JPEG XS: Streaming VR Lighter, Better, Faster, For Less

JC KuangAnalysis, Business Transformation, Technology

Conditions are becoming more and more favorable for businesses striving to incorporate VR technologies into their offerings or workflows. As April draws to a close, the Joint Photographic Experts Group is expected to finalize deliberations and implement a groundbreaking new format which takes full advantage of modern broadband networks. JPEG XS, a successor to JPEG format, is ideal for streaming … Read More

One Giant Leap: How The Lumin SDK Will Affect Enterprise AR

JC KuangBusiness Transformation, Technology

After a series of announcements over the past few months, Magic Leap has once again become buzzworthy with the release of its Lumin SDK. The software tools contained therein promise to bring many new and exciting features that have never before been implemented in AR hardware. From a robust runtime environment that can run multiple applications in the same physical … Read More

The Caring Cloud: The Role of 5G in Healthcare VR and AR

JC KuangAnalysis, Business Transformation, Virtual Reality

American, European, and Asian markets are racing to complete infrastructure research and updates necessary to bring 5G mobile broadband networks to life. VR and AR industries stand to benefit enormously from this new technology, which boasts massively increased transfer speeds, on-demand network slicing, and unprecedented reliability, due to its burdensome data processing requirements and a need for low latency streaming. The healthcare field, … Read More

VR Arcades Are Hot Trend, But Consumers Want So Much More

Alexis MacklinAnalysis

With location-based VR centers popping up across the country, U.S. consumers are starting to get a taste of what VR can do without the investment of hundreds of dollars for new computing and display equipment. Unique, free-roam experiences from HOLOGATE, Zero Latency, The VOID, and Dreamscape Immersive have all had impressive launches in North America and European markets. Manufacturers such … Read More

Chinese VR/AR Companies OYMotion, REALIS, Owlii Impress At CES 2018

Natalie YueAnalysis, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality

Huawei gives a keynote at CES 2018 announcing a new phone. Photo by Natalie Yue

Arguably the world’s biggest electronics conference, technology companies know that CES is the perfect place to exhibit new technologies. And as you would expect, Chinese technology companies were well-represented, with over 400 companies descending upon CES 2018 from Shenzhen alone. Chinese companies were among the exhibitors in almost every technology sector – from autonomous vehicles to drones to smart home solutions. For instance, … Read More