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A-ha! This app turns your living room into a 1980’s music video using augmented reality / Boing Boing

A-ha!This app turns your living room into a 1980's music video using augmented reality I lived through the eighties and I approve of Trixi Studios’ "Take On Me" iOS (proof-of-concept only) app which turns your surroundings into a pencil-sketched, a-ha-style music video using augmented reality.The Chicago-based team created it with Apple's ARKit,…
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Inside Facebook’s virtual reality chat room

Facebook is developing a virtual-reality chat room, which it hopes will be the most "immersive" way for people to communicate online.The BBC's Chris Foxx asked Facebook's Rachel Franklin why people would prefer to make a virtual reality call, rather than a regular video call. Facebook hopes the feature will be the "most immersive" way for Oculus…
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Stanford built a ‘4D’ camera for cars, robots and VR

As a result, the team's robot eye has the ability to refocus images after they're taken, which is light field photography's most popular feature.That small device can adjust the focus of an image, because it also uses light field imaging tech.The researchers compare the difference between looking through a normal camera and the one they designed…
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