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Ericsson Researchers Set New 5G Speed Record

“This is a fantastic achievement,” said Per Narvinger, Head of Product Area Networks. “To put 4.3Gbps in context, that is the equivalent of downloading one hour of ultra-high-definition, or 4K, content from a streaming service in just 14 seconds.

Walmart, Verizon, BMW Having Success With Virtual Reality Training Technology - STRIVR CEO Derek Belch
Walmart, Verizon, BMW Having Success With STRIVR Virtual Reality Training Technology

“We started the rollout to all of the Walmart retail environments at the end of 2019 and so far so good,” says STRIVR CEO Derek Belch. “It’s definitely something that we’re seeing have a very positive effect as it relates to placing employees in these simulation-based learning environments that virtual reality affords.”

Virtual Reality
Optus Demos 5G Mixed Reality Sports Streaming

Watching sports may never be the same if a demo by telecommunications company Optus is…

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Apple’s Tim Cook Sees Bright Future For AR

At an event in Ireland, where he was presented with an award to recognize “the…

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Move Over Self-Driving Cars: Self-Sailing Ships Are Here

ZDNet is reporting that Samsung Heavy Industries and SK Telecom “have developed a 5G-based autonomous…

Augmented Reality
Verizon and Snap Partner to Deliver Augmented Reality Tools

According to a press release, Verizon and Snap, Inc., the creator of Snapchat, have teamed…

Big Tech Won’t Build Products That Are Part of the Kill Chain, Says Anduril Founder Palmer Luckey
Big Tech Won’t Build Products That Are Part of the Kill Chain, Says Anduril Founder

I don’t think that Microsoft, Amazon, or any of these big tech companies are going to go all-in and say we are going to build products that are going to be controversial, part of the kill chain, and designed specifically for DoD, says the founder of Oculus VR and Anduril, Palmer Luckey.

Google Unveils Stadia Game Streaming Platform and is Dead Serious About Eliminating Barriers and Making High-End Gaming Accessible for Everyone

Google CEO Sundar Pichai unveiled their Stadia game streaming platform at the 2019 Game Developers Conference in San Fransisco today. Stadia is designed to bring high-end gaming to Chrome and other devices and aims to eliminate the many barriers to gaming.

5G to Change the Form Factor of Devices, Says Qualcomm President

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon sees enormous potential for 5G to change the form factor of devices. “The most important thing is as you change your experience with 5G you’re going to want a different type of device and a different type of screen size and resolution,” says Amon.

AWS CEO Announces Textract to Extract Data Without Machine Learning Skills

AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced Amazon Textract at the AWS re:Invent 2018 conference. Textract allows AWS customers to automatically extract formatted data from documents without losing the structure of the data. Best of all, there are no machine learning skills required to use Textract.