Facedetection

11.15.12
Apple applies for patent that scales content to match face distance, save us from squinting
11.15.12

Apple applies for patent that scales content to match face distance, save us from squinting

Most software has to be designed around a presumed viewing distance, whether it's up close for a s...

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08.07.12
Sony takes SOEmote live for EverQuest II, lets gamers show their true CG selves (video)
08.07.12

Sony takes SOEmote live for EverQuest II, lets gamers show their true CG selves (video)

We had a fun time trying Sony's SOEmote expression capture tech at E3; now everyone can try it. As...

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07.31.12
Apple patents iOS 5's exposure metering based on face detection, keeps friends in full view
07.31.12

Apple patents iOS 5's exposure metering based on face detection, keeps friends in full view

Many photographers will tell you that their least favorite shooting situation involves a portrait...

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07.26.12
Second Story uses Kinect for augmented shopping, tells us how much that doggie is in the window (video)
07.26.12

Second Story uses Kinect for augmented shopping, tells us how much that doggie is in the window (video)

Second Story isn't content to leave window shoppers guessing at whether or not they can afford tha...

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07.03.12
Google patent filing would identify faces in videos, spot the You in YouTube
07.03.12

Google patent filing would identify faces in videos, spot the You in YouTube

Face detection is a common sight in still photography, but it's a rarity in video outside of certa...

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06.26.12
Google simulates the human brain with 1000 machines, 16000 cores and a love of cats
06.26.12

Google simulates the human brain with 1000 machines, 16000 cores and a love of cats

Don't tell Google, but its latest X lab project is something performed by the great internet publi...

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06.21.12
Samsung's SmartStay replicated by ISeeYou Android app, keeps screens on while you're watching
06.21.12

Samsung's SmartStay replicated by ISeeYou Android app, keeps screens on while you're watching

If you're not joining the Galaxy S III bandwagon and aren't keen on feeling completely left out, t...

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10.18.11
Ice Cream Sandwich revamps Android camera and gallery features
10.18.11

Ice Cream Sandwich revamps Android camera and gallery features

It's been a long time coming, but with the introduction of Ice Cream Sandwich, Android finally tak...

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07.06.11
Prototype glasses use video cameras, face recognition to help people with limited vision
07.06.11

Prototype glasses use video cameras, face recognition to help people with limited vision

We won't lie: we love us a heartwarming story about scientists using run-of-the-mill tech to he...

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