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Amazon’s running a lightning deal on the device that lets your phone see where no other phone can

The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a new and improved version of one of the most popular products we’ve ever covered. In a …

Tech Trends

Who wants multiple virtual workstations on a GPU in a blade server?

NVIDIA reckons engineering types do, so it's cut a new GPU and software to carve it upNVIDIA's cranked up the virtual workstation caper by giving the …

Workstations

HP releases VR backpack computer

New portable system can unleash the power of virtual reality for business.

Virtual Reality

Valve's upcoming Knuckles VR controllers look like a dream in action

Valve's innovative new virtual reality controllers, called Knuckles, are still a ways away from hitting the public.<p>Fortunately, YouTube channel …

Merged VR: Augmented Reality Cubed

There is considerable development activity at the high end of hardware and content creation for virtual reality and augmented reality, as well as …

Augmented Reality

People are already replacing their desktop computers with smartglasses

In the tech industry, "dogfooding" is a common term that describes when companies make their employees use the software and hardware they make, so that bugs can be caught and everyday improvements can be dreamed up before the product ever hits the market.<p>Recently, the most powerful companies in …

Qualcomm opens up its AI optimization software, says dedicated mobile chips are coming

The chipmaker’s SDK adapts its mobile processors to AI demands, but dedicated chips are the next step<p>In the race to get AI working faster on your smartphone, companies are trying all sorts of things. Some, like Microsoft and ARM, are designing new chips that are better suited to run neural …

Scientists Learned a Surprising Thing About Dark Matter's Shape

Makes you wonder.<p>It’s strange to think about how much research has gone into characterizing dark matter when we’ve yet to actually <i>observe</i> the …

Apple Support Staff Confirms Upcoming AR/VR Headset

Apple has long been rumored to be working on its own standalone augmented or virtual reality device. Today, we might have received the first official …

Augmented Reality

Big Bang gravitational effect observed in lab crystal

Phenomenon thought to occur only in exotic, high-energy physics environments seen in quantum material.<p>An exotic effect in particle physics that’s …

Lenovo's new DaystAR headset looks a lot like Microsoft's HoloLens

Over the past few years, we’ve seen various major tech companies attempt to carve out a niche in the blossoming market for virtual reality hardware. …

Is 2018 the Year Virtual Reality Goes Mainstream?

<b>Facebook</b>'s (NASDAQ: FB) Oculus is reportedly planning to release a stand-alone virtual reality device next year to retail for just $200. The goal is to push VR into the mainstream.<p>Virtual reality has been a niche product for the better part of 30 years. But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a big …

Virtual Reality

Red Dot Award Winning Tools: Univet 5.0 Augmented Reality Safety Glasses

Move over fighter pilots, now factory workers and medical professionals can have their own heads-up displays.<p>Italian safety equipment manufacturer …

How Apple could bring augmented reality to the masses with ARKit and iOS 11

Some of the biggest tech companies — Apple, Google, and Microsoft to name a few – seem sure that augmented reality (AR) is going to take smartphones …

Apple to implement 3D sensing lasers into new iPhones

I know, I know...yet another iPhone 8 rumor. After all the speculation, rumors, even more rumors, dummy units, and cases, Apple might as well just go …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google has ramped up its legal firepower as it prepares to do battle with EU antitrust regulators.</b> Google is drawing on the expertise of at least five top law firms in Brussels to help it deal with its EU regulatory troubles, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.<p><b>2. Facebook is once again</b> …

Feast your eyes on the best Apple ARKit demos

On August 30, Apple unveiled a clutch of forthcoming ARKit releases, which will hit the app store following the launch of iOS 11. The latest version …

Augmented Reality

Google Lens offers a snapshot of what is to come in AR

There are a ton of exciting new technologies on the way in the near future. These include the likes of virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, IOT, personal assistants and more. Google Lens is a part of that future. We’re taking tentative steps into the future and the next few …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s stunning Blocks app lets anyone create a world in VR

Google launched a new tool today that will make it easy for anyone to create 3D objects for virtual reality.<p>Blocks is a free VR app for the HTC Vive …

How universities are defining the future of VR

Higher education has always been fertile ground for the creation of new, boundary-pushing technology. While VR software and hardware innovation have been, to date, largely the domain of startups and large tech companies, it’s colleges and universities that are using the technology in some of the …

Oculus Brings Mixed Reality Capture Support to Rift

Trying to capture what someone is experiencing when they’re head-first in a VR game has been an interesting problem to crack. By matching up live …

Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays

Scientists have cracked the secret to Roman water-based structures’ strength – and findings could help today’s builders<p>Their structures are still standing more than 1,500 years after the last centurion snuffed it: now the Romans’ secret of durable marine concrete has finally been cracked.<p>The Roman …

Engineering

Augmented Reality Is Going to Transform Your Life. Here's How.

AR In The Workplace<p>Augmented reality (AR) places digital images into your field of view, giving them a “place” in the real world. Many in big tech, …

Apple AR on Fire

(<b>NOTE:</b> <i>This is my third edition of AR Business News. If you wish to subscribe by email contact</i> <i>Karelyn.Lambert@Gmail.com</i>)& put AR News Me in the …

Sony Could Be The Best Virtual Reality Growth Play

After being under the spotlight at E3 2016, VR was largely downplayed at E3 2017.<p>In spite of a tepid response to VR till now, some research firms are …

Virtual Reality

The students forging a path towards the future of VR

Ambitious, exciting and a whole lot of money, Project Myron is what VR really needs right now<p>What do you get if you give a bunch of students a whole …

How AR and VR Concept will Enhance your Shopping Experience?

Do you know that lack of Time and Patience in current times is the key factor that has boosted the online shopping trend.<p>But the lack of feel, touch …

ThermoReal lets you feel heat, cold and even pain in VR and AR

While some companies are trying to make AR and VR more immersive via haptic feedback, one startup decided to focus on the thermal aspects of the experience. TEGway, a spin-off of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, has created a slim, flexible thermo-electric device (or "TED" in …

SpaceX rocket lands in swimming pool — in Apple ARKit-powered augmented reality

We've seen Elon Musk's Tesla being virtually driven in augmented reality, so it's only right that we also get a look at his SpaceX rockets in the …

Apple is preparing for the death of the iPhone

Yet Apple already has to face the possibility of a world where new kinds of computers supplant the iPhone, just as the iPhone replaced iPods, and other computers, a decade ago.<p>The smartphone is the dominant computing platform today, but Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and now even Apple are already …