Visual system interprets sign languages
Spanish sign language is used by over 100,000 people with hearing impairments and is made up of hundreds of signs. CVC-UAB researchers Sergio Escalera, Petia Radeva and Jordi Vitria selected over twenty of these signs to ...
Omni-focus video camera to revolutionize industry
University of Toronto announced a breakthrough development in video camera design. The Omni-focus Video Camera, based on an entirely new distance-mapping principle, delivers automatic real-time focus of both ...
Gadget blog says it obtained next-generation iPhone
Technology blogs were buzzing on Monday after gadget site Gizmodo published pictures of what it said was Apple's next iPhone.
Automobile control research opens door to new safety features (w/ Video)
Researchers from North Carolina State University have created a computer program that allows a car to stay in its lane without human control, opening the door to the development of new automobile safety features ...
Feel like someone's watching? You're probably right
Almost every worker has done it: gotten in a little Facebook updating, personal e-mailing, YouTube watching and friend calling while on the clock.
Blind British soldier 'sees' with his tongue
A British soldier left blind by a grenade in Iraq has told how his life has been transformed by ground-breaking technology that enables him to "see" with his tongue.
Panasonic announces LUMIX G10 digital interchangeable lens camera
Panasonic introduced an addition to its Panasonic LUMIX G Series, the LUMIX DMC-G10, the world's lightest digital interchangeable lens camera with a viewfinder, which packs a host of advanced digital camera ...
Scientists and cast of thousands swarm stage in Europe
Typically science doesn't bed down with theatre, much less mate with artistic vigor, but the accord between the two is explored in the recent production Heuschrecken [The Locusts] developed by Stefan Kaegi ...
Panasonic Intros Super Compact Digital Camera Featuring AVCHD Lite HD Video Recording
Panasonic today announced the introduction of the LUMIX DMC-ZR3, a fully-featured digital camera complete with AVCHD Lite High Defintion (HD) video recording capabilities, a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens ...
The science behind the perfectly delivered curling rock
The centuries old game of curling is being put under the scrutiny of 21st century technology in a bid to help Canada's best curlers throw their way to gold at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Shoot video on the ski slopes with camera goggles
Liquid Image, a company which made a splash last year with diving masks featuring a built-in still and video camera, now has its lens trained on the ski slopes.
Camera traps yield first-time film of tigress and cubs (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Camera traps deep in the Sumatran jungle have captured first-time images of a rare female tiger and her cubs, giving researchers unique insight into the elusive tiger's behaviour.
New digital cameras offer more for less
An unfortunate jolt to my camera while I boarded a flight to Asia sent me to Best Buy upon my return.
San Jose police mount cameras on officers' heads
(AP) -- Grainy cell phone images are often used against cops accused of using excessive violence. Now, officers are being armed with their own cameras.