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As real as it CAN get!

Do you remember MS FlightSimulator X, released in 2008? The tag line was “As real as it gets”. Well, next year MS will be back after ten years since its last FlightSim product with a new Flight Simulator that will be “as real as it CAN get”! Now, I know …

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Platforms, present and future II

There are platforms and then there are platforms In the opening post of this series I considered the “big nine” mostly from the point of view of their capability to offer storage, processing and access (this latter mediated by Internet). These nine platforms are quite different from one another, as …

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Platforms, present and future I

One of the topic addressed in the Digital Transformation Course developed by EIT Digital and IEEE Future Direction in its Digital Reality Initiative is that of Platforms. In these last few weeks I have been discussing platforms with a number of key people in several industries and now I take …

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Augmented Reality in the Operating Room

Augmented reality is slowly, but definitely, entering the Operating Rooms in many hospitals around the world to help the surgeons and the operating team. We have seen surgeons wearing the Google Glass (you can find a comprehensive review of their use here) and as technology evolves, both in terms of …

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The near Future of Augmented Reality – V

5. AR augmented by Artificial Intelligence Connecting AR ro AI (and the other way round) is a no brainer. AI (and Machine Learning) are becoming basic tools in exploring the huge data sets that are available and connecting them. The emerging information can be made visible, and graspable, by using …

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The near Future of Augmented Reality – IV

4.  AR powered solutions for the enterprise Google Glass were aimed at the mass market but they were probably too soon too little (both in content and in battery power). Additionally, they generated a strong wave of potential privacy violation concerns that contribute in their marginal uptake. However, several professionals, …

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