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Posts Tagged ‘virtual reality’

  • UNPOPULAR OPINION_ Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

    UNPOPULAR OPINION: Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

    August 14, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on UNPOPULAR OPINION: Facebook doesn’t want to read your mind

    In case you missed it, social networking service, Facebook recently published a blog post entitled ‘Imagining a new interface: Hands-free communication without saying a word’ — and it covers exactly what the name suggests, their research and proposed a...

  • New Accenture report explores why XR demands a considered approach by business

    New Accenture report explores why XR demands a considered approach by business

    June 8, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on New Accenture report explores why XR demands a considered approach by business

    A new study conducted by Accenture has highlighted that business leaders need to take a considered approach to designing, building and deploying XR tools. Waking Up to a New Reality: Building a Responsible Future for Immersive Technologies, published in...

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    Blockchain, AR and VR highlighted as emerging ICT trends

    February 13, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, GeneralComments Off on Blockchain, AR and VR highlighted as emerging ICT trends

    2018 saw spectrum release discussions for a faster LTE network, increasing communication reach in rural areas and enterprises across industries embracing innovative technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)....

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    Human and virtual worlds can combine to revolutionise customer experience

    December 29, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Human and virtual worlds can combine to revolutionise customer experience

    For companies looking to fully embrace the evolution of customer experience (CX), a delicate balancing act must be achieved between adopting the right technologies and engineering the right business strategies. The solution is an integrated customer...

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    Virtual Reality: A revolution in efficient, effective and safe skills development

    November 18, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Virtual Reality: A revolution in efficient, effective and safe skills development

    A significant challenge facing mining and other industries is skills development and the question of how to move the needle when it comes to ensuring memory retention in safety training. Virtual Reality (VR) technology offers a solution that is both more...

  • Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    September 24, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    The buzzword in many industries all around the world is undoubtedly digital transformation. In the education sector the key is how it will continue to revolutionise the learning experience. Simply put, the ability to share knowledge and resources at...

  • Unlocking the potential of VR in the workplace

    Unlocking the potential of VR in the workplace

    September 5, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Unlocking the potential of VR in the workplace

    The way we experience the world around us has changed drastically in recent years. We are no longer confined to our physical spaces. For businesses this is a game changer. Virtual reality (VR) has created opportunities to connect with customers in a whole new...

  • Virtual Reality is a game changer for business

    Virtual Reality is a game changer for business

    August 29, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Virtual Reality is a game changer for business

    It is widely known that virtual reality (VR) is being incorporated into many new applications for gaming and entertainment. But it may surprise you to know that VR is also being utilized to provide all types of new creative solutions for businesses. Thanks to...

  • Ericsson, UNESCO scale up skill development in AI for youth

    Five ways you can learn computer coding

    August 16, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Five ways you can learn computer coding

    Fact: Did you know that by 2020, 80 percent of all jobs will be related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)? By then, Africa would also have added 122 million younger people to its workforce, the most of any region in the world. This...

  • Sangari, Veative to bring virtual reality solutions to South African schools

    July 12, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Sangari, Veative to bring virtual reality solutions to South African schools

    Continuing its promise to place innovative teaching and learning technologies into schools, Sangari Education has been appointed a distributor for Veative’s educational virtual reality (VR) solutions. “Veative is a VR-focused education company that...

  • 5G uptake even faster than expected-Mobility Report

    5G Technologies, key for more effective mission critical communications

    July 7, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on 5G Technologies, key for more effective mission critical communications

    5G networks will see rates of up to 10 times faster than current 4G networks while having the capacity to connect trillions of objects. This degree of connectivity will prove to be economic game changers for every nation, supporting widespread adoption of...

  • Emirates introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

    Emirates introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

    July 6, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Emirates introduces 3D seat models on emirates.com

    Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on emirates.com. The 3D seat model is a visualisation engine that displays an immersive 3D 360-degree view of the interior of the Emirates A380 and the Emirates Boeing 777. This new feature available on emirates.com...

  • Top tips on how to secure your data and devices while working in public

    Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    December 19, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

    The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL’s YU Virtual video highlights the former, with virtual reality creating the ambience we want in our hotel room. And what then of artificial intelligence (AI) and...

  • Operators believe cloud gaming could represent 25 per cent by 2022

    The evolution of gaming

    December 15, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on The evolution of gaming

    Gaming has become a substantial industry with professional players and massive international competitions. From the teen-targeted arcade games of old and the ‘tink-tink’ of home consoles to a highly technical and complex industry, gaming is evolving...

  • Automation - creating the worker of tomorrow

    Automation – Creating the worker of tomorrow

    November 30, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Automation – Creating the worker of tomorrow

    Job Simulator is a virtual reality game set in the future, where machines have replaced all human jobs. In this game, players can relive the “glory days” when people did regular work, such as being a chef, or working a 9-5, caffeine-fueled desk job. If...

  • Nokia 1 Plus now available in South Africa

    Nokia and Vodacom partner to accelerate 5G technology in South Africa

    November 7, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia and Vodacom partner to accelerate 5G technology in South Africa

    Nokia and Vodacom have announced a partnership were the two companies will jointly conduct lab and network trials of new services and business cases using Nokia 5G technology this will also enable Vodacom to drive digitalisation for the benefit of businesses...