Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies List for 2019

An undertaking of immense proportion, that initiates inspiration of equal magnitude for readers, Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies list shines a light on businesses impacting both culture and their respective industries. This year, China’s tech platform Meituan Dianping takes the top spot for facilitating 27.7 billion transactions through 2,800 cities—ultimately affecting 350 million people. Others on the list include household names like Walt Disney and …

holoride: A Virtual Reality Platform For In-Car Entertainment

Launched at CES 2019 as an Audi spin-off, the first demo impresses

The problem with most virtual reality experiences is that there’s a disconnect between the action you see on the screen and your movement (or more likely, stasis) in the real world. Omni-directional treadmills like the Inifnadeck and immersive experiences like The Void successfully map what you see to how you move, but until now there hasn’t been a universally accessible approach to stitching a visual virtual world …

Disney’s Immersive Star Wars Hotel

Disney has announced that—along with the Star Wars-themed “Galaxy’s Edge” areas of their theme parks—they will be opening an immersive Star Wars hotel in Orlando, expected to open in 2019. Not only will guests dress up in themed clothing, but also every window in the hotel will have a view of a galaxy far, far away. There will be aliens galore, and surely plenty of …