Best Tech Stories around the web #203

This week: YouTube Stories Gets AR Selfie Tools Similar To Snapchat, Alibaba opens a fully connected hotel FlyZoo, an immersive 3D and 360° experience is rewarded at SXSW, LEGO integrates artificial intelligence to develop your creativity and the 21st edition of Laval Virtual is coming next week.

INNOVATION

YouTube Stories Gets AR Selfie Tools Similar To Snapchat by techtimes.com

Google rolls out the new AR effects tool on YouTube Stories. Similar to other filters available on Snapchat and Instagram, the AR filters on YouTube Stories also feature 3D hats, glasses, and masks. Read more

QUERKY

Fliggy packs Alibaba technology into debut FlyZoo hotel by phocuswire.com

Fliggy, the Alibaba-owned online travel platform, has opened a hotel which aims to use technology from across the mothership to improve the guest experience. Read more

CREATIVE CONTENT

The Ocean Mind Experience 

An immersive 3D and 360° experience, shown in specially designed and constructed full-dome theatres accompanied by an exhibition, which translates marine life and its habitat into the virtual world and into a completely new possibility of sustainable nature experience beyond safaris and animal shows. Read more

DESIGN

SXSW 2019: Animaker, Animal Creation A.I

LEGO bricks meet artificial intelligence and gives life to your imagination. All award winners will be announced at the 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Ceremony. Read more

EVENT

Laval Virtual: 20 - 24 March, 2019

The 21st International Exhibition and Conference on VR/AR & Immersive Techniques.
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