To read this weekweek of May 23, 2006
May 31, 2016 | Uncategorised, Virtual Reality, Wearables | By Daniel St-Pierre


Google and Levi’s team up on a “connected” jacket that lets you answer calls, use maps and more. Ready for VR movies? IMAX makes plans for virtual reality in theaters. Bay Area startup is testing self-driving semis on California freeways. Virtual Reality Is Changing The World As We Know It! This week’s app…

Google and Levi’s team up on a “connected” jacket that lets you answer calls, use maps and more
ATAP’s Ivan Poupyrev announced that the company was collaborating with iconic clothing company, Levi’s, to launch a “connected” smart jacket aimed at urban cyclists that will allow wearers to do things like control their music, answer phone calls, access navigation and more, all by tapping and swiping on the jacket’s sleeve. Read the story on Tech Crunch

Ready for VR movies? IMAX makes plans for virtual reality in theaters
IMAX wants to open six VR movie theater locations in the next year. And to get filmmakers to make VR content, it is working with Google on a better VR camera. Read the story on Cnet

Bay Area startup is testing self-driving semis on California freeways
Otto, a Bay Area-based autonomous mobility startup, announced Tuesday morning that it has been testing self-driving semi trucks on American freeways. Moreover, it aims to retrofit big rigs with its autonomous driving unique sensors, hardware and software in order to revolutionize the trucking industry. Read the story on Mashable


Virtual Reality Is Changing The World As We Know It!
May 24, in Vancouer: Virtual Reality Is Changing The World As We Know It! Virtual Reality can be found in many different applications from gaming, to healthcare, to architecture, to new ways of training. Whether you are new to the VR world or actively involved, this panel will stimulate interest and conversation. Read the full story


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