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Apple Inc. is lately pushing hard on turning its dream autonomous car project into a market disruptor. In May this year, the company joined hands with Volkswagen to create an electric driverless vehicle integrated with in-house developed sensors and software system. Interestingly, Apple has mostly remained silent about on autonomous car project due to its stringent privacy policies. Tim Cook, Apple CEO had earlier this year called the autonomous car project the “mother of all AI projects”. On Wednesday, Patently Apple came across a E...
Back in 2017, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg envisioned augmented reality (AR) as a future of technology, while addressing developers at the Annual F8 Developer Conference (F8). With over 2 billion active users on Facebook, let us peek though the evolution of its AR platform. Zuckerberg was fascinated by the augmented reality concept right when he was first exposed to Oculus Go headset. He said, “I used to think that glasses were going to be the first mainstream augmented reality platform,” at his keynote at F8 in 2017. Contradicting h...
It’s time to move over the craze of virtual reality and discover augmented reality. The tech giant Microsoft has taken this concept very seriously. The company is rigorously working on coming up with innovations in the same field. News about the company’s efforts on developing Mixed Reality headsets is doing the rounds for almost a year. Despite this, there is no update on the further development of the same. After these headsets came to the news about its VR motion controllers. Even this project hasn’t materialized yet. The latest te...
Right from the time virtual and augmented reality became a trend in the tech world, Mark Zuckerberg was always persistent on implementing the same in his projects. Taking this vision into consideration, Facebook acquired Oculus in the year of 2014. This $2 billion acquisition was solely in order to develop technology in the augmented reality field. The company has also set aside a budget of another few billions for extensive study on the same. On Thursday, the company hinted about an augmented reality project which is a first for them...
Apple has a reputation of making an appearance in the party late, be it the launch of a smartphone, music devices, or the tablet. Despite the launches being late, we have observed that they are usually impressive. A number of times, the wait is worth it. Apple has the expertise to turn the already existing technology into something even better with the help of its command over innovative technology. Tech-giants such Google, Microsoft, and Facebook have already showcased their Augmented Reality game at various conferences. Now Apple ha...
Augmented reality is the hottest tech that has taken gaming to a different level. Pokémon Go, the augmented reality based game marked a major breakthrough. Breaking all the records in its very first month, the game is a huge success today. And now comes Swapbots, customizable toys that spring to life through augmented reality gaming! A Liverpool startup named Swapbots built these innovative, augmented reality toys with the same name. The toys use cutting edge technology that brings back the addictiveness of collecting, similar to t...
Facebook F8 2018, the annual developer conference kicked off on Tuesday with the keynote from the CEO Zuckerberg; laying the foundation for the social media platform’s future plans. The developer conference is expected to unleash a lot of exciting feed about the company until it concludes. We have seen the Messenger platforms upgrade, the VR app Facebook Spaces and much more. Let us also get down to some of the ground-breaking announcements like Facebook Workplace and the camera platform to advance Augmented Reality. Facebook Workp...
Highly updated smartphones have made photography much easier and pocket-friendly. One need not carry various separate lenses to get a good shot; this compatible device almost solves the purpose. A major plus point of easy access to highly efficient cameras is that even laymen have started viewing things or locations from a different perspective. Clicking pictures on a regular basis helps to gradually develop the eye of looking at something in an artistic manner. Imagine you are on a holiday Dordogne Valley in France but right when you...
Yes. You heard that absolutely correct. In the far future (if the concept moves beyond mere a fantasy!), we could all be using smart contact lenses, similar to those fictional heroes and agents in movies. Just when we were thinking how far our smartphone’s camera has arrived since those hefty cameras days, which we used to carry around on holidays, the South Korean multinational tech giant takes the concept of photography to a whole new level. Samsung has been granted the patent for smart contact lenses, a technology in which cont...
Wouldn’t it be great if we could not only share a photo via social media but also as a physical print to family and friends? Well, now you can do that, share physical print along with the social media around the world, all at once, without physically mailing anything. LifePrint is an app, a portable printer, and a worldwide social printer network that provides an unparallel photo experience to its users. What makes this upstart company different is that you can create Augmented Reality photos and even print those pictures from your...