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Apple's secret CES trip is proof that its AR glasses are just around the corner | Trusted Reviews

<b>Apple could be set to reveal a pair if augmented reality (AR) glasses this year, as the Cupertino company has reportedly been in talks with part</b> …

Augmented Reality

Huge sheets of ice found hidden just beneath the surface of Mars

Planets

Designers rise to top jobs as companies rethink how to inspire the consumer

When Jim Hackett stepped into the position of CEO at Ford, he became the first designer to lead a car company. But Hackett is part of a wave of …

Design Thinking

Universal Principles Of User Experience Design

Of course, to comprehensively cover universal principles of UX design – a vast and complex topic – would be a challenge in just a single article. But …

UX Design

After Trying the New Wireless Vive Pro There's No Going Back

When the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive came out in 2016, we entered a new era of virtual reality. No longer would people think of half-assed fever dreams …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Go standalone VR headset: Release date, price and everything you need to know - Pocket-lint

Oculus will, in 2018, make a new, wire-free VR headset available to the public.<p>The standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, was announced during the …

Virtual Reality

HTC Vive Pro revealed at CES 2018, higher resolution and integrated headphones

HTC has announced a new version of the HTC Vive, dubbed the HTC Vive Pro, during CES 2018 in Las Vegas.The new model, which sits above the current …

Virtual Reality

Designers Finally Have A Seat At The Table. Now What?

Companies are finally listening to designers, writes Google Ventures’ Kate Aronowitz. Here’s what designers need to do now.<p>About 15 years ago when I started at my first tech company, design was seen by most as an afterthought. Even as a senior designer, I wasn’t invited to meetings to present my …

UX Design

Eye-tracking VR headset takes home the CES 2018 innovation award

CES 2018’s first wave of innovative new tech is hitting the shore early, before the show officially starts tomorrow. Among them is the LooxidVR headset, an all-in-one package which shows off some of VR’s promise.<p>What is it?<p>LooxidVR is a phone-based headset created by Looxid Labs with EEG censors …

Virtual Reality

The First Mind-Controlled VR Game Will Hit Arcades in 2018

<b>“Wake up, this is not a test,”</b> intones a voice as the virtual reality game <i>Awakening</i> begins. Your game character is a child trapped in a nefarious …

Virtual Reality

Step by step instructions

Whether you're running out of memory on your local machine or simply want your code to run faster on a more powerful machine, there are many benefits …

Linux

Ideo Studied Innovation In 100+ Companies–Here’s What It Found

Innovation is hard to pin down, but with these six insights Ideo says it’s cracking the code.<p>How do you measure “innovation?” It’s something that every organization seems to be after–just look at AT&T’s Innovation Pipeline, Sephora’s Innovation Research lab, and the University of Pennsylvania’s …

Design Thinking

10 New Principles Of Good Design

Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.<p>2017 was a year of reckoning for the design community. UX became a weapon, AI posed countless new challenges, and debate erupted over once rock-solid design paradigms. Even some of the industry’s leading lights suggested their revolutionary …

UX Design

airbnb plans virtual reality previews of rooms and cities to enrich our travels

<b>if photos just aren’t enough when choosing the listing that best suits your weekend getaway, you and your travel companion(s) could organise a speedy</b> …

Augmented Reality

No-UI: How to Build Transparent Interaction

Here, we will explore and teach you about the incredible user experience opportunities which you can take advantage of when designing for interaction …

UX Design

A 100-Year View of User Experience

<b>Summary:</b> The UX profession has grown substantially since 1950 and it is now truly worldwide. Even so, the expected growth until 2050 will dwarf …

UX Design

NASA Just Saw Something Come Out Of A Black Hole For The First Time Ever

“You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know that black holes typically suck things in, not spew things out. But NASA just spotted …

Astrophysics

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new ideas and new visions for the future. Think about Steve Jobs, …

Creativity

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

Design Thinking

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time - MIT Technology Review

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

Physics

Magic Leap: Founder of Secretive Start-Up Unveils Mixed-Reality Goggles

Magic Leap today revealed a mixed reality headset that it believes reinvents the way people will interact with computers and reality. Unlike the …

Augmented Reality

We Need to Talk About Magic Leap's Freaking Goggles

Magic Leap finally did it. After $2 billion in funding and a few years of leaks, teases, and hints, Magic Leap finally has an actual product that …

Augmented Reality

Magic Leap finally unveils augmented reality goggles, says it’s shipping next year

After more than three years, Magic Leap has unveiled what it describes as a “creator edition” of its augmented reality system. The Magic Leap One consists of a pair of oversized cyberpunk-y goggles, a puck-shaped external computer called a Lightpack, and a handheld controller. It’s supposed to …

Augmented Reality

Be Prepared To Lose Your Job In The Future… If You Don’t Learn This One Skill Now

One question Jeff Bezos is often asked is one we all need to ask ourselves, “What’s going to change in the next 10 years?”<p>It’s a profound question …

Warren Buffett

Natural User Interfaces – What are they and how do you design user interfaces that feel natural?

User interfaces that you interact with using modalities such as touch, gestures or voice are often referred to as Natural User Interfaces (NUI). We …

Interaction Design

The Five New Forces In Innovation Strategy

The Drucker Forum 2017 in Vienna last month gave considerable attention to the role of a corporate strategy in a rapidly changing world. In particular, Steve Blank explained how CEOs have to grapple with five new forces, that led, among other things, to Jeff Immelt losing his job as CEO of General …

Lean Startups

9 Big Design Trends That Will Shape 2018

Inclusiveness. Value. And super-powered AI.<p>Everyone thought 2016 was bad. That was before 2017. Over the past year, we learned Russia used social media ads to meddle in our election. Our data was stolen from Equifax, Yahoo, and Uber. It felt like virtually every man in a position of power was …

Teslasuit VR Haptic Feedback Suit

Virtual reality users looking to take their immersion to the next level, may be interested in a new haptic feedback suit specifically designed for …

Making design thinking inclusive

RMIT MDF — Future Design Leadership, abstract Georgina Lewis<p>Locate: what’s the point of all this theory without practice?<p>Design leadership creates …

Material World: Wal-Mart Turns to Virtual Reality for the Future of Shopping

Every other week, hosts Lindsey Rupp and Jenny Kaplan guide you through the consumer universe, breaking down what's going on with all the things …