According to recent surveys, more Americans are using technology than ever before. This growth in technology has changed the way we […]
Who Are the AR Leaders…And Who’s Just Hype?
There’s no question that AR—augmented reality, the less sexy but arguably more useful stepsister of virtual reality—is going to be […]
Virtual Reality Is Getting Real With Safety, Skills & Job Training
Have you tried virtual reality yet? If you have, it was most likely a game for the purpose of entertainment. […]
Facebook F8 2017 Roundup: Mind Reading, Skin Hearing, Virtual Spaces and New Apps
Another edition of Facebook’s F8 conference is in the books. This was the first one since a new 10-year blueprint […]
Animated VR Is Changing Family Television: The Technology Behind The Groundbreaking ‘Raising A Rukus’
2017 has been called the ‘year of waiting’ or ‘slow-burn lift-off’ when it comes to augmented and virtual reality (VR) […]
US Lawyers Are Bringing Virtual Reality To Courtrooms To Strengthen Their Cases
The wheels of justice aren’t known for moving quickly. When civil and criminal cases go to trial, photos and oral […]
5 Huge Things That Will Happen For Virtual Reality In 2017: Chatting With Upload Inc.
Upload Inc. is a San Francisco-based start-up focused on accelerating the growth of the AR/VR industry–not just to bring immersive […]
2017, The Year Of Waiting: Making Reality of Augmented Reality & Other Big Tech
For many of us, 2016 will be remembered as the year of Pokémon GO, and the year that Augmented Reality […]
Virtual Reality & The First Human Head Transplant: Bet You Didn’t See This Coming
There are still millions of people who struggle with Tupperware lids and Listerine caps, but Sergio Canavero, an Italian neurosurgeon, […]
SnapMunk WTF: DDoS Attack, VR Harassment , Smartwatch Fizzle, AirPod Delay
Welcome to Episode 4 of SnapMunk’s weekly web series: SnapMunk WTF – the Weekly Tech Feed where our hosts distill, […]
This Assistive Technology Lets Us Control Computers With Face Movements
There seems to be more innovation in assistive technology than ever before. There’s also more money in it as a […]
With A VR Medical Training Game, LIFE Tries To Save Babies’ Lives In Africa
Due to a lack of widespread quality healthcare and on-the-ground, up-to-date medical training, 470,000 babies die each year in Africa […]
Artificial Intelligence Could Cure Social Anxiety, If It’s Used Properly
Artificial Intelligence has unique applications for treating social anxiety, but it isn’t the same AI you’re used to seeing in movies. In fact, in the new app AI-Therapy, it meets the definition but not the spirit. We’re hoping someone can take our idea for a simulated social anxiety app and build it instead.
Five 360 Cameras That Cost Under $500
Affordable 360 cameras are finally flooding the market, paving the way for more immersive storytelling. We profile five — and one bonus $60 camera. Which one would you buy?
5 Space Tech Startups Doing Pretty Stellar Stuff Outside The Spotlight
The space race was first spurred by Cold War hostilities and the jostling for bragging rights. Today, innovation in space […]
A Confluence Of Technologies Will Offer A Chance To Experience New Life
Talk to Robert Stromberg and Guy Primus, two of the co-founders of the Virtual Reality Company, and you get a vision […]
4 Software Testing Startups To Help You Ship Better Product
Launching a new app or software product? These for software testing startups offer tools and services that that can help you ship a better and more user-friendly UX with fewer bugs.
Weekly Snapshot: Tech News To Know May 23-27
Believe it or not, we don’t cover every piece of tech news here at SnapMunk. In an effort to keep […]
Now People Are Racing Drones…With Only Their Minds
The world’s first mind-controlled drone races were just held by sixteen computer science students at the University of Florida. In an event that involved flying cameras, virtual reality headsets, and remote controls, it really was like something out of Star Wars.
Magic Leap’s New Video Raises the Augmented Reality Stakes
Magic Leap has leapt back on the scene with a video suggesting a fully functional release this year of their augmented reality technology. We’re still not entirely sure what it does, but SnapMunk is here to offer some educated guesses.
Facebook F8 Conference 2016: Virtual Reality, Virtual Selfie Sticks, Gigabit Speeds, Messenger and More
Here’s everything you need to know about what happened and what was announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook F8 Conference 2016. There’s some exciting new tech here from virtual reality to artificial intelligence to new internet connectivity hardware.
Shama Hyder: 12 Business Trends to Watch In the Rest of 2016
The digital landscape is constantly evolving and it’s invaluable to know trends before they happen. Being on the cutting edge […]
Don’t Forget, Virtual Reality Can Help Fix Real Reality
Sure virtual reality could be the future of video games and porn, but it should be the future of human connection and a supportive global engagement. Several organizations are exploring ways to use VR for social impact, encouraging empathy, and changing the current reality.
Here Active Listening Is Augmented Reality, For Your Ears
This tech startup is revolutionizing sound with “Active Listening” earbuds that can add real-time effects and modifications to the audio around you, change its volume, cancel background noise, balance it, and even mimic other environments like a concert hall. Based on the interest received on Kickstarter and its 2016 SXSW Interactive award, they may be on to something.
How VR May Revolutionize the Food & Beverage Industry
As the expression goes, virtual reality, or VR, has been around the block a couple of times in the last […]
Magic Leap Might Jump Us Into the Next Era
What is Magic Leap? Magic Leap is about to become one of the highest-valued startups the world has ever seen.
5 Exciting Things to Watch for at CES 2016
If you’re a lover of all things technology, you know to keep the festive spirit going past New Year’s Eve […]
Augmented Reality Might Be Exactly What Facebook Needs to Excite Us
What company is simultaneously working on augmented reality technology, an advanced virtual assistant, an initiative to bring internet to the […]
I, Digital Rendering: BioDigital Opens Up an API for the Human Body
For most of its two years as a startup, BioDigital played its cards close to its chest. Though it worked […]
Validating Virtual Reality in the Real World
Virtual reality has a promising future today as it did 20 years ago. Like a boy band reject who overstays […]
These 5 Technologies Will Change the World
A look at five technologies and their possible ramifications in the near-future. The technology discussed includes virtual reality like the Oculus Rift, Android Robots like ASIMO, 3D Printing, Self-Driving Cars like those developed by Google, and Killer AI.
Crowdfunding: The Good and The Ugly
Crowdfunding has such huge potential, but what is crowdfunding? It is a way for businesses and organizations to raise money […]
What is Google Cardboard?
Google Cardboard is an affordable option for people who’d like to experience VR in a way that doesn’t hit your […]
Virtual Reality Startups to Watch
From virtual reality movie cameras to augmented reality surgical procedures, the innovation happening with the VR space is nothing short of breathtaking. Entrepreneurs are innovating in a myriad of ways, incorporating everything from Google’s Cardboard to Oculus Rift headsets in their creations. With investors like Google Ventures..
Top 10 Apps for Google Cardboard VR
Google wants you to experience 3D virtual reality so much, they found a way for you to do it with […]