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“We have effectively solved the issue with the foveated rendering technology that existed in the mass production of VR systems,” researcher Viktor Belyaev, Professor at the RUDN University in Russia. Moscow: Researchers have developed a mathematical model that helps accurately predict the next gaze fixation point and reduces the inaccuracy caused by blinking. The study, published …

New research suggests the majority of people in the UK are willing to use privacy-encroaching tracking technology and support the introduction of ‘immunity passports’ to protect themselves and others in the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published today in the journal PLOS ONE, found more than two thirds of respondents overall would accept some form of …

The NHL announced that it will stop using pucks with imbedded tracking technology for the foreseeable future due to complaints about their performance during the start of the 2021 season. The change is effective beginning with Tuesday night’s games. The NHL reviewed the first supply of tracking pucks that it has been using and determined …

Protecting endangered species is a key mission for zoos across the country — but when those animals become sick or injured, several complications can stand in the way of treating them.  Animals tend to mask their symptoms around humans, making it hard to detect when they’re in pain. Staff also can’t be in enclosures each …

FBI Director Chris Wray said Thursday the agency is tracking an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter.” That includes calls for armed protests ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s January 20 inauguration. He said possible rallies and protests in state capitols nationwide could draw individuals who are armed near officials and government buildings.  “We’re looking at …

In the U.S. alone, approximately 80 to 100 firefighters are lost in the line of duty each year according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. More than 50,000 are injured according to the National Fire Protection Association.  Countless others risk their lives every day to serve and protect our communities. Because of …

The first of an eventual network of 50 wildlife tracking stations across New England is now in southwestern New Hampshire, allowing scientists and conservation agencies to track the movements of tagged birds, bats and migratory insects. The station was erected last month in Stoddard on the 515-acre Granite Lake Headwaters property of the Harris Center …

WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), one of the world’s largest air cargo handlers, is offering its airline customers enhanced real-time shipment visibility and cost-efficient unit load device (ULD) asset management solutions …

The US Army general in charge of distributing America’s first coronavirus vaccines says he’s confident it will be done safely, even if it’s not done perfectly. “I am absolutely, 100%, confident that we are going to distribute safely, this precious commodity this vaccine needed to defeat the enemy, Covid,” Gen. Gustave Perna, chief operating officer …

The Missouri Department of Conservation has joined an international network that tracks the large-scale movements of birds, bats and large insects. Sarah Kendrick, state ornithologist, said in the last year the department became a part of the Motus Wildlife Tracking System. The system allows researchers across the globe to gather and share information on migrating …