An industrial smart helmet is the focus, with cars and more to come.
An algorithm developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is teaching computers to predict the actions TV characters will take seconds before taking them.
Because game controllers in virtual reality are SO last-gen.
Discussing Microsoft Research's vision of using unadorned hands to control and manipulate VR objects; also, we check out Google Bloks and think about how it might help kids learn coding.
In addition to research, the company hopes to help guide national policy.
Google engineers and researchers will soon be "enjoying Mountain Views of a different kind" with news that the company is opening a Google Research lab in Zurich, dedicated to machine learning.
The company says it has a multistep process for green-lighting research that involves info on users. Ethicists are involved.
The hackers allegedly gained access to the Democratic National Committee's network and snagged emails, chat transcripts and a database of political info on the likely Republican presidential nominee.
And Netflix is on one of every three connected devices in the US, says IHS.
The robot version of "pain" will work much like the biological version, teaching robots to avoid hazards.