Invisibility cloak that generates virtual images gets closer to realization
Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video)
Computing with a wave of the hand (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The iPhone’s familiar touch screen display uses capacitive sensing, where the proximity of a finger disrupts the electrical connection between sensors in the screen. A competing approach, ...
Virtual reality you can touch (w/ Video)
Researchers at the Computer Vision Lab at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, have developed a method with which they can produce virtual copies of real objects. The copies can be touched and even sent via the Internet. ...
HIRO III lets you feel what you see on screen (w/ Video)
New goggle-like device may lead to 3-D augmented reality technology that minimizes visual fatigue
Augmented reality is increasingly becoming… well … a reality. Smartphone apps can point out restaurants as you scan the street with your phone camera or even identify constellations when you point your ...
Intel readying to take on Kinect with 3D depth cameras
Startup glasses overlay Internet on real world
While Google prepares to release eyewear that provides a window to the Web, a startup on the edge of its campus is readying glasses that overlay the Internet on the world in 3D.
Heads-Up Virtual Reality (HUVR) Bridges Visual with Tactile, in 3D and on the Cheap
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have created a new, relatively low-cost virtual reality device that allows users not only to see a 3D image, but 'feel' it, too.
Online game theft earns real-world conviction
(AP) -- The amulet and mask were a 13-year-old boy's virtual possessions in an online fantasy game. In the real world, he was beaten and threaten with a knife to give them up.
New high-performance cave automatic virtual environment that functions with gesture recognition
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech (UPC) presents a new multi-projector CAVE, designed and built in its entirety by the Virtual Modelling, Visualisation, Interaction and Virtual Reality ...
Researchers unveil new technique to detect bots in casual online games
(Phys.org)—Casual online games, such as FarmVille and Fantastic Contraption, have thousands of enthusiastic followers – but the use of automated "bots" to give some players an advantage is short-changing ...
Atheer Labs demos 3-D virtual object-manipulation goggles
New software brings facial-recognition technology to mobile phones (w/ Video)
Scientists at The University of Manchester have developed software for mobile phones that can track your facial features in real-time. Eventually it will be able to tell who the user is, where they are looking and even how ...