Topic: augmented reality

Gartner’s Top 10 technology trends for 2017

Gartner is giving organizations insight into what they can expect next year with its annual Top 10 strategic technology trends of 2017. The predictions are designed to provide organizations with an understanding of the technologies that are emerging and having an impact to society. According to the organization, the trends can be split into three … continue reading

Gartner makes predictions about the ongoing digital transformation

Digital transformation is upon us, and Gartner believes it will continue to fuel our future and the future of businesses. The organization announced its top predictions for IT organizations and users going forward, as well as the five domains a digital platform should cover at its Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 in Orlando. According to Gartner, the … continue reading

The New Visual Studio: Prepping for a future beyond Windows

Microsoft Visual Studio is the most popular integrated development environment in the world, but the target keeps moving for IDEs. As device, language, platform and application diversity expand ever more rapidly, Redmond is working overtime to make its already powerful developer tools irresistible—to both the faithful and the uninitiated. The technologies and experiences that are … continue reading

Vision Mobile’s state of the developer nation report, Android SDK and Lyft Button, and Apple announces App Store changes—SD Times news digest: Sept. 2, 2016

Developers’ interest in Android is increasing, according to a new developer report from Vision Mobile. The report, “Developer Economics: The State of the Developer Nation Q3 2016,” found that 47% of developers are prioritizing Android in their development efforts, which is up 7% from the last six months. As a result, the number of developers … continue reading

SD Times Blog: How Pokémon GO can keep up the momentum

When Pokémon GO launched into the App Store and Google Play, it quickly became one of the most popular mobile applications in history. But now, only less than two months later, the app already seems to be losing steam. When the app first launched, the neighborhood and streets were flooded with kids and adults of … continue reading

Mozilla’s Observatory, the Zig programming language, and uSens’ VR/AR SDK—SD Times news digest: Aug. 29, 2016

Mozilla has launched a new solution designed to help developers secure their websites. The HTTP Observatory website provides developers with a set of tools to analyze their sites, and gather information on whether or not they are using the most secure solutions. According to the company, Observatory is split into three projects: a scanner, a … continue reading

Windows Holographic coming to Windows 10 PCs next year

Windows 10 PCs will be immersed in virtual, artificial and mixed reality next year. Microsoft announced plans to release an update to Windows 10 that would bring Windows Holographic shell, mixed reality apps and universal Windows app to mainstream Windows 10 PCs. The news follows Microsoft’s recent commitment to bring Windows Holographic to devices of … continue reading

NVIDIA delivers AI supercomputer to OpenAI, Google’s new OS Fuchsia, and DuoSkin wearable tattoos—SD Times news digest: Aug. 15, 2016

NVIDIA’s CEO hand-delivered an AI supercomputer-in-a-box, the NVIDIA DGX-1, to OpenAI in San Francisco last week. OpenAI’s researchers will put the first production DGX-1 to work on artificial intelligence challenges. The DGX-1 is packed with 170 teraflops of computing power, equaling 250 conventional servers. OpenAI will use it to work on projects like artificial personal … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Pokémon Go just changed everything

If you live in anywhere in the U.S., perhaps this weekend you may have noticed herds of people wandering the streets, staring at their phones and searching for something. Those somethings were Pokémon, and those people were trying to catch ‘em all. Even if you don’t like video games, this is a watershed moment for … continue reading

HTC launches VR Venture Capital Alliance, Nokia launches mobile network analytics solution, and Red Hat announces OpenJDK 8 for Windows—SD Times news digest: June 30, 2016

HTC announced the VR Venture Capital Alliance (VRVCA), a US$10 billion initiative that will put investments into long-term growth in the virtual reality industry. The VRVCA is made up of 30 virtual reality investors from all over the world. They believe that virtual reality is a “transformative technology that will revolutionize entire industries, one that … continue reading

Augumenta introduces a new augmented reality interface

Augumenta is introducing a new way for developers to add gesture-based machine control to their commercial, industrial and computing applications. The company unveiled the Augumenta SmartPanel, an augmented reality (AR) interface that uses hand-gesture controls and visual display panels to provide an AR display surface. “Augumenta’s goal is to provide simple and intuitive interaction environments … continue reading

Virtual cats in Project Tango, PyPy3.3.5 alpha released, and Camunda BPM 7.5 released for free—SD Times news digest: May 31, 2016

Since cats are already all over the Internet, Google decided to create a new tutorial project with Project Tango that places a virtual cat in augmented reality. Project Tango’s APIs can be used to associate virtual objects with real-world objects, and it shows developers how to use a Tango Support Library function to find the … continue reading

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