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  • the phone will see you now

    Ahh, machine vision and learning. The next frontier, coming soon to a phone near you. Context is everything, and if the computer can see and understand, then maybe their personal assistant will…

  • mapping iPhone7

    The rumors are swirling (as always) about the iPhone 7. Part of the angst has to do with the fact that iPhone sales only increased by about 1%, and they only made…

  • being adult

    I’ve always argued that the adult industry consistently helps drive innovation when it comes to emerging tech. From the video tape to the interwebs, porn adopts early and figures out how to…

  • new york city?!?

    To paraphrase the salsa ad – new york city? Samsung announced a Gear VR studio is opening in New York. Which I suppose makes sense since their US corporate is there (and…

  • and now apple…

    Fires a salvo into the VR/AR world. They bought Emotient previously, now they make a play on the research side of things. So you’ve got Google forming a new division, Facebook with…

  • the race to 360

    While Google has the early advantage in mindshare with Cardboard and youtube having #360video, Facebook isn’t sitting still. Cardboard pales in comparison to Oculus on some levels (in resolution and capabilities), but…

  • whole-o-lens

    So more details slowly emerge about HoloLens. Microsoft’s AR display is still under development and being kept away from most prying eyes. But now MS is saying that it will be totally…

  • smell the coffee

    Looks like there is a new way to wake up in the morning. Actually virtual smell (smell-o-vision, scratch-and-sniff, etc) has been around for awhile. Jackie Morie did a “scent collar” at ICT…

  • the problem with 360 video

    Right now everyone is hot on 360 degree video. Youtube now has tons of content (#360video on youtube.com), and companies are rushing to make camera rigs better and cheaper (e.g. Ricoh Theta…

  • buying emotion

    Apple moved deeper into user sensing by buying Emollient. This is a big deal – understanding the user is one of the next frontiers in any form of digital interaction. We’re doing…

  • me talking vr

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  • wait, we have to worry about that?!?

    While this article doesn’t dive particularly deep (rather, rehashes the recent past with some omissions), it does at least beg the question – are we being thoughtful about the ramifications or are…