David Westphal

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Improbable: The British tech startup with massive ambition

London-based Improbable unveils SpatialOS – a system that opens the door to vast virtual worlds and the ability to model truly big data<p>Just because …

Ghost Drone 2.0's camera can be controlled via VR goggles

Mixing virtual reality with drones isn't an entirely new idea. Parrot combined the two in its Bepop drone that launched last year, which allows users …

Virtual Reality Porn And The Future Of Loneliness

Welcome to the very-near future of porn.<p>A few weeks back, a sex toy company called Lovense and a virtual reality porn company called VirtualRealPorn announced their collaboration. Soon, VirtualRealPorn’s growing library of VR porn videos will coordinate with Lovense’s digitally-endowed vibrator and …

Google wants to power a contact lens wearable with solar power

In the future, your wearables might be a bit harder to spot than an Apple Watch or Google Glass. In a patent awarded Oct. 13, Google outlined a design for a wearable communication device, replete with sensors, memory and a microprocessor, shaped like a contact lens.<p>This lens would at least be …

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Say farewell to tangled headphones with these wireless earbuds

Headphones can be a headache, from accidentally yanking the cord out of your ear or tangling the wires in your pocket.<p>New York-based startup Alpha …

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us 'Godlike'

Once we're cyborgs, he says, we'll be funnier, sexier and more loving.<p>Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers.<p>“We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. …

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How Tomorrow's Battles Will Be Fought in Augmented Reality

Sophisticated technologies may optimise a soldier’s situational awareness, and ply him or her with information.<p>Imagine a battleship's command room—but instead of a physical display screen, there's a levitating 3D dome. It displays everything that's going on underwater and in the air, providing …