Forget the virtual world, live experiences are the future of entertainment

2019-09-20 05:06:00 PM

Virtual and augmented reality will enhance, not replace, the wonder of real-life experiences

20 September 2019 - 05:05Alice HancockIt is the Super Bowl final 30 years from now. The packed stadium dazzles with smart lights that sense the presence of people and avatars of famous US footballers.As real players get stuck in on the pitch, a chip implanted in each fan beams statistics about the footballers into their field of vision. Spectators can see everything from how far each player has run to their heart rate, throw speed — even their shoe size.

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Heritage Month: 4 music videos that celebrate culture beautifully | IOL EntertainmentIn celebration of HeritageDay IOL Entertainment looked at music videos that celebrate SA culture beautifully. I find it strange that we're still pretending to have this beautiful heritage of culture when we have xenophobic attacks, femicide. Mother's killing kids over boyfriends, robbers killing 10 yr olds for their cellphones, parents, really think before you buy!