Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro

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We think HoloLens is going to push even more for AR. As such, we as pioneers in this area, are following closely the developments of HoloLens. One of the requirements to follow and develop for this product is to have Windows 10, as it’s based on it. Well here it is! Installation There’s not much…

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HoloLens vs Google Glass

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As you may know, Microsoft revealed their latest technology product: HoloLens, which -understandably- made a lot of noise on the media. Lets start by the one similarity they (Glass & HoloLens) have: They’re both -at their core- augmented reality products. Neither company calls them that way, nevertheless, they’re. They both overlay information on top of…

New year, new website design!

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As the new year begins, we attacked one of the issues we have been mounting on us for quite some time now: Our website design was becoming dated. The site design made sense in the time were the City Icons app were our main product. As, out focus shifted towards Terra Icons, naturally the design…

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Oculus Rift is awesomely sick!

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Each time a new technology is introduced, concerns are raised on the effect on us as human beings. When the locomotive railroads were new, many people had doubts of the effects on the human body to travel at those “fast” speeds (60 KM/h?) the new technology offered. Eventually we learned that no such thing happened….

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Challenges of SmARtCities

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As always, there’s buzz about something. Among many topics, one that touches our domain is SmartCities. Long history short, SmartCities is based around the concept of everything and everybody in a city communicating. So, the challenge here is getting this communication take place. But what precisely is being communicated? The idea is that buildings can…

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MIGS 2014

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This year we got the great opportunity to participate again as volunteers on the Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS). As always, great talks and knowledge being shared. Here, we’ll write about what we were able to witness, however, it was far greater than that. Oculus VR We got the chance to assist to a VR…

California dreaming

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MarketLink As we have mentioned earlier, we were invited to the MarketLink event in San Diego to show our solution to several companies. MarketLink is a great program that puts to talk directly companies with potential providers, with little red tape in between. From our part, we got a chance to visit San Diego several…

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The implications of the new Apple SIM

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  Since the dawn of the iPhone, Apple has tried to shun away from operators, however reality says they’re a necessary gatekeeper to deal with. For the time being, it will continue to be this way as the operators lease the cellular frequencies on each country. As always, I like to look back to know…

Burger Hortons vs Uncle Sam

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As you might have heard, Burger King just merged with our beloved (for people living in Canada at least) Tim Hortons. I’m not an accountant, nor a tax specialist, so take this as it is: A far away armchair opinion of the events. Naturally, feel free to correct any wrong statement. That being said ……

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Content Update for Terra Icons

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After our grandiose launching of Terra Icons v 2.0 :-), we think it would be nice to share an update on how the content progression is doing. Added cities (services): San Diego (Icons & Trolley) Seattle (Icons) Caracas (Icons & Metro), Bogota (TransMilenio) Panama (Metro) Brisbane (CityCycle) Zaragoza (Bizi). Added services to existing cities: Mexico…