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The Oculus Rift VR headset lets you see into another world — but not your own. It’s not like Microsoft’s HoloLens, where you interact with 3D objects in your world. At least, not yet. Oculus just bought Surreal Vision, a startup dedicated to pulling the real world into VR.
Surreal Vision specialises in something called “real-time 3D scene reconstruction”, a fancy term that means “mapping out 3D worlds on the fly”. Self-driving cars do it with LIDAR, Project Tango does it with cameras, and Microsoft’s HoloLens, well… it sure does seem to have a lot of cameras and depth sensors on board.
The iPhone’s big software version for 2015 seems surprisingly dull. Security and stability are always good things, but iOS 9 had appeared to be more about maintenance than a makeover. However, a new rumour about a feature called “Proactive” suggests iOS 9 might have a few tricks up its sleeve.
The Lamborghini Urus has been unveiled! The Urus isn't what you expect, however: it's a fastback SUV concept. And it looks...weird.