• Project Soli in-depth: How radar-detected gestures could set the Pixel 4 apart

    2 monthes ago - By Computerworld

    Well, here's something straight out of science fiction for ya: If a pair of recent rumors is to be believed, Google may be planning to include a futuristic radar chip in its next Pixel phone - possibly to allow for a wild new kind of touch-free gesture controls. Stop and let that sink in for a second. Crazy stuff, right? Now, let's be clear: The chip itself is absolutely real - no question about it. Google's been talking about the thing since 2015, in fact, as part of its Motorola-born Advanced Technology and Projects group. That's the same group that came up with Google's now-defunct...
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  • A deorbit kit for satellites based on low work-function tethers

    2 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid coordinates a European research project, called E.T.PACK, whose objective is the development of a new system for deorbiting space satellites without using on board power and fuel. For this purpose, a new experimental technology will be employed: a low work-function tether.
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  • Eighty-six percent of new users stop using food delivery apps within two weeks: report

    Eighty-six percent of new users stop using food delivery apps within two weeks: report

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    Eighty-six percent of new users who download a food delivery app will stop using it within two weeks of the first launch, according to a recent report from CleverTap , a mobile analytics and marketing company. The report also found that in the first week of an app launch, only 25 percent of users complete the signup process. After the first week of a food delivery app launch, only 22 percent of users continue to stay active. Although six out of 10 digital restaurant orders are currently placed on mobile app, food delivery apps are facing challenges with trying to retain new users...
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  • You Will Be Able to Control Your Pixel 4 Like a Jedi

    2 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    Google's new Soli radar chip will enable you to control things without touching them or speaking.
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  • Google Pixel 4 could include True Tone-like display feature

    Google Pixel 4 could include True Tone-like display feature

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    In addition to hands-free gestures , it appears the Pixel 4's display will include a True Tone-like auto white balance feature. Apple first introduced True Tone alongside the 9.7-inch iPad Pro in 2016. Since then, the feature, which attempts to adjust the colour temperature and intensity of a device's display to surrounding ambient light, has made its way to a variety of other Apple products, including the most recent iPhones. In practice, True Tone makes a display look more natural at night. Apple also claims that it helps reduce eye strain. XDA Developers discovered a placeholder setting...
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  • New Music Playback Gestures In Pixel 4 Use Project Soli Chip

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Google will include two new gestures with the Pixel 4 that will take advantage of the Project Soli chip.
    Recent reports noted that Google would include with its upcoming flagship offering the Project Soli chip, a technology unveiled by the search giant a few years ago. This chip emits electromagnetic radiation to perform functions similar to radars, allowing devices to detect motion and movement by measuring distances between an object and the device.
    After the search giant unveiled the chip in 2015, Google demonstrated how Project Soli chip works by embedding it in a smartwatch that runs...
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