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The Future of Information Technology
The most important developing technologies in the Information technology industry based on current trends; such as artificial intelligence, augmented reality, mobile computing, cloud computing and fibre optic.
Curated by Lionel Doherty
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Augmented Reality Apps (for Education & Therapy)

Augmented Reality Apps (for Education & Therapy) | The Future of Information Technology | Scoop.it
This board was inspired by a blog post by @The Speech Guy (Jeremy Legaspi)'s post on his blog. You can find the post here: http://the-speechguy.com/2013/03/13/fire-fun-with-augmented-reality/

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Lionel Doherty's insight:

Augmented reality is becoming a very rich, versatile environment for learning activities.

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Dear Assistive Robot Industry, We Need You! Sincerely, Rapidly Aging Japan.

Dear Assistive Robot Industry, We Need You! Sincerely, Rapidly Aging Japan. | The Future of Information Technology | Scoop.it

Okay, so what’s an assistive robot? Well, they’re a lot more cool and useful and tech than it might sound. Think of them more like… social robots, or maybe cybernetic enhancements, or,...


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I believe that assistive robots will be viable within the next 5-10 years judging by the trends in artificial intelligence developments.

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Apple Patent Teases Augmented Reality Mixed With Social Networking

Apple Patent Teases Augmented Reality Mixed With Social Networking | The Future of Information Technology | Scoop.it
We all feel like augmented reality could power the next killer app, but how would it work?A new Apple patent application hints at how Cupertino may be piecing together an answer.

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Gary Hayes's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:50 PM

Apple’s application talks a lot about user annotation--in text and URLs. But let’s look at how Twitter and Facebook treat shared URLs today. They actually pull images from them in a seamless preview, saving users a click into a browser. Map that philosophy onto Apple’s proposal, and suddenly, you can place not just text but images and video in 3-D space across environments. Multimedia merges with the physical world, creating repercussions in communications and advertising that we can only begin to imagine.

Jan Herder's curator insight, March 20, 2013 11:21 PM

AR in a social context, a shared AR