News tagged with visual experience

Glasses-free 3-D TV looks nearer (w/ Video)

As striking as it is, the illusion of depth now routinely offered by 3-D movies is a paltry facsimile of a true three-dimensional visual experience. In the real world, as you move around an object, your perspective ...

Jul 12, 2012
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Best Visual Illusion of the Year: How a Curveball Works

(PhysOrg.com) -- Visual illusions sometimes seem to have a magical element to them, but they're actually just the brain's way of interpreting reality. In an effort to promote public knowledge of cognitive ...

May 13, 2009 weblog
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Google worker shows early-draft glimpse of Chrome OS

The Chrome OS is in for a future look. Athena, a Chromium OS project, will bring forth the new Chrome OS user experience. Google's François Beaufort on Friday, referring to the screenshot he posted, said," ...

Jul 20, 2014 weblog
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AMD balances Radeon deck of graphics cards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor company AMD has taken its story of having developed next-generation GPU technology offering a "gorgeous, stunning, breathtaking visual experience" for more elite, serious gamers ...

Mar 06, 2012 report
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The brain as a 'task machine'

The portion of the brain responsible for visual reading doesn't require vision at all, according to a new study published online on February 17 in Current Biology. Brain imaging studies of blind people as they read words ...

Feb 17, 2011
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Infants' peripheral vision blurry

Our eyes are windows to the world, but what is the visual experience of infants? We know that infant vision tends to be blurrier than adults'. Now researchers from UC Davis, UC Berkeley and Stanford University have discovered ...

Sep 16, 2010
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How white is a paper?

Whiter paper and better color reproduction are examples of important competitive advantages on an international market. But how white is a paper? And why do vacation photos turn out so dark if you don't buy ...

Oct 22, 2009
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