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CPA Ontario’s Future Forward podcasts offer a refreshing gateway to new ideas and hot topics for professionals across industries. 

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Oct 18, 2018

Augmented Reality already makes us feel like we’re living in the future, so it’s hard to imagine what could be next. Join Dr. Helen Papagiannis as she talks with host Liz West about the potential of AR, the directions AR is already taking us in, and what we hope the future of AR might be.

Oct 17, 2018

Whether it’s for pure entertainment or a historical tour, AR has a lot of potential for storytellers of all kinds. Join Liz West and Dr. Helen Papagiannis as they explore AR storytelling, the impact it could have on industries like education, journalism, and entertainment, and share best practices for designing an...

Oct 16, 2018

An emerging aspect of AR is annotation and instruction. In this podcast, Liz West and Dr. Helen Papagiannis discuss how annotation is distinct from visualization, the different ways annotation is being used across industries, and the implications of annotation for accessibility.

Oct 11, 2018

Visualizing data that might otherwise be inaccessible is a powerful tool that AR can help with across industries. Join Liz West and Dr. Helen Papagiannis as they discuss how AR leverages visuals to enhance everything from utility fieldwork to psychotherapy and visual art.

Oct 10, 2018

Augmented Reality can be more than just new visuals superimposed on what we normally see. In this podcast, Dr. Helen Papagiannis speaks with Liz West about current research on how all other senses can be incorporated into AR, including how smell and taste are being explored to enhance marketing, games, and new physical...