Nick Treadway

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The Magic Leap One mixed reality headset is shipping today for $2,295

The Magic Leap One Creator Edition, the first mixed reality headset from startup Magic Leap, is shipping today in “select areas” in the United States for $2,295. The Creator Edition isn’t quite a development kit — Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz calls it a “full-blown, working consumer-grade product,” …

Augmented Reality

Bose’s augmented reality glasses use sound instead of sight

Augmented reality is almost exclusively associated with vision, but it doesn’t have to be. Audio company Bose announced a project it’s calling “Bose AR” at this year’s SXSW festival, and it showed off a pair of prototype glasses that demonstrate what sound-based AR might look and feel like. The …

We need to improve the accuracy of AI accuracy discussions

Reading the tech press, you would be forgiven for believing that AI is going to eat pretty much every industry and job. Not a day goes by without another reporter breathlessly reporting some new machine learning product that is going to trounce human intelligence. That surfeit of enthusiasm doesn’t …

Use React tools for better Angular apps

How to leverage the best from React ecosystem and beyond to make our daily task easier and more effective within Angular apps and in the end become …

JavaScript

People Are Attacking Driverless Cars

Both incidents happened in San Francisco.<p>One problem with self-driving cars is people.<p>The Los Angeles Times reports that of six crash reports filed in California so far this year, two involved a person attacking a robot car.<p>Both incidents happened in San Francisco, according to Department of Motor …

Google offers Raspberry Pi owners this new AI vision kit to spot cats, people, emotions

Google's Vision Kit lets you build your own computer-vision system for $45, but you'll need your own Raspberry Pi.<p>Earlier this year Google introduced …

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Facebook's 'React Native' Has Changed the Rules of App Development

With this new cross-platform app, you can spend more time meeting users' needs and less time worrying about your choice of smartphone.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Which would you choose: a single-platform app with a great user experience or a cross-platform app with …

Apps

Windows Mixed Reality headsets expected to sell pretty well—or quite badly

One research firm is optimistic; another expects things to go slow. They may both be right.<p>Depending on which analysts you choose to believe, Windows …

Augmented Reality

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions - MIT Technology Review

We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and …

Artificial Intelligence

FBI Spy Planes Are Using Augmented Reality To Watch America

A startling find by BuzzFeed<p>America’s sky is a public resource, and full of vital information. To make sure airplanes don’t collide into one another, they broadcast their locations, which are then tracked publicly online, in places like Flightradar24. From mid-August to the end December last year,</i> …

Augmented Reality

Where we're going we don't need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lenses

With Gear VR, Samsung was one of the first companies to get its foot in the virtual reality door. Now, it looks like the South Korean electronics giant is experimenting with augmented reality.<p>Samsung has received a patent for "smart" contact lenses, which it originally filed in September 2014. The …

Nvidia bets big on AI with powerful new chip

The GPU-maker's CEO says they've gone 'all in' on developing chips for artificial intelligence<p>Nvidia has released a new state-of-the-art chip that pushes the limits of machine learning. The Tesla P100 GPU, which CEO Jen-Hsun Huang revealed yesterday at Nvidia's annual GPU Technology Conference, can …

Tinitell straps a mobile phone on kids' wrists

With Tinitell, Mats Horn and his team have created a simple mobile phone designed to be worn on the wrist. The design is minimal, with features …

Wearable tech market value ‘to triple in next decade’

The burgeoning wearable tech market is expected to triple in value over the next 10 years, according to a research forecast by IDTechEx.<p>The company, …

Job One: Securing IoT

Recently, I participated in the panel on Internet of Things (IoT) security as part of the Automation Perspectives media event hosted by Rockwell Automation, just prior to Automation Fair 2015 in Chicago. It is clear that the ability to deal effectively with security threats is the No. 1 …

Shopping with Amazon Dash buttons made me less forgetful

If you're like me, you've made a trip to the grocery store with a list full of items only to return frustrated. You forgot toilet paper. Or soap. Or laundry detergent. Whatever it may be, we've all arrived back at home to realize we neglected to pick up an important item. Thankfully, Amazon's Dash …

Before silicon gets under your skin, get it etched on top with a Tech Tat

If you haven’t heard already, the future of wearables is going to get under your skin – literally. Implantable technology trackers may still be a …

Wearable Tech

Study examines Apple Watch quitters and their quibbles

If you bought an Apple Watch that now collects dust on your dresser, you are not alone.<p>Web-based research firm Wristly, which found a 97 percent user satisfaction rate among early adopters, took equal interest in the unhappy 3 percent. What it found from 340 former Apple Watch users could provide …

Smartwatches

Opinion: Huawei Watch is so close to brilliance, it hurts

The Huawei Watch is quite possibly one of this year’s best surprises. We didn’t know Huawei was working on an Android Wear watch until they showed it to us at MWC, and when it did, we knew it was going to take some beating. Now that it’s on the market and I’ve had my time with the final, released …

Wear OS

Indian coders still in love with C++ while rest of the world is embracing new programming languages

It seems Indian programmers are stuck with coding languages of the past while the world is moving forward and embracing the new ones.<p>As per a survey …

Programming

How Did Codecademy Get 25 Million People Coding? Inside the Growth of a Movement [Podcast]

Uncover the story behind how the online platform for free coding classes, Codeacademy, turned into a viral phenomenon.

Apple Watch 2 will keep same resolution, screen size, get bigger battery

If for whatever reason you’re unhappy with the image quality, screen size, and square display of the current Apple Watch display, don’t expect any of your quibbles to be fixed with next year’s Apple Watch 2.<p>According to a new report, the display of the next-gen Apple wearable will remain identical …

Smartwatches

6 Official BATMAN V SUPERMAN Photos Released

5 key logo trends and what you can learn from them

You'd be forgiven for thinking that logo design and branding were relatively modern concepts. But in reality, they have been around in one form or …

Graphic Design

The Three Worst Programming Languages

The Demons Three of Programming<p>The Web has spoken. The three absolute worst, major programming languages are PHP, JavaScript, and C++ (in that …

Apple has published a great free learn to code course for Swift — on GitHub

<i>TL;DR: Apple has apparently, via some sort of collaboration with a university professor, published last week — during WWDC — a really solid-looking</i> …