Augmented/Virtual reality

  • Article

    Windows provide new interactive dimension in Toyota concept


    Toyota’s windows of the future let passengers see the outside world differently (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor Europe (TME) joined forces with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) last month to show how car windows could better connect people inside a vehicle to the world around them. The concept was ...

  • 2011 International CES Alan Mulally

    Ford CEO Alan Mulally to speak at CeBIT fair


    Alan Mulally spoke at the CES in Las Vegas Alan Mulally, keen to underline the importance of information technology for the auto industry, will speak at the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover in March. The Ford CEO will give a keynote address as part of the CeBIT Global Conferences program. ...

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    IDC: Cloud computing to go mainstream in 2011


    Cloud services,mobile computing and social networking will converge to become a mainstream IT platform in 2011, according to market researchers IDC. "In 2011, we expect to see these transformative technologies make the critical transition from early adopter status to early mainstream adoption," said Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief ...

  • VW's augmented reality

    VW uses virtual technology for service training


    For training purposes, digital projection can provide a virtual x-ray of a vehicle Volkswagen plans to use more virtual-reality technology to train its service technicians. The German automaker hopes its use of “augmented-reality” technology will better train technicians and help their understanding of the technical innovations it is building into ...