Household lightbulbs give off a chaotic torrent of energy, as trillions of miniscule light particles—called photons—reflect and scatter in all directions. Quantum light sources, on the other hand, are like light guns that fire single photons one by one, each time they are triggered, enabling them to carry hack-proof digital
As a scientist, I was recently involved in bringing my work to the big screen.This was not a Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster but “big screen” in the literal sense: an art production about science that used the Lovell radio telescope, a 3,200-ton steel behemoth supporting of a 76-meter wide dish, to
It’s no big secret that we’ve been fairly critical of the virtual reality market and its future potential. Earlier this year at CES, one of the key trends we were on the lookout for was how VR would advance itself and prove to the consumer that it’s a worthwhile and
The blend between our virtual existence and the physical world has become a normal part of our lives. We are living life through a screen already, so the jump into virtual reality (VR) is not as large a leap as one would expect.
With all of the big tech players pushing
Telecommunications giants like Ericsson, Qualcomm, and Nokia will be headlining the 5G talks this year. With the advent of smart cities and more pervasive use of the Internet of Things (IoT), faster and more stable connections will become a fundamental requirement.If smart cars are going to be running the roads
Lenses have come a long way from the chunky old bifocals to tiny modern day contact lenses. But, all the lenses we encounter and use in our day to day life are either concave or convex. These curved, transparent materials help us see better and are an integral part of
An exciting year for consumer technology is up ahead. Smart home gadgets will continue to flood into our lives in 2018, led by user-friendly hubs like the Amazon Echo and Google Home. We're going to move around differently as well — not only on increasingly automated public roads — but
PLAYSTATION news this week focuses on some future PS5 news, some 4K updates for two BIG PS4 Pro games, a fantastic price drop for the PSVR and news of a new PS4 dual shock controller.
While there's no telling when PlayStation bosses will reveal a new PS5 console to rival Microsoft's
When HTC Vive and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) Oculus Rift were launched it was virtual reality's first real step into the mainstream. VR headsets required expensive computers, a large amount of space, and some technical know-how, but it was feasible to have a high-end VR headset in your home for the
Spatial audio promises immersive virtual experiences that engage more of the senses
Virtual reality’s goal is to fully immerse a person in a digital landscape, triggering the same kinds of physical and psychological reactions they would experience in the real world. In virtual reality (VR) parlance, this is called “presence”—a mental
One of the surprises we got today from Google’s hardware event were a pair of bluetooth headphones called Pixel Buds. They’re wired behind the neck but they’re every bit a competitor to Apple’s AirPods.
They’re $159, they’re available in November and they’ll let you understand 40 different languages. Seriously.The onstage demo
Virtual Reality seems to becoming the norm across most industries, but can you believe some of the things you can really do?
Virtual Reality (VR) is seemingly the next best thing in the technology market, as the biggest companies in the industry embrace the tech such as Google, Samsung and Sony.VR