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3 Novel Ways that AR and VR are Changing the Events Industry

3 Novel Ways that AR and VR are Changing the Events Industry

With the ever-increasing popularity of augmented and virtual reality, it is no surprise that the usage of this technology is gaining momentum in the events industry. Here are three events where the ingenious use of virtual and augmented reality have been used to...

How Blockchain Can Transform Healthcare

How Blockchain Can Transform Healthcare

Healthcare is an issue that affects us all, and it will always be a talking point in national conversation. This is particularly true as populations age and people consider whom should be the providers of the service. However, with the advent of blockchain adoption,...

Is Augmented Reality set to Replace Mannequins?

Is Augmented Reality set to Replace Mannequins?

Last month, Augmate looked at the implications of augmented reality transitioning into mainstream customer journeys. Spanish forward thinking retailer, Zara, has added an innovative technique to the list by incorporating augmented reality (AR) into a new in-store...

3 Ways Blockchain Can Transform Urban Planning

3 Ways Blockchain Can Transform Urban Planning

From digital kiosks, to smart streetlights, to embedded sensors that alert people to available parking spaces, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming what it means to live in a city. For its inhabitants, the benefits of a smart city are numerous: increased...

How Virtual Reality Is Improving Driver Safety

How Virtual Reality Is Improving Driver Safety

Recent growth in the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) markets have proved fruitful for various industries, including gaming, healthcare and retail. This growth is likely to continue; by 2021, the installed base of VR headsets is expected to reach 76...