Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality is Coming to the Surgical Suite

September 20, 2017 – Israel based, AUGmedics is the inventor of an augmented reality technology designed to enhance the performance of surgeons doing spinal operations. Called ... Continue Reading →

Escaping the Confines of Virtual Space

August 17, 2017 – “Behind a computer screen, the lonely person has control. But the contact this produces is not the same thing as intimacy.” So states Olivia Laing ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality Frees Up the Glove Compartment for Owners of New Genesis Automobiles

August 9, 2017 – When my wife and I took delivery of our new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, it came with two large manuals stowed away in the glove compartment. My dealer had given us a ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Getting Closer to the Holodeck with a Disney “Holobench”

August 1, 2017 – Star Trek introduced science fiction fans to the idea of a holodeck where crewmembers could immerse themselves into a world of virtual reality. The holodeck is ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: $99 Augmented Reality Mira Prism May Prove to be a Breakthrough Technology

July 20, 2017 – When Google Glass was first introduced it didn’t really catch on because the technology was considered to be intrusive to wear. I’m not sure that any ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Communicating with Robots May Have Just Gotten a Bit Better

July 15, 2017 – Computer scientists at Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, have developed new software that makes it easier for robots to understand human requests. ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Augmented Reality Comes to Fighting Fires

June 29, 2017 – Qwake Tech, a San Francisco startup has created an augmented reality system called C-Thru combining a futuristic augmented reality helmet equipped with thermal ... Continue Reading →

Augmented Reality to Change Wearable Technology Completely

May 31, 2017 – We welcome guest blogger, Carl Hanson, who writes about Augmented Reality (AR) and the role he expects it will play in the near future. Hanson contrasts virtual ... Continue Reading →

Who Would Have Thought That Big Retail Would Be Among the First Victims of 21st Century Technology?

May 23, 2017 – When my wife and I were looking for new furniture earlier this year we did almost all of our searching online. Instead of going to furniture stores in the city, ... Continue Reading →

Will Virtual Reality Allow Jurors to Experience How a Crime Was Committed?

December 30, 2016 – It is not too big a step to move from capturing the images of a crime scene to creating a virtual representation of it for a jury during the course of a trial. ... Continue Reading →