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

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
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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

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
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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
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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

How new-age technology can shape the future of healthcare

Nipun Goyal

We now live in anticipation of the flashy future that awaits us. We expect today's tech gimmicks to find their place in the future, ....

5 July, 2016

Augmented Reality faces problems of perception, infrastructure in India, says Blippar country head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Augmented Reality (AR) is at a nascent stage in India, though some brands have begun to realise its potential. Globally, big ....

20 June, 2016

Meet the five startups selected for Oracle's accelerator programme

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A fin-tech company, an augmented reality solutions company and a mobile-first automated employee on-boarding platform are among ....

6 June, 2016

How Preksh takes the online shopper on a virtual tour of her favourite brick-and-mortar store

Varun Arora

Do you at times feel you are leafing through a shopping catalogue when you are browsing through your favourite e-commerce portal? ....

2 June, 2016

Facebook buys VR audio firm Two Big Ears

Team TC

Facebook has acquired Edinburgh-based company Two Big Ears that specialises in spatial 3D audio in cinematic and gaming experiences, ....

24 May, 2016