Creating 3D models with a simple webcam (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Constructing virtual 3D models usually requires heavy and expensive equipment, or takes lengthy amounts of time. A group of researchers at the University of Cambridge, Qi Pan, Dr Gerhard Reitmayr and Dr Tom ...

Two Retinal Imaging Display Devices at Prototype Stage

(PhysOrg.com) -- NEC and Brother are both developing wearable prototype devices that use Retinal Imaging Display (RID) technology to project images directly on the wearer's retina. NEC's gadget is designed to interpret foreign ...

See your photos in 3D on new website

(PhysOrg.com) -- You could turn your holiday snaps or favourite figurines into three-dimensional images with new free software developed by a researcher from Queensland University of Technology and the Australasian CRC for ...

DIY 'tinkerers' create more than mere toys from spare parts

To Ken Delahoussaye, an old computer, cell phone, camera or even a child's toy is much more than a disposable device. Each is something he can take apart and fuse with other parts to create something totally new.

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

Computer engineers at Washington University in St. Louis are bringing the minimalist approach to medical care and computing by coupling USB-based ultrasound probe technology with a smartphone, enabling a compact, mobile computational ...

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