Object recognition

02.21.12
Sony makes a patent move for Kinect style controller
02.21.12

Sony makes a patent move for Kinect style controller

We're not suggesting Sony has a Kinect style controller coming soon, but it certainly filed a paten...

By J. Trew,   02.21.12
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12.29.11
How I Met Your Robot Mother: a Qbo 'First' (video)
12.29.11

How I Met Your Robot Mother: a Qbo 'First' (video)

Is consciousness programmable? Do robots feel? Would Kubrick have approved of Spielberg's handlin...

By J. Volpe,   12.29.11
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12.08.11
Google+ and Goggles apps for Android updated with new features
12.08.11

Google+ and Goggles apps for Android updated with new features

It's time to stop ignoring that "updates available" notification and start enjoying some refreshed G...

By S. Sakr,   12.08.11
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11.29.11
Qbo robot looks in a mirror, learns who he is (video)
11.29.11

Qbo robot looks in a mirror, learns who he is (video)

A robot equipped with stereoscopic vision and some object and facial recognition programs opens u...

By D. Melanson,   11.29.11
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07.23.11
Google acquires PittPatt, wants to know you on a face-to-face basis
07.23.11

Google acquires PittPatt, wants to know you on a face-to-face basis

Google's quietly pitter-pattering its acquisitive ways back into the controversial realm of facia...

By J. Volpe,   07.23.11
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07.14.11
Microsoft licenses GeoVector's augmented reality search for local guidance (video)
07.14.11

Microsoft licenses GeoVector's augmented reality search for local guidance (video)

After the ho-hum AR demonstration of Windows Phone Mango, Microsoft appears to be stepping up its...

By Z. Lutz,   07.14.11
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05.22.11
Sony's SmartAR demoed live, raises the bar for augmented reality (video)
05.22.11

Sony's SmartAR demoed live, raises the bar for augmented reality (video)

Remember Sony's SmartAR? The markerless AR technology that promises reality augmentation...

By S. Buckley,   05.22.11
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04.09.11
Aurasma's AR iPhone app to turn everyday objects into multimedia triggers (video)
04.09.11

Aurasma's AR iPhone app to turn everyday objects into multimedia triggers (video)

We've seen augmented reality done what seems like a million different ways, but we've never seen it...

By C. Trout,   04.09.11
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12.04.09
Harvard and MIT researchers working to simulate the visual cortex to give computers true sight
12.04.09

Harvard and MIT researchers working to simulate the visual cortex to give computers true sight

It sounds like a daunting task, but some researchers at Harvard and MIT have banded together to bas...

By P. Miller,   12.04.09
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