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November 16, 2016

Mobile VR Hardware: An Interview With Craig Dalton Of Dodocase

Craig Dalton is the cofounder and CEO of DODOcase, a San Francisco manufacturer of tablet and phone accessories. DODOcase has emerged as a premier provider of cardboard Virtual Reality Viewers in strategic partnership with Google. A veteran of over 600 Virtual Reality marketing campaigns, Craig and his team have seen a diverse set of implementation strategies. Recently, DODOcase introduced SMARTvr, the world's first fully immersive pocket VR viewer compatible with Android and iOS. An MBA graduate from UC Irvine, Craig has been involved in technology for years helping manage mobile and social media start-ups.

November 09, 2016

Why the Virtual World Will Be Like the Matrix (and Why That's a Good Thing)

At Dell EMC, we’re obsessed with data: its generation, storage, analysis, and application. As a global leader in information storage and management, we have a unique perspective about the scaling of data generation, and its power to change the world around us. We also see, along with the rest of the world, the rapid development of emerging technologies and tech platforms such as augmented and virtual reality, the Internet of Things, and their actual and potential effect on data generation and storage. Among the many questions this trend generates, the explosion of new devices and data beg a particularly intriguing one: To what degree can we be literally surrounded by data? The possibilities are both chilling and exhilarating.

October 17, 2016

How Today's Sharpest IoT Brands Can Keep Their Edge

Last year, nearly 20 percent of U.S. broadband households reported owning a smart home device like a thermostat or a central home controller. By 2025, that's expected to jump to two-thirds of U.S. broadband households.

September 26, 2016

How Beacons Can Revolutionize The Mobile Customer Experience

Using Beacons to Interact with the Physical World Yeti recently released a post on The Physical Web which uses browsers such as Chrome to scan for URLs emitted from beacons. We’ve continued to experiment with beacons and explore possible applications for them. Beacons can create a better experience for consumers and provide companies with information about customer behavior. Companies have increased mobile app downloads by 600% after integrating beacons. This article is meant to summarize our discoveries and provide more information on beacons and their potential uses.

September 19, 2016

Bot Analytics: An Interview With Dennis Yang Of DashBot

Dennis Yang is the co-founder and chief product officer of Dashbot, an analytics platform for bots. Previously, he was the co-founder of Bureau of Trade (acquired by eBay) and Techdirt, a popular technology blog. He was also the ninth employee of Infochimps (acquired by CSC) and the ninth employee of mySimon (acquired by CNET). He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. You can follow him on Twitter at @sinned.