Augmented reality

What's under those clothes? This system tracks body shapes in real time

What's under those clothes? This system tracks body shapes in real time

31 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch

With augmented reality coming in hot and depth tracking cameras due to arrive on flagship phones, the time is right to improve how computers track the motions of people they...
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Massive Pokemon Go update adds trading and friends list to AR game

1 hour ago   |   Pocket-lint

Pokemon Go is finally adding the ability to trade. Developer Niantic has announced that trading will arrive in the game soon, thanks to a massive Pokemon Go summer update...
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You might see lots of digital mashups of your favorite TV shows now that AT&T owns Time Warner

You might see lots of digital mashups of your favorite TV shows now that AT&T owns Time Warner

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

AT&T won approval to merge with Time Warner last week. America's largest telecom will now own premium Time Warner content like HBO and TNT. Now that the $85 billion megamerger...
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Sensible Object raises $3.2M for R& D toward board games using Alexa

Sensible Object raises $3.2M for R& D toward board games using Alexa

3 hours ago   |   Gamasutra   |   2 articles

Sensible Object, developer of the voice-augmented trivia board game When in Rome, has raised $3.2 million to be used toward R& D for board games that will utilize Amazon Alexa. ...
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Sensible Object raises $3.2 million for R& D toward board games using Alexa

Sensible Object raises $3.2 million for R& D toward board games using Alexa

3 hours ago   |   Gamasutra   |   2 articles

Sensible Object, developer of the voice-augmented trivia board game When in Rome, has raised $3.2 million to be used toward R& D for board games that will utilize Amazon Alexa. ...
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James Bond Director Sam Mendes To Helm The WWI Film 1917 For Steven Spielberg's Amblin

4 hours ago   |   GeekTyrant

Steven Spielberg 's Amblin Partners has acquired the rights to a spec script for a World War I film called 1917 and they've hired Skyfall and Spectre director Sam Mendes to...
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Google brings VR video editing to your desktop with VR180 Creator

Google brings VR video editing to your desktop with VR180 Creator

4 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Google is continuing its efforts to bring virtual reality to the masses with the release of Google VR180 Creator - available to download free for Mac and Linux. This free...
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How to keep track of time while in VR

How to keep track of time while in VR

5 hours ago   |   Windows Central   |   4 articles

VR is immersive, and it's easy to lose track of the real world. All VR can take you on an incredible journey, but there's just something about the PC-based systems, including...
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Stand up or sit down? Many don't take advantage of VR's room-scale experience

Stand up or sit down? Many don't take advantage of VR's room-scale experience

5 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

Oculus' VP of Content Jason Rubin claims that a "significant percentage" of Oculus Rift headset owners would rather sit down to enjoy virtual reality rather than take advantage...
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AR app-makers just got a huge treat ahead of HoloLens 2

AR app-makers just got a huge treat ahead of HoloLens 2

7 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Microsoft is throwing open HoloLens' more advanced sensors, giving apps for the augmented reality headset access to its 3D mapping abilities and more. The wearable computer has...
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Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban that's nearly shut down the company

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