Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool
What would happen if you combine VR with sensory deprivation tanks? That idea helped spawn this unique waterproof headset, which could help simulate sensations like weightlessness. The post Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool appeared first on Digital Trends.
Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool
What would happen if you combine VR with sensory deprivation tanks? That idea helped spawn this unique waterproof headset, which could help simulate sensations like weightlessness. The post Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool appeared first on Digital Trends.
AI photography studio highlights how robots are slowly hijacking nearly every profession
StyleShoots Live is a “smart studio” that captures still photos and live action videos, taking care of all the technical tasks — from lighting to setting up shots — and using algorithms to edit videos in a matter of minutes. The post AI photography studio highlights how robots are slowly hijacking nearly every profession appeared first on Digital Trends....
Watch this drone-launching UPS truck send an octocopter on a delivery run
UPS knows that strict flight regulations mean drone deliveries in urban areas are still a ways off. So it's converted one of its trucks into a drone launch vehicle that it hopes to one day use in rural areas. The post Watch this drone-launching UPS truck send an octocopter on a delivery run appeared first on Digital Trends.
This solar-powered smart wallet features RFID-blocking technology, too
You take it everywhere you go, so it better not weigh you down. We're talking, of course, about your wallet. Here to ensure that you have one that is not only slim but also secure is Ekster. The post This solar-powered smart wallet features RFID-blocking technology, too appeared first on Digital Trends.
Oh bee-have! Microchipped bumblebees reveal the secrets of the hive
Bumblebees fitted with microchip backpacks have offered researchers a unique glimpse into the hidden world of colonies. As it turns out, when it comes to carrying the workload, bees behave a lot like human beings. The post Oh bee-have! Microchipped bumblebees reveal the secrets of the hive appeared first on Digital Trends.
Starbucks’ $150 Ember mug will keep your coffee at the perfect temperature
You may like the idea of keeping your coffee at a constant temperature for the whole time you're drinking it, but would you be willing to shell out $150 to make it happen? Ember Technologies hopes the answer is yes. The post Starbucks’ $150 Ember mug will keep your coffee at the perfect temperature appeared first on Digital Trends....
Egg freezing has never been as accessible as it is with Extend Fertility
Meet Extend Fertility Medical Practice, branded as “a one-of-a-kind, specialty egg freezing practice." By offering egg-freezing services at low prices, it promises a way to accommodate women looking to start a family … later. The post Egg freezing has never been as accessible as it is with Extend Fertility appeared first on Digital Trends....
Sailboat seizure: 469-foot yacht impounded over billionaire’s alleged debt
For what amounts to less than four percent of the total cost, or $16.3 million, a Russian billionaire's superyacht is seized in Gibraltar. Dwarfing the second longest sailing yacht, the 469-foot Sailing Yacht A is 110 feet longer. The post Sailboat seizure: 469-foot yacht impounded over billionaire’s alleged debt appeared first on Digital Trends....
Facial-recognition software may help save Earth’s most endangered mammals
Lemurs are considered the world's most endangered mammal, but a team of researchers have devised a system called LemurFaceID, which uses facial-recognition software to spot lemurs in their natural habitat. The post Facial-recognition software may help save Earth’s most endangered mammals appeared first on Digital Trends.
NASA, FAA to test air traffic control tech aiming to land flights faster
NASA and the FAA teamed up to test this new air traffic control system, which is part of the NextGen program. It will free up space for more flight patterns, enhance pilot communications, save fuel, and improve arrival times for flights. The post NASA, FAA to test air traffic control tech aiming to land flights faster appeared first on Digital Trends....
Magnetic implant could deliver personalized doses of medication
A magnetic implant has been developed by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC). It could help ease treatments for patients required to take many pills or undergo regular intravenous injections. The post Magnetic implant could deliver personalized doses of medication appeared first on Digital Trends.
Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more
Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Nolo is an inexpensive motion tracking system for mobile and SteamVR play
While VR has certainly proven popular, particularly within the gaming community where immersive experiences are key, enjoying the experience has been pricey, to say the least. The HTC Vive, after all, costs $799. The NOLO costs $99. The post Nolo is an inexpensive motion tracking system for mobile and SteamVR play appeared first on Digital Trends....
Algorithm predicts autism diagnosis in young children with 81 percent accuracy
A team of researchers have developed a deep learning algorithm that can accurately predict whether a child at high risk of autism is likely to be diagnosed with the disorder in early childhood. The post Algorithm predicts autism diagnosis in young children with 81 percent accuracy appeared first on Digital Trends.
Trends with Benefits: Elon Musk is boring a hole under LA, would you take a pilot-less flying taxi?
Why is Elon Musk digging a tunnel underneath LA? Is The Boring Company really legit? Will either tunneling or flying taxi's be a true solution to congested traffic? We have answers on this week's episode of Trends with Benefits. The post Trends with Benefits: Elon Musk is boring a hole under LA, would you take a pilot-less flying taxi? appeared first on Digital Trends....
Celebrate President’s Day in virtual reality with Google’s latest VR tours
Thanks to a new partnership between Google Arts & Culture and no fewer than 30 cultural institutions, the internet giant is bringing you a huge update to the American Democracy collection. The post Celebrate President’s Day in virtual reality with Google’s latest VR tours appeared first on Digital Trends.
Space Poop Challenge: NASA reveals the winner
After looking through nearly 5,000 entries, NASA has just announced the winner of its Space Poop Challenge that sought to find an efficient method for astronauts to poop in their spacesuits. The post Space Poop Challenge: NASA reveals the winner appeared first on Digital Trends.
Scientists use stem cells to grow animal-free pork in a lab
A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has taken us one step closer to the dream of animal-free meat. The resulting lab-grown pork chops could be available to buy within the next decade. The post Scientists use stem cells to grow animal-free pork in a lab appeared first on Digital Trends.
Robots and AI are coming for our jobs, but can augmentation save us from automation?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will transform the job market, eliminating over five million jobs in the next five years. So what do we, as humans, do? Augment ourselves. The post Robots and AI are coming for our jobs, but can augmentation save us from automation? appeared first on Digital Trends.