Augmented/Virtual Reality

3 Startups Using Augmented Reality in Surgery

Tech billionaire Peter Thiel famously said, “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.” The comment obviously refers to how technological promises often fall short of expectations. While there are plenty of companies building flying cars (or, as we call them, helicopters), his point is a valid one. Take the example of the behemoth […]

Augmented Reality Stocks – The “Picks and Shovels”

Whenever an exciting disruptive technology like augmented reality (AR) starts to catch the attention of retail investors, the pundits immediately feel compelled to start saying something about what stocks you should buy. A cursory look at the Motley Fool article on “Augmented Reality Stocks: What to Watch in 2018” says you should “play the long […]

Technology for the Blind is Worth Billions

We first took a look at technology for the blind in our article on 6 Vision Enhancement Devices You Need to See where we covered some pretty cool applications of technology that gives the 342 million blind people around the globe more freedom. We were surprised to learn that only about 10-15% of people who are blind or visually […]

9 Virtual Reality Startups Taking VR Mainstream

The state of virtual reality (VR) seems to be in a state of confusion at the moment. When we first tried VR, we were simply blown away by the whole experience. Surely a VR headset will become a common fixture in living rooms like the television or the three-foot ceramic bong. Alas, things seem to […]

What’s up with Holograms and Hologram Projectors?

“Help me Obi Wan Kanobi. You’re my only hope.” Anyone who has seen the original Star Wars Movies would probably think about this scene when someone brings up hologram technology. You’re probably wondering in today’s day and age of self gene-editing, where all the holograms are? Also known as holography, we like to define this […]

6 Startups Futurizing Construction with VR and AR

Consumer adoption of virtual reality (VR) has been kind of like how sex was in high school. Everyone is talking about it but few people were actually doing it. Consumers just haven’t been as wowed as we were it comes to VR headsets. As a result, we’ve seen a price war of sorts break out with the two major VR […]

Unity Technologies – The World’s Leading Game Engine

When you first step into a virtual reality (VR) experience, one of the most interesting things is the ability to look around in a virtual world interactively. When a video game character is standing in front of you, peering around them to check out their backpack will elicit a giggle and a feeling of thrill […]

8 Israeli AR/VR Startups Reshaping the World

Our readers have been particularly interested in our recent coverage of Israeli startups, with big social media shares on our top 10 lists of Israel’s biggest funded startups and artificial intelligence startups. So this article brings together some of our favorite topics—God’s Chosen People, Israeli startups, CB Insights and augmented reality/virtual reality technology. The bright minds at […]

8 Examples of Augmented Reality For Business

So far, you may have only used augmented reality apps to catch Pokemon, or transform your selfie into a portrait of a rainbow-puking unicorn. But augmented reality (AR) also has a serious side, and many apps are catering to a variety of industries for some practical use. Though advertising seems to be an obvious choice for […]