Firms In Singapore And Hong Kong Are Still Digital Beginners

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Our recent report, “Advance Your Digital Maturity In Singapore And Hong Kong,” indicates that most of the firms operating in two […]. chief information officer (CIO) digital business digital transformation Asia Hong Kong Singapore

Amazon’s Singapore Launch Signals the End of Digital Complacency in Southeast Asia

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It launched its Prime Now app in Singapore with a compelling two-hour delivery offering that signals a new era in the region’s digital landscape. July 27th marked Amazon’s first e-commerce official foray into the 640 million people strong region.

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Singapore becomes worlds biggest AI hub

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Singapore is attracting the world’s leading artificial intelligence talent because of its status as a cosmopolitan society and strong state backing for technology research, according to the head of the private equity firm building a mega hub in the city for start ups involved in the sector. The post Singapore becomes worlds biggest AI hub appeared first on VR World. Artificial Intelligence Business Companies News VR World AI Alibaba Joel Ko Hyun Sik Marvelstone Ventures Singapore

Thanks to VR, Teachers Could (Finally) become Millionares

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In Singapore, pupils from West Spring Primary School had already the opportunity to visit an offshore fish farm , a dairy farm and the National Gallery – right from their classroom during a social studies lesson, thanks to VR. The pupils were whisked away virtually to various locations in Singapore in under an hour, by donning VR headsets which displayed a 360-degree VR video.

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Vocktail is now turning your water into wine

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Researchers at the National University of Singapore have designed an intelligent cocktail glass which is capable of tricking your senses into thinking that the water you’re drinking is actually whatever you want to drink in the moment. Ranasinghe’s research work at the National University of Singapore includes experimenting with electrical signals and how they can affect the sense of taste.

Holovis Uses Giant Robot Arms for Intense VR Motion Simulated Experiences

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First demonstrated to theme park executives at the Asian Attractions Expo in Singapore last month, Holovis ’ R3ex (Rideable Realtime Robot Experiences) project combines virtual reality with four/six-axis robot arm amusement rides.

Vive Deluxe Audio Straps Back in Stock on Monday, Vive Pre Adapter Kit Available With Promo Code

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The strap is still available for purchase in Australia, New Zealand, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan.

Razer Acquires THX

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11 years ago, Singapore-born Min-Liang Tan formed a company in Cayman Islands, Singapore and Encinitas (northern part of San Diego county). “The Force is with you, young Skywalker, but… you are not a Jedi yet!”

The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule

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Singapore. TECHSPO Singapore // September 20th – September 21st. Singapore. Unite Singapore // September. Singapore.

Google’s AR/VR Team Just Keeps Growing

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Google is creating an infrastructure to coordinate AR and VR business operations in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Google first started its venture into virtual reality with Google Cardboard back in 2014.

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Samsung is Selling a Batman Gear VR and Galaxy S7

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In collaboration with Warner Bros Interactive and DC Entertainment, the limited edition Galaxy S7 edge will be available in early June exclusively in select territories, including China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and others to be announced soon. Ok, we seriously want one.

Send HTC Your Idea for a Vive Accessory and Win a Free HTC Vive

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The Vive’s Lighthouse tracking system is an impressive piece of tech, considering it boasts sub-millimeter, 3D room-scale positional tracking for a VR headset and hand controllers using lasers.

Case Study: How To Improve Your Chatbot’s Chance Of Success

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My recently published report, Case Study: Take A Focused And Disciplined Approach To Drive Chatbot Success, shows how OCBC Bank in Singapore is bucking the trend: The bank recently created Emma, a chatbot focused on home loan leads, which […].

Changi Airport Will Use AR Glasses To Speed Up Ground Handling

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SATS, the chief ground-handling and in-flight catering service provider at Singapore Changi Airport, has equipped approximately 600 of its ramp handling employees with the glasses as part of a new initiative, according to Channel News Asia. Going to the airport is a hassle. It doesn’t matter where you’re going, which airline you’re using, or who you’re traveling with, there are always annoyances and issues along the way.

Sony Announces 4 Asia-Developed PSVR Titles Are Coming West

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Coming from Singapore-based Gattai Games is an interesting take on the horror genre that puts you, a sight-impaired character, at the forefront.

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Samsung announces limited edition Batman themed Galaxy S7 and GearVR.

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The limited edition Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition will be available in early June exclusively in select territories, including China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Russia and others to be announced soon.

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Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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Merlion Park | Singapore | 1.286,103.854. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality. Disney has been making major moves in Augmented Reality in 2017.

WebVR: Taking The Path Of Least Resistance To Mainstream VR

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As WebVR content creators and developers start to converge worldwide, in Singapore, the community assembled at an ‘Augmented City’ experiential xLab in July. WebVR content creators in Singapore. While we were distracted with VR hype cycles and the “when will VR go mainstream?”

Samsung Gear 360 Now On Sale In UK For £349.00

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Last month we reported that the Samsung’s Gear 360 camera became available in New Zealand, adding to the short list of countries, Korea and Singapore, where the Gear 360 was sold.

Feel Wind and Heat in VR With This Headset Add-On

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The Ambiotherm brings a whole new level of immersion to virtual reality with realistic weather simulations.

Tesla New Master Plan: 5 New Vehicles, Uber 2.0, Power 2.0

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In the late afternoon California time, or early morning Singapore time, Elon Musk, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Tesla Motors, Inc. My landlord in Singapore only made 2.2%

Improbable Raises Over $500 Million To Create The Tools That Will Build The Metaverse

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These groups include the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz , Hong Kong’s Horizon Ventures , and Singapore’s Temasek Holdings.

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Magic Leap Raises $502 Billions Driven by Temasek

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Magic Leap , the still-in-stealth-mode company developing an augmented-reality headset, announced that it has raised $502 million in Series D equity funding, led by Singapore investment firm Temasek Holdings.

Emma, the Robot is Giving Professional Massages to Singaporeans

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Singapore is developing a robotics ecosystem with Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam in a bid to take the regional lead as businesses worldwide increasingly use such technology to transform their operations. began service this Monday, at the NovaHealth Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in Singapore. Artificial Intelligence Business Companies News startups AiTreat Emma massage Nanyang NovaHealth robot Singapore

Meet the First 4K VR Headset

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While the initial development of VR HMD’s (Head Mounted Devices i.e. headsets) is coming out of United States, Taiwan and Singapore, it is widely expected that the next generation of VR devices, and most progress will come out of China.

VR in Food Industry: Make Your Customers Food Connoisseurs Using 360° Virtual Tours

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By the Learning Partnership French banquet: Nicholas Le Restaurant Nicolas Le Restaurant was founded in 2007 by Chef Nicolas Joanny on Keong Saik Street in the Bukit Pasoh Conservation Area in Singapore.

PSVR Dating Sim ‘Summer Lesson’ to Get English Subtitles and Broader Release in April

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IGN reports that during the Bandai Namco Entertainment Product Conference in Singapore this week, the company announced a new version of Summer Lesson which will come bundled with two DLCs, include English subtitles, and launch in Southeast Asian markets.

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Masterclass in Cinematic & Hybrid Virtual Reality Filmmaking.

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Real Vision has previously lent it’s expertise ranging from helping design and beta test software and hardware at PHILIP’S High Technology Campus Holland, to conducting in-depth workshops for Panasonic’s R&D Labs, Singapore and sessions at Sony MiddleEast. of Abudhabi, and conducted workshops at polytechnics and Media training institutions in Singapore.

How is VR Changing the Face of Alternative Online Entertainment?

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Imagine putting on your headset and stepping into the world of Las Vegas, Macau or Singapore’s famed Marina Bay Sands in an instant.

Hands-on: ‘Stifled’ Oozes Style With Its Terrifying Visual Re-imagination of Echolocation

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Stifled is an upcoming first-person horror game from Singapore-based studio Gattai Games.

When Can I Buy Samsung’s Gear 360 Camera?

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On April 29th, I was surprised to see that Samsung began selling the Gear 360 in Korea and Singapore. Samsung begins selling the Gear 360 in New Zealand – who’s going to be next?

Graffiti VR Experience Paints the Future of Art & Entertainment

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In the exact opposite case of Singapore, where caning and jail sentence are a possibility, Croatia renamed the railway bridge into ‘Hendrix Bridge’ , based on the graffiti that enthusiasts drew on the middle of the bridge, some 25 maters / 60 feet above the river.

HoloLens Units Can Now Be Rented Instead Of Bought

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Elsewhere, HoloLens is also expanding to more countries, with Microsoft this week announcing that it will soon be selling the kit in Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. At $3,000, Microsoft’s HoloLens is an expensive proposition, limiting the number of people that have been able to get their hands on one over the past two years. But a new scheme from Abcomrents is looking to make the device more accessible for all.

These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand.

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with four, Australia with three, and Singapore, Spain and Sweden with two each. These 12 Amazing Projects Are the Pinnacle of U.S. Brand Innovation Today See the U.S.

Scouted: Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR

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At the time, Samsung announced that they would begin taking pre-orders for the Injustice Edition bundle if you lived in select countries like China, Singapore, Korea, Latin America, Malaysia and Russia. We really wish this was sold in the U.S.

Take an Immersive Drive Through the World’s Most Secretive Country

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Aram Pan is a Singapore based photographer who has specialised in what he describes as ‘panorama production’ since 2007.

Microsoft Expands HoloLens Availability, Hard Hat Option Coming Soon

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Today the company has announced that they’re adding Singapore and the United Arab Emirates to the list of regions from which the device can be purchased, now totaling 41 countries.

AI Chatbots are rapidly changing the ways of banking in the world

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In Singapore, DBS already uses Kasisto’s Kai, the underlying technology of MyKai, to allow customers to conduct transactions such as transfers and bill paying. The biggest Hong Kong bank, HSBC Holdings , is starting the New Year with a new chatbot. Chatbots are computer programs that typically use text-based live chat as an interface to carry out tasks for customers on behalf of the business. Now they are emerging as an inexpensive way to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) in banking.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Researchers at the National University of Singapore first showed us how face electrodes can simulate food in virtual reality– and now they are bringing wind and heat to your virtual world.

Audio-Based Stealth Thriller Stifled Gets PSVR Release Date

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The game has been in development for some three years in Singapore, making it one of the first PSVR titles to stem of Sony’s efforts in the region. We’ve been hearing about intriguing stealth thriller title Stifled for some time, but soon we’ll finally get to play it.