Varjo today announced the launch of Varjo Reality Cloud, the company’s XR cloud streaming platform that’s aimed at making XR more scalable in enterprise settings by doing the heavy lifting of rendering in the cloud. At the outset the company is targeting the automotive industry, but plans to enable enterprises more broadly with support for […]
The proteins that control our lives are like rolling tumbleweeds. Each has a tangled, unique shape, with spiky side-branches dotting its surface. Hidden in the nooks and crannies are the locks to battle our most notorious foes—cancer, diabetes, infections, or even aging—if we can find the right key. We just got a universal key maker. […]
Power semiconductor maker ROHM says that its new GNE10xxTB series of 150V gallium nitride (GaN) high-electron-mobility transistors (HEMTs) increases the gate withstand voltage (rated gate-source voltage) to what is claimed to be an industry-leading 8V – ideally to be applied in power supply circuits for industrial equipment such as base stations and data centers along with Internet of Things (IoT) communication devices...
In operation, Mercedes’ new Drive Pilot appears to be similar to many other “traffic jam assistant” solutions available on the market. A Drive Pilot-equipped S-Class or EQS will assume command of the car’s speed, steering, and brakes on specific highways below 40 mph to move you forward in traffic. However, there is one significant difference: […]
Judge Alan Albright of the Western District of Texas has thrown out a lawsuit alleging Epic Games infringed a series of patents with the in-game communication system of its popular "Fortnite" game, finding that western Texas was the wrong place for the case.
Pirelli, the Italian tire maker, announced today the introduction in North America of its first-ever replacement tire for electric vehicles: the P Zero All Season Plus with Elect Marking. The Elect marking on Pirelli’s tires indicates several distinct advantages. First, the tire has low rolling resistance, which increases driving range and reduces energy consumption, making […]
Snap announced it’s acquired neurotech startup NextMind, a Paris-based company known for creating a $400 pint-sized brain-computer interface (BCI). In a blog post, Snap says NextMind will help drive “long-term augmented reality research efforts within Snap Lab,” the company’s hardware team that’s currently building AR devices. “Snap Lab’s programs explore possibilities for the future of the […]