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Google and Levi’s ‘connected’ jacket will let you know when your Uber is here – 15.05.2018

Google and Levi’s ‘connected’ jacket will let you know when your Uber is here

Levi’s Jacquard Trucker Jacket will notify you when your ride is three minutes away and again when it has arrived. When users receive the notification, they can brush in from their jacket to hear more details about their ride including car make and colour.

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* Smart watches which offer similar capabilities have grown exponentially in popularity, do inventions such as this mark next stage in the world of wearable tech?*

 

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Police are now using VR and AR to tackle virtual terrorists

AUGGMED – the Automated Serious Game Scenario Generator for Mixed Reality Training – is an online training platform which utilises both VR and AR to help train police forces, security personnel and paramedics in how to respond to terror attacks.

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*This is a great example of AR and VR technology being used to replicate extreme real-world situations. With the number of terrorist-related incidents increasing, and the method of attacks evolving, using such technologies to help develop more sophisticated response can only be of benefit.*

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 Facebook Messenger users can now report violations without leaving the app

Facebook Messenger users can finally report other users who violate the social network’s community standards without leaving the application.

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*Facebook seems to be making user safety on the platform a priority, not only within the main News Feed, but also within other areas of the platform such as Messenger.*