This week, Valve revealed their new "Knuckles" controller that can independently track all five fingers, one VR prototype can change the taste of food, a developer recreated Super Mario Bros in Central Park on the HoloLens and Amazon has an interesting looking beehive-like airport patent for drones!
This week was a big one! One company claims they can make a VR headset with "human eye resolution", Microsoft's AI reached the maximum possible score on Ms. Pac-Man, we finally have brightly coloured chicken and bear themed smart speakers on the way from Line and — most excitingly of all — Mario Kart VR is coming exclusively to an arcade in Japan. Book those flights!
This week, Amazon gave us the capability to block calls and messages on the Echo, Sesame Workshop and IBM are trying a new AI-powered teaching method for kids, and Make show how you can take photos through Raspberry Pi-powered binoculars!
This week, AWE 2017 brought a whole lot of exciting AR news, including Meta's new AR Workspace operating environment! Apple announced their own news at WWDC, now supporting VR on the Mac, AR on iOS and bringing out their own Amazon Echo-style speaker. So much happening!
This week, Google's AlphaGo defeated its mere mortal Go opponents so well that it has now retired, one guy showed off Doctor Octopus-style robot arms that he controls with his feet and Tim Cook has been testing out a wearable glucose monitor that just might be an upcoming Apple Watch product.
This week, Google I/O had a whole lot of super exciting VR, AR, AI and IoT announcements like standalone VR headsets with positional tracking and useful mobile AR powered by machine learning! Samsung also made an extra stretchable screen that can withstand dents and knocks, I know I want that on my devices asap!