Augmented Reality

The Top 15 Virtual Reality Experiences You Should Definitely Check Out

If you haven’t experienced virtual reality yet, these are the stories you need to check out<p>If you haven’t experienced virtual reality yet, these are …

Virtual Reality

How doctors used virtual reality to save the lives of conjoined twin sisters

He compares this exercise to looking at a one-dimensional traffic map on your smartphone and thinking about that image in three-dimensional terms in …

Medicine

Wargaming bring the Sturmtiger to Bovington Tank Museum thanks to mixed reality

The Tankfest 2017 event (hosted by Wargaming) at the Bovington Tank Museum was showing off their new Tiger tank collection. Unfortunately, the …

Mixed Reality

Why Hollywood Studios Are Slow to Embrace Virtual Reality

VR Special Report: “The big elephant in the room is: How do you monetize this?” one analyst tells TheWrap<p>Are virtual and augmented reality truly the …

Virtual Reality

Technical glitches frustrate Pokemon Go fans in Chicago

A major Pokemon Go festival in Chicago to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the virtual game went badly wrong when technical glitches prevented …

Mixed Reality

This Room Will Melt Away Your Perception Of Reality

It’s like living inside M.C. Escher’s mind.<p>A man takes a step off a cliff–only for the cliff to rebuild itself under his foot. He runs up the stairs–only to jog in place. He walks through a door that, at second glance, isn’t even there. Then he pushes on a wall, which falls away and reveals a whole …

Mixed Reality

4 Ways Augmented Reality Could Change Corporate Training Forever

By 2020, 25% of the American workforce will be over the age of 55 and approaching retirement, a phenomenon becoming known as the Silver Tsunami. …

Mixed Reality

SF startup wants to replace your office with 3D holograms

One recent morning, Stephanie Rosenburg arrived at work to find her PC monitor had vanished. She looked around the office and saw that members of her team were wearing headsets with see-through visors and grabbing invisible objects with their hands. Rosenburg had just returned from vacation so it …

Mixed Reality

Apple ARKit developer beats IKEA to the punch with AR furniture app

The augmented reality app space is expected to explode this fall thanks to developers using Apple's ARKit for iOS.<p>But one developer is moving faster than even some of the major brands linked to Apple's AR platform, having just demonstrated an amazing AR app before IKEA got a chance to launch its …

Apps

Apple iOS 11 Features That Make iPhone & iPad Much More Useful.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The next step for iPhone and iPad is the launch of Apple iOS 11, the new iteration of the company’s …

iOS

ARKit Project Shows Turn-by-Turn Directions in AR, Giving a Glimpse into Future of AR-enabled Maps

What’s that building in the distance? Where’s the nearest Starbucks? How do I get to there from here? These are questions you’d likely find answers …

Mixed Reality

Photorealistic Game Engine Tech Demos

Unity Adam demo - the full film<p>Agni's Philosophy -- FINAL FANTASY REALTIME TECH DEMO<p>Kara<p>Unreal Engine 4 - Loft in London Tech-Demo 4K<p>"Lost" Demo - …

Game Development

5 best apps like Snapchat

Snapchat is quickly becoming one of the most popular social media platforms. It does really well with the younger generation. In terms of sheer numbers, that’s the generation that most companies want to be a part of. Thus, we’ve seen a lot of companies try to emulate Snapchat to try and cash in on …

Apps

Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

In the 1989 comedy <i>Back the Future, Part 2</i>, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling …

Business Technology

SIGGRAPH 2017 will showcase the latest in AR and VR

Heroes is multidimensional experience that guides the audience and participants through the emotionality of dance set to an iconic David Bowie song. This panel discussion illuminates the process of creating this extraordinary experience and the intricacies of creating a live-action performance with …

Virtual Reality

US Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Defending AR Games

US Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Defending AR Games<p>/ July 21, 2017 at 11:00 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>A US District Judge has issued a temporary …

Mixed Reality

AR's future is more than just games, it will change the way we make decisions

According to research by Goldman Sachs, the virtual and augmented reality industry will become a $85 billion market by 2025. However, while a lot of the conversation surrounding VR and AR is focused on gaming and video, a huge part of the market value is being driven from non-entertainment use …

Mixed Reality

Top 12 new web design tools for July 2017

One of the most interesting web design tools to surface this month might be ARKit, an augmented reality toolkit in Apple's iOS 11 that has some …

Web Design

Why 3D audio is the next big step for virtual reality

Almost 90 years ago, in October 1927, the art of storytelling took a dramatic turn when the first “talking picture” or “sound film” was released to audiences around the world. <i>The Jazz Singer</i> was a smash hit, earning more than $2.6 million as it captivated audiences with its Vitaphone technology, …

Mixed Reality

The most stunning iPhone 8 mockup we’ve seen may actually become a reality

iPhone 8 mockups are a dime a dozen these days, but a series of concept photos put out by Gabor Balogh earlier this year are unquestionably a step …

Mixed Reality

How Retail Can Thrive in a World Without Stores

Historically, shopping has been a sensory experience. Store associates served as personal shoppers, helping customers pick out items. Shoppers gauged quality by the look and feel of a product. They asked for sales associates’ opinions when they tried on clothes. It was as much an emotional …

Trends

Is the future VR ... or AR?

Google VR boss Clay Bavor explains why the two technologies aren’t so different on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Google isn’t trying to hide what it’s doing with virtual reality. The long-term goal, said Google VR boss Clay Bavor on the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, is rethinking …

Virtual Reality

Google tests confirm VR-based employee training trumps video guides

Why it matters to you<p>Virtual and augmented reality training are something that we are all likely to use for learning all sorts of skills in the …

Virtual Reality

Why Most Marketers Should Care About Virtual and Augmented Reality

For many, virtual reality still feels like an out-of-reach experience. Only 8% of the US population has tried immersive VR. Throw in concerns about …

Virtual Reality

New ARKit Demos Show off Incredible Augmented Reality Navigation

Although ARKit has yet to be released to the general public, intrepid developers have already shown off a wide range of possibilities for the …

Mixed Reality

These Jaw-Dropping Computer Graphics, Modeling & Design Advances Will be on Display at SIGGRAPH 2017

Computer-generated situations are rapidly catching up to reality<p>Most of you have heard of SIGGRAPH, but if you haven't it's "the premier …

Computer Graphics

8 Industries Being Disrupted by Virtual Reality

As a consumer product VR is little more than a toy but commercial applications are quietly reshaping business.<p>For the past several years we’ve been told that the age of virtual reality is upon us. Tech companies have introduced new hardware and updated systems to much fanfare, but so far have not …

Virtual Reality

New and Now in Social Media

What’s new in social media? Everything. Here are some of the hottest trends, along with some tips on putting them into practice. MESSAGING Want to …

Pokémon Go

Experiencing The Battle of Dunkirk in VR

<b>Epic Virtual Reality WW2 battle brought to life by Warner Brothers and Intel to promote the release of Christopher Nolan’s latest film</b><p>In advance of …

Virtual Reality

We Trip on the ‘Legion’ Mixed Reality Experience at SDCC

The concept of reality in FX’s <b>Legion</b> is constantly being called into question: in every episode you must ask yourself if what you are being shown is …

Mixed Reality