Capgemini and Efma recently released their World Insurance Report 2021, highlighting the implementation of emerging technologies including AI and VR to better engage customers.  The report collated insights from 25 markets, and found that more than 60 per cent of executives surveyed have noticed an impact on acquisition efforts as

Nespresso Australia, a division of global food giant Nestle is trialing XR (Shared Reality) technology  from Innovation Chapel that makes it easier for staff to learn together about its range of coffee products. In a statement, Nespresso said the project involves Innovation Chapel’s shared reality (XR) learning and development platform.

Immersive media company Imagine Room has signed an exclusive agreement with Microsoft to build and operate Australia’s first Mixed Reality Capture Studio to drive the next generation of content production. The state-of-the-art studio uses 106 cameras to create holographic and 3D-video performance assets and create immersive and interactive experiences for

Facebook has announced the latest version of its successful standalone virtual reality (VR) headset, the Oculus Quest 2. The new device packs more computing power and a sharper screen than its predecessor, and is also US$100 cheaper. Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 (from AUD$479) is a powerful wireless VR headset for

The global value of the mobile mixed reality market will exceed $43 billion by 2024, rising from $8 billion in 2019, according to a new study from Juniper Research. Mixed reality overlays interactive digital images and videos onto the real word through a smartphone, tablet or smart glasses. The new

This is the first in a series of articles aimed at both professionals and the wider community. Its purpose is to showcase current technology, as well as the benefits of ‘digital twins’. The second will tease out the existential risks we are all facing in relying on a virtual world

Walmart, virtual reality training

The majority of Facebook’s revenue comes from advertising, but the company is expanding its ad-free services for businesses through its Workplace and Oculus VR offerings. This week Facebook hosted an event at its Sydney headquarters for its workplace collaboration and communication platform, which now has more than 2 million paid

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that VR (Virtual Reality) headset shipments will reach 54 million by 2023, up from an estimated 21 million this year. This is a growth rate of 160 per cent, as demand increases following an underwhelming year for VR in 2018. The new research, Virtual

HoloLens, Microsoft, Ford

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the number of enterprise MR (Mixed Reality) applications will approach 40 million by 2022, rising from just 6.5 million in 2018; representing a growth of over 500 per cent. MR applications display overlaid digital objects that co-exist with the physical world,

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The Australian VR (Virtual Reality) headset market grew 40 per cent in 2017 to reach 302,000 devices sold, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte Australian VR & AR Market Study 2018 found that despite the growth in sales, adoption remains constrained by high device