The Australian arm of Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has donated $52,000 to help in restoration efforts for the Great Barrier Reef.
Australia's biggest telco says it is "always looking for ways to bring 5G to life in more places, and to show off what it is truly capable of," and it's why Telstra is "teaming up with Augmented Reality (AR) gaming developer, Niantic, to bring a new multiplayer game to Australia."
The Australian arm of Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has partnered with the non-profit organisation The Reef Restoration Foundation to build an augmented reality app to raise awareness of the necessity to save the Great Barrier Reef.
Frost & Sullivan unveils its newest report, the "Future of User Interfaces Shaping New Consumer Experiences", which "finds that user interface (UI) technologies have moved beyond the concept of simply representing machines to their users to enabling sophisticated and personalised interaction."
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Augmented Reality is allowing Australian car buyers to "try on" a new Volkswagen T-Roc or T-Cross in great detail, inside and out, and visualise it in their driveway, garage or elsewhere, at different sizes, as COVIDsafe buying of big ticket items online takes off in a big way! iTWire talks to CCMO Jason Bradshaw on video to find out more.
A day ahead of Apple's iPhone 12 and 12 Pro arriving at retail tomorrow, Telstra has released information about its new 5G coverage checker, a new AR feature in the MyTelstra app delivering an AR experience around the iPhone 12, and its new trade-in offer for old devices.
Australian technology firm JigSpace had its five minutes of fame during the Apple launch early this morning, with its app being used to demonstrate the new LiDAR and 5G capabilities of the iPhones that were released.
Designed for kids 4 years of age and up, the Tobi Robot Smartwatch is self contained, needing no phone app, but has a cool interactive robot, fun games with augmented reality, fitness features, two cameras and more - plus it tells the time!
Telstra has updated the official AFL app with augmented reality features that the telco says will "give users a totally immersive way to view and interact with each club’s line-up for the coming round".
The July 2020 release of Nvidia's vGPU virtual GPU software adds support for more workloads, helping organisations cope with employees working from home.
There is an opportunity for mobile operators to compete with broadband providers by offering 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) to homes and businesses, according to new research commission by Nokia.
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Amy Peck is a remarkable pioneer in the virtual (VR), augmented (AR), mixed (MR) and extended reality (XR) spaces, running her own VR company, working at HTC Vive and travelling from the US to speak about 5G and more at StartCon 2019.
Lenovo sees IoT as the next big thing, and is developing products for deployment at the edge and in backend systems.
Huawei Australia is partnering with NRL club Canberra Raiders and Deaf Australia – the deaf-led peak organisation representing deaf people in Australia – to attempt to break a World Record at the Raiders vs Manly Sea Eagles National Rugby League (NRL) game this coming Sunday (25 August) in Canberra.
An augmented reality system designed to eliminate the chances of workers being electrocuted by industrial machinery has won the UNSW Sydney’s Maker Games.
Spending on augmented reality and virtual reality in the Asia Pacific region will reach US$7.5 billion this year, the analyst firm IDC says, adding that this means more than a doubling of expenditure from the previous year.
Global spending on augmented reality and virtual reality will reach US$160 billion by 2023, up from the US$16.8 billion forecast for 2019, the research firm IDC says, adding that the five-year compound annual growth rate for AR/VR spending will be 78.3%.
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