WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 27, 2018 - HoloLamp to Unveil the World’s First Real-Life Optical 3D Illusions for Restaurants and Real Estate at Upcoming Consumer Electronics Show
(Worldkings.org) HoloLamp, the first portable, glasses-free augmented reality device that creates optical 3D illusions directly in the user environment, is bringing to market new real-life applications for restaurants and real estate. At the 2018 International Consumer Electronics Show, HoloLamp will launch two solutions to enhance both the hospitality dining experience and designing or envisioning home and office spaces.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 26, 2018 - Internet of cows? Smart ear tag takes cattle tracking into the future
(Worldkings.org) From self-driving tractors to robot farmers, there are plenty of ways that the agricultural world is adjusting to the tech revolution. Adding yet another innovation to the collection is Australian startup Ceres Tag, which has developed a new smart ear tag for cattle.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 26, 2018 - Vibration-sensing tech turns any ‘dumb’ surface into a smart touch-sensitive one
(Worldkings.org) It’s no exaggeration to say that smart devices are virtually everywhere these days. But what if that was literally true, and it was possible to use a special chip to transform any “dumb” surface into a touch-sensitive one able to act as a computer input? That science fiction idea is what U.K.-based startup HyperSurfaces is working hard to achieve. Utilizing special vibration sensors and some impressive machine learning technology, the company wants to turn everything into a smart object capable of recognizing user interactions.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 23, 2018 - Instead of a Password, This Security System Unlocks via Your Heartbeat
(Worldkings.org) Worried about making your computing more secure? Recent research suggests all you need is to put your heart into it.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 21, 2018 - Google's AI can tell when someone is peeping at your phone
(Worldkings.org) Over-the-shoulder face detection could keep your data private.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 20, 2018 - Jaguar’s V2X tech: Stay in the green zone to time the traffic lights just right
(Worldkings.org) Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) communication will form one of the pillars of the self-driving car revolution, but it could offer benefits to human drivers in the interim. Part of a UK£20 million collaborative research project Jaguar Land Rover is participating in, the "Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory" system, or GLOSA, is designed to help drivers get green lights wherever they go and is being trialed on a specially kitted-out F-Pace.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 20, 2018 - New straw is reusable, "chewable" and spin-dryable
(Worldkings.org) The drinking straw seems pretty simple and unassuming, but it's contributing to one of the most pressing environmental problems today. With millions of them used and discarded every day in the US alone, it's no wonder the little plastic pipes are piling up in the oceans. To help cut back on that, a start-up in Singapore is getting ready to launch the Chew, a reusable straw with a "chewable" rubber tip and a spin-dry mechanism.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 17, 2018 - L'Oréal's new electronic wearable tracks UV exposure, without batteries
(Worldkings.org) While we all appreciate the importance of limiting our exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays, actually keeping track of the amount can be difficult. L'Oréal's new My Skin Track UV is designed to help. It's described as "the first battery-free wearable electronic to measure UV exposure."
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 17, 2018 - Fusion breakthrough as China's "artificial sun" reaches 100 million degrees
(Worldkings.org) The day of clean, limitless energy from nuclear fusion has taken another step closer thanks to China's Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST). During a four-month experiment, the "Chinese artificial sun" reached a core plasma temperature of over 100 million degrees Celsius – that's more than six times hotter than the interior of the Sun – and a heating power of 10 MW, enabling the study of various aspects of practical nuclear fusion in the process.
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