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Infographic – 360 View of Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality has been all around us since the first panoramic paintings in 12th Century China. Today we can see it used in virtual and augmented reality apps like Pokémon Go, which allows players to catch digital monsters in real settings. According to this infographic created by Couponbox.com, we have a lot of innovative and interesting technology headed our way….

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Infographic – VR in the Enterprise

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Virtual Reality is a technology that immerses its users in a computer-generated 3D environment. Today, there are many other devices and technologies available that offer similar user experiences. Augmented Reality, for one, uses a wearable device to provide contextual information based on the user’s space at that moment. Mixed Reality overlays digital items to objects in the real world, allowing…

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Infographic – Choosing a VR Device

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With a variety of Virtual Reality devices now on the market, there are many different aspects a potential buyer should consider before making a purchase, including cost, reliability, and the devices that each supports. Some of the more well-known VR devices include the Google Cardboard and the Samsung Gear VR. The Google Cardboard supports a wide variety of smartphones and comes…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality for Home Building and Buying

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Virtual Reality is best known for its role in the entertainment industry, but it is also growing more useful in a variety of industries such as tourism, education, and even real estate. Building, buying, and selling homes has become more efficient and less stressful by adding VR technology to the process. Home buyers who are relocating are able to tour…

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Infographic – The Evolution of Virtual Reality

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Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality were conceptualized in the early 1900s with “Precursor” technology. Precursor was an early technology that blurred the lines between the physical world and the virtual world. This later stemmed to Augmented Reality, technology that adds virtual elements to one’s real world environment, and Virtual Reality, which is technology that immerses users into a false reality. The first…

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Infographic – 360 Video versus Virtual Reality

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360 video are a new feature that more and more companies are beginning to implement. While similar to Virtual Reality, there are still many key differences which set the two technologies apart. 360 videos allow users to view an experience in a 360 degree environment; and though its immersive, users are not able to move around within the 360 environment like…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality in the Classroom

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Virtual Reality can be used in a variety of industries, including tourism, retail, military, and education. Though it may seem that VR would naturally fit into a technology class, it may actually be a better fit in history and science classes. Implementing VR into the classroom can allow students to visit places that they would ordinarily never be able to…

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Infographic – New Realities: VR, AR & MR

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As technology continues to advance, more variations of Virtual Reality will continue to arise. Mixed Reality, for one, combines Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Though these “new realities” are very similar, there are also very significant differences between them. In using Virtual Reality, a headset or smart glasses are required. This headset immerses the user into a fully digital environment…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality and Disaster Relief Training

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It is now known that Virtual Reality is relevant and useful in a variety of industries outside of just entertainment and aids greatly in job training. The Department of Homeland Security is currently looking into implementing Virtual Reality training as an alternative to real-life drills and tabletop exercises for disaster relief training. Training for these scenarios in VR are believed…

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Infographic – All About Virtual Reality

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Virtual Reality is a completely artificial 3D environment that fully immerses the user.  VR has made strides not only in the entertainment industry, but in education, health care, real estate, eCommerce, tourism, military, law enforcement, and advertising as well. There are many advantages to using Virtual Reality in the business realm. It personalizes customer engagement, saves money, time and resources,…

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Infographic – Augmented Reality vs Virtual Reality

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With both Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality growing in popularity, it is important to understand the difference between the two. Augmented Reality blends virtual reality with real life, putting virtual items into real worlds. AR consists of 25% virtual and 75% real environments, making it only partially immersive. Users are able to still be in touch with reality, while at…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality in the Classroom

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As technology advances many schools and teachers are implementing more up-to-date technology into the classroom to aid in students’ learning. In fact 2 out of 3 teachers consider themselves to be “innovators” when it comes to adding technology into lessons. Teachers believe that Virtual Reality can have a large impact on how kids learn, with 85% feeling it would have…

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Infographic – What to Know About the Oculus Rift

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In 2012, Palmer Luckey created a Kick-starter campaign to raise money for what would become the Oculus Rift. Shortly thereafter in 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought the company for an impressive $2 billion. This VR device can track facial expressions to display on a virtual avatar, has wireless hand controllers to mimic movement, and allows for a 360 degree perspective. Several different kinds…

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Infographic – Catching Augmented Reality Fever With Pokémon Go

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The success of Pokémon Go is undeniable to anyone who has been paying attention this past month since its release on July 6th.  Pokémon Go managed to become the top grossing app on the same day it launched, and shortly after it became the biggest mobile game in US history; beating Candy Crush, Draw Something and Clash Royale. Pokémon Go…

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Infographic – The Future of VR

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Typically, when we think of Virtual Reality, entertainment is the first thing to come to mind—being able to play games, watch videos, and more on a VR device. However VR expands further than that; there are currently apps on the market that allow users to watch live sporting events or concerts in virtual reality, as if they are actually there. VR…

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Infographic – Future of VR in Marketing

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Virtual Reality has great potential in positively influencing the Marketing world. Well-known companies including Facebook, Google, and Microsoft investing in VR has caused a rise in awareness due to their large audience base. Some brands have already incorporated VR into their marketing campaigns. Clothing retailer, Topshop, created a campaign that virtually transported users in their UK-based flagship store to the runway…

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Infographic – VR and AR in Healthcare

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are both being used in a variety of industries, including education, sports, tourism, and even healthcare. The video game industry is projected to earn the highest revenue at $11.6 billion, but the healthcare industry is right behind them with $5.1 billion. VR and AR can be used for a variety of medical purposes including: diagnostics…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality: Coming to a Theme Park Near You

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This summer, entertainment in Virtual Reality is being taken to the next level with its incorporation into rollercoasters and arcades across the globe. The United States is leading this trend compared to the other countries currently working to bring VR to theme parks, with 14 separate locations that have a VR rollercoaster or arcade experience. Six Flags alone is introducing…

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Infographic – Why You’ll Be Wearing Your Next Computer

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Virtual Reality is projected to be a $30 billion industry by 2020; Augmented Reality, on the other hand, is expected to reach $90 billion in revenue. These new technologies are similar, but people may be wondering about why AR has such a larger project revenue. This gap is largely attributed to AR’s use in everyday life—with the use of a smartphone,…

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Infographic – How VR and AR Will Change the Way We Shop

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have altered the landscape of several industries including: the military, medicine, entertainment, education, and more. Brands such as Land Rover, Boeing, Tommy Hilfiger, The North Face, Lego, and more, are capitalizing on this and have incorporated VR and AR into their business. 66% of consumers say they are interested in shopping in Virtual Reality, which…

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Infographic – All About the Samsung Gear VR

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The Samsung Gear VR made its debut in the fall of 2015 and has been making waves ever since. This device is compatible with newer versions of the Samsung Galaxy smartphones. Technology incorporated into this devices offers a wide field of view (96 degrees) and minimizes motion sickness at the same time with its use of persistent 360 degree head-tracking….

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Infographic: The VR Industry Landscape

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Many companies are working on innovations in Virtual Reality; and these companies are all attempting to make strides in very different and exciting places. Content in VR covers a wide range that includes location-based, sporting/live events, social networking, games, entertainment, enterprise, healthcare, and education. When creating new applications for VR technology, developers can choose from specific platforms with different tools and…

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Infographic – What’s Next for Virtual Reality?

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It is obvious that Virtual Reality is shaping the world of entertainment; but VR developers have more broad goals, which are determined to shape our lives in greater ways and in a variety of sectors including: education, tourism, construction, social networking, research and more. Timefire Media is in the midst of developing a Virtual Reality City that allows users to…

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Infographic – Immerse Yourself in a New Reality

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality serve a higher purpose than a more realistic way to play video games and watch movies. In education, students can use VR to go on virtual field trips and visit prospective colleges. In the healthcare industry, AR can act as a guide for doctors to reduce errors in the practice; and VR can be used as a new tool…

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Infographic – The Shopping Journey in VR

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Virtual reality has already changed the way people play games, watch movies, and now can alter the way people shop. People can easily discover and shop for new products and services right on a VR device. Shopping through VR enhances the consumer experience and keeps them better informed, by allowing users to easily compare features of various products and services…

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Infographic – Learning in a Virtual World

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The way students are learning today has greatly evolved from the days of a chalkboards, pencils and pens. Today, schools are introducing more interactive ways of learning with the use of Smartboards and iPads in the classroom to better engage students. Virtual Reality could be the next step in bringing technology into the classroom, or bringing the classroom to you. …

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A visitor wears a Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset in the Samsung Electronics Co. pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The event, which generates several hundred million euros in revenue for the city of Barcelona each year, also means the world for a week turns its attention back to Europe for the latest in technology, despite a lagging ecosystem. Photographer: Pau Barrena/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Infographic – An Infographic Made to be Viewed in Virtual Reality

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Recently our friends at StartApp and Nowsourcing created an infographic like no other, because it’s an infographic made to be viewed in virtual reality. The way the information is being displayed here is truly revolutionary, and it makes reading an infographic a much more immersive experience. This infographic debuted on March 13, 2016 at SXSW and it represents a potential new…

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Infographic – The Reality of VR and AR

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People think of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality as a new, exciting, innovative technology, so new that most people don’t know much about the industry or what its future may hold. However it is projected that by 2020, the VR/AR industry will be worth $150 billion. Gaming is expected to be a major player in the Virtual Reality industry; however…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality in the Workplace

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Virtual Reality is well known for its place in the media with gaming and movie viewing; but what about in the workplace? As it turns out, introducing VR and AR to the office has more benefits than one would think. There is a wealth of opportunity for employee training techniques. For example, role playing a safety training scenario in virtual…

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Infographic – VR & AR Adoption in the Enterprise

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The words Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR) are thrown around in conversation so frequently today, but believe it or not, the majority of people are not familiar with these terms. There are not many companies using VR and AR at the moment; however a majority of those not currently using VR or AR are considering adopting VR or…

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Infographic – The Future of Retail in Virtual Reality (VR)

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Augmented Reality alters what a person is seeing in that exact moment. Retail locations are considering implementing AR into various brick and mortar stores in the form of a virtual fitting room or a “Magic Mirror.” Beauty retailer, Sephora, is testing this Magic Mirror in select European locations. Make-up colors and shades can easily be changed by swiping a touchscreen,…

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VR and Consumer Sentiment

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Advertising and marketing professionals looking to associate their brand with the excitement and promise of new technologies are going to want to take note of a comprehensive Virtual Reality Consumer Sentiment Survey of over 2,000 consumers that was recently conducted by Touchstone Research and Greenlight VR. When those who had experienced virtual reality (22% of the sample) were asked to…

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The VR (Virtual Reality) Consumer Sentiment Report – Infographic

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 11th, 2015 – Virtual reality has been somewhat of an intriguing fantasy for a while now; and while the technology has been available for a number of years, it’s only recently that big strides are being made in virtual reality. These technological advances seem to have overcome the problems that have for so long held VR…

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Infographic - The New Reality of Virtual Reality and the Potential with Youth

Infographic – The New Reality of Virtual Reality (VR) and the Potential with Youth

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VR has been around for many years but, disappointingly, has failed to live up to its own expectations.  With new groundbreaking, non-nausea-inducing devices and amazing immersive software starting to be developed, VR’s moment for consumer products may finally have arrived.  Major VR companies are preparing to launch VR headsets that make VR real for the consumer in 2015/2016—will they succeed…

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