News tagged with video cameras

Heists go Hollywood with DefCon hacks

Hollywood-style heists took on real-world potential as hackers at a Def Con gathering showed how to crack safes in full view of security cameras without ever being seen.

dateAug 09, 2015 in Security
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Creating an avatar from a 3-D selfie

Generating a 3D duplicate of someone without the aid of a Hollywood studio: this is the challenge taken up by EPFL researchers, who have successfully condensed an expensive and complex process to use only a smartphone camera.

dateAug 05, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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How the legs of water striders repel water

(—Materials scientists study biology at nanoscale in order to incorporate mechanical solutions to problems that have already been resolved by evolution. This biomimicry is evident in much recent technology, including ...

dateJul 20, 2015 in General Physics report
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