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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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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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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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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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Why swarm intelligence enhances business and Bitcoin

Can intelligence be amplified by thinking together? Ants do it. Birds do it. What about humans? Collective intelligence is the next wave of intelligence. Swarm intelligence connects systems with real-time feedback loops. Individual...

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Acer's new Holo 360 is a 360-degree camera in a smartphone

The effort to grow in the virtual reality market has Acer chasing weird, but rather interesting, devices.

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How HP reclaimed the title of world's top PC maker from Lenovo

In late 2015, HP was reborn as a PC maker following a split of the parent organization, Hewlett-Packard. At the time, HP was a lost cause, and its double-digit decline in PC shipments was a main reason for the split.

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This is the closest thing Intel has built to a discrete GPU

Intel doesn't make its own discrete GPU but has built something that specializes in processing 4K graphics. But that product isn't powerful enough to run Crysis, if you were wondering.

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual...

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Facebook launches tool for capturing 360 video inside VR

Facebook is giving VR developers the ability to embed 360-degree photo and video capture in their experiences with a new software development kit made available Wednesday.

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Facebook wants you to hang out with your friends in VR

Facebook is making it possible to hang out with your friends in virtual reality using Spaces , a new app the company launched Tuesday for the Oculus Rift. The app will allow people to join a shared, immersive video call, represented...

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IoT meets augmented reality

At PTC, converging techs enable a world of game-changing product management capabilities

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How HoloLens lets you collaborate in context

Going hands-free and heads-up is good for productivity, but the real-world context that you get with HoloLens can improve collaboration in profound and unexpected ways.

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New guidelines point to an augmented future

The augmented reality guidelines will promote interoperability, their creators said.

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AMD to cut wires from VR headsets with Nitero acquisition

AMD acquires Nitero for an undisclosed amount.

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