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

Microsoft Paint is not dead. It just has a new home

TORONTO – Mark Twain once said: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”. The same can be said for Microsoft Paint. The 32-year old software program that has come standard in most Windows

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

Dell EMC’s version of the HoloLens highlights its end of 2017 offerings

Dell EMC is prepared for the rest of 2017, announcing a lineup packed with its Windows Mixed Reality headset, 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors, and a welcome customer support change. Dell Visor

Published on: September 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Cirque du Soleil experiments with mixed reality to test creative show ideas

In a world of rapid digital transformation, the entertainment industry is constantly looking for ways to revolutionize and stand out, and Montreal's iconic Cirque du Soleil is no exception. The 33-year-old circus arts

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

VR will take a backseat to AR, says 3D visual effects pioneer

TORONTO - Virtual reality (VR) has been touted as one of the top future technologies, but one expert at the Be3D: Think Forward event, held in Toronto on Mar. 9 by Think2Thing and

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Expect more technological integration and consumer power in 2017, Fjord predicts

Next year will see widespread application of living services and a shift towards more evolved, human-centric businesses, according to a new report by Accenture subsidiary Fjord. According to the consulting firm's design and

Published on: December 22nd, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Windows 10 Creators Update coming early 2017

At its October Microsoft Event in New York this morning, Microsoft revealed the next update to Windows 10, the Creators Update, which will release in early 2017 for free. Windows Insiders can begin

Published on: October 26th, 2016 Alex Radu