Internet Technology

Augmented vs. Virtual Reality: Marketing Applications

Both augmented and virtual technologies serve to enhance or enrich a user’s experience of their reality. They are often blended together to create an even more immersive experience. However, from a marketer’s perspective, both technologies are not always applicable for every situation or industry.

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What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented reality (AR) blends virtual reality and real life. It layers computer-generated visuals over an existing reality in order to change the way we can interact with it. Augmented reality has become more important for marketers to understand, due to its mobile application and advertising implications. While augmented reality has been around as a technology for years, it’s only been in somewhat recent past that we’ve really started to experience its implications on a global and social scale.

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SECURITY: Armor

Armor is a cloud computing security provider that serves clients with data security or compliance requirements like HIPPA. Its active cyber defense solutions include Complete, for the most sensitive workloads, and Anywhere, for mid-level workloads. About Armor: The company was founded in 2009 as Firehost, and launched its public cloud

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What is Virtual Reality?

Understanding what virtual reality is and its implications are critical to understanding the future of mobile, entertainment, and the changes to come in marketing and eCommerce. As proof, eBay just launched a virtual reality shop and is currently testing it out in Australia. The shop can be accessed through Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard.

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What is FTP & How is it Used?

File Transfer Protocol – or FTP – is essentially the method used to transfer files between computer servers and clients. FTP is used to exchange files to and from computer accounts, to transfer files between an account and a desktop computer, and to access online software.

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How to Create a Secure Password

In order to be secure, passwords should be a unique combination of upper case and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters. They should be at least 10 characters in length. Different websites may have different criteria for which characters you can use.

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What is SEO Submission Software & is it Safe?

SEO submission software promises to handle site submission for you, submitting your site to various search engines, special interest sites and internet directories. Some SEO Submission software, such as All-in-One Submission Tool, claims to be able to submit your URL to over 800,000 engines and pages.

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HTTP Status Codes: 404 Page Not Found

A 404 Not Found status code means that the server could not find the requested URL. This status code classifies as a Client Error, meaning that the user’s computer was not able to access the requested URL for reasons unknown.

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What is iBeacon & How Does it Work?

iBeacon is the name used for Apple’s technology that provides location-based services and information to mobile applications on both Android and iOS devices using Bluetooth Low Energy. The iBeacon (or beacon) broadcasts its identifier to nearby portable electronic devices, enabling those devices to perform actions when in close proximity to it.

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How SSL Certificates Remain Secure

Your web browser has a list of the biggest most trusted certificate authorities so before you start transferring sensitive data, or making a purchase your browser checks to make sure that the connection is secure.

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HTTP STATUS CODES: 302 Temporary Redirect

An HTTP status code of 302 means that the page that the user is trying to access has been temporarily moved to a different location. With a 302 “Found” or “Moved Temporarily” redirect, the server redirects the user to the new destination, but the original location is still used for requests.

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