Insights July 27th, 2018

In The Future of Time Travel with Augmented Reality we look at using AR to time travel through the public art in public spaces, an incredible construction of what life on a comet looks like, humans building the ability to echolocate, Estonia building the country of the future, and a virtual reality rave.

AR Time Travel in Public Spaces – Graffiti!

Visual demo from Nathan Glitter shows how ARKit-powered Augmented Reality in public spaces can be employed to present changes over time.

Video from the surface of a comet

Remember Rosetta? That comet-chasing European Space Agency (ESA) probe that deployed (and accidentally bounced) its lander Philae on the surface of Comet 67P? This GIF is made up of images Rosetta beamed back to Earth, which have been freely available online for a while. But it took Twitter user landru79 processing and assembling them into this short, looped clip to reveal the drama they contained.

This DIY Headset Lets You Echolocate Like a Dolphin

Marine scientist Andrew Thaler built a headset that lets you “see” the way dolphins navigate underwater: Not through your eyeballs, or by listening with your eardrums, but with faux-echolocation and bone conduction.
Read more about this strange experiment at Motherboard  and Southern Fried Science

Estonia Built the Society of the Future from Scratch

A tech revolution is going down in Estonia…of all places. The tiny Baltic nation has built a futuristic, digital-first society. Lou at Beme explains how it works, why it works, and if it will work elsewhere.

A Virtual Rave in Virtual Reality (VR)

Resident DJ Splorgman’s epic all trance set in TheWaveVR on 7.11.18 was breathtaking!

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