#Virtual Reality

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MeetinVR launches metaverse collaboration solution for businesses and education

Since 2016, the company has been developing a virtual reality platform for meetings, workshops, training, and education

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Boardroom connection: Why firms should foster an ‘always learning’ culture

Invaluable insights and knowledge gleaned from this approach can benefit enterprises in the longer run

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Here’s how cross realities will shape omnichannel marketing

With the blurring of lines between virtual and physical realities, there is a need to address the concerns of XR consumers, says Nicolet Pienaar

Here’s why metaverse marketing is the industry’s future

Everdome, that is set to launch later this year, is expected to be the most hyper-realistic space across the entire metaverse landscape

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UAE’s e& partners with Meta to drive innovation

The companies will work together on use cases that integrate with the latest Meta products and solutions

LEAP22: Saudi Arabia unveils over $6.4bn in technology and startup investments

NEOM Tech & Digital Co. launches XVRS cognitive metaverse and M3LD data management platform as part of a $1bn investment

Hands-on review: HTC Vive Flow

Designed with comfort and portability in mind, HTC says Vive Flow allows people to find moments of calm and well-being for themselves throughout the day

Is virtual reality the new business opportunity?

Walking into a hotel in the UAE in 50 years will be a whole new level of luxury, with XR glasses making the visitor experience seamless says Nikhil Nair, consumer business lead at HTC Vive MEA

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New realities in the virtual world

While AR and virtual reality continue to see strides and innovations in the gaming and entertainment industries, the technology is also rapidly expanding to automotive, healthcare, retail and more

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Varjo partners with Lenovo to expand business in the UAE

Varjo headsets will be demonstrated at the Expo 2020 and GITEX Global

Dubai’s Emirates launches virtual reality app in Oculus store

Customers can navigate through economy, business and first class cabins, explore their seats, as well as the onboard lounge and shower spa on the Emirates A380 using navigational hotspots

UAE’s first holographic surgery carried out at Burjeel Medical City

Surgeons from 13 different countries assisted by HoloLens 2 from Microsoft

Top five digital marketing trends for 2021

A look at the priorities that will potentially drive global marketing strategies post Covid

Ericsson forecasts $31 trillion 5G consumer market by 2030

CSPs could earn $3.7 trillion in 5G-enabled consumer revenues by 2030

Esports, VR gaming complex to be set up in Abu Dhabi

Beirut-based Robocom VR to provide content and technology for ‘Pixel’

Gaming hardware sales surge during lockdown in UAE and Saudi Arabia

VR hardware sales increase by almost half in UAE in first half of 2020

VR gaming arcade opens doors in Al Khawaneej, Dubai

The Arcade by Hub Zero features VR versions of fan favourites such as Justice League, Batman and others

Google launches AI-powered tool to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs

Fabricius will expedite the process of collating, cataloguing and understanding ancient hieroglyphs