Invisibility cloak that generates virtual images gets closer to realization
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.
Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video)
Google Glass may run with laser-projected keyboard
Augmented reality windshield from GM to show drivers potential hazards (w/ Video)
Helicoprion: Scientists solve mysteries of ancient 'shark' with spiral-toothed jaw
(Phys.org)—Using CAT scans and making 3-D virtual reconstructions of the jaws of the ancient fish Helicoprion, Idaho State University researchers have solved some of the mysteries surrounding large spiral ...
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. ...
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.
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 ...
Cebit Innovation Award for wireless networking of display screens
Alexander Löffler, computer scientist from Saarbrücken, was honored with the Cebit Innovation Award. He developed software through which several displays can be wirelessly connected as a screen wall, despite ...
Robotic dinosaurs on the way for next-gen paleontology at Drexel
Researchers at Drexel University are bringing the latest technological advancements in 3-D printing to the study of ancient life. Using scale models of real fossils, for the first time, they will be able to ...
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.
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, ...
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.