Tag: virtual reality

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Study Points to AR and VR Becoming the Industry Standard by 2021

With AR and VR expected to go mainstream within the next few years, most of the companies that have deployed the technology achieved results that meet or exceed expectations. Last year, according to data from the...
Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Display Maker Akonia

Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Display Maker Akonia

Apple confirmed Wednesday that it has acquired the Denver-based augmented reality display maker Akonia. Akonia is a company founded by a group of 12 holography scientists from Denver, Colorado back in 2012. It was initially focused...
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Group of Japanese Students Create a Hiroshima Bombing VR Experience

Students of Fukuyama Technical High School have invented a Hiroshima bombing VR experience in order to both remember and raise awareness of the extreme scale of the event. We already know that VR tech goes beyond just...
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VirtualLink Succeeds in Creating Universal Connector for VR Headsets

All of the major players in VR have successfully adopted a universal connector, making it easier than ever to pick up and play in a virtual world.  Remember when every phone company had its own brand...
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5 Ways 2050 July 4th Celebrations Will be Different

The 4th of July, aka America's birthday, is one of the most iconic days in the U.S. We all associate a lot of things with today, but what will the 4th of July look...
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How World Cup Tech is Changing the Game

All aspects of life are currently being revolutionized by technology. The world of soccer is no exception. The new soccer technology that is being used in the 2018 World Cup in Russia shows how...
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Reality+ Shows us What Life Might be Like With Real-Life Avatars

Reality+, a French short sci-fi film, dives into the world of real-life avatars. But, does it hit the mark? Hard sci-fi short films can be very difficult to produce. How hard into future technology do you...
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The Tetris Effect: VR Version of Classic Game Coming Soon

This article details breaking news about Enhance Games releasing their game called the Tetris Effect. The game will feature a virtual reality spin on the classic puzzle game Tetris. Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the mind behind Enhance Games'...
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Adobe’s Project New View Leverages VR to Create 3D Data Visualizations

Adobe just announced their new VR data visualization platform Project New View.  Leveraging the power of a neural network is not new in the tech world. But Adobe wants to merge the power of AI...
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Disney’s Force Feedback Jacket Takes Next Step in VR Technology

MIT engineers and Disney Research developed a new VR/AR tech: the force feedback jacket. Aptly named, this jacket could revolutionize the AR/VR gaming world.  May the 4th Be With You and Revenge of the 5th...