AR, VR, MR & The Metaverse Articles

Will Smart Glasses Replace Smartphones In The Metaverse?

The metaverse – everyone has different ideas about what exactly it is, but what most agree on is it’s the “next level” of the internet.[...]

Is This Web3 Winery The Future Of Wine In The Metaverse?

I have previously covered a number of projects in the space involving drinks makers partnering with technologists to create innovative use cases for decentralization.[...]

Can A Metaverse AI Win America’s Got Talent? (And What That Means For The Industry)

When “Simon Cowell” performed on the America’s Got Talent stage, no one was more shocked than the man himself.[...]

The Future Of Social Media In The Metaverse

Social media is the archetypal web2 application – the enabler of the “user-generated web”. But that doesn’t mean it will die out with the onset of the metaverse and web3.[...]

How To Buy NFTs: A Super-Easy Guide For Anyone | Bernard Marr

How To Buy NFTs: A Super-Easy Guide For Anyone

NFTs – Non-fungible Tokens – are unique tokens that live on a blockchain and can be securely traded or used to prove ownership of connected assets.[...]

The Top 10 Most In-Demand Skills For The Next 10 Years | Bernard Marr

The Top 10 Most In-Demand Skills For The Next 10 Years

As we move into the new industrial revolution and the pace of change continues to accelerate, the skills you need to thrive in the workplace are shifting, as well.[...]

Web3, NFTs, And The Future Of Art | Bernard Marr

Web3, NFTs, And The Future Of Art

Throughout history, artists have often gotten a rough deal with corporations and middlemen profiting from their work long after they have received and spent the fees they were paid.[...]

The 10 Best Metaverse Quotes Everyone Should Read

It’s fair to say that no one is exactly sure what the metaverse will look like, as the concept is still emerging and evolving. But plenty of people have got their own ideas.[...]

How To Amplify Customer Relations In The Metaverse

The metaverse is the new, experiential, immersive internet where we will take our digital avatars to work, learn and play across persistent environments.[...]

The Best University Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills

Everyone has heard by now that the metaverse is set to be a multi-trillion dollar business opportunity -widely seen by many brands and corporations as the next evolution of the internet.[...]

The World Of Metaverse Entertainment: Concerts, Theme Parks, And Movies

The metaverse is a massive trend at the moment, with news and promises about the power of the metaverse splashed across social media and all the biggest media headlines.[...]

How the Metaverse Is Changing Sports

Thanks to the pandemic, online shopping has never been more popular. However, there are some ways in which it falls short.[...]

The Metaverse, Digital Dressing Rooms And The Future Of Fashion Retail

Thanks to the pandemic, online shopping has never been more popular. However, there are some ways in which it falls short.[...]

The Most In-Demand Metaverse Skills Every Company Will Be Looking For

The metaverse is here – and if we are to believe a recent Citi report, it could generate up to $13 trillion in value for businesses around the world by 2030.[...]

The Metaverse And Digital Transformation At McDonald’s

The famous golden arches are recognized worldwide not only as an icon of fast food, but also of technological transformation.[...]

Can Life Be Meaningful In The Metaverse?

So if it's true that we will find ourselves increasingly living our lives in the virtual worlds and environments of the metaverse, will this end up cheapening what it means to be human?[...]

The Amazing Ways Nike Is Using The Metaverse, Web3 And NFTs

Artificial intelligence (AI), e-commerce, and in-store experiential technology have been integral to the brand’s strategy for many years.[...]

How To Create Your Digital Avatar For The Metaverse

If you’ve ever seen my TikTok channel, you will have come across Bernard Marr 2.0. He looks and sounds a lot like me, but he is, in fact, my digital twin – an avatar powered by AI and machine learning.[...]

The Biggest Technology Trends In Wine And Winemaking

When we think about the wine business, the images that come to mind might be more of vineyards stretching across the French countryside than of robots and digital transformation.[...]

The 10 Best Examples Of The Metaverse Everyone Should Know About

This makes it a bit difficult if we want to put together a list of platforms or experiences that represent the best of what it could be.[...]

The Best Online Courses To Learn Metaverse Skills

Metaverse is the word of the moment – referring to online, persistent virtual environments that many, including the likes of Facebook and Microsoft[...]

How Will Manufacturing Companies Use The Metaverse?

Manufacturers are already using metaverse technology to speed up product design, train employees, and streamline processes. What is the future of manufacturing in the metaverse?[...]

How the Metaverse Will Transform the Travel Industry

Travel in the metaverse won’t replace the real deal – but immersive experiences of all kinds are already improving travel and hospitality.[...]

How the Metaverse Will Shake Up the Real Estate World

The metaverse will not only transform the way we buy and sell homes and commercial property in the real world[...]

How the Metaverse Will Shake Up Retail

The metaverse offers retailers enormous possibilities for raising brand awareness, deepening engagement, and improving customer experience.[...]

How Will The Metaverse Transform Education, Teaching, And Learning?

From fine arts to foreign languages to ancient history, the metaverse is poised to create more engaging, meaningful experiences for students of all ages. [...]

How Will the Metaverse Transform Healthcare?

The metaverse has the potential to lead to breakthrough technologies for healthcare. Find out how immersive innovations can help patients and doctors improve health outcomes.[...]

The 7 Biggest Future Trends In Healthcare

Around the world, our healthcare systems are under enormous pressure, exacerbated by COVID-19, a growing global population, longer lifespans, and[...]

7 Important Problems & Disadvantages Of The Metaverse

Everyone is raving about all the potential benefits of the metaverse – but there is a darker side, too. Here are seven potential downsides to the metaverse.[...]

The Effects Of The Metaverse On Society

The investment bank Jeffries recently said that the metaverse will be the biggest disruption to how we live that the world has ever seen[...]

Metaverse Continuum: 4 Technology Trends Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

An overview that lays out how they believe businesses and individuals will interact across interconnected digital environments and services in the near future.[...]

Looking For Love In The Metaverse: Dating In the Age Of AI and VR

A recent survey shows people would be willing to shell out big bucks for AI-based dating apps that could connect them with their perfect partner.[...]

How To Buy Land & Real Estate In The Metaverse

We are quickly heading towards the age of the metaverse – connected, persistent virtual realities where we will live digital lives alongside our real lives.[...]

What the Digital Dollar Might Mean for the U.S.

The U.S. government released a report saying that the Federal Reserve is considering the benefits and disadvantages of creating a government-issued currency.[...]

The Top VR and AR Fitness Apps

Skip the gym…exercise in the metaverse! With the help of a myriad of AR and VR fitness apps, immersive workouts from home (or anywhere!) are absolutely possible.[...]

How Close Are We To The Metaverse?

Conversations about the metaverse are everywhere these days. But how far away is a true metaverse experience?[...]

A Short History Of The Metaverse

Today we describe the metaverse as a fully immersive internet, where we will be able to access augmented and virtual reality and interact with all sorts of environments using persistent avatars and innovative digital technology.[...]

Why Are Some NFTs Worth Millions – And Is The Bubble About To Burst?

A year or so back, not many people had heard of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) – they certainly weren’t being regularly traded for six-figure sums.[...]

Weddings In The Metaverse: Would You Get Married In VR And AR?

Covid-19 has made getting together for social occasions difficult for many of us in recent years. But there’s one place where you’re guaranteed to be completely safe.[...]

The 5 Biggest Media And Entertainment Technology Trends In 2022

The media and entertainment industry is driven by technology. This includes everything from cutting-edge special effects developed for movies (and then adopted across other industries).[...]

The Five Biggest Gaming Technology Trends In 2022

When it comes to many of the tech trends impacting our lives, the $90 billion global video games industry is often one of the first places many people get to see them in action.[...]

The Amazing Possibilities Of Healthcare In The Metaverse

The metaverse is a hot topic at the moment, and much has been written and spoken about its potential to revolutionize gaming, entertainment, socializing, work and commerce.[...]

The Important Difference Between Web3 And The Metaverse

Two terms that are generating a lot of hype and excitement in the world of business technology right now are Web3 and metaverse.[...]

The Five Biggest Education And Training Technology Trends In 2022

Every stage of education, from primary to higher education as well as professional and workplace training, has undergone a shift towards online and cloud-based delivery platforms.[...]

How Luxury Brands Are Making Money In The Metaverse

Gamers already have a long history of using clothes and accessories to establish their virtual identities, and there’s every indication that metaverse users will do the same.[...]

Deepfakes – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Over the holidays, millions of us saw The Beatles miraculously restored to living color in the Disney+ documentary Get Back.[...]

The Five Biggest Healthcare Tech Trends In 2022 | Bernard Marr

The Five Biggest Healthcare Tech Trends In 2022

Wherever we look in the healthcare industry, we can find new technology being used to fight illness, develop new vaccines and medicines, and help people to live healthier lives[...]

The 5 Biggest Virtual Augmented And Mixed Reality Trends In 2022 | Bernard Marr

The 5 Biggest Virtual, Augmented And Mixed Reality Trends In 2022

Extended reality (XR) is a catch-all term that covers virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). In the very simplest terms, VR[...]

The Effects Of Virtual Reality (VR) On Society

Many experts believe that as virtual reality experiences become more affordable and accessible, VR will affect society in a wide range of ways. Let’s look at some examples of how VR might create major shifts in the way our society operates. [...]

What Are the Challenges and Future Possibilities of Virtual Reality?

Virtual reality (VR) is already changing business and society. What are the future possibilities and challenges of virtual as we move into the next phase of its evolution.[...]

What Is Augmented Reality: An Easy Explanation For Anyone

Ever wondered what "augmented reality" (AR) actually is? Get the details on this transformative technology, and find out how it's being used in the real world.[...]

What Is Metaverse Gaming | Bernard Marr

What Is Metaverse Gaming?

Right now, gaming companies are racing to create the parts and pieces that will eventually become part of the metaverse – a shared[...]

The 8 Most Important Metaverse Companies | Bernard Marr

The 9 Most Important Metaverse Companies

Building the metaverse will require extraordinary cooperation and collaboration between many of the biggest organizations in the world[...]

The Important Links Between NFTs Blockchain And The Metaverse | Bernard Marr

The Important Links Between NFTs, Blockchain, And The Metaverse

If you’ve paid any attention to emerging tech trends over the past year, you will have heard of the[...]

The 5 Biggest Customer Experience (CX) Trends In 2022 | Bernard Marr

The 5 Biggest Customer Experience (CX) Trends In 2022

Improving customer experience (CX) – a concept that involves everything from the level of service to how well products fit into their lives[...]

Metaverse vs. Multiverse – What’s the Difference?

With all of the current buzz about virtual and physical reality – and how the line is starting to blur between the two – it’s no wonder we’re a little confused about some terms.[...]

Is the Metaverse Real?

Everyone’s talking about the metaverse right now – but does it actually exist? Or are we still a long way away from Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of a shared virtual reality?[...]

The Metaverse Explained With Examples | Bernard Marr

The Metaverse Explained With Examples

Do you remember Second Life? Launched in 2003, Second Life was an early version of a metaverse – an immersive, shared virtual space[...]

The Enterprise Metaverse What It Means for Businesses | Bernard Marr

The Enterprise Metaverse: What It Means for Businesses

Is the metaverse the future of digital businesses? Many experts say yes. The definition of a metaverse is “a persistent, shared, 3D virtual space linked into a perceived virtual universe[...]

How Augmented and Virtual Reality Is Used In Law Enforcement And The Military | Bernard Marr

How Augmented & Virtual Reality Is Used In Law Enforcement And The Military

Even if you aren’t in the military or law enforcement, some of the extended reality (XR) use cases coming from these sectors are really inspiring[...]

4 Ways Augmented & Virtual Reality Are Making Entertainment More Immersive | Bernard Marr

4 Ways Augmented & Virtual Reality Are Making Entertainment More Immersive

Almost half of all investments in virtual reality (VR) fall under entertainment, showing how the industry is a keen adopter of extended reality (XR) technologies.[...]

How Augmented Reality Is Transforming Retail More Immersive More Personal | Bernard Marr

How Augmented Reality Is Transforming Retail: More Immersive, More Personal

Retailers of all shapes and sizes are grappling with some big questions. How can we make the customer journey more interesting? How can we improve conversion rates?[...]

Why Are AR VR & MR So Popular Right Now| Bernard Marr

Why Are AR, VR & MR So Popular Right Now?

Augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality are revolutionizing the way many industries operate. What factors are accelerating the development and adoption of XR tech [...]

10 Best Examples Of Augmented And Virtual Reality In Retail | Bernard Marr

10 Best Examples Of Augmented And Virtual Reality In Retail

In my book, "Extended Reality In Practice," I highlight over 100 examples of how augmented reality and virtual reality are transforming our world [...]

AR VR In Manufacturing 5 Things You Need To Know | Bernard Marr

AR & VR In Manufacturing: 5 Things You Need To Know

In fact, research by PwC indicates that the use of virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), and augmented reality (AR) in product development alone could deliver a $360 billion boost to GDP by 2030. [...]

ABBAs Virtual Concert The Metaverse And The Future Of Entertainment | Bernard Marr

ABBA’s Virtual Concert, The Metaverse And The Future Of Entertainment

Even pop legends are not immune to the ongoing digitization of every aspect of life and society. Recently it was announced that Abba fans would get to experience the Swedish supergroup in their prime, as their “Abba-tars” take to the stage in London next year. [...]

What Is The Metaverse An Easy Explanation For Anyone | Bernard Marr

What Is The Metaverse? An Easy Explanation For Anyone

Microsoft has announced that it is working on building the “enterprise metaverse.” But what does it really mean? [...]

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Social Media | Bernard Marr

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Social Media

If you’re longing to experience an enticing virtual world that looks like the one from the book Ready Player One [...]

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Entertainment | Bernard Marr

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Entertainment?

Almost half of all worldwide investments in virtual reality fall under entertainment. [...]

10 Best Examples Of VR And AR In Education | Bernard Marr

10 Best Examples Of VR And AR In Education

Extended reality (XR for short) – which encompasses virtual reality [...]

The Amazing Ways Companies Use Virtual Reality For Business Success

Virtual Reality hit the mainstream recently with the arrival of […]

How VR And AR Will Change How We Visualise Data

The way we present data to others has evolved from […]

9 Powerful Real-World Applications Of Augmented Reality (AR) Today

The growth of augmented reality (AR) applications in recent years […]

Facebook And Apple Are Serious About Augmented Reality

When Facebook and Apple make extraordinary investments in new technology […]

16 Fascinating Augmented Reality Quotes Everyone Should Read

It wasn’t until Apple introduced ARKit and Google launched ARCore, both […]

5 Important Augmented And Virtual Reality Trends Everyone Should Read

Alongside AI and automation, virtual reality (VR) and its closely […]

Augmented Reality In Retail – The Incredible Case Of Tenth Street Hats

Augmented reality (AR) – technology that overlays computer imagery over […]

The 10+ Best Real-World Examples Of Augmented Reality

Augmented reality (AR) can add value, solve problems and enhance […]

The Important Difference Between Augmented Reality And Mixed Reality

Augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) are both considered […]

What Is The Difference Between Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality?

There’s been much talk about immersive technologies such as virtual […]

The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality And Mixed Reality

Technologies such as virtual reality and mixed reality have massively […]

The Most Amazing Real-World Examples Of Mixed Reality

As the newest immersive technology, mixed reality (an expanded version […]

The Important Risks And Dangers Of Virtual And Augmented Reality

A recent report by Accenture highlighted the growing number of […]

The Important Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality

Now that there’s rapid growth in virtual reality (VR), augmented […]

The Amazing Ways Augmented Reality Is Transforming Car Retail

Augmented reality (AR), a technology that overlays virtual information onto […]

Are You Ready for Augmented Reality in your Car?

Will augmented reality (AR) technology in automobiles become more mainstream […]

The Best And Most Thrilling Virtual Reality (VR) Theme Park Rides In The World

There’s a new version of amusement to test the boundaries […]

HADO: The Amazing Ways Augmented Reality Is Changing Sport

Now that Japanese start-up Meleap created the world’s first physical […]

The 5 Biggest Virtual And Augmented Reality Trends Everyone Should Know About

2019 was a growth year for virtual and augmented reality […]

Future Of Intimacy: Sex Bots, Virtual Reality, And Smart Sex Toys

Now that we have intelligent lightbulbs, doorbells, refrigerators, and more, […]

The Future Of Virtual Reality (VR)

You might think you’ve experienced VR, and you might have […]

What is Augmented Reality (AR) In 60 Seconds

The growth of augmented reality (AR) applications in recent years […]

Using VR To Step Inside Your Data: VR Or AR-Enabled Analytics

Do you only think virtual reality (VR) is only for […]

What Is Virtual Reality (VR) In 60 Seconds

You might think you’ve experienced VR, and you might have […]

The Amazing Ways VR And AR Are Transforming The Travel Industry

Many of us are desperate to travel freely again – […]

Future Predictions Of How Virtual Reality And Augmented Reality Will Reshape Our Lives

With the extended reality (XR) revolution already underway, it’s easy to envision […]

Extended Reality In Tourism: 4 Ways VR And AR Can Enhance The Travel Experience

Travel is a sector that I’m particularly passionate about, and […]

Extended Reality In Healthcare: 3 Reasons The Industry Must Get Ready For AR And VR

There is huge potential to apply extended reality (XR) technologies – namely, […]

AI Glasses You Can Try On And Try Out With AR | Bernard Marr

AI Glasses You Can Try On And Try Out With AR

In 2020, sports and lifestyle company Bollé launched the Volt+ [...]

5 Problems And Solutions Of Adopting Extended Reality Technologies Like VR And AR | Bernard Marr

5 Problems And Solutions Of Adopting Extended Reality Technologies Like VR And AR

Extended reality (XR) technologies, like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) [...]

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