The New Atlas crew last tried Zero Latency, the free-roaming virtual reality system, two years ago. Now the tech has improved, the game library has expanded and there are 18 different sites in nine countries. So we thought it was about time we went in for a rematch – and we were not disappointed.
The future of entertainment is here, we just don’t know what to call it
The One Piano learning system is claimed to teach tunes in minutes, but if students already had a piano at home, they’d have to stump up for another. That’s now been solved with the launch of the Piano Hi-Lite, an LED light strip that can sit at the back of any 88-key piano keyboard.
Script supervisors, editors, CG artists and actors all had better look out: “It’s all over by 2045 â we are no longer running the show.”
We’ve seen remote-controlled cubes, balls and other gadgets that let people “telesocialize” with their pets via the internet. The latest such device, the Anthouse, takes the form of a little tank-like robot.
Digital animation is popular but complicated, requiring advanced expertise. New software may make it accessible to novices.
OpenAI, the Elon Musk-backed AI research company, has recently unleashed its latest bot on The International, a giant eSports tournament focusing on the game Dota 2. After just two weeks of independent learning, the bot could beat the world’s top players.
Measuring emotional responses could be the next big thing in entertainment.
Whether you like to listen to your favorite music on an old-school record player, an iPod, or a CD player, typically you would do so on a device that you purchase online or at a retail store.