Tag: Virtual

Chanel’s New Lipscanner Technology Is Proof That Virtual Reality Beauty Testing Is Here to Stay

AI, AR, VR, or any form of virtual reality, isn’t a new concept within the beauty industry, but it certainly is a remarkable one. Virtual reality has always stirred a web of speculation and curiosity amongst tech-savvy enthusiasts, and whether the enriching digital-based experience was put to the test by mass brands like Nike and IKEA, or luxury fashion houses such as Gucci and Louis Vuitton, augmented reality is the once-niche concept that is turning traditional ways of shopping and experiencing products into a revolutionary trend.

It isn’t surprising that the pandemic has helped accelerate the digital innovation in the

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Massive tech show will go on, in virtual format

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‘Stop the Steal’ Organizer in Hiding After Denying Blame for Riot

Two weeks before thousands of Trump rioters breached Congress, “Stop the Steal” organizer Ali Alexander said his group wasn’t violent—“yet.”“One of our organizers in one state said, ‘We’re nice patriots, we don’t throw bricks,’” Alexander told a crowd at a Dec. 19 rally at Arizona’s state capitol. “I leaned over and I said, ‘Not yet. Not yet!’ Haven’t you read about a little tar-and-feathering? Those were second-degree burns!”Alexander, who has described himself as one of the “official originators” of the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, went

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Technology helps bring families together for a virtual Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations are likely going to be a lot smaller in 2020 because of the pandemic. In fact, electronics will be joining the festivities.

“This year has really redefined how we talk to our loved ones,” said Jessica Propernick, assistant manager at Best Buy.

She says they have received countless questions from people looking for ways of virtually connecting with family members. She’s been recommending some newly

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Technology Matters, but How Real Are Our Virtual Lives at Work and Play? | Technology News

NEW YORK – As our lives become more virtual with technology, how do gadgets define our identity at work, home and social circles at this unique moment in history?

Mary L. Gray, an anthropologist and recent recipient of a 2020 MacArthur “genius grant,” looks at the way technology affects labor, identity and human rights. Gray, 51, who is based in Somerville, Massachusetts, discusses how digital culture can improve our professional as well as personal lives.

Below are edited excerpts.

Q: Nearly six in 10 workers say that working from home means their day is less defined, according to a recent

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One broadcaster is putting virtual crowds in MLB games powered by the technology behind ‘Fortnite’ — here’s what they look like

MLB virtual fans.
MLB virtual fans.

Silver Spoon

  • Major League Baseball games will have virtual fans this season on Fox Sports. 

  • Silver Spoon studio is providing the virtual crowd, using the same technology behind the game “Fortnite.”

  • Other sports leagues have tried creative ways of making up for empty stadiums.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The coronavirus has put most public events, including sports and concerts, on hold around the world.

As many countries see declining cases and hospitalizations, public life is slowly starting to reopen. In the US, however, cases continue to rise, with many states seeing record numbers of

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