STEPPING through the curtains, Michael Syrovatka screams and lurches backwards. In the real world, he is on the first floor of the Goethe-Institut (GI) in Prague.
So far, the people who are really using mixed reality headsets like Microsoft’s Hololens are in industry, which is why an integrated hard hat was so keenly-awaited.
Railway police in Zhengzhou, the capital of central China’s Henan province, are the first in the country to start using facial recognition eyewear to screen passengers.
You no longer need to be able to see to enjoy virtual reality. A walking cane that simulates the feeling of real objects is letting people who are blind explore digital simulations.
THE FIRST TIME D. J. Soto strapped on an Oculus Rift, he felt like the ancient prophets must have felt—arriving in the promised land that would fulfill his destiny.
Though the Next Big Thing won’t appear for a while, we know what it will look like: a lightweight, always-on wearable that obliterates the divide between the stuff we see on screens and the stuff we see when we look up.
A lot of work still needs to be done before we start hailing our automated Ubers and Lyfts, whizzing around cities in fully autonomous vehicles.
Toyota has been working on humanoid robots for years, and today it unveiled the third-generation T-HR3 that uses virtual reality (VR) to remotely control the robot.
This month’s release by Apple of the iPhone X with FaceID begins the first wave of consumer products designed from the ground up for continuous awareness of space, place and face.
Lymph nodes are common pathways for certain cancers to spread, requiring surgical removal. These days lymph nodes are visualized using gamma ray imagers that spot the radioactive Technetium-99m tracer that’s injected near a tumor.
WHEN SOMEONE WALKS or rolls into the emergency department at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles with food stuck in their throat, the ER staff calls someone like Brennan Spiegel.