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Vienna Game Developers Are Using The City’s Coffeehouse Culture To Create A New Kind Of Arcade 
June 5, 2017 6:43 pm|Comments (0)

The rise and fall of arcades have in large part shaped how we think about playing video games together in public places, but in their absence, young designers are finding new ways to bring social gaming out into the open.

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Microsoft’s budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon
April 7, 2017 6:30 pm|Comments (0)

A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on a low-cost Windows virtual reality headset starting this month. Microsoft announced Wednesday that the Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset will start rolling out to a handpicked batch of software makers starting the end of March, with more coming later.

This marks the first release of a Windows Mixed Reality headset, which Microsoft first previewed last year. The headsets are supposed to stand out from the crowd because of a lower price and their support for “inside-out” tracking that uses sensors on the device to determine a user’s position, rather than relying on external trackers to gather that information. That’s why Microsoft is calling them mixed reality headsets.

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Satoru Iwata Gets A Lovely Tribute At The Game Developers Choice Awards
March 18, 2016 6:40 am|Comments (0)

Following the death of Satoru Iwata last July, the former president and CEO of Nintendo is still in the minds of many gamers. As such, he was recently given a lovely tribute at the Game Developers Choice Awards.

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IBM’s Watson gets smarter with upgraded speech, language and vision APIs for developers
January 30, 2016 8:20 pm|Comments (0)

IBM has announced that its cognitive intelligence platform Watson has been upgraded with speech, vision and language capabilities, allowing developers to to build smarter apps. On the language side of things, IBM says Watson can now understand ambiguous language in text through a few different modules. The IBM Watson Natural Language Classifier understands meaning, while IBM Watson Dialog makes for more natural app interactions by tailoring language to the style used by a person asking a question. Perhaps more interestingly than that though, the new Visual Insights capabilities promise to allow developers to glean insights from images and videos on…

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