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Google, Snapchat and Facebook tap into the European virtual reality (VR) market

Globally, the European virtual reality (VR) landscape in on interesting curve featuring innovative companies developing infrastructure, tools/platforms and/or apps for the booming ecosystem.
Companies in post-production of VR are developing 3D tools, which leading American software companies have acquired over the past two years: Google acquired Irish Thrive Audio; Facebook acquired Scotland-based Two Big Ears; and Snapchat acquired London-based Seen/Obvious Engineering.

French companies are dominating the European virtual reality (VR) market

If it is clear that, more than half of the companies in the European virtual reality (VR) landscape are based in United Kingdom, France, Germany and Sweden, France is taking the lead in VR in continental Europe. In effect, according to The Venture Reality Fund, French company Homido, Mindmaze and Swedish-based company Starbreeze are the most advanced hardware companies developing a mobile Head Mounted Display (HMD) or tethered HMD.

360-degree cameras in the Indian camera market

According to Infiniti Research, in the Indian camera market, there are many 360-degree cameras available, but when it comes to buying a technologically advanced camera, most people prefer choosing trusted brands. On the other hand, grey market and the availability of substitute products like mobile cameras are likely to pose a significant challenge for businesses looking to build an effective market entry strategy.

Natural Language Processing for Healthcare & Life Sciences in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific

According to Research and Markets, geographically, North America dominated the natural language processing for healthcare & life sciences market driven by higher usage of advanced technology in its best in class healthcare infrastructure, high technology awareness and adoption by practitioners. North America was followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific as the second and third largest market for natural language processing for healthcare & life sciences market.
Asia Pacific is projected to have the fastest growth, owing to rapidly developing healthcare infrastructure, increasing awareness and adoption of new technologies by practitioners and increasing medical tourism, in developing nations such as China and India in this region.

Natural Language Processing for Healthcare & Life Sciences in our digital era

For those who are unfamiliar, I recall that, Natural language processing for healthcare & life sciences is a field of computer science, artificial intelligence, and computational linguistics which gives computers the ability to understand human speech as it is spoken. Natural language processing for healthcare & life sciences in healthcare enables clinical and research medical community to create, manage and use a wide variety of semi-structured and unstructured textual documents.

360-degree Cameras: single-lens Vs dual-lens

For those who are unfamiliar, 360-degree cameras are one of the emerging excitements in the world of technology, which transcends all age groups. The features including: clarity, focus, accuracy, sharpness, reliability, and range are at the core the momentum. It is interesting to observe that, steadily 360-degree cameras become more affordable for consumers looking to immerse themselves in new visual content.

At present, there are two distinct types of consumer-friendly 360-degree cameras that are available for the consumers: one with single-lens and the other offering dual-lens. Typically, single-lens cameras capture content with better quality, whereas, dual-lens offerings stitch content together with less than stellar results on some occasions.