Engineering team invents a camera that powers itself
A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered—it can produce an ...
The future of holographic video
Holographic video displays, featuring three-dimensional images, are about to "go large" and become a lot more affordable at the same time, thanks to the work of a team of Brigham Young University (BYU) researchers ...
Researchers use X-ray video of guineafowl walking through poppy seeds to create a 3-D model of how tracks get made
New techniques could help identify students at risk for dropping out of online courses
MOOCs—massive open online courses—grant huge numbers of people access to world-class educational resources, but they also suffer high rates of attrition.
FDA allows marketing of vision aid via tongue for blind
Discovery about the destructive power of bubbles could lead to new industrial applications
Virginia Tech engineers have shed light on what happens to a nearby particle when bubbles burst.
Video salutes arrival of New Horizons at Pluto
On July 14th, NASA's New Horizons mission will make its closest approach to the Pluto system, completing the first reconnaissance of the solar system, begun over 50 years ago by NASA. With the completion of the Pluto flyby ...
Oculus out to let people touch virtual worlds
Behind closed doors on the show floor of the world's premier video game show, Facebook-owned Oculus was letting people touch virtual worlds.
YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming
YouTube is seeking to win over gamers.
Team creates click-and-drag interface enabling rapid video object segmentation
Investigators at Disney Research Zurich have developed a method for achieving very accurate object segmentation of video by enabling human editors to work efficiently with state-of-the-art algorithms using ...
Researchers improve automated recognition of human body movements in videos
An algorithm developed through collaboration of Disney Research Pittsburgh and Boston University can improve the automated recognition of actions in a video, a capability that could aid in video search and ...
Periscope streaming app spreads to Android smartphones
Twitter launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices on Tuesday as the battle for live-streaming video spread to the world's leading smartphone platform.
Researchers help video gamers play in the cloud without guzzling gigabytes
Gamers might one day be able to enjoy the same graphics-intensive fast-action video games they play on their gaming consoles or personal computers from mobile devices without guzzling gigabytes, thanks to ...
Skype opens door to real-time translation feature
Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time.