Members of the PIXO VR team visited Concordia University’s Portland, Oregon campus recently to participate in the Emerging Technologies Symposium for Emergency Solutions. Ben Mazza and Erica Schaffel from PIXO VR were invited to join professionals from academia, technology, government, and emergency preparedness to learn and discuss the benefits of integrating virtual reality simulations into their training programs. Representatives from FEMA, the Office of Homeland Security, police and fire departments, and emergency medical teams participated in the event and many took part in the VR training demo.Intel Corporation’s Mike PremiSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link...
If you’ve ever seen Ron Howard’s 1995 film, Apollo 13, you’ll recognize the phrase “failure is not an option.” In the film, Ed Harris plays NASA flight director, Gene Kranz, and the quote refers to the accident in the 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission and NASA’s efforts to get the men home safely. Taken in context, the statement makes sense. Of course, Kranz does not want to fail. What flight director wants to lose his men?Taken in the context of training personnel for dangerous situations; however, the phrase should be, “failure ISSEE DETAILS
Virtual Reality: The Future of Safety Training Imagine being told back in the 1980s that in the future, you could put on a headset and instantly be transported into another environment, area of the globe, or any situation you could picture yourself being in. As wacky as that would have sounded over 30 years ago, the truth about VR is that it has actually been around for much longer than that, and has been evolving at an incredibly fast rate. The first occurrences of virtual reality included 360-degree movies withSEE DETAILS
Essential Insights on AR in a Transforming World Artificial Reality could be the one device to disrupt the world of technology. It is opening new opportunities that will transform business, lifestyle and reality itself. Our AR research can help you understand this power, and explore the impact to almost every industry.Download the Report A Robust AR Market is Already Taking Shape Investments in the AR market are growing. Consumers are showing interest in AR, and industry leaders recognize their enthusiasm as a potential opportunity for growth. Growth is Expected to Be Outsized As millions ofSEE DETAILS
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have the potential to become the next big computing platform, according to Goldman Sachs Research.In the first report from a new Profiles in Innovation series, Goldman Sachs Research examines how VR—which immerses the user in a virtual world—and AR—which overlays digital information onto the physical world—can reshape existing ways of doing things, from buying a new home to interacting with a doctor or watching a concert.Download an excerpt [30 pages] of the report below. You can also watch a video preview of the researchSEE DETAILS