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Wine firm uses AR to tell its story right on the bottle
A Central Otago wine company is using augmented reality (AR) and a ‘digital first’ strategy to change the way it builds its brand and engages with customers.
12 Dec 18
Malaysia investing in data-driven future – but obstacles remain
The country has openly expressed its desire to become the prime destination for high-tech industries in Southeast Asia.
06 Dec 18
NZ-grown fitness app draws on augmented reality
“I started working on creating an AR app over a year ago starting with just fitness. But as we moved on, it made sense to add in special features."
20 Nov 18
Air NZ demos immersive AR tourism board game
Players can see a giant kauri tree grow, meet a grumpy Hobbit, experience a bird’s eye view of a helicopter bungy jump, and they can even get splashed by a breaching whale.
11 Oct 18
Tech Futures Lab launches Digital Suitcase to upskill everyday adults
Digital Suitcase is an online platform that teaches everyday adults digital knowledge that they need to thrive in the digital world.
31 Aug 18
Is it an elixir? Is it a bottle? No, it's a wireless charger
Wireless charging has had a redesign, you might say.
28 Jun 18
Wellington showing off blockchain and AR innovation for Techweek ’18
“When you see them in action, it’s a lot easier to understand how New Zealand, as a nation, can solve global problems using this technology.”
22 May 18
The VR/AR market could be worth $1.8 billion in 2018
Gaming remains the primary reason for sales of VR devices and this is unlikely to change over the next few years.
10 Apr 18
A glance at the future: Mind-reading AI, VR journalism & radical collaboration
Let's imagine a situation in which a police department of the future adopts "mind-reading" technology to predict a crime before it even happens.
05 Apr 18
AR/VR headset market forecast to rocket 48.5% in 2018
After its brief hiccup in 2017, the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets market is set to offer opportunities aplenty.
20 Mar 18
AR to find more serious commercial applications on its surest bet, mobile
Ovum research analyst Guillermo Escofet delves into augmented reality (AR) and whether the market has potential for future commercial applications.
17 Mar 18
Bose unveils audio AR glasses, $50m funding for startups innovating for it
Rather than superimposing visual objects on the real world, Bose AR adds an audible layer of information and experiences.
14 Mar 18
Survey reveals next three years to be crucial for IT in Aussie retail
More than half confided their company would need to adopt new technology within the next three years in order to evolve and stay competitive.
16 Jan 18
Gartner’s ten predictions for smartphone AI developments
Analysts predict 80% of smartphones shipped will have on-device AI capabilities by 2022.
08 Jan 18
AR or VR? GlobalData says one will offer far greater opportunities
Both of these technologies often make the headlines as 'game changers', but GlobalData says only one is set to completely disrupt modern business.
12 Dec 17
AWS announces new development platform for VR, AR, and 3D apps
VR and AR apps created in Amazon Sumerian will run in any browser that supports WebGL or WebVR graphics rendering.
29 Nov 17
Feel Good AR could teach you how to save money and the planet
Activated through an Australian, European or New Zealand currency note, the AR app has been developed by RaboDirect to engage its customers...
31 Oct 17
Kiwi VR market set to be worth $320m, employment to double
Globally, AR is predicted to be the fastest growth segment in the world with forecast global revenues of US$83 billion.
20 Oct 17
Digital media mastermind joins Victoria University VR research team
"He has been conducting pioneering virtual and augmented reality research, just last week he received $1 million..."
25 Sep 17
It’s that time again: Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are unveiled
“iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone that improve on everything we love about iPhone."
13 Sep 17
AR/VR headset market leaps 25.5 percent in 12 months
IDC has released its latest findings of the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets market with good news for vendors and resellers.
06 Sep 17
Go beyond reality with the Asus ZenFone AR
"ZenFone AR delivers engaging augmented reality experiences for you to explore and enjoy...”
22 Aug 17
Kiwi Startup Spotlight: AR gaming app Magical Park eyeing expansion to US and Canada
By September, Magical Park will be active in 28 parks and 44 primary schools in New Zealand, 12 parks in Australia, and two parks in the UK.
14 Aug 17
Who’s ready for augmented intelligence? The AI investment gap
The AI Investment Gap – a discrepancy between C-Level executives who understand AI and those who have yet to deploy it into their business.
22 Jun 17