This new iPhone 8 feature might end up blowing our minds

Apple recently acquired Realface, an up-and-coming Israeli startup with impressive real-time facial recognition software.

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Augmented-reality headsets could help helicopter rescue pilots fly in dense fog

“Databases containing obstacles and terrain data are used together with real-time data from sensors in order to substitute the lost visual cues in a degraded visual environment” project lead Franz Viertler told Digital Trends.

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Apple confirms acquisition of motion capture firm Faceshift

Article Image Months after rumors claimed Apple was behind the mysterious acquisition of real-time motion capture technology firm Faceshift, the Cupertino, Calif., company confirmed the purchase on Tuesday, but declined to offer details on the matter.

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Developer NimbleBit announces Apple Watch support for upcoming letter puzzle game

Third-party app developer NimbleBit, known for 8-bit style real-time simulation games, announced on Wednesday that its upcoming project will be one of the first game titles to hit Apple Watch’s diminutive screen.



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Amazon Pulls a Twitch on Google


Amazon has announced an agreement to acquire Twitch Interactive, a real-time video platform for gamers. Prior to the disclosure, rumors had been building that it was on track to snatch Twitch from Google, which reportedly had been very close to buying it. The pending acquisition was rumored to be for upwards of $1 billion. However, Amazon said it was buying the company for approximately $970 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the second half of this year. Twitch’s shareholders already have approved it.

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Microsoft teases real-time Skype voice translations, to launch on Windows first

Microsoft on Tuesday introduced the world to a new real-time translation feature for popular Skype voice over IP software, which the company says will debut in beta form on Windows later this year with support for other platforms to follow.



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