Students update classic animation technique
(Phys.org) —Computer Graphics students at Victoria University have created an alternative to an animation technique used by studios such as Disney and Pixar.
Computer scientists create 3-D technique based on Nash theory
UT Dallas computer scientists have developed a technique to make 3-D images that finds practical applications of a theory created by a famous mathematician.
Machine learning branches out
Much artificial-intelligence research is concerned with finding statistical correlations between variables: What combinations of visible features indicate the presence of a particular object in a digital ...
AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card pioneers new era in gaming
AMD today launched the AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card, introducing the ultimate GPU for a new era in PC gaming. As the top AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics card, the AMD Radeon R9 290X GPU delivers breathtaking performance ...
Matching eyes to math for translucent images
(Phys.org) —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. ...
Computer program lets users learn keyboard shortcuts with minimal effort
A computer scientist from Saarbrucken has developed a software which assists users in identifying and learning shortcuts so that they can become as fast as expert users. This new interface mechanism is easy ...
Beautiful brushstrokes drawn from data
(Phys.org) —A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank canvas. In comparison, computer programs can have difficulty reproducing the complex and varied ...
iPad app teaches students key skill for success in math, science, engineering
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an iPad app that helps students learn spatial visualization, an essential skill for doing well in science, math and engineering. They have ...
Automated comfort for free-range hens
A new control system from Siemens is providing free-range hens with more comfort and also reducing their risk of infection. The system automatically controls the daily routine - e.g. feeding, lighting changes, ...
Supercomputer boosted with graphic processors
With "Piz Daint" the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is putting a new supercomputer system in operation that will provide the necessary compute performance and consume less power. This is made ...
Eyes on Apple for new iPhones
Apple's shares climbed and rumors sizzled ahead of an expected move on Tuesday to expand the iPhone domain with a pair of new models, including one aimed at China.
Apple shares up ahead of new iPhone launch
Apple's shares climbed ahead of an expected move on Tuesday to expand the iPhone domain with a pair of new models, including one aimed at China.
Microsoft plans Sept. 23 tablet computer event
Microsoft on Monday sent out invitations to a September 23 event at which it is expected to unveil new Surface tablets to challenge iPads and Android devices dominating the market.
Apple expected to expand iPhone reach with new models
Apple's highly anticipated event Tuesday looks to extend the reach of the iPhone to new markets as the tech giant moves to regain momentum in the smartphone segment.