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IEEE Digital Reality Announces Collaboration with IEEE ICICLE XR SIG


IEEE Digital Reality is proud to collaborate with IEEE IC Industry Consortium on Learning Engineering (ICICLE). Learn more about the ICICLE XR for Learning and Performance Augmentation SIG, which aims to identify and build upon opportunities for supporting learning engineers to leverage current and future virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and other XR technologies for supporting and enhancing learning and human performance in evidence-based and research-grounded ways.

Read more at the IEEE ICICLE website



IEEE Digital Reality Podcast Series

IEEE Digital Reality Podcast Series

Check out the first episode in our IEEE Digital Reality Podcast Series. Our first guest, Conor Russomanno, Director of Advanced Interfaces at Meta and co-founder and CEO of OpenBCI, shared his views on the future of AR and VR, brain computer interfacing, key challenges, and more!

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IEEE Digital Reality at AWE USA 2018

Advanced Broadcast Technology - Augmented World Expo (AWE 2018)Advanced Broadcast Technology: AR, VR, & XR Technologies and Development
Advanced Broadcast Technology

Advanced Broadcast Technology shows highlights of new technology in AR, VR, and MR at the 2018 Augmented World Expo. The episode features a short overview of the IEEE Digital Reality Initiative. The show also includes technology demonstrations from Animaker, Byond, Epson, Holosuit, Microsoft, NuHeara, Third Eye Gen, and Varjo. The 2018 AWE event was held in Santa Clara, CA.

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News Articles

Augmented Reality Tools Help Health Care Workers in War Zones
ECN - September 2018

Purdue University presents new approach to providing surgical expertise in war zones and other dangerous areas by using augmented reality tools to connect with health care professionals around the world, enabling mentors to provide instant feedback to field surgeons.

Read more at ECN


Scientists Suit Up with VR Goggles to Study Human Body
ECN - September 2018

Virtual reality goggles which allow doctors to examine a brain slice up close and personal or teach high school students about the ear’s anatomical structures via interactive 3D visual make learning easier to get an intuitive grasp of the human anatomy.

Read more at ECN


Apple Buys Augmented-Reality Display Startup Akonia Holographics
Bloomberg - August 2018

Apple has acquired tech company Akonia Holographics, which specializes in lenses for augmented reality glasses. Experts believe the move could indicate that Apple plans to develop a wearable AR device.

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The Future of Augmented Reality Is Serious Business
PCMag.com - August 2018

A new infographic from Lumus illustrates where Augmented Reality technology is going and how it will make a serious impact on the industries of the world, from video games to healthcare to real estate and more.

Read more at PCMag.com


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