Technology

Will apple picking robots replace humans?

Harvesting Washington state’s fruit orchards annually calls for lots of farmworkers. Many workers work illegally but things could change to a considerable extent as couple of companies are committed to get robotic fruit-picking machines to market. As we can guess, robotic pickers don’t get tired and are capable of working …

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Major companies investing in AR and VR

We learnt from Facebook’s F8 developer conference which just took place last week was that FB is making big bets on VR and AR tech. According to reports, worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality market are likely to reach $14 billion in 2017 and it will touch …

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Google Assistant can run on other devices now

  With a broader release of Assistant underway for Android devices at the moment, Google has announced a developer preview SDK that will enable Assistant to be built into third-party devices. The company considers self-built robots and voice-enabled smart mirrors as examples of hardware prototypes that may have Assistant. Various features are …

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Google brings students to Hamilton thanks to VR

Google’s Expeditions empowers students to take a virtual field trip using a smartphone and Google Cardboard. Destinations include The Great Barrier Reef, Antarctica and the International Space Station. It’s making it possible to visit important historical and natural sites without actually going there.  A program from the Gilder Lehman Institute …

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Apple working on its Augmented Reality Glasses

Like Facebook, Apple is exploring opportunities in this the AR tech. According to reports, Apple will first introduce the AR technology to iPhones before releasing it to the public via AR glasses. AR (augmented reality) is considered by many as one of the next frontiers of interactive technology. According to …

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Facebook bets that AR is the Next BIG thing!

Augmented reality is the future technology and the next big thing. This is what Facebook believes and is sure of. Google took the plunge into it some time back introducing the Google Glasses and now Facebook wants to give it a try.  Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is sure that the world is …

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