Keeping You Informed - Augmented Reality in a Post COVID World

May 21, 2020 | John Stackhouse


Good afternoon on Wednesday May 20th.

The thought leadership program recently produced and interesting video exploring how virtual reality may change how we interact in a post COVID world.

The link attached is a conversation between iconic Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky and gaming exec Vikas Gupta. Even a global pandemic can’t quite stamp out the natural human instinct to seek and discover. Rather than venture out however, we are logging in to the Internet in ever increasing numbers to visit the likes of the British Museum or Paris’s Louvre.

Even before the crisis hit, Edward Burtynsky and Vikas Gupta were pushing the boundaries of art through the use of augmented reality, virtual reality and photogrammetry. Together they founded AVARA Media to create immersive, three-dimensional visual experiences that transport people to far-flung and remote places. They joined the RBC Disruptors podcast to talk about how we can use augmented reality to see and experience the world like never before, and to better understand our impact on the planet.

Click here for the full article.

We hope you enjoy.

Joanne, Al and the team at Livingston MacDonald Wealth Management