Mattel is making toys into movies. What if they became these 8 reality shows instead?

Mattel is making toys into movies What if they became

The toy company Mattel is filming a live-action Barbie film, starting Margot Robbie, and announced today that J.J. Abrams will produce a live-action Hot Wheels film. A press release said Mattel will be turning more toys—from Barbie to many kids’ first experience with sorcery—into feature films: In addition to Hot Wheels, the Mattel Films development … Read more

Meta (Facebook): augmented reality glasses for 2024, Mark Zuckerberg’s complicated challenge

Meta Facebook augmented reality glasses for 2024 Mark Zuckerbergs complicated

News hardware Meta (Facebook): augmented reality glasses for 2024, Mark Zuckerberg’s complicated challenge Published on 04/16/2022 at 19:10 By betting everything on the metaverse, Meta, formerly Facebook, is taking risks. The first is that of failing to offer a convincing pair of glasses to promote augmented reality. Virtual reality, Meta masters, mainly thanks to the … Read more

A 4 V-class metal-free organic lithium-ion battery gets closer to reality

Journal Reference: Yuto Katsuyama, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Kazuyuki Iwase, Yoshiyuki Gambe, Itaru Honma. Are Redox‐Active Organic Small Molecules Applicable for High‐Voltage (>4 V) Lithium‐Ion Battery Cathodes? Advanced Science, 2022; 2200187 DOI: 10.1002/advs.202200187 Unlike conventional lithium-ion batteries, which depend on rare-earth materials such as cobalt and lithium, organic batteries exploit naturally abundant elements such as carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, … Read more

PlayStation VR 2: An exit window for the PS5 virtual reality headset?

PlayStation VR 2 An exit window for the PS5 virtual

News hardware PlayStation VR 2: An exit window for the PS5 virtual reality headset? Published on 04/12/2022 at 17:35 Sony Interactive Entertainment kicked off 2022 with a bang by unveiling the PS VR 2 controllers for the first time. It took a month and a half, but then it was the turn of the headset … Read more

Scavenger nanoparticles could make fuel cell-powered vehicles a reality

Journal Reference: Hua Xie, Xiaohong Xie, Guoxiang Hu, Venkateshkumar Prabhakaran, Sulay Saha, Lorelis Gonzalez-Lopez, Abhijit H. Phakatkar, Min Hong, Meiling Wu, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Vijay Ramani, Mohamad I. Al-Sheikhly, De-en Jiang, Yuyan Shao, Liangbing Hu. Ta–TiOx nanoparticles as radical scavengers to improve the durability of Fe–N–C oxygen reduction catalysts. Nature Energy, 2022; 7 (3): 281 DOI: … Read more

PSVR 2: a developer under the spell after trying the new virtual reality system

PSVR 2 a developer under the spell after trying the

News hardware PSVR 2: a developer under the spell after trying the new virtual reality system Published on 03/25/2022 at 21:24 While it still has no release date, the PSVR 2 headset was nevertheless tried by a few developers during the Game Developers Conference … some of whom communicated their feelings in the process. Summary … Read more

Intensity control of projectors in parallel: A doorway to an augmented reality future

Journal Reference: Takashi Nomoto, Wanlong Li, Hao-Lun Peng, Yoshihiro Watanabe. Dynamic Multi-projection Mapping Based on Parallel Intensity Control. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2022; 1 DOI: 10.1109/TVCG.2022.3150488 Technological advancements continue to redesign the way we interact with digital media, the world around us, and each other. Augmented reality (AR), which uses technology to … Read more

The new HTC Vive Flow virtual reality headset finally available

The new HTC Vive Flow virtual reality headset finally available

News good plan The new HTC Vive Flow virtual reality headset finally available Published on 07/03/2022 at 10:05 A brand new product on the market, the HTC Vive Flow immersive VR glasses aim to improve your well-being on the go. Announced last October, these are finally available at 549 euros at Fnac. Improve your well-being … Read more

Forget handheld virtual reality controllers: a smile, frown or clench will suffice

Journal Reference: Arindam Dey, Amit Barde, Bowen Yuan, Ekansh Sareen, Chelsea Dobbins, Aaron Goh, Gaurav Gupta, Anubha Gupta, Mark Billinghurst. Effects of interacting with facial expressions and controllers in different virtual environments on presence, usability, affect, and neurophysiological signals. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2022; 160: 102762 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2021.102762 An international team of researchers from … Read more

Virtual reality warps your sense of time

Journal Reference: Grayson Mullen, Nicolas Davidenko. Time Compression in Virtual Reality. Timing & Time Perception, 2021; 1 DOI: 10.1163/22134468-bja10034 Mullen designed a maze game that could be played in both virtual reality and conventional formats, then the research team recruited 41 UC Santa Cruz undergraduate students to test the game. Participants played in both formats, … Read more

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