Tag: AR

16 May 2018

TOP 5 Tech Trends in Education

Tech and Education By Emily Watts Most recent tech trends in education appear to make the learning process more interesting and accessible to students. In this article, we are going to talk about educational tech trends that can simplify students’ life. 1. Video content is a must-have Vast majority of people perceives visual information more […]

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01 May 2018

This Is Your Brain On VR

An evolving body of science suggests that VR immersion and interaction fires up your brain in ways a big-screen movie or a book can’t. That’s allowing studios like Baobab to drive the art of storytelling.

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10 Aug 2017

#Mirage: New Augmented Reality App Injects the Internet Into Real Life

Excerpt via Wired PETER RUBIN 08.08.17 WHEN RYAN STAAKE and Patrick Piemonte first worked together, they helped you get around: Both were interface designers at Apple, with Piemonte working specifically on the iPhone’s map technology. Now, nearly a decade later, the two are working together again—but this time, instead of helping you get around, they want […]

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18 May 2017
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#HybridFest: Upstream Celebrates Music x Tech From the Great Northwest

“I grew up in Seattle, which helped make me a musician. I had to stay inside writing because of all the rain.” — Quincy Jones, Upstream Festival Keynote Speaker #Recap Pacific Northwest drizzle didn’t keep 30,000+ patrons from gathering in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square May 11-13th for Paul Allen‘s first-ever Upstream Music Fest + Summit.  The […]

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31 Jan 2017

The Best VR From Sundance 2017

Whatever problems virtual reality had in 2016, the industry also laid important groundwork, and it’s starting to pay off — particularly at the experimental New Frontier showcase of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

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24 Jan 2017

20+ Non-Fiction Books On VR And AR

Virtual reality might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but it has been in use in various forms since the 1950s. Experts caution that virtual reality could be physically and emotionally debilitating. Readers will learn the hot-button issues associated with virtual reality and whether we should be excited or afraid of this incredible technology. […]

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21 Oct 2016

#AR/VR Eye Tracking Patent Race Is On

Neuro-technology firm SyncThink announced today that it has received a patent related to tracking eye movements in virtual reality headsets. That could be a potentially important piece of intellectual property, as VR headsets become more plentiful. VR is expected to be a $30 billion market in 2020, according to tech advisor Digi-Capital. “VR technology is […]

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26 Aug 2016

Consumers Most Drawn to Travel and Music VR Experiences

With virtual reality (VR) set to become a $1bn (£710m) industry by the end of 2016, savvy marketers are seeking to tap into the platform’s storytelling powerto set the agenda for VR excellence. Virtual reality is engaging a wide spectrum of people, according to new data by research group IpsosMori, which surveyed 1, 117 UK […]

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22 Aug 2016

An Inside Look at China’s VR Cafes

One of the most popular ways to consume electronic entertainment in China is by visiting an iCafe, or Net Cafe. These are places where patrons physically stop by to play games. Some locations charge based on time, while others charge based on the content of the experience, but they all provide an outlet for people to […]

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10 Aug 2016

Beyond ‘Pokemon Go’: New Start-ups Boosting Fortunes With AR, VR

There’s more to virtual and augmented reality — the emerging technology behind the wildly popular game “Pokemon Go” — than mesmerized mobile users wandering the streets in an attempt to “catch ’em all.” With the sector coming of age, a few start-ups are already trying to show the world that AR can be used for […]

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