Monday, 2 de March de 2015

Noticias y opinión en Multimedia y Ocio


Multimedia search without detours

Finding a particular song or video is often no easy matter. Manually assigned metadata may be incorrect, and the unpacking of compressed data can slow up the search. DIVAS, a multimedia search engine, uses digital fingerprints to reliably locate what you are looking for.

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In Depth: 8 amazing tech advances on the horizon

The weird and wonderful that'll be part of everyday life

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Is 3D Bad for You?

Researchers are studying whether viewing 3D causes eyestrain.

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Blu-ray Disc Association Unveils High-Capacity Formats

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Look Sharp: Video Search Engine Helps Monitor Criminals, Employees and Consumers Alike

3VR wants to be the Google of surveillance footage, giving businesses the ability to search video for specific people, places and things

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Researchers develop fast methods for making 3D city models

There is a growing demand for three-dimensional city models, but creating these models is expensive and labour-intensive. Shi Pu and Sander Oude Elberink of the University of Twente, The Netherlands, have each developed a method to largely automate this process, using topographic information from the land registry in combination with laser measurement data.

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Desarrollan un sistema de visualización braille a pantalla completa

Permitirá a los invidentes sacar el máximo partido a la web y a otras aplicaciones informáticas

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Playing 'Pong' with the blink of an eye (w/ Video)

University students have developed a computer game that is operated by eye movements, which could allow people with severe physical disabilities to become 'gamers' for the first time, they announce today.

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Innovation: Gaze trackers eye computer gamers

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More Google TV Details Emerge

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Bringing damaged records back to life

They may be crackly but there is something special about an old record. Researchers in Switzerland are working on a technique to revive old records that can no longer be reproduced.

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3-D Tabletop Display Gets Rid of the Glasses

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Video Game Makers Losing To Casual, Social Gaming Trends

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Ubisoft compensating for DRM with free games

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In Depth: 10 new technologies that will revolutionise your life

The tech advances set to make a real difference

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Microsoft Research TechFest 2010: NUI and the cloud dominate

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Getting families and friends together again, virtually

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In Depth: The ultimate guide to media streaming

Windows 7 sharing, UPnP, DNLA and more explained

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Real-World Virtual Reality

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3D haptics to help surgeons feel the cutting edge

AUSTRALIAN researchers are developing a universal simulator to bring a realistic sense of touch to simulations for medical procedures, defence and policing.

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