NASA is using a mixed reality space station to train astronauts – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch NASA has always embraced emerging technology for visualization, even if that tech was seemingly developed for frivolous entertainment. We recently covered its holographic Mars exhibit, and the many 3D resources that NASA makes available to developers and […]

Crunch Report | Uber’s President Leaves Company – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, leaves the company, Y Combinator launches a vertical for AI startups, according to Bloomberg, Apple assembles a team to work on new augmented reality device and […]

Apollo Box is applying AR to drive lifestyle ecommerce – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch What is augmented reality good for? Product visualization to encourage online shopping, reckons Santa Clara-based startup Apollo Box, which launched an online marketplace for an eclectic selection of lifestyle products almost a year […]

Alibaba invests in WayRay, a maker of augmented-reality dashboards for smart cars – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch After launching its first car last year, Alibaba is digging deeper into the automobile industry. The Chinese Internet and e-commerce behemoth is the lead investor in smart car tech developer WayRay’s $18 million […]

Tylko bags $3.1M to size up a bespoke furniture business – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Bespoke shelves can sell themselves if you make it easy enough for buyers to be designers. That’s the conviction driving Warsaw-based Tylko, which has just closed a €3 million (~$3.1M) Series A round aiming to […]