Christian Carlsson

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Microsoft's AI Roadmap

Digital transformation is in full effect, and giants of the tech industry are investing heavily in new technologies<p>Due to its nearly limitless …

Artificial Intelligence

News: Magic Leap's Good News — the Haters Are Wrong, Bad News — Now Everyone Will Now Focus on Apple Glasses

I've had a few days to live with the Magic Leap One and it's time to finally weigh in with some thoughts as someone who has been tracking this …

Augmented Reality

Is ZigBee Poised to Become the Wireless Standard for IoT?

With over five hundred million chipsets sold to date, ZigBee - based on the IEEE 802.15.4 standard - has a foothold on becoming the go-to technology …

Internet of Things

Magic Leap is finally out, but do we even care?

Credit: Magic Leap<p>When I first heard about Magic Leap – this was eons ago in tech terms, I frankly stopped counting the years – it seemed like an exciting proposition. The concept videos were certainly cool. As they should be, having been made by New Zealand-based special effects company WETA (you …

Magic Leap

7 Job Skills Of The Future (That AIs And Robots Can't Do Better Than Humans)

When I talk to people about AI (artificial intelligence) and the 4th industrial revolution, I often get asked what skills we should develop to prepare ourselves.<p>My answer is twofold: First, it’s important to understand the developments in AI and technology. Learn about the advancements being made …

Artificial Intelligence

Augmented Reality Sandbox Becomes an Interactive Topographic Map

When colors and lines change as you play.

Augmented Reality

Magic Leap One’s field of view leak signals another AR disappointment

Though Magic Leap has shared more information on its augmented reality headset in recent months, its latest revelations have been somewhat disappointing. Add this one to the pile: Developers have apparently unearthed details on Magic Leap One’s field of view — the “augmented” portion of your vision …

Augmented Reality

An AI-driven robot hand spent a hundred years teaching itself to rotate a cube - MIT Technology Review

AI researchers have demonstrated a self-teaching algorithm that gives a robot hand remarkable new dexterity. Their creation taught itself to …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft is Adding Pass-through Video to Windows VR Headsets

A beta version of Windows 10 now includes support for a pass-through video mode for Windows VR headsets, allowing users to look out at the world …

Windows 10

Google unveils new virtual reality experience at SIGGRAPH 2018

Google has unveiled a new virtual reality (VR) immersive experience based on a novel system that captures and renders high-quality, realistic images …

Virtual Reality

This GIF nails how the iPhone X could be the foundation for Apple's rumored smart glasses

In case you haven't noticed, Apple is slowly but surely pushing augmented reality into the mainstream.<p>But if you're wondering how Apple can make the …

News: Reality Trending — Peering into the Present & Future of Augmented Reality in 2018

While many of you were off surfing and lounging on some sandy beach or trying to figure out how to balance work with sky-high summer temperatures, …

High-resolution Varjo headset seamlessly blends virtual and real worlds

The virtual world is indistinguishable from reality in the devices of Finnish company Varjo, which has demonstrated a mixed-reality headset with …

The future of AI relies on a code of ethics

Facebook has recently come under intense scrutiny for sharing the data of millions of users without their knowledge. We’ve also learned that Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers. Not surprisingly, Facebook’s business model and how it handles …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Ways Apple's Wireless Headset Will Affect The AR/VR Market

Apple has done it again. According to a report by CNET, the company will launch a wireless headset that uses its own chip to provide both augmented reality and virtual reality capabilities by 2020. The announcement puts Apple front and center as a champion of the AR/VR industry, making it possible …

Leap Motion shows off AR headset with rousing game of ping pong

If you wanted to demonstrate Leap Motion's low-cost augmented reality headset, how would you do it? Create a flashy, action-packed showcase? Leap Motion has a different idea: an invigorating game of ping pong. The company has crafted a demo that combines the Project North Star headgear with paddle …

Shortening the Distance Between Family and Friends With Oculus Go - VRScout

<b>The inexpensive VR headset is the latest way to help connect with loved ones.</b>Almost 50% of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, with even higher …

This Device Sucks Drinking Water Out of Dry Desert Air, Powered Only by The Sun

Absolutely incredible.<p>When it comes to future challenges, one of the biggest will be water scarcity - on a warming planet we're going to have plenty …

Apple's New AR Features Are Proof That Wearables Are Coming

In his time on stage at Apple’s annual developer conference yesterday, Craig Federighi did many of the things that people have come to expect of the …

New Microsoft HoloLens app can guide the blind through complex buildings

A brilliant use of technology<p>The promise of mixed reality has always been its ability to overlay the world with a layer of information that wouldn’t otherwise be there. Think: ratings for the restaurants you walk by or labels for the type of flower you’re smelling inthe park.<p>It turns out that …

10 ambitious predictions for how VR/AR will shape our world

Last week I joined hundreds of commercial VR and AR experts in London to participate in VR World 2018. The two-day conference featured sessions from industry leaders pioneering immersive technology in such fields as manufacturing, automotive, entertainment, healthcare, and many others.<p>One of the …

Augmented Reality

Multiplayer iPhone AR with P2P privacy tipped for WWDC

Apple, wary of augmented reality’s potential for privacy headaches, is developing an update to its AR system that would allow multiplayer experiences …

2019's Triple-Lens iPhone Could Give ARKit a Serious Upgrade

Atriple-lens camera setup on an iPhone could do a lot more than just add enhanced optical zoom, according to a new report. At least one iPhone in …

Antilatency Brings 6DoF VR To The Oculus Go

<b>Add positional tracking to your Oculus Go in just 1.5 hours with Antilatency technology.</b> The Oculus Go is an excellent VR headset. Comfortable face …

Massive Vive Focus System Update Adds Phone Calls & ‘Surroundings Mode’

<b>A host of game-changing features could put HTC’s 6DoF headset at the top of the stand-alone food chain.</b> Despite the fact it won’t be hitting …

Geared Up Podcast: Hands on with the new Oculus Go and Lenovo Mirage Solo portable VR headsets

<i>The Geared Up Giveaway is back! We’re giving Geared Up subscribers the chance to win an Oculus Go headset. See the bottom of this post for details on</i> …

Microsoft steps up its business push with its Windows 10 April 2018 Update for the HoloLens

Microsoft is starting to roll out its first Windows 10 feature update for HoloLens since 2016, and is making previews of two new first-party business …

Windows 10

Google is making an AR headset with new Qualcomm chips

Google is reportedly working on a standalone augmented reality headset that will use new Qualcomm chips. It will be built by Taiwanese computer maker Quanta. The project is still in its early stages, according to documents obtained by <i>WinFuture</i><i>.</i><p>The AR headset is supposed to be similar to Microsoft’s …

Augmented Reality

The Future Is Here! Augmented And Virtual Reality Icon Set

The Future Is Here! Augmented And Virtual Reality Icon SetThe Future Is Here! Augmented And Virtual Reality Icon SetThe Smashing Editorial …

It Takes a Single Autonomous Car to Prevent Phantom Traffic Jams

Honk if you’ve heard this one before: Autonomous and connected cars will make driving less of a drudge by handling the stop-n-go mundanity of your …