Thursday, November 19, 2020

Editor's Picks

10 Best DSLR Cameras for Beginners – 2020 Update

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Top 10 Most Expensive Single Objects in the World

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Top 10 Oldest Skyscrapers In The World

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Top 10 Biggest Mafias in the World

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Top 7 Worst Cyber Attacks in History

We become a victim of cyber attacks all the time. You do not have to look further than this week's Twitter virus. What about full-on...

6 Gadgets that will Improve Your Team’s Performance

If you run a company, then you will always be looking for new and interesting ways to boost your team’s productivity and performance. It...

Test.ai nabs $11M Series A led by Google to put bots to work testing apps

For developers, the process of determining whether every new update is going to botch some core functionality can take up a lot of time...

The Arctic's ‘Carbon Bomb’ Could Screw the Climate Even More

This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Even in a dream-come-true scenario where we...

The Hotness

The World’s Official Kilogram Appears To Be Slimming Down

During the summer months, it is great to be slimming down and getting your beach body; however, when it comes to standardized models for...

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Nexus Smartphone, Runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

The wait is finally over folks! Samsung and Google have just unveiled the must awaited Galaxy Nexus(not the Nexus Prime) smartphone at an event...

NASA, NOAA Data Show 2016 Warmest Year on Record Globally

Earth’s 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and...

The Tricky Logistics of Delivering a Spacecraft on the Interstate

When I ask Bradley Worthington to tell me about that one time people in the southwest thought his trucking company, McCollister's, was moving a...

Asus Eee PC 1215N Notebook Review

Since the start of the Intel Atom era, we've been waiting for a Dual-core version of that otherwise impressive power-saving CPU. Standard single-core Atom...

If Germany Can't Quit Coal, Can Anyone Else?

Sometime next month, underground miners will dig Germany’s last ton of black coal, load it onto a conveyor belt, and whisk it a mile...

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Report: Zoom, the video conferencing company, may be a public company as early as April

The video conferencing company Zoom is aiming to file a public S-1 by the end of March, according to a new report in Business...

5 Truly Great Freelance Apps and Tools to Make Your Job Way Easier

Did you know that there are 57 million freelancers in the US? People want to have more freedom, a better work/life balance, and more control...

First Ever X-Ray Images Of Lightning Captured Using 680kg Heavy Camera

The 1st ever x-ray images of lightning have been captured, using a super fast x-ray camera. Meahan Schaal from Florida Institute of Technology in...

NASA Hybrid Electric Research Plane Gets X Number, New Name

With 14 electric motors turning propellers and all of them integrated into a uniquely-designed wing, NASA will test new propulsion technology using an experimental...

Intel and Cray are building a $500 million ‘exascale’ supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

In a way, I have the equivalent of a supercomputer in my pocket. But in another, more important way, that pocket computer is a...

How To Install Google+ App On iPad And iPod Touch

Google yesterday released the official Google+ app which is compatible with only iPhone 3G, 3GS, and iPhone 4 running iOS 4.0 or later. That means if you...

How Technology Will Change the Consumer-Business Relationship

Think back to fifteen or even ten years ago and considered how relatively disconnected everything was. Furthermore, consider the relationships (or lack of relationships) people had with...

Tesla acquires automated manufacturing machine supplier Perbix

Tesla is moving to turn around its output challenges with the Model 3, with a new acquisition reported by Bloomberg of a supplier whose focus...

Top 10 Vehicles Most Popular With Women

The stereotypical woman with no opinion on the family vehicle, or even her own car, is a thing of the past. Women have definite...

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Virtual Reality

How can a virtual reality game improve the diagnosis of dementia?

Sea Hero Quest VR. Today, an exciting new phase of the project gets underway with the launch of an innovative virtual reality version of the app. Alzheimer's Research UK Champion Fred Walker was one of the first people to try out Sea Hero Quest VR. Fred lost his wife to Alzheimer's disease after 46 years of marriage, and knows from his own experience how the condition can wreak havoc with a person's navigation skills. Thousands of people have now tried this app and almost everyone who talks to us about it comments on how powerful the technology is, and how straightforward it is to use. People who have played the mobile app will be familiar with some elements of the VR game, but the properties of virtual reality have now allowed us to draw upon one of the most widely used lab-based assessments of spatial navigation. Sea Hero Quest will now allow us to build on this understanding using data from people who play the virtual reality game. Sea Hero Quest is a great example of how your support is allowing us to harness the latest technology and adopt innovative new approaches to improve lives for people with dementia. You can help to support this project by donating or visiting seaheroquest.com to find out how you can download the mobile app and VR game.

Zeiss VR One Connect puts virtual reality PC games onto a smartphone headset

Zeiss, a company that made its name in optical and optoelectronic technology before moving into the realm of virtual reality, has announced its latest VR headset: the Zeiss VR One Connect at IFA 2017 in Berlin. The Zeiss VR One Connect promises to bridge the gap between PC virtual reality, which offers impressive visuals and complex games, but comes with a high price tag for expensive headsets such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and smartphone-powered VR, which costs a lot less, but doesn't quite offer the immersive experience of PC VR. Zeiss VR One Connect does this by running SteamVR games that are powered by a PC, which does all the graphical grunt work, and transmitting the footage to the headset, using your smartphone as a screen. The headset, with the smartphone slotted in, is connected to your PC via a USB cable, and the Zeiss VR One Connect uses the smartphone's built-in motion sensors to provide head tracking. The Zeiss VR One Connect system is compatible with many budget smartphone VR headsets, or you can use it with the Zeiss VR One, potentially keeping the entry price very low. First of all, by controlling games using the 3DoF controllers, which send information to your smartphone, which then combines that data with information from its own motion sensors, before sending instructions to your PC, it could add an element of lag, which could make playing VR games difficult - or even nauseating. If you already have a suitable smartphone and PC, then the Zeiss VR One Connect promises to be a very cheap way to get into VR gaming. Releasing at the end of 2017, the Zeiss VR One Connect, which comes with two wireless controllers and a USB cable, along with the required software, will cost $129. A bundle which includes the Zeiss VR One Plus headset will also be sold for $199. While we do have doubts, there is a lot of potential here, so we're looking forward to getting some hands on time with it to see if the Zeiss VR One Connect lives up to its promises.

New HoloLens details revealed, including battery life and FOV experience

Bruce Harris is a Microsoft technical evangelist who has recently shared some fascinating facts regarding the HoloLens in Tel Aviv. Harris mentioned that an app...

Science

Artificial Intelligence

Are you ready to trust automated technology?

Robotics, AI, and the Future of Robotics have long proven that it is here to stay. Robots are prevalent in the electronics, automotive, health care...

South Korean Government to invest 1 trillion won in artificial intelligence

The South Korean government announced Thursday it would spend 1 trillion won by 2020 to boost the artificial intelligence industry. "Once the private companies set...

At Kindred Robotics Humans are Teaching Robots How to Take Over

Ask Geordie Rose and Suzanne Gildert, co-founders of the startup Kindred, about their company's philosophy, and they'll describe a bold vision of the future:...

Top 10 Weird & Funny Gadgets In the World

Many people think that there is no charm left in life if simple things are done in a simple way. We reserve the title...

Top 10 Incredible Photographs Taken Using iPhone

You don't need a gazillion megapixels & a lens to take great pictures. If you have photographic skills & creativity then you can take...

Top 10 Gadget Gifts Ideas

Ok, so summer is but a distant memory and soon our attention will be turning towards…Christmas! Now, if you have a gadget lover in...

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