Raspberry Pi user shows home-automation feats using iPhone
Medusa and the giant squid: Camera system captures first video
Researchers from The University of Queensland played a key role in filming the first video images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat, in lightless water up to a kilometre under the ocean. ...
Doctoral student designs microphones that monitor road traffic
An EPFL doctoral student has designed a microphone-based system that functions as an automatic road traffic sensor. The technology can determine not just how much traffic there is, but also how fast vehicles ...
Uninvited access to security camera systems pinned down
PBS stares back at 1.8-gigapixel ARGUS drone imaging system
How does family life influence consumer response to television advertising?
Family interaction and everyday activity strongly influence how television advertisements are experienced and interpreted at home, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra HD
TV makers are trotting out sets with "Ultra HD" resolution at the International CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas this week.
Toyota, Audi driverless demos will pull up to CES
Follow the eyes: Head-mounted cameras could help robots understand social interactions
(Phys.org)—What is everyone looking at? It's a common question in social settings because the answer identifies something of interest, or helps delineate social groupings. Those insights someday will be ...
Rare couple of Amur leopards photographed in China
State media say a pair of mating Amur leopards was spotted in northeastern China, in another indication of a comeback for an extremely rare cat once thought to be next to extinction.
In the shadow of the Moon: Experience a solar eclipse from 37 kilometers up
On November 14, 2012, tens of thousands of viewers across northeastern Australia got a great view of one of the most awe-inspiring sights in astronomy—a total solar eclipse. Of course many fantastic ph ...
Among the eagles: Deadbeat dads, nest intrusions and cheating wives
The nest sits nearly a hundred feet up in a lone loblolly pine in Richmond, where a pair of eagles makes their home along the fall line of Virginia's longest river. The James shallows out there, sliding over ...
Scientists study how the endangered Baird's tapir and farmers in Nicaragua can co-exist
A team of Michigan State University researchers will soon be heading into the rainforests of Nicaragua to help an endangered species known as a Baird's tapir co-exist with local farmers whose crops are being threatened by ...
Dolphins filmed fishing in trawler nets: Modifications needed to reduce bycatch
(Phys.org)—Murdoch University researchers have caught bottlenose dolphins on camera repeatedly raiding trawler fishing nets for food in northern Western Australia.