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Poll: Which Tech Sector Will Attract the Most Investment in 2019?
Phil Oakley  
1/14/2019   Post a comment
Will blockchain finally come into the mainstream in 2019, or will AI continue to be an upstoppable behemoth? Or will augmented reality make a return?
Third of Millennials Think AI Will 'Destroy Us' – Study
Phil Oakley  
8/10/2018   Post a comment
Distrust of technology among young people is high, especially when it comes to AI, according to a new report.
AR/VR Headset Shipments Down 30% in Q1 2018 – IDC
Phil Oakley  
6/20/2018   Post a comment
AR/VR headsets shipments are expected to total over 60 million in 2022.
Try Out the Quintessence AM37 Boat Configurator at TechXLR8 2018
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6/12/2018   1 comment
The Quintessence AM37 lets you try out the same boat James Bond would use in a full VR experience.
22 Million VR/AR Devices to be Sold in 2018, Predicts CCS
Elliott Heath  
6/11/2018   1 comment
The volume of virtual/augmented reality devices sold this year is expected to be almost 50% higher than in 2017, according to analyst house CCS Insight.
To Develop Groundbreaking AR/VR Content, Look to the User First
Elin Gronow  
6/5/2018   1 comment
If we are to develop game-changing AR/VR content, we mnust look to our users first, says Susanne Krebs of
Startup Profile: FitXR
Phil Oakley  
5/24/2018   Post a comment
FitXR uses VR gaming to make people exercise.
AR/VR Entrepreneurs Need to Foster Sense of Community
Elin Gronow  
5/17/2018   1 comment
AR/VR is rapidly picking up pace, but the content is letting it down. Can an improved community feel to the growing sector help?
VR: Enabling the Impossible for Everyone
Elin Gronow  
5/16/2018   1 comment
Virtual reality is enabling a new kind of immersive experience, giving everyone the opportunity to fly fighter jets, for example.
How AR & VR Are Bringing Workplace Training Into the Modern Age
Elin Gronow  
5/3/2018   1 comment
The way companies train employees is changing as virtual and augmented realities are introduced to the workplace.
Augmented & Virtual Reality: Where Are We At?
Elin Gronow  
5/2/2018   1 comment
Take a look at what's happening in the augmented and virtual reality industry right now with this free webinar.
Bad VR/AR Experiences Can 'Increase Barrier to Entry'
Elin Gronow  
4/26/2018   1 comment
Preloaded's creative director, Phil Stuart, says brands risk alienating customers with VR/AR experiences if they're implemented incorrectly.
Reality Zero One Raises £285K to Build Digital Reality Replication Platform
Phil Oakley  
4/20/2018   Post a comment
Reality Zero One uses IoT sensors and cameras to replicate objects in great detail in the virtual world.
AR/VR Headset Sales Will Rebound in 2018 – IDC
Phil Oakley  
3/21/2018   Post a comment
AR/VR headset sales dropped last year but analyst firm IDC reckons they're about to rebound in a big way in 2018.
US Army Could Use VR to Help Train Soldiers – Exclusive Interview
Elin Gronow  
3/15/2018   Post a comment
We talk to Christina Corbat from V-Armed about how VR can help train those who deal with high-pressure situations on a daily basis.
Education Has More of a Need for AR&VR Than Entertainment
Elin Gronow  
3/8/2018   Post a comment
Daniel Inversini from Disney Research Zürich explains the two big AR/VR markets: entertainment and education.
AR & VR Startups Invited to Pitch at Mayor of London-Supported Event
Phil Oakley  
2/16/2018   Post a comment
TechInvest will see ten London-based augmented and virtual reality startups pitch to hundreds of gathered investors.
Startup Profile: Ballast
Phil Oakley  
1/17/2018   1 comment
Ballast is working on the first ever aquatic VR experience, aiming for a fully sensory virtual reality experience while immersed in water.
AI, AR, VR, Fintech & Talent Discussed in First TechXLR8 Twitter Chat
Phil Oakley  
1/12/2018   Post a comment
The first TechXLR8 Twitter chat of 2018 discussed what the year will bring for tech.
Investment Into AR/VR Totalled Over $3B in 2017
Phil Oakley  
1/8/2018   Post a comment
Investors plowed over $3 billion into the AR/VR industry in 2017 as the technology begins to mature after years of development.
Poll: Which Tech Sector Will Attract the Most Investment in 2018?
Phil Oakley  
1/4/2018   Post a comment
Vote in our poll on which tech sector will see the most investment in 2018.
2018's Workplace Comms to Be Bolstered by AR, VR, AI and IoT: Flock CEO
Phil Oakley  
12/29/2017   Post a comment
Flock CEO Bhavin Turakhia says AI, augmented and virtual realities, and the Internet of Things will play a big role in transforming the workplace in 2018.
VR Headset Sales Will Rise to 1.5 Million in 2018, Say Analysts
Phil Oakley  
12/19/2017   Post a comment
Sales of VR headsets are expected to rise substantially, with Oculus and HTC releasing models soon, but the industry still wants for use cases.
Nokia Kills OZO 360-Degree VR Camera, Cuts 310 Jobs
Phil Oakley  
10/10/2017   Post a comment
Nokia is killing its $45,000 360-degree VR camera, OZO, eliminating 310 positions in the process.
Contextualising Your Content with VR: Rendermedia
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7/3/2017   Post a comment
Rendermedia's Mark Miles looks at how technology is changing the way we view content.
IDC Predicts VR, AR Boom in Next 5 Years
Phil Oakley  
6/26/2017   1 comment
IDC estimates major growth in VR and AR headset shipments during the next five years, with VR set for consumer demand and AR making inroads in enterprise.
MelodyVR Announces Global Partnership With Microsoft
Phil Oakley  
6/22/2017   Post a comment
British company MelodyVR, a music virtual reality platform, has announced a global partnership with Microsoft.
Finnish Company Creates VR Headset With 'Human-Eye Resolution' Display
Phil Oakley  
6/19/2017   Post a comment
Varjo has developed a VR headset with a resolution of 70 megapixels, compared to 1.2MP on the current leading headmounted displays.
Apple Is Getting Into Virtual Reality in a Big Way
Phil Oakley  
6/7/2017   1 comment
Apple is launching a range of new desktop and laptop computers with updated internals, which includes support for virtual reality and external GPUs.
Nokia Livestreams Neurosurgery in Mixed Reality Using OZO Live
Phil Oakley  
6/7/2017   Post a comment
Nokia, along with Helsinki University Hospital, livestreamed a neurosurgical procedure to over 100 neurosurgeons around the world in full 360-degree, mixed reality video.
The Smart Guide to City Planning
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6/6/2017   Post a comment
Smart, digital technologies are starting to transform the city planning process, argues Euan Mills.
Virtual Reality Innovators to Show Off at London Tech Week
Phil Oakley  
6/6/2017   1 comment
StarVR and ZeroLight will announce 'one of the most visually impressive VR experiences to date' during London Tech Week.
Robot Trained in VR Has Mastered How to Pick Things Up
Phil Oakley  
6/5/2017   Post a comment
A team from UC Berkeley has been working on Dexterity Network, a neural network that is learning how to pick up unusual objects. Using VR, it's almost there...
Facebook Shows Off Oculus Rift & VR Tech in London
Phil Oakley  
5/25/2017   Post a comment
Facebook showed off its Oculus Rift virtual reality technology in London, giving a sneak peek at what VR could do for work.
Advir Publishes Report on How to Advertise in VR
Phil Oakley  
5/24/2017   1 comment
Advertising in VR is hard, so VR-first company Advir has a new report to fix that.
Ricoh Unveils Latest 360° Camera in the Theta Line
Phil Oakley  
5/19/2017   Post a comment
Ricoh's new 360° camera shoots and livestreams in 4K and runs on Android.
OpenAI Teaches Robots Using Single Demonstrations in VR
Phil Oakley  
5/17/2017   1 comment
The non-profit organization backed by Elon Musk can train robots in simulated environments, and then have the robot carry out the same procedure in real life.
British VR Startup Improbable Raises $500M, Valued at $1B
Phil Oakley  
5/12/2017   2 comments
Improbable uses VR to build vast, expansive and hugely impressive online worlds for both consumers and industry, but still doesn't make money.
Say Hello to the 'Augmented Customer'
Phil Oakley  
5/2/2017   Post a comment
By 2021, the 'Augmented Customer' will come to the fore, according to a new report from technology research house Ovum.
TechTV: Live Video from London Tech Week / TechXLR8
5/1/2017   1 comment
This is Tech TV, showcasing all the latest news on technology innovation from London Tech Week. Don't miss all the live action from the week's flagship event, TechXLR8, featuring eight different tracks covering VR, AR, AI, 5G, IoT, advanced robotics, connected cars and more, as well as highlights from the 200-plus London Tech Week events happening across the capital, including the UK's first Drone Racing League competition. Stay tuned to Tech TV!
Will Oracle Be a Magnet for AI, VR Innovators?
Ray Le Maistre  
4/25/2017   Post a comment
IT giant Oracle is seeking to attract innovative developers to work at an internal startup focused on cloud, analytics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and more… but who will sign up?

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