Tag Archives: Light

Google explores how light fields shape VR environments in new free app

Lighting can make or break the right photo — when it comes to static environments inside virtual reality that users can move around in, this becomes exponentially more true. Today, Google released a new app for VR devices focused on helping users make sense of “light fields.” They’ve also got a blog post running down some of the research work ...

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Ecobee’s new voice-powered light switch moves closer to whole-home Alexa

Alexa is already everywhere in a lot of homes, thanks to the affordability and ease of installation/setup of the Echo Dot. But Alexa could become even more seamlessly integrated into your home, if you think about it. And Canadian smart home tech maker ecobee did think about it, which is how they came up with the ecobee Switch+. Ecobee is ...

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Astronomers detect light from first-ever stars in pioneering discovery (VIDEO

Astronomers have discovered evidence of the first light in the universe, believed to have emanated from the earliest stars. It all happened some 180 million years after the Big Bang. The remarkable breakthrough was made using a simple but high-tech antenna in the remote Western Australia outback to detect radio signals from the first stars. The research led by Arizona ...

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The new Light Phone 2 keeps things basic but adds e-ink and ‘essentials’

Light is back with a new twist on its anti-smartphone phone. But this time, instead of doing just one thing, the Light Phone 2 does a few, and exists somewhere between the original Light and your overwrought iPhone – though still far closer to the first-generation Light phone overall. The new design features a matte finish e-ink display, which occupies ...

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‘Rainbow’ halos light up Brazilian skies following staggering celestial event (VIDEO)

A spectacular light show greeted residents of Brazil’s Santa Catarina state on Monday when a double solar halo appeared in the skies above them. Luckily for us, the heavenly phenomenon was captured on camera. The 22-degree-halos, known as solar and lunar halos respectively, occur around both the sun and moon. The extraordinary phenomenon happens when light interacts with thousands of ...

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Spectacular light pillars illuminate St. Petersburg skies (PHOTOS)

Published time: 25 Feb, 2018 11:13 Edited time: 25 Feb, 2018 12:26 Russia’s St. Petersburg has witnessed an incredible light show by mother nature, which illuminated the sky with bright columns of light, turning the city into a winter wonderland. Residents of Russia’s ‘Venice of the north’ awoke early on Saturday morning to find the skyline glittering with strange colors. ...

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Trump’s green light on FBI memo risks sparking ‘constitutional crisis’ – ex-CIA chief Panetta

Stark warnings continue to be issued over the White House’s decision to release a Republican memo alleging FBI bias and surveillance abuse, with the latest coming from a former CIA director who forecast a “constitutional crisis.” Leon Panetta joined a chorus of protesting voices in an interview with MSNBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ show. He said recent developments surrounding the memo ...

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‘No light at the end of the tunnel’ for US-Russia relations – senior Moscow senator

US reports on new anti-Russian sanctions are first and foremost designed to appease lawmakers in Washington, the head of Russia’s upper house Committee for International Relations, Konstantin Kosachev, has stated. “Alas, there is nothing new in this report. The law [on Russian sanctions] has already been adopted, the process has been gaining momentum, and the relations driven into a deadlock ...

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Saudi women get green light to drive trucks, motorbikes

Published time: 16 Dec, 2017 19:28 Edited time: 16 Dec, 2017 19:28 Female bikers and truckers may hit the streets of Riyadh next year, as the Saudi department of traffic confirms that women will be allowed to drive those vehicles following the passing of a royal decree in September. “Yes, we will authorize women to drive motorcycles,” the Saudi General ...

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Green light for much-protested Bayou Bridge pipeline across Louisiana wetlands

Protests are planned for the weekend after the US Army Corps of Engineers approved a permit for the build the 162-mile Bayou Bridge pipeline which will carry crude oil across the wetlands of Louisiana. The US Army Corps of Engineers said it would only issue a permit for the 24-inch diameter pipeline after it had completed an Environmental Impact Assessment ...

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