Smart Tech Today

Dec 16th 2021

Smart Tech Today 108

Matter Sets Sights on Universal Casting

Opal C1 webcam, Intel is bearish about the Metaverse, Matter
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The upcoming universal language for smart home devices, Matter, has revealed a TV spec that will theoretically allow for universal media casting. The Opal C1 webcam aims to be a DSLR camera packed into a webcam frame. Intel thinks it's going to be awhile before the Metaverse really kicks off due to technological constraints it feels its chips can help surpass.

  •  Matter could bring universal casting that actually works
  •  Smart home company Eve plans to use Matter to move beyond Apple’s HomeKit
  •  Opal’s C1 offers DSLR-rivaling video quality in a small form factor
  •  Dell's wireless webcam prototype uses magnets to stick to a screen
  •  Google Home update makes it easier to review Nest camera footage
  •  MGM Resorts is letting job seekers try out roles using virtual reality as it looks to reduce employee churn
  • Intel Throws Cold Water on the Metaverse Happening Any Time Soon
  •  Meta adds sign language interpreters for Portal video calls
  •  LG’s StanbyME is a wireless TV on wheels
  •  Alexa’s latest celebrity voice is Santa Claus himself
  •  Enhanced Sleep Sensing in Nest Hub


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