Augmented reality interface is brought to your helmet

An augmented reality interface is brought to your helmet with the Livemap helmet. It puts GPS, speed and other parameters in front of your face. It also has a built-in camera as well as voice and audio. Transcript: Livemap puts GPS, speed and other parameters In front of your face. Receiving route information while allowing […]

Virtual reality is poised for big business-to-business sales

GUEST: Why is the allure of virtual reality in the enterprise becoming increasingly difficult to resist for many marketers? Are there real-world use cases in business-to-business (B2B) marketing today, and will these translate into sales venues any time soon? While some companies are active in VR and AR in the enterprise, many large businesses have […]

HoloLens adds mixed reality to a Japanese national treasure

One of the best ways to give centuries-old artifacts a modern touch is mixed reality. The technology allows you to add interesting elements to any object without actually touching or altering it in any way. Microsoft, for instance, has helped Tokyo-based mixed reality lab hakuhodo-VRAR turn a Japanese national artwork from the 1600s into an […]

The DeanBeat: High Fidelity takes us dancing in a virtual reality club

I’m looking forward to Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film based on Ernest Cline’s virtual reality sci-fi novel Ready Player One. In one scene in that 2011 tome, a group of hackers gather to dance in a virtual night club. They float in the air and bump and grind to pulse-pounding music as a masked DJ looms over […]

Gree’s VR VC fund rebrands to add AR and mixed reality

Gree VR Capital, a venture investment division of Japan’s mobile game publisher Gree, has completed its first fund for virtual reality investments and is rebranding so that it can invest in the broader augmented reality and mixed reality sectors. Gree invested $ 18.3 million into 14 VR startups and three augmented reality companies in its […]

Gree’s VR VC fund rebrands to add AR and mixed reality

Gree VR Capital, a venture investment division of Japan’s mobile game publisher Gree, has completed its first fund for virtual reality investments and is rebranding so that it can invest in the broader augmented reality and mixed reality sectors. Gree invested $ 18.3 million into 14 VR startups and three augmented reality companies in its […]

Meghan Markle wedding being planned by reality TV star according to royal insiders

Meghan Markle, 36, is set to wed Prince Harry, 33, in Windsor in May. While not a state occasion, the wedding has garnered worldwide interest. American Meghan will have had lots to learn about British traditions and royal wedding rules while planning her day. And reports have surfaced that the former Suits actress has turned […]