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Microsoft's $480M HoloLens deal with US Army could boost AR adoption

As many as 100,000 devices could be sold to the Army; the deal highlights Microsoft efforts to target augmented reality at the enterprise users.

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HTC Vive unveils standalone VR headset, collaboration app for the enterprise

The company's Vive Focus head-mounted display is now available in the U.S.; its Vive Sync app will arrive after beta testing gets under way in December.

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Why augmented reality has surpassed virtual reality as the potential next big thing

An initial focus on business offerings, even with some missteps, has allowed augmented reality to have success.

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CIO Leadership Live with Cathie Kozik, CIO at PSAV | Ep 13

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Cathie Kozik, senior vice president and CIO at PSAV, an events space provider, about aligning tech projects to business goals, tapping into employees for innovative ideas and using...

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Why Apple’s AR glasses will transform your enterprise

Apple has been developing augmented reality (AR) glasses for years, now it is expected to introduce them as soon as 2020. What use will they be, and how may they transform your enterprise?

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Sorry, gamers. Magic Leap means business!

Everybody thinks Magic Leap's mixed-reality system is going to turn our homes into the movie ‘Avatar.’ It's actually headed for boardrooms and corporate meetings.

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Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

By the end of next year, five cameras will be standard on flagship smartphones. Because AI and AR.

HoloLens and anticipating the next big smartphone/PC-converged solution

But, when it comes to Microsoft versus Apple in this space, will history repeat itself?

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Technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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Mozilla touts Firefox Reality, browser built for AR/VR

The browser is available now in developer builds.

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Microsoft’s reorganization: Anticipating a massive personal computer cloud evolution

This Redmond reorg potentially goes well beyond Microsoft, and heralds what could be another massive market shift that most of us won’t be ready for.

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What you should know about mixed reality

Here's a look at where mixed reality is heading and how it will change what we think of as the 'real' world and collaborate at work.

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The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

While everyone is fixated on AR using smartphones or headsets, the real hologram revolution is emerging from the lab.

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How AR and VR will change enterprise mobility

They may be down the road a ways, but augmented reality and virtual reality are definitely coming to the enterprise — and right back out again via mobile implementations. It’s not too soon to think about how to manage them.

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Why you’ll fire Siri and do the job yourself

In the world of A.I., the best virtual assistant might turn out to be your virtual self.

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Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Honestly, the biggest culture-changing application for augmented reality will be always-on lie detection.

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Facebook’s Oculus targets enterprise VR with business product bundle

The $900 Oculus for Business package is aimed at putting VR hardware in the hands of more business users for collaboration and worker training.

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This is what Apple's Tim Cook is saying about AR

Apple CEO Tim Cook says augmented reality (AR) will impact every sector and every industry — from enterprise to consumer, fashion, retail and beyond.

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