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Issue 75 | January 21, 2018

Featured Story

Three Big Experiential Takeaways from CES 2018

Google Assistant took over the Vegas Strip, Samsung's "The Wall" is poised to take over our living rooms, and a 73-year record rainstorm couldn't dampen CES 2018.

Must Reads

adweek.com

How Gamification Enhances Productivity in the Workplace

Gamification is not just the “spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down,” it allows leaders to clearly show their team what their objectives are, leading to the desired result.

techcrunch.com

Google Assistant Had A Good CES

Celine Dion at Caesar’s, David Copperfield at the MGM Grand, Google at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company wallpapered the Vegas monorail and plastered the words “Hey Google” on every rentable screen in town.

cramer.com

2018 Event Tech Predictions From Industry Experts

Augmented reality, facial recognition, and blockchain are on the radar of these forward-thinking event professionals.

bizbash.com

Event Technology Special Report: The Future of Events Is Here

The way you plan events is about to change. Introducing the best event tech to use before, during, and after the event.

Fringe Ideas

cnet.com

The Craziest CES Booth Threatened Me With Chain Saws and Soldiers

CES is known for the eye-popping spectacles like modular televisions or giant racing mechs, but this booth -- less an exhibit and more a performance -- takes things to a whole new level.

vrscout.com

Google Unveils VR180 Cameras From Lenovo and Yi at CES 2018

Google is finally showing us the first VR180 cameras we can expect to get our hands on this year, unveiling the Lenovo Mirage Camera and YI Technology’s YI Horizon VR180 Camera.

engadget.com

DeepFrame brings augmented reality to a huge screen

It's easy to feel a bit disillusioned with all the hype around augmented reality, but Realfiction believes there's another approach: its large 64-inch screen called DeepFrame.

wsj.com

A Glimpse of Brilliant, Necessary and/or Totally Crazy Technologies to Come

A curated grid of remarkable technologies, showcased at CES, that shine a light on the innovations that will play a role in our future.

In case you missed it...

The 5 Elements of Extraordinary Experiences

Digging into what makes a moment memorable and an experience extraordinary, with some of XLIVE 2017’s top speakers.

Newsletter Three Big Experiential Tech Takeaways from CES 2018

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