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TechSee raises $30 million to streamline field service work with AR and computer vision | Venture Beat

TechSee raises $30 million to streamline field service work with AR and computer vision | Venture Beat

TechSee , which describes itself as an “intelligent visual assistance” company, today closed a $30 million investment round. A spokesperson for the startup says the capital injection will be used to enter new markets and verticals while expanding TechSee’s product offerings and capabilities. The augmented reality market is estimated to grow from $10.7 billion in 2019 to $72.7 billion by 2024, according to a recent Markets and Markets report . At least a portion of that growth has been driven by field service applications.

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Siemens Energy partners with Librestream | Energy Digital

Siemens Energy has selected Librestream Onsight augmented reality platform for its Connected Worker solution. The solution will be available to thousands of field service workers, as well as external contractors servicing global energy and power customers. The partnership with Librestream will also allow Siemens Energy to directly offer the solution to its customer base. 

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Sweden’s new car carrier is the world’s largest wind-powered vessel | CNN

Sweden’s new car carrier is the world’s largest wind-powered vessel | CNN

With capacity for 7,000 vehicles, the 650 foot-long vessel is a similar size to conventional car carriers, but it will look radically different. The ship’s hull is topped by five telescopic “wing sails,” each 260 feet tall. Capable of rotating 360 degrees without touching each other, the sails can be retracted to 195 feet in order to clear bridges or withstand rough weather.

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Tesla To release ‘Full Self-Driving’ beta next week | CNET

Tesla To release ‘Full Self-Driving’ beta next week | CNET

According to Elon Musk’s Twitter account, a limited version of the “Full Self-Driving” upgrade of its Autopilot software will make its way to owners starting next Tuesday. According to Musk, Tesla hd to do “a fundamental rewrite of the entire Autopilot software stack”…”The sophistication of the neural net of the car and the overall logic of the car is improved dramatically.”

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