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

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

Trade Deadlines – 3rd Stringers Ep. 1

Welcome to the first episode of 3rd Stringers - our new Tech in Sports podcast. Each episode Paolo Del Nibletto, Mandy Kovacs, and Alex Radu will sit down and talk about the biggest

Published on: February 24th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

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

Reality, augmented: eSight device restores vision for the legally blind

Virtual and augmented reality devices aren't just impacting entertainment and business industries. eSight Corporation has announced the eSight 3 - a pair of third generation electronic glasses capable of restoring sight to the

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

How to take in the first virtual reality Super Bowl

Stub hub if offering one ticket to watch this weekend’s Super Bowl 51 game in Houston inside a luxury corporate suite for $18,000. If, however, you want to keep that money in your bank

Published on: February 2nd, 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

Juniper predicts more chatbots and fintech in 2017

Ashley Madison users have already unwittingly encountered a great deal of bots, but in 2017 they are going to become more prevalent – and more transparent to the user, according to U.K.-based Juniper

Published on: January 4th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Will 2017 bring us a brave new world? A look at the top tech news of the year

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World posits that a utopian society is synonymous with progress through invention. But how close have we come to reaching a utopian vision of technological progress over the past year?

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Mudeeha Yousaf

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

Yulio helps Ryerson’s budding architects build the VR projects of their dreams

The most striking feature of Semeen Mahbub's proposed installation for Toronto's Allan Gardens is the shadows. What resembles a gate from the outside has actually been expertly designed to cast intricate shadows across

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Google Daydream View is both the escape from reality we need and the one we deserve

The day after I stayed up until 3:30 AM to watch Donald Trump become the U.S. president-elect seemed like a perfect time to escape into virtual reality with Google's Daydream View. Available today

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

When will virtual reality go beyond gaming and into the enterprise?

To push virtual reality beyond video games and into the enterprise, VR technology must become more standardized and easier for developers to work with, a panel of experts told the GameON Ventures conference

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Christine Wong