Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) chief scientist Michael Abrash believes AR and VR will be the primary way people work, play, and connect in the future. Abrash today revealed in a blog post more about the company’s research surrounding lifelike avatars, something undertaken by the Pittsburgh branch of the company’s skunkworks, Facebook Reality Labs.
"We can't forget that." A new VR experience hosted by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum takes people inside a Lancaster bomber during a bombing run in the Second World War. 1:11 Trying out the roughly 14-minute experience will feel familiar to anyone who has used VR.
Likewise use the voice commands "send a message to..." or "send an email to..." as a quick way of launching your messaging apps and calling up the relevant contact info—by dictating out the message as well you don't even have to touch the screen.
$99, Amazon | angelsense.com HereO V2 The HereO is the first GPS tracking device cleverly disguised to look like a cute, colourful watch, so little ones can show off and tell the time while you keep tabs on their whereabouts via your iOS or Android device.
The lowest funding tier at ¥3,000 (~$27) gets you a download key for the platform of your choice: Oculus Rift, Oculus Go, HTC Vive, PSVR, or Oculus Quest. SpicyTails says scenarios in Spice & Wolf VR will be written by original series author Isuna Hasekura, and will include the anime’s original Japanese voice actors.
If you've downloaded watchOS 5, you don't even need to say "Hey Siri" to get the voice assistant's listening indicator to show.
Bose’s $199 audio-based AR sunglasses are available for preorder More information about its AR platform is coming at SXSW Next year, however, Bose hopes to launch its own augmented reality platform for apps after shipping 10,000 pairs of the glasses to AR developers in 2018.
Those conversations are also quite powerful because they are loaded with insights that can help organizations drive connected experiences, contextual actions, and continuous improvement in customer engagement -- the three pillars of digital transformation.
North built the retinal projection technology inside Focals itself and Lake stresses that you don't see a rectangle screen, instead you see minimal, 2D elements floating around a meter in front of you as per the promo video - "it's very subtle, a single almost subtitle floating in the world".
Dropping before the turn of the year, Samsung's second generation smart earbuds, the Gear IconX 2018, brought the Korean company's smart assistant Bixby plus battery life which blitzes the closest competition – five hours of streaming music over Bluetooth, seven hours of standalone use and up to four hours of talk time.
However, despite voice-controlled entertainment's advantages for searching and streaming content, consumer adoption remains low, with only 3 percent of U.S. broadband households using voice commands when watching video. It therefore is likely that consumers will become more interested in using voice commands to control other common consumer devices, including connected entertainment systems.
Offering devices with Alexa promises "an easy route to smart, connected experiences triggered by simple voice commands," he said, as well as "streamlining, if not elimination of, complicated setups. Meanwhile, home builder and car maker partners "get the cachet of having smart experiences within their [products]," Henschen said.
This time we'll take a look at an Amazon Echo for kids, an updated Oculus, a retro-styled smart speaker, and Snapchat's latest spectacles. Amazon is trying to rope in younger members of the family to use its Alexa voice assistant with the release of a smart speaker for kids.
In Brief With CES 2018 now in full swing, it's time to explore what Intel, Samsung, Toyota, and other companies have in store for the future of consumer electronics. We heard about Fisker’s EMotion electric vehicle in 2017, but the company officially revealed the car at this year’s CES.
There are features on board to help parents keep a closer eye on their kids including location tracking and the ability to set GPS-based boundaries sending out alerts to the GizmoHub companion app (Android and iOS) when they leave those areas.