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Ogmento Lets You Shoot Like Jordan Or Fire Like A Tank Commander Thanks To Augmented Reality

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Ogmento is a gaming company dedicated to the creation of high-quality augmented reality games. Although AR games aren’t that rare – the 3DS does a few quite well and there are a number available on mobile phones – Ogmento is focusing on higher-end experiences. The demo above shows how...
Ogmento Lets You Shoot Like Jordan Or Fire Like A Tank Commander Thanks To Augmented Reality

Robot cars: Coming to a crowded California freeway near you

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California is one step closer to becoming the second state in the nation to officially have laws governing robot-controlled cars.The state Senate unanimously passed such a measure following a near-unanimous vote by the Assembly earlier in the week. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, where it is...
Robot cars: Coming to a crowded California freeway near you

Heroes in a half shell: autonomous robot sea turtles in development

www.engadget.com
Sure you could have a robot assist you around the home, or even one that'll make factories friendlier, but we'll opt for a robot sea turtle any day of the week. The Swiss folks over at ETH Zurich are working on making that a reality with the Naro-Tartaruga, a...
Heroes in a half shell: autonomous robot sea turtles in development

Minecraft creations meet the real world through augmented reality iOS app

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It may be Thanksgiving Weekend over in the U.S., but at Disneyland Paris it’s Minecon, a conference devoted to all things Minecraft. And, in a glorious collision of gaming and next-level augmented reality, 13th Lab is using the opportunity to show off its latest capabilities in an iOS app, developed...
Minecraft creations meet the real world through augmented reality iOS app

My car is smarter than me--and I get better gas mileage for it.

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In some ways, the arrival of the car around 130 years ago represented a dumbing down of transportation. I'm not saying those early cars weren't impressive engineering feats; they were, and continue to be. But your average horse possesses a certain intelligence that your average horseless carriage lacks (and that's...
My car is smarter than me--and I get better gas mileage for it.
Self-driving cars allowed on California roads with bill signing

Driverless Cars are One Step Closer to Cruising on California Public Roads

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(Photo: The Star) What’s a thousand-pound steel monster controlled entirely by a computer, no human required? It’s a driverless car! And it’s one step closer to legally operating on public roads. The Singularity is nigh, friends. According to Ars Technica, the California State Senate officially passed SB 1289, which–following the...
Driverless Cars are One Step Closer to Cruising on California Public Roads

Activists want stronger privacy protections for driverless cars

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Consumer Watchdog says Google is going to go willy-nilly with data collection for autonomous vehicles, and the California bill shouldn't get the green light without more restrictions. [Read more]...
Activists want stronger privacy protections for driverless cars
Google's driverless car now permitted on California roadways
Michigan governor urges 'automotive capital of the world' to welcome self-driving cars

Drivers With Hands Full Get a Backup: The Car

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New technology is poised to fundamentally refashion driving long before completely autonomous vehicles arrive....
Drivers With Hands Full Get a Backup: The Car
Robot cars on public roads? California says yes
Data in the driver's seat

Nevada gives green light to self-driving cars

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In the name of economic development and roadway safety, the state establishes requirements for legally operating autonomous vehicles. [Read more]...
Nevada gives green light to self-driving cars

Google Takes Another Step Toward Putting Self-Driving Cars On Your Highway (GOOG)

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Google's self-driving cars make too much sense not to be everywhere soon.  They're safer than human drivers.  And, other than dealing with snow on the ground, the technology behind them is pretty much there. The big remaining hold-up is laws. So, it's notable that Google just took a big step...
Google Takes Another Step Toward Putting Self-Driving Cars On Your Highway (GOOG)

Google's self-guided car could drive the next wave of unemployment

www.guardian.co.uk
Advances such as the driverless car are no longer the stuff of sci-fi. They could soon make many human skills worthlessAlmost without noticing it, our world crossed a significant threshold last week. Jerry Brown, the governor of California, signed into law a bill that will allow driverless cars on to...
Google's self-guided car could drive the next wave of unemployment

Self-driving cars a reality for 'ordinary people' within 5 years, says Google's Sergey Brin

www.computerworld.com
Google is known for setting ambitious targets for itself, and it's apparently making no exception for self-driving cars. Such "autonomous vehicles" will be a reality for "ordinary people" in less than five years, Google CEO Sergey Brin said on Tuesday....
Self-driving cars a reality for 'ordinary people' within 5 years, says Google's Sergey Brin
Japan aims for autonomous cars in the next 10 years

DailyDirt: Grabbing A Burger

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Hamburgers are one of America's best-known foods, and McDonald's has popularized this kind of fast food all over the world. (The Economist even publishes its Big Mac Index to compare national economies according to the price of McD's iconic burgers.) Here are just a few more interesting tidbits with all-beef...
DailyDirt: Grabbing A Burger

Many car buyers show interest in autonomous car tech

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A JD Powers study found that approximately a third of car buyers are interested in autonomous vehicles, but fewer are willing to pay for it. [Read more]...
Many car buyers show interest in autonomous car tech

Google's Self-Driving Cars Now Legal in California

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California governor Jerry Brown stopped by Google Tuesday to sign a bill that explicitly legalizes self-driving cars like those company co-founder Sergey Brin is so hot on. The bill — SB 1298, sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-L.A.) — essentially establishes safety guidelines and performance standards for autonomous vehicles operating...
Google's Self-Driving Cars Now Legal in California

.Rip .Off: Highlights From The Top-Level Domain Scrum

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The whole ICANN process for creating generic top level domains (gTLDs) has clearly been designed to allow certain groups to make a ton of money by basically pressuring individuals and companies to snap up more domains they don't need. The whole thing has appeared impossibly corrupt from the very beginning....
.Rip .Off: Highlights From The Top-Level Domain Scrum
Elon Musk: Your Tesla may come with "autopilot" sooner than you think

RT @KurzweilAINews: Look, no hands: Cars that drive better than you: We will see semi-autonomous vehicles... http://bit.ly/dkN4xC

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RT @KurzweilAINews: Look, no hands: Cars that drive better than you: We will see semi-autonomous vehicles... http://bit.ly/dkN4xC
Nevada approves regulations for self-driving cars

Driverless Cars Are Heading to Vegas: Toyota, Audi to Demo at CES

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(Lexus.) Is there anyone not working on developing autonomous cars? Google, of course, has been the high-profile leader in the field, not just developing the vehicles, but shelling out big lobbying dollars to make self-driving cars street legal in three states. But the search giant isn’t alone. Volvo tested self-driving...
Driverless Cars Are Heading to Vegas: Toyota, Audi to Demo at CES

The driverless revolution rolls on

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Autonomous vehicles are coming -- and sooner than you think. How the commute, the shipping industry, and the car itself will never be the same. By Brian Dumaine, senior editor-at-large FORTUNE -- Google has now proved that a self-driving car can travel more than 300,000 miles without a mishap. Well,...
The driverless revolution rolls on

Volvo plans self-driving cars in 2014, envisions accident-free fleet by 2020.

www.engadget.com
Long hailed as one of the safest car producers in the world, Volvo hopes to retain that reputation by introducing vehicles that can avoid passenger injuries on their own by the year 2020. Its plans hinge on eliminating the largest cause of road accidents -- the drivers themselves. The...
Volvo plans self-driving cars in 2014, envisions accident-free fleet by 2020.
Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider robots complete first leg of their journey, set world record

Toyota and Lexus showcase autonomous research vehicle

www.pcworld.com
LAS VEGAS - Toyota is jumping cautiously onto the self-driving car bandwagon. On Monday, the company showcased an "advanced active safety research vehicle" (a tricked-out Lexus LS460), which they are using to test out various autonomous driving features. The company stresses that, while this research could lead to fully-autonomous...
Toyota and Lexus showcase autonomous research vehicle
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