Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR

Although the Feelreal scent mask for virtual reality isn’t a nicotine vaping system or e-cigarette, it does vaporize aromatic liquids for user inhalation, which according to the company puts it in same FDA certification bracket as those devices.

Source: Feelreal VR Scent Mask Hits Roadblock Amidst Crackdown on Flavored Vaping Products – Road to VR

Nuro’s driverless delivery robots will start serving Walmart customers in Houston – The Verge

Nuro, the self-driving startup founded by two ex-Google engineers, is expanding its pilot robot delivery service in Houston, Texas, to include Walmart customers. The company has been making grocery deliveries in Houston with its fleet of autonomous Toyota Prius vehicles since March. Now the company plans to roll out its custom-built R2 prototype vehicle to help supplement its delivery duties.

Source: Nuro’s driverless delivery robots will start serving Walmart customers in Houston – The Verge

Holoride to Offer Immersive in-car VR Experience to the Public This Month – Road to VR

Holoride, the Munich-based startup co-founded by Audi that looks to change everyday travel by injecting VR into the passenger’s experience, is offering free rides in Los Angeles starting this week to demonstrate the technology to the public.

Source: Holoride to Offer Immersive in-car VR Experience to the Public This Month – Road to VR

Meat grows in space with 3D printer on International Space Station – Business Insider

A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.

Source: Meat grows in space with 3D printer on International Space Station – Business Insider

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test – The New York Times

Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college.

Light Field Lab Secures $28 Million to Develop Holographic Displays

Light Field Lab, known for its advancements in light-field display technology, successfully completed a Series A funding round, scoring the firm over $28 million in venture capital to manufacture and distribute working products. The investment round was led by Bosch Venture Capital and Taiwania Capital. Light Field Lab hopes to build large scale light-field displays …

Source: Light Field Lab Secures $28 Million to Develop Holographic Displays