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The near Future for Augmented Reality – II

2. AR as a new way of shopping According to Gartner AR (and VR) technologies have moved quickly on the emerging technology hype cycle curve reaching the point of industrial application (slope of enlightenment) and they are expecting 100 million people using AR in 2020 for their shopping (both on …

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A quick view at Digital Transformation

Yesterday I gave a talk on Digital Transformation at COMPSAC, here’s the gist of it. In the beginning, there were atoms, and we aggregated atoms into products, we invented tools, processes for managing atoms and our job was to make and use those tools and the processes linking the various …

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Mediated sight

NASA has announced working on a supersonic plane, the X-59, that will be able to cross the sound barrier (1234km/h in dry air at 20°C, an easy number to remember) without producing the sonic “bang”.  Such a plane would be able to pass the speed of sound over inhabited area …

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What about an undersea drone?

The Gladius Mini undersea drone, how about taking a plunge with no need to get wet? Image credit: Gladius Drones have become a usual sight and it is unlikely you or one of your friend do not have a drone or at least saw one hovering nearby. The killer application, …

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VR, dementia and much more…

I have to confess I mostly associate VR with gaming. Yes, I am aware of some applications in the education space, in industrial training, in simulation but most of the excitement has been in gaming. Hence, I was a bit surprised to see the applications, and benefit, of VR to …

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VR gets untethered…

Quite a bit of excitement for the availability on the market of Oculus Quest (and Oculus Rift S but it is the former that is stealing the thunder). It comes to market on May 21st, 2019. A few of them have been made available to several VR aficionados and you …

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