It really is amazing how influential some science fiction writers are in the development of real science. Is it that they truly have insight into the future ( from the future?), or is it that science only pursues the good ideas from Sci-Fy? Take gesture recognition for example.
TiVo Next Gen – What Is Next For TiVo. I don’t know about you but my TV entertainment habits have changed dramatically over the last few years. Since we live in the country and cable is not an option we used Direct TV over satellite dish and we picked packages that met our tastes. We […]
Now the Splash Drone 3. Flying a drone on land is great fun and when you add a camera and virtual reality glasses the fun goes exponential! Now that this level of excitement and add waterproof package and you have something very special. This is what the founder of Swellpro set out to do only […]
A Personal Humanoid Robot. Unbelievably, it is possible to buy a home robot today! I mean yesterday’s science fiction is today’ science. Artificial intelligence science plus two decades of robotics engineering has finally made it possible to buy a reasonably priced home robot that just a few years ago would have cost hundreds of thousands […]
My wife and I have very different opinions of technologies like Amazon Echo. I think that voice recognition technology tied to a computer search is a huge step forward over typing on a keyboard or smartphone. She believes that it is big brother trying to collect data on you, so at best they can tailor […]
New HP Z VR Backpack – Wearable VR PC This is a bit of a surprise! When most virtual reality systems developers are working to design headsets or glasses to be smaller, lighter, faster and have amazing graphics, one major player has gone the other way. HP has just released a wearable backpack virtual reality […]
Artificial Intelligence and Android Science Come Together In A Toy Robot. Mechanical and electronics engineering along with advances in material science are paving the way for significant steps forward in the field of human like robots. Artificial intelligence which needs a platform of fast energy efficient computing power to flourish is at the same time […]
New Product that is deep learning enabled! You may not have thought of Amazon as an artificial intelligence development company. If fact they have dedicated significant resources to A.I. and machine learning over the last two decades. Now through there services division they are offering software and hardware tools to machine learning developers and the […]
A Toy Robot Would Be For Kids Right? It is said that science mirrors science fiction. For sure this is true when you are talking about artificial intelligence and robot science. It could also be said that when it comes to robot designs, commercial robots mirror the latest toy robots. As designers start pushing the […]
Kickstarter AI Robot Toy In Time For Christmas. Sometimes I wish I was a kid again. Some of the best Christmas that I remember involved Hot-wheels cars and tracks. Later it was chemistry sets and electronics experimental kits. Today we have real fighting AI robots toys that feature virtual reality interfaces! Unbelievable!
We All Should Be Concerned About A.I. Cyber-security. When we talk about a future ( near future ) where artificial intelligence programs are controlling everything from our medical system, education system, our vehicles and our household robots we have to also talk about cyber security. With the latest revelation of a major breech of the […]
I have noticed that we are starting to see augmented reality glasses (or mixed reality ) in action movies. Typically they are being used in these shows by either military types of spies. A New York based company Six15 Technologies recently had some of there wearable VR tech showcased on America Assassin. ( See good […]
3D Virtual Reality Creations Can Make You Money! It does seem that virtual reality hardware in the form of headsets and fast processors has arrived before there is a lot of content to choose from. I know for myself, I am still investigating what there is out there that I can use as an excuse […]