If someday it’s said that here is your chance to save an airport from terrorists, escape insurgents in South Sudan, and rescue civilians in an underground station; don’t be stunned as now it’s all doable in one morning. All because of the modern technology! the ability to recreate these scenarios within virtual and augmented reality is here, and it’s being used to help train counter-terrorism … Continue reading Now is the time to train with virtual terrorists!
Not so long ago, we wrote about living the life of a detective in 1940’s Los Angeles and now comes the opportunity of being a part of the FBI Task Force, in charge of investigating one of the most challenging domestic terrorist cases in US history. We are talking about “Unabomber: The Virtual Reality Experience”. To give you a brief, Ted Kaczynski, or “The Unabomber,” … Continue reading Step into Unabomber’s cabin, in VR
The concept of VR has been here for decades but it was in mid-2014 that the modern consumer VR era was kickstarted with the launch of Google Cardboard. The onslaught really began in November 2015 with the release of Samsung Gear VR. A year later, substantial growth was recorded in the industry with the launch of high-end Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. In every case, … Continue reading Sneak peak into the VR world of 2018
IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retailer, is constantly trying new things—from rethinking co-living to launching pop-up restaurants. IKEA has already done some early work to embrace augmented reality in its brick-and-mortar stores with the launch of an AR app that lets users pick and place virtual furniture in their own space. Through a recent design collaboration with Wavemaker, the company is taking the next step … Continue reading IKEA’s newest retail concept: VR experience
Giant robots and futuristic cyberpunk castles now rise out of lush mountain slopes on the outskirts of Guiyang, the capital of one of China’s poorest provinces. Well, it might turn out to be profitable for Guiyang but for the rest of the world, it is definitely exciting for it is China’s first virtual reality theme park. The new VR park, named ‘Oriental Science Fiction Valley‘, … Continue reading China all set to make it big with VR Sci-Fi theme park!
When you say “virtual reality,” most people think of immersive, interactive 3D video games — not banking. Banking, as a term is not fun. It’s complicated and boring, built on numbers and math — topics that would typically turn off you and me. But as we keep saying that virtual reality is going places, does it also have the potential to bring some excitement, energy … Continue reading Future of banking is here, with VR
Out of all that we have discussed till now, we very well know that Virtual Reality is all about escapism. All one needs is a nicely fitting HMD and a pair of earphones to teleport to a new world. VR deprives your senses, from keeping a track of the world you are in and it comes no less than a surprise that people are tagging … Continue reading The difference between AR, VR and Pokémon Go