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VR Watch — Inside VR & AR, November 9th, 2017

SteamVR for Windows / Harry Potter AR game / RideVR theme park headsets

Source: inside.com

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.

AR and VR Kiosk Coming to a Kiosk Near You

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 »

Blast From Past – NCR Room 504

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 »

Emerging Tech Brief — VR news and AR news

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 »

Just How Big Is The Virtual Reality Market And Where Is It Going Next?

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

Source: www.forbes.com

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.