Cyber Wars: The New Fight of the Future?

On the online landscape, cyber attacks have been commonplace and hackers prevalent. From personal, small-scale notifications about endangered email passcodes to large-scale infiltrations like the 2014 North Korea hack into Sony, we have seen cyber wars take place. But we are beginning to see larger consequences from these cyber attacks in the form of full … Read more

How to Prevent VR Motion Sickness

Have you tried VR? Around 15% of the American population enjoys virtual reality games, or 50.2 million people! Virtual reality is rapidly emerging as a means to connect, play, explore, entertain, and advertise, especially since the pandemic has transformed the way we live. With more and more VR headsets hitting the market, virtual reality is … Read more

Creating the Forklift of the Future

The forklift is a long-standing symbol of the warehousing and manufacturing guild, and now, forklifts are being digitalized to create the smart forklift of the future. To do this, the forklift has been newly equipped with multiple IoT sensors for automatic identification, asset tracking, and geolocation using real-time location system (RTLS) sensors. This infrastructure-based RTLS … Read more

A Timeline of 130 Video Game Controllers

The history of video game controllers is incredible and fascinating, with origins tracing back to the first computers, military operations, aerospace technology, and medical applications. What was the first game controller? The very first game controller to be showcased on this ultimate video game controller timeline is the control box for the immensely influential space … Read more

How To Make Your Own Lightsaber (Infographic)

There’s always that one guy who brings a knife to a gunfight! But what if, just once, you could harness the power of the force with a lightsaber? Isn’t every Star Wars fan’s dream to wield the legendary lightsaber to blast through enemies and doors alike? And even though we don’t currently have the required … Read more

VR Headsets Throughout History

Virtual reality or ‘VR’ as the kids call it these days has had a burst of growth over the last few years. Movies like ‘Ready Player One’ showcased VR as the ultimate escape from reality. The pandemic helped increase the sale of headsets as people were stuck inside their homes for months. But this technology … Read more

What’s All the Bark About?: The Metaverse and Pets

The Metaverse, a broad spectrum of technologies and human interaction, is a trending topic in today’s media. Also known as cyberspace, it comprises NFTs, avatars, virtual and augmented reality, holograms, and much more. The Metaverse is worth billions of dollars and is only expected to grow in the future, as the market had a value … Read more

Specialized Lenses: Catering to Individual Needs

The eyewear market is on the rise with an estimated worth of $115 billion in 2021 alone and is expected to continue growing exponentially. What contributes to this steep increase in sales? Specialized eyewear used to encompass things like prescription sunglasses or safety glasses, sports specific designs, and even gaming glasses, but today the term … Read more

Evading the Holiday Tech Shortage

Supply chain challenges are hindering holiday shopping. Many shoppers are aware of the issue. Online retailers’ out of stock product numbers are expected to rise 360% from 2019, with electronics being one of the most affected categories. The tech industry currently faces the dual impact of computer chip shortages and supply chain frustrations. Relying on sea and air … Read more