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Augmented Reality Plus Live Video Means A Big Impact On Communications

We are in the midst of a fundamental change in the way organizations communicate not only with customers, but also the way employees and project teams collaborate with each other.<p>Numerous factors have accelerated live video adoption beyond what many industry experts had predicted. First, we’ve …

Augmented Reality

'This isn’t like programmatic advertising; it's a specialized skill': As AR ads take off, ad agencies are scrambling to figure it out

Glow<p><b>With Snap and now Facebook making augmented reality ads an increasing priority, ad agencies have started accelerating their efforts to crack the</b> …

Acquainted

Journalism students create virtual reality stories

<i>Welcome back to Creative Course Finder, our periodic look behind the scenes at classroom innovation. If you think your course qualifies for this</i> …

Virtual Reality

10 Projects That Have Us Excited About the Next Generation of VR & AR

With leading high-end VR headsets debuting in 2016, we’ve had about two years to see what the first-generation VR experience looks like. While …

Virtual Reality

Learning Comes Alive with Virtual Reality and Other Audio/Visual Technologies

Learning Comes Alive with Virtual Reality and Other Audio/Visual Technologies eli.zimmerman_9856 Mon, 07/02/2018 - 13:36A frog appears to float in …

Education Technology

Emirates' VR experience lets you wander around its planes

Emirates added a 3D VR experience to its website Tuesday, allowing visitors to check out the interiors of its A380.<p>Users can wander around 3D renderings of the plane's economy, business and first class cabins, as well as the fancy lounge and shower.<p>They can also sit in various seats in each section …

Mobile Devices

A New World Of Production: Why Advertising Models Need To Change - B&T

The delightful Lisa Sheehan straps into B&T's "cage of truth" we actually prefer to call our Women in Media profiles.<p>Posted 23 hours …

TV Ratings

Designing with Virtual Reality: Increase Efficiency, Decrease Time to Market

<b>EXECUTIVE SUMMARY</b><p><b>Who Should Read it:</b> CEOs across industries who aspire to implement VR for product designing<p><b>Read it Quick:</b> VR has the potential to …

Augmented Reality

Is Azana Real? The ‘Kiss Me First’ Virtual Reality Game Is Filled With Dangerous Secrets

Whether it's in Hogwarts, Westeros, or even the Sims, humans spend a lot of our time escaping from reality. And that need seems especially immediate …

Virtual Reality

Marvel Powers United VR Release Date / Pre-Order Guide

Marvel Powers United VR is an Oculus Rift-exclusive game that puts you in the shoes of some of the most popular Marvel superheroes and has you battle against supervillains and their minions. This PC game launches on July 26, but you can pre-order a copy now for $40 at the Oculus Store.<p>Developed by …

Virtual Reality

Explore the Solar System in Augmented Reality with Mini Planet Models

Ever wish you could visit other planets in our solar system without launching on a deep-space mission? Now you can embark on an interplanetary …

Augmented Reality

Oculus TV Launches On Go With Facebook, Red Bull, Netflix, And More

Facebook bills the Oculus Go headset as a standalone device that lets you enter VR no matter where you are. Now, starting today, that ease of access …

National Geographic Partners With Aryzon To Create Open-Air AR Planetarium

<b>Sit mountainside and explore the stars in Quebec’s first open-air AR planetarium.</b>National Geographic and Aryzon, the creators of the first cardboard …

Augmented Reality

Customer Experience Is the Key Competitive Differentiator in the Digital Age

Digital customers can be fickle and hard to satisfy bunch<p>By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>A company can differentiate itself from competitors in one of two key ways: by providing a superior customer experience or by offering the lowest prices. For companies that prefer the former, digital channels are, far …

Customer Experience

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Customer Experience

Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

Design

How VR is Helping Children With Autism Navigate the World Around Them

Both kids and adults use smartphones, computers, smart watches, TV’s, and gaming technology on a daily basis and think nothing of it except that it’s …

Autism

SharePoint Spaces: Microsoft takes collaboration to a new dimension with mixed reality

SharePoint is for collaborating on every business process, and that now includes virtual, augmented and mixed reality.<p>Virtual and augmented reality …

Augmented Reality

The Most Common Reasons Customer Experience Programs Fail

Most customer experience (CX programs) are positioned as strategic, but quickly veer away from business objectives and become simply about tracking CX metrics. Time passes slowly, data continues to mount, and paralysis sets in. Big, strategic goals evolve into score improvements and incrementalism …

Customer Experience

Disney should own theme parks’ VR and AR-infused future

With Disney’s help, The Void has built a spectacular Star Wars VR experience. But that’s just the beginning of what this new technology can do for location-based entertainment.<p>Moments after slipping on a backpack stuffed with the innards of a gaming computer, and a helmet with a virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

John Cusack & Christina Ricci Make Their VR Debut In 'Distorted Reality'

<b>Another VR project starring AAA talent shows how the immersive medium is continuing to attract more of Hollywood’s biggest names.</b> To compliment the …

Virtual Reality

The Blockchain of Things

Blockchain will vitalize our future machine-connected world, but the technology is also likely to advance robot autonomy before our laws can catch up …

Blockchain

Memory Training Tool Using Virtual Reality Available for Alzheimer’s Patients

Read about Swann VR, the world’s first virtual reality memory training device specifically designed for people with Alzheimer’s disease, recently …

Alzheimer's Disease

7 design tactics to enhance the storytelling on your website

There's more to storytelling—at least on websites—than just words.<p>Your content is important, but the design and layout of your website contribute to …

Web Design

Mira Prism - Augmented Reality Headset

The Mira Prism is an affordable head-mounted augmented reality (AR) device that enables AR anywhere - no plugs, computers or wires are needed. Unlike …

Augmented Reality

Building Engaging Digital Experiences Just Got A Whole Lot Easier - Watson Customer Engagement

May 17, 2018 | Written by: Richard Hearn<p>Categorized: Digital Experience<p>Share this post:<p>This may be the most dynamic pairing since Lennon and …

Air New Zealand looks to lure customers via augmented reality travel inspiration

Air New Zealand is partnering with augmented reality spatial computing platform Magic Leap to develop a virtual travel experience to inspire visitors …

An AI simulated the World Cup 100k times. This is who it thinks will win.

In 2010, an octopus named Paul picked the winning team in 12 out of 14 matches World Cup matches, including the final. But it’s not 2010 anymore; we no longer need an octopus, regardless of how good he is at his job.<p>Even octopi aren’t immune from automation.<p>In 2018, a group of researchers from …

UEFA Champions League

The rapid development of VR could be killing 360 video at film festivals

A few weeks back, I was having a fascinating conversation with CreamVR’s Creative Director Andrew MacDonald about the insanely ambitious project …

Hands-on: Vive Wireless Adapter Shows Strong Performance Ahead of Summer Launch

After revealing the Vive Wireless Adapter earlier this year, the company confirmed this week at E3 2018 that the device is on track to launch by late …

Virtual Reality