Semi-Removed from Reality: How Windows Holographic Can Change Life As We Know It
Jan30

Semi-Removed from Reality: How Windows Holographic Can Change Life As We Know It

The concept of holography has been around since the 1940s when Dennis Gabor pioneered the development of X-ray microscopy. He eventually won the Nobel Prize in Physics 1971. Holograph works by enabling applications that allow the incorporation of virtual images into the real physical world, thus creating mixed reality—such is the concept of Windows Holographic. During the 2016 Windows 10: The Next Chapter press event, Microsoft...

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Sony PlayStation VR – A First-class Reality Show
Jan12

Sony PlayStation VR – A First-class Reality Show

Many experts have dubbed 2017 as the year of Virtual Reality and it will certainly be off to a rocking start with the wildly popular Sony’s PlayStation VR. Sony couldn’t keep enough in stock to meet the demand for Christmas but restocking should get them off in a grand manner for 2017. The attraction of the PlayStation VR is that it gives the millions of PlayStation 4 owners a fairly inexpensive way to get into virtual reality as well...

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CES 2017 – Major Companies Dominate the Show
Jan11

CES 2017 – Major Companies Dominate the Show

Every year about this time in Las Vegas, more than 150,000 people gather at CES, the largest technology trade show in the world. This year’s CES 2017 had more than 3,800 exhibiting companies. But this year there is a palatable difference in the exhibitors who are excited about new products. As usual there are start-ups, but there are also more big names with breakout products than I ever expected. One example is Whirlpool who...

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Oculus Rift – The Future is Here
Dec29

Oculus Rift – The Future is Here

If you want the best virtual reality experience currently available, look no further than the Oculus Rift. This device was developed by Palmer Luckey and subsequently was purchased and is promoted by Facebook. The current Gear VR and PlayStation look like first steps in virtual reality compared to the experience you get with the Rift. The Rift comes in an elegant black box. From the box to the product itself, everything proclaims...

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