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The world is changing rapidly – that’s a (virtual) reality

Given deepening business requirements and technology's disruptive nature, companies demanding the most value from their tech investments will harness the enormous potential of AR/VR, says Carel du Toit, CEO of Mint Group.

Sep 30, 2019

Tech change drivers to push economic growth in MICT sector

Professor Barry Dwolatzky outlines the key tech trends expected to significantly contribute to economic growth in the media and ICT sector.

Sep 9, 2019

Flip phones take centre stage at IFA 2019

Europe's biggest consumer technology show, IFA 2019, kicks off, and thousands of exhibitors are introducing their latest products.

Jul 24, 2019

AR brings The Lion King to life at Ackermans

Working with local gaming and animation studio, Sea Monster, Ackermans is bringing a new level of entertainment to customers.


Is the 4IR the secret to a dream life?

The secret to transforming SA into a digital society is thinking about technology as a layer that can be applied where it can make the most difference.

Apr 2, 2019

Augmented reality shopping on the rise

Gartner believes that by 2020, 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality online and in-store.

Feb 26, 2019

MWC: Microsoft debuts HoloLens 2

Microsoft took to the stage at Mobile World Congress to introduce the second generation of its mixed reality headset, the HoloLens 2.

Aug 30, 2018

Apple buys start-up focused on lenses for AR glasses

Signalling that Apple wants to make a wearable to superimpose digital information on the real world, the company acquires Akonia Holographics.


UWC to offer immersive tech diploma

The accredited postgraduate diploma will incorporate augmented reality and virtual reality.


Fak'ugesi fest focuses on augmented reality

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg later this month will host a free workshop for augmented reality creators.

Aug 14, 2018

Doctors test augmented reality during surgery

The technology that made Pok?mon Go so popular two years ago will soon be used by doctors during surgery.

Jun 29, 2018

Pokémon Go creator plans to sell its AR tech

Niantic Labs, the Google-backed start-up behind Pokémon Go, will sell the technology that powers its titles to other game makers.

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