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How Augmented Reality Is Transforming Work

At a GE Renewable Energy factory in Pensacola, FL, a technician is assembling the wiring of an electrical cabinet that goes into the hub of a wind turbineā€”a complex process that involves matching hundreds of wires into their corresponding sockets. The task is traditionally performed with heavy reliance on an instruction manual that contains the insertion location of each wire. But for the past 40 minutes, the technician has been meticulously going about his business with an almost unsettling...

Snap's 'shockingly low' internal data reveals why its Spectacles glasses flopped

Snap's much-hyped Spectacles glasses are a flop.REUTERS/Brendan McDermidDespite the initial hype, Snap's Spectacles are a commercial flop.The company has sold only 150,000 pairs to date, and less than half of Spectacles owners kept using the glasses after the first month.Snap reportedly has "hundreds of thousands" of unsold Spectacles sitting in warehouses. Snap's much-hyped Spectacles glasses are, by commercial standards, a total flop. Besides selling only 150,000...

How do Night Driving Glasses Work?

You've seen the commercials, you've probably even laughed at the concept of wearing "sun glasses at night" but how do these yellow tinted "Night Drivers" actually work? The folks over at Solar Shield sent us a pair of their Night Drivers to try out, here's what we learned ...The core concept of nighttime driving glasses is that the lenses help increase contrast and reduce glare. The result of these two is that your eyes should be able to see objects easier and reduce strain that could lead to...