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How humans & machines can team up to solve big problems

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(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger. pinar@pinarozger.com In the same way a microscope helps augment the innate ability of the human eye, Quid is trying to create tools to augment how we as humans process unstructured data and visualize it, said Sean Gourley, co-founder and CTO of Quid, on stage at Structure:Data...
How humans & machines can team up to solve big problems

Color-Blind Man Is Now A Cyborg Who Can Hear Color

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When Neil Harbisson was a kid, he could only see in black and white. In fact, he wasn't totally convinced that colors actually existed. But now, Harbisson can sense color. He still can't see colors. But now he can hear them with a device he helped create in 2004 called...
Color-Blind Man Is Now A Cyborg Who Can Hear Color
Ubisoft developer says Wii U GamePad response time is 'crazy' fast
Swiss group builds insect-inspired camera system with 180-degree vision
LG’s new 440 PPI display is way too much of a good thing

Samsung's eeeny-weeny Galaxy Pocket is examined under the FCC's magnifying glass

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Once those wags at the FCC had finished joking about how difficult the Galaxy Pocket is to see with the human eye, it was time to get examining. Samsung's cellphone with a 2.8-inch display was revealed to be packing GSM 850 / 1900 and UMTS Band V radios that'll...
Samsung's eeeny-weeny Galaxy Pocket is examined under the FCC's magnifying glass
Researchers at Georgia Tech develop robot cameras that replicate eye movement

Apple's 'microslot antennas' are invisible to the naked eye, could see use in future iPhones

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Apple on Tuesday won the patent rights to a "microslot antenna" technology that allows for the creation of components integrated into the housing of a portable device, such as the iPhone, making them nearly invisible to the human eye....
Apple's 'microslot antennas' are invisible to the naked eye, could see use in future iPhones

Windows 8 Tablets: Just as Crisp as the iPad's Retina?

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Windows 8 specs include displays that are even sharper than Apple's fabled Retina display, which Apple claims is as clear as the human eye is capable of seeing....
Windows 8 Tablets: Just as Crisp as the iPad's Retina?

From print to Pinterest: Digimarc expands digital watermarking service

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The new issue of House Beautiful, hitting store shelves today, is being billed as the first Pinterest-enabled print magazine — allowing readers to scan the first page of the “Kitchen of the Month” feature with a smartphone app to connect to a Pinterest pinboard preloaded with pictures that they can...
From print to Pinterest: Digimarc expands digital watermarking service

'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged 83

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Bryce Bayer, former Eastman Kodak scientist, and inventor of the Bayer Filter -- found with most modern digital image sensors -- has sadly recently passed. Bayer's work with Kodak left an indelible mark on almost every digital image you see today, both figuratively, and literally. His eponymous color filter,...
'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged 83
Microsoft patent suggest eyewear integration for Xbox, Windows Phone

ByteLight's Lightbulbs Send Invisible Blinking Codes To Your iPhone

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Bulbs, starting at $69 for two, can screw into regular fixtures and broadcast offers, maps, or information to customers or guests of businesses--and send movement and behavior data to business owners. The lightbulbs at Boston's Museum of Science are talking to visitors. The museum recently partnered with ByteLight, a...
ByteLight's Lightbulbs Send Invisible Blinking Codes To Your iPhone

The iPad Mini's display isn't Retina, but it's still good enough

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Retina-caliber displays are superb. Apple defines “Retina” as a display that is so high-resolution that at a specific distance defined by the screen’s size, the human eye cannot distinguish individual pixels. Without a doubt, this is a huge improvement in screen technology that truly makes text and images come come...
The iPad Mini's display isn't Retina, but it's still good enough
Hiding in plain sight: new frog species found in New York City

Hasselblad H4D40 First Impressions

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During WPPI I had the pleasure of meeting the president of Hasselblad USA and, getting my hands on the new Hasselblad H4D40. The 40 megapixel camera is a design marvel. It features a CCD sensor by Kodak and performs well in low light, it has a very wide dynamic...
Hasselblad H4D40 First Impressions

Canon video chip can 'see' in same darkness as human eye

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Japanese camera manufacturer Canon has developed a large sensor chip for shooting video in extremely dim conditions....
Canon video chip can 'see' in same darkness as human eye

Rambus Binary Pixel brings single-shot HDR photos to phone cameras

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Most high dynamic range photography 'cheats' by merging multiple exposures into a composite image, which can lead to blurry shots. While HDR camera technology is catching up and will even let us record HDR video on our smartphones, Rambus believes its new Binary Pixel technology can achieve the effect...
Rambus Binary Pixel brings single-shot HDR photos to phone cameras
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be three times more scratch resistant than previous generations

Facebook, Amazon and Google All Help Charity Create Cancer-Busting Mobile Game

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Three of technology's biggest names are donating manpower or resources to help Cancer Research UK's drive to turn gamers into "citizen scientists." Programmers and engineers from some of the biggest tech companies are teaming up with a cancer charity in the UK to create a mobile game that will...
Facebook, Amazon and Google All Help Charity Create Cancer-Busting Mobile Game

Art of science: extremely small, incredibly close

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These photographs from the Wellcome Image Awards 2012, record a beauty usually hidden to the human eye...
Art of science: extremely small, incredibly close

The camera that can see through frosted glass and skin, and around corners

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Scientists in Israel have created a camera that can see around corners, or through solid objects such as frosted glass, and skin. The most exciting facet of this innovation is that the camera uses natural light to perform the imaging — such as a lamp, or the Sun — and...
The camera that can see through frosted glass and skin, and around corners
Watch this: PBS 'Off Book' explores worlds beyond the human eye

Fighting Blindness With Telescope Implants

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A new treatment for macular degeneration involves implanting a tiny telescope in the eyes of patients. A new technology recently approved by the FDA fights blindness by implanting a tiny telescope in the eye. VisionCare's CentraSight treatment program for end-stage age-related macular degeneration replaces the lens of a human...
Fighting Blindness With Telescope Implants
Nanosys raises $15M to use 'quantum dots' to make displays 50 percent brighter
What the iPad 3′s Retina display looks like under a microscope
Four Perspectives On Augmented Reality And Its Future

How technology is creating a reading revolution

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Reading has truly seen a big change in the last few years. With high-definition video, hyper-real video games, and high-quality audio so readily available, it is a little counter-intuitive that boring old books, and the technology behind them, are still going from strength to strength. Really, there has never been...
How technology is creating a reading revolution
Adobe brings Retina/HiDPI support to Photoshop and Illustrator
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