• Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine makes it easier to hold objects in VR

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    Leap Motion’s Interaction Engine will make it easier to grasp objects in virtual reality.
    Leap Motion, which is know for its Leap Motion Controller for PCs, etc, has created a new Interaction Engine to make hold objects in virtual reality easier and more natural. The engine will also let users control, interact with VR objects. In a blogpost announcing the same, Leap Motion says they’ve built “ a more human experience. One where you can reach out and grab something – a block, a teapot, a planet – and simply pick it up. Your fingers phase through the material, but the object still feels real. Like it has weight. ”
    The Interaction Engine is still in beta mode and will be available for some early developers. Leap Motion says the engine will be an add on for the Unity Game engine, which is supported by most virtual reality headsets. The idea i…

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  • Tesla Model S P100D taught quickly accelerate

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    Tesla engineers are not sitting idle. The company released an improved version of the electric Model S P100D. According to the creators — it is now the most dynamic production car on the market.

    The new offers regime is Ludicrous. The latter provides acceleration to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds. Great result — at the level of the LaFerrari and Porsche 918 Spyder (limited edition). Is the Model S P100D about 130 thousand dollars. For these analogues, the owners have posted about a million. The machine is designed for 7 passengers. Available 2 baby seats and 5 adults.

    Tesla Model S P100D taught quickly accelerate

    Tesla also upgraded the power supply. The battery capacity of 100 kWh is enough for 613 km version of NEDC — record range (for vehicles of this class). Sounds great. Almost a “budget” car….

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  • Audio-Technica announces wireless noise cancelling headphones at Rs 14,990

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    Audio-Technica ATH-ANC40BT wireless headphones feature a neck band design.
    Audio-Technica has unveiled ATH-ANC40BT QuietPoint wireless in-ear headphones in India. The headphones are equipped with active noise-cancelling technology for listening to music in areas of high noise. According to the company, ATH-ANC40BT QuietPoint can reduce noise by up to 90 per cent.
    Audio-Technica ATH-ANC40BT QuietPoint feature 13.5 mm drivers. They come coupled with an in-line mic and controls. The controls allow users to operate hands-free, answer/end calls wirelessly, control music playback and adjust volume on Bluetooth-enabled devices. The headphones can be connected with two Bluetooth devices simultaneously, allowing users to shift between smartphone, tablet and more. ATH-ANC40BT headphones come with aptX technol…

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  • Yes, there is a new segment called ‘hearables’ and it’s going to be a loud success

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    Samsung Gear IconX is the latest smart wireless earbuds that promises truly wireless audio experience
    This is the era of the smart everything and there is a new segment that has started to make the waves. A new Juniper Research study forecasts that revenue from smart audio hardware will triple to at least $5.5 billion by 2020. The numbers are likely to come from devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home which has already created a buzz in the market. But Juniper expects some of the numbers to be driven by ear-based wearables like the Samsung Gear Icon X, Bragi Dash and HERE Active Listening.
    As per the the research, titled Future Hearables & Smart Audio: Roadmap, Opportunities & Forecasts 2016-2021, home-based smart audio will dominate because consumers are not yet willing to talk to machines in public and also because smartpho…

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  • Sony PS4 leaks ahead of September 7 launch, hints at new Dual Shock controller

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    Sony PS4 Slim leak hints at slimmer and lighter design and new dual shock controller (Source: Eurogamer)
    Sony has already sent out invites for its next console launch on September 7 and it seems the PlayStation model slated for debut has already leaked.
    The Wall Street Journal reports, Sony will launch two new consoles at its event in September. On September 7, a standard version of PS4 is expected to launch alongside the high-end PlayStation 4 Neo. The report also confirmed the standard model will be slimmer and lighter than the current generation PS4, which Sony has already discontinued. In multiple interviews, Sony executives have hinted at high-end PS4 being in works but the refreshed model could still gain a lot of traction.
    The leaked images further confirm that Sony is indeed working on a slimmer and lighter PS4 which wo…

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  • Zebronics ZEB-A22HD LED monitor launched at Rs 7,777

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    Zebronics ZEB-A22HD is a 21.5-inch LED monitor priced at Rs 7,777. It comes with a full HD resolution and 500000:1 contrast ratio.
    Zebronics has unveiled a new LED monitor with Pure Pixel technology. Zebronics ZEB-A22HD is a 21.5-inch LED monitor priced at Rs 7,777. It comes with a full HD resolution and 500000:1 contrast ratio. Zebronics claims, ZEB-A22HD delivers deeper blacks, more brilliant whites and richer colours. Zebronics ZEB-A22HD sports a glossy front panel and stand. It comes with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 5 ms response time. It has a 16:9 wide angle display.
    “We are thrilled to bring our latest LED Monitor Pure Pixel, as the name suggests it shall bring the purest viewing experience at pocket friendly prices.. Its been designed as per the needs of the growing generation – low on power consumption & high on vie…

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  • Envent Horizon 701 Soundbar and Woofer launched in India

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    Envent Horizon 701 is priced at Rs 5,999 on Amazon India, but is already being offered for a discounted price of Rs 4,199 (Source: Amazon India)
    Envent has launched its Horizon 701 TrueWood Soundbar with Woofer. The system will let you listen to your music in a wireless setting, or via a streaming service. The Soundbar system features a matte finish, with an LED panel and LED ring dial. The system is capable of delivering sound at 60W.
    Horizon 701 features a 3-inch full range driver for bar satellites and a 5.25-inch bass driver for sub-woofer. Users can play music wirelessly from any Bluetooth enabled device. The sound system can also be connected through a USB drive (up to 32GB) or an AUX cable.
    Horizon 701 features an FM station storage capacity of 10 stations, and are displayed on an LED panel display. The system also comes with a re…

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  • Meizu Mix with circular analogue display launched in China

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    Meizu Mix sticks to a circular analogue display, instead of a digital one. The smartwatch is 42 mm in diameter and the screen is protected by Sapphire Glass.
    Meizu has launched its firts smartwatch in China called Meizu Mix. Meizu Mix comes in two colour options – black and silver. Additionally, there’s three different types of watch straps – Denim, Leather and Stainless Steel. The smartwatch will be available in China starting October. Meizu Mix with stainless steel strap is the most expensive at 1,500 yuan (Rs 15,212 approx). Meizu Mix with denim strap costs 1,000 yuan (Rs 10,141 approx), and the one with leather strap is priced at 1,300 yuan (Rs 13,184 approx).
    Meizu Mix sticks to a circular analogue display, instead of a digital one. The smartwatch is 42 mm in diameter and the screen is protected by Sapphire Glass. Reports s…

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  • LeEco Super3 series TV set for flash sale on August 26

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    LeEco Super3 TVs come with two year free subscription to company’s content ecosystem
    LeEco has announced that the first flash sale for its Super3 series TVs will be held on August 26. The company has confirmed it had received 10,000 registrations in a day for its Super3 series ecosystem TVs in India.
    The registrations for LeEco’s Super3 TVs will be available from Flipkart and company’s own e-commerce platform, LeMall till August 26. LeEco had recently announced three new 4K TVs in company’s Super3 TV range in India. LeEco’s Super3 TV series will be available in screen sizes ranging from 55-inch to 65-inch. All LeEco Super3 TVs run company’s own EUI 5.6 with its own content ecosystem, which was launched in collaboration with YuppTV and other services in India recently.
    LeEco Super3 TV comes with two years free membership to comp…

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  • Intel explains why USB audio could be better than headphone jack

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    Intel says new USB-C audio standard will offer better sound quality than the 3.5mm audio jack
    Soon the 3.5mm audio jack will be a thing of the past and if latest moves by major smartphone makers is any hint, then we are already bidding adieu to the proprietary connector.
    The 3.5mm audio jack, which was introduced as a way to connect headphones into an audio player is poised to be replaced by USB-C port. Most smartphones and high end laptops have transitioned from microUSB to USB-C as the primary port of interface and the reversible USB port is now aiming to kill the well known audio jack.
    At IDF, Intel has announced new USB audio standard that will push 3.5mm audio out of the smartphone industry.
    The first problem with USB-C port replacing the headphone jack is the countless number of headphones people own right now and ones that are lyin…

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