Shiseido Launches Internet of Things Skincare System

Japanese beauty brand Shiseido has entered the skincare industry’s latest competitive realm with a personalized high-tech moisturizer and serum, formulated by pairing augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Called Optune, it’s one of the first Internet of Things smart appliance systems in the beauty space combining an intelligent app with a physical dispenser. Optune launched this […]

Why the Developer of the New ‘Harry Potter’ Mobile Game and ‘Pokemon Go’ Loves 5G

At Niantic, the mobile game developer behind Pokemon Go and the upcoming Harry Potter: Wizards Unite app, there is no question that new, faster 5G wireless networks will be extremely useful. While some question whether consumers will see much benefit from 5G and its potentially ten times faster download speeds, Niantic is already working on […]

Microsoft Unveils New HoloLens 2 Augmented Reality Headset— and Makes a Big Promise to Users

Microsoft has unveiled the second generation of its augmented reality headset, HoloLens 2, a lighter, more capable, and slightly cheaper version of the original that it released three years ago. But perhaps most significantly, Microsoft on Sunday also promised that it was committed to openness in the “core principles” of its mixed reality efforts. Specifically, […]