How The NY Times Is Sparking the VR Journalism Revolution Street artists normally work in the shadows. But on April 11 French artist JR threw up a new stunning piece right in the heart of Manhattan in broad daylight. His … Continue reading VR as a medium for journalism
Virtual Reality: The Future of Sports Training? The recent Stanford Sports Innovation Conference included many compelling speakers, including former Secretary of State (and current College Football Committee Member) Condoleeza Rice, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and San Francisco 49ers President Paraag … Continue reading VR for athletes
3 ways VR helps science education Over the past few years, education—from the elementary to the post-secondary level—has started to put much greater emphasis on the STEM fields, that is, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The reason for this is … Continue reading Immersive virtual reality for students
How Augmented Reality Became Disruptive In 2006 John Peddy Research pegged the value of augmented reality industry, a space generally reliant on webcams and desktops, to be in the ballpark of $150 million. This news was coupled with the disclaimer … Continue reading Is it the time for an entirely augmented world?
Would You Shop For Shoes In Virtual Reality? Does the future of retailing lie in a virtual shopping experience? That is what digital marketing agency SapientNitro and VR technology platform Sixense, are hoping may be the next wave of digital … Continue reading Shoe shopping in VR
Enter the labyrinth: getting lost in Door into the Dark I started out in a box with white walls, a low chair, and a locked cabinet — the world’s most ominous waiting room. A map of some territory I don’t … Continue reading Experiencing sensory deprivation
The Machines Are Coming The machine hums along, quietly scanning the slides, generating Pap smear diagnostics, just the way a college-educated, well-compensated lab technician might. A robot with emotion-detection software interviews visitors to the United States at the border. In … Continue reading The virtual workplace