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Rob Enderle
Avoiding Career Death by Twitter
06/04/18 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1330 Words

There are two big problems with augmented and virtual reality at the moment. One is that there still is a lack of truly compelling content, and the other is that good hardware still is too expensive.

The Qualcomm XR1 platform is designed...

Rob Enderle
HP: Reimagining the Future
05/28/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1332 Words

Immersive VR - and Transitioning the Virtual to the Physical
Among the things HP demonstrated at the Barcelona event was its commitment to virtual reality , and how aggressively tools like its Backpack PC and workstation were being used both...

Peter Suciu
New Xbox Controller Could Open Whole New World to Gamers With Disabilities
05/18/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1007 Words

"Particularly as we move to technologies like virtual reality , gaming can be one of the few ways a disabled person can step away from their disabilities, depending on what they are," said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group .

Rob Enderle
Tech Career Checklist: Aggressive Diversity, Cold Cash
05/14/18 9:44 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1413 Words

I'll offer my perspective on that and then close with my product of the week: Mirage Solo, a new virtual reality headset from Lenovo .

Diversity Commitment
I don't believe it matters how much money you make if you...

Kris Holt
Echo for Kids, Retro Voice Assistants, and a Second Snap
05/08/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 792 Words

Optical Acuity
Just after releasing a standalone virtual reality headset, Facebook has presented a look into the future, showcasing an Oculus prototype that offers a wider field of view.

Codenamed "Half Dome," it includes a new feature for a...

Rob Enderle
Solving Tech's Diversity Problem
05/07/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2212 Words

I spend a lot of time whining that much of the virtual reality stuff in the market is crap, often really expensive crap, and that we need a bar that sets what would be a minimum acceptable VR experience.

Back when video...

David Jones
Valve Soothes SteamOS Fans After Yanking Steam Machines
04/08/18 5:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 613 Words

Cutting-edge gaming demands now include support for virtual reality , which could reinvigorate the console and high-end PC market, Teich noted. Valve would need to do something different to penetrate this market.

Valve remains committed to Linux and SteamOS in the...

John P. Mello Jr.
Mozilla Trumpets Altered Reality Browser
04/04/18 10:35 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 847 Words

... Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday unveiled its plans for Firefox Reality, a browser designed specifically for mixed reality headsets. The browser combines the beneftis of Mozilla's existing Firefox browser -- most notably the robust performance of its Firefox Quantum technology -- with...

John P. Mello Jr.
Mobility Steers Apple's New Education Strategy
03/28/18 9:39 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 666 Words

The Apple team demonstrated a number of new apps that take advantage of the company's augmented reality development kit, including apps that allow students to take a virtual walk through a museum, interact with wildlife in the virtual wild, and dissect a...

Peter Suciu
Google Opens Maps APIs and World Becomes Dev Playground
03/17/18 11:30 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 827 Words

Google this week announced that it will open its Maps APIs to video game developers, which could result in far more realistic settings in augmented reality games. With access to real-time map updates and rich location data, developers will have many choices of...

Rob Enderle
I Have Seen Technology's Future
03/12/18 10:58 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2275 Words

Well, ever since Dell sent me to the iPace preview (there was a really cool virtual reality walkthrough of the car), I've wanted one. Its base price is below the cheapest Tesla X and it is much faster .

Sadly, I...

Hunter Sappington
The VR Experience: Challenges for a Growing Market
03/10/18 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 783 Words

... reality devices, including headsets and peripherals, offer consumers and businesses new ways to experience and share immersive content for entertainment, educational, social and other purposes. VR's unique capability to promote user interaction through highly immersive content provides untapped potential in terms of...

Rob Enderle
Real Danger and Dangerous Distraction - AI to the Rescue?
02/26/18 10:16 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1714 Words

Intel showcased virtual reality at the Olympics, but almost no one cared. I think that deep learning and artificial intelligence either could make things far better or far, far worse -- and my fear is that we are moving toward the latter...

Richard Adhikari
Customer Experience Revolution Ahead: Gartner
02/24/18 11:00 AM PT | CRM Buyer | 680 Words

By 2020, Alvarez said, we can expect to see the following changes: 25 percent of customer service and support operations will have integrated virtual customer assistant or chatbot technology across engagement channels; 20 percent of large enterprises will have evaluated and adopted...

John P. Mello Jr.
Intel's Smart Peepers Look Smart, Too
02/06/18 12:30 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 940 Words

Information sent to the glasses appear to be displayed on a screen but in reality is beamed to the retina of a wearer's eye.

"The prototypes I wore in December also felt virtually indistinguishable from regular glasses," Dieter Bohn wrote in...

Richard Adhikari
Apple Spotlights Key iOS 11.3 Features
01/25/18 12:15 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 669 Words


The update will provide new ways to experience augmented reality on the iPhone and iPad, offer new Animoji on the iPhone X, and give users a consolidated view of their health records in the Health app.

A beta version of...

Peter Suciu
Tech Takes Front Seat at Detroit Auto Show
01/17/18 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1249 Words

VR, Simulators and Concepts Perhaps one of the most notable ways that this year's NAIAS embraced technology was in the use of simulators, including augmented and virtual reality . Normally at an auto show, all eyes are on the new cars, but this...

John P. Mello Jr.
E-Commerce Trends in 2018: Voice, Subscriptions, Personalization
01/04/18 10:53 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1008 Words

"So you can expect increasing approaches that cater to those segments' behavior in the use of mobile and social platforms they already use, such as Instagram and Snapchat -- and even virtual or augmented reality," he said.

2018 also will be...

John P. Mello Jr.
New Lens Tech Can Shrink Cameras, VR and AR Gear
01/03/18 1:55 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 655 Words

Impact on VR, AR
By correcting chromatic aberration, the metalens developed by the Harvard researchers addresses an annoying problem facing virtual reality and augmented reality hardware developers.

"Chromatic Aberration -- color focal point mismatch resulting from the propagation speed...

Peter Suciu
Tech to Watch in 2018: Cryptocurrency, AI, Wearables
01/02/18 1:55 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1499 Words

However, hype may outpace reality in terms of what exactly computers can do, and many of AI's advances may be evident only behind the scenes.

"AI is going to surpass robotics in the public's eye when we discuss automation and work...

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Is "too much screen time" really a problem?
Yes -- smartphone addiction is ruining relationships.
Yes -- but primarily due to parents' failure to regulate kids' use.
Possibly -- long-term effects on health are not yet known.
Not really -- lack of self-discipline and good judgement are the problems.
No -- angst over "screen time" is just the latest overreaction to technology.
No -- what matters is the quality of content, not the time spent viewing it.