Chris Moreno

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The best industries for starting your own business

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 29.6 million small businesses were …

Small Business

The auto industry is head over heels for VR

Virtual reality and augmented reality are all over the North American International Auto Show floor. Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen are all using the tech to show off their latest cars and concepts. During the industry preview days (the show is open to the public through …

Virtual Reality

Drone Photography Essentials: 3 Things You Have to Know

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>January 28, 2018 By Keenan Gilson<p>Drone Photography Essentials: 3 Things You Have to Know www.sleeklens.com<p>Drones are …

Landscape Photography

What Most People Don't Understand About Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Or about being successful at anything, really.<p>Success is a funny thing to reverse engineer. There's is no single formula to follow to be successful.<p>That said, I've made an observation about almost every successful person I know: their path to success usually starts with a false confidence or just …

Think LinkedIn is a Waste of Time? The 1 Trick to Make It a Selling Machine

Hundreds of LinkedIn connections, but zero business leads? Pretty common. Most business people miss out on simple ways to supercharge LinkedIn.<p>In a perfect world, we'd all wake up, pour a cup of coffee, login to social media and find customers pounding down the virtual door to do business with us. …

Top Nine Social Media Trend Predictions for 2018 [Infographic]

Don't blink—you might miss the next social media trend.<p>So what's more than a passing fad? What's here to stay, and what should you pay attention …

Want to break into the AR or VR industry? Here’s how

Everyone gets excited when a new technological frontier takes off. However, with rapid growth comes uncertainty. When the landscape is shifting dramatically, it can be difficult to identify a reliable plan for building a career in the emerging industry. I’ve interviewed four industry experts who …

Augmented Reality

VR's new mission: Reunite immigrants with family back home

The Family Reunions Project uses 360-degree videos and VR headsets to reunite families separated by borders they cannot cross --except in virtual reality.<p>Marleny, a Guatemalan immigrant in New York, hasn't returned to her home country in over 15 years. But a few months ago she was able to tour her …

Human-centric design advanced through virtual reality

Many medical devices are not perfect for people to use, emphasizing the complexity of designing devices on a desktop. The use of virtual reality …

Citizen Journalism

Here’s how virtual reality can help fight disease

Last month, in a government building in Maryland, I put on virtual reality headset and got a glimpse of the future of medicine.<p>I was touring the …

These Chinese Companies Are Quietly Revolutionizing The VR Industry

At the recent Global ARVR China Summit in Shanghai, there were dozens of companies specializing in augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AR, VR and MR, now often to as XR), many of them pushing the medium forward. Compared with announcements by tech titans such as Microsoft, Google and Qualcomm …

Virtual Reality

5 effective and smart ways to do VR marketing today

If you’ve been following the exciting developments in virtual reality and the 360-degree video industry, you’ve probably noticed VR’s fragmented distribution experience.<p>Today, more than 6 million major VR headset brands, including PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, and Google …

84% Interested In VR, AR For Travel Experiences

Virtual reality can’t logically replace a trip, but it sure can provide some insight into what a trip might be like.<p>Rather than the purchase of a …

Kids have fun with Virtual Reality (VR) lessons

PRIMARY school kids have started getting a big kick with Virtual Reality (VR) becoming part of their daily study.<p>This pilot project on the ‘Use of …

Imax brings virtual reality to movie theaters

We went eyes-on with this ambitious new cinema experiment, now open in New York City and Los Angeles.<p>I flew over the Eiffel tower, fought off swarms of attacking mummies and made an entire room my canvas, all in the same day. Sounds impossible? Not with the new Imax Virtual Reality arcade that …

‘Mars 2030’ VR experience will allow users to explore terrain, drive rover, work in station and more

Space geeks looking to take a walk 34 million miles from home without actually training to be an astronaut will get the opportunity to do that, …

Using VR therapy to help treat a severe stutter

Could a therapy using virtual reality help people who have a speech stutter?<p>Student Gareth Walkom has been working on a treatment called virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET).<p>Gareth has had a stutter himself from the age of six and says research suggests VRET can reduce anxiety and improve speech …

Virtual Reality

Libraries to enable VR learning as Oculus plans 100 Rifts for California

Oculus VR has announced a plan to introduce 100 Oculus Rift headsets and compatible PCs in 90 libraries throughout California. Planned as a pilot …

Virtual reality helps patients sail through procedures

Voxel Bay, a virtual reality project created by Findlay native Jeremy Patterson, allows children with hemophilia to immerse themselves in an …

The most immersive RPG to date lands on Oculus Rift this month

Among the Oculus demos we tried at GDC this past February was <i>Mage's Tale</i>, a role-playing game that uses Oculus Touch controls and full-body tracking …

Hands On: Intel's Project Alloy Headset

Project Alloy aims to join the physical and the virtual worlds. Here's what you can expect when the first Alloy-based headsets go on sale later this …

Walmart is using virtual reality to train its employees

Walmart employees across the US will be preparing for the job with virtual reality headsets by the end of the year.<p>The world's largest retailer announced ahead of its annual shareholders meeting on Friday that it has partnered with STRIVR, a virtual reality startup based in Menlo Park that has …

Augmented Reality

Google's 'Expeditions' Initiative is Leading Innovation in the Future of Immersive Education

Google’s overarching mission is to organize all of the world’s information, and so it’s a natural fit for the company to be one of the leading …

Virtual Reality

The empathy machine: can VR stop bad city developments before they happen?

From ‘meeting’ a resident affected by HS2 to ‘cycling’ along a proposed bike lane through the city, VR can have a powerful impact in the real world<p>When I first meet him near Euston station in central London, the Norwegian architect Haavard Tveito is carrying a copy of Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel …

Virtual Reality

How Google's Latest VR Moves Are a Major Blow to Oculus' Mobile Strategy

Last week at Google’s I/O 2017 developer conference the company made a number of new announcements which are very exciting for VR consumers. Within …

Virtual Reality

Radio 4 launches live ‘virtual-reality’ theatre show

The BBC is launching a new live theatre programme for Radio 4.<p>Described as “virtual reality for radio”, Theatre on 4 will record a production on …

Google's three-step plan to make you love VR

Like search and advertising before it, Google is setting the stage to dominate VR and AR by going all-in on mobile.<p>Three years ago, Google debuted Cardboard, a clever sub-$20 DIY kit that turned nearly any phone into a VR viewer. It was brilliantly simple -- so cheap and universal that The New York …

Virtual Reality

This is the VR experience the British Army is using as a recruitment tool

This VR experience puts potential recruits in the middle of actual army training exercises.<p>The British Army tested it at various events across the country and saw a 66% increase in recruitment applications.<p>The VR experience includes 4 scenarios: tank driving at Salisbury Plain, parachuting at RAF …

Samsung Gear VR

7 Surprising Real-World Uses for Virtual Reality

Medical training, try-before-you-buy vacations, and PTSD therapy prove that VR isn't just for gamers.<p>The virtual reality (VR) market is expected to …

Sonicam 360 Degree 3D VR Video Camera (video)

A new 3D virtual reality video camera has been created by Sonicam which has been designed to provide a professional yet affordable 360 video and …