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NZ Geographic uses VR to show off NZ’s beauty
There’s no doubt that we live in a beautiful country and New Zealand Geographic’s new virtual reality project certainly proves it.
15 Nov 18
Interview: VR’s imminent impact on the data centre
Interxion's Bryan Hill shares his insights on the impact VR will have on the data centre industry, whether we have the necessary infrastructure, and the potential risks.
12 Nov 18
What's next for Oculus - a look at the latest announcements
It’s shaping up to be a big year for Oculus and VR fans, especially those who who fancy a bit of Star Wars and some new gear to go with it.
02 Oct 18
VR headset market going nowhere fast, but IDC confident in revival
While VR headset shipments have fallen 33.7% since last year, IDC says there is set to be a u-turn as the commercial sector gains traction.
06 Sep 18
NZ-made game Sustain-a-city brings VR to modern city design
Forget Sim City - a new game developed right here in New Zealand might just be a modern take on city design.
15 Aug 18
Virtual reality could be the future of market research
"I thought the time was right to jump into this VR gap because the first consumer VR headsets were released just as I began working on my PhD.”
14 Aug 18
University of Auckland property students get a taste of VR
The University of Auckland’s Business School is now using virtual reality (VR) to teach students about construction and leaky homes.
13 Aug 18
Aged care residents live out their dreams in virtual reality
Age is no excuse for experiencing the rich world of virtual reality, as three dementia patients from Sydney discovered for themselves recently.
25 Jul 18
Learn How to Harness Virtual Reality for Enterprise
VR and AR are moving beyond entertainment, rapidly becoming an influential industry with solutions spanning a range of enterprises.
15 Jun 18
How virtual reality is making people more human-centric
Most people are connected to one device or another throughout the day, and many have speculated that being more connected has made us more alone.
01 Jun 18
Architecture goes virtual with iStaging
iStaging announced the release of a brand-new feature that allows users to create floor plans on their VR Maker app.
28 May 18
Could this game be the Sims City of VR?
Plethora Project and Devolver Digital have released Block’hood VR, a virtual reality enabled version of their award-winning building project.
26 Apr 18
The VR/AR market could be worth $1.8 billion in 2018
Gaming remains the primary reason for sales of VR devices and this is unlikely to change over the next few years.
10 Apr 18
A glance at the future: Mind-reading AI, VR journalism & radical collaboration
Let's imagine a situation in which a police department of the future adopts "mind-reading" technology to predict a crime before it even happens.
05 Apr 18
UK lags behind EU in tech investment, but strong in hybrid cloud
A new survey from Dell Technologies has revealed the UK is lagging behind its EU counterparts in tech investment like AI, VR and HPC.
21 Mar 18
AR/VR headset market forecast to rocket 48.5% in 2018
After its brief hiccup in 2017, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets market is set to offer opportunities aplenty.
20 Mar 18
Fonterra steps into the realm of VR with new training program
Fonterra and Beca have partnered to develop virtual reality health and safety training technology.
07 Mar 18
YOU’RE INVITED: Explore how interactive VR can give your business a competitive edge
Attendees will also go into the draw to win dinner for two at the Rydges Auckland in a one-of-a-kind dining in the dark experience.
28 Feb 18
Traditional healthcare stirred up by new VR tech
VR Inner Child has helped children overcome the fear of heights and has the potential to help children overcome other anxiety orders.
19 Feb 18
Massey Uni and NZVRARA team up to support VR development
“The mixed and virtual reality industry in New Zealand is estimated to double within two years.”
14 Feb 18
New to VR? Here’s how you can use it in the workplace
Virtual reality can help you expand your consumer base and fine-tune your brand identity.
22 Jan 18
Microsoft helps Australian company democratise new VR tech
“Think about the analytics – the retailer can say ‘what items are people selecting that they are not necessarily trying on?"
16 Jan 18
Sit back and enjoy your TV shows in VR
"With Pico’s lineup of headsets, it has never been easier to dive into a library of virtual spaces."
15 Jan 18
AR or VR? GlobalData says one will offer far greater opportunities
Both of these technologies often make the headlines as 'game changers', but GlobalData says only one is set to completely disrupt modern business.
12 Dec 17