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Google To Showcase India's 'Lively' Miniature Paintings With AI, AR
Google To Showcase India's 'Lively' Miniature Paintings With AI, AR

New Delhi: Google Arts and Culture on Thursday announced it has partnered with the National Museum in New Delhi to showcase miniature paintings in a magical new way with using technologies like machine learning, Augmented Reality (AR) and high-definition robotic cameras. Inspired by the domes and doorways that punctuate Indian homes and public spaces, this […]

Google Making AR/VR More Immersive On Consumer Devices

San Francisco: A team of Google researchers has created a new technology to take the immersive augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences to a new level. New research shows the ability to record, reconstruct, compress, and deliver high-quality immersive light field videos, lightweight enough to be streamed over regular Wi-Fi. “We’re making this […]

IFA 2019: Lenovo Unveils Array Of Next-Gen Devices

Berlin: Chinese technology major Lenovo on Friday unveiled an array of new laptops and smartphones, augmented reality (AR) and mobile devices at the annual tech industry’s event “IFA 2019” here. The new line-up of Lenovo Yoga series laptops has Yoga C940 (14/15 inch), S740 (14/15-inch), C740 (14/15-inch) and C640 (13-inch). The 14-inch Lenovo Yoga C940 […]

Facebook dials Netflix to support its TV chat device: Report

San Francisco: Facebook is launching its own TV streaming service this fall and has reportedly approached Netflix, Disney, Hulu, HBO and other media companies for a new TV chat device for making video calls from TVs. According to a report in The Information late Wednesday, the Facebook TV chat device will use the same technology […]

Instagram quietly rolls out new Stories design in India

New Delhi: Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design on its Stories option in India. The semi-circular selector wheel design, spotted this week, has reduced and categorised the previous eight camera options to three — Live, Camera and Create — along with the flash option at the centre of the screen. […]

LG Uplus to create more 5G-based AR content

Seoul: LG Uplus Corp. on Friday said it will invest 10 billion Won ($8.4 million) to create a wide range of augmented reality (AR) content based on its 5G network to attract more premium service users. As 5G networks can handle heavy data volume with little latency, the telecom operator has focused on creating augmented […]

AR, VR to help 100 million shoppers by 2020

Mumbai: By 2020, 100 million people would shop in-store and online using Augmented Reality (AR), enabling people to visualise products in different settings, market research firm Gartner said on Monday. Once technologies like AR and Virtual Reality (VR) get powered by 5G capabilities, it would lead to multiple uses like real-time rendering for immersive videos, […]

Google Maps AR navigation feature testing begins for select users

San Francisco: Google is letting some of its select users test the augmented reality (AR) navigation feature for Google Maps — a feature that would provide people with directions from the phone’s camera in real time. According to a report by The Verge, David Pierce from The Wall Street Journal got hands-on experience of the […]

Google working on standalone AR headset 'Google A65': Report

San Francisco: Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, code named “Google A65,” according to documents obtained by German news site WinFuture. Google is working with Taiwanese manufacturer “Quanta” on the AR headset which is the same company that was involved in the production of the “Pixel C” tablet that was […]

T-Hub, Facebook launch accelerator programme in AR/VR

Hyderabad: Startup incubator T-Hub in partnership with Facebook has launched the India Innovation Hub Accelerator Programme to foster innovation in Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) space. T-Hub and Facebook will aid the selected start-ups working in the field with cutting edge technology to scale using innovation programmes, global outreach and technology depth. Start-ups, which are in […]