Workspace of the future: everywhere
The workspace of the future is a lot more than a typical office cubicle.
New goggle-like device may lead to 3-D augmented reality technology that minimizes visual fatigue
Augmented reality is increasingly becoming… well … a reality. Smartphone apps can point out restaurants as you scan the street with your phone camera or even identify constellations when you point your ...
Video game giant sues virtual reality maker Oculus
US video game giant ZeniMax Media on Wednesday said it is suing virtual reality headgear star Oculus VR, recently bought by Facebook.
Projection system barely larger than a grain of sugar
Lemoptix is developing an ultra-compact projector. The EPFL spin-off has already successfully entered a very competitive market, and will target new markets in 2014.
Inspired by nature, researcher develops new cyber security techniques
(Phys.org) —Imagine a cyber world in which hackers, identity thieves, spammers, phishers, foreign spies and other miscreants have a much tougher time plying their trade. Thanks to UC Irvine computer science ...
EasyJet to deploy inspection drones for aircrafts
EasyJet, the UK's largest airline, has today announced it is working with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, a partnership between the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England, to modify ...
New mobile app uses augmented reality to enhance learning experiences at historic sites
Virginia Tech researchers are testing a new mobile software app that will allow school children visiting historic sites to learn in new, interactive ways via augmented reality.
The rise of police PR
Police PR is increasingly bypassing traditional news outlets by turning to social media and reality television, according to Associate Professor Murray Lee.
Facebook buys fitness app Moves
Facebook has bought the fitness app Moves, which helps users monitor daily physical activity and their calorie counts on a smartphone.
Bringing history and the future to life with augmented reality
Have you ever wished you had a virtual time machine that could show you how your street looked last century? Or have you wanted to see how your new furniture might look, before you've even bought it? Thanks ...
With Facebook purchase, virtual reality grows up fast
It's long been the stuff of science fiction, the ability to wear a headset and feel as if you're in another world.
Oculus Rift brings a whole new dimension to communication
Mark Zuckerberg's latest spending spree has landed Facebook an exciting new gadget in the form of the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that is used by gamers and researchers alike to enhance encounters.
Visionary or looney? Zuckerberg on spending spree
Facebook's latest multibillion dollar acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some people to wonder if CEO Mark Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality.
Students virtually dissect hologram-like 3-D cadaver
(Phys.org) —The 3-D virtual reality cadaver floats in space like a hologram on an invisible gurney.