Sat.Jun 15, 2019

Facebook Open-sources AI Habitat To Help Robots Navigate Realistic Environments

UploadVR

Facebook AI Research is making available AI Habitat , a simulator that can train AI agents that embody things like a home robot to operate in environments meant to mimic typical real-world settings like an apartment or office.

The Unreal Garden AR Environment Was A Much Needed Escape From The Chaos Of E3

VRScout

Large-scale multiplayer AR turns 6,000 sq. of show floor into a digital jungle.

Unreal 269

A special walk through computing history at the DigiBarn

Robert Scoble

Why is computing history so important? Because it can teach us lessons about not just where we were, but where we are going.

Apple 88

Can Epson’s New Moverio Assist Disrupt Enterprise AR?

Charlie Fink

We thought it was curious that Epson dialed back their presence at Augmented World Expo last week. They’ve been a fixture since we started attending four years ago. When they asked for a private briefing at a nearby location, I knew something was up. Today, the company announced Moverio Assist for Epson’s Moverio (BT-300/350/350 ANSI) smartglasses. Moverio Assist is the first low-cost plug-and-play remote expert system for AR smartglasses.

Visit EchoAR, which makes building Spatial Computing apps a lot easier

Robert Scoble

As more companies build apps like Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality app coming soon to phones, they will need to manage servers and content.

Releases Recap: June 10 – 14

Oculus

This week, we turned up for E3, shared a cool announcement from Vertigo Games, and released some new titles and updates across the Oculus Platform