Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR)

Futuristic iPhone

Futuristic iPhone

Toronto. You may think this topic is a bit odd for the PHSC, but consider stereographs. They were a form of AR/VR well over a century ago! And think of our recent road trip down to Ryerson University’s DME Lab where we saw a sandbox with its own projected topographical lines changed in real time, 3D printers, and a headset that let one create in 3D in the air while his/her creations were displayed in 2D on monitors.

Our Programme Chairman, Les Jones, sent me a note last Friday that links to Seeking Alpha,¬†an investment site featuring stock market insights. On that site columnist Ravi Thakker writes about “Apple’s Latest Futuristic Technology” – yep, its a way to view AR/VR on a future iPhone! (I noticed Apple’s prime smartphone competitor, Samsung, placed a video ad on the column…)

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