One of the biggest challenges to mixed reality (MR) headsets is the size. Compared to virtual reality (VR), MR headsets like the Magic Leap One and Microsoft HoloLens are small. But on the muted Jackson Pollock-style carpet of the Mirage Hotel at CES, the company Nreal announced a pair of MR glasses the size of a pair of chunky Oakley sunglasses. Now playing: Watch this: Nreal Light headset is a small Magic Leap One 1:36 The small size and bold primary colors are part of the Nreal Light's consumer audience. Nreal takes a similar approach as Magic Leap by separating the glasses and the processor. There is an over-the-shoulder cable that connects the glasses and processor pack which is appropriately called "toast" due to its size. It has a Snapdragon 845 processor the same used in flagship Android phones like the Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Sticking with food analogies, the controller is called "oreo" and is about the size of… well, an Oreo. And … [Read more...] about We found the poor man’s Magic Leap headset at CES 2019
Man versus food
This article was originally published as a TechRepublic cover story. In Tennessee, the owners of a farm dating back to the mid-1800s are changing how they grow food in dramatic ways. Drones, satellite imagery, and precision farming are part of the technology being used to improve costs, yield, and other key factors at the 2,500-acre Crafton Farms in Portland, TN. Technology is changing the world, and farming is catching up. The introduction of everything from automated farm equipment to a wide array of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors that measure soil moisture and drones that keep track of crops have changed the business of agriculture. Some experts even call this movement " Agriculture 4.0"--a term used by the World Government Summit. A digital farm is more efficient and sustainable than its counterparts of the past. On a smart, digital farm, crops are likely grown using precision agriculture, tractors might be self-driving, the harvest could be determined by digital imagery of … [Read more...] about Agriculture 4.0: How digital farming is revolutionizing the future of food
By Craig Hlavaty Updated 9:56 am CDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 PHOTOS: Celebrities' brushes with Houston recalled Houston has had plenty of famous and infamous visitors over the past 181 years. Some had stranger times in the Bayou City than others. See who else has come to Houston and had a heck of a time... less PHOTOS: Celebrities' brushes with Houston recalled Houston has had plenty of famous and infamous visitors over the past 181 years. Some had stranger times in the Bayou City than others. See who else has ... more Photo: Larry Reese, HC Staff Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, circled, is one of the 15 suspects in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi named by Turkish officials. He is seen traveling with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman earlier this year in Houston. less Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, circled, is one of the 15 suspects in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi named by Turkish … [Read more...] about Houston’s famous (and infamous) visitors over the decades
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN: It's Sunday, August nineteenth. I am Margaret Brennan and this is FACE THE NATION. Fighting a wave of negative publicity sparked by the release of a tell-all book along with embarrassing secret audio recordings, President Trump tried to change the subject. He revoked the security clearance of one of his harshest critics, former CIA chief John Brennan. He threatened to do the same with another nine national security officials he either disagrees with or fired. Among the dozens of former intelligence officials who swiftly condemned the President's action was former CIA director Leon Panetta. We'll hear from him. Our CBS News Battleground Tracker shows the race for control of the House could be shifting. We'll take a look at the critical role of female voters and the record-breaking number of women running for office. Two Democrats, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Virginia … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on August 19, 2018
Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Travis VanderZanden, chief executive of electric scooter start-up Bird, is unperturbed by how San Francisco and other cities are in an uproar over the dockless vehicles. Electric scooter start-ups have spread from Santa Monica, Calif. to several cities around the country. Not everyone is happy about that. Credit Coley Brown for The New York Times Supported by ByNellie Bowles and David Streitfeld April 20, 2018 VENICE, Calif. — Travis VanderZanden, the chief executive of electric scooter company Bird Rides, surveyed the new indoor park at his office one morning this week. While the space is still under construction, it will eventually have a winding path and a park scene, with benches and trees, he said. It will be made to take his little Bird scooters on scenic trips inside the confines of the 20,000-square-foot office situated near the Pacific Ocean and, more important to him, on Electric Avenue here in … [Read more...] about Electric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off.