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IT News round-up May 2022: VR, cyber security & more

by Asa Sargeant | June 29, 2022 | General News & Events | 0 Comments

It’s the end of another month and time to look back at recent tech updates. IT News round-up May 2022 goes through the BBC News Technology archive. Our first article pick looks at virtual reality being used to revive late 1980’s rave culture. Next we look at a cyber security warning from the government and the FBI. Then we move on to a piece on innovation that could significantly change the way we use computers.

Read our IT update round-up from April 2022.

Virtual Reality Recreates 1989 Rave Culture

This BBC article features a video showing how cutting-edge tech can reproduce the rave experience.

VR headsets, headphones and a vibrating backpack are all used to immerse participants in a rave scenario. It is amazing how different tech combines with creativity to recreate an experience dear to many. theICEway aspires to be innovative in all that we do and this is certainly that.

Modern “Smart” Farm Machinery Is Vulnerable To Malicious Hackers

Drones, automatic crop sprayers and robotic harvesters are vulnerable to hackers according to a recent University of Cambridge report.

Experts are warning that flaws in agricultural hardware could be exploited. As a result, agricultural manufacturer John Deere says it is working on fixing weak spots in its software. Both the UK government and the FBI have also warned of the growing threat of cyber-attacks.

If you would like to find out more about cyber security then our experts at CRIBB can help.

Smart Lenses To Replace Computer Monitors?

This BBC story looks at Mojo Vision’s innovative AR contact lenses.

According to Mojo, their tech will allow for words to scroll in front of your eyes, no matter which direction you look in. There will be many more features available in the future, too.

The lenses have a scleral lens, a larger lens that extends to the whites of the eye. This “corrects the user’s vision” and “incorporates a microLED display, smart sensors and solid-state batteries.”

That is all for your IT News round-up May 2022. What did you think of our latest picks? If you want to have your say then we’d be delighted to hear from you!

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