Video chat expands possibilities for face-to-face services

You once had to leave home to see a psychiatrist for therapy, a music teacher for guitar lessons or a makeup artist for face-to-face consultations. Now they can come to you, virtually, through video chat.

Casio mixes high-speed and HD video with solid photo features

When you think of innovation, Casio probably isn't the first company on your list. But the company that was made famous by indestructible watches is also a reliable source for point-and-shoot cameras that hit a solid mix ...

Monitoring peatland from Earth and space

A team of UK scientists led by Dr. Karen Anderson (University of Exeter) has developed a new technique for monitoring the condition of peatlands. The team used a combination of images captured from Earth and space to measure ...

Polaroid PoGo brings instant printing to the digital age

(PhysOrg.com) -- Polaroid, founded in 1937 by American physicist Edwin H. Land, invented instant photographic printing. Its first instant film camera went on sale in November 1948, but in February 2008 the company decided ...

Zooming in to catch the bad guys

It's a frequent scene in television crime dramas: Clever police technicians zoom in on a security camera video to read a license plate or capture the face of a hold-up artist. But in real life, enhancing this low-quality ...

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