February 2019

Image of google maps directions with AR.

AR (Augmented reality) technology will soon be used within google maps. A new feature coming soon to the app will use AR navigation technology to display what direction you need to go using your phone's camera. A visual guide on how to reach your destination.     The technology compares your phone's camera data with google's street view data to then understand what direction you are facing. After...

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Image of a train

The future of automation is slowly becoming a reality with autonomous cars, boats and planes being worked on but now we have autonomous trains here in Australia.   An iron ore mining company in Western Australia called Rio Tinto has recently launched a fully automated rail network. The trains travel 800 kilometers and take up to 40 hours to load up the cargo, reach their destination and...

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