XR Just Got More Awesome at Oculus Connect

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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4 Reasons Why the Oculus Quest is the Future of VR

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.

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Best VR Headsets for Training 2019

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.

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The Basics: What is the Internet of Things?

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.

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Hospitality Technology Trends 2019 – A Digital Transformation

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.

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