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The Internet of Vehicles – Automotive Technology of the Future
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The Internet of Vehicles – Automotive Technology of the Future

The state of UI design in most vehicles today is widely criticized for being unintuitive, outdated, and aesthetically unappealing. Car manufacturers have been slow to implement the quality of design that other industries assume as standard. As a result, many designers have taken on this opportunity to speculate how the future of vehicle UIs will […]

How GWT Unlocks Augmented Reality in Your Browser
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How GWT Unlocks Augmented Reality in Your Browser

In our previous post on the GWT Web Toolkit, we discussed the strengths and characteristics of GWT, which, to recall the general idea, lets us transpile Java source code into JavaScript, and mix Java and JavaScript libraries seamlessly. We noted that the JavaScript generated by GWT is dramatically optimized. In today’s post, we would like […]

Nokia Technologies Partners With Disney To Film The Future of VR
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Nokia Technologies Partners With Disney To Film The Future of VR

Nokia Technologies today announced a partnership with Disney to explore the creation of virtual reality (VR) content in filmmaking using Nokia’s OZO, the world’s first VR camera, to film behind-the-scenes movie extras. As part of the agreement, Nokia will work with Disney to provide equipment and VR technologies to support the creation of special VR […]

Film Masterpiece: “Allumette” Debuts As First VR Narrative At The Tribeca Film Festival
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Film Masterpiece: “Allumette” Debuts As First VR Narrative At The Tribeca Film Festival

Allumette, the latest creation of Penrose Studios, a small startup comprised of Oculus Rift, DreamWorks and Pixar alumni including Eugene Chung, founder and CEO, who was previously Head of Film & Media at Oculus VR, debuts as the first virtual reality narrative at the Tribeca Film Festival. Six degrees of freedom is huge,” says Allumette […]

First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide
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First-ever Virtual Reality Operation Live-Streamed Worldwide

UK doctor turns the operating room into an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience using special cameras to live-stream a 360-degree view of a surgical procedure to users worldwide. Dr. Shafi Ahmed, a cancer surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, who is pioneering VR surgery, broadcast the first live surgery – in virtual reality April 14. […]

Google and NASA Partner to Explore Quantum Computing With the D-Wave 2X
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Google and NASA Partner to Explore Quantum Computing With the D-Wave 2X

Google and NASA partner to explore quantum computing using D-wave 2X technology. Although the concept of quantum computing has been around since the early 1980’s, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is revamping modern research and the computing industry. According to recent reports, Google and NASA have been studying […]

4D 360VR, AR installation with 3D Immersive Street Art – Mark Conference at Rutgers University by Anthony Cappetto
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4D 360VR, AR installation with 3D Immersive Street Art – Mark Conference at Rutgers University by Anthony Cappetto

Hello Readers, Art for After Hours is bringing 4D emerging technologies such as 360 degree virtual reality and augmented reality into our 3D hand drawn/painted anamorphic street paintings as an immersive experience differing from anything on the scene to date. Yes, I’m posing for the camera but this picture was just before a lecture that […]

EUROPE’S LARGEST AR AND VR CONFERENCE AND EXPO IN LONDON NEXT MONTH
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EUROPE’S LARGEST AR AND VR CONFERENCE AND EXPO IN LONDON NEXT MONTH

The Wearable Technology Show, co located with The Augmented Reality Show, will host Europe’s largest AR and VR offering in London next month. The event takes place 15-16 March at ExCeL and has just been nominated as Tech.London’s Spotlight Event for the month by the Mayor of London’s office. Sony Mobile’s developer advocate Joakim Elvander […]

Microsoft HoloLens Review – Bridging The Gap Between AR And VR
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Microsoft HoloLens Review – Bridging The Gap Between AR And VR

BY NERMIN HAJDARBEGOVIC – TECHNICAL EDITOR @ TOPTAL Microsoft has a long tradition of spicing up relatively dull product announcements with compelling tech demos, and the Windows 10 announcement was no exception. The software giant used the opportunity to create a fair amount of buzz about the HoloLens, a futuristic headset that offers a glimpse […]

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