TV outside the box: Using cell phones, new system would let TV programs spill off the screen (w/ Video)
Augmented reality is an emerging discipline that uses handheld devices to superimpose digital data on the real world: If, say, you're in Paris and point your phone at the Eiffel Tower, the tower's image would ...
Sony to release a professional grade OLED screen
Seeing things: Researchers teach computers to recognize objects
(PhysOrg.com) -- If computers could recognize objects, they could automatically search through hours of video footage for a particular two-minute scene. A tourist strolling down a street in a strange city ...
River flowing from China dries up in India: lawmaker
A major river in India's northeast that originates in Tibet has suddenly dried up, triggering speculation that China might be responsible, a local official told AFP on Thursday.
Intel Working on Black Box for Smart Cars
Fake video dramatically alters eyewitness accounts
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the have found that fake video evidence can dramatically alter people's perceptions of events, even convincing them to testify as an eyewitness to an event that never happened.
Mistletoe hugs, kisses spotted by computer (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Hugs and kisses exchanged under the mistletoe are among the human interactions which can now be automatically recognized by computers from video footage, thanks to new research.
Smart search engines for news videos
Searching for video recordings regularly pushes search engines to their limit. The truth of the matter is that purely automatic algorithms are not enough; user knowledge has to be harnessed, too. Now, researchers ...
Video of virus in action shows viruses can spread faster than thought possible
New video footage of a virus infecting cells is challenging what researchers have long believed about how viruses spread, suggesting that scientists may be able to create new drugs to tackle some viruses.
Microsoft sharpens its ads to jab rivals
From the Gmail Man, who peeks into people's private mail, to the VMware salesman stuck in the '70s, Microsoft's marketing campaigns have become quite pointed in the past year.
Wild crows reveal tool skills
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study using motion sensitive video cameras has revealed how New Caledonian crows use tools in the wild, Oxford University scientists report.
Wireless data at top speed
Digital cameras and camcorders deliver high resolution film sequences that are several gigabytes in size. These can take several minutes to transfer wirelessly to your home computer via Bluetooth. Now there ...
Stunning Lyrid meteor over earth at night
(Phys.org) -- On the night of April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up at the night skies, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International ...
Forest dam threatens Thailand's tigers: WWF
A proposed dam that would flood part of a national park in western Thailand represents a "significant new threat" to the kingdom's tigers, wildlife group WWF warned on Wednesday.