Virtual Reality

Three Canadian cities make prestigious list of world’s 25 most high-tech places

For a country of just 36 million and only a handful of major metropolitan areas, Canada continues to punch above its weight when it comes to high tech cities. Although there are many ways to measure the success of a city —looking to economic indicators like employment levels, poverty and median i ...

3 megatrends that will drive digital business into the next decade

By Mike Walker, Gartner Inc. Imagine a world where it is possible to implant a magnet that detects electrical current or utilize an exoskeleton to enhance strength. Now consider the potential abuses of requiring employees to have chip implants before they can work. Human augmentation has the potent ...

Intel targets binge watchers and VR enthusiasts in soft PC market

Intel Corp. is going after the binge watchers with the first round of 8th Gen Intel Core processor-powered devices. Elaine Mah, director for Canada at IntelDesktops, laptops, and 2-in-1s featuring i5/i7 processors will be hitting the market this week, perfect for students who have put off their bac ...

Scientists create Star Trek-like VR holodeck to study fish and mice

Observing animal behaviour just got taken to a new level, with researchers at the University of Vienna creating a Star Trek-like holodeck with which to study fish, flies and mice. Virtual reality technology has found its way into a variety of scientific fields, for example, in the study of human be ...

Three Things You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence

by Senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Pay attention. Your life is about to be significantly changed by Artificial Intelligence (AI), whether you want it to be or not. Every once in while, something happens that tosses a huge rock into the pond of human affairs. Such rocks include things like th ...

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. ...

Radical Thinking: Re-Imagining the Future of Education to the Year 2067

by Senior futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. What follows is an edited version of a presentation I gave to an audience at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario on the occasion of their 50th anniversary. They asked me to speak about the next 50 years in post-secondary education. I was delighted and honor ...

The Business Leadership Podcast: Stefan Grambart, VR Creative Director

Stefan Grambart, is an Emmy® award-winning creative director pushing at the boundaries of collaborative storytelling, helping to shape the future of Virtual Reality (VR), gaming, and entertainment in general. ...

This is the Solution to Troubleshooting on your Factory Floor

Unplanned downtime can cost manufacturers up to $20,000 a minute. That’s $333 for every second production is halted, a potentially-crippling amount for small and mid-size manufacturers who are already feeling the effects of higher energy costs and slim margins. But there’s good news. Unplanned ...

Virtual Reality could make this stock the next Amazon.com

An examination of the most promising and profitable investment themes from Citi’s global quantitative strategy team ...