New York University biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated.
To reduce and better treat spaceflight-induced visual impairment, University of Houston (UH) optometrists are collaborating on a NASA study that examines ocular changes seen in a number of astronauts.
Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Zync Render, a service that trims costs of special effects by pushing the work into the Internet "cloud."
"Deep learning" is the task at hand for Vijaykrishnan Narayanan and his multidisciplinary team of researchers who are developing computerized vision systems that can match—and even surpass—the capabilities of human vision. ...
Data-visualization tool identifies sources of aberrant results and recomputes visualizations without them
In the age of big data, visualization tools are vital. With a single glance at a graphic display, a human being can recognize patterns that a computer might fail to find even after hours of analysis.
A photo is worth a thousand words, but what if it could also represent a hundred thousand other images?
Sound effects and visual effects have long been standard tools for entertaining audiences, but even as storytellers increasingly turn to haptic feedback to engage the sense of touch in games, theme park rides and movies, ...
Elephants possess a sense of smell that is likely the strongest ever identified in a single species, according to a study by Japanese scientists out Tuesday.
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 to printed words.