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Step up your security with nearly 20% off this day and night vision camera

Mashable

TL:DR: Get an extra pair of eyes with the TOKK CAM C2: Discreet Day/Night Vision Camera for $64.99, a 18% savings. The TOKK CAM C2: Discreet Day/Night Vision Camera is a camera worth considering. It connects to Wi-Fi and has a built-in microphone, so you can easily pick up high-quality sound wherever you take it -- whether that's your car, your home, or even your bike. It also has night vision, which means it can capture video in dark conditions. The TOKK CAM C2 comes with a free iOS and Android app, which gives you wireless control of the camera on your phone. The battery will run for 90 minutes on a full charge, so make sure to have the charger nearby in case you're planning on capturing longer recordings.


The Rolls-Royce Vision 100 concept is completely, irredeemably ridiculous

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In introducing the car, Rolls-Royce referred to it as "her," and with good reason. The Spirit of Ecstasy figurine that sits proudly at the front of the car has also been personified in the form of an AI called Eleanor inside the car. "She's your ethereal concierge," says Rolls-Royce, and she handles most things around the vehicle in response to your voice commands. Like any good AI, she will learn about you over time, remembering your preferred routes, restaurants, and apparently even your taste in art. The Vision 100 is a fully autonomous, zero-emissions vehicle, and it serves to underline BMW's expressed belief that electric drive is the future.


Israeli startup wins $7m investment for retail vision platform

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Israeli computer vision startup, Trigo Vision, has won $7 million in a seed funding round by UK-Israel based Hetz Ventures and Vertex Ventures Israel. Trigo Vision's vision platform is designed for the retail market. It combines a network of ceiling-based cameras with machine vision algorithms to identify customers' shopping items, similar in principle to the Amazon Go store in Seattle, which doesn't have a checkout because it can track what customers put in their shopping basket. The funding will be used to grow the company's core R&D team and build new applications for its technology. 'The founding team has managed to assemble a world-class R&D team to tackle an enormous user experience problem in retail,' commented Yanai Oron, general partner at Vertex Ventures.


Sony's UBP-X700 Now Plays Dolby Vision 4K Blu-rays Into Sony TVs - But It's All A Bit Of A Mess

Forbes - Tech

At long last, people who own Dolby Vision-capable Sony TVs can use them to watch Dolby Vision from 4K Blu-ray discs. This is because Sony has finally'joined up' its Dolby Vision story by upgrading (in the US, Canada and Europe) one of its 4K Blu-ray players - the UBP-X700 - to support Dolby Vision playback on compatible Sony TVs. The upgraded X700 is not, of course, the only 4K Blu-ray player to support Dolby Vision playback. Oppo's 203 and 205 decks have offered it for months, for instance. However, the X700's Dolby Vision update is the first to provide the elusive extra'magic sauce' firmware that unlocks Dolby Vision 4K Blu-ray playback on Sony TVs that carry the brand's X1 Extreme processor.


Essilor Vision Foundation and GPN Technologies Are Passionate About Clear Vision

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In the U.S., more than 40 million people, including 12 million children, have vision problems and are not getting the vision correction they need to see clearly. GPN Technologies is dedicated to helping underserved communities by partnering with Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF). GPN Technologies delivers data-driven technology solutions that empower eye care professionals to make informed decisions, helping them keep their businesses profitable and competitive. The company provides analytics to ophthalmic practitioners through its EDGEPro platform and industry intelligence to business groups, consultants, and manufacturers. Since 2018, GPN Technologies has donated $75,000 to EVF, including a significant contribution of $25,000 in 2020, to help the foundation continue to support eye doctors and eye care professionals who dedicate their careers to helping people see clearly.