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Leading Edge Behaviors in virtual reality.

Last year we supported the Institute for the future, a research facility in Palo Alto, California, in it’s research on “Leading Edge Behaviors” within virtual reality.  As a result the IFTF published it’s findings to it’s top 50 companies at the end of 2018. However, they have now released the concluded research to the public. […]

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Immersive Technology

Enterprise Immersive Technology will be mainstream in 3 years.

The world of enterprise virtual and augmented reality, is becoming more mainstream. Companies such as Walmart, Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems, are already seeing returns on investment according to other reports. Enterprise XR (extended reality, which incorporates, virtual and augmented reality) is gaining pace. According to Capgemini Enterprise Immersive Technology will be mainstream in 3 […]

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Tableau get bought by Salesforce

Looker & Tableau get bought out by Google and Salesforce.

Over the last week we have seen the announcement that Google is buying Looker for $2.6 billion. Then hot on its heals the huge news that Salesforce is buying Tableau for $15.7 billion. Looker Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud is shaking things up by purchasing Looker, which is Googles third largest acquisition ever. Looker […]

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Virtual Reality

Unity and Improbable are quarrelling over the removal of permissions to use SpatialOS

Unity, Improbable and Epic Games are quarrelling over the removal of permissions to use SpatialOS due to a change in Unity’s terms of service.  The problem came to light in discussions late last year with Unity clarifying their position to Improbable this week according to reports. Improbable released a blog post “Unity’s block of SpatialOS” […]

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