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Articles tagged with: vision

The Blind Can SEE The Colors!!

There are no limits to how better can technology make our life better; for instance, a research team at Hebrew University of Jerusalem has developed a new system to help the blind. It’s been named EyeMusic. The system uses sensory substitution devices (SSD).

The SSD’s converts images in to music, thus allowing the visually damaged eyes to ‘see’ using music.

Huawei Launches Vision With Android Gingerbread

Huawei, though not very successful in the smartphone industry, just keeps on pushing smartphones in the market. A recent example of Huawei, was their Ideos smartphone series had not been very successful because of bulky designs and average specs.

But now, it seems as if Huawei has learned a lesson. The company announced it’s all-new Huawei Vision in Beijing today. Although it is not a high end smartphone, it packs some pretty nice features and hardware. It will come loaded with Android Gingerbread 2.3 and some sort of “3D interface”.

Google Acquires Facial Recognition Company, Pittpatt

Google is keenly interested in upgrading its current projects and adding new and exciting features to them. Recently, Google bought Fridge, a social networking firm. Now Google has acquired PittPatt(Pittsburg Pattern Recognition), a face recognition software company.

3D Display Harms Your Eyes And Brain

Since the introduction of 3D screen technology and 3D movies, we have been attracted to theatres and everything connected with 3D technology. But no one ever thought of why a headache occurs after viewing 3d content. Why does one feel fatigue or visual discomfort after viewing 3D content?

A Research Team at University Of California, Berkley conducted a research on 24 adults and determined that 3D content hurts both your eyes and brain. The medical term used for this is ‘vergence-accomodation’. To view 3D content, the eyes must adjust accordingly and constantly to both screen and distance of the 3D content which puts unnecessary work on eyes and extra burden on your brain.

Full HD On A 4.8″ Screen- Check It Out

Samsung and LG are working in consortium to pack extra pixels into tablet-sized screens for a very high-density pixel ratio. Last year, Ortus Technologies demonstrated a 4.8-inch Full HD LCD that was able to manage a 1920 x 1080 458ppi into a panel that provided images far sharper than iPhone 4’s Retina Display. Ortus Technologies is back to show us the upgraded display in 3D.

The new display uses an Arisawa Xpol polarizer film that splits the image into a set of left eye images and a set of right eye images. The viewer gives up some vertical resolution in exchange…

High Tech Used For Military Dogs

Although the U.S. military has a plethora of tools at its disposal, it seems that they are also using high tech gear for K-9 units. The SEAL team that raided Osama Bin Laden brought one of these dogs that was equipped with high tech gear. Although dogs are already used by law enforcement agencies, they often do not have many “features” that make them less susceptible to injury or more likely to succeed whatever mission they are set to conquer.

Nvidia’s New 3D Vision Plugin

Nvidia launched today the 3D Vision Plugin that allows individuals to access three dimensional content on the web. With the Silverlight code, users who have 3D Vision glasses can enjoy their favorite content on the web. The plugin and the kit are both available today and most modern Nvidia GeForce video cards will support 3D Vision. Nvidia hasn’t mentioned support for other platforms yet, but since the technology makes use of stereoscopic 3D, it is likely to work with other video cards as well, such as an AMD Radeon.