Lens combines human and insect vision to focus wide-angle views
A lens invented at The Ohio State University combines the focusing ability of a human eye with the wide-angle view of an insect eye to capture images with depth.
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Your next phone camera might be able to sense depth
The camera in your smartphone may soon have a new trick: depth perception. Toshiba, Samsung and Silicon Valley startup Pelican Imaging are developing image sensors and software that would allow cameras to detect the distance ...
AR glasses are proposed to restore depth perception
Improving our depth perception in augmented reality
(Phys.org)—Sports fans have come to expect some of the extras they see on their TV screen, such as the yellow lines that appear on a football field highlighting where the ball needs to go for a first down. Similarly, NASCAR ...
Jumping spider uses fuzzy eyesight to judge distance
Prototype uses multi-lens display for 3-D depth (w/ video)
Researchers develop optimal algorithm for determining focus error in eyes and cameras
University of Texas at Austin researchers have discovered how to extract and use information in an individual image to determine how far objects are from the focus distance, a feat only accomplished by human and animal visual ...
Morgan car lovers first to benefit from High Dynamic Range TV's arrival on domestic TV
HDR video captures a wider range of light intensity levels found in real scenes ranging from direct sunlight to lowlight images and thanks to a partnership between Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, ...
It's alive! Space station's humanoid robot awake
NASA's humanoid robot has finally awakened in space.
Owl study expands understanding of human stereovision
Using owls as a model, a new research study reveals the advantage of stereopsis, commonly referred to as stereovision, is its ability to discriminate between objects and background; not in perceiving absolute depth. The findings ...
Microsoft Kinect makes moves on computers
Microsoft on Thursday began letting software developers imbue computers with voice and motion-sensing technology from its Kinect controller for the Xbox 360 videogame console.
Bringing 3D to the operating room
(PhysOrg.com) -- For all of their high-tech advantages, laparoscopic surgical systems are only capable of providing a two-dimensional visualization -- or in other words, no depth perception.
Push and pull get eyes to work together
Researchers appear to have found a better way to correct sensory eye dominance, a condition in which an imbalance between the eyes compromises fine depth perception. The key is a push-pull training method in which the weak ...