Infinadeck wants to put its Ready Player One tech in your home

Infinadeck wants to put its Ready Player One tech in your home

Infinideck, the company that built the omnidirectional treadmill used in Ready Player One is adapting its technology for consumers.The company developed its omnidirectional treadmill technology several years ago, but it never came to consumer markets.

VR lessons from Arizona Sunshine's success

VR lessons from Arizona Sunshine's success

Ideally, you would develop these versions in parallel to preserve content and feature parity and allow for cross-platform play in a multiplayer game such as Arizona Sunshine.

Open Source Best Practices for Corporate IT

Open Source Best Practices for Corporate IT

This best practice has many benefits for an organization to develop an enhanced ecosystem for their platform, but this is only possible through access to a pool of talented individuals.

Apple Finally Reveals 5G iPhones ... and HomePod Mini

Apple Finally Reveals 5G iPhones ... and HomePod Mini

All of the new iPhones are built around Apple's blazing fast A14 Bionic chip, support all flavors of 5G wireless connectivity, and are protected by a Ceramic Shield that protects the phone from damage after a fall four times better than in previous models.

Kevin Williams: LBVR is not dead, it is rising again

Kevin Williams: LBVR is not dead, it is rising again

The LBE VR industry has been following guidelines since we first deployed VR headsets in public entertainment back in the ’90s , but the reality for the post-COVID outbreak market has been magnified as all cleaning and hygiene are in the public space.

Report from the House of Representatives may suggest that the Facebook login requirement for the Oculus Quest 2 is anticompetitive.

Report from the House of Representatives may suggest that the Facebook login requirement for the Oculus Quest 2 is anticompetitive.

The report states that, “conditioning access to a product or service in which a firm has market power to the use of a separate product or service is anticompetitive.”.The company used its data advantage to create superior market intelligence to identify nascent competitive threats and then acquire, copy, or kill these firms.

Virtual Travel Marketing's Cure for Wanderlust

Virtual Travel Marketing's Cure for Wanderlust

Virtual travel marketing can offer a close-to-reality experience, inspiring people to learn about destinations, dream about journeys, and eventually book trips.For a virtual travel marketing campaign to be successful, it needs to engage people as much or more than would an actual trip.

Consumers Expect More From Brands to Earn Loyalty

Consumers Expect More From Brands to Earn Loyalty

Formation, a company using artificial intelligence to drive loyalty programs for brands like Starbucks and United Airlines, released a report on Wednesday with data that shows that the more personalization tactics a brand uses, the more loyal a consumer is to that brand.

Ushering an Era of Human Oriented Computing

Ushering an Era of Human Oriented Computing

With the iPhone, we saw a device that was born from the medium of mobility and computing purely for that medium, with a completely new paradigm that you are so used to now.

Facebook's $2 billion bet on virtual reality looks like one of Mark Zuckerberg's rare mistakes

Facebook's $2 billion bet on virtual reality looks like one of Mark Zuckerberg's rare mistakes

Although Oculus Gear VR headsets are practically handed out with Samsung smartphones, the company's more expensive Oculus Rift platform doesn't appear to have attracted any real following.I know people who own the PlayStation VR.

Koch Media  -  Koch Media acquires Vertigo Games and enters VR gaming market

Koch Media - Koch Media acquires Vertigo Games and enters VR gaming market

Having exclusively focused on the VR gaming market since 2013, Vertigo Games launched its own VR brand Arizona Sunshine in 2016 and branched out with publishing and location-based-entertainment (LBE), business for third-party VR games in 2017/2018.

How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality

How XpertVR Is Changing the Face of Traditional Research With Virtual Reality

XpertVR uses immersive solutions to simulate stores, retailers, and many other user experiences, without having to build physical assets.From consumer behavior research to product A/B testing, the startup can create a variety of simulations to fit the needs of their clients.

Tech Job Market Hot for the Near Future

Tech Job Market Hot for the Near Future

Austin, Tx., Atlanta, Ga., and Raleigh, N.C., are the top three cities that will see the greatest number of postings for high-tech jobs that are in demand for the next three to five years, Stewart said.

Applying AI to Bring a 'Better You' to Video Meetings

Applying AI to Bring a 'Better You' to Video Meetings

Last week, Qualcomm, Intel, and Nvidia may have showcased the way to do this by focusing much of their new offerings on making you look better; and looking better, because it's connected to status, could be an excellent foundation for driving demand.

25-Year Anniversary: How Windows 95 Forever Changed Personal Computing

25-Year Anniversary: How Windows 95 Forever Changed Personal Computing

From the standpoint of lines and demand, nothing that preceded the product even came close, and even after the launch, only Apple has been able to drive the same level of excitement -- but not for an operating system, only for complete hardware.

Is Virtual Reality The Next Big Break For B2B?

Is Virtual Reality The Next Big Break For B2B?

While most virtual reality applications would find a home in the consumer market, such as gaming or media consumption, there are individual companies in the B2B segment that have been using it to promote their products.

Latest Shopping Trends Emphasize Need for Retail Marketing Foresight

Latest Shopping Trends Emphasize Need for Retail Marketing Foresight

With order online and pick up in-store options gaining importance during the pandemic, it is pivotal for retailers to have a strong omnichannel strategy with a single view of inventory in order to capitalize on changing consumer shopping trends and prepare for the earlier shopping season," explained Sularia.

Virtual Reality Check

Virtual Reality Check

Peixe says he ran into some problems during the six months in 2019 that he spent creating the game on Quill, a VR illustration platform (and still working full-time at Disney)—like, “how to keep the audience looking at the right place at the right moment”—but he worked through them, and it wasn’t long before the VR developer Oculus took notice of his work.

The Critical Nature of Qualcomm's Appellate Court Win

The Critical Nature of Qualcomm's Appellate Court Win

This capability allows a small company like OnePlus (that manufactures the phone I currently carry) to compete with a much larger company like Apple -- and build an arguably better product.

Wuchi online

Wuchi online

By the time I send out applications, I want to feel fairly confident in every area -- I say fairly, because I don’t think it’s reasonable to be completely prepared in all of these areas (especially with how varied the interview process still is from company to company for different XR roles).

5G Rollout Includes Challenges to Supply Chain, WFH Value

5G Rollout Includes Challenges to Supply Chain, WFH Value

Najeeb, Digital Marketing Analyst at Fingent, an enterprise software development company headquartered in White Plains, N.Y. But like anything new in the electronics world, the innovative higher-speed technology is much more complex when it comes to security concerns, he warned.

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

Apple, Microsoft, Facebook Rumble Over Game Streaming Apps

"Apple's position on blocking xCloud and other cloud gaming services is unsustainable, particularly as other content streaming services such as Netflix are already on the App Store," he told TechNewsWorld.

Panic Buying Sparks New E-Tail Strategies

Panic Buying Sparks New E-Tail Strategies

Scrum50 recently teamed up with and snack company Mondelēz in a presentation sponsored by Salsify in a Digital Virtual Shelf Summit that discussed new trends in e-commerce bundling and how brands can make strategic changes today that will continue to capture new customers tomorrow.

Is the Gartner Magic Quadrant Obsolete?

Is the Gartner Magic Quadrant Obsolete?

In addition to being inherently subjective, Gartner requires robotic process automation (RPA) vendors to meet stringent specific criteria, including revenue, operating budget, and client number thresholds, for inclusion and even consideration in a Magic Quadrant.

Google Bringing Cash, Nest to ADT

Google Bringing Cash, Nest to ADT

In a statement, the pair explained that the partnership will integrate Google's hardware and services and ADT's DIY and professionally installed smart home security solutions to innovate the residential and small business security industry.

Why VR providers are pinning their hopes on profiting from ‘Zoom fatigue’

Why VR providers are pinning their hopes on profiting from ‘Zoom fatigue’

The company has launched its new software platform, AfterNow Prez Remote, in private beta.In May the company partnered up with headset manufacturer Varjo, to both bolster enterprise usability of VR and provide a better user experience for remote working.

Digital Fraud Flourishing During Pandemic: Report

Digital Fraud Flourishing During Pandemic: Report

A group of 15 fraudsters in Russia with identical IP addresses (a fraud ring), who Sift named "Bargain Bear," worked together to test dozens of credit cards and digital wallets by posting fraudulent content listings on an e-commerce marketplace.

More Autonomous Cloud From Oracle

More Autonomous Cloud From Oracle

Oracle's new offerings, really packaging of existing recent high-performance products for the enterprise market, enable these companies to continue running their data and datacenters on premise while still benefitting from gains made by its autonomous database like eliminating most forms of routine maintenance and operations activities.

The Essential Need for 5G in the COVID World

The Essential Need for 5G in the COVID World

Wrapping Up. Pulling cable and fiber, particularly during a pandemic, is problematic; and up until now 5G wide area technology wasn't as fast or secure as we needed it to be.

Pico Becomes Last One Standing in Enterprise 3DoF

Pico Becomes Last One Standing in Enterprise 3DoF

In June, Oculus announced that it would no longer carry Go. As if in response, Pico announced the addition of new headsets in its G2 4K line – cornering the market on industry 3DoF.