Virtual Reality – More Than Just Fun and Games?

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It should be obvious that Virtual Reality (VR) technology has officially take off in the past few years. There are countless VR headsets available, ranging in price from $15 (see Google Cardboard) to $800 (HTC Vive). One thing you’ll notice about most of these sets is that they’re marketed as toys; a way to play games or enjoy a walk on a sandy beach during a sunset.

And this makes sense, because ever since the concept of VR has existed, we’ve connected it with entertainment. In fact, the concept itself didn’t come from an engineer or inventors drawing board. Probably the first example of VR that we can find comes from a 1935 Science Fiction novel called “Pygmalion’s Spectacles”, by Stanley G. Weinbaum. Continue reading

Some of the Most Exciting Tech Trends for 2017

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Say goodbye to 2016 and say hello to 2017, and all the tech trends it will bring with it. Despite what people might say about 2016, it brought with it a considerable amount of technological advancements. Some of those advancements will become tech trends in the new year.

Here are just a few tech trends we’re looking forward to.

AI Search continues to grow

Google recently reported that 20% of all searches were done via virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa, and their own Google Assistant. For anyone that remembers the internet prior to mobile, it’s fairly easy to draw a pretty close comparison. The rise of AI Search is shaping up to the the next big development in how businesses are found on the web. Continue reading