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Augmented reality examples: 9 ways companies are putting AR to work

AR is no longer a future tech dream; it has become a realistic, game-changing tool for visualizing data in industries from engineering and manufacturing to construction and healthcare.

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Farmers Insurance scales training with virtual reality

Farmers Insurance Group leverages VR to accelerate the training of its claims adjusters by giving them the opportunity to experience thousands of scenarios.

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8 technologies driving health care M&As

Forty-eight percent of respondents to a West Monroe survey cited using technology to disrupt incumbents as one of their top drivers for making health care acquisitions. Here’s a look at what they’re buying.

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How virtual reality is helping Embry-Riddle transform air crash education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has turned to virtual reality (VR) to enhance its air crash and safety investigation programs — and to launch a brand-new master’s degree in drone engineering.

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Healthcare goes mobile: how consumer devices are changing the future of care

Today, the most ubiquitous devices in our homes and offices are finding a new place in the healthcare arena. Consumer devices – like smartphones, tablets and VR headsets – are transforming care by making it easier, more affordable,...

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Golden State Warriors shoot to augment fan experience with digital tech

The NBA's defending champions are using chatbots, augmented and virtual reality to bolster fan engagement. Now they're sifting through fan data to better target them with merchandise, tickets and other offers.

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Technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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AR/VR gets real: 3 promising pilots of augmented reality and virtual reality in business

Augmented reality and virtual reality implementations are building steam at Kimberly-Clark, Farmers Insurance and Foot Locker, say CIOs for those leading brands.

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Household names bring new tech to consumers with blockchain

The acceptance and opportunities granted by the support of blockchain by major names like Amazon and Google add to ongoing momentum while paving the path for further disruption.

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12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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Immersive learning transforming education

Mixed Reality is increasingly being used to teach the creative and collaborative skills needed for the digital age.

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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.

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