Shape-changing fog screen invented

There is something spooky about being able to see and talk to the pirate Blackbeard while one walks down a dark alley and then stepping right through him as he disappears into thin air. Such entertainment experiences are ...

ShakeID tracks touch action in multi-user display

(Phys.org) -- How do you determine who is doing the touching with a multi-user touch display? Microsoft Research has published a paper that presents a technique for doing so. The researchers make their attempt by fusing Kinect, ...

US approves Google's acquisition of Admeld

The US Justice Department on Friday approved Google's $400 million acquisition of Admeld, a company that provides an online advertising platform for publishers.

Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A research project at Microsoft Research Cambridge has brought forth a prototype called Holodesk, which lets you manipulate virtual objects with your hand. You literally "get your hands on" the virtual display. ...

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