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Google & CyArk Digitally Preserving Heritage Sites

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google Arts & Culture is teaming up with digital preservation firm CyArk to digitize the world's endangered heritage sites and cultural touchstones. Every day, natural disasters, normal processes like wind erosion, and human meddling all chip away at and destroy a large number of precious heritage sites and cultural works around the world. CyArk wants to help with that by capturing and preserving these sites in digital form, and now Google is on board to help by giving CyArk's vast collection a place for the public to easily access it in a variety of forms. Users can enjoy 3D and VR tours...
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Google and CyArk partner on VR versions of endangered landmarks

Google and CyArk partner on VR versions of endangered landmarks

3 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Google announced today that it has partnered with CyArk for the Open Heritage project, which aims to “preserve” endangered historical sites using advanced 3D laser scanning technology. In addition to creating reference-caliber maps of locations to be used in reconstruction efforts, the partnership will allow users with VR headsets, mobi...
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Instagram may soon introduce Facebook-like reactions in Stories

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Corning Says Gorilla Glass 6 Can Survive Multiple Drops

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Android P Developer Preview 3 now available for the OnePlus 6

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VLC for iPhone and iPad updated to support 360 video, Chromecast, more

VLC for iPhone and iPad updated to support 360 video, Chromecast, more

VLC has today updated its app on iOS with a handful of new features. Today's update brings the app to version 3.1.0 and includes several long-awaited features sure to please... Read more ...

Samsung's Bixby Smart Speaker May Arrive In A Few Weeks

Samsung's Bixby Smart Speaker May Arrive In A Few Weeks

This isn't the first we're hearing of a Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung. The company is believed to have developed an Amazon Echo rival of its own. The Wall Street... Read more ...

Netflix's new interface borrows a page from Google Play Movies & TV

Netflix's new interface borrows a page from Google Play Movies & TV

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Zuckerberg: Facebook will host fake news as long as it doesn't cause “real harm”

Zuckerberg: Facebook will host fake news as long as it doesn't cause “real harm”

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