SteamVR for Windows / Harry Potter AR game / RideVR theme park headsets
Pretty cool — VR Coaster and Sensics have partnered to create RideVR, all-in-one VR headsets for theme parks. The headset’s display can detach from the head and chin strap while guests are adjusting the fit, and the face masks are hypo-allergenic, reusable, and machine washable.
Although still in their relative infancy, augmented reality and virtual reality technologies promise to greatly expand the types of screen-based applications in the marketplace. By Richard Slawsky contributor A new dimension is about to be added to the world of customer-facing screens. Retailers and other businesses are working to incorporate augmented reality and virtual reality to change the… Read More »
With the recent news of the Walmart Innovation Lab 415-C soliciting new tech ideas, I thought it would be useful to look back at one of the original Star Labs. From March 22, 2002 Technology Spotlight — NCR Room 504 In these days of busted budgets and deferred deployments, it was a real treat while at the ATMIA… Read More »
CEO Tim Cook is betting on augmented reality, a cousin of VR that he believes will keep his company on top and may even supplant the iPhone.
The big bang…
We track VR and AR and here is some of the recent news. Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger has no interest in using VR headsets at the company’s theme parks. This is a response to rival theme parks, like Six Flags and SeaWorld, integrating VR headsets to rides. Instead, Iger is open to using AR technology on rides and attractions. Disney’s CEO also… Read More »
Virtual reality is catching on in China. Just ask Zhang Yimou, the man who choreographed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Movie director is converting his movies to VR so fans can immerse in theme park.
Walmart’s 200 “Walmart Academy” training centers are all planning to incorporate virtual reality by the end of 2017, after an earlier pilot program. The limited curriculum is being produce
2016 was a pivotal year for VR but how big is the industry right now? Here are some figures that show who shipped what…but that’s not the fina
There are currently two main categories of VR currently available: mobile (Samsung/Google) and PC (Oculus). Facebook believes there is another space in the middle of the spectrum and is working on a cheaper device. Intel is also working a headset called Project Alloy.