Raytheon's New Sensor Array; Snap's Latest Approach on Immersive; Black Eyed Peas Add AR for Graphic Novel
Raytheon launched its VIIRS sensor array onboard a Delta II rocket this month as a component of the Joint Polar Satellite System-1, the Business Journal Reports. The dishwasher-sized sensor was built by 150 employees and is the second VIIRS sensor in orbit. It promises to drastically improve the quality of data collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Snapchat’s latest bid to build business with immersive ads brought this week’s introduction of two new products dubbed Promoted Stories and Augmented Reality Trial, according to TechCrunch.
TechCrunch reports that the L.A.-based band Black Eyed Peas and frontman will.i.am released an augmented reality app for its graphic novel "Masters of the Sun: The Zombie Chronicles."