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Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK / JAPAN (REUTERS / FOVE) – The days of using your hands to play video games could be in the past.

Called FOVE, this headset uses advanced eye tracking to provide the wearer with an immersive and completely hands-free virtual reality.
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World’s first iris recognition smartphone on sale in Japan

Smartphone users in Japan can unlock their phones with the blink of an eye, as the country’s biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo launches the world’s first iris recognition smartphone. Sharon Reich has more.

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Google I/O 2015: What To Expect … And Not Expect

Google’s annual developer conference is right around the corner, and there’s a lot to talk about this year. A lot has happened in the last 12 months that position Google to make some big announcements this year, continuing the bold new direction the company has taken Android, Chrome, and just about everything else the company does. Follow the buzz https://goo.gl/rQoznH


Technologies unveiled to assist U.S. military on land, air and sea

(REUTERS/AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY/U.S. ARMY ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER) – It’s a missile system with a difference, designed to render enemy electronic targets useless, not with explosives, but with bursts of high-powered energy.

It’s the product of CHAMP, an acronym for Counter-electronics High Power Microwave Advanced Missile Project.
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First look at Steve Jobs biopic released

Universal releases a teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic, “Steve Jobs,” starring Michael Fassbender in the title role of the late tech titan.
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Intelligent Drive on the Mercedes-Benz S 500


Mercedes design is not everything…

Self driving assistants analyse their environments 1000 times a second, identify objects in their 3D position and velocity at a centimetre accuracy, shoveling gigabytes per second through sophisticated algorithms for finally being able to take the correct decisions: Safety first!

Here is how it works: https://youtu.be/bCxgqn8_Ax4

And if you carefully look at that notebook, you will recognize a Linux distribution, based on Debian/Ubuntu. Software: #OpenCV.

Buy now! Have fun!


Rolls-Royce Fashion Debut


Rolls-Royce today unveiled its latest expression of innovative design and cool modern luxury with Wraith ‘Inspired by Fashion’. The stunning new vehicle sports numerous techniques and features never-before-seen on a Rolls-Royce Motor Car including materials, colours and textures created by the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Design Team.

Source: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars


Brain model implanted into virtual mouse body

LAUSANNE AND GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ANIMATION (REUTERS / HUMAN BRAIN PROJECT) – Scientists working towards mapping and modelling the human brain, have taken the first step by implanting a simplified mouse brain inside its virtual body.
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New radar technology already saving lives in disaster zones

The prototype of a new radar technology designed to detect the heartbeats of victims trapped in rubble is demonstrated. The technology was developed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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