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

Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s inappropriate VR promo, Dow Jones accidentally spreads fake news

Facebook uses the devastation in Puerto Rico for a bizarre virtual reality promotion, NVIDIA unveils the first computer chips for developing fully autonomous vehicles, and Dow Jones spreads fake news. From Twitter, Facebook

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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

Google pays $1.1 billion for HTC’s Pixel division

Google is ramping up efforts to invest in its Pixel smartphone, announcing that it has made a deal with HTC Corp. to purchase the Taiwan-based company's Pixel smartphone division. Under the all-cash agreement,

Published on: September 21st, 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

Virtual reality being used to assess concussions in football

Football is no stranger to controversy when it comes to how the sport handles concussions and brain injuries, but one university is harnessing the power of technology to address the process. Iowa State

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

MLB and Google team up for virtual reality video series

Virtual reality (VR) is one of the hottest tech topics today, and its popularity has reached Major League Baseball. MLB and Google have launched an original VR video series that gives fans an up-close and

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Google Glass returns for the enterprise

After two years in a limited trial period, Google Glass has come back to life with a new enterprise edition, Glass EE. Google Glass originally failed as a consumer product, but as reported

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

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