The Royal Australian Navy are giving VR-powered diversity and inclusion training a go!
December 11th, 2017 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
In a great tale of VR startup success, Equal Reality, a group focused on reducing unconscious bias through virtual reality, have recently built a custom version of their app for the Royal Australian Navy's cultural reform program. I spoke to Brennan, one of the founders of the team, about their exciting news!
Collective Campus has two new emerging tech accelerators!
December 6th, 2017 | Interviews
Collective Campus, a corporate innovation hub, school and consultancy based in Australia and Singapore, have two accelerators that would be perfect for emerging tech startups looking at entertainment, tourism, travel or real estate. I spoke with Sean Qian from Collective Campus about the opportunities available.
Issue #119
December 6th, 2017 | Newsletter
This week, one man turned his Furby into an Amazon Echo, we have a Google Vision Kit available to help developers add on-device computer vision smarts (with no connection needed) and flame throwing drones!
Issue #118
November 29th, 2017 | Newsletter
This week, Amazon released a new way to make VR/AR apps in the browser, Givenchy released some fantastic VR/AR headset concept pics, Microsoft is teaching Chinese using an AI-powered iOS app and the singing, wall-mounted Big Mouth Billy Bass will soon be Alexa enabled!
This group is using 360 video and VR to help stop sexual harassment
November 22nd, 2017 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
Sexual assault and harassment is a serious problem across many cultures and industries, the ever growing list of #metoo stories of the past two months are evidence of that. Vantage Point is looking to use 360 video in VR to create a sexual harassment training program. I spoke to Morgan Mercer, the CEO and founder, about the project and what their plans are.
Issue #117
November 22nd, 2017 | Newsletter
This week, we've got red Amazon Echos in support for charity which Canadians may be especially excited by because... the Echo is now available in Canada! We've also got a somersaulting Boston Dynamics robot, a remote controlled robot from Toyota and even minibots that can glide along water.