Software

Explore Mars with Google Mars

Explore Mars with Google Mars

Google, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and scientists at Arizona State University (ASU) have collaborated to create Google Mars. Google Mars includes three different views: elevation, visible, and infrared. The elevation view is a shaded relief map using ...

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Russia to Develop a National OS?

Russia is on its way to developing a Linux-based alternative to Windows, which, according to the Russian news agency “CNews,” is expected to replace operating systems nationwide. The initiative was first proposed by Ilia Ponomarev, chairman of the Subcommittee for ...

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Place Any Video inside Your Home Video

Researchers from Stanford University have developed new artificial intelligence software called ZunaVision, which can place a still image or video on almost any surface inside a video clip. For example, in a video displaying a painting of the sea hanging ...

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Windows 7 Brings Software Based Graphics

Windows 7 Brings Software Based Graphics

Microsoft’s Windows 7 promises to take graphics technology to the next level, by allowing users to experience Direct3D 10 graphics on Direct3D 9 hardware and even process Direct3D 9-level graphics with no special hardware at all. These new features are ...

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Special GUI for Your Eyes Only

Special GUI for Your Eyes Only

Researches at the University of Washington have recently developed a system, which for the first time, offers an instantly customizable approach to user interfaces. Each participant in the program is placed through a brief skills test and then a mathematically-based ...

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FotoNation Red 2.0

FotoNation Red 2.0

The California based company FotoNation has developed technology to remove red eyes from photos, called Red 2.0. It can be used in numerous products besides digital cameras, such as photo printers, PDAs, or mobile phones with photographing abilities. Unlike similar ...

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LWUIT – One Interface to Rule Them All

LWUIT – One Interface to Rule Them All

A team of scientists at the Israeli branch of Sun Microsystems have developed a unifying user interface (UI) library for mobile devices built upon Sun’s well known Java platform. The interface, which according to the development team, was inspired by ...

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Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium, a new planetarium software, enables users to view a realistic image of the night skies. Apparently, Stellarium is more accurate than other similar programs, and since it is an open-source software, can be installed and used for free. Those ...

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Faster than Ever: Firefox 3 is Out

Faster than Ever: Firefox 3 is Out

Finally, after 34 months of development, the full and final release of the Firefox 3 Web browser will be made available for public download this Tuesday, June 17. Based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, the Firefox 3 browser ...

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Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope

Microsoft recently presented a new web application that enables computers to function as virtual telescopes – bringing together imagery from the best ground and Space-based telescopes in the world. As a result, users have a chance to virtually explore the ...

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