Online activity grows in a similar pattern to those of real-life networks
The activity of online communities does not grow in line with the number of users, according to a model recently published in the European Physical Journal B.
Japan tech fair offers glimpse of future lifestyles
Hundreds of technology firms came together in Japan Tuesday to showcase the latest in high-end gadgetry, including wafer-thin speakers and a ring that can monitor your heart rate.
Virtual island could revolutionize tourist trade sector
Three-dimensional versions of Mediterranean islands will be updated virtually automatically with current information from a range of public and private databases. The European research project may launch a ...
Japan develops 'touchable' 3D TV technology
A Japanese research team said Thursday it had developed the world's first 3D television system that allows users to touch, pinch or poke images floating in front of them.
Designing touch-sensitive virtual reality tools to train and test tomorrow's surgeons
Minimally invasive surgery is increasingly common and effective for operating inside the human abdomen. In these laparoscopic procedures, which use slender, handheld tools inserted into the body of the patient, ...
IMEC Virtual Camera (iVC), the ultimate angle on reality
At the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the nanotechnology research center imec presents imec Virtual Camera (iVC), a revolutionary new video technology for dynamic viewing and advanced image manipulation.
Invisibility cloak that generates virtual images gets closer to realization
Augmented reality windshield from GM to show drivers potential hazards (w/ Video)
Researchers Bring Avatars and People Together for Virtual Meetings in Physical Spaces (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- While you can't yet teleport or clone yourself to be in two places nearly at once, computer scientists are working on what might be the next best thing.
Touchable Hologram Becomes Reality (w/ Video)
Picture is cloudy over virtual colon exam
The federal government's decision this week to not reimburse for high-tech colonoscopy exams may pose trouble for emerging companies that specialize in managing complex data from increasingly powerful imaging machines.
When virtual reality feels real (w/Video)
Despite advances in computer graphics, few people would think virtual characters or objects are real. Yet placed in a virtual reality environment most people will interact with them as if they are really there. ...