This week, Sony put in a new patent for a PSVR controller with an analog stick and finger tracking, Amazon has plans on tracking their employees with wearables and Intel has a pretty nifty AR headset coming this year!
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Go go gadget hand! This is one of the coolest VR interaction design concepts I’ve seen to date, yet again from the great team at Leap Motion.
One of those things that VR does so well is historical recreations. What better way to have a history lesson?
A look at our evolving ability to create characters of greater depth and detail.
An image leaked on Reddit might be the packaging for Oculus Go.
The first Steam hardware survey of 2018 says Oculus Rift and HTC Vive use are basically tied!
Includes an analog stick and finger tracking technology!
All I read was “toilet plungers as VR controllers” and I had to add this one in here.
D.J. Soto believes “Christianity can be renewed through worship in virtual space”.
Look down and see your actual arms and legs inside VR with this tech.
A virtual reality browser for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
3D painting in WebVR has been optimised — here’s how they did it!
Karl Guttag isn’t too happy with Intel’s purchase and then sale of AR startups.
The Verge had an exclusive look at Intel’s next AR approach — retinal projection. It’s part of a new spinoff company called “Vaunt”. They look promising!
The University of Alberta uses AR to project a patient’s internal anatomy onto their body in real-time. Smart concept!
The future of hospitals definitely looks to be AR! This release says using AR in the operating theatre “could help surgeons to improve the outcome of reconstructive surgery for patients”.
Here’s a a “Microsoft-endorsed hard hat solution” to bring AR to construction workers.
What if you could look down and see your actual arms and legs inside VR, or look at other real-world people or objects as if you weren’t wearing a headset?..
The whole smartphone AR lenses war is heating up!
They are bringing the homes of US Presidents George Washington and James Monroe will come to life for visitors.
Not everyone is quite okay with being tracked constantly while working though.
A great overview of where Apple’s current tech will lead to in the near future.
Not a concept I was expecting from wearables to be honest!
Concussions are a pretty big issue and tech might be the solution.
A look at what Fitbit’s app ecosystem is starting to look like.
Pre-orders sound like they’re going well (depending on how much pre-order stock they had initially), delays mean they’ll now ship on 13 Feb.
Anti-hate bots are “designed to clean up the sludge on some of the most popular social platforms”.
We often forget just how much emerging tech’s advancements also require advancements in the defence against their misuse. The upcoming Olympics are thinking ahead.
Jason Mayes, Senior Creative Engineer at Google put together a slide deck explaining machine learning. While it includes a lot of Google product stuff, it’s a good slide deck with good info.
We’ll never have to vacuum again!
We’ll never have to pick cucumbers again!
Venturebeat looks at what’s holding AI back.
What a lovely idea!
I always find the combination of AI and neuroscience fascinating, this Wired article is no exception. What a world we live in.
As researchers look to improve AI, they’re looking towards Quantum computing.
Ever wondered how they stop the trigger word triggering devices? Here’s the magic!
Wired say “the limits of modern artificial intelligence are closer than we think”.
“Can you consent to sex with a robot? Can it consent to having sex with you?” What an odd world we live in!
Ever dreamed of owning your very own Pokédex? We aren’t there yet but Recast.AI put this together to get us a step closer.
Chatbots will be able to help retail and other businesses in quite a few ways.
Vijay Pande of the New York Times says “we actually understand this technology better than we understand human decision-making”.
David Weinberger says “democracy shouldn’t leave it to companies to figure out the ethics of artificial intelligence”.
This is a tool that anyone about to board a flight is going to love!
So not only are we going to have more AR, we’ll have more AI too!
I’ve gotta say, this week’s AI news was pretty darn incredible.
Want to get into the algorithms but no idea where to start? Here ya go!
Then once you’re done with those algorithms, teach a machine Connect 4!
Charlie Gerard posted this on her LinkedIn — a quick example of her pushing a cube in the browser just by thinking about it! Super cool!
Pine64 has launched their high-powered Pi competitor, running the Rockchip RK3399 system-on-a-chip.
Still unsure what LoRaWAN is? This could be the article for you!
Connecting up the Casio SK-1 keyboard to an Arduino!
It definitely has advantages!
Make that reason number 5!
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