Housing.com is integrating VR with touchscreens for 3D tours of properties

Payal Ganguly

Online real estate platform Housing.com has launched a native virtual reality (VR) product which can display projects in 3D. Using ....

10 September, 2018

Augmented reality gaining an edge over virtual reality, finds Capgemini study

Shweta Sharma

Immersive technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality will become mainstream in business operations in coming years, ....

10 September, 2018
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Tech Mahindra to plunge fans of US football team into virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year deal with Jacksonville Jaguars to immerse fans of the American professional football ....

16 August, 2018

After games and entertainment, VR ready for prime time in operation theatre

Sridharan V

Since time immemorial, doctors and nurses have been at the centre of the healthcare industry. Over the last couple of decades, ....

10 August, 2018

Now, confront your body-image issue in a virtual dressing room

Shweta Sharma

Suffering from a distorted body image that has led to anorexia, a condition that fuels irrational fear of being overweight? Well, ....

30 July, 2018

Fear of heights? Soon, virtual reality may come to your rescue

Shweta Sharma

Oxford VR, an offshoot of Britain’s University of Oxford, has developed a therapeutic virtual reality (VR) programme to ....

12 July, 2018
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Virtual reality startup SmartVizX gets pre-Series A funding

Anand J

Virtual reality (VR) startup SmartVizX has raised Rs 10 crore ($1.4 million) in a pre-Series A funding round led by Indian Angel ....

11 July, 2018

How emerging tech is helping e-tailers cut costs, tackle fraud

Anirban Ghoshal

E-commerce companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and virtual reality (VR) to reduce expenditure ....

25 June, 2018

Data core to digital strategy, training surgeons on VR: Medanta’s Sahni and Sikka

Anirban Ghoshal

Some of India's biggest multi-speciality hospital chains are increasingly using emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence ....

15 June, 2018

Chemists can now discover new drugs using virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

If you think that virtual reality (VR) is only good for immersive experiences, then think again. A UK-based drug discovery ....

13 June, 2018
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LG, Korean university create AI tech to reduce motion sickness in virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

South Korean electronics manufacturer LG and the East Asian country’s Sogang University have jointly produced a new artificial ....

29 May, 2018

AI will become a payments channel soon: Kotak's Deepak Sharma at Payments Summit

Ankit Doshi

India lags the world in funding artificial intelligence startups but still has the opportunity to attract investment and make ....

23 May, 2018

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput launches emerging-tech startup

Binu Paul

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur have launched a startup called Innsaei Ventures Pvt. ....

18 May, 2018

Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods partners with Jio to set up lab for virtual reality

Anirban Ghoshal

Film school Whistling Woods International, founded by filmmaker Subhash Ghai, said it is partnering Reliance Jio Infocomm to set ....

10 May, 2018

VR will take over your senses and AR will go mainstream this year

Anirban Ghoshal

With tech giants and small startups alike investing more time and money in cranking out immersive experiences, technology is set ....

15 February, 2018

BBC's new AR offering lets users explore historical artefacts

Anirban Ghoshal

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has become the latest news organisation to experiment with newer technlogies such as ....

12 February, 2018

IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have ....

6 March, 2017

VR startup Imaginate raises $500K from SRI Capital

Disha Sharma

Imaginate Technologies, Inc, an augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) startup, has raised Rs 3.35 crore ($500,000) ....

17 February, 2017

Xiaomi's Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Disha Sharma

Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook ....

27 January, 2017

More than a quarter of users abandon wearable devices, says Gartner

Priya Singh

Smartwatches and fitness trackers stand the risk of being abandoned rather fast. A latest survey by research firm Gartner Inc. ....

7 December, 2016

Redcliffe Capital's Dheeraj Jain backs San Francisco VR startup Xanadu Heights

Priya Prasad

Virtual reality game studio Xanadu Heights Inc. has secured seed investment from Dheeraj Jain, managing partner at London-based ....

4 November, 2016