It was a long time coming, but we finally have a meaningful conclusion to the legal case against augmented reality startup Meta Company.
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.
The legal drama framing the closure of Meta Company continues even after the company's assets have been sold to a new owner.
A new profile on Apple's exiting design chief Jony Ive, the man behind many of the company's most successful products, paints a fuller picture of what led to his departure.
In the latest update to the ongoing Meta Company patent infringement case, the court has responded to a request from the defendants, and the answer isn't good news.
Automotive augmented reality company WayRay has set its destination for a $1 billion valuation with an estimated time of arrival of 2019, and it has just passed a major milestone towards that goal.
Months after Next Reality broke the story surrounding the financial troubles at Meta Company, there's a new update in the company's ongoing patent lawsuit.
With augmented reality making its way into the mainstream, consumers have been expecting a company bloodbath for a while now, one that will have a ton of casualties. Blippar has been expected to be one of those casualties due to the reported loss of millions of dollars earlier this year. Now, their situation might be made worse as the creators of the Layar app, Raimo van der Klein and Martin Lens-Fitzgerald, are rumored to be asking for their company back.
The annual Augmented World Expo (AWE) typically packs the front page of Next Reality with new products and services from companies in the augmented reality industry.
In what's becoming something of a regular occurrence, Magic Leap has yet another internal, unforced error on its hands. Thankfully, this time it's not about legal skirmishes or theft, but a rather unusual break from company protocol that has been quickly swept under the rug.
When you run an augmented reality company worth billions of dollars, backed by some of the biggest names in tech, and you haven't even released a product yet, even late night tweetstorms rank as worthy of dissection. Such is the case with Rony Abovitz, CEO of Magic Leap, who decided to spend a little time on Twitter on Wednesday to outline his vision of the future of immersive computing.
The easiest way around a security policy is to find users who don't follow it. The Have I Been Pwned database identifies accounts with information breached by major third parties like Yahoo and LinkedIn. With Maltego, hackers can locate breached accounts created using company email addresses, potentially giving attackers access to a company account if the employee reuses a compromised password.
After a $20 million funding round fell through, augmented reality headset maker Meta Company has been forced to furlough (or place on temporary leave of absence) approximately 65% of its workforce for 30 days.
Patent holder Genedics, LLC has filed a legal complaint alleging that hand-tracking startup Leap Motion is infringing on its intellectual property.
Welcome back, my future hackers! After my first tutorial about doxing, I decided I would dive a little bit deeper into the world of social engineering. In this tutorial we will learn some basic social engineering techniques to get into a company building, find out more information about the company's security, and maybe even exploit the company's computers if you get the chance.
After entering the UK's version of bankruptcy last month, Blippar's assets are up for sale, and bidding ended today.
All the cash Magic Leap is amassing is probably going a long way toward hardware development and manufacturing, but it's also becoming increasingly clear that a large portion of that cash will be devoted to content. The latest proof is a new partnership between Magic Leap and the UK's Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).
The gaming company Ivanovich Games has created a sort of "game-ception" using Apple's ARKit. They have designed a Steam-powered playable arcade machine game called "Operation Warcade" which can now be projected into real life using augmented reality, creating a true "go inside the video game" experience.
Ask anyone that works on the development of driverless vehicle technology and there is a very good chance that AutonomouStuff will have supplied something to their project.
Since The Guardian published leaked documents exposing the depth of the NSA's spying powers, many people who've never put much effort into protecting their privacy are finally starting to pay attention. Evidence of public opinion concerning PRISM can be seen from the rise in traffic for pro-privacy sites like DuckDuckGo to the petitions demanding that the program be scaled back or done away with altogether. Some would argue that you waive your right to privacy by signing the terms of agreemen...
With autonomous technology being developed so quickly, auto companies have begun working on the next step in driverless development, passenger safety. German automotive supplier ZF has begun giving this some thought and has come up with a new kind of airbag, one that could define safety features in autonomous vehicles.
At the moment, it would be safe to say that demand for devices running Tango, Google's augmented reality smartphone platform, is relatively low among consumers. Kaon Interactive, a B2B software company who has built more than 5,000 interactive applications for use at trade shows, remote sales demonstrations, and other customer engagements, is betting that there is a market for the devices in sales and marketing.
Perhaps it's a coincidence that the Vuzix Blade smartglasses look like the sunglasses that a police officer would wear, but a new partnership with an AI software company makes the wearable a perfect fit for law enforcement.
A sizzle reel just released by augmented reality cloud company 6D.ai shows off what kind of hyper-realistic AR experiences developers can build with its SDK.
Data for mapping and other applications is the lifeblood of machine-driven cars, and so far, Tesla has taken a definitive lead in information it has gathered ahead of other driverless players, including Waymo.
Augmented reality startup 6D.ai is now accepting applicants for the closed beta of its 6D SDK. While operating in the background on a smartphone, the computer vision platform captures a dense 3D mesh in real time using just the device's camera (such a feat typically requires a depth sensor).
After years of rumors, we got our Apple Watch, and we have our anniversary iPhone, so now everyone has moved on to a new Apple rumor obsession: Apple smartglasses. And, in keeping with Apple rumor tradition, we're getting some pretty imaginative ideas of what the next big Apple product might look like.
Need help with Satellite Uplinks in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 on the Xbox 360? Jack and Geoff from Achievement Hunter give you this two-part video guide on finding all 24 M-Com Stations. In the first video, see the locations of the first 12 M-COM Stations that you must explode for great glory! Part two of this tutorial reveals the last 12 locations, along with the location of the Holy Grail. They also finally break that barrier and hug each other. And they also pick up the Complete Blackout ...
The Recon character class in Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam is a thinly veiled sniper, and utilizing their target-spotting functionality is key to effective sniping in this game. This video is a complete guide to effective Recon play, teaching you about all your abilities, guns, and how you can spot targets to make yourself much more effective from much further away.
The Assault class in Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam is a nice simple class that can kill people quickly and support your team by providing them with extra ammo packs. This video will teach you some strategies for dominating as the Assault and also analyze the different weapons you can choose for the class.
Every effective combat team needs a Medic, and in Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam this is especially true. This video will show you some strategies you can you to play the Medic class effectively and also analyze all of their class-specific weapons.
Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam might have the convoluted title of any map pack released in the history of gaming, but it is a great one and must-buy for all your BBC2 players out there. This video will teach you how to jump into three obscure hidden sniper spots scattered across the maps, allowing you to rack up kills while confusing and infuriating your opponents. Perfect.
Coleslaw is always a nice sidedish, whether you are having a BBQ or a traditional dinner. In this video, Betty shows us a new variation on the traditional salad. This coleslaw recipe is fruity and sweet, instead of tangy and salty. You and your family will love this interesting new twist!
After watching this two-part walkthrough, you'll be able to master the Atacama Desert map on the Onslaught Co-Op DLC mode for Battlefield: Bad Company 2. And we're not kidding, because this video guide is played on Hardcore Difficulty, the toughest of the difficulties. It might be a good idea for you to complete Hardcore Difficulty with a full squad of 4 players: 2 Engineers, 1 Assault, and 1 Medic.
In this two-part video walkthrough, watch and learn how to play the Nelson Bay map on the Onslaught Co-Op DLC mode for Battlefield: Bad Company 2. This is no easy task, especially when you're playing on Hardcore Difficulty! It might be a good idea for you to complete Hardcore Difficulty with a full squad of 4 players: 1 of each class.
Chances are, if you're a branding or marketing professional, you've been tasked to come up with a new name for a product, a service, or maybe even a company at some point in your career. Maybe you're trying to come up with a new brand name right now. Well, there are objective measurements for choosing new names, and if you need help figuring these out, watch this video tutorial to learn how to develop a new product or company name that will stand out among your competitors, presented by namin...
Check out this clip from IGN and learn how to level up faster with these squad combat musts for Battlefield: Bad Company 2. If working as a team is a new concept for you, check out this quick tutorial. This detailed video will help you get in the team spirit and blow through your enemies in no time.
If you have the DLC Onslaught for Battlefield: Bad Company 2, try following along with this video walkthrough to see how to beat the Valparaiso map on the Onslaught Co-Op Mode. And you're not going to learn just how to beat Valparaiso on Onslaught, but you're going to see how to win on Hardcore Difficulty. It might be a good idea for you to complete Hardcore Difficulty with a full squad of 4 players: 2 Engineers, 1 Assault, and 1 Medic.
The first thing you need to do in this mission on Battlefield Bad Company 2 is to hop out of the copter and get in the sand buggy and head to your marked location. You'll need to locate and head to each station on the map: Bravo Base Station, Charlie Base Station, and Alpha Base Station. After that, complete the Triangulation Point. Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to complete the Sangre Del Toro mission in Bad Company 2 on the PS3.
Things are really heating up now with that the Russians are putting on the pressure in Battlefield Bad Company 2. This time your helicopter gets hit by an RPG and you need to put it down and make your way through the clearing in the jungle. Destroy all the M-Com Stations, and nobody can die. Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to complete the No One Gets Left Behind mission in Bad Company 2 on the PS3.