243 results for “Hyperreality”

MIT’s new voiceless interface can read the words in your head

Vanessa Bates Ramirez
October 17th 2018

The way we interact with the technology in our lives is getting progressively more seamless. If typing terms or addresses into your phone wasn’t easy enough, now you can just tell Siri to do the search or pull up the directions for you. Don’t feel like getting off the couch to flick a switch, or want your house to be lit up by the time you pull into your driveway? Just tell your Echo home assistant what you want, and …

Ad Blockers Go Real Life

Van Mensvoort
November 3rd 2017
The Brand Killer augmented reality headset boomerangs ad blocking into the physical realm.

Cyborg Cabin Crew

Ruben Baart
May 26th 2017
Air New Zealand is equipping its flight attendants with AR headsets to explore in-flight optimization, giving its passengers a glimpse of what the future air travel service might look like.

Experience Death with VR

Julie Reindl
May 10th 2017
Virtual reality experiment tries to help people frightened of death with outer-body experience.

New AI Model Can Mimic Any Human Voice

Elle Zhan Wei
May 6th 2017
Lyrebird is an AI model capable of synthesizing anyone’s voice from just a one-minute audio sample.

Turn Your Smartphone into a Microscope

Ruben Baart
January 1st 2017
Discover the cellular world with stick-on camera lenses for your smartphone.

Waiter, There’s a Pig in My Soup!

Monika Kozub
October 6th 2016
A miniature piglet staring at you from a soup, to remind you the origins of your meal.

Pokémon Go Improves Players’ Mental Health

Ruben Baart
July 21st 2016
Pokémon Go is shaping social relationships amongst individuals.

Men Pregnancy: Reality or Science-fiction?

Margherita Olivo
January 9th 2016
The first uterus transplant in the United States raises the question: could uterus transplants allow men to get pregnant too?

Smog: an Augmented Reality?

Hendrik-Jan Grievink
December 12th 2015

A few days ago, these images of iconic buildings in Beijing as they look with and without intense smog have been posted on Weibo, one of China’s most popular social media platforms. Interestingly, these images speak the visual language of augmented reality apps, in which an additional layer of information is projected on top of the perceptible environment as seen through the lens of a camera, usually on a hand-held device. But in this particular case, an interesting reversal seems to take place.…

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