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Warping images using your PC graphics card

By projecting images onto contoured surfaces you get a virtual experience that puts you at the center of the action. Now, a quick and easy calibration technique could help the concept find a wider application beyond the planetarium.

dateJan 02, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Matching eyes to math for translucent images

( —Whether it's a rare jade figurine or an ice sculpture, how light passes through a translucent surface is key to its appearance, and humans are sensitive to subtle differences in the result. So Cornell researchers, ...

dateOct 01, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Precomputing speeds up cloth imaging

( —Creating a computer graphic model of a uniform material like woven cloth or finished wood can be done by modeling a small volume, like one yarn crossing, and repeating it over and over, perhaps with minor modifications ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Make your own action figures with a 3-D printer

Computer graphics researchers at Cornell and Harvard have created software that will translate a graphic image of a character from a movie or video game, or even something you've created yourself, into a posable plastic model ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Engineering
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