concert entirely in 360 degrees, complete with 360 degrees of audio direction. Their demo made it even clearer why Mark Zuckerberg was so eager to purchase Oculus now, as there is little doubt that the technology will become a potent household item in the not-so-distant future.

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Dr. Ivan Poupyrev came to the Digital Lab today to discuss his research in the field of interactive technology.

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Ring is an interesting piece of wearable tech that, through gestures, you can control basically anything over your phone or wifi network, like turning down the lights or authorizing payments. Have a look logbar.jp/ring/ #SXSW

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Vikram Somaya, General Manager of Weather FX, discusses how his division of The Weather Company (Weather.com, The Weather Channel) is leading the charge in researching how the weather affects consumer behavior.

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The Digital Lab @ SXSW Interactive 2014: A Highlight Reel

By Daniel Charness

Another SXSW Interactive Festival has come and gone. And though it featured the usual highs, lows, and untempered expectations of the nation’s tech community, it also reached the milestone of being the first Interactive festival to surpass both the Music and Film Festivals in paid attendance. The Digital Lab was thrilled to be part of this historic digital commandeering, and we wanted to share some highlights of our journey to Austin.

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5 things smart entrepreneurs did at SXSWi this year

By JUAN DIEGO CALLE

Take off your branded sunnies and pack up all your swag – SXSW Interactive has wrapped for another year. This was my fourth year at SXSW with my company .CO, and while some are doubting whether this geek spring break can sustain the Austin takeover for many years to come, 2014 bubbled with smart people, big ideas and tons of energy.

Here are five things that stood out to me as helping entrepreneurs make an impact despite all the noise at SXSWi.

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Kirby from the Digital Lab team tries out a new running entertainment device called #hackist at #SXSW

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Needing only an iPad, the Discuss-Here tool by Cognitee Inc. lets you arrange a discussion map for a meeting, adjust in real time, and provides notes and analytics once the meeting is over #SXSW

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The Instant Lab, made by @ImpossibleUSA, allows you to turn digital images from your iPhone into instant analogue photos. Check out our demo video
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