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Lytro, maker of a shifting-focus camera, claims its upcoming virtual-reality camera will let you move around in live-action videos.
A small sampling of the Twitter conversation around the sessions and programming from the second day of our EmTech conference.
A leading privacy activist says Google’s lack of support for strong encryption makes second-class citizens out of people who can’t afford Apple devices.
Software that knows if a stack of virtual blocks will fall could show the way to machines that learn the basics of physical reality.
Smartphones have sidelined digital cameras and other special-purpose devices. Now Google thinks mobile phones will shove virtual-reality headsets like the Oculus Rift into the shadows, too.
A small sampling of the Twitter conversation around the sessions and programming for the first day of EmTech conference.
The social network shows off software that combines visual intelligence with an understanding of language.
The implications of pervasive or ubiquitous computing are still only beginning to be apparent.