The New VR Gadgets – Essential gadgets to have in 2017

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The new VR gadgets – essential gadgets to have in 2017 are very different from many of the VR gadgets that people will have seen previously. Many of the older VR gadgets were incredibly cumbersome and clunky, especially the ones from the 1990’s. People often found it difficult to really carry these gadgets around with them, let alone use them. The VR gadgets of 2017 are very different and can provide people with a much better experience.

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Exoskeletons that can help you walk!

This looks awesome! Hyundai is getting into the exoskeleton business in a big way with a new system that can help paraplegics walk again.

  

Will Magic Leap live up to the hype?

Most realize that virtual reality and augmented reality will revolutionize computing, gaming and many more industries. So it’s no surprise that a company like Magic Leap is generating a ton of buzz.

The focus of Magic Leap involves virtual reality overlaid on the real world in a manner is called mixed reality. In a mixed reality world, objects are aware of their environment and can interact with the “real” world. The results are stunning and the potential is mind-boggling.

The company has not released a prototype yet, let alone an actual product, yet it has already raised $1.4 billion from a who’s who of Silicon Valley VCs and companies. Expect to hear much more about the company and its technology in the months and years to come.

  

Using drones in farming

This video illustrates some of the fascinating uses for drone technology in the business world. The primary example involves farming, as farmers can now get information about the status of their fields much more quickly and efficiently using drones with sensors as opposed to engaging an expensive helicopter. With more data, farmers can optimize the yields from their fields.

Drones will revolutionize so many businesses, and the possibilities are staggering. Another example cited in the video involves insurance, where drones can be used to quickly and efficiently asses real estate damage.

The company cited in this video is DroneDeploy, which offers software to help analyze the data captured by drones.

  

Amazon Echo vs Google Home

We’re entering into a new era with these voice-activated home assistants. Many assumed robots would become common in the home, but the ability to speak to these devices to get information and control home devices will likely become very popular with both Amazon and now Google getting into the game with the Amazon Echo and the Google Home.

If you’re considering one of these gadgets, then check out the video above. They literally tear down these two products while comparing their features.