SPECIAL ALERT – Adding Nokia shares to the Tematica Select List

SPECIAL ALERT – Adding Nokia shares to the Tematica Select List

After recently adding Nokia Corp. (NOK) shares to the Contender List, we are now adding them to the Tematica Select List given continued progress in its higher margin, intellectual property (IP) business.

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How VR is disrupting  the real estate business and making it better

How VR is disrupting  the real estate business and making it better

One of the differentiators between successful Disruptive Technologies and those that never seem to leave the R&D stage is market acceptance, which is fueled by usable applications and products. While there has been much talk over the uses of augmented reality and virtual reality, including at Apple’s (AAPL) last WWDC event, the number of related […]

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IDC Sees Another Hockey Stick Growth Curve in VR Hardware, but…

IDC Sees Another Hockey Stick Growth Curve in VR Hardware, but…

We’ve been hearing the rumble over virtual reality (VR) grow over the last several months, and now research firm IDC is calling for significant growth in VR shipments over the next five-years. While we can see a growing list of applications, from home repair to healthcare and education, we have to admit it’s rather rare […]

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Virtual Reality to Educate Cash-strapped Consumers on Home Remodeling

Virtual Reality to Educate Cash-strapped Consumers on Home Remodeling

Our collective Tematica hats are off to Lowe’s Companies as it steps up its virtual reality efforts to move past design visualization to skills training. Imagine taking classes on different remodeling projects ahead of tackling that project in your own home. This embracement of Disruptive Technologies could empower Cash-strapped Consumer to become the next set […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Thinks Disruptive Technology Augmented Reality is a ‘Huge’ Idea 

Apple CEO Tim Cook Thinks Disruptive Technology Augmented Reality is a ‘Huge’ Idea 

We’ve heard quite a bit over the last year when it comes to one burgeoning aspect of our Disruptive Technology investing theme – virtual reality (VR). There are a few flavors of VR, including Augmented Reality, which took the globe by storm with Pokemon Go. With Pokémon Go recently breaking a financial milestone – reaching one […]

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World Trade Center Teams With Tribeca Enterprises For Virtual Reality Arcade 

World Trade Center Teams With Tribeca Enterprises For Virtual Reality Arcade 

November will showcase virtual reality technology, the next potentially disruptive technology to how people consume content. With VR headsets available from Google, Facebook, Samsung and HTC among others at a growing number of retail locations ranging from Target to Macy’s and Amazon, the showcase is likely to stoke interest this holiday shopping season. The secret […]

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Adoption of Virtual Reality Could Alter Consumer Shopping Experience

Adoption of Virtual Reality Could Alter Consumer Shopping Experience

Several years ago Corporate America flirted with Second Life, but the combination of 3D-scanning technology and Virtual Reality (VR) could lead to a more robust shopping experience. Adoption by both businesses and consumers could accelerate the transformation of the mall from shopping hub to one more focused on dining and entertainment as consumers browse from […]

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