Immersive Data Visualization and The Ultimate Display Paper

Immersive Data Visualization
I was reading the following paper (The Ultimate Display by Ivan E. Sutherland) from the 1960's the other day while also thinking about what is being called "Immersive Data Visualization". It is obvious that the first company to create a really great high value experience in this area is going to be very profitable. Although the topic seems pretty technical, if you think about it everyone is working within the same hardware constraints of what's going to be available in the market and so whil...
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The First Killer App For Google’s Project Tango

Project Tango Killer App
This isn't a "How To". And it's not a "They did". It's an "If you" . . . as in "if you" do this you will make a lot of money. So, what do you need to do? Let me first start by saying Google has partnered with Lenovo and has stated it's releasing the first Tango capable phone this summer (2016) and they already have a Tango tablet out for developers called Yellowstone. Obviously there are some questions as to whether a lot of people will buy the devices and this would lead some critics to s...
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If You Can Solve These 3 Problems You Might Be The Next Steve Jobs

If You Can Solve These 3 Problems You Could Be The Next Steve Jobs
I know that's a big statement. Please give me a chance to back it up and then feel free to rip my logic to shreds. I'm going to state the problems first and then I'll outline the market conditions that lead me to this conclusion. Also, the article title is not not meant to be hyperbole and/or clickbait. So what are the three problems? Create a Head Mounted device (HMd) that will conveniently work with an unprecedented array of phone models and operating systems. Implement a remote, ...
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Making Money With Xperia AR Effect Apps

One way to make money creating 3d models for virtual reality.
I'll be the first person to admit it's taking Sony Mobile way too long to release the SDK for their Xperia AR Effects and this speech isn't well prepared, but maybe it's Sony Mobile's leadership issues that will make this a profitable niche for people looking to get into Mixed Reality development. For some reason they've only created about 30 apps and yet they have millions of users and supposedly (if you watch the video) a lot of demand for more content. I'm curious why they haven't committed m...
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Project Tango Apps: The Next Big Thing?

Will Google's Project Tango Become The Next Big App Store?
Yes, that article title is exaggerated, but it got you to click and so here we are. There are going to be a lot of opportunities for VR/AR content creators and no one really knows which platform is going to be the most profitable yet. Moving on. First, what is Project Tango? It's a technology from Google that enables mobile devices to detect their position relative to the world around them with computer vision instead of using GPS or external signals. When a smart phone or tablet can tell where ...
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Business Ideas for the Industries Virtual Reality Will Impact First

Business Ideas for the Industries Virtual Reality Will Impact First
Goldman Sachs released a pretty comprehensive Market Analysis earlier this year (January 2016) covering general companies in AR/VR, projections for growth, and which industries will be impacted first. I'm not going to rehash the stuff they talked about in their report. You can read through it if you want. What I will do is expand on it here and give a few examples of some first-to-market industry specific ideas entrepreneurs could start to work on. Lower End VR experiences, Augmented Reality,...
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