vision

Elderly Can See Longer with NeoVista

Elderly Can See Longer with NeoVista

NeoVista, based in California, is investigating a new treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a medical condition usually found in older adults that results in a loss of vision. Although there are treatments for this ailment, they are invasive and ...

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MIT Scientists Develop Fibers With Vision

MIT Scientists Develop Fibers With Vision

Researchers from MIT have developed light detecting fibers that can be manipulated into a web and applied on clothing to form a flexible camera. Such fiber web could be utilized in military uniform, where the fabric would allow the soldiers ...

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Teaching Computers to Recognize Objects

Researchers of the European “Cognitive-Level Annotation using Latent Statistical Structure” (CLASS) project are developing technologies that could help computers to visually recognize specific objects, such as one’s glasses, and general classes of objects, such as a random car on the ...

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nVIDIA 3D Gaming Glasses

nVIDIA 3D Gaming Glasses

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2009 held at Las Vegas in January, nVIDIA Corporation unveiled the first high-definition three dimensional (3D) stereo solution for the home called nVIDIA 3D Vision for GeForce. The system consists of high-tech wireless glasses, ...

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Minoru 3D Webcam

Minoru 3D Webcam

The British company Minoru has recently introduced an innovative webcam which offers a unique 3D experience. Unlike most webcams that capture regular photos, this new gadget captures still photos and live videos in 3D – which later could be sent ...

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Seeing with Your Skin

Does seeing through skin cells sound like crazy science fiction to you? Think again. Professor Leonid Yaroslavsky, a researcher from Tel Aviv University, Israel, thinks that humans have an ability to see through their skin. This discovery may lead to ...

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Worm with Sight

Worm with Sight

A team from the University in Michigan, led by Shawn Xu, has discovered that tiny worms can sense light. This discovery may lead to further breakthroughs in the research of vision, helping researchers understand the basis of human vision diseases ...

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TCUAV – An Unmanned Aerial Surveillance System

TCUAV – An Unmanned Aerial Surveillance System

“Planum Vision”, an Israeli company specializing in security systems, has developed the TCUAV – Train Cable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The company claims their UAV has better surveillance capabilities due to its ability to oversee broader areas from different angles at ...

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MS Patients Can Walk Faster Using Virtual Reality

Among other symptoms, Multiple Sclerosis, affects the gait of the patient. This is the result of weak muscles, sensory disorders and general fatigue, and is also caused by incoordination induced by neuronal abnormality. A new device developed by a group ...

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