What's New

Better Living Through Virtual Reality

Better Living Through Virtual Reality

"Residents settle into swivel chairs in a beauty shop on the campus of Ebenezer, a senior living community in the heart of the Minneapolis, Minn. They strap on Samsung Gear VR headsets. With a couple of clicks on the side of their goggles, they are transported to Stonehenge. Or find themselves sitting on the deck of a paddle boat cruising down the Mississippi River. Or standing on stage with violinist and vocalist Gaelynn Lea as she sings a haunting ballad."

Read more at IEEE Spectrum

Feature Article

Disruptive Technologies for a Smart Planet Impacting Beyond 2040 IV

Disruptive Technologies for a Smart Planet Impacting Beyond 2040 IV

"Augmented Reality will create significant power demand in the next decade and in the following ones. Increased computation required by ubiquitous use of artificial intelligence and continuous communications (e.g. with our digital twin) is also increasing the power demand."

Read more at the IEEE Future Directions Blog

Technology Spotlight

AR Investors Share Insights on the Industry’s 2018 Trajectory

AR Investors Share Insights on the Industry’s 2018 Trajectory

What's ahead for mobile AR this year? In this article, VentureBeat interviews eight investors who provide their insights on risks and opportunities for the AR industry and startups entering the space in 2018.

Read more at VentureBeat