2020 is the year for the 5G network market, report Gartner says the worldwide market will spike in value as businesses gear up in preparation of 5G rollouts. Special Feature Special Report: Mixed Reality in Business (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature examines how Mixed Reality is empowering new scenarios in training, coaching, remote work, and other enterprise functions. Read More Widespread deployment of 5G mobile networks could accelerate the adoption of augmented and virtual reality, although wider availability is not the only requirement for VR and AR to thrive on 5G: compelling use cases are also required to make these technologies viable, although the addition of 5G does give developers a larger canvas on which to design new experiences.SEE: Special report: How 5G will transform business (TechRepublic Premium)Why will 5G change the landscape of VR and AR development?Priority for the first 5G NR standards centered … [Read more...] about How 5G will affect augmented reality and virtual reality
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VR, AR, and MR: What's the difference? Overhyped by some, drastically underestimated by others, few emerging technologies have generated the digital ink like virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). https://zd.net/2LbA6dc Special Feature Special Report: Mixed Reality in Business (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature examines how Mixed Reality is empowering new scenarios in training, coaching, remote work, and other enterprise functions. Read More Pokémon Go is one of the most popular mobile games ever, with a record-breaking 130 million people worldwide downloading the app on its release in 2016. By 2020, the immersive application is predicted to have 67 million active users in the US, according to a recent Statista report.This groundbreaking app allows gamers to interact with virtual Pokémon characters in their real surroundings, via smartphone screen. By holding your smartphone up to your … [Read more...] about Your guide to mixed reality technology
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. SOONER THAN EXPECTED A new way to play. Asher Madan 9 Dec 2019 0 Source: OculusWhat you need to know Oculus Quest is a standalone headset that works without a computer. It's getting hand tracking this week. Hand tracking will only work in menus and Oculus apps initially. Developers need to update their games to take advantage of the feature. The Oculus Quest is a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset that has become quite popular in recent months. It allows you to experience the wonders of VR without attaching long cables connecting it to your computer. The Quest relies on two controllers for inputs, but that's about to change very soon. Today, Oculus announced that hand tracking was coming to the headset this week. The press release Android Central received said that the team wanted to "share that we'll be rolling out an initial version of hand tracking as an early feature for consumers on Oculus … [Read more...] about Oculus Quest gets hand tracking this week
Autonomous vehicles: Volkswagen startup to develop self-driving technology The 82-year-old automotive giant has announced that it is creating a new startup dedicated to developing self-driving technology. It remains to be seen whether that will let it compete against the myriad new players in the autonomous vehicle market. David Ruidor is a fast talker, which may come from having started work as a magician at the age of 13 years.Initially, he promoted his tricks through Google AdWords but then developed his own magic technology, even collaborating with celebrated US magician David Copperfield. Innovation Cyber Monday 2019 deals: Business Bargain Hunter's top picks Must-have tech gadgets to start 2020 10 great gifts for the hacker in your life Armageddon: Can tech be used to break up an asteroid? (ZDNet YouTube) Japanese airline wants robots to travel in your place (CNET) The problem with AI? People (TechRepublic) The next step, in 2015, was creating an app to help … [Read more...] about Can this startup’s mobile fintech app bring some magic to your savings?
Using AR and VR to train surgeons Danny Goel, CEO and orthopaedic surgeon, clinical associate professor UBC Department of Orthopaedic surgery, explains how gaming technology is being integrated into the medical training industry. Special Feature Special Report: Mixed Reality in Business (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature examines how Mixed Reality is empowering new scenarios in training, coaching, remote work, and other enterprise functions. Read More Virtual reality (VR) is making a difference on both sides of the doctor-patient relationship. Solutions for patients tend to focus on new treatment options for conditions like chronic pain and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). For doctors, virtual reality helps surgeons improve their skills and changes the training process for new doctors. Healthcare's slice of the overall virtual reality and augmented reality market was $2.14 billion in 2018, according to a report from BIS … [Read more...] about How VR is improving treatments for patients and training for doctors