Computer Sciences

Helping the blind to navigate

Picture yourself going to an unfamiliar supermarket for the first time. If you are a person who can see, you can simply look around to guide yourself and identify objects and obstacles. However, blind people must use other ...

Robotics

Virtual learning robot for youngsters

Programming a robot: something most kids would love to do. "RosieReality" makes it possible – even if it's only in augmented reality. The ETH spin-off plans to use the new technology to teach young kids about programming ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

It's time to get ready for augmented reality

The world's largest annual consumer technology show—CES 2018 in Las Vegas—ends today and some of the most exciting gadgets this year were on display in the augmented reality (AR) marketplace.

Consumer & Gadgets

Patent talk: A wand-like input device from Microsoft

(Tech Xplore)—It looks as if Microsoft is thinking in terms of a wand-like controller for augmented reality, if patent-watching is anything to go by. A number of tech sites have reported on a patent dated August 22, spotted ...

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