YouTube mobile app to add support for translating 100 languages in comments

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The “Translate” button appears below each comment, currently supporting Portuguese, Spanish, French and Bahasa. The YouTube mobile app is rolling out a new translation feature that will allow users to read comments from among 100 languages. The feature is rolling out to make it possible for users to read comments in other languages. So far, the YouTube mobile app feature lets users read comments written in other comments by doing an instant translation into their own language. The application now has a “Translate” button immediately below every comment to make…

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OUTFORM Launches In-Store PodDrop™ Platform That Merges Product Sampling With Customer Data Capture

Outform Launches In-Store PodDrop™ Platform That Merges Product Sampling With Customer Data Capture

Fully Automated Sample Dispenser Gives Physical Products a Digital Trail for the Next Level of Consumer Engagement and Ad Retargeting   OUTFORM is proud to debut PodDrop™, a new in-store discovery experience that allows brands to dispense product samples and stay in touch with consumers, even after they leave the store. The revolutionary platform creates a digital trail for every sample and  seamlessly integrates customers’ in-store experiences with their unique data. After consumers obtain a sample, brands can retarget ads or engage these consumers with an unprecedented level of authenticity and…

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Horizon Workrooms in Facebook VR Meetings App to include Zoom in 2022

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The company explained that the option is still in beta, but that it will be providing integration. The Horizon Workrooms in the Facebook VR Meetings App connect virtual reality and video chat users within the same space using avatars to represent the people present. The social network company has now announced that it intends to integrate with the Zoom platform. Although the Horizon Workrooms in the Facebook VR Meetings App are still in their beta, it has been announced that they are working on Zoom integration within that space as…

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Walmart will test self-driving cars controlled by artificial intelligence in US cities

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The retail giant is working with Ford and Argo AI in an expansion of its major partnerships. Walmart has announced that it is partnering with Ford Motor and Argo AI in order to test self-driving vehicles controlled by artificial intelligence in several American cities. The collaboration will be testing Ford Escape hybrids equipped with Argo AI technology for deliveries. The artificial intelligence driven vehicles will be used for delivering Walmart orders in Washington DC, Miami, and Austin. This is a notable extension of Walmart’s self-driving vehicle program. The technology for…

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University of Maryland launches QR codes for student contact tracing

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The school is collecting data on where students are seated in the classrooms to trace COVID-19 exposure. The University of Maryland has launched a new program that uses QR codes to collect student seating data in support of its contact tracing efforts for COVID-19 exposures. The quick response barcodes are scanned when a student enters a classroom at College Park university. When the QR codes are scanned by University of Maryland students upon entering a classroom, it registers the individual’s ID number, and the date and time when they entered…

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