Category: ar,vr,mr

How VR connects with the elderly

There’s always a discussion about generation Y and Z and their future role in technology, but what role does it play in Generation C? Virtual Reality is being used in many ways to overcome the digital barrier between old and young generations as it is a technology which can be accessible to everyone. For example,

Bringing your designs to life …

@Adobe has showcased a sneak peak at its new software Aero which is set to be released in 2019. The augmented reality software takes digital designs and places them into real world environment to see what they’ll look like in 3D. It gives creatives the opportunity to see what their work will look like an

Virtual Learning in Healthcare

Queen’s University have developed a virtual reality medical training centre which will allow students to familiarise themselves with emergencies situations, operators and patient consultations. By first learning in virtual reality, it means more mistakes will be made on stimulations and not on real patients. The reduction in resources and costs will also be a great

Encouraging viewers to become a part of the technology and artwork …

Ad agency Ayzenberg Group have curated a new exhibition which highlights the possibilities of mixed reality. The exhibition, which centres around spatial reality, wants to immerse visitors in technology which goes beyond augmented and virtual reality. By encouraging viewers to become a part of the technology and artwork, it emphasises how these devices can simply

Virtual reality could change the way people think and act socially …

Recent virtual reality experiments have been testing how embodiment could change the way people think and act socially. The experiments ranged from users being placed in Lenin’s body to increase their interest in history, to becoming Einstein to increase their cognitive abilities. More serious issues have also been addressed; white users were placed in a

5G is here – what does this mean for businesses?

Vodafone has conducted its first holographic call with the help of 5G, the new generation of faster, better connected and wider coverage of mobile internet. image source: Vodafone However, faster internet won’t just mean we’ll be able to download our favourite Netflix shows quicker. Here’s some of the ways 5G will transform our everyday lives:

Créative Technologie solves 95% of motion sickness …

Over 30 million people in Europe suffer from chronic travel sickness, and so Citroen have developed a pair of glasses which eliminates this problem. SEETROEN glasses are made up of 4 rings – left and right along the frontal axis and front and back of the sagittal axis – with each ring containing a moving

17,000 Walmart stores to incorporate VR in staff training …

All Walmart employees will now be required to use virtual reality in their training. The stimulations will help staff get a better understanding of physical situations and scenarios which are hard to recreate otherwise, such as the rush of Black Friday. Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training Walmart will

Discovering life in the past with technology of today …

Ruins of ancient civilisations buried underneath the water could soon be brought to life for the public. Museums are already implementing augmented reality to immerse visitors in history. Now, researchers are taking this one step further by using AR underwater. QR codes are being placed on the seabed over ancient relics so divers can be

The AR weather report taking the world by storm …

The Weather Channel broadcasted a weather report this week about Hurricane Florence. To emphasize the dangers of the hurricane broadcast augmented reality effects were used, demonstrating how high the water could rise and what damages it could do. The weather report has been talked about all over social media and will hopefully encourage residents to