Does this look like the future? Earth 2017′s founder Bill Roth first experience in a virtual reality chair.
Virtual reality (VR) is poised to disruptively change your job and life. Ford just provided me demonstrations and briefings on how they are using VR technology today and their vision of the future. What I saw and learned is shocking.
VR is a computer generated 3D environment. Ford sat me in a chair connected to their latest VR technology. I was shocked when I began experiencing motion sickness, the VR generated sensation of soaring around 3D office towers inside a futuristic urban vehicle was that real. My brain kept saying it was not real. That I am sitting in a chair. My senses and stomach were convinced otherwise.
That is where VR is today. For laypeople, VR is a really cool amusement. Now imagine being able to actually drive a vehicle through VR. That is where we are heading in terms of our lives, economy and the environment. Continue reading
VW’s concept vehicle designed around consumer electronics using electric + autonomous driving technologies
Stop thinking of cars as a motor and wheels. Instead, think of cars in terms of computer chips, graphic cards and batteries. It is consumer electronics, rather than mechanical systems like combustion engines, that will define our vehicles in the 21st Century. Continue reading
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Speed, connectivity and creative destruction defines 21st century business success. Think Yellow Cab. One minute they have a near monopoly in what they called the cab business. Today companies like Uber and Lift are dominating this space redefined as “ride sharing.” Customers receive superior service through an algorithm and smart phone connectivity. Both Uber and Lift are now tech pioneers pushing autonomous driving vehicles that will turn mobility into a service.
The question of 2017 is whether your business is fast enough to succeed? Continue reading
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