Suzanne Gildert CEO of Sanctuary AI is Making Synthetic Humanlike Robots -SU Summit 2018

Suzanne Gildert is the CEO of Sanctuary AI which is making Synthetic Humanlike Robots. This is like the kind of human-mimicking robots of the movies Bladerunner and the TV Show Westworld. Prior to Sanctuary AI, Suzanne was co-founder of Kindred AI. She oversaw the design and engineering of the company’s human-like robots and was responsible …

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Lucid AI and software removing barriers to a world with mainstream 3D experiences and VR shopping

Lucid is scaling its core 3D software technology into more mobile and smart devices featuring dual or multi-cameras. Lucid’s proprietary real-time 3D Fusion technology, which mimics how the brain processes and learns from what humans see with two eyes, will enable device manufacturers to leverage dual and multi cameras to capture 3D and depth. Lucid …

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Single thin lens able to focus the entire visible spectrum will transform augmented and virtual reality

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has developed the first single lens that can focus the entire visible spectrum of light — including white light — in the same spot and in high resolution. This has only ever been achieved in conventional lenses by stacking multiple lenses. * Metalenses are thin, easy …

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China has statue of a Transformer that is taller and heavier than the Statue of Liberty

China has a $1 billion to $1.5 billion virtual reality theme park that has a 174-foot tall statue of a Transformer made of 750 tons of steel. The theme park is set to open in February 2018. The copper statue portion of the Statue of Liberty is 150 feet tall and weighs 225 tons. The …

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Singularity University Partners with Airbus on Mixed Reality Training

In an effort to improve internal communications, Airbus recently partnered with Singularity University for a 6-month partnership. Together they were able to scope, design, engineer and test a prototype of a mixed reality (XR) communications, collaboration, and learning platform that revolutionized the way Airbus communicates its culture and value to internal employees. The creation of …

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Pokemon Go follow up will be Augmented Reality Harry Potter Game

Almost five years ago Niantic launched Ingress, first augmented reality mobile game, turning real-world streets, neighborhoods and cities into a global game board, and bringing people together in a shared digital reality. The incentives it created for exploration, exercise, and real-world social interaction helped spawn a global community of fans, united by their shared experience, …

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Virtual And Augmented Reality enable windowless armored vehicle to drive over 35 mph in offroad tests

After two years of research on Ground X-Vehicle Technologies, Honeywell brings “out-the-window views” and enhanced awareness to closed-cockpit environments. Honeywell has successfully completed research and testing of a virtual window technology as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program. An augmented and virtual reality headset along with a wraparound display …

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Will the new iPhones make Augmented Reality mainstream ?

Apple is supporting the popularization of Augmented Reality with developers’ apps enabled by the ARKit tool, the new operating system, the hardware with the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, and iPhone X and Apple’s massive user base. The new phones and that software to support them were designed as a platform for augmented reality …

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LinkNYC wifi kiosks could add augmented reality and more

London and New York are replacing outdated phone booths with Wi-Fi kiosks that have embedded computing tablets, USB charging ports, keypads for making phone calls, and large screens that display relevant information to passersby. New York started installing its “LinkNYC” kiosks in 2016, currently has more than 900 activated across all five boroughs and plans …

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Google Glass Enterprise Edition for Augmented assistance

Google Glass has been optimized for industrial, healthcare and other workplaces where workers need help with complex tasks. Complex assembly, done faster AGCO manufactures complex agricultural machines at low volume with the goal of helping make today’s farms more productive and more profitable. All AGCO solutions are custom, which can require over 1,000 precise steps …

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$1200 holographic smartphone that will need no special glasses

Red.com who makes high resolution cameras used by photographic professionals and movies is making a $1200 holographic smartphone that will need no special glasses. It will be the world’s first holographic media machine and it will fit in your pocket. * view all 2D content at normal full resolution * view RED holographic hydrogen 4-View …

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