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IBM and Unity are teaming up to bring Watson's AI to VR and AR games

IBM and Unity today announced a partnership to bring Watson’s AI functionality to the world’s most popular gaming engine, with built-in VR/AR features.<p>The IBM Watson Unity SDK, available for free on the Unity Asset store, gives Unity developers access to the Watson suite of AI functions. This means …

Magic Leap One MR Headset May Be As Big As The Internet

Finally, after six long years, Magic Leap has released information about their mixed reality headset that’s touted to transform virtual reality just …

Augmented Reality

Neurons Have the Right Shape For Deep Learning

A new study reveals a new algorithm that simulates how deep learning could occur in the human brain. Researchers report certain neurons have the …

Deep Learning

Tiny house owners can find land to park on with Try It Tiny

A new resource for tiny home lovers<p>One of the biggest qualms folks have about tiny houses is where to park them—after all, zoning regulations differ state by state and aren’t always tiny home-friendly. Enter Try It Tiny, a new online community that hopes to connect tiny house owners with landowners …

Microsoft Finally Has a Mixed Reality Headset You Might Actually Want to Buy

Microsoft has been testing out its concept for mixed reality ever since early 2015 when it first revealed the HoloLens. Over two years later (and …

Update: ZED Mini Turns Rift and Vive into an AR Headset From the Future

Stereo camera company Stereolabs has launched pre-orders for the ZED Mini, a smaller version of their stereo depth-mapping camera which fits on a …

Virtual Reality

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more invasive approach by using surgically implanted lenses to create a space for augmented reality inside the eye.<p>It sounds wild, but lens implants aren’t a …

WalkMe raises $75M at a ‘$935M’ valuation for its on-screen guidance tech

More funding is rolling in for Israeli startups. Today, WalkMe — company that has built a cloud-based platform for businesses to make web and mobile interfaces and experiences easier to navigate with on-screen guidance and prompts — has raised $75 million. It plans to use the funding to expand into …

Startups

Oculus 1.17 Update Will Let You Launch SteamVR Apps From Oculus Home

Until recently, Oculus Rift owners have had to maintain two separate repositories for games; Steam and Oculus Home. And depending on where you bought …

Samsung's Phonecast VR app will let you stream video content on your Gear VR [APK Download]

Many people assume VR is only really for movies and games that make the most of its 3D capabilities, but it can also be used to watch standard video …

Why BMW i3 Is Awesome, & i3 vs Tesla Model 3 (#Electrifying Webinar)

<b>Published on</b> July 23rd, 2017 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>0<p>July 23rd, 2017 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p><i>Update: The webinar is over. But you can now watch the video on</i> …

Cartoon bunnies are hacking your brain

It's like a crude form of artificial intelligence.<p>Maureen Fan<p>It's a way to animate directly to another single human being.<p>Alvy Ray Smith

If you’re not a white male, artificial intelligence’s use in healthcare could be dangerous

Healthcare inequalities are systemic and closely intertwined with social inequalities. In the US, black men and women can be expected to live a decade less than their white counterparts, and are also much more likely to die from heart disease, various types of cancer, and stroke. Rates of diabetes …

Artificial Intelligence

Aryzon - 3D Augmented Reality for Every Smartphone

Oculus founder reportedly donated $2K for hack that runs Oculus games on Vive

In a bizarre move, VR pioneer and Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has purportedly pledged $2,000 to support the development of the popular Revive software – an app that lets gamers crack exclusive Oculus games in order to play them on the HTC Vive.<p>Earlier today, Revive creator Jules Blok posted a note …

Apple acquires SMI eye-tracking company

In a move that is sure to stoke rumors about Apple’s future work in augmented and virtual reality technologies, Apple has acquired SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI), an eye-tracking firm, MacRumors is reporting.<p>The German company, which was founded in 1991, has done significant work in eye-tracking …

Augmented Reality

SpaceX is even landing rockets in augmented reality

An ARKit demo brings the Falcon 9 to the backyard<p>Developer Tomás Garcia has a few of the more notable augmented reality demos since ARKit, Apple’s augmented reality tool, was released earlier this month. But his newest one is the most impressive yet. Standing in the backyard of his office, Garcia …

Augmented Reality

Bosch is using radar to give autonomous-car maps even more detail

Many maps for self-driving cars are created using video data. But video cameras are far from the perfect solution. Bosch thinks its latest idea can improve upon the work of video cameras in a big way.<p>Bosch's Radar Road Signature technology uses (as you might have guessed) radar to create …

Autonomous Cars

Apple’s advances in augmented reality highlight its real advantage over Google

Whatever Apple builds, it can deploy across the majority of iOS devices quickly. Android struggles with that.<p>For the multiple times Apple executives mentioned “machine learning” at the company’s developers conference Monday, they also emphasized an older theme that could be more important: Unified …

Woebot uses conversational AI to deliver cognitive behavioural therapy

A new chatbot launched on Tuesday delivers personalised cognitive behavioural therapy to people with mood disorders via Facebook.<p>A new …

Oculus adds Chromecast streaming support for the Gear VR

Oculus is still trying to show people what virtual reality is like when they aren’t the ones wearing the headsets.<p>In March, the company introduced Facebook live-streaming to the platform, and today, the company is making it even easier for you to locally share your experiences inside the Gear VR …

Virtual Reality

This is how a self-driving car ‘sees’ the road

Ever wonder what an autonomous vehicle ‘sees’ via its sensors, on-board computing and sensor fusion system? This video from Civil Maps, the high-definition maps technology company backed by Ford, reveals some of what’s going on when it comes to combining detailed 3D maps with sensor data culled …

Autonomous Vehicle

First Look: 'Everspace' is a Stunning VR Space Shooter That Scratches My Freespace Itch

Rockfish’s take on the still barren genre of epic space shooters is not only a wonderfully addictive arcade blast, it’s also one of the prettiest …

Google Reveals Automatic Machine Learning: A.I. Can Create Itself

This month Google revealed a major new approach to A.I. development that seems to call out to the most sensational and apocalyptic predictions in all …

Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people …

Asus ZenFone AR with Tango and 8GB of RAM will debut this summer, says Google

The last time we played with Asus’ Tango-supported ZenFone AR, it was in January during CES. Since then, we have heard very little from the Taiwanese firm, but Google confirmed the phone is still alive during I/O 2017.<p>As a refresher, the ZenFone AR was unveiled alongside the ZenFone 3 Zoom during …

Mobile Technology

The rise of the Android-powered car

Google engineer says traction in car space is ridiculous<p>Google’s thesis to the automotive industry came packaged in a red glinting Maserati Ghibli.<p>The luxury sedan, parked outside last year’s Google I/O developer conference, might have looked like just another sports car — a ubiquitous sight in …

Galaxy S8 gets Daydream ‘soon’, standalone Google VR headsets coming from HTC and Lenovo

You didn’t really think Google would wrap up its 2017 I/O developer conference without at least a quick mention of new virtual reality …

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Newest chip from MediaTek supports Google Assistant, Android Things

MediaTek has launched its MT8516 chipset, designed as a low-power chip to power speakers, budget phones and other smart home electronics with support …