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technical.ly - Virtual reality is an undeniable force in business. But why is this technology still a hard sell? - Technical.ly DC
Virtual reality is an undeniable force in business. But why is this technology still a hard sell? - Technical.ly DC
Technical.ly

I had spent over an hour delicately unpacking my Oculus Rift headset, installing and updating software on my ostentatiously overpowered desktop computer, and calibrating sensors to my extraordinarily efficient bedroom, which the software insisted…

fox5sandiego.com - Chris Biele - Virtual reality helps train aspiring nurses at National University
Virtual reality helps train aspiring nurses at National University
FOX 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO — With healthcare workers in high demand, National University is now offering training via virtual reality as part of its nursing program. The new virtual reality pilot program allows students to learn in a safe environment during…

gamesindustry.biz - Christopher Dring - PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion
PlayStation's commitment is a huge boost to the VR market | Opinion
GamesIndustry.biz

The news yesterday that PlayStation is working on a new VR headset for PlayStation 5 was really an industry story, and an important one. For consumers, there wasn't a lot in the details to be excited about. No name, logo, games, or release window…

business-live.co.uk - William Telford - Plymouth branding firm sets up virtual reality tech division
Plymouth branding firm sets up virtual reality tech division
Business Live

A Plymouth creative design and marketing agency has appointed a university professor to head its new immersive tech division and use the latest virtual reality technology to help clients build their brands. Bluestone360 has chosen Professor Bob…

business-standard.com - IANS - Sony working on next-gen virtual reality headset for PlayStation 5: Report
Sony working on next-gen virtual reality headset for PlayStation 5: Report
Busienss Standard

Sony is working on a next-generation virtual reality (VR) headset for the PS5 that will include an improved field of view, resolution and even a single cord to make it easier to use. According to The Verge, the headset won't launch this year, but…

forbes.com - Gary Fowler - Council Post: Understanding Cognitive Cloud Computing And Its Potential Impact On Business
Council Post: Understanding Cognitive Cloud Computing And Its Potential Impact On Business
Forbes

Gary Fowler is a serial AI entrepreneur with 16 startups and an IPO. He is CEO and Co-Founder of GSDVS.com and Yva.ai. Today, I feel it's safe to say we have arrived at the point in time when simply designing machines to fulfill our tasks and needs…

betanews.com - Is virtual learning the future of work?
Is virtual learning the future of work?
BetaNews

The working environment has changed over the past year. Social distancing restrictions mean that many people have been obligated to work from home. This has affected work across many sectors -- particularly when it comes to training. The Office for…

businessinsider.com - Grace Kay - What does NFT mean? The collectible crypto tokens, explained
What does NFT mean? The collectible crypto tokens, explained
Business Insider

Non-fungible tokens account for a $250 million market that is continuing to grow. NFT investments operate on the same deflationary principles as Bitcoin. Many celebrities buy and sell NFTs online for thousands of dollars. Visit the Business section…

medium.com - Daniel Fetner - Field Study: The Transformation of Senior Living Through Technology
Field Study: The Transformation of Senior Living Through Technology
Medium

Written by Jon Hennessy and Daniel Fetner, February 2021 Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the challenges that many senior living communities are facing, from social isolation to inaccessible quality of care. The…

australianageingagenda.com.au - by - TADWA signs deal with US virtual reality company
TADWA signs deal with US virtual reality company
Australian Ageing Agenda

WA-based not for profit organisation TADWA, which provides assistive technology and mobility solutions for the ageing and disability sector, has signed a distribution agreement with US virtual reality company MyndVR. MyndVR provides VR services for…

forbes.com - Rakesh Prasad - Council Post: Enhancing CX Along Your Digital Maturity Journey
Council Post: Enhancing CX Along Your Digital Maturity Journey
Forbes

Vice President at Innover, overseeing the Digital and Data Solutions globally. Industries are shaped by innovation. For centuries, technology has been the key driver of definitive breakthroughs. In the early 1900s, it was Henry Ford's assembly…

gamasutra.com - Staff - Introducing GDC Showcase's Platinum Sponsors: Connect to your audience with the power of Facebook
Introducing GDC Showcase's Platinum Sponsors: Connect to your audience with the power of Facebook
Gamasutra

The organizers of GDC Showcase are pleased to announce yet another one of the excellent Platinum Sponsors supporting this free event. The folks at Facebook are joining us with representatives from both Facebook Gaming and the Oculus team to share…

newsweek.com - Jason Murdock - Mars 'virtual tour' gives 360 view of planet from NASA's Perseverance rover
Mars 'virtual tour' gives 360 view of planet from NASA's Perseverance rover
Newsweek

A videographer who specializes in 360-degree imagery is helping people to explore the surface of Mars. Hugh Hou, founder of the YouTube channel CreatorUp, shared an interactive video to his Facebook account on Tuesday. His 'virtual tour' of the Red…

standard.co.uk - Jim Armitage - The film studios developer bringing tinseltown to London town
The film studios developer bringing tinseltown to London town
Evening Standard

“ Just look at the stunning architecture ! We've got 137 clocks!” Piers Read is taking me around north London 's new “mini Barbican ”. Currently a muddy building site, Crouch End 's Hornsey Town Hall is undergoing a…

comicbook.com - Evan Valentine - Godzilla vs Kong to Release Special VR Experience
Godzilla vs Kong to Release Special VR Experience
Comicbook.com

Godzilla Vs. Kong is set to arrive next month in theaters and on the streaming service of HBO Max, and the next Legendary Pictures' entry of the 'Monster-Verse' is celebrating in a big way with a virtual reality experience that is set to launch…

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