It has everything to do with a phone’s small screen. Most phones have a screen between 5 and 6 inches. At that size, 720p resolution looks sharp. Lower resolution means a much lower bandwidth required. Shadow’s mobile app served up a solid experience even with bandwidth capped at 10Mbps. Stadia and GeForce Now don’t offer the same degree of control, but my testing found they averaged 16Mbps on a Google Pixel 3a connected to my home Wi-Fi network. … [Read more...] about I used cloud gaming exclusively for a month. Here’s what happened
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A second patent filed last year also details the potential of finger placement tracking. This is similar to the technology found in Valve’s prototype Knuckles controllers and the Rift’s Touch controllers. The patent makes specific reference to the controller being tracked by a head-mounted display as opposed to an external camera. This would negate the tracking issues that occur with the existing PlayStation Camera and bring it closer to the experience found with Microsoft’s Mixed Reality headsets. … [Read more...] about Playstation VR could improve with new motion controller patents from Sony
Most devices compatible with Google Stadia and Shadow can handle either with ease, as the hardware demand of streaming is not much higher than streaming YouTube or Netflix. Older mobile devices lacking an Ethernet port will find Wi-Fi bandwidth the most likely roadblock. Devices that lack support for at least Wi-Fi 802.11n will struggle, and the latest Wi-Fi 6 standard is preferable. … [Read more...] about Google Stadia vs. Shadow: Can the underdog beat a tech giant?
“About ten years ago, I went out to the South Pacific,” he told Digital Trends. “I’ve always been fascinated by oceans, and this was pure paradise. But it was a paradise under siege. One of the most visible ways this paradise was being besieged was with litter. It was everywhere, although we were miles from anyone. When you’re sailing in the middle of nowhere, it really gets you wondering where this litter comes from and how it gets here. I came back to England and spent the next few years puzzling over how best to answer that question.” … [Read more...] about Meet the man fighting plastic pollution with a fleet of A.I.-powered camera drones
For example, if a customer asks, “Alexa, where is the best surfing today near Santa Barbara?” Alexa can use CanFulfillIntentRequest to ask surfing skills whether they can understand and fulfill the request. A surfing skill with a database of California beaches might be able to both understand and fulfill the request, while one with a database of Hawaiian beaches might only be able to understand it. Based on these responses, Alexa would invoke the skill with the database of California beaches for the customer. … [Read more...] about Alexa can now analyze random requests to use skills you didn’t know existed