Skip to main content

Palmer Luckey Is Now Working On Border Surveillance Tech

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has created a startup in a new industry. Rather than continue working on virtual reality, his new venture involves developing border surveillance technology. That interest could be linked to his support of
Donald Trump, who campaigned in favor of stronger border security.
Luckey was removed from Facebook, the owner of Oculus, after it was revealed he gave $100,000 to a pro-Trump group.
The startup uses lidar, which is often employed by autonomous vehicles, to surveil the border. It can also be used for surveillance in other areas, such as around military bases.
We are spending more than ever on defense technology, yet the pace of innovation has been slowing for decades. We need a new kind of defense company, one that will save taxpayer dollars while creating superior technology to keep our troops and citizens safer.- Luckey
Lidar could be utilized to specifically detect threats (e.g. drones) while ignoring other kinds of movement, such as animals.
Peter Thiel, another Trump supporter and one of the most well-known venture capitalists, is going to support the company.
The company has a few employees already, one of whom is Christopher Dycus, a former Oculus employee.



Fappening 2.0 Continues: Modern Family Actress Sarah Hyland Has Become The Latest Victim Of Notorious Hackers [Private Photos, Video Leaked]

Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland has become the latest victim of notorious hackers. Her private pictures and video have been posted online on infamous website Celeb Jihad. According to media sources, Sarah’s lawyers are planning to take legal action against the websites who choose to publish the leaked material. Meanwhile, the actual powers behind the leak are unknown.

Samsung Overtakes Fitbit In Wearable Sales For First Time

Fitbit has been a top competitor on the global wearable market for a long time, but the South Korea giant Samsung managed to steal the silver crown of the wearable market from Fitbit. According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung gained the

Supermassive Black Holes Found Orbiting Each Other For The First Time

Image Credit: UCR Researchers from Stanford University have identified super-massive binary black holes at the center of Galaxy 0402+379 about 750 billion light years away. The two of the black holes are just 24 light years apart and one of them is orbiting the other. This is the first

Owners Of The Samsung Gear S3 In The United Kingdom Have Finally Received A Software Update That Enables Support For Samsung Pay

Owners of the Samsung Gear S3 in the United Kingdom have finally received a software update that enables support for Samsung Pay. Starting today, users will be able to use the Gear S3 smartwatch to make payments on all contactless