Our week in Dubai as a full team was packed full of exciting experiences. Bringing together our London, Gothenburg, New York and Sydney offices, our excursion was definitely one to remember. Read on to get a feel for what we got up to over there! Design Week One of the first things we did during our Dubai trip was visit Dubai Design Week. It was an interesting mix of all…
What the Future Looks Like for the Fashion-Tech Industry
As technology constantly evolves and continues to ingrain itself deeper and deeper into our everyday lives, almost every industry is finding itself having to (or even wanting to) incorporate it into their process. When it comes to the fashion industry, this means that more companies are using tech to improve the creation process, personalise the e-commerce experience, or predict the future of customer interest. No matter how or why they…
NFTs: The Developing Relationship Between Fashion and Tech
Over the past few years, the world has been becoming evermore digital and taken a big step toward the future. Things such as art, music, and photography have all taken steps towards digitalisation, so why not the fashion world? For the first article in our FashionXTech miniseries, we’ll be taking a look at how fashion has done just that, with the sudden creation of NFTs – and don’t worry if…
VR For Disaster Preparedness
The University of South Australia is leveraging virtual reality (VR) tools to equip the youngest citizens of the country with survival skills in an immersive yet safe environment.
The Metaverse: How It Can Be Shaped by UX Designs
Metaverse became a buzzword as Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement that Facebook would be renamed as Meta. All of a sudden, everybody is talking about the Metaverse, and everyone is looking forward to the new era. UX Connections is no exception as we are keen on tech and design. However, we as a UX design agency, would like to place focus on how UX can help in the development of…
Typealike: From Gestures to Commands
VR is changing the way we interact with technology every day. Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a method to extract commands from hand gestures.
From Intent to Action: Brain Interface Allows Users to Control Devices through ‘Imagination’
A cohort of researchers at Georgia Tech have come up with a new VR-enabled BMI system—allowing users to ‘imagine an action’ to wirelessly transmit commands to prosthetic devices
Virtual Reality: Tech’s ‘Gift of Possibilities’ to the Corporate World
For decades, VR has enabled workforces to step in and take charge in unfamiliar circumstances, by simulating impossible environments. Here’s how the corporates have been harnessing VR for training.
3 Use Cases Of Virtual Reality In Higher Education
The virtual reality market is growing rapidly. Currently valued at $15.8bn, the market is expected to reach $120.5bn by 2026.
Facebook AR Glasses Make ‘Superhuman’ Hearing Possible
Research science arm of Facebook is developing AR glasses that produce sounds ‘perceptually indistinguishable from reality’ and grant ‘perceptual superpowers’
Nvidia Shakes the GPU Market With GeForce RTX 30 Series
Nvidia’s revolutionary new Ampere cards will offer 8K HDR gaming, immersive VR experience with twice the anticipated core count, at $499
Interesting Uses of Augmented Reality in Industries
Augmented reality is a cutting-edge technology that is offering users amazing opportunities and digitally enhanced possibilities across different industries.
What ‘The Next Rembrandt’ Tells Us About Art and AI
Revisiting the project amid the pandemic, has our view of virtual art changed?
VR is Not Dead
Embraced by commercial and medical sectors, VR is a young technology on the rise
Immersive Storytelling Reduces VR Cybersickness
New research says immersive storytelling reduces cybersickness for novice VR gamers
How could augmented reality change the way we shop?
Augmented reality (AR) is set to become a major feature on the high-street soon, thanks to the likes of Ikea and Gap.
Rocking about the AR tree
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But yuletide joy comes fraught with festive stress, not least when it comes to buying the tree.
VR Journalism: A passing fad or a new kind of story-telling?
Journalism is the latest industry to try its hand at VR, but can it provide users with a better news experience?
Snapchat’s 3D World Lenses: AR for advertisers
If you’re a regular Snapchatter, you’ve probably wasted some time with a dancing hotdog. Now, Snapchat is inviting brands to create their own, in a form of advertising that could actually be a fun user experience.
Touching the Virtual World
VR creators have mastered sight and sound in the virtual world, but is it possible to introduce a third sense to the equation? Last week, a few of our team members went to go check out…
VR Videos: are viewers experiencing the whole 360°?
Lara Williams, Editor-at-large A new feature on Youtube allows VR producers to see where their viewers are looking, but what are the findings? VR videos add a whole new depth of experience to viewers, immersing them in a 360-degree experience that can put them in the midst of epic battles or fantasy worlds. But how much of that experience is, well, experienced by the viewer? VR and 360-degree video producers…