Innovations in modern PC design are taking VR to new heights. Over six million dedicated VR systems were sold last year, but this week at E3, the giant gaming and entertainment conference in Los Angeles, many people experienced for the first time technology breakthroughs that are leading VR further into the mainstream. Systems that power VR have different needs … Continued
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A sport steeped in tradition gets a tech infusion, as real-time data helps analyze the action. Lore has it that English shepherds in the 16th century swung their staffs, called criccs, like bats and the game of cricket was born. It has grown into a sport of intense strategy, technique and athletic skill, and today cricket … Continued
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Intel Extreme Masters Sydney gaming competition intensifies Australia’s role in the rising esports economy. For a year, Chris Orfanellis lived with his Australian teammates in the Downtown Grand, a low-key hotel and hotspot for esports competitions in the heart of Las Vegas. They played Counter-Strike almost daily, removing the furniture from their suite to make … Continued
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The 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival took fans into the future when 300 synchronized Shooting Star drones illuminated the night sky above center stage. A crowd of more than 100,000 Coachella concertgoers saw history in the making when 300 Intel Shooting Star drones colored the night sky. The dancing drones took the shape … Continued
Timelapse photographers zigzagged 150,000 miles across the U.S. to capture the wonders of the dark skies and raise awareness about the growing threat of light pollution. Their family and friends think they’re crazy for devoting so many nights to create Skyglow, a book and video born from Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic’s passion for nature … Continued
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A giant intelligent screen called Wonderwall brings to life computer generated images of autonomous vehicles, smart cities and homes, all connected in harmony by 5G wireless technologies. While an Etch A Sketch unleashes the art of 2D doodling, metal pin art allows people to explore the wonderment of our 3D world. Now digital pin art … Continued
Tech-savvy basketball star teamed up with Intel to take bounce pass from drone at the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest during the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend. Growing up in Silicon Valley, Aaron Gordon embraced technology and creativity at an early age. Today, the Orlando Magic forward uses his interest in innovation to push his All-Star basketball … Continued
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This cancer patient sequenced his DNA, found a trial treatment that’s working and now he’s using music to raise money for technologies that can make genomic healthcare — precision medicine — available to people fighting deadly diseases. Told he didn’t have long to live, 46-year-old Bryce Olson is watching his prescribed expiration date shrink in the … Continued
From artificial intelligence-powered smartphone apps to wearable technologies, new innovations are helping people find and stick with meditation and stress-relief methods best suited for their lifestyle. In many ways, technology contributes to high stress levels by encouraging a breakneck, get-this-done-yesterday pace. Some innovators, however, are using tech to reduce stress, encourage calmness and improve wellbeing. … Continued
Experts explain how mindshifts and new technologies can lead to smarter, accessible healthcare services. Reports show global healthcare IT could become a $200 billion industry by 2020, but experts say these are challenging times for healthcare organizations navigating regulations and a wave of digital health data technologies. Using technology to improve healthcare quality, safety and efficiency … Continued
A look at new technology innovations shaping the future of consumer and commercial drones. Sales of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) are expected to nearly triple in the next three years, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. This growth is driven by drone technology innovation that’s bringing new capabilities and uses for flying robots, beyond fun and … Continued
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego built an artificially intelligent camera technology, powered by an Intel Edison module, that could lead to autonomous monitoring systems for tracking endangered species. The world’s ocean ecosystems are in serious danger. Across the globe, warming ocean temperatures, ocean acidification, over-fishing, and habitat destruction are threatening countless marine … Continued
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In the Salad Bowl, Silicon Prairie and other top producing farmlands of the world, attention is turning to technology and education to bring agriculture into the Digital Age. California’s first tech pioneers didn’t innovate in a garage. They worked out of a barn. These early risk-takers aggressively developed effective farming tools in the 1800s, turning California into an … Continued
Experts explain how the youngest generations are driving retailers to use data analytics technologies that merge in-store with online shopping experiences. Seller beware: Much of what you learned about millennial shoppers, anyone between the ages of 20-36, will be turned on its head by Generation Z. Experts say the increasing buying power and technology-shaped behaviors … Continued
Researchers use leading edge, 3D heart simulations to create a “library of hearts” that can help improve precision care in the fight against cardiovascular disease. Blood-red plastic models of the human heart with sections showing interconnected chambers are great for understanding human anatomy but now seem antiquated compared to the 3D Living Heart model enabled … Continued
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At the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show, new technologies leveraging compact computer power, sensors and real-time data aim to improve performance and bring new experiences to life. Innovative people push the boundaries of technology to create new ways of unleashing human imagination and potential. A slew of new technologies revealed at the 2017 Consumer Electronics … Continued
Aircraft maker Airbus is turning to smart industrial drones, data analytics and machine learning to make aircraft inspections easier and faster. One day while working on a shiny new Airbus A350 aircraft, Ronie Gnecco figured it was time to build a better relationship between drones and passenger airplanes. His bold idea to use flying robots for … Continued
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The second annual Flying Robot International Film Festival shows how rapidly advancing drone technologies are helping filmmakers expand their craft. In a year when drones helped people set world records, redefine industrial manufacturing and spread social good, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) continued to help filmmakers evolve the art of visual storytelling. Some of the best … Continued
Disney’s “Moana” premiere event in Hollywood used multi-streaming video to put fans in control of how they experienced the live event over the internet. Anyone attending or viewing the “blue” carpet world premiere of Walt Disney Animation Studio’s “Moana” at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre got to see Dwayne Johnson swaying his hips to the island … Continued
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