Google isn’t trying to hide what it’s doing with virtual reality. The long-term goal, said Google VR boss Clay Bavor on the latest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, is rethinking “any experience with sight and sound.” “It’s not that hard to see where this all goes,” Bavor told Recode’s Kara
It allows users to peer inside the ISS from their computer 396km below with 360-degree, panoramic views You’ve used Google Street View to check out a new apartment, map traffic before you hit the road and search for haunting slices of the everyday world. Now, the comprehensive terrestrial mapping system has gone
Super Robot Wars: China Wants to Wrest AI Dominance from the US by 2030 China’s State Council published a new report on Thursday detailing the nation’s new plan to create a 10 trillion yuan ($1.48 trillion) artificial intelligence industry in the People’s Republic by 2030, making China the world leader in
IMAGINE, FOR A moment, that you’re inside a virtual reality world. You look to your left and an open door appears, beckoning you to walk through it. You enter and suddenly find yourself in the middle of an advertisement—a branded world you can explore and manipulate. Forget banner ads and auto-playing
Virtual reality headsets provide a fully immersive entertainment experience, whether you're looking to watch 360-degree videos, play games or go places you've always wanted to vislt. After testing and reviewing over a dozen VR headsets, here's our recommendations. Mobile: Our top mobile VR headset is the Oculus-backed Samsung Gear VR ($129).
LaChappelle is a young engineer who is using 3D printing to develop high-tech prosthetics for amputees with his company Unlimited Tomorrow. Momo Sutton, a 10-year-old girl, has been using a basic prosthetic since the age of four. However, engineer Easton LaChappelle made her dreams come true when he presented her with
Microsoft has developed a new app called PathGuide which it's hoping will solve the problem of indoor navigation. GPS location software has all but solved the issue of getting lost outside if you have a smartphone, but once you get inside the building you’re heading to you’re often then left scrambling
Imagine watching 3D movies in your home and without glasses. New technology from MIT allows you to do just that. It's called Home3D, and it converts 3D movies into a more TV-friendly format. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has developed a new method for displaying 3D movies at home