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Apple releases new products at Worldwide Developers Conference

Held in San Jose, California, the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2017) released a number of new products such as the new iPad, MacBook and MacBook Pro and iMac Pro. It also showcased the new HomePod, Apple’s answer to Google Home and …Continue reading

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Reigns Supreme During Google I/O

Day 2 and Day 3 of Google’s annual developer conference delved deeper into its virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) initiatives. Google showcased Seurat Technology which allows users to take high-end, film-quality 3D scenes and turn them into a format that …Continue reading

Day 1 of Google’s Annual Developer Conference Brings Spate of New Applications

Day one of Google’s annual three-day developer conference brought together industry experts from all across the world and a spate of announcements from Google. During the keynote address, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company has reached the milestone of getting …Continue reading

Locally Developed Simulator Promises to Train Surgery Students on MIS Procedures

Prohibitive cost of commercially available simulators has so far prevented their uptake by healthcare providers in the country. The traditional practice of imparting training of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) at medical colleges in Pakistan has been through apprenticeships. Junior doctors are placed …Continue reading

Team Pakistan Wins the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge

A Pakistani team comprising of Hooriya Anam, Arsalan Javed, and Awais Shafique from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) won first place at the Stanford Center on Longevity and Design Challenge 2017. The team beat several other universities including the …Continue reading

An App to Capture Virtual Reality Videos with a Smartphone

To let you capture immersive virtual reality clips with only a smartphone, startup Emergent VR is making an app that combines video with spherical photos. A startup has come up with a way to use your smartphone to take photos and video …Continue reading

Get to Grips with Virtual Objects Using This Stripped-Down Glove

Keyboards, mice, and touch screens all have their uses but have distinct limitations. They’re not particularly good for interacting with 3-D objects, such as those found in virtual reality or design programs. A company called Gest thinks its device, which slides onto …Continue reading

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