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!
A look at one dev’s experience making their first WebVR game using a-frame.
The upgraded head strap appears to be sold out everywhere.
A look at how VR sports streaming could improve. Good points made!
No mention of VR surprised everyone!
They announced a partnership with the Electronic Sports League (ESL) and Oculus for a VR eSports league.
They’re bringing Doom to VR in a new game coming to the Vive and PSVR.
Yep. More types of reality may be on the way…
An interesting look at how VR could affect areas we haven’t yet considered.
What Andy Rubin thinks about AR.
Another mention of the AR spectacles that may be on their way.
Johnny Lee makes an appearance on the Voices of VR podcast.
An indepth look at AR and tech from TechCrunch.
“The tools for a quality AR experience are already here, in the pockets of millions of users”.
Not good to hear this sort of thing happening in AR too!
It is helping surgeons with patients undergoing ear, nose and throat surgery
This group is using AI to try to improve their augmented reality tech.
Aimed at serious developers wanting to learn programming and circuit building techniques for production.
A really good overview of the neuroscience wearables out there.
A really interesting list of wearable tech projects at MIT!
The updates might require iOS 11 which won’t work on iPhone 5/5C or lower
A really nice look at how AI could help us, rather than take all our jobs.
Before this, you couldn’t stop people from calling your Echo, now you can!
This chatbot is designed to help people using Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
Google’s machine learning now helps suggest phrases too.
Looking into how AI can help build better educational apps for kids!
@ItadakimasuBot was this dev’s first attempt at a food recognising bot.
“By focusing on mass-produced vehicles like the Pacifica minivan, we’ll be able to bring fully self-driving technology to more people, more quickly”
It’s a different approach to getting into voice assistants.
Samsung are getting into the voice assistant speaker space too.
A look at bringing autonomy to customer service.
hRobot is a 3D-printable robotic arm powered by ROS with 500g lift capacity!
The Arduino Foundation isn’t as sorted as we’d hoped it would be by now.
Make sure you change your Pi away from the default username and password!
Particle discovered their NeoPixels started acting different. Here’s why.
Here’s how Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo and Google Home stack up when it comes to privacy concerns according to CNET.
The dangers of a connected power grid!
If your project needs graphics or video, this could be for you!
Herman Miller is releasing a line of smart furniture sensors called Live OS.
Looking to view and take pictures at a distance? Here’s a neat idea!
Satellite operators are investing and collaborating to develop services and hardware that can enable IoT.