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The Verge:
A look at iPhone 11's Deep Fusion camera tech, meant to offer a big step forward for images taken in medium-light, coming in the iOS 13 developer beta   —  It should be making its way to the public beta channel soon  —  Apple's Deep Fusion photography system has arrived as part …
Oct 1, 2019, 2:25 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg on cracking social in VR, updates to the Quest headset, and how the future of Oculus' AR ambitions are grounded in its VR efforts   —  I'm led down a staircase by a small team of Facebook communications people, into a high-ceilinged, wide-open office …
Sep 25, 2019, 1:53 PMIn context
Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat:
Oculus Quest will be updated in Nov. to be able to wire up directly to PCs, like the Rift, and in 2020 will get support for hand tracking, no controllers needed   —  Just before the annual VR/AR conference Oculus Connect 6, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a teaser video hinting …
Sep 25, 2019, 1:27 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Sources: after setbacks, Facebook partners with Luxottica to help make “Orion” AR smart glasses designed to replace smartphones, with 2023-2025 launch timeframe   —  KEY POINTS  — Facebook has partnered with Luxottica to develop augmented-reality Ray-Ban glasses, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC.
Sep 17, 2019, 2:56 PMIn context
Sheri Fink / New York Times:
Interviews and documents show that One Concern, which wants to use AI to help emergency responders in disasters, dangerously exaggerated its tools' abilities   —  Major cities are turning to a Silicon Valley start-up to help save lives in an emergency.  But some fear its promise has been dangerously exaggerated.
Aug 10, 2019, 7:45 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Inside Microsoft's Building 87, which includes a lab with models of body parts that are used to help test products and a quiet room to measure product sounds   —  “It's amazing that we ever ship a product.”  —  Nestled among the many indistinguishable buildings of Microsoft's Redmond campus …
Jul 27, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Nathan Heller / New Yorker:
GoFundMe is an increasingly popular way to raise money to cover medical expenses, where storytelling and personal connections often play a crucial role   —  When patients turn to crowdfunding for medical costs, whoever has the most heartrending story wins.  —  For those who want their hearts broken …
Jun 29, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Tech companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google are increasingly hiring neuroscientists who study animals to help advance AI, self-driving cars, and more   —  Jaguar is a mouse.  He lives at Harvard's Rowland Institute, where, from time to time, he plays video games on a rig that looks like it belongs in A Clockwork Orange.
Jun 19, 2019, 10:20 AMIn context
Parmy Olson / Wall Street Journal:
VR startup Leap Motion, a pioneer of gesture tracking, sells itself to rival UltraHaptics, sources say for ~$30M, about a tenth of its valuation a few years ago   —  San Francisco startup, which develops and licenses gesture-tracking technology, had in the past been eyed by Apple
May 30, 2019, 7:10 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Q&A with PlayStation's Dominic Mallinson on the future of VR, challenges of wireless, gaze tracking tech, foveated rendering, need of content, and AR   —  PlayStation is winning the high-end VR battle.  Sony has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets as of March, as Dominic Mallinson …
May 25, 2019, 11:05 AMIn context

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