Closer look at ancient giant sea scorpion suggests poor vision limited its hunting abilities
MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access ...
OpenGlass apps show support for visually impaired (w/ Video)
Carnegie Mellon tracking algorithm inspired by Harry Potter's Marauder's map (w/ video)
AR glasses are proposed to restore depth perception
Sony TVs show high-end color via quantum dot tech
Update to Phantom 2 Vision and Vision+ UAVs allows for autonomous flights
Who's your daddy? Researchers program computer to find out
A University of Central Florida research team has developed a facial recognition tool that promises to be useful in rapidly matching pictures of children with their biological parents and in potentially identifying ...
Smart glasses for people with poor vision being tested in Oxford
Oxford University researchers are measuring how their smart glasses can help people with limited vision navigate and avoid walking into obstacles.
Flowers' polarization patterns help bees find food
Like many other insect pollinators, bees find their way around by using a polarization sensitive area in their eyes to 'see' skylight polarization patterns. However, while other insects are known to use such ...
Crow or raven? New birdsnap app can help
Researchers at Columbia Engineering, led by Computer Science Professor Peter Belhumeur, have taken bird-watching to a new level. Using computer vision and machine learning techniques, they have developed ...
Wireless camera network offers new possibilities for security systems
(Phys.org) —Advances in computer technology are opening up new possibilities for surveillance cameras and environmental video monitoring systems. Kevin Abas, a graduate student in computer engineering at ...
Tammar wallaby has a form colour vision similar to that of dogs
New research has confirmed the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) has a form of colour vision that is more similar to that of dogs rather than to other animals of similar species.
Research shows wallabies lose on the pokies
(Phys.org) —Biologists have discovered that a wallaby's perception of colour is more similar to a dog than a quokka, sparking questions as to why marsupial colour vision has evolved so selectively.