Retailers are increasingly reliant on augmented reality technology to help consumers try on products, hoping to virtually recreate the real-world shopping experience...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2020
Researchers showed that a small but well-functioning quantum computer was able to solve a small portion of a real logistics problem in the aviation industry.
Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | December 18, 2020
University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a chip that, with financial backing, could be scaled up and used to build the quantum simulator of the future...SciTechDaily From ACM News | December 17, 2020
The need for custom options and improved power management in all applications—not just mobile, but PC and cloud—helped Arm beat Intel and win over the world's tech...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | December 15, 2020
Scientists at the U.K.'s University of Bath have captured 360-degree virtual reality video footage using a commercially available camera on a rotating selfie stick...University of Bath (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 15, 2020
Encouraged by the pandemic, augmented and mixed realities bring new views to end-users in medicine, industry, and the military.
Esther Shein Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | December 15, 2020
A Georgia Institute of Technology music technologist modified an improvisational musical robot called Shimon to create lyrics and perform rap in real time.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2020
A rethink of home design may be needed to accommodate remote drone delivery, which could reconfigure entire neighborhoods to establish designated drone airspace...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | December 10, 2020
An artificially intelligent pilot can keep huge stratospheric balloons aloft in a fixed position for hundreds of days to operate as floating cell towers for remote...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2020
Oliver Wilson at the U.K.'s University of Reading has created a platform for three-dimensionally printing oversized models of pollen grains from high-quality scans...The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 7, 2020