The 'net present value' is the difference between the initial cost outlay of making a product or an investment, and the present value of expected cash flow. Using the equation given in this video, you can start with the initial estimation and determine the net present value for your endeavor.
The foreign exchange, or forex, market is a relatively safe place to invest money, but like with any investment research and understanding indicators are key to making profits. Watch this video to learn how to use forex trading spreads to read the market and make sound investments.
Just a week after rumors surfaced of a massive new investment in Magic Leap led by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the investment has been confirmed by the company's CEO Rony Abovitz.
It's safe to say that we can call the annual ranking of AR investments a holiday tradition at Next Reality.
News: Pokémon GO Maker Niantic Looks to Smartglasses Future with Investment in AR Display Maker DigiLens
The company behind augmented reality's first real gaming hit, Pokémon GO, is quietly making moves toward supporting the rapidly growing smartglasses space that may one day move its content away from smartphones and tablets and onto AR lenses positioned on your face.
The leading platforms enabling augmented reality technology lead our headlines in Market Reality this week.
As the calendar year (and, for many companies, the fiscal year) comes to a close, it appears 2017 may stand as the new high-water mark for investment in augmented and virtual reality technology.
The world of investment and finance can be labyrinthine in its very nature — and even more complicated in regards to augmented and mixed reality. While these new emergent technologies are teeming with explosive levels of unrealized potential, there's still a big layer of uncertainty in terms of return — but these investors aren't afraid to take the leap.
Enterprise augmented reality software provider Upskill has raised $17.2 million in its latest round of funding, led by new investors Cisco and Accenture.
The augmented reality industry has an insatiable lust for 3D content, which makes an investment of $48 million into Matterport a no-brainer for investors.
Last year's augmented reality investments roundup was impressive. And in 2018, the dollars flowing toward AR haven't decreased, as venture capitalists and strategic investors continue to aggressively fund AR startups at a rapid pace.
While these days it is better known for the cross-platform gaming sensation Fortnite, Epic Games also makes Unreal Engine, one of the top development environments for 3D content and, in turn, augmented reality and virtual reality experiences.
Update: Monday, 11 p.m. ET: In a report from Bloomberg, eMagin CEO Jeffrey Lucas has contradicted what appeared to be investor information found in SEC filings that surfaced on Monday. Although Apple is listed among several other investors in the company in filing, Lucas told Bloomberg that Apple is not, in fact, an investor in the company. Offering further clarification, Lucas told the news site that eMagin "listed those companies in the filing because it had discussions with them at industr...
People say that money makes the world go 'round. And it's no different in the world of augmented reality.
Welcome to the maiden voyage of our new Market Reality column. Each Friday, NextReality will give you a roundup of news briefs from the financial end of the augmented and mixed reality industry. We'll cover funding news, market analysis, and more.
Market Reality: Magic Leap Dominated Investment & Innovation in 2018, While New York Times Maintains Its AR Media Lead
The augmented reality industry has a bright future built on innovation and growth, but that doesn't mean we can't look back at the close of the year to see what the industry has accomplished from a business perspective.
Today's Top News: A Multibillion-Dollar Investment by Softbank Could Revive Uber's Uncertain Driverless Program
The status of Uber's driverless program remains a big unknown amid the company's recent woes, but a reported multibillion-dollar shot in the arm by Japanese tech giant Softbank could change all that.
Market Reality: HoloLens 2 Hits Primetime TV, Qualcomm Unveils XR2 Chip, & Magic Leap Tops 2019's Biggest AR Investments
Investment in augmented reality remained robust in 2019. For the third consecutive year, we looked back on the biggest funding deals in the AR industry this week, and a familiar name came out on top.
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 693rd installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to calculate how long it will take to double your money using the NPER function and the rule of 72.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 21st installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate the future value of an investment in Microsoft Excel.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 22nd installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate the present value of an investment in Microsoft Excel.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a profit from real estate investments. The hard way to invest in profit is to buy a property and then rent it out. If users invest this way, they will have to take all the responsibilities of a landlord. Users are able to turn it over to a management company, but will end up loaning money. The easy way to invest in profit is to invest in Real Estate Investment Trust. This will allow users to invest in apartment buildings, shopping malls or off...
The video shows you how to calculate capital budgeting with a Texas Instruments BA2+ financial calculator. Capital budgeting will help you determine cash flows for given investments for a certain number of years in the future, thus helping you determine if the investment is worthwhile. The buttons you will use are the CF (cashflows) button, the NPV (net present value) button, and the IRR (internal rate of return) button. The video uses the example of a $10,000 investment that will return $5,0...
As with any investment, putting your money in foreign markets requires due diligence and the willingness to take risks.
Having a website people can easily navigate is common sense. It can save taxpayer dollars & help your agency achieve its mission. Here's how to dramatically improve your website by focusing on your customers' needs & adopting some basic usability techniques.
First, remember not to be afraid to experiment. A scarf is not a big investment. Once you have a scarf, you can proceed to tie it on a handbag in a knot. Next, you can get another scarf and use it in place of a belt around your waist. To do so, just run the scarf through each of your belt loops like a belt, and continue until you have reached the front belt loops. Tighten up the scarf so it is taut. Then, you run both ends of the scarf through opposite ends of one of the two front belt loops,...
Sewing your own cosplay costume requires a massive investment of time, energy, and sewing skills. Before you get started, you should watch all of this three-part video tutorial on sewing cosplay costumes. It covers everything from buying fabric to the actual sewing and everything in between, and should have you ready for you next anime convention in no time.
Want to disguise your URLs so that they appear suspicious? In the style of websites such as Tiny URL that take your original URL and give you a shortened one to post on your blog or twitter feed, Shady URL takes your original URL and gives you one that might convince people not to click it. Go to Shady URL and paste the URL you wish to disguise. Click submit, and on the next page it will give you a URL that looks, well, shady. It might include something about a mail order bride or an investme...
You can make beautiful beaded bracelets without much monetary investment at all; in fact, all you need are pretty beads, string, and a cardboard box. You don't even need to tweak the cardboard box at all - just take off the lid and start using it as a makeshift loom! So cheap, so easy, and with such great results.
Want to break free from the confines of DVR land? If you're tired of spending all the money to download program listings from your DVR, then it's time for a change. If you don't want to mess with DRM files anymore, but want to backup your system, then MythTV is the way to go. You'll need to build your own PVR (personal video recorder) with thanks to MythTV, and it will end up costing you less than $500. Well worth the investment. The MythTv software is free and open source, so you just need t...
This video answers the question, how do you safely clean an LCD? Remember that LCD’s do not have glass so you have to be careful how much pressure you apply, as well as the kind of cloth you are using, or you can damage or scratch the screen.
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about using the Meade EQ Series Telescope to ogle the universe.
Are stabilizers worth the investment? Which one is the best? How can you get the most out of the stabilizer you already have? This tutorial provides the answers to all these questions, and more! Decide which stabilizer is right for your camera and budget.
To keep your city in CityVille thriving, you will need to make sure it is constantly expanding. This tutorial shows you the best and most efficient ways to expand your city. Expansions can be expensive, but they are worth the investment in the long run.
How to pick plants and trees at a nursery
Want to protect your investment and add some personal style to your cell phone, but aren't quite sure how to install that cool new skin? We've got you covered - just check out this quick video on how to install and remove an iPhone case. If only getting ready for work could be so easy!
Check out this overclocking tutorial from HotHardware.com! Intel's Core i7 processor offers a significant performance increase over previous generation Core 2 processors. In addition, like the legacy Core 2 architecture, the new Core i7 also has a bunch more headroom for wringing upside performance out of the chip, maximizing value, power and return on your investment with overclocking. In fact, Intel actually built-in a predefined overclocking feature called "Turbo Mode". We explain how not ...
Investing is like exercise—we all know we should be doing more of it, but we often just can't find the time. I mean, really, who's got the hours, inclination, and skill to pour through volumes of data and put together a balanced yet sophisticated portfolio of investment vehicles tailored specifically to optimize their returns while mitigating potential risks. Not me, that's for sure.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is finance math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 19th installment in his "Excel Finance Class" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to calculate return on equity, assets, and profitablility — return on investment (RoI).
Wallpaper is a big investment. It's one of the most visible pars of your home decor, and you're probably going to be stuck looking at whatever you get for a long time. This video will give you some tips of choosing the right sort of wallpaper (vinyl, paper, prepasted, etc.) and how much you should pay for decent quality product.