IT Modernization

What Comes After the Touch Screen?

The quest for the next human-computer interface

IT Modernization

Will the Government Go for Pokemon Go?

The new augmented reality app is a feat of data-mapping technology.

Emerging Tech

Inside the Spy Mapping Agency's Virtual Reality Lab

Virtual reality is one tool the agency uses to offer analysts a real-world view of landscapes rocked by natural or manmade changes.

Emerging Tech

Facebook Is Predicting the End of the Written Word

“The best way to tell stories in this world, where so much information is coming at us, actually is video."

Emerging Tech

Is Virtual Reality The Key To Government's Training Woes?

The head of a simulation trade group argues the technology could help agencies cut training costs.

Ideas

What Possibilities Can Virtual Reality Bring Beyond the Gaming World?

One real-world application is leveraging it as a tool to treat various mental problems like severe paranoia.

Emerging Tech

Video: Inside the World's Most Secretive Startup

Magic Leap's virtual reality system may change computing entirely.

Emerging Tech

Video: Virtual Reality Tech Brings Mars to Earth

Viewers will be able to get up close and personal with the Curiosity Rover and the Martian landscape.

Emerging Tech

The New Social Network Where You Can Hang Out with Real People in Virtual Reality

Instead of hanging out with your friends in real life, why not spend time with them in outer space?

Emerging Tech

Google Is Reportedly Working on an Actual Virtual Reality Headset

Currently, the company’s only foray into VR has been the Cardboard—a literal piece of cardboard that sells for about $20, which users can strap any smartphone into.

Emerging Tech

Video: A Look at the Impressive Tech Inside Super Bowl 50

The Levi's Stadium boasts 400 miles of cables, 700 security cameras and Wi-Fi boxes placed every 100 seats to ensure 70,000 attendees will be able to connect with their smartphones.