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Human digital twins and evolution: The real Westworld?

At the moment, digital twins are rudimentary and limited. But as they evolve, could we wind up with Westworld-type twins that could be a boon to productivity?

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Apple doesn’t want a metaverse, it wants a better universe

Apple will want to take AR to the intersection of technology and the liberal arts to augment and enhance human capabilities.

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Apple isn’t saying too much, but AR is everywhere at WWDC

Though Apple didn't say anything this week about the augmented reality glasses most people assume it's working on, AR is in the air at WWDC.

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Why Apple worries about photography on the iPhone

Lights, smartphone cameras, action — and AR!

Apple is building a transformative platform for AR

Meta won’t matter much once Apple shares what it has been working on.

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What’s so great about Google’s ‘translation glasses’?

Forget language translation. This is Google Glass, but socially acceptable this time. And it could open a lot of AR doors.

How multiverse simulation can speed up innovation

When it comes to research and development for new products, time matters. And multiverse simulations can shave off years from start to final product. Just ask the military.

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Google acquires Raxium in augmented reality push

Google is pushing forward with its AR ambitions by acquiring the microLED startup Raxium for an undisclosed amount.

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Apple calls out Meta for hypocrisy

Meta’s poked its face out the book as it admits plans to levy a 47.5% commission on virtual transactions in its metaverse.

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Will your company embrace AR for training?

Here's a short look at some of the use cases to support AR/VR in enterprise and government staff development and training.

Are augmented and virtual reality finally gaining traction?

COVID-19 was a game-changer for videoconferencing. Virtual worlds may be the logical next step.

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Nvidia GTC: Building the digital you

In the not-too-distant future, we could all be running around in multiple places as digital avatars.

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Enterprise AR will be dominated by Apple and Magic Leap

Magic Leap's next-gen headset has two features that make it great for enterprise applications.

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Are we destined to work in the metaverse?

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg says we'll eventually work all day in virtual reality. I think he's wrong; here's why.

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Q&A: AstraZeneca CIO Cindy Hoots on COVID-19, collaboration — and change

Pharmaceutical bigwig AstraZeneca, like most other companies during the COVID-19 pandemic, had to develop a remote-work strategy for its 70,000 workers quickly. Here’s what the company did and what lessons it learned.

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Why workforce management faces a daunting post-COVID world

Before the pandemic, workforce and human capital management software and services were mainly used to track employee attendance and work. But with a more hybrid and gig-centric workforce, those tools are now in need of major upgrades....

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Apple Reality is getting real

Apple, not Meta, is more likely to offer a compelling vision for avatar-based virtual business meetings. The pieces are already being put in place.

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Will Apple VR glasses be good for the enterprise?

Or will unexpected consequences and accidental damage erode any productivity advantages?

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