The North remembers...that smartglasses are the future! Game of Thrones jokes aside, the smartglasses startup opened its doors, and we visited its Brooklyn store to get our hands the consumer-focused Focals smartglasses.
Tuesday has long been considered the best day to save money on a plane ticket. Airlines typically announce new deals on Monday, so by Tuesday, all other airlines have matched their competitor's lowest fares. It's a tip that I learned at a young age from my father and was solidified by countless others who swore by it. Well, it turns out that we were all wrong.
All of the the tech industry giants, including Apple, Facebook, and Google, are working on new smartglasses and/or AR headsets, but this week, Google took a major step forward with gesture recognition technology that could make its way into AR wearables, posing a threat to Leap Motion and its hand-tracking controllers.
Now that the Magic Leap One is out in the real world, the mystery behind the company lies not in whether it will actually ship a product, but when it will ship a consumer product. Or, does CEO Rony Abovitz steer the company in a different direction first?
This is the last episode for Alan Wake on the Xbox 360. In these videos, you'll help Alan Wake uncover the rest of the mystery in Bright Falls during Episode 6 - Departure. Watch and learn through this gameplay and you, too, can beat Alan Wake on Nightmare Difficulty.
The recent announcement of a $480 million US Army contract awarded to Microsoft over Magic Leap for supplying 100,000 augmented reality headsets shows just a how lucrative the enterprise (and government) sector can be for AR.
They say it is always darkest before the dawn. If that's the case, then perhaps there's a light ahead for Magic Leap after more unfavorable news in the form of executive departures.
This week, the recurring theme in augmented reality can be summed up fairly succinctly: content is king.
Cited by many listed on this year's NR30 list as the most important event in the last 12 months, last year's release of ARKit catapulted Apple CEO Tim Cook to the top of Next Reality's rankings. This week, we dug deeper by explaining why he's at the top of the list of NR30 Mobile AR leaders.
The augmented reality industry has a bright future built on innovation and growth, but that doesn't mean we can't look back at the close of the year to see what the industry has accomplished from a business perspective.
Mixed reviews of Magic Leap One aside, it would be hard to deny that Magic Leap has had a big year. And the AR unicorn isn't coasting to the finish line, with a number of new apps dropping and prescription frames finally arriving to bring relief to those who wear eyeglasses.
Investors continue to bet on augmented reality, both for short-term returns and long-term plays. This week, Niantic reportedly picked up another round of funding from Samsung and others, based on the success of PokémonGO and the prospects for future revenue. Likewise, investors see value in WaveOptics, whose waveguide displays could make consumer smaller AR smartglasses possible within the next year.
Signaling a new direction forward for the company, Magic Leap shook up its executive suite by re-assigning to top leaders to new advisory roles. Meanwhile, a new startup backed by Hollywood executives, tech venture firms, and notable angel investors plans to bring new life to AR for marketing entertainment properties.
As intuitive as Google Maps is for finding the best routes, it never let you choose departure and arrival times in the mobile app. This feature has long been available on the desktop site, allowing you to see what traffic should be like at a certain time and how long your drive would take at a point in the future. Fortunately, Google has finally added this feature to the app for iPhone and Android.
The week of the annual Consumer Electronics Show is supposed to be filled with good news for the augmented reality industry as AR headset and smartglasses makers show off their new wares.
Regression functions are a vital part of statistical analysis of populations, and if you're involved in business, science, or nearly any academic field you should understand how it works. This series of videos will show you how standard regression functions, ANOVA, ordinary least squares, and everything else you need to know.
The future of smartglasses for consumers seems ever dependent on Apple's entry into the market. Coincidentally, the exit of Apple's long-time design chief Jony Ive has shed some light on that eventual entrance.
Despite its status as a hot commodity amongst emerging technologies, the augmented reality industry is not immune to the ebbs and flows that occur in every industry.
This week, inside sources divulged details of how Apple nearly acquired Leap Motion, twice. Otherwise, companies offering or working on augmented reality technology had more successes than failures to talk about.
With the official launch of Magic Leap One expected by the end of summer (translation: days from now), Magic Leap's hype machine just took a big hit with the sudden loss of a key marketing executive.
For those particular attached to one sort of fishing, like fly fishing or float fishing, trying and mastering a different type of fishing can be a scary process, requiring a departure form the comfort zone that is at the core of the enjoyment of fishing. This video features a professional fisherman explaining how to properly bait, cast, and then reel in fish using a feeder rod. He breaks it down into very simple steps that should enable any fisherman to try this type of fishing and catch fish.
In an SEC filing published on Monday, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, disclosed that Imran Khan, its chief strategy officer and a member of the NR30, is leaving the company to "pursue other opportunities."
Have you ever found something in your suitcase that wasn't yours? Maybe it was, but you're almost certain it wasn't. Maybe a friend slipped something in your baggage before your departure flight? Maybe the TSA was playing a joke on you, since they have all the master keys for your approved travel locks?
Analyzing a play can help actors, directors, or scholars to understand everything about a given play. Learn how to write a play analysis in this free theater video from a college professor.
Making trance music has been the point of departure for most of the world's great DJ's, and your career need be no different. If you want to start making your own trance tracks, watch this video. It will teach you how to do it in great detail using Reason 4.
Whether you're new to Adobe After Effects or a seasoned digital film professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to turn spoken dialogue into searchable text either by synchronizing content with your Adobe Story script, or by using reference scripts that are optimized for your content. Also see how to accelerate editing by marking in and out points in t...
Call of Duty: Black Ops represents something of a departure for the series, taking a more action-adventure tilt than the pure shooting of its predecessors. This five-part video is a walkthrough of the first mission of the game: Operation 40, on Veteran difficulty.
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 255th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a two-variable data table in Excel for what-if analysis. See the PMT function and learn about the formula equivalent to a data table.
Before you even try these dance steps, make sure you watch the official music video for "Can't Be Tamed" from Miley Cyrus. It's definitely a departure from the younger Miley we all knew and love, but she's growing up and her dance moves are more sexual than ever.
Though it's not typical for idrawgirls to focus on the male gender, don't count this tutorial out if you're looking for good instructions on how to draw a zombie. This male zombie is being drawn in MS Paint, and you can watch the drawing take place while listening to the commentary on what's being done and what needs to be done to create the living dead. But don't fret, there is a wonderfully drawn woman right next to the horrific zombie, so it's not that far of a departure for drawgirls.
Are you in real estate? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to run your excel spreadsheet over a regression analysis module. An appraiser who's appraising a house decides to run a multiple regression analysis as an addition to the direct sales comparison approach. The spreadsheet used in this tutorial was written in excel, but could be rewritten in another format. The spreadsheet was exported from an MLS. Once the excel sheet is downloaded, the appraiser will open up the reg...
The last time we heard from Meta, the makers of the Meta 2 augmented reality headset, things looked pretty bleak. Now, as several new facts have come to light, we have confirmation regarding the beleaguered company's fate: Meta is done.
When filtered through the prism of the top stories of the year, the business of augmented reality 2019 was defined as much by epic failures of AR startups as it was by the promising developments that propelled the industry forward into 2020.
If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 43rd installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use the Excel Data Analysis add-in descriptive statistics tool.
If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 13th installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to install the Excel 2007 Data Analysis add-in.
A histogram is a summary graph showing a count of data points that fall in various ranges. Histograms are used in statistics and other forms of mathematics. In this video, learn how to create your own histogram using data analysis on the computer. This tutorial will show you how to create a frequency distribution, a cumulative frequency distribution, a histogram chart and an ogive chart with the data analysis add-in.
You're halfway to helping Alan Wake uncover the mystery behind his wife's disappearance, and with these videos, you'll learn how to defeat Episode 4. This walkthrough for the fourth episode will take you through the mysterious gameplay of Alan Wake for the Xbox 360. Plus, it's on Nightmare Difficulty.
Help Alan Wake uncover the mysterious disappearance of his wife in the small town of Bright Falls. This isn't your ordinary video game, so be prepared for a different kind of gameplay! And these videos will help you get through the first episode in Alan Wake on the Xbox 360. Not just that, but you'll see how to beat Episode 1 on Nightmare Difficulty!
Learn how to prevent fallying prey to cmmon careless errors when doing fiscal analysis in MS Excel. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular digital spreadsheet application or a seasoned business professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Excel 2010 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
If you use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, odds are you work with numbers. Put those numbers to work. Statistical analysis allows you to find patterns, trends and probabilities within your data. In this MS Excel tutorial from everyone's favorite Excel guru, YouTube's ExcelsFun, the 3rd installment in his "Excel Statistics" series of free video lessons, you'll learn how to use Excel's sorting and pivot tables (PivotTables) data analysis tools.