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AR IN SOCIAL MEDIA: How immersive experiences drive sales, improve customer engagement, and boost awareness

Augmented reality’s (AR’s) ability to link our digital and physical worlds is transforming the way brands engage with consumers on social media. Business Insider Intelligence Digital titans Snapchat and Facebook are monetizing consumers’ love for AR with ads and branded experiences, opening the door for brands to use a new means of creativity and immersive […]


Wi-Fi data helps researchers improve accuracy of mapping algorithms

SLAM, or simultaneous localization and mapping, is a well-studied computational problem that involves updating an environment map while keeping track of an agent’s location. (Typically, said agent is a drone or robot.) The advent of cheap, ubiquitous depth sensors and sophisticated algorithms have solved it somewhat, but even state-of-the-art vision systems aren’t perfect: Symmetric and […]

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I sit on this $79 seat cushion while I work – it helps improve my posture and makes sitting much more comfortable

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. PurpleThe $ 39 Back Support Cushion from Purple is specifically designed to provide lumbar support. My Purple Royal seat cushion has made sitting through the workday a much […]