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Hands-on review: Epson Moverio BT-200 AR Glasses
Epson (yes that Printer manufacturer) have taken a leap in creating their own version with full Augmented Reality (AR) coverage.
Cereal virtual reality?
Kellogg's is bringing back a cool cereal box prize that gives smartphone owners their very own taste of virtual reality.
Samsung Galaxy Gear VR - first impressions
The Gear VR adds a cool new twist to Samsungs latest flagship smartphone.
Are virtual reality headsets bad for our eyes?
As virtual reality headsets become more widespread, it's important for people to consider how they could negatively impact eyesight.
Top e-learning trends impacting education
Today, elearning trends shaping schools and the way people learn. These include mobile learning, Tin Can API, edugaming, and augmented reality.
Virtual reality apps market set to explode
Augmented Reality apps in the mobile games market will generate 420 million downloads annually by 2019, up from 30 million in 2014.
Virtual reality hits New Zealand with Samsung Gear VR
Virtual reality comes to Noel Leeming on Saturday, with 20 stores across New Zealand showcasing the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition.
Virtual reality supermarket designed by Kiwi researchers
A three-dimensional virtual supermarket software tool has been designed by a member of the University of Auckland’s Institute for Health Innovation.
GoPro and Kolor to take virtual reality to new heights
"Kolor's mission is to enable the ultimate visual experience - to transport an audience to another time and space. Joining GoPro makes this possible."
Westpac launches new app featuring augmented reality
Once the app is set up, a customer only has to tap it open and hold their credit or debit card under the camera on their phone. They then have access to a number of features that use 3D to bring the information alive.
Weta Workshop and Magic Leap changing the face of virtual reality
Magic Leap, the US start-up company in the field of virtual reality, are on the cusp of releasing Cinematic Reality.
Emmy-winning Game of Thrones creative plugs into Kiwi Virtual Reality startup
"This technology is one of the biggest evolutionary steps in communication and storytelling since the invention of film."
Sony announces Project Morpheus VR system
Sony Computer Entertainment has announced the development of "Project Morpheus" (Morpheus) − a virtual reality (VR) system that takes the PlayStation4 to the next level of immersion and demonstrates the future of gaming.
App to bring Nelson history to life
An augmented reality history-sharing app is being developed to share the Nelson-Tasman region’s history and stories.
Seeing Christchurch through new eyes
People will soon be able to walk the streets of Christchurch and see how it was before the earthquake using a wearable augmented reality device developed by the University of Canterbury.
Microsoft: Sorry...we screwed up
"We are truly sorry for any issues you had in accessing Outlook.com."
Three days later, Microsoft fixes Outlook
Following an outage on Outlook.com, software giant finally resolves an issue which has plagued users for three days.
Outlook doesn't look good as Kiwis STILL struggle
Microsoft admits Outlook.com outage is taking longer to fix than expected, as heaps of New Zealanders are still left to suffer.
"There's a problem with Outlook right now"
Email service suffers breakdown, leaving only a small number of users without Outlook.com, according to Microsoft.
Westfield Augmented Reality promo developed in NZ
Kiwi start-up firm Imersia partnered with 20th Century Fox to provide an Augmented Reality treasure hunt in Westfield malls across New Zealand.
400m Outlook users following Hotmail upgrade
Microsoft has finished upgrading Hotmail customers to Outlook.com, driving more than 400 million active accounts.