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Avegant Virtual Retinal Display

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to project a stunning 3D image directly onto the retinas of the wearer.

By October 9, 2013

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Best wearable tech of 2016

Smartwatches. Health monitors. Pedometers. Activity trackers. They're all part of the emerging landscape of wearable technology, which promises to change the way we exercise and communicate. We've collected the best products in this upstart category below.

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Sherpa Beta Virtual Assistant (Android)

In a crowded field of voice-powered digital assistant apps for Android, Sherpa distinguishes itself with its ability to perform searches on the Web, take notes, post to Facebook, and even stream music on command.

By April 17, 2013

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Google may disconnect the phone for its VR vision of the future

The next version of the search giant's virtual reality goggles may be a lot more advanced than a folded piece of cardboard -- and not need a phone at all.

By February 11, 2016

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AT&T jumps into the fast lane with ultraspeedy 5G field trial

5G is supposed to give you Internet connection speeds that are 10 to 100 times faster than today's. The carrier's first field test happens in Austin, Texas.

By February 11, 2016

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Imagine Google's VR gadget without the cardboard. Google does

A new smartphone-based headset reportedly will feature improved sensors and lenses housed in a solid plastic casing.

By February 7, 2016

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Relive Nintendo's glory days with Duck Hunt in virtual reality

A fan project leads to a virtual reality version of the Nintendo classic, and the end result is glorious. In VR, the hunting dog laughs at you from every direction. ​

By February 11, 2016

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​I used my eyes to control virtual reality, and someday you will too

VR headsets, and especially smartglasses, could get a lot better with the addition of eye tracking. Eyefluence convinced me.

By February 11, 2016

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Art installation opens door to virtual world (Tomorrow Daily 313)

A prototype device designed to help the blind interact with visual imagery, plus an art exhibit designed to get people talking about shared virtual-reality experiences.

By February 10, 2016

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'Doors' offers a shared VR experience with others through art (Tomorrow Daily 313 show notes)

We love the idea of this immersive and interactive art exhibit, which was created to remind designers and users that virtual reality doesn't have to be an isolating experience.

By February 10, 2016

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I talk like a robot now and it's all Siri's fault

Commentary: My gadgets' voice assistants are cool and convenient, but speaking to a soulless machine has made me sound like one, too.

By February 9, 2016