What is Extended Reality?

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The introduction of XR technology has been met with mixed reactions, from privacy concerns to questions about its impact on our social and cultural lives. However, there are many benefits that come with these technologies—and they will continue to evolve as more people use them. This article explores what XR is, how it works, and what it can do for us today.

Defining Extended Reality (XR)

Extended Reality (XR) is a combination of augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality. It’s also sometimes referred to as Mixed Reality or Immersive Technology.

XR technology has been used for over 20 years in military applications for training purposes, but it has recently begun to reach mainstream markets. Today’s XR devices allow you to interact with your surroundings in new ways by adding layer upon layer of digital content onto physical objects. A few examples of this include, turning your smartphone screen into an aquarium filled with fish or creating 3D models from scratch using motion capture technology

The history of XR: A brief overview of its evolution

The first XR experience was created in the 1960s when the military created a simulation of nuclear explosions. Since then, it has been used to simulate everything from explosions to earthquakes and hurricanes.

In the 1980s, several companies began developing virtual reality devices for entertainment purposes. These early VR systems were expensive and only available at amusement parks or local arcades—but they did offer some exciting experiences!

In the 1990s, companies started selling more affordable headsets that could be worn on your head like glasses (or goggles). These devices offered better graphics than those seen in earlier games but still had some issues with resolution and the latency time lag between movements inside different worlds within an environment. However, these … Read the rest

What Discoveries and Helpful Technologies Utilize Artificial Intelligence Today?

Artificial intelligence was invented in 1959, and the world is constantly surprised by new and unique emerging technologies. It is the ability to learn, adapt, understand, and discover a way to attain outcomes and solve issues that are similar to human behaviors, among other things.  

In recent years, artificial intelligence systems’ capabilities have achieved significant success in combining intent, intellect, and flexibility into their algorithms. Artificial Intelligence technologies are constantly being researched, including in real-world applications. As a result, AI boosts human productivity while also expanding its capabilities. We’ve prepared a list of the most recent AI trends that will be beneficial to you or your organization. 

Virtual Assistants 

Virtual assistants, which are becoming more common in our homes, are one of the most visible manifestations of artificial intelligence in our daily life. 

The most well-known are Siri (Apple) in 2011, Cortana (Windows) in 2014, Google Assistant (Google) in 2019, and Alexa (Amazon) in 2014. They let you perform a range of functions, such as online surveys, voice purchases, song selection, and even conversation. These characteristics make children happy, and adults aren’t far behind. 

Emotech debuted Olly in 2017, a more powerful and advanced artificial intelligence assistant than Siri and Alexa. It includes deep learning and natural language processing technologies that allow it to learn and adapt to the characteristics of its owner. It is programmed to have a naturally evolving personality that eventually resembles that of its owner. 

This technology is claimed to be quite beneficial for persons who live alone owing to old age or for any other cause. They imitate a friend’s or companion’s reactions to make the other person feel less alone. 

Smart Home Devices 

Numerous smart home devices are now using AI apps to save energy. Smart thermostats, for example, such as Nest, adapt house … Read the rest