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Google uses crowdsourced photos to recreate landmarks in 3D for AR/VR

GamesBeat Summit Watch every session from the annual event On Demand Watch Now Historically, human artists have been challenged to recreate real-world locations as 3D models, particularly when applications call for photorealistic accuracy. But Google researchers have come up with an alternative that could simultaneously automate the 3D modeling process and improve its results, using […]

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WordPress 5.5 arrives with lazy loading, sitemap, automatic updates for plugins and themes

Transform 2020 Watch every session from our flagship AI event On Demand Watch Now WordPress.org today launched WordPress 5.5, which brings a slew of speed, search, security, block editor, accessibility, and developer updates. You can download version 5.5, which was developed by 805 volunteer contributors, now from WordPress.org/Download. WordPress is a content management system (CMS) […]

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Researchers show holographic AR control system for autonomous drones

GamesBeat Summit Watch every session from the annual event On Demand Watch Now In theory, controlling a flying drone shouldn’t be much different from piloting a helicopter, but without a human in the cockpit, visualizing the drone’s current position relative to environmental obstacles can be tricky — it’s commonly two-dimensional, reliant on cameras and joysticks. […]

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Automattic launches P2, a WordPress-powered collaboration tool for remote teams

VB Transform Watch every session from the AI event of the year On-Demand Watch Now WordPress.com’s parent company Automattic is today launching a team communication and collaboration product that has served as the “foundation of Automattic’s distributed work model” for more than a decade. Automattic invested in telecommuting long before working from home became the […]