Oculus, Valve, AMD, and Microsoft have backed VirtualLink, a new VR display consortium that will use USB-C as a standardized interface for VR devices.
Samsung Electronics Australia and Uniting – which operates a number of residential care homes across NSW and the ACT – are partnering to provide dementia patients with virtual reality and 360 degree video experiences.
Imperial College London is trialling Microsoft's mixed reality Hololens headsets for skin graft surgeons at St Mary's Hospital, London.
It's a familiar story. A new technology—in this case, 5G—emerges with a vision for industry transformation, sporting numerous use-cases that have yet to prove their market worth.
5G is set to be the fifth-generation of standardized mass-scale wireless broadband. To phrase it a bit more loosely, it’s the thing that will connect your phone and other smart devices to the internet when you’re not using Wi-Fi in the future.
According to McKinsey, robots could potentially replace 800 million jobs by 2020. However, with the right training, the workforce can embrace this advancement rather than fear it. The responsibility falls on the government and companies to aid the workforce with skill training that can better prepare them for the coming advancements.
Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.