Intel’s RealSense 3D camera technology is already the star of IDF

Things have only just gotten under way at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco and the company’s RealSense depth-sensing camera technology has already emerged as the most important technology at the show. In years past, Intel would work up the crowd with a glimpse of its next chips for PCs and servers. But with Moore’s Law stumbling and the action in computing shifting to robots and the …

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Consultant raises the bar on ‘reaction management’

The gig: Consultant Jon Taffer, 60, is the star and executive producer of the Spike TV reality series “Bar Rescue,” now in its fourth season. He’s the author of the 2013 business book “Raise the Bar: An Action-Based Method for Maximum Customer Reactions.” In the show and the book, Taffer lays out…

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I know why the caged drone sings

LAS VEGAS – Drones: They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are palm sized, while others would cover your dining room table. They all share some key attributes, like four rotors, an array of sensors and, usually, cameras for shooting the ground below and even the occasional drone selfie. And at CES 2015, they’re pretty much all caged. Outside the show floor, drones fly freely, but deep in the …

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