The Microsoft's revolutionary hardware, the Microsoft Kinect, is getting a new piece of brain. Microsoft just released Face Tracking SDK in Kinect For Windows.
Bill Hammack takes apart a digital camera and explains how it captures images using a CCD (charge coupled device). He also shares how a single CCD is used with a color filter array to create colored images.
If you ever come across a person with a giant helmet which looks like a robot in the street, don't be scared. Just step forward and touch the person
Computer games can be played using eye-tracking technology to control the action on screen. All players have to do is look at what they want to shoot. Two cameras record eye movements and send commands to the software. Swedish company Tobii has been working on this technology for 10 years, and it is already well established as an aid for disabled people.
If you take Adam Harvey's advice, here's what you might wanna wear to a party this weekend: A funny hat, asymmetrical glasses, a tuft of hair that dangles off your nose bridge and, most likely, a black-and-white triangle taped to your cheekbone. Optional: Cubic makeup patterns all around your eyes.
Breathtaking... Nearly 20 years after first finding the sunken remains of the R.M.S. Titanic, marine explorer Robert Ballard returned in June 2004 helped by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean Exploration to study the ship's rapid deterioration.
A small German firm offers a unique service to the country's construction industry: It uses historical British and American aerial photography from World War II air strikes to determine the location of unexploded bombs. Thousands of tons of bombs still lie in the soil and the duds are becoming more dangerous.
Marco Tempest spins a beautiful story of what magic is, how it entertains us and how it highlights our humanity -- all while working extraordinary illusions with his hands and an augmented reality machine.
Apparently Google is working on something it calls “Project Glass” which is focused around augmented-reality glasses. You might think technology is penetrating way beyond where it supposed to in our daily life,
Filming a butterfly's flight could help the researchers to design tiny flying robots. To improve the next generation of insect-size flying machines, Johns Hopkins engineers have been aiming high-speed video cameras