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Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)



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Is Mixed Reality Worth a Try?
The visual technology holds much promise for design review and collaboration, but still faces limitations in hardware and processing power.
Identifying the right use case is key to getting the most out of enterprise augmented reality.

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Technology Focus: Immersive Design
A fully immersive virtual design engineering software user interface may await in the future, but many immersive design technologies are already reality. We’ve collected some of DE’s coverage of AR, VR, advanced…


Editor’s Pick: A Simple and Useful Tool for Product Visualization 
CAD Schroer i4 AR-Viewer for smartphones extends company's expertise to product visualization beyond the bounds of typical CAD software. 
New Augmented Reality Viewer Designed to Bring 3D Models to Life
The new AR-Viewer i4 Augmented Review enables the display of 3D models within a realistic environment.
XR Transforming Design, Visualization
Ford, BASF discuss extended reality in VR Intelligence webinar.
NVIDIA, ASUS Launch RTX 6000-Powered ASUS ProArt StudioBook One
NVIDIA and ASUS are pitching the ASUS ProArt StudioBook One as a mobile system for “creatives and innovators.”
Consumer vs. Professional Tug of War
Can consumer hardware be adapted for professional usage?
Generation Gap
Bye bye, baby boomers. Move over millennials. Engineering software gears up for Gen Z.
Future Facilities Celebrates 10 Years of Thermal Simulation
6SigmaET has evolved over the last 10 years and now incorporates advanced unstructured gridding technology, cloud-based solving and VR integration for the Oculus Rift.
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Editor’s Pick: Tensor Cores and Real-time Ray Tracing Go Mobile
Lenovo introduces high-end versatility in a 15-in. mobile workstation. 
AR Takes Center Stage at PTC 2019 LiveWorx
PTC announced new tools and alliances to boost adoption of AR to transform the industrial enterprise.
The Looking Glass Factory Launches Standalone Desktop Holographic Display
The Looking Glass Factory launches desktop holographic display box with built-in computing power
Siemens Adds Augmented Reality for Enhanced Visualization and Collaboration to Solid Edge 2020
New simulation validation capabilities help to improve quality and reduce costly prototypes, company says.
DE Video News: AR Tech at Augmented World Expo
Small compute boxes for augmented reality, holograms that respond to touch, and eye tracking to replace mouse clicks.
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Driving 5G Innovation
We all want 5G smartphones that can live stream high-definition selfies, 5G augmented reality gear or 5G drones that can broadcast 4K video from anywhere on the planet.
Digital Twins and the New Reality
As mixed reality systems become more affordable, capable and easier to use, manufacturing is making use of mixed reality for digital twins.
PTC Creo 6.0: Even Better than Last Year
Enhanced augmented reality, simulation and additive manufacturing tools lead the list of new features.



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