Driving virtual interactions with new science park hub

A new virtual/augmented reality hub to drive technology has been launched by two PhD students at Liverpool Science Park. This innovative technology sector is projected to be worth $150 billion by 2020.

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Qualcomm introduces Virtual Reality software development kit

Qualcomm Inc’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced a new virtual reality (VR) software development kit (SDK).

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The top three of MWC… Internet of Things, Virtual Reality and 5G

In the run up to Mobile World Congress the predictions were coming in thick and fast. So who was right? We take a look at the top three trending topics that stood out at the biggest MWC event yet.

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Zuckerberg, 5G, handsets and brands overtake wearables in Twitter rankings at Mobile World Congress 2016

The international public relations company, Hotwire has issued statistics on the most tweeted about brands and topics (using #MWC2016) at last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The total number of #MWC2016 comments on Twitter came to 405,132.

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Chief IoT Officers, enterprise wearables, an LPWA casualty, and virtual reality to get real in 2016

IoT Now salutes the industry pundits who are avoiding safe predictions for 2016. Machina Research is one that states, “there is little point in doing these kinds of predictions if you’re not going to be outspoken and take a few risks.”

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IoT will drive consumer tech revenues to $287bn, says Consumer Technology Association

The ever-expanding adoption and continued growth of innovations comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) will help lead the U.S. consumer technology industry to a record-setting $287 billion in retail revenues ($224 billion wholesale) in 2016, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®.

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The role of wearable technologies in enterprises

The recent news that the seven millionth Apple Watch has been sold raises critical questions for the smart watch community – and the wearable consumer device community more generally, writes Saverio Romeo, principal analyst at Beecham Research. Apple has shown once again that taking a multidisciplinary view of consumer products is key to transforming a

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