Smart Tech Today

Dec 9th 2021

Smart Tech Today 107

DARPA Drone Charging

Alexa ruins the surprise, Meta opens Horizon Worlds, DARPA funds drone charging
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Category: News

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant is happy to announce package updates, but that's a bit of an issue around the holidays. Meta (Facebook) has opened up Horizon Worlds to adults in the U.S. and Canada. DARPA is funding research from a company that makes a device to charge a swarm of drones.

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  •  Meta opens up access to its VR social platform Horizon Worlds
  •  DARPA Is Exploring Ways to Wirelessly Charge Drone Swarms
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  •  Apple and Hyatt begin rolling out hotel keys in Apple Wallet
  •  Kuo: Apple AR Headset to Feature Advanced Hand Gesture Controls and Object Detection


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