Collaborative Augmented Reality from Blue Vision Labs If VR has its challenges as a social platform, the idea of collaborative Augmented Reality seems even more elusive. Both Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore have been firmly rooted in the single user … Continue reading Social augmented reality
Virtual Reality — Not Just for Gamers I would never describe myself as a gamer since I have seldom played computer games in since my teens however my first taste of VR blew me away! Not just because the games are more … Continue reading An experience for everyone
10 ethical concerns that will shape the VR industry Virtual reality (VR) has a great deal of potential for the betterment of society – whether it be inspiring social change or training surgeons for delicate medical procedures. But as with … Continue reading The ethics of VR
Virtual reality will make lives better … mostly There is plenty of talk about how social media, artificial intelligence and robots will change our world. Virtual reality has received less attention. Yet more than 1 million headsets were shipped in … Continue reading Managing our empathy
Social VR — The Hero We All Deserve? VR buzzword of the month: Social. ‘1 billion people in virtual reality’. That’s another hot headline that I’ve already seen in three separate decks in the same conference. Another common thread in all three … Continue reading Is Social VR the next big thing?
The Ultimate Escapism A tech innovator develops biological software that conjures a virtual reality in one’s mind, partly in the hopes of reviving her brother, who has been held in a comalike state. But the software, which is really a … Continue reading VR addiction
Virtual reality dating: What’s it like to take someone out online? From Match.com, which launched in 1995, the idea of meeting and chatting with someone in a digital space has spread to Facebook, Second Life and apps like Tinder. With … Continue reading Immersive dating