We have seen a dramatic transformation in both life and work in recent years as a result of new technology, from smartphones to the Internet of Things, with the prospect of bringing an additional 20 billion connected things online by 2020, according to Gartner.
If you haven’t yet heard the term Augmented Reality, it’s likely you are familiar with an application of the technology. Perhaps the best known application is Pokémon Go, the smartphone app that took the world by storm last July and brought AR into the public’s consciousness.
There are a few major trends driving the rapid increase in data traffic on the network. At the top of the list is the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and the convergence of mobile broadband and media traffic.
We live in an era of rapidly advancing technology and Big Data. The use of smart phones, tablets and other gadgets is reaching saturation in many markets. About half of the world’s population has access to the internet. The popularity of social networking is spreading; for instance, Facebook has nearly two billion monthly active users.
Most of us use Gmail, Dropbox, iCloud and Facebook almost every day. We have become accustomed to the idea of storing our personal data in the cloud. As the world of information and data continues to expand, the cloud is expanding right along with it. The cloud's presence is well appreciated and accepted in the highly dynamic, information-heavy, always growing corporate arena.
Virtual Reality, in technical terms, is used to describe a three-dimensional, computer-generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person with standard input and through output devices.