Qualcomm launches XR1 AR Smart Viewer platform

Qualcomm launches XR1 AR Smart Viewer platform

Qualcomm has launched its latest augmented reality (AR) prototype platform based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 platform. The platform provides hardware developers with all of the tools they need to deliver a high-performance, immersive experience in a headset or smart glasses device that consumes low amounts of power. The XR1 AR Smart Viewer reference design […]

Katana raises $11 million for smart ERP software built for manufacturers

Katana raises $11 million for smart ERP software built for manufacturers

Katana, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform for the manufacturing industry, has raised $11 million in a series A round of funding led by Atomico. The global ERP market was pegged as a $43 billion industry in 2020, according to some estimates, a figure that could rise to $60 billion within five years. ERP software […]

Marcus Smart injury report: Celtics guard eyeing return after All-Star break as he rehabs calf, per report

Marcus Smart injury report: Celtics guard eyeing return after All-Star break as he rehabs calf, per report

Unfortunately for the Boston Celtics, Marcus Smart’s return to game action still appears to be a few weeks away. Smart, who has been out since late January due to a left calf strain, is expected to be out through the All-Star break, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The break is set to run from March […]

NBA injuries: Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard sidelined; Marcus Smart still not ready to return

NBA injuries: Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard sidelined; Marcus Smart still not ready to return

Getty Images The 2020-21 NBA season is about a third of the way through, with the 2021 All-Star Game right around the corner. While the early on-court action has been extremely exciting, there’s also been a lot of games missed by key contributors across the league’s landscape. In addition to player absences due to the […]

Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard out 1-2 weeks after suffering Grade 1 calf strain, per report

Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard expected to miss 2-3 weeks with Grade 1 calf strain, per report

USATSI Although the Boston Celtics dropped a 96-95 heartbreaker to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday after failing to convert consecutive potential game-winning shots as time expired, the loss was the least of their concerns as Marcus Smart went down in the fourth quarter with a scary looking injury to his left calf area. It was quickly […]

Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard out 1-2 weeks after suffering Grade 1 calf strain, per report

Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard out 1-2 weeks after suffering Grade 1 calf strain, per report

USATSI Although the Boston Celtics dropped a 96-95 heartbreaker to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday after failing to convert consecutive potential game-winning shots as time expired, the loss was the least of their concerns as Marcus Smart went down in the fourth quarter with a scary looking injury to his left calf area. It was quickly […]

Celtics' Marcus Smart suffers strained calf vs. Lakers, but close-up view paints a potentially grimmer picture

Celtics’ Marcus Smart suffers strained calf vs. Lakers, but close-up view paints a potentially grimmer picture

The Boston Celtics dropped a 96-95 heartbreaker to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday after failing to convert consecutive potential game-winning shots as time expired, but the loss is the least of their concerns as Marcus Smart went down in the fourth quarter with a scary looking injury to his left calf area.  The Celtics […]

Diversity isn't just about inclusion in gaming -- it's smart business, too

Diversity isn’t just about inclusion in gaming — it’s smart business, too

Diversity and inclusion isn’t just about an initiative or program that serves a specific function for a specific underrepresented group of people in a given industry. D&I is meant to be a holistic model that desperately needs full saturation in every facet of every industry. In this particular panel during GamesBeat’s Driving Game Growth & […]

Computer vision researchers develop city-scale smart tracking platform

Computer vision researchers develop city-scale smart tracking platform

Surveillance cameras already dot or blanket major cities, but it’s not necessarily easy to continuously track a person or object moving through multiple locations and cameras. Now researchers from the Indian Institute of Science are applying advanced artificial intelligence algorithms to this complex challenge, creating a software platform called Anveshak — Hindi for “investigator” — that […]

Razer shows smart mask, futuristic gaming chair, and new RTX laptops

Razer shows smart mask, futuristic gaming chair, and new RTX laptops

Razer showed off a smart mask, a futuristic gaming chair, and two new Razer Blade laptops that use Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics processing units (GPUs). The gaming lifestyle brand made the announcements at the virtual CES 2021 tech trade event. Razer’s designs cover the near-tem launch of the laptops to concepts that Razer […]