Technology news from the future
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Wellington get ready, virtual reality complex could be on its way
"Wellington is already a hub for visual effects talent and technology startups."
07 Sep 16
AR/VR Garage set to turn Auckland into a virtual reality innovation hub
New Zealand's ability to produce more AR and VR content has become much stronger, after the launch of a dedicated facility in Auckland.
05 Sep 16
IDC predicts huge $162 billion growth in VR & AR markets by 2020
IDC forecasts virtual and augmented reality markets could reach $162 billion by 2020, representing 181.3% CAGR as the market explodes
16 Aug 16
Meet Morpheus, the app training Otago Uni's health students
“It’s particularly exciting that Morpheus is exploiting technology that students are now familiar with,"
09 Aug 16
All aboard the Hogwarts Express - petition asks for Harry Potter version of Pokémon Go
The Patronus Charm is one of the most powerful and complicated charms known to wizardkind.
20 Jul 16
Early lessons from Pokemon Go
"In no uncertain terms, Pokemon Go has brought augmented reality to the masses. It shows us the potential for augmented reality in our daily lives."
14 Jul 16
Pokemon Go is giving to society what other technology had taken away
"I was outside, I was talking to actual people, we were helping each other build an experience that was exclusively ours."
13 Jul 16
Five technologies ready to disrupt your business
Personal technologies are set to have a major impact on every business across the globe, according to Gartner.
21 Jun 16
AR touches down in the enterprise, driven by key developments
"Advancements in augmented and virtual reality, and the proliferation of devices such as smart glasses, is changing how we interact and do business."
30 May 16
Did you hear? Classroom wearables are where it's at
Wearables in the classroom are becoming the norm, as educators around the world adopt new tools and technologies to aid learning.
03 May 16
Virtual reality taking off with augmented reality also set to soar
IDC is forecasting skyrocketing VR hardware shipments this year, with AR ramping up in the next few years too - to a combined 110m shipments in 2020.
22 Apr 16
The world is changing... and it’s not all bad, folks
“Right now, NZ's potentially slipping into the mid-stream. What we need to do is be mindful of what our competitive advantage will be in the future."
25 Feb 16
Weta Workshop: Bringing breakthrough 'mixed reality' tech to life
Wellington’s Weta Workshop is set to play a pivotal creative role in creating Magic Leap’s Mixed Reality LightfieldTM technology.
03 Feb 16
Enterprise AR and wearable tech: Not to be underestimated
“It is clear that the overall status of the enterprise market for AR and wearable technology is at a tipping point."
21 Jan 16
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.
02 Nov 15
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.
27 May 15
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.
11 Nov 14
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.
11 Nov 13
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.
26 Sep 13
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.
24 Jul 13