As people prepare to face their fears this Halloween, some are undoubtedly fearful of the unfamiliar. As a form of technology not everyone has tried, virtual reality is a big fear for many. In recent years it has become especially apparent, with movies such as Ready Player One perpetuating the idea that VR is dangerous and scary. We’re here to debunk 6 spooky VR myths that people may believe, and show you why it’s not so terrifying after all.Read More
Facebook just held their annual Oculus Connect presentation. In it, they revealed some new features and technology – most notably for the Oculus Quest. As supporters of the recently released headset, and XR as a whole, here are all the features that we think will be quite promising, and really challenge the future of XR.
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Since its release in May, the Oculus Quest has been the focus of many VR enthusiasts. It’s not hard to see why – its competitive price point, and unique offerings make it a tempting purchase. Here at Cognishift Technologies, we finally gave in and bought one; so now we’re here to give you our personal thoughts and opinions on the device.Read More
You’d be hard pressed these days to find someone who hasn’t used an app before – which is why finding the perfect app development company is so crucial. You want to send a good message, and provide a great service to your customers – or else they’ll get frustrated, and move on to competitors. But when looking for the perfect app developer, what should you keep in mind? What are some red flags you should avoid? In this article, we hope to go over a few of the points that can be pretty important when looking for an app development company.
Before reading this article, if you are unsure about what VR is, make sure to check out our explanation here.
Since the Oculus Rift’s release in 2016, VR has gone from a gimmick to a rapidly developing technology. In 2019 especially, many companies have been pushing advanced VR hardware into the spotlight. So, what’s out there? Let’s take a look at some of the newest additions to the VR scene, and their potential for portable training in VR.
Mobile apps are becoming an increasingly popular way to use the internet on phones. Despite it being much easier to look up a website, apps run better, and are often tailored to suit a mobile experience, which is why they’re so popular. These days, around 90% of mobile internet usage is spent in apps – yet many top businesses report having an almost equal amount of app and browser traffic on their websites.
So how do big companies get so much traffic on mobile web browsers, despite most people using apps?Read More
Technology is a force that’s ever present in our lives. Whether it’s garbage disposal, TV, or a microwave, we have come to not only take advantage of it, but rely on it. Perhaps one of the most influential uses of technology is its ability to let us communicate; but now, with communication being so simple, why not allow machines to talk with one another as well? Alexa can turn your lights on or off, and your phone can connect to bluetooth devices. The idea of an interconnected web of machines and technology is something that’s slowly becoming less foreign to us – and it’s incredibly handy. Despite an estimated 26 billion devices already being connected to the Internet of Things, however, not many are aware of what exactly it means, both in a literal sense, and also for the future.Read More
Throughout history, the human race has always strived to innovate; and in the modern era, this is no different. We live in a world filled with technology, where people across the world can talk to each other at the touch of a button, and it’s possible to do groceries without leaving home. In today’s society, technology is developing at a faster rate than ever before – and so new innovations, previously thought to be out of arm’s reach, are opening themselves up to the average consumer.
One of these technologies, XR, has been around for a while now, but is just starting to reach the hands of the general public. By this point, some of you may be asking yourselves: “What exactly is XR, and how can it benefit me?”
As intricately designed, customer service first structures, hotels are separate worlds unto themselves, built to continuously exceed the expectations of guests with every stay. The world of the modern hotel has grown significantly over the decades. Still, the hospitality industry is positioned to break through more technological thresholds. New advancements are helping hotels become not just mini worlds, but entire universes. Where in the past the hospitality industry always strove to exceed guest expectations, modern technology will enable high precision prediction, adjusting the guest experience on the go to fit demand. Join us on a journey of discovery as we explore the future of hospitality industry evolution.Read More
If you’ve recently started your journey into the world of software development, you may have heard conversations about the great “UX” of a product or the poor “UI” of an app. Is this some kind of secret code you`ll never understand? Are these people just making things up to trick you? Are they just trying to look cool? Well, read on to find out!Read More