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Alejandra Torres and Richard Merren, co-founders of technology startup Aurem, talk about the ways in which technologies like AR could revolutionize Latin America’s ad space as we know it.

What they’re watching is changing, though, with long-form becoming increasingly important—something that marketers have noted with interest.

Marketers worry that they can't reach a large enough audience with the technology, according to a new survey.

Companies across the spectrum have embraced the subscription business model. But how much are consumers willing to pay, and for what kinds of products? On the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, we dig into the subscription economy.

While the use of virtual reality is not yet mainstream among consumers, specialized applications of the technology are proving useful in a variety of industries.

Kate Emery, marketing manager at roofing company GAF, explains why the company invested in VR.

Dr. Robert Louis, director of skull base and pituitary surgery at Hoag Neurosciences Institute, explains how VR improves surgical outcomes and boosts patient retention.

Interest in augmented reality and virtual reality has been hyped for some time, but the tech hasn't reached mass adoption. Cost is certainly a factor, but it's not the only one.

The high cost of TV service continues to be the most common reason adults in North America have cut the cord, according to TiVo survey data.

Not many consumers have used augmented reality for shopping, but plenty are interested and some say they would be just as happy to avoid clothing retailers altogether if the technology made that possible.

Eric Picard, vice president of product management at Pandora, talks about the obstacles and advantages of programmatic audio.

Podcasting is becoming a mainstay in consumer media time in Canada, and brands are looking to better understand the opportunities in this emerging category.

Consumers continue to shift the way they view video, forcing marketers to get more inventive with their campaigns and placements. Matt Fanelli, senior vice president of MNI Targeted Media, spoke with eMarketer about what he thinks people will be buzzing about at the upcoming NewFront and Upfront presentations.

Damian Collier, founder and CEO of Blend Media, explains the opportunities and barriers for 360-degree video.

Industry leaders discuss VR as a tool for planning, designing and testing new retail concepts.

Vinay Narayan, executive director of strategy for HTC Vive, explains why the enterprise market is key to more widespread adoption of VR.

Spotify's stock market debut is a testament to the power of on-demand music streaming, a model that has helped reverse the music industry's long decline. On the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, we dig into the reasons for Spotify's success, and consider the challenges the company may face in coming years.

Amazon is known for its convenience, selection and competitive prices, but its trove of user-generated reviews is also a valuable asset.