This week, Little Bird worked out how to print way more colourful PCBs, Facebook have a haptic wristband prototype for AR/VR, Apple have a patent for an AR headset that can track your whole face and Microsoft demoed a multi-language virtual avatar clone we may one day all make of ourselves!
We might see future iterations of Bandersnatch and other Black Mirror episodes in VR.
It’s a folding fan style VR controller.
A new chance to live out life as a cat in VR.
Fortune looks at VR’s ups and downs.
They look a bit like a smartwatch but it’s there to buzz and immerse you in VR/AR.
A report suggested that Sony “will load up the PSVR 2 with the latest tech at a low price point” — Venturebeat has thoughts on that.
It looked like you could return any apps if used for less than two hours, but there are limitations to that.
Microsoft’s Assistant General Counsel will represent the company on XRA’s Board of Directors.
Mr Howls discusses his thoughts on Neuralink’s upcoming brain computer interface and its impact on VR.
The beta version of NRSDK, the SDK for the Nreal Light smartglasses is out there for developers to download despite their legal battles.
“Hand, eye, and jaw tracking are all on the table” not too long after that initial rumour Apple weren’t doing AR headsets anymore.
“DebuggAR is currently an iPhone-only smartphone app tool that lets engineers and students perform component-level and net-level inspection of their designs.”
NASA wants to repurpose a dive helmet for their EVA spacesuit.
Your AR clone can speak languages you cannot to give presentations all around the world!
It looks very cool when you view it through smartphone AR!
FaceApp has been going viral again as people generate images of themselves as the elderly. People have been concerned about the Russian company’s use of those photos. Here’s the company’s response.
“Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an AI model that generates interesting and diverse story endings”.
The Alexa built-in certified smart glasses are now available directly through Amazon!
“Microsoft and OpenAI will team up to bring AI to Azure and advance artificial general intelligence”.
This brain-controlled prosthetic doesn’t require an implant.
Here’s an open source development library for evolutionary machine learning algorithms in Python.
Researchers from UC Berkeley, the University of Washington, and the University of Chicago are building the ultimate archive of photos that confuse AI.
IBM has been tweaking its AI highlight-picking algorithm to “remove bias for or against certain players”.
“Oakland is now the third U.S. city to ban facial recognition use by local government departments, including its police force”.
Researchers at Alphabet’s DeepMind can generate videos with AI… soon will they not need content creators at all?
These robots are super tiny! Nano-sized to be exact.
A look at what hardware can handle running neural networks on the edge.
Little Bird has a way to print directly onto Printed Circuit boards using a special UV printer.
“Adobe’s new Adobe XD tools let designers export prototypes to Alexa-enabled devices like the Amazon Echo Dot and Lenovo Smart Display”.
“A brighter, more energy-efficient next-generation screen technology is reportedly ready to hit Apple’s wearables next year, enabling longer run times”.
This is a neat way of telling how much water your shower is using via a flow sensor.
Stacey Higgenbotham has pretty positive things to say about Wyze’s new bulbs.
All About Circuits talks about why the Pi might not be what you need for a professional project.
Arduino usually can only store data in RAM, but this lets you have some more persistent storage.
We talk all about the latest in VR/AR, IoT, AI, robotics, maker news & more, followed by Q&A & live tech tinkering!