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)
Why tool-wielding crows are left- or right-beaked
New Caledonian crows—well known for their impressive stick-wielding abilities—show preferences when it comes to holding their tools on the left or the right sides of their beaks, in much the same way ...
Deep sea fish eyesight similar to human vision
A deep sea fish that is one of the most common vetebrates on the planet has eyesight comparable to a middle-aged human, research suggests.
Female color perception affects evolution of male plumage in birds
The expression of a gene involved in female birds' color vision is linked to the evolution of colorful plumage in males, reports a new study from the University of Chicago. The findings, published Nov. 26 ...
Seeing dinosaur feathers in a new light
Why were dinosaurs covered in a cloak of feathers long before the early bird species Archaeopteryx first attempted flight? Researchers from the University of Bonn and the University of Göttingen attempt ...
Walk through buildings from your own device
Would you like to visit The Frick Collection art museum in New York City but can't find the time? No problem. You can take a 3-D virtual tour that will make you feel like you are there, thanks to Yasutaka ...
Google team rises to 2014 visual recognition challenge
Developers explore game experience for the blind
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.