hardware

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains

Posted in Business, Hardware, Software on 12th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

This burgeoning interest in “edge AI” has to an extent outpaced hardware, much of which is practically incapable of accomplishing tasks better suited to a datacenter.

June Steam hardware survey: The Rift-Vive gap shrinks … sort of

Posted in Games, Hardware on 7th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Oculus Rift still leads the charge with 44.12% of the overall VR headset use on Steam. Pairing the 40.76% share that HTC Vive has with the 1.66% share of the Vive Pro, HTC is at 42.42%. That’s a difference of just 1.7% between the two headsets.

RealWear raises $80 million for AR headset for connected workers

Posted in Business, Hardware on 2nd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

RealWear has focused on products, like the HMT-1 headset, that are specifically designed to improve job satisfaction, productivity, and safety for the connected enterprise workforce.

Apple’s self-built 5G modem will cut device power and size, not prices

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 20th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

By 2025, Qualcomm and others will already be in the stages of prototyping 6G technology, which Apple’s investments in 5G will hopefully enable it to participate in as an inventor and developer, not just a customer.

PTN interviews Steve Dann: Chairman of Medical Realities, Founder of Amplified Robot

Posted in Business, Games, Hardware, Interviews on 12th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

An acknowledged leading expert in Augmented & Virtual Reality, Steve is also the founder and organizer of the Augmenting Reality Meetup Group, which meets to discuss, view and demonstrate the latest innovations in both AR and VR.