Posts Tagged ‘virtual reality’

Tech Conference: RebelCon Melds ‘Rebels of All Kinds’ Via VR/AR, Music & the Great Outdoors

Posted by Alex Edwards

Glamping. Mermaids. Fitness. Rebel Role Model’s Rebelcon isn’t your average tech conferencebut make no mistake, it means business.  

“You’ll walk in as a rebel, and leave as a role model,” so says CEO Nancy Coblenz. At Hollow Hill …

PTSD, Depression: MyndVR Tech Puts Aging Veterans In a Peaceful Place

Posted by Lance Murray

Addison-based tech, health, and wellness company MyndVR has partnered with a veterans home in New York, helping the seniors there who are living with depression, PTSD, dementia, and other age-related illnesses by using virtual reality technology.  

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Infinity Festival Explores Advancements in Virtual Reality and Immersive Tech

Posted by Meredith McGrath

Among the dinosaur exhibits and ancient artifacts, museum visitors of all ages strapped on headsets at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and stepped into virtual reality to explore the latest advancements in immersive technology.

The museum hosted …

EarthX: Urban Development, Art for a Cause & Tiny Homes

Posted by Katie Kelton

The EarthX, the world’s largest environmental festival, featured speakers and exhibits focused on topics from urban development to virtual reality systems to the new tiny house craze.

The “Urbanism, Development & Density,” panel held Friday afternoon featured speakers analyzing recent …

Perot Museum Partners With Paleoanthropologist on Center to Study the Human Journey

Posted by Lance Murray

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has formed a partnership with one of the world’s leading paleoanthropologists, positioning the Dallas museum as a center for the study of the origins of humankind — a center that will impact education

Garland ISD Students Using VR to Aid First Responder Training

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Students at Sachse High School have created a virtual reality training program customized for the city of Sachse and its fire department. 

It’s an ongoing, three-year project for third-year animation and computer science classes at the high school. It’s lead …

Accenture Technology Vision: Report Unravels Trends Transforming Business

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Accenture released its Technology Vision 2018 report covering five major trends unfolding over the next three years: citizen AI, extended reality, data veracity, frictionless business, and internet of thinking.

The global professional services firm, with an office in Dallas, sees …

Addison-Based MyndVR Strikes Exclusive Virtual Reality Deal with Global Tech Company

Posted by Katie Kelton

Addison-based MyndVR is teaming up with leading virtual reality content network Littlstar. 

The partnership will create VR simulations on a regular basis for older adults utilizing MyndVR’s interface and Littlstar’s streaming technology, according to the companies. The terms of the …

Master Minds:
North Texas Idea Generators

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From startups changing the way we travel and how brands can tell stories to inventions bringing new solutions to the health care and wireless industries, these North Texas innovators are making a name for themselves. 


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Back to the Future: A Look at the Tech Changing Business

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

There is no question that the future holds a place for augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and blockchain. 

In a time when brick-and-mortar stores are struggling to stay afloat, companies are increasingly turning to AR, VR, and AI to …

Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

Posted by Heather Noel

From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app to an unmanned aerial system capable of monitoring air quality, University of Texas at Dallas students offered a variety in Thursday’s Big Idea Competition final.

But, it was …

Photos: Take a Virtual Look Inside NTT Data Services’ Client Experience Center

Posted by Heather Noel

Wednesday NTT Data marked the one-year anniversary of its $3.1 billion acquisition of Dell Services.

NTT Data Services, the Plano division of the Japanese IT services provider, held an event to celebrate its “innoversary” and officially open the Client …

Q+A: NTT Data Services CTO Talks Automation, Future of Workforce & His New Role

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Kris Fitzgerald has spent decades working in the IT sector, but it’s the role he took in January that has been the most fun, he said.

As NTT Data Services’ newest chief technology officer, Fitzgerald is helping the Plano division …

Take Heart: Expo Showcases Children’s Cardiac Programs

Posted by Lance Murray

Children’s Health in Dallas is one of the leading pediatric heart centers in the nation and recently, the health system showcased the people and the equipment that are saving lives during its first Innovation Expo.

The Heart Center at Children’s …

Techweek Day 5: Next Wave of Augmented, Virtual Reality

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Techweek Dallas is almost in the books for 2017, but there’s still one more event before it wraps up. 

First, let’s take a look at Thursday’s Growth Summit, which included a speaker lineup of top business leaders from startups …

Techweek Day 4: Growth Summit & the Future of VR

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Three days down and less than two to go in the second edition of Techweek Dallas, but there’s still plenty of events left to attend. 

If you didn’t make it out to Addison last night for the What’s the Buzz? …

Klyde Warren Park Gets the VR Treatment in New 360 Video

Posted by Kerry Curry

The American Society of Landscape Architects, which awarded Klyde Warren Park the ASLA 2017 Professional Award of Excellence for General Design, has uploaded a 360 virtual reality video of the park.

The video takes viewers on a journey through Klyde …

Brain Performance Institute Opens Doors and Launches Global Movement

Posted by Emily Bywaters | The Center for BrainHealth

Last week, the Center for BrainHealth unveiled the new home of its Brain Performance Institute.

The 62,000-square-foot building and program center, located at Mockingbird Lane and Harry Hines Boulevard in Dallas, is the first of its kind. It is

Bottle Rocket Adds C-Level
Executive to Explore New Tech

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Amid Bottle Rocket’s expansion into new technologies, a seasoned Dallas techie has taken on a leadership role to help further advance the company. 

With more than 10 years experience in enterprise applications, Jonathan Campos is now the chief mobile architect …

Meet the Addison Startup Helping Wal‑Mart, Mercedes Transform Shopping

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Wal-Mart is debuting new simulated reality technology that was developed by an Addison startup called Spacee.

The deviceless mixed reality uses projectors, motion sensing cameras, and cloud computing to digitally impose an experience on top of real world items. And …