Enterprise VR

Virtual reality gains a small foothold in the enterprise

The rapid growth of the mobile sector has had an unexpected dividend – by bringing down the costs and improving the quality of motion sensors, screens, and processors it has helped usher in a new era of virtual reality technology. Systems previously available only to largest manufacturers or to the military can now be put …

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Microsoft, Cisco, Avaya hone their virtual reality strategies

The leading unified communications (UC) vendors are taking a hard look at the opportunities for virtual reality in the conference room or the boardroom. For example, there are a number of enterprise-friendly virtual world platforms that are already or soon will be compatible with the Oculus Rift and other virtual reality devices. These are business-safe …

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Army takes a flier on OpenSim

The U.S. Army is not new to using simulated virtual environments for training. In fact, almost all soldiers have used virtual simulations, according to Douglas Maxwell, the science and technology manager for virtual world strategic applications at the Army’s Simulation & Training Technology Center in Orlando. The problem is that, for the most part, each individual simulation …

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