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HoloAnatomy - a CWRU/Cleveland Clinic joint project, released as a HoloLens app in April 2016

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Advances in augmented reality will require closer bond between CIOs and CMOs

It's important that CIOs get up to speed on AR.

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Meeting enterprise objectives with a new “twist” on reality

AR and VR hold great promise beyond the gaming industry. These immersive new technologies can transform the way companies do business.

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5 practical ways AR can be used in business today

AR is here to stay. The question is no longer “should I use AR at my business?” but “what kind of AR will work best?” The answer to that is different for everyone.

2018 looks bright for immersive technology

Virtual and augmented reality will continue to change the computing landscape

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CIOs pay attention: VR and AR are about to disrupt your industry

Nvidia’s Holodeck shows how virtual and augmented reality can improve collaboration and speed up business decisions. Companies must get on board or be left behind.

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Virtual reality and blockchain — the future of STEM?

While blockchain helps retail and financial industries to evolve, its “killer app” might end up being completely unrelated to profits of any kind. We can only hope.

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How Ford uses HoloLens to drive automotive design

Mixed reality technology is transforming several of Ford’s crucial processes for designing cars, trucks and SUVs. And it's facilitating the company's push into design thinking to put people at the heart of its innovation.

How virtual reality is changing workplace training

Where are we at with VR training?

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Intel shows off wireless VR on the HTC Vive

Intel showed for the first time at Computex in Taipei a prototype wireless HTC Vive virtual reality headset

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Picking at the word salad of Dell EMC World

Dell EMC world was alive with buzz words this year, but there was plenty of substance if you dug around a bit. Aside from the infrastructure hardware and software that makes up much of Dell's current portfolio, executives presented...

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Will Windows 10-on-ARM PCs support Mixed Reality headsets?

A Windows on ARM PC is getting closer. Microsoft showed off a prototype mini-desktop with an ARM processor running Windows 10 at last week's Build conference, with the PC running applications like Office.

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Hands-on: How Microsoft's mixed-reality devices could learn a lesson from the HoloLens

While $300 mixed-reality headsets appear to be the future, Microsoft's older cousin, the HoloLens has some unique advantages.

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Microsoft's New Mixed Reality Hardware video

Microsoft introduces its new mixed-reality motion controllers for mixed reality. Here's why they're important.

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Google takes a big VR leap with Owlchemy Labs acquisition

Google has announced that it has acquired VR pioneer Owlchemy Labs, maker of popular game titles 'Job Simulator' and 'Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.'

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Microsoft's mixed-reality devices undercut the Rift and Vive with lower prices

Microsoft and its partners will debut new mixed-reality controllers to help users navigate through the virtual worlds it's trying to create via Windows 10.

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PC makers will ship Windows 10 mixed reality headsets in Q4

Microsoft's hardware partners will flood the market with Windows Mixed Reality headsets by holiday season, bringing a new way to enjoy Windows 10.

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Microsoft teases a Surface event to 'show the world what's next.' Is it mixed reality?

Microsoft appears to have more hardware to announce on May 23, possibly the first low-cost mixed reality headsets and maybe even the first Windows on ARM devices.

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Why is stigmergy a good platform for swarm intelligence?

We find universal coordination throughout the natural world. Dynamic environments enable indirect interactions for the production of unified objectives. Let’s explore the four principles of stigmergic collaboration and their...

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