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HUDSON CHRISTIE
California drivers are among the first in the U.S. to use Rplates, digital license plates whose displays are controlled by a mobile app. Rplates cost $499 to $799, plus a $99 annual subscription.
Photographer Cindy Hegger, left, and her mother Nina. The two women spent a day at the beach just before Nina’s death so Cindy could take photos of her mother enjoying one of her last days.
CINDY HEGGER
VR Church
Vi headphones by LifeBeam, a new kind of wearable exercise aid, provide training instructions tailored to an individual’s particular workout needs.
LIFEBEAM
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY LEIGHLANI WIGLITTON
James Vlahos exchanges texts with the Dadbot he created to simulate his late father, in a screen grab from a video produced by Wired magazine. The video, which is available on YouTube, can be seen here: altaonline.com/dadbot
WIRED