With VR, are we going to need expensive gym memberships anymore?
Google has made its hand detection and tracking tech open-source, giving developers the opportunity to poke around in the tech’s code and see what makes it tick.
“We hope that providing this hand perception functionality to the wider research and development community will result in an emergence of creative use cases, stimulating new applications and new research avenues,” reads a blog post from the team.
Nothing is going to be the same – not even the most menial jobs. The pace of change of what is coming, and what is happening today, is beyond even our wildest dreams.
Not even construction jobs will be the same. Such as this example of building a complex wave-like wall structure in less than a day with perfect placement of each brick.
Fologram combines computer-aided design with the holographic capabilities of Microsoft’s HoloLens headset to help in assembling even complex objects. The hologram can overlay exactly where each piece of the build should go, as well as an outline of the finished product.
At CES, Wayray demonstrated a car mockup loaded with an augmented reality display.
It’s funny, I have a memo to myself from 2014 for almost exactly this idea. Guess I should have jumped on the idea. 🙂
After having 2 trained bomb defusal experts play ‘Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes”,
BuzzFeed gets a real surgeon to attempt the infamously humorous, over-the-top ‘Surgeon Simulator’
Imagine looking up famous artworks, sculptures, and historical artifacts – then bringing them to your living room to examine as if it were really there.
Google’s Chrome Canary uses the WebXR format to bring an educational AR experience to your browser. You’ll need an ARCore-compatible Android phone running Oreo in addition to Canary, but you’re good to go after that. You can walk around a Mesoamerican sculpture reading annotations as if you were visiting a museum exhibit without the usual cordons and glass cases.