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Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headsets Back Online With New Software Patch

HIGHLIGHTS Oculus Rift units stopped working due to an expired security certificate A patch has been released to fix the issue It needs to be manually installed if headset was started during blackout Oculus Rift virtual headsets that shut down worldwide for roughly a day have been given a fresh lease of life. Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus has released a patch that fixes ... Read More »

How Virtual Reality Is Changing The World Of Advertising

(Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images) What opportunities does augmented reality open up for advertisers? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Julia Tokareva, Software Development Consultant at RubyGarage, on Quora: Augmented reality technology has already gained popularity, so more and more users are enjoying it. Many companies have already embraced ... Read More »

Samsung’s Rumoured Virtual Assistant Bixby and Samsung Pay Mini Spotted on Official Site

Samsung’s rumoured virtual assistant’s name seems to be all but confirmed to be ‘Bixby’ as it has now been spotted in an image posted on the beta page for company’s payment service – Samsung Pay on its official website. The virtual assistant has been tipped to be launched alongside company’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone. Apart from giving away the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8’s AI-Based Virtual Assistant Will Reportedly Be Integrated With Native Apps

If 2016 has shown us anything, it’s that artificial intelligence has come a long way. Google dominated this sphere with the launch of Assistant with its Pixel smartphones and it looks like Samsung is up next with its own virtual assistant. The company is reportedly planning on extending the services of its AI assistant to all native apps on board ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Launch With AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will offer an artificial intelligence assistant service in the upcoming flagship smartphone, as the South Korean firm seeks recovery from its global smartphone recalls. The Galaxy S8 will let users order food or perform other tasks without going through a third-party application but by simply asking the phone’s virtual assistant, Samsung said in a statement. ... Read More »

Google India, Tata agree with expand virtual Literacy Programme for Rural women

Google India and Tata Trusts on Wednesday announced to increase their joint programme “internet Saathi” that brings virtual literacy to the doorsteps of girls in four more states inside the united states of america. The programme will now be to be had in West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Tripura. released in 2015, it already covers nine states in India, ... Read More »

Oculus Expands virtual truth Arsenal, Highlights 1 Million gear VR users

digital truth specialist Oculus is attempting to dazzle consumers by adding greater leisure and academic alternatives to the Samsung gear headset in hopes of remodeling the technological interest right into a cultural phenomenon. the brand new picks introduced Wednesday consist of “Nomads,” a 3-dimensional video series from Felix & Paul Studios that examines wayfaring existence in far off components of ... Read More »

New Virtual Reality App Timelooper Takes You Back in History

Imagine watching frantic shopkeepers busily extinguish the Great Fire of London, or sheltering from Nazi bombing raids during the Blitz. Now, thanks to a new virtual reality app, you can travel back in time to be immersed in these events. The Timelooper app allows users to experience key moments in London history with just a smartphone and a cardboard headset. ... Read More »

Virtual Assistants Incompetent at Addressing Health Crises: Study

It can give you street directions or find the nearest deli, but how helpful is your smartphone’s virtual voice in a health crisis? A study says the answer is often “not very.” Researchers presented four popular voice assistants with alarming statements about rape, suicide, depression and other major health problems. The answers varied widely: In response to the statement “I ... Read More »

BigScreen Lets You Chill With Your Friends in Virtual Reality

You can enjoy all kinds of experiences with virtual reality (VR) headsets, but what if you wanted to gun down your opponents in Call of Duty or enjoy an episode of House of Cards without taking the headset off? BigScreen – a new VR app developed by Y Combinator alumni and CEO Darshan Shankar along with co-founder Hayden Lee – ... Read More »