Industry

Wearable devices, the internet of things (IoT) and virtual/augmented reality are set to explode into a large market by 2020. The emerging technology industry in general is primed and ready for use and adoption in the enterprise while consumer-grade devices mature.

Microsoft HoloLens – From Fiction to Real Tech
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Microsoft HoloLens – From Fiction to Real Tech

Microsoft is Creating Holographic-Reality Microsoft HoloLens is a huge step forward for Virtual & Augmented Reality. HoloLens, as described by Microsoft, is the fully untethered, see-through holographic computer. HoloLens enables its users to experience high-definition holograms by integrating them with their physical places, spaces, and things. This experience is defined as ’mixed reality’ by Microsoft. Microsoft has […]

SmartCam 3D View Tested In-flight
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SmartCam 3D View Tested In-flight

Rapid Imaging Software started assessing the performance of its SmartCam 3D View software during flight very recently.  This software is designed to offer UAS operators Augmented Reality waypoints as well as geographical points during flight. It was reported in a media release that this Augmented Reality software also places parcel numbers and airspace boundaries alongside […]

Seeing a Better Future Through ODG Glasses
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Seeing a Better Future Through ODG Glasses

Seeing a Better Future Through ODG Glasses Hiding behind its out-of-the-box humble façade, Osterhout Design Group (ODG) is busy working on a highly ambitious project of a state-of-the-art AR glasses. Ralph Osterhout, the owner of the company, is credited with such impressive creations as the submarine in the Bond movie of 1977 named The Spy […]

The HoloDeck – Positive and Negative Scenarios
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The HoloDeck – Positive and Negative Scenarios

The HoloDeck – Positive and Negative Scenarios The first time we heard of ‘holodeck’ was in the pilot episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation named Encounter at Farpoint. Something along the same line appeared in The Practical Joker, the animated series of Star Trek released in 1974.  What is impressive about the Holodeck is […]

Virtual Reality as Stress Relieving Technology
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Virtual Reality as Stress Relieving Technology

Virtual Reality as Stress Relieving Technology Virtual Reality claims to relieve people from various anxieties, and the technological advancements support this claim with a great success. For instance, VR can be used to provide relief to the people who suffer from aviophobia (fear of flying) to wear during a plane’s take-off or landing or for […]

The Full Potential of the IoT
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The Full Potential of the IoT

Three Fundamentals for Bringing Out Full Potential of the IoT How far will the Internet of Things (IoT) change our lifestyle? In order to have some idea, let’s consider this hypothetical situation. You are in for a hip surgery. As you look at the surgeon, you find him wearing Google Glasses Enterprise Edition or something along […]

The Pros and Cons of Augmented Reality-based Training in Industrial Environments
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The Pros and Cons of Augmented Reality-based Training in Industrial Environments

The Pros and Cons of Augmented Reality-based Training in Industrial Environments Training is an obvious area where Augmented Reality tools can be implemented to have an immediate impact in efficiency and increase quality. Now, industries differ and the demands of differing industries also differ – with regard to training. Their standards to gauge effectiveness of the training […]

Implications of IoT for Transportation Industry
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Implications of IoT for Transportation Industry

Implications of IoT for Transportation Industry New Digital Competition, a report by VINT on Design to Disrupt (D2D), highlights platform economy for different industry segments. The report put forth ten principles of which ‘Getting the MOST out of SMACT’ begs our attention for a specific reason. It draws our attention to the potential the Internet […]

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