Cloud and the Era of AR/VR Technology: What's Next-阿里云开发者社区

开发者社区> 芷沁> 正文

Cloud and the Era of AR/VR Technology: What's Next

简介: We are on a course of discovery and while we might be seeing new, fascinating applications geared towards leveraging Augmented (AR) or Virtual Reality
+关注继续查看

e9eff9996577cb6013cfdc53328daf45962e2f66

We are on a course of discovery and while we might be seeing new, fascinating applications geared towards leveraging Augmented (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR), self-driving cars and sensors spread across a city to enrich people’s lives, we haven’t even scratched the surface. 

The innovations seen in the last five years are already beyond imagination and the next five will bring even more.  Powerful computing platforms coupled with efficient algorithms enable further mining of data value and maximisation of data efficiency, thus forming a virtuous circle. This allows companies to not only accelerate the integration of data but transform it into something useful for consumers. In fact, without large quantities of data, these new technologies wouldn’t be possible. 

There are so many technological directions but no clear answer for explosive outcomes. The ideas and businesses that will succeed are those that conducted careful studies on consumer trends and behaviour, access the right data and have the ability to scale-up for any scenario. 

A prime example is the Pokemon Go phenomenon, which in just a few short weeks surpassed Facebook as the most accessed application. Without location data, access to mapping datasets and a global, scalable cloud infrastructure, it would have never have been possible. Even with these things, connectivity was still an issue due to demand, making true scalability when demand rises, critical. 

In order for VR to take off in a meaningful and practical way, cloud computing needs to be tightly integrated. The future of this technology depends on it and will open new opportunities for applications and usage models. Widespread adoption of this technology is hindered not only by cost of the headset but the infrastructure needed (processing power, graphics, etc.).   

For example, a three minute VR video needs approximately 100,000 processor cores which is the equivalent to five servers processing non-stop for 100 days. With cloud computing, this can be run across several hundred cloud servers making development and production faster and more cost effective. With a technology like VR, UI is what makes or breaks the success of your application. 

With the algorithm capacity and infrastructure provided by cloud computing technology, the ultimate experience of VR can be greatly enhanced by increasing definition, minimising system crashes and conserving bandwidth. On top of that, the development of VR technology requires powerful and flexible infrastructure support from the backend to supply visually rich and interactive content. Cloud not only improves efficiency but lowers operational cost. 

As cloud is leveraged more widely for these technologies, we’ll start to see rapid developments happen in the industry, particularly around the intended purpose, increased functionality and a better UI. This will also translate to better user experience, whether the technology is being used for consumer or business use. 

Whether it is an AR/VR application or any other cutting-edge technology high-quality data, robust computing platforms and efficient algorithm platforms are critical. It’s only when these three things come together, can we truly achieve a breakthrough and bring these technologies into the mainstream. 

The cycle of innovation seen today is nothing new, but the iteration cycle has been drastically shortened and we’ll see what we saw 20 years ago with the shift from the PC to the wireless era. Before many companies could respond to the changes happening in the PC era, we entered the wireless era and some enterprises just couldn’t keep up. 

AR/VR technology will see the same as it represents moving from a two-dimensional space to a three-dimensional one, enabling us to understand the world at a deeper level. But, this will mean some of the early adopters and innovators will fall and give rise to the second era of applications in the space.


版权声明:本文内容由阿里云实名注册用户自发贡献,版权归原作者所有,阿里云开发者社区不拥有其著作权,亦不承担相应法律责任。具体规则请查看《阿里云开发者社区用户服务协议》和《阿里云开发者社区知识产权保护指引》。如果您发现本社区中有涉嫌抄袭的内容,填写侵权投诉表单进行举报,一经查实,本社区将立刻删除涉嫌侵权内容。

相关文章
阿里云服务器ECS远程登录用户名密码查询方法
阿里云服务器ECS远程连接登录输入用户名和密码,阿里云没有默认密码,如果购买时没设置需要先重置实例密码,Windows用户名是administrator,Linux账号是root,阿小云来详细说下阿里云服务器远程登录连接用户名和密码查询方法
2841 0
使用OpenApi弹性释放和设置云服务器ECS释放
云服务器ECS的一个重要特性就是按需创建资源。您可以在业务高峰期按需弹性的自定义规则进行资源创建,在完成业务计算的时候释放资源。本篇将提供几个Tips帮助您更加容易和自动化的完成云服务器的释放和弹性设置。
7751 0
windows server 2008阿里云ECS服务器安全设置
最近我们Sinesafe安全公司在为客户使用阿里云ecs服务器做安全的过程中,发现服务器基础安全性都没有做。为了为站长们提供更加有效的安全基础解决方案,我们Sinesafe将对阿里云服务器win2008 系统进行基础安全部署实战过程! 比较重要的几部分 1.
5456 0
阿里云服务器安全组设置内网互通的方法
虽然0.0.0.0/0使用非常方便,但是发现很多同学使用它来做内网互通,这是有安全风险的,实例有可能会在经典网络被内网IP访问到。下面介绍一下四种安全的内网互联设置方法。 购买前请先:领取阿里云幸运券,有很多优惠,可到下文中领取。
9424 0
阿里云服务器ECS登录用户名是什么?系统不同默认账号也不同
阿里云服务器Windows系统默认用户名administrator,Linux镜像服务器用户名root
1131 0
阿里云ECS云服务器初始化设置教程方法
阿里云ECS云服务器初始化是指将云服务器系统恢复到最初状态的过程,阿里云的服务器初始化是通过更换系统盘来实现的,是免费的,阿里云百科网分享服务器初始化教程: 服务器初始化教程方法 本文的服务器初始化是指将ECS云服务器系统恢复到最初状态,服务器中的数据也会被清空,所以初始化之前一定要先备份好。
3227 0
+关注
芷沁
https://www.alibabacloud.com/blog/
417
文章
1
问答
文章排行榜
最热
最新
相关电子书
更多
文娱运维技术
立即下载
《SaaS模式云原生数据仓库应用场景实践》
立即下载
《看见新力量:二》电子书
立即下载