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VR headset market going nowhere fast, but IDC confident in revival
While VR headset shipments have fallen 33.7% since last year, IDC says there is set to be a u-turn as the commercial sector gains traction.
NZ-made game Sustain-a-city brings VR to modern city design
Forget Sim City - a new game developed right here in New Zealand might just be a modern take on city design.
Virtual reality could be the future of market research
"I thought the time was right to jump into this VR gap because the first consumer VR headsets were released just as I began working on my PhD.”
University of Auckland property students get a taste of VR
The University of Auckland’s Business School is now using virtual reality (VR) to teach students about construction and leaky homes.
Aged care residents live out their dreams in virtual reality
Age is no excuse for experiencing the rich world of virtual reality, as three dementia patients from Sydney discovered for themselves recently.
Learn How to Harness Virtual Reality for Enterprise
VR and AR are moving beyond entertainment, rapidly becoming an influential industry with solutions spanning a range of enterprises.
How virtual reality is making people more human-centric
Most people are connected to one device or another throughout the day, and many have speculated that being more connected has made us more alone.
Architecture goes virtual with iStaging
iStaging announced the release of a brand-new feature that allows users to create floor plans on their VR Maker app.
Could this game be the Sims City of VR?
Plethora Project and Devolver Digital have released Block’hood VR, a virtual reality enabled version of their award-winning building project.
The VR/AR market could be worth $1.8 billion in 2018
Gaming remains the primary reason for sales of VR devices and this is unlikely to change over the next few years.
A glance at the future: Mind-reading AI, VR journalism & radical collaboration
Let's imagine a situation in which a police department of the future adopts "mind-reading" technology to predict a crime before it even happens.
UK lags behind EU in tech investment, but strong in hybrid cloud
A new survey from Dell Technologies has revealed the UK is lagging behind its EU counterparts in tech investment like AI, VR and HPC.
AR/VR headset market forecast to rocket 48.5% in 2018
After its brief hiccup in 2017, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets market is set to offer opportunities aplenty.
Fonterra steps into the realm of VR with new training program
Fonterra and Beca have partnered to develop virtual reality health and safety training technology.
YOU’RE INVITED: Explore how interactive VR can give your business a competitive edge
Attendees will also go into the draw to win dinner for two at the Rydges Auckland in a one-of-a-kind dining in the dark experience.
Traditional healthcare stirred up by new VR tech
VR Inner Child has helped children overcome the fear of heights and has the potential to help children overcome other anxiety orders.
Massey Uni and NZVRARA team up to support VR development
“The mixed and virtual reality industry in New Zealand is estimated to double within two years.”
New to VR? Here’s how you can use it in the workplace
Virtual reality can help you expand your consumer base and fine-tune your brand identity.
Microsoft helps Australian company democratise new VR tech
“Think about the analytics – the retailer can say ‘what items are people selecting that they are not necessarily trying on?"
Sit back and enjoy your TV shows in VR
"With Pico’s lineup of headsets, it has never been easier to dive into a library of virtual spaces."
AR or VR? GlobalData says one will offer far greater opportunities
Both of these technologies often make the headlines as 'game changers', but GlobalData says only one is set to completely disrupt modern business.
PlayStation VR’s first AAA title: Skyrim VR
Bethesda commences its assault into the VR space with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR.
Christchurch company produces VR pilot training app for Ports of Auckland
The LWA app uses virtual reality to safely simulate the experience maritime pilots go through when getting on and off ships.
AWS announces new development platform for VR, AR, and 3D apps
VR and AR apps created in Amazon Sumerian will run in any browser that supports WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering.
E-book: The quick MSP guide to Security-as-a-Service
You may have a great security offering in you -aaS portfolio, but how do you know if it's the right one? And what could it cost you if it isn't?
Whitepaper: How MSPs can escape technology's all-too-familiar Catch-22
Managed service providers may be hurting themselves by relying on technology platforms that are ‘good enough'.
Six key steps to growing your MSP business
In order to remain competitive, MSPs are being forced to become not just good in their operations, but great - here's some expert advice.
The quick guide to understanding cybercriminals' motivations
Check out this incredibly helpful and interesting guide to exactly what cybercriminals are after, and how you can keep yourself safe.
Whitepaper: How businesses can buff up their cyber defences
By 2020, 60% of digital businesses will suffer major service failures due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk.