Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is the term given to refer to computer technologies that use software in order to create realistic sounds, images and various over sensations that combine to create an alternative environment, and the user within it. The user’s presence within the constructed reality is further enhance by their ability to interact with the space and objects within it, as well as the ability to look 360° around the realistic 3D environment.

Spotlight on Augmented Reality from Company Connecting

Over the past two weeks we have concentrated on IT companies working in the area of Augmented Reality and other related technologies.

We have published articles from companies and people using and working with Augmented Reality. We have also published an infographic and a video which...

Healthcare and Augmented Reality, one minute facts from Company Connecting.

Previously we published a video on Augmented Reality using infographics with data from our database as well as some other sources. This video concentrates on the use of Augmented Reality within the Healthcare and medical area.

Picture of man looking at screens accompanying the article Healthcare and Augmented Reality: Company Connecting 1 minute video

Continuing with our series of Company Connecting infographics, our infographic this week covers a number of related areas i.e. IT companies working in Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, 3D, Animation, GIS, 3D Visualisation and Graphics. Out of our database of 3,400+ companies there are 226 working in these specialist areas.

image of the sectors companies are involved in accompanying the infographic and article IT Companies with Augmented Reality, 3D, GIS and other related skills

What is Augmented Reality and how does it differ from Virtual reality? Simplistically Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer generated simulation of something real which the user is immersed in. Augmented Reality (AR) is exactly what it says, it’s computer generated enhancements layered on top of the real world.

Spacecraft 3D image accompanying the Company Connecting article on Augmented Reality. NASA's Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality (AR) application that lets you learn about and interact with a variety of spacecraf