This weekend, Atlanta, Georgia will be the battleground for a large group of HoloLens designers and developers. HoloHack, a 24-hour hackathon put on by elevator manufacturer ThyssenKrupp, will be taking place at The Garage, and the design theme will be smart cities.
Beginners luck is a phrase I have always hated. But really, beginners luck comes down to not letting your experience in something get in the way of the idea.
Bottleneck slide guitar is based on an early one string folk instrument called the Diddley-Bow, and the traditional playing style of Hawaiian Guitar. The early Blues Masters of the 1920s and 30s, would place a bottleneck from a wine bottle, or a short piece of metal pipe on their finger. Using this as a slide, they could move up and down along the strings of a guitar imitating singing or the cries and moans of the human voice. This style uses an early method of tuning the guitar called open t...
In order to re-create Nene Leake's glitter eye makeup look from the Real Housewives of Atlanta, you will need the following: lipstick, blush, false eyelashes, eye shadow, primer, foundation, tape, powder, glitter, eyebrow pencil, lip gloss, lip liner, and black eyeliner.
Former NL MVP and Atlanta Braves hitting coach, Terry Pendleton discusses the funamentals of hitting.
To be the best at the Madden NFL video game, you have to be willing to get advice, but not just any old advice... professional advice. To beat everyone, you have to be ruthless and know all of the strategies and gameplay tricks. To master Madden 08, check out this quick, football game, video tip from Madden Nation (EA Sports and ESPN) with video game pro Haaruwn Brown (or Houseshoe).
We've already seen how VR can have some therapeutic benefits, but not the dramatized version. A play called Ugly Lies the Bone emotionally examines how war veterans can heal (or at least treat) their PTSD using virtual reality.
When sleep problems becomes chronic, it can morph into psychophysiological insomnia: As you prepare for bed, you begin to get nervous about sleeping. In this video, David Schulman, MD, director of the Emory Sleep Disorders Laboratory in Atlanta, explains how the body reacts to the expectation of insomnia. He offers simple changes you can make to help break the cycle.
Your favorite music-streaming app is taking artists from its popular RapCaviar playlist on tour to five major US cities. That's right, put down your smartphones and pick up your credit card because these tickets are going to sell fast.
Let's say that you've got the look down, and you have your Steampunk props all ready to go. Congratulations! You're a Steampunk!
If you've been following NextReality, you've surely seen me around, or at least have seen my articles. My name is Jason Odom, aka Subere23, and it's about time for a formal introduction.
This Video is about my Trying a New Braid pattern for a Crochet Weave.
I will Show you in this Video How I dust my Ends... PLEASE NOTE:
This Video will show you How to Do Two Strand Twist. I had been practicing looking at different YouTube Videos
Video: . Marley Hair is Super Cute Curled so I decided to Curl it.
Video: . This Video will Show you how to Stretch your Natural hair with no Heat. I love doing this Method it is just as good as blowing your hair out. It gives your hair length without putting heat to it.
Wise Snacks wants baseball fans to reach for potato chips instead of peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and it's calling augmented reality out of the bullpen to close the deal.
Those of us with modern smartphones know that 4G LTE networks have provided us with a phenomenal experience. One light years beyond what we had access to before. For some time, AT&T has been teasing its dive into the next iteration of network speeds, agonizingly doing so without any specific dates for when they would actually deliver. But today, AT&T confirmed what they call the "5G Evolution," and it's available now.
In an early morning blog post, Microsoft announced the expansion of the Microsoft HoloLens Agency Readiness Partner Program. This announcement comes on the tail of an expanded HoloLens release over the last few months to many countries outside the initial US and Canada.
News: Trimble Releases SketchUp Viewer, the First Commercial HoloLens Application in the Windows Store
Visualization is one of the obvious commercial applications for technology such as Microsoft's HoloLens. The ability to see the assets of a project in different scales—from micro to larger-than-life—with a quick air tap will play a large part in the coming augmented reality revolution. Whether the assets are art for a game, interior design, raw financial data, or architecture, data visualization will play an important role in the future. This is due, in part, to our ability to absorb informat...
Six Flags is teaming up with Samsung to make riding a roller coaster a little more thrilling, and quite possibly a little more nauseating as well.
Atlanta based Microsoft MVP and author of Beginning Kinect Programming with Microsoft Kinect, James Ashley has been running monthly challenges since around the release of the HoloLens Developers Kits. Each month, those of us who follow what happens in the community, can look forward to seeing what creative ideas come out of these challenges. It has been a treat, to say the least, and who knows maybe one of us here at Next Reality even won one of these before his time here.
We know your time is valuable to you, so starting this week — and continuing every Wednesday — we are going to release weekly Dev Reports that quickly highlight important news and updates that augmented and mixed reality developers should know about.
Four augmented reality companies made deals this week to grow their businesses. Two companies, TechSee and Car360, completed funding rounds, while DAQRI signed with a production partner and Decalomania landed a prime spot with a top retailer.
News: We've Found the Back Door HIV Uses to Hide in the Brain—& It Could Help Us Take the Virus Down
Over 1.2 million people in the US are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—and one out of eight of them don't know it. Even after decades of intense research into the virus, there's still no cure for it. One of the big problems is that the virus hides out in certain cells of the body, resisting treatments that kill it.
There are tons of greasy drippings that can be used to flavor up any dish, but none will ever be more delicious than animal fat. The bigger and fatter the animal, the juicier and tastier their fat is. For those of you who have had your fill of bacon-anything, here's your next obsession. It's called caul and its very existence will divide those that are serious about their animal fat flavoring from the pretenders.
Steampunk music is an oft-debated genre, full of bands playing all sorts of different sounds. While this can make it difficult to generalize about the genre as a whole, it means that the average person is bound to like at least some Steampunk bands. That's why it's a great idea to support some independent Steampunk bands this holiday season by buying their music for yourself, or sharing it with someone else.
News: Malaria Eliminated in the US, but Causing a World of Hurt — Know What You Can Do to Protect Yourself When Traveling
While no longer native to the United States, hospitalization from malaria occurs in this country more than most would believe. Why is that, and what can you do to protect yourself when you travel abroad to regions where malaria is active?
The battle between Pepsi and Coke has been a grueling one, with both sides securing their secret formulas for great tasting, addicting sodas behind lock and key.
Recently, buyout talks between Google and Groupon ended with Groupon turning down Google's $6 million offer. But with Amazon backing LivingSocial, should they have? Your guess is as good as mine, but one thing's for sure— Groupon has a great voice, and they're sharing it with the world via their Public Groupon Editorial Manual.
Atlanta based designers Amy Flurry and Nikki Salk collaborate on some fantastic paper installations, which are “fueled by a love of fashion and an appreciation of grace and nuance of this humble material.”
Remember the bile-rising barf cakes previously showcased? If you missed it, be sure to check 'em out. They are ... well, not exactly appetizing.
Tomo Sushi in Atlanta with a friend/vendor on a recent work trip. Expensive but delicious and inspirational presentations. I don't remember exactly which fish this was. It wasn't mackerel or needlefish. The flesh was minced with some green onion and white wine vinegar I think. Good stuff.
What should young athletes ages 7-14 eat to get bigger and stronger? Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Sports Nutritionist, Diane King, discusses the value of energy bars and protein shakes for this age group
Dr. David Marshall of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta about severity, treatment and prevention when dealing with concussions in contact sports.
Director of Sports Medicine at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. David Marshall talks to us about the importance of good foot alignment for overall performance and injury prevention
Dr. David Marshall, Medical Director of Sports Medicine at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta discuss the warning signs, prevention, and treatment of Osgood Schlatter Disease.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Director of Sports Medicine, Dr. David Marshall talks about heat illness and how to prevent it.
Dr. David Marshall, Medical Director of Sports Medicine at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta tells us about Little League Shoulder, an overuse growth plate injury.
Pretty awesome. Also by Karen Portaleo/ Highland Bakery (Octopus Cake). "This giant Sushi Cake was made for the filming of a movie here in Atlanta (shhhh..I can't say which movie yet!) "