Virtual Reality

Ultrahaptics – A Sense of Touch in Virtual Reality

While technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) may be at the height of “inflated expectations”, others like virtual reality (VR) have joined 3D printing to sit and sulk in the “trough of disillusionment” while waiting for commercialization to take hold. One of our MBAs whipped up this beauty over lunch which tells that story: It’s not just […]

11 VR Startups Tackling Enterprise Applications

If you haven’t tried virtual reality (VR) yet, you so need to. The first time you put on those goggles and start to look around a virtual world in amazement, you can’t help but grin from ear to ear with giddy excitement. Maybe we’re all just complete and total nerds who were raised on the […]

15 Virtual Reality Startups in Healthcare

Virtual reality (VR) is usually associated with gaming — you put on a headset and step into a virtual world where you can solve puzzles, slay enemies or gain experience. While we were simply floored by how amazing it was to play games in VR, everyone else just shrugged and went back to arguing about […]

11 Examples of Grocery Store Technology

We’ve seen a lot of innovations over the course of the last decade but some industries are still largely behind the times, like insurance for example. Another “industry” that has seen relatively few advancements in the last few decades is the food retail industry or what we like to call “grocery”. By and large, the experience of shopping […]

6 Interactive Virtual Reality Experiences

If you want to really feel what virtual reality (VR) is like, you can’t do it with one of those cheap imitations for $99 or less. You need to throw down some dollars and get yourself an Oculus or a Rift and take it for a spin. Sure, it’s not that user friendly yet. When we […]

Investing in Virtual Reality Stocks – Is it Possible?

Out of the 30 emerging technologies we write about here at Nanalyze, very few have lots of pure-play stocks for retail investors. By definition, emerging technologies aren’t yet mature and therefore the companies working on them will typically be in the very early stages. This is also the case with virtual reality (VR). If you […]

6 Ways Virtual Reality Is Changing Construction

Can you imagine? Being able to see the big beautiful wall stretching across the country keeping out all the unwanted invaders who threaten the great culture that resides within? Being able to walk up to the wall and look at it in all it’s glory and beauty? Well these days you can do just that by […]

A Simulated Reality is Not as Improbable as You Think

Among the long dyed beards and tight skinny jeans of Silicon Valley, you’ll also find a different way of thinking that isn’t just about waving signs around outside your office because you don’t like what’s going on in politics. There’s a much deeper vein of thought that is best summed up by the words of Elon […]