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I see you have some fever

Do you remember Google Glass? They are still around but nowhere to be seen except in some labs and workshops (plus some surgery room…). The problem with those glasses was they made people uncomfortable, the feeling of being “watched” created a rejection and several stores and public places displayed notices …

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Seeing through AI

Being locked down at home, courtesy of the epidemic, I spent a few hours trying out a number of apps I downloaded on my smartphone that claim to be able to recognise objects in the surrounding using the smartphone camera and some sort of AI. Overall I had fun, but …

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Living apart together

LAT has been a growing trend over the past few years. LAT stands for Living Apart Together and refers to couple in a stable relation that for any of a number of reasons choose to not live in the same house (some are stretching the LAT also to couple using …

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LIDAR hits mass market

LIght Detection And Ranging, LIDAR, is a technology used to create an exact tridimensional map of the environment. It is not a new technology, it started in the 1960ies as a way to map the Earth surface from an airplane. The airplane was equipped with a laser generating pulses and …

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In car Augmented Reality …

Military pilots can have an augmented reality helmet -for just 400,000$- that let them keep focused on the task at hand and yet be aware of any needed data since they are presented in their field of view. Car drivers are not that fortunate (or may be they are luckier …

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Towards Smart Contact Lenses

I have been seeing news and hearing talks on smart contact lenses for at least ten years (more if it was just speculation). The hurdles to be overcome are just staggering and these have delayed the actual availability of products. Samsung was possibly one of the first “big” companies to …

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