How much important for Google the virtual or augmented reality


This October, several weeks after Apple's event, Google is expected to launch the Pixel 2, its new flagship Android smartphone and the follow-up to last year's original Pixel. What will be interesting to see is if Google uses the event to talk about augmented reality.Just recently, the company released ARcore, an augmented

AR and VR Headsets up 25.5 Percent Year over Year

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2.1 million augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality headsets shipped in the second quarter of 2017, a 25.5 percent increase compared to the same period of 2016, according to a new report from International Data Corp. (IDC)."Virtual reality products once again made up more than 98 percent of shipments in

NASA Explores Virtual Reality Applications


NASA is the latest organization to embrace virtual and augmented reality. Thomas Grubb, an engineer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is leading a team to develop six multidisciplinary pilot projects highlighting the potential of VR and AR applications that could be used by NASA in the future.“Anyone who followed the

Why Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are the same thing

People are already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video and heads-up displays. It will get worse before it gets better. I hesitate to expose the truth, because the public is already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video

Virtual Reality, AR & Drones – Looking to the Future

VMware’s Charles Barratt looks to the future of retail and how the customer experience will be transformed via technology. From virtual reality dressing rooms and drone deliveries, to iPads in store and targeted mobile advertising, the retail sector is arguably at the forefront of technological innovation. The industry’s focus on data

Is the future VR or AR?

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Google isn’t trying to hide what it’s doing with virtual reality. The long-term goal, said Google VR boss Clay Bavor on the latest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, is rethinking “any experience with sight and sound.”“It’s not that hard to see where this all goes,” Bavor told Recode’s Kara

Virtual and augmented reality coming to the fitness world

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Health technology continues to expand across general fitness werarables and advanced medical instruments. With the home fitness market, a big growth area is with virtual and augmented reality.The prediction that virtual and augmented reality is set to alter how consumers interact with digital health has been made by non-profit industry

AR and VR what’s the different

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Despite the fact that neither the Oculus Rift nor HTC Vive , as nor any other VR and AR controllers still not as widespread among players and users in general, regardless of virtual reality still falls under the great news. Virtual reality is something that is very real. Although we

VR and AR investments reach US$2 billion in past year

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Deal makers in the virtual and augmented reality space invested US$2 billion across 27 sectors in the past year, according to new research. Digi-Capital’s latest AR and VR report claimed that US$800 million had been invested in Q2 2017 after a “quieter first quarter”. “While investment hasn’t hit the record peak of