News tagged with 3d mapping

Tiger moths: Mother Nature's fortune tellers

When it comes to saving its own hide, the tiger moth can predict the future. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University shows Bertholdia trigona, a species of tiger moth found in the Arizona desert, can tell if an ...

Jun 03, 2013
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TomTom says sales fall, turning from navigation market

TomTom, the Dutch maker of vehicle navigation systems, on Tuesday published a 13 percent drop in first quarter sales and said it was diversifying its product line to counter a market now saturated with portable navigation ...

Apr 23, 2013
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Engineering images bring life to submerged city

(PhysOrg.com) -- Photo-realistic 3D mapping and digital reconstruction of an ancient underwater city in Greece have earned a team from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies ...

Feb 10, 2012
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New algorithm to improve video game quality

Research presented in a paper by Morgan McGuire, assistant professor of computer science at Williams College, and co-author Dr. David Luebke of NVIDIA, introduces a new algorithm to improve computer graphics for video games.

Feb 18, 2010
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Google Maps climbs to Olympic peaks

Google sent snowmobiles rigged with cameras into Canadian mountains so folks snug and warm at home will get views of slopes at the Winter Olympic Games kicking off on Friday.

Feb 09, 2010
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