Deloitte: Machine learning will reach ‘prime time’ status by 2020

A lower barrier to entry and a spike in the number of pilot projects involving machine learning will lead to various industries doubling its implementation this year and again in 2020, according to

Published on: January 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Consumers expect smartphones to shoot VR within 5 years, don’t want AI taking over customer service

Even the world's most forward-thinking consumers are freaked out by the idea of human customer service being overtaken by machines, according to the latest Ericsson consumer trends report. Based on an online survey

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – We called Elon Musk’s cell phone number

What happens when you call Elon Musk’s cell phone? We find out. Plus, Magic Leap reveals its augmented reality product. On Twitter, Elon Musk appeared to accidentally send his cell phone number to

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple buying into VR/AR with acquisition

Uber paid hackers after a massive data breach, Apple has reportedly acquired a Montreal-based virtual reality company, and activists are planning a December 7th protest against the FCC potentially ending net neutrality.  

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft hiring for mixed-reality, launching two education partnerships in BC

The Canadian technology ecosystem has been growing in recent years, and international corporations are cashing in. Microsoft president Brad Smith has announced that the company will be creating 50 new jobs in the

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Video Replay in Sports. Yay or Nay? – Tech in Sports Ep. 15

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including NBA virtual reality. Then they debate the video replay controversy in FIFA. Stories of the week: FIFA

Published on: October 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft updates Windows 10 with mixed reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s fourth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

First look at Windows mixed reality devices – Unboxing for Business

The Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 is here, and the focus lies on Microsoft's push into mixed reality. This time on Unboxing for Business we take a look at what Microsoft is

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft’s family of mixed reality devices launch Oct. 17

Microsoft is taking the fight to Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC's VIVE virtual reality headsets by dropping the virtual reality and augmented reality monikers. The tech giant is all in on mixed reality,

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Ford will design its cars with HoloLens augmented reality headsets

Ford Motor Company sees augmented reality as the future of car design and it plans to use the Microsoft HoloLens to pursue it, according to an announcement made on Thursday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZQ_DQD7F3U Ford is

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s gaming bet, iOS 11 release

Microsoft makes a move that shows it’s serious about gaming. Apple’s release of iOS 11 has people talking about their favourite features and - well, measuring things. From Google Trends, Microsoft is adding

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft’s gaming bet, iOS 11 release

Microsoft makes a move that shows it’s serious about gaming. Apple’s release of iOS 11 has people talking about their favourite features and – well, measuring things. From Google Trends, Microsoft is adding

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

HoloLens 2 with custom AI chip expected in 2019

Microsoft isn't letting Google have all the fun. Less than a week following the announcement of the return of Google Glass in the enterprise the Redmond-based tech giant has unveiled the plans for

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Alex Radu