Entries tagged with “virtual-reality”


13 articles found for virtual-reality:

  • Why AR and VR Have Been Unable to Gain Popularity in the Retail Industry?

    New age technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have gained prominence in the gaming industry. However, their full potential remains unexplored in other industries. One such industry is retail that has scratched the surface of this technology and is reaping its benefits. Will AR and VR be able to overcome the challenges related to their implementation and become the future of retail?

  • Why Technology Surveillance Tools Are Not Enough for Tech Watch

    When technology evolves at a breakneck pace, it is necessary for dynamic organizations to track the innovations and technological developments affecting their area of business, and be aware of the opportunities — and threats — coming their way.

  • Technologies Inspired by Nature

    With over 3.8 billion years of rigorous R&D, Nature is, by far, the most sophisticated and powerful innovator there is.

  • 8 Things to Look for in a Good Research Partner

    If you're in business, you're at war.

    Odds are you’re also trying to run a lean business, which means you've not got enough manpower to chuck into the trenches.

    When it comes to gathering critical information about the markets, the competitors, or even the feasibility of key business decisions; most firms operating out there have in-house research experts that are a jack of all trades, but masters of none. And this might work in few cases.

    Sometimes though, and this definitely sneaks up on the weary that aren’t wary, you’ll need to spring a little extra for situations that call for specific expertise.

    Your first big decision is whether you want to tackle this internally, or hire a Research Partner. 

  • Why Tech Watch Should Be a Part of Your Competitive Intelligence (CI) Strategy

    “Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.”

    ― Andy Rooney

  • Commercialization of Nano-additives — Labs to Market

    Through the application of nanotechnology, existing products such as fuel, cement, or food can be manipulated on an atomic, molecular, or supramolecular scale by means of nano-additives/nano-fillers so as to enhance their physical or chemical properties. 

  • Innovative Plastics & Polymer Additives for Smart Packaging

    The smart packaging market is gaining traction, especially among sectors such as food and pharma, and is likely to boom in the coming years. 

  • What will be the “New Normal” for Physical Retail?

    As the lockdowns ease and the world restarts, one of the worst-hit sectors, physical retail stores, have also opened their doors. While various countries are working on or introducing vaccines, the fear of COVID-19 will not be erased soon. To combat this, the retail sector will have to redesign the shopping experience and introduce new ideas to ensure that all safety regulations are met and business continuity is maintained.

  • New Technologies - Widening Horizons for Gaming Industry

    The online gaming industry has developed considerably since inception. Equipped with special features and interesting elements, this industry is much more advanced today. However, this business is highly competitive and constant innovation is necessary to retain customers. Every company in this sector faces pressure to constantly offer new, more entertaining products to survive. New-age technologies help the gaming industry move ahead and create enhanced experience for gamers.

  • Industry 4.0 – The Next Big Trend in Manufacturing Sector

    Revolution–Industry 4.0, also known as smart factories, is the forthcoming phase in digitization of the manufacturing sector where machines will interact with each other and make independent decisions. This would enable companies to improve productivity and take competition to the next level. Whether the new technology will find takers or not depends on how sustainable it is in the long term and how effectively it can translate into higher revenue, lower cost and increased productivity.

  • Will Ageing Population Impact the Market for New Health Technologies?

    A new demographic study indicates that the average age of global population is slowly increasing. Countries like Japan and the UK are already struggling with large sections of ageing population, and the other countries are not far behind. This presents immense opportunities for health tech companies to evolve and create products and services specifically for senior citizens. Digital technologies and artificial intelligence could enable provision of holistic care with individual attention at the convenience of patients, which would soon be the need of hour across nations. We believe that adoption of these technologies to their fullest potential would still take 5–8 years. Baby boomers and Generation-X may not benefit from these technologies; nonetheless, Millennials could leverage the technologies to gain significant improvements in life in the future.

  • 5G: Did COVID–19 Mar the Grand Rollout?

    The rollout of 5G, expected globally in 2020, took a beating as COVID–19 struck with all its might, taking one country after another. To deal with the highly contagious virus, lockdowns were imposed across the globe that completely derailed the rollout of 5G. While spectrum auctions and implementation have resumed, the tempo has slowed significantly compared to the speed with which 5G was being rolled out; however, there is hope that the delay will not have a long-term impact.

  • Online Retail – Massive Shift Due to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated expansion in online shopping, which was already on a steady growth trajectory. E-commerce has become the only retail option for several consumers and even the technically shy customers are gravitating toward it. The boost has given an impetus to the Direct-to-Consumer business model and various FMCG brands are quickly adopting this model to evolve. Is this shift to online retail permanent or will customers prefer physical retail once the pandemic ends? It remains to be seen.


5 blog posts found for virtual-reality:

  • Would You Tango With Google? Perhaps Not

    Tango is being touted as an affordable Augmented Reality platform without having the clutter of the Cardboard or other headgears. However, Tango seems far from being a game changer for the way users may consume indoor navigation using AR on mobile devices.

  • Technology Disruption in the Media Industry

    The world of entertainment has undergone a massive change in the past decade due to the advent of new technologies. Innovations in the platform, content, and the entire delivery process have ensured that our entertainment is engaging, exciting, and accessible anywhere, anytime. Such technologies are still evolving and will continue to enhance our viewing experience.

  • Whom Do You Trust With a Billion Dollar Technology Race — Financial Investors, or Strategic Investors?

    While every venture capitalist has their own motives, it all really boils down to one of two things — Profit, or Progress. Which of those two drivers is most likely to  help a new technology succeed? Read on to find out.

  • Click To Change Fashion!

  • Need for Digital Innovations in the Infrastructure Industry

    Innovative technologies are disrupting every industry including infrastructure. Digitization would soon change the style of development and operation of infrastructure. Such innovations would ensure that labor-intensive activities involved in the construction of infrastructure become increasingly mechanized, facilitating the reduction in both cost and time taken to have these essential structures up and running.


3 infographics found for virtual-reality:

  • Rise of Virtual Reality (VR)

    The VR market had a good run in 2016, and the upswing is likely to continue due to increasing adoption of connected devices as well as the growing applications tailored to them. There are still challenges to contend with however, not the least of which are AR devices.

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market Overview

    Despite its nascent stages of development,  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is steadily gaining popularity across a wide array of sectors and applications.

  • Global Video Over-the-Top (OTT) Services Market

    The global video OTT market could be worth USD 51 Bn by 2020, presenting opportunities to key industry participants such as content creators, distributors, and OTT service providers.