Inaugural youth tech conference aims to motivate Canada’s top young innovators

It’s been widely reported that the Canadian technology sector is experiencing – and will continue experiencing – a broad skills shortage, but one organization is hoping to change that by inspiring youth. The

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs



Virtual Reality attempts to go commercial

LAS VEGAS – Virtual reality and augmented reality have certainly made their case in the gaming market, and have staked a claim in media and entertainment as well. But there remains a huge chasm

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


Facebook’s AR/VR push could be a boon for businesses, analysts say

The Facebook Spaces virtual reality (VR) platform and AR (augmented reality) Studio software that the social media giant announced at yesterday's F8 developers conference could provide large brands and small and medium-sized businesses

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood


Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers continues to hinder its growth potential. A new report published on Apr. 12 by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Lowe’s Canada exploring virtual reality for home improvement

Home renos could be the next industry to be infiltrated by virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) technology. Home improvement giant Lowe’s Canada, through its Innovation Lab, has announced Holoroom How To,

Published on: April 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VR and AR will thrive in the enterprise

Don’t believe the hype when it comes to the rise of augmented reality and virtual reality. As a technology, mixed reality is something that science fiction fans and gamers alike have coveted for

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Jesse Hirsh

Hockey Night in Canada in virtual reality

Hockey Night in Canada is an iconic Canadian sports cast that first started in radio back in 1931. It moved to TV in 1952 and in 2014 starting streaming games online. This Saturday

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Can the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

For Dell, VR has more to offer than just 360-degree video

Ask the average person how they imagine experiencing VR and they'll typically give one of two answers: 360 degree video, or games. Dell workstation virtualization director Gary Radburn wants to change that. "Everybody

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Check out what these 5 architecture students built using Yulio’s VR platform

Any project leader who doubts virtual reality's potential to expand their team's imagination should pay a visit to Ryerson University's architectural science classes. They may find themselves in a picturesque cave, a natural-looking

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood