Thursday, August 22, 2019

‘Mixed reality’ emerges as new growth area for Orlando firm

An Orlando tech company that builds virtual reality-based training systems has made a push into a fast-growing field that combines the technology with augmented reality. Known as “mixed reality,” it allows two...

Ford Motor Co. leader: Here’s how virtual reality helps steer business

Virtual reality increasingly is being applied to more than just video games and entertainment — and Ford Motor Co. is one example of how the technology can improve business deals. At the...

Ford’s VR guru to headline simulation summit

A longtime virtual reality expert who now leads Ford Motor Company’s efforts in that field will head up a summit meant to showcase Central Florida’s high-tech community in Orlando. Elizabeth Baron, considered...

Magic Leap settles trade secrets lawsuit with former execs

Technology company Magic Leap has come to a “confidential agreement” in its lawsuit against former executives Gary Bradski and Adrian Kaehler, and Robotics Actual. A California federal judge dismissed the lawsuit earlier...

Two Ocalans jump into artificial reality industry

Matthew Buckman kneels on gray carpeted floor with his legs bent at 45-degree angles. He looks up and off to his right gazing at a blue wall with a Yoda poster...

Reasons why this local ​architecture firm got in VR may pull you in, too

An Orlando-based architecture firm invested in virtual reality technology this year and already, the high-tech equipment is paying off. Wayne Dunkelberger, principal and creative director of design for Baker Barrios Architects, told...

Good news from Apple conference surprises AMD

The Orlando division of the tech company AMD received a bit of a surprise at Apple’s annual developers’ conference last week. Baked into an announcement that Apple computers would support virtual reality,...

Apple’s VR leap could help Orlando’s tech scene

Central Florida’s virtual-reality sector received a boost last week when Appleannounced updates to some of its laptops and desktops to support the technology. The weight the tech giant can throw behind the growing...

How virtual reality offers deeper look at new Orlando developments

Paper floor plans and 3-D models of real estate projects soon may be a thing of the past as the market for virtual reality grows. Virtual reality — an industry that research...

Virtual reality’s next frontier: Commercial real estate

Paper floor plans and 3-D models of commercial projects soon may be a thing of the past as the market for virtual reality grows. Virtual reality — an industry projected to be...
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