Category: VR/AR


Look out Google’s about

There are only a handful of companies who can dominate markets with the flick of a wrist and Google just so happens to be one of them. Virtual reality could be the next domino to fall in the Google onslaught.

Why can’t we be friends – HTC

One area of concern when looking into the development of virtual reality is withdrawal from society, however for HTC development of the platform has to be built on the idea of being social.

VR to tackle buyer’s remorse

As far as virtual reality goes the main challenge which has been voiced throughout VR/AR World is the need for a realistic business case. Addressing buyer’s remorse is the latest.

The Telecoms.com Podcast – The Internet is for Porn

This week the guys go over a torrid week for the government following a grilling from Openreach and Virgin Media at last week’s Broadband World Forum; with pretty much everyone in agreement that Britain’s broadband is kinda broken.

Next, we get Alex Wood from The Memo in to the studio to fill Scott’s seat and explain to Tim and Jamie why porn is helping the VR industry take off. Turns out there’s some pretty shady stuff going on out in them internets, and the boys try and take stock of how industries and governments can legislate for a technologically-enabled rapid shift in society.

Finally, Samsung loses whatever sense of humour it had left after the continually-hilarious Note7 saga.

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The Telecoms.com Podcast: It’s WAR!

This week’s episode comes to you from a war-torn Britain, as tensions escalate between BT and its bitter rivals after an angry exchange of… letters. The gang digests the latest part of the ongoing BT/Openreach/Ofcom/Everyone Else saga, before going into detail on Uber’s plans to launch self-driving cars in a matter of weeks. Elsewhere, Jamie has a bit of trouble with his new phone, Tim gets interrogated by the gang about his marriage, Scott gets some Kevlar on and something smells fishy in the VR space.
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Finding the 5G spot

The podders wrap up 5G World and address the big question mark over use-cases, while Scott loses himself in chicken metaphors. Tim issues a humble apology about his antiquated VR views, Spotify has a bite at Apple, Snapchat claims it’s bigger than TV and Jamie decides who gets his last Rolo.

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A Week In Wireless Podcast – Virtual Insanity

On this week’s show the gang discuss mobile streaming during Euro 2016; the rise of virtual reality; cloud computing; Microsoft linking up with LinkedIn; Brexit and mobile habits in the bedroom.

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ZTE claims NB-IoT and VR firsts

Chinese telco ZTE has laid claim to being the first to demonstrate the verification based on NB-IoT, as well as the first realtime VR service based on pre-5G technology.

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