Named ‘Project Alloy,’ Intel’s Virtual Reality hardware is set to up the game by mapping your room and adapting it as part of the video game you’re playing.
One common complaint when it comes to VR is that one immersion-breaking aspect - the fact you can’t move around your terrain. And if you did, chances are you’re going to stub your toe on a table or cause even greater harm to yourself.
Project Alloy fixes this with what they call “merged reality,” using the various RealSense cameras in the untethered headset to map the surroundings and actually add them to become part of the game.
Announced last August, Intel have been keeping quiet about their efforts - but they are finally coming forward with a confident promise to productise the system by “sometime in the fourth quarter” of 2017.
A business school in Paris will start using facial recognition technology, to make sure students are paying attention in class… Wave goodbye to those all-important lecture naps!
Don’t trust that fitness tracker data… While most are good at measuring heart rate, research shows they are poor at measuring calories burned.
Are humans really the best cops? Dubai will find out by 2030, as they plan to install the first ever human-free police station.
Is that touchpad too small for you? Well, this spray - called Electrick - is here to help, adding touch sensitivity to any surface with a spritz.
The fake news problem goes all the way to the top (unsurprisingly), as Facebook casually admitted in a whitepaper that their social network is fertile ground for “subtle and insidious forms of misuse, including attempts to manipulate civic discourse and deceive people.”
Remember the classic Tomb Raider? Well, a group of hackers are working to help you relive your childhood with a version of the original that works in your browser!
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One researcher has trained a neural network to create its own pick-up lines, uploading thousands of existing lines for it to identify patterns and generate new ones. Simple question – do these chat-up lines hold up?
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