WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation
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Augmented reality power tool helps anyone craft things

Augmented reality power tool helps anyone craft things | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it

Crafting with CNC mills, routers and other power tools isn't all that easy, especially if you're new to it. You'll frequently want a template, and it's all too easy to mess up a cut if you haven't developed a steady hand. Shaper doesn't think it has to be daunting, though: it's launching Origin, an augmented reality power cutter.

Farid Mheir's insight:

This is a great idea: a power tool with intelligence that drives the motors and controls the drill bit, ensuring you cut to perfection every time. Basically you've become just a fancy motor for the tool to travel and perform its work. Brilliant. Watch the videos to see how it works for real. Expect to see more of this in the future: smart tools that go beyond the mundane to invade all aspects of the physical world, including in this case the construction industry.

 

Also: https://www.engadget.com/2016/08/23/hololens-24-core-chip-makes-vivid-ar-possible/ 

 

Not a surprise but rather an interesting news snippet: dedicated chipsets for AR are starting to appear. This paves the way for lower cost, better quality solutions. Be aware, AR may become a reality in the coming years as forecasted...

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LazyWeb Web Shows: great reference for developers

LazyWeb Web Shows: great reference for developers | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it
The LazyWeb Show is a recap of the past week’s current events on the web platform.
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Lazy web was a great 12 episode youtube show that described recent developer news. Even though it has stopped it is a great reference, worth listening to today.

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Google Labors to Design Its 'X Phone'

Google Labors to Design Its 'X Phone' | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it
Motorola engineers working on a handset to be released next year, that parent Google hopes will provide more potent competition for devices like Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy phones.
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what could a new phone bring to businesses?

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