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The virtual reality industry can't stop growing — but supply of workers is limited

You might say Jesus Noland is living out a young gamer's dream.<p>He grew up with a love of computers and video games and at 30, has found a way to …

Three Reasons AR Will Help The Retail Beauty Industry Capture The Next Generation Of Buyers

Augmented reality (AR) is impacting industries all around us. Apple’s new ARKit, bringing advanced AR capabilities to iOS, only further underscores its rapid pace in reaching the mainstream.<p>Historically, AR has been connected to the gaming world, like Pokémon Go. In the beauty industry, Sephora’s …

Intel’s VR chief expects virtual reality to divide into multiple gadgets and markets

Virtual reality hasn’t taken off in a big way with consumers, but Intel believes in its potential. It’s not clear just yet what will be VR’s biggest hit, but the platform will produce a huge amount of data that will have to be processed in the cloud using Intel infrastructure, said Frank Soqui, …

The very real health dangers of virtual reality

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season?<p>You're not alone. Statistics show that more than a million VR headsets were shipped during the third quarter of 2017. That number is expected to rise rapidly in 2018 as more manufacturers enter the market.<p>But …

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Mixed Reality Will Transform Perceptions

Four decades ago, virtual and augmented reality were workable ideas. Fast forward to the present day and they both have set a precedent to what analysts are calling “one of the biggest technological races since the rise of personal computing.” Mixed reality (MR) is the 21st century’s passport to an …

From “Pygmalion's Spectacles” to the Oculus Rift: Virtual reality is finally coming of age

The ideas that led to the development of virtual reality might be over a century old. For instance the concept of stereoscopics - devices that create the illusion of depth in an image, has been around since the 1830s. Today it’s becoming more mainstream and more immersive as the biggest tech …

NASA is using a mixed reality space station to train astronauts

NASA has always embraced emerging technology for visualization, even if that tech was seemingly developed for frivolous entertainment. We recently covered its holographic Mars exhibit, and the many 3D resources that NASA makes available to developers and educators. Now, the US space agency has …

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Google’s Chrome VR platform now works with Cardboard

After adding support for WebVR to Chrome in February, Google is now extending it to work with Google Cardboard headsets. The WebVR standard lets people launch virtual reality experiences without downloading a special app. When Google added it to Chrome, though, it worked only on Daydream-compatible …

Oculus Go Could Make Virtual Reality Mainstream

Priced under $200, Facebook's new standalone VR device could be the first all-in-one headset to reach tens of millions of consumers.<p>Despite nearly …

6 Ways AR Will Change How We See the World in 2018

What to expect from the augmented and mixed reality landscape in the year to come.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Augmented reality will transform city life

It’s understandable to feel underwhelmed by augmented reality thus far; AR won’t really become interesting and practical in a mass market way until it can do more than just place 3D objects on tables. Despite this, AR is already changing our urban lives, even if the technology’s effects aren’t …

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5 industries primed to leap forward into AR

With a powerful new camera and advanced sensor technology, the latest round of iPhone products has unlocked new possibilities in the realm of augmented reality (AR). Now more than ever, today’s developers are fully equipped to craft next-level experiences that blur the lines between the consumer’s …

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4 Industries That Augmented Reality Will Take Over in 2018

AR might be the most promising technology of next year.<p>It seems like every week, the introduction of a new application or technology promises to revolutionize the world of digital experiences. Usually, the hype leads to applying technology in a way that amounts to nothing more than a marketing …

8 Tech Trends to Keep Your Eye on in 2018

Five tech companies made up a whopping 37 percent of the S&P 500's total gains in 2017. How much more proof do you need than that?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly 60 years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, coined "Moore's Law," a prediction that would …

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Wednesday panel looks at virtual reality in classrooms

A quarterly lecture series from Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego will resume Wednesday with a panel discussion about the use of virtual reality in …

Reality Check: VR vs. AR vs. MR

Virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) are emerging technologies that are changing entertainment, education, industry, …

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