Sci-fi authors and futurologists have long dreamed of environments and entire worlds existing purely in virtuality – and for the first time in history, technology has caught up to that dream. From June 24-26, 2017, the VRTO Virtual Reality Toronto convention brought hundreds … Continue reading VRTO 2017 – Highlights from Toronto’s Virtual Reality Convention
Author: VyVy Ngo (@SleepyVyVy) New Shoes – What if I could feel what someone else is living through? Imagine a world where you can put on special glasses, and you’d be able to feel, see, maybe even taste what someone … Continue reading VR and Games for Empathy and Identity
As technology advances, we inch closer to the hybrid reality envisioned by sci-fi authors in the last century, a reality in which technological augmentations are as expected and accepted as our phones and laptops today. Augmented reality is becoming increasingly … Continue reading The 3 Pillars of Augmented Reality
In the life of a Technical Evangelist, there is no such thing as a typical day. Every single day is different. Sometimes I meet with colleagues at the Microsoft Canada HQ, sometimes I code in coffee shops, and sometimes I speak … Continue reading This Week in Toronto Tech – Data Science, Women in Tech, Bots, and HoloLens
Last night I dreamt that I took off a virtual reality headset and “woke up” in a VR arcade. Suddenly I found myself sitting on the floor in a small dark room, with a rack of different virtual reality rigs … Continue reading Are We Living in a Virtual Reality?
Both VR and AR open virtual doors to what is often referred to as the “metaverse” – a metaphysical universe of digital worlds. But do you know the difference? Continue reading Virtual Reality vs. Augmented Reality, Explained
When someone says they’re going to a wearables meetup, you probably picture a dozen or so people sitting around a table comparing fitness bands, right? Well that’s not how we do it in Toronto! Last week’s We Are Wearables meetup boasted … Continue reading We Are Wearables Toronto Wearable Tech Celebration