Virtual Reality

Hashtag Trending – VR to make greater splash; wearable sales will rise; more personalized content

In 2019, virtual reality experiences are going to look a lot better and will garner more interest among fans, more coaches and athletes will turn to wearables, and targeted content will win over the hearts of millenials.   Next-generation camera systems will lean further into VR in 2019, giving fan ...

Hashtag Trending: Facebook might lose 1m European users; Oculus co-founder leaving Facebook; Uninstalled apps can track you

Facebook could lose as many as 1 million users in Europe, former Oculus co-founder leaving Facebook after internal shake-ups, and uninstalled apps can still track you. ...

Finding early wins in emerging technologies – CanadianCIO Summit 2018 panel

Hear how Canadian firms are using cutting-edge technologies to fuel business growth. Craig Tavares from Cogeco Peer 1 speaks to using AI to improve IT infrastructure through advanced telemetry on next-generation routers and switches. Brian Turpin at Greenwin is using virtual reality tours to help sh ...

Hashtag Trending – Music streaming fees; Google Chrome’s privacy issue; new Oculus VR headset

Are music streaming services too good to be true? According to the U.S. Congress, the answer is yes. Google changes course on a privacy decision with Chrome. And Facebook announces a new, wireless version of the Oculus virtual reality headset. ...

Trump’s trade bluster is actually good for the US economy, this fund manager says

You may think that US President Donald Trump’s bull in a china shop approach to international trade does nothing but damage hard-fought relations and agreements that are ultimately to the economic benefit of all parties. But you’d be wrong, says Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at ...

Hashtag Trending – Oculus Go launches; Vine’s return on indefinite hold; Facebook raids Instagram photos

Oculus Go might be the VR gadget you actually buy, Vine’s much anticipated return comes to a standstill, and Facebook harvests more than 3.5 billion Instagram photos. ...

Spectra7 Microsystems is facing strong headwinds, says Canaccord Genuity

Semiconductor company Spectra7 Microsystems (TSX:SEV) is dealing with strong headwinds in its virtual reality/mixed reality business, says analyst Robert Young of Canaccord Genuity, who on Thursday dropped his recommendation from “Speculative Buy” to “Hold” and lowered his price target to C ...

Breaking through the digital deadlock

In recent years, enterprise leaders have sought to disrupt their markets and competitors through digital transformation (DX) enabled by cloud, mobile, social, and big data/analytics and accelerated by new digital technologies (Internet of Things, robotics, 3D printing, next-generation security, cogn ...

Hashtag Trending – Dx3 Canada; Oculus bricked; Rhode Island proposes porn block

Amazon Canada’s leader says ecommerce has a lot of room to grow, Oculus Rift users are forced to come to grips with reality, and lawmakers in Rhode Island want to restrict Internet porn. ...

New 8th-Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon targets creative professionals

LAS VEGAS – Intel Corp. has pulled back the curtains on details around its new line of 8th-generation Intel Core H-series CPU, answering questions about why it’s featuring a Radeon chipset for the first time. Intel first announced it would be sourcing an onboard graphics chipset from AMD’s Ra ...