How a top down approach to innovation produces results CIO strategies: A top down approach to innovation is delivering results for one bank - and can produce big benefits for your business, too. Special Feature Special Report: Mixed Reality in Business (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet / TechRepublic special feature examines how Mixed Reality is empowering new scenarios in training, coaching, remote work, and other enterprise functions. Read More There's plenty of potential for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) in business, but whether a company has effectively implemented these technologies seems to depend on the industry.VR and AR and their cousin, mixed reality, offer plenty of benefits for the enterprise, but many tech leaders have yet to see the justification for using it within their organizations, with only one-third saying it's a key technology for them now, or will be within the next year, according to a TechRepublic CIO Jury … [Read more...] about CIO Jury: Only one-third of tech leaders say AR or VR is or will be a key technology in the next year
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FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke SHANGHAI/SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] plans to equip more of its products with its Harmony operating system (OS) next year, and will promote them at home and abroad, a Huawei spokesman said on Monday. But there are no plans currently to roll out the OS to its phones, tablets and computers, among Huawei’s most popular products, the spokesman added. The plans were first reported in the government-backed Shenzhen Special Zone Daily newspaper which cited comments made by Wang Chenglu, president of the Huawei consumer business group’s software division, at a store event held in the city of Shenzhen, where the firm has its headquarters. Huawei unveiled its proprietary OS in August as a possible alternative to Google’s Android, as it copes with trade restrictions by the United States that … [Read more...] about Huawei to roll out Harmony OS to more products next year, but not phones and tablets
Advertisement The 2018 FIFA World Cup is fast approaching, with the soccer tournament set to kick off in Russia on June 14. Over the course of one month, 32 teams will be whittled down to just two teams, which will compete in the final in Moscow on July 15.If you’re planning on watching the World Cup Goal! Explore Over 80 Years Of World Cup History With These 5 Sites Goal! Explore Over 80 Years Of World Cup History With These 5 Sites For many, the history of the World Cup is littered with bitter disappointments, but if you want to indulge in over 80 years of the World Cup, there's never been a better time. Read More on the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), you’re going to be able to watch the games in 4K UHD or VR (virtual reality). And both technologies should help you feel closer to the action.Watch the World Cup in 4K and/or VRFor starters, all 29 games being shown on BBC One will be available to stream in 4K. The UHD stream will be available on iPlayer. … [Read more...] about The BBC Is Streaming World Cup Games in 4K and VR
Primers What is AI? Everything you need to know What is machine learning? Everything you need to know What is deep learning? Everything you need to know What is artificial general intelligence? Everything you need to know A health technology company that wants to beam doctors to patients remotely is announcing the first deployment of its telemedicine station with Tampa General Hospital. Hospital staff members can now get virtual life-sized consultations with physicians and automated pharmaceutical services.Telemedicine has the potential to decentralize healthcare by distributing doctors into local communities virtually. In the best scenario, it could ease some of the strain and inequality in the current healthcare ecosystem. It's an idea that's gaining purchase around the world. As I wrote earlier this year, in France, people are already visiting Telehealth cabins for fast, convenient healthcare. During the recent Ebola crisis, the University of … [Read more...] about Would you visit a virtual doctor?
Mixed Reality in Business Augmented Reality isn't just for glasses and Virtual Reality isn't just for games. In fact, the combination of the two in Mixed Reality is empowering new scenarios in training, coaching, remote work, and other enterprise functions. Imagine strapping on a VR headset, blinding yourself to the real world, which you swap for a virtual world, and then navigating on foot to work? What could possibly go wrong? Microsoft Microsoft Ignite postmortem: Cutting through the complexity Microsoft to represent DACA recipients in Supreme Court trial to keep program alive New Surface devices: Prices, release dates, and where to buy Windows 10 version 1909: A pleasant surprise (ZDNet YouTube) Windows 10: Why it's finally time to upgrade from Windows 7 (CNET) Microsoft HoloLens 2: Everything developers and IT pros need to know (TechRepublic) Probably lots, but Microsoft reckons its DreamWalker VR system can let users do just this without walking into, say, a … [Read more...] about Dream or nightmare? Microsoft’s VR swaps your real walking route for a virtual one
Social VR: A platform and economy for entrepreneurs Tonya Hall and Ebbe Altberg, CEO of Linden Lab, talk about the platform and capabilities that social VR has for entrepreneurs. See also Best VR headsets for 2019 (CNET) With all the focus on curved screens, folding screens, and multiple screens in mobile devices, one can easily overlook the advances that projection has made in the past few years. Lenovo, the first champion of folding-screen PCs, has previously experimented with integrating pico projectors into its Yoga Pro line of tablets. But most of the work in small projectors has taken place in standalone devices, some of which have reached the dimensions of smartphones (albeit thicker). They have been great tools for presentations on the go, particularly when one can't find a conference room permutation of video cables and connectors that are on speaking terms.Beyond that, the practical shortage of suitable screens or wall space, the demands of low light, the ubiquity of … [Read more...] about Cinemood 360 is a child-focused projector with VR business potential