Bouygues Telecom team with BETC to launch a 100% offline website

Bouygues Telecom team with BETC to launch a 100% offline website

Bouygues Telecom, one of the top French Internet Service Providers, launched a new service, “Guaranteed Internet”: an ensured internet access for its subscribers, even when their connection is down, thanks to a 4G mobile hotspot router. But here’s the thing. Not everyone is a Bouygues client. So, for all those that have not yet subscribed […]

Gekko’s new study reveals Brits love smart home tech but are often left baffled by it

Gekko’s new study reveals Brits love smart home tech but are often left baffled by it

The results from a recent study published today by field marketing agency Gekko entitled ‘Smart Home Shopper’ reveals that more than half of Brits have purchased smart technology for their homes – but have little idea how to use it. The study which investigated smart home purchasing behaviour found that 56 percent of adults have […]

Coty unveils AR mirror that’s activated when shoppers pick up a lipstick

Coty unveils AR mirror that’s activated when shoppers pick up a lipstick

Beauty giant Coty has unveiled a smart augmented reality ‘magic mirror’ in its Bourjois boutique in Paris which lets users try on products virtually when they physically pick them up. Coty is describing the tech as “blended reality”. It’s been designed to promote Bourjous’ new ‘Velvet’ lipstick range, and to activate it users stand in […]

Bareburger’s AR menu lets customers scan a Snapcode and see any dish before ordering

Bareburger’s AR menu lets customers scan a Snapcode and see any dish before ordering

 Fast-casual burger restaurant Bareburger expects to soon replace all of its paper menus with 3D models of its burgers and other items rendered in augmented reality, but for now, the company is preparing some rather interesting limited AR interactions. The up-and-coming restaurant chain, framed by some as one of the hottest in the US, […]

Fred & Farid Los Angeles unveils “Ocean Miner” for the Tara Expéditions Foundation

Fred & Farid Los Angeles unveils “Ocean Miner” for the Tara Expéditions Foundation

 FF Los Angeles unveiled the “Ocean Miner” project for the Tara Expéditions Foundation: an innovative system somewhere between blockchain and land art that gives the ocean the opportunity to produce Bitcoin to finance its own preservation. The Tara Expéditions Foundation travels the world’s seas with scientists on board its schooner, Tara. For 15 years, […]

Google offers access to virtual 3D models of ancient monuments

Google offers access to virtual 3D models of ancient monuments

Historic monuments around the world face threats from natural disasters, tourism and war, which is what led Ben Kacyra to found CyArk — a non-profit organization working to scan and digitally archive ancient monuments. With laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone imaging and structured light scanning, CyArk’s team has been developing detailed, digital 3D images of structures […]

Google AI can pick out voices in a crowd

Google AI can pick out voices in a crowd

Humans are usually good at isolating a single voice in a crowd, but computers? Not so much — just ask anyone trying to talk to a smart speaker at a house party. Google may have a surprisingly straightforward solution, however. Its researchers have developed a deep learning system that can pick out specific voices by […]

Cheil WW India launches Good Vibes app to spread positivity in the lives of the deafblind

Cheil WW India launches Good Vibes app to spread positivity in the lives of the deafblind

 Embracing the core value of technology and creativity, Cheil WW India has launched the Good Vibes app, the first-ever mobile app that enables two-way communication for the deafblind. There are an estimated 6,00,000 deafblind people around the world, while many more remain unknown. Since 95% of what we learn is through our eyes and […]

VR film to help people with dementia relive magic moments from summer 1966 and England’s World Cup victory

VR film to help people with dementia relive magic moments from summer 1966 and England’s World Cup victory

 People living with dementia and Alzheimer’s could soon be able to relive happy memories of the summer of 1966 and England’s World Cup win, thanks to a virtual reality (VR) project. ‘The Wayback’ – a free-to-download app – uses VR to spark memories and trigger conversations by fully immersing viewers in the sights and […]

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