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5 Chameleon TV Screen Designs To Transform the ‘Off’ Screen Into A Lifestyle Interface

Samsung Electronics has teamed up with leading design and architectural magazine Dezeen in a competition to find the next graphic imagery for the …

Graphic Design

Blippar is using AR to help customers find their way indoors

Remember the scene in Minority Report where Tom Cruz walks through the mall and thousands of holographic ads pop up around him? That reality may not be as far off as we thought.<p>Blippar, the augmented reality startup that launched back in 2011, is today announcing the launch of a new product that …

Beachgoers form human chain in attempt to rescue swimmers

Two people died, but three were rescued by bystanders who formed a human chain to pull out swimmers in distress in Grand Haven, Michigan.

Police officer jumps off overpass to save boy's life in daring New York rescue

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A 12-year-old boy is recovering and remains hospitalized days after he jumped several feet from an overpass and a police officer jumped to help him Friday.<p>"Everything happened so fast and I think my adrenaline was pumping so high" said police Officer Jessie Ferreira Cavallo, of …

First Aid

Black Wall Street: The African American Haven That Burned and Then Rose From the Ashes

“Don’t you realize that Greenwood was Wakanda before Wakanda?”<p>It’s a sweltering May evening in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a local poet named …

Wall Street

Scientists create ultra-thin membrane that turns eyes into lasers

It's not laser vision... yet.<p>It will still be a while before scientists are able to harness Superman-like laser vision, but the technology is now closer than ever before thanks to a new development from the University of St Andrews. The team there have created an ultra-thin membrane laser using …

Audi Integrates Toll Payments Into Car

Aside from all the announcements about autonomous driving tests and driverless ridesharing services coming down the road, some automakers are moving …

General Motors

How Sirin Labs' Surging Cryptocurrency Will Power a Blockchain Phone

Finney is a bold project from the makers of Solarin.<p>Sirin Labs’ token is surging. The SRN token jumped up as the highest-performing cryptocurrency on …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

Innovation<p>New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by …

Dentistry

Merge Blaster is the best AR toy I've ever tried

Maybe the next wave of AR toys will avoid your face entirely.<p>Merge's 6DoF Blaster looks like a Laser Tag gun and uses a phone. And that's basically what it is: Laser Tag, for AR.<p>And it might be one of my favorite things at CES. Seriously.<p>The idea of an AR phone toy shouldn't be surprising, since …

Charity Lets You Mine Monero to Post Bail

Many attempts to mine cryptocurrencies for charity have failed, but Bail Bloc hopes its approach is different Illustration: iStockphotoAfter years of …

Amazon patent describes mirror for trying on virtual clothes

It could lead to another fashion-focused Amazon product.<p>Amazon's next move in the fashion world could be a mirror that shows how outfits will look on you without you having to actually put them on. <i>GeekWir</i>e reports that the company has been granted a patent describing just that sort of technology. …

Augmented Reality

The newest DJ at this Prague nightclub is a KUKA arm robot

When does it get an Ibiza residency?<p>A club in Prague named Karlovy Lazne has recently introduced a robot DJ that alternates with a human to program music for the dance floor throughout the night, as reported by <i>Reuters</i>. Now in rotation for a few weeks, the robot has software that allows it to choose …

Surface Phone: Microsoft’s Folding Game-Changer Might Run Andromeda OS, And Some Apps Are Now Supporting It

It seems like Andromeda OS might be Microsoft's system of choice to power its upcoming revolutionary mobile device.<p>Interestingly enough, Microsoft’s …

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Intellectual Property

Apple Developing Near-Eye Display For AR Glasses? Patent Details New Technology

After the successful launch of its first OLED smartphone — the iPhone X — this year, Apple is now looking to introduce its AR/VR glasses to the …

This ICO Wants To Develop AR Smart Glasses Top Tech Giants Couldn't

Founded in 2017, Lucyd is an emerging tech startup that specializes in developing augmented reality mobile apps and wearable smart products. Their flagship product offering is a pair of AR smart glasses, known as Lucyd Lenses.<p>These wearable eyeglasses allow up to a 120-degree field of view, while …

IMF Head: Cryptocurrency Could Be the Future. Really.

Christine Lagarde sees a path ahead for cryptocurrency.<p>The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, or IMF, talked up the potential of …

Make All Images on Your Website Responsive in 3 Easy Steps (Sponsored)

Images are crucial to website performance, but most still don’t implement responsive images. It’s not just about fitting an image on the screen, but …

Mobile Devices

The Supreme Court Offers a Warning on Free Speech

In two First Amendment rulings released this week, the justices argue they're saving would-be censors from themselves.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court handed down two notable victories for free-speech advocates on Monday as it nears the end of its current term. The two First Amendment cases came to the Court …

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

Self-driving cars could create a massive new $7 trillion economy

The race to create self-driving cars is on—but what happens when they’re everywhere and nobody has to drive?<p>That could lead to a “passenger economy” …

What's Up with Augmented Reality Contact Lenses?

In-eye electronics would be a game-changer in more ways than one.<p>All the way back in 2008, in short 20-minute bursts, laboratory rabbits saw a future …

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

Imaging

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart from other holograms because it can be seen without 3D goggles, and …

Augmented Reality in 10 Lines of HTML

AR.js with A-Frame Magic<p>Do you want to do Augmented Reality on the web ? You can now do it in 10 lines of HTML! Seriously! Let me walk you through …

Is ‘Strange Beasts’ a Preview of the Sad (Augmented) Reality Ahead of Us?

<i>Strange Beasts</i> is a British short film reminiscent of the dystopian Netflix drama <i>Black Mirror</i>—and it packs an equally strong punch in about a fifth …

Before you can master design, you must first master the fundamentals

Finally, learn how to pair fonts together. A great resource for this is FontWolf and FontPair. Being able to pair fonts together will dramatically …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

Artificial Intelligence