WeWork’s bankruptcy casts doubt on hype that the boundaries between physical space and computer technology are dissolving.
Artificial intelligence and augmented reality tools are upping the stakes when it comes to online sports betting.
Many point to Meta’s failings to make a case for mixed reality headsets having no future. But Apple’s approach is arguably much more strategic.
After struggling to go mainstream, Apple’s recent announcement of the Vision Pro mixed-reality headset could be the lifeline the metaverse needs.
Will Apple’s Vision Pro set the new standard for the future of virtual reality?
Meta and Pico lead the field with their VR headsets, ChatGPT continues its inexorable rise and new engine developments are pushing the boundaries of the video game experience.
If the VR industry is to experience the kind of growth that will make it worthy of the billions of dollars that have been invested in it, we need to view the metaverse as public infrastructure.
Here are the trends on the cusp of transforming the online world.
The huge gathering of policymakers focused on culture’s crucial role in sustainable development.
The Newport medieval ship is the most complete section of a 15th-century European vessel discovered to date.
From augmented reality to hitting an escape room, here’s how to keep yourself – and your senses – occupied this summer.
The metaverse offers novel opportunities for retailers and their customers, but retailers need to be adequately prepared to overcome the challenges of new technology.
The virtual office promised by the metaverse could bring enhanced surveillance and the drawbacks of online culture to the workplace.
Anduril says it is “transforming US & allied military capabilities with advanced technology” – and it’s setting up shop in Australia.
The development of an immersive mobile phone application for university anatomy students offers insights into the future of online learning.
The use of virtual reality and augmented reality in environmental education is controversial, but there are clear benefits.
Who makes money from the metaverse, and how, comes down to what it becomes. And shaping the metaverse is, to a large degree, a matter of definitions.
The metaverse is being hyped as a game-changing virtual platform that will transform our digital lives. But it has some inherent challenges to overcome in order to achieve mass adoption.
That impossibly beautiful model on Instagram might be just that. CGI influencers are already on social media, and Meta’s commercial interest means it shouldn’t be in charge of the ethical guidelines.
Activision’s big titles have led the way in getting us used to virtual worlds. Making them VR will be a gamechanger.