Archive for June 2017

International Internet Company NAVER to Acquire Xerox Research Centre Europe | Xerox Newsroom

June 27, 2017

NAVER Corporation (035420: Korea SE) and Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today announced an agreement for NAVER to acquire the Xerox Research Centre Europe in Grenoble, France.

The two companies announced an agreement for NAVER to acquire the Xerox Research Centre Europe in Grenoble, France. The French Works Council’s consultation on this project has now been completed and the agreement is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to fulfillment of certain customary conditions.

Based in Seongnam, South Korea, NAVER is Korea’s leading Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “NAVER,” and other innovative services in the global market such as the mobile messenger LINE, video messenger SNOW and community app BAND.

Founded in 1993, the Xerox Research Centre Europe is located just outside Grenoble, often dubbed the Silicon Valley of Europe. The centre has focused its research in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing and ethnography.

Source: International Internet Company NAVER to Acquire Xerox Research Centre Europe | Xerox Newsroom

Has The Stealth Company Varjo Solved Vision-Quality VR? | WIRED

June 21, 2017

A new technology for VR headsets puts the so-called screen-door effect in the past.

Source: Has The Stealth Company Varjo Solved Vision-Quality VR? | WIRED

Microsoft Hololens Hologram AR Projection Technology

June 19, 2017

Blending real-world and virtual content to create compelling interactive experiences.
Hardware and software platforms to get there.

 

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/hololens

 

Next generation Rochester lighting company gets $1m federal award

June 7, 2017

It’s photonics, get it?

A Rochester company that develops next-generation lighting materials using clean energy earned a $1 million federal award.
Lumisyn, which is headquartered on Ridgeway Avenue, focuses on high-performance materials used in LED products.

Source: Next generation Rochester lighting company gets $1m federal award | WHAM