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NZ Geographic uses VR to show off NZ’s beauty
There’s no doubt that we live in a beautiful country and New Zealand Geographic’s new virtual reality project certainly proves it.
Interview: VR’s imminent impact on the data centre
Interxion's Bryan Hill shares his insights on the impact VR will have on the data centre industry, whether we have the necessary infrastructure, and the potential risks.
China vs the US – who’s winning the ICT market battle?
Amidst trade tensions, the two superpowers are taking two very different paths with their ICT investments.
Gartner’s top 10 tech trends for 2019
Gartner has released a list of what it sees as the most important strategic tech trends to be aware of in the quickly upcoming year.
Air NZ demos immersive AR tourism board game
Players can see a giant kauri tree grow, meet a grumpy Hobbit, experience a bird’s eye view of a helicopter bungy jump, and they can even get splashed by a breaching whale.
What's next for Oculus - a look at the latest announcements
It’s shaping up to be a big year for Oculus and VR fans, especially those who who fancy a bit of Star Wars and some new gear to go with it.
Using technology to inspire customers
"It starts with understanding what drives your existing customers."
Transform responsibly - CompTIA’s top 10 tech trends
From IoT to AI, these innovations have the greatest potential to make near-term impacts on business, but CompTIA warns to approach them with care.
IDC - Sharp dip in VR headset shipment numbers won’t last
Despite global shipment numbers dropping by more than a third, the market outlook is still positive an IDC Tracker report shows.
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.
Tech Futures Lab launches Digital Suitcase to upskill everyday adults
Digital Suitcase is an online platform that teaches everyday adults digital knowledge that they need to thrive in the digital world.
Photo gallery: An inside look at Adobe Symposium 2018
This event was the place to be for both A/NZ creative professionals as well as forward-looking businesses of all sizes.
Immersive storytelling: Adobe’s vision for VR/AR
Before the event, Adobe announced that they would be featuring VR and some of the ways they see it impacting the future.
Video: SIGGRAPH 2018 - The art and innovation
A five-minute video highlighting some of the most interesting moments in art and innovation at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver.
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.
Will virtual reality revolutionise staff training?
"For any company wanting to embark on VR training, it is best to start with a small project."
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.
Emirates flies high with VR technology
This new feature available on emirates.com allows users to navigate through the Economy, Business and First Class cabins.
Is it an elixir? Is it a bottle? No, it's a wireless charger
Wireless charging has had a redesign, you might say.
IDC - AR and VR sales about to get real after slow start
Despite a poor start to 2018, IDC anticipates the overall market will return to growth over the remainder of the year.
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.
AR, VR ready to roll out and revolutionise retail - GlobalData
AR and VR technologies are reshaping the retail landscape by improving customer experience both in-store and online.