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GM wants to ditch the manual controls from its test cars in 2019
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Enlarge / Notice anything wrong with this picture? It’s a little disconcerting to see the interior of a Bolt EV without the driver controls. (credit: General Motors) General Motors is getting ready to ditch the driver for good—at least in its newest R&D vehicles. In 2019, Cruise—the self-driving startup acquired a couple of years ago […]

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Google Home's voice controls now work with free Spotify accounts
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If you're a Google Home user without a paid Spotify account, your use of the service on Home has been limited. Up until now, Spotify has only integrated with Home for paid accounts. But at I/O, Google announced that would change; free Spotify users w…

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AT&T’s streaming service DirecTV Now is getting cloud DVR, parental controls, and other features
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 AT&T’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, is finally getting a cloud DVR, among other features, the company announced today. The addition is part of a larger platform upgrade for AT&T’s TV applications, which includes both the streaming service DirecTV Now and the app for current DirecTV pay TV subscribers. The cloud DVR […]

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BMW concept car interior puts holographic controls at your fingertips
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LAS VEGAS—At CES this year, BMW showed off a concept car as part of its “i Inside Future” exhibit, which was built upon the idea that car interiors could be more friendly and inviting. With its rich textures and light wooden accents, the concept car feels more like an artisanal nook than a cold vessel of technology. […]

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BMW wins the future with HoloActive Touch controls     – Roadshow
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For its CES technology demonstration, BMW managed to make an image that appears to float in the air react to touch inputs, and even give haptic feedback to the user.

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Red Dot Camera Brings Leica-Like Manual Controls On Your iPhone
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Apple iPhone owners love the default camera app not because it offers a simple UI but because it is easy to use. With iOS 8.0 came additional manual control support for developers, which is why we have seen an explosion of camera apps on the App Store after that. Red Dot Camera, made by Lifelike […]

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Future potential of brain chip is limitless after man controls robot arm with …
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They used the gadget to second electrical signals through the animals as well as to deliver chemicals for nerve impulse transmission. In six weeks, the mice could not only walk but run and climb stairs again. Scientific American … In Ohio last year …

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Makey Makey Go Transforms Objects into Computer Controls
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Makey Makey Go is an example how creativity can sell – and with a crowdfunding target met around 5x over, there are a lot people who think it can really sell. At first glance, the product looks like your average jump drive and a cheap alligator clip …

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Linux Controls a Gasoline Engine With Machine Learning
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An anonymous reader writes: Here’s a short (2 min) video of PREEMPT_RT Linux controlling a gasoline engine from one burn to the next using a Raspberry Pi. It’s using an adaptive machine learning algorithm that can predict near chaotic combustion in real-time. A paper about the algorithm is available at the arXiv. Read more of […]

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