November 11, 2013

Back in July, I mentioned that the upcoming "Kinect 2.0" peripheral for the next-generation Xbox One would implementation-transition from the structured light technology used in its first-generation Kinect precursor to a time-of-flight approach.

October 17, 2013

As you may have recently noticed in perusing the Alliance member page, two new companies recently joined the membership list.

October 11, 2013

Embedded Vision Alliance member IHS may be more familiar to some of you as IMS Research; IHS acquired IMS in March 2012. The Interactive Technology Summit may be more familiar to some of you via its prior name, the Touch Gesture Motion Conference.

October 11, 2013

Embedded Vision Alliance member AMD's yearly Developer Summit (APU 13, for short) will take place next month, November 11-13 to be exact, in San Jose, California. Alliance founder Jeff Bier will one of the featured speakers at the conference, delivering a presentation entitled "Creating Smarter Applications and Systems Through Visual Intelligence." Here's an abstract:

October 10, 2013

Professor Brian Lovell of the University of Queensland, Australia, who's also Chief Technical Officer at Imagus Technology, is a well-known figure in the fields of fields of computer vision and pattern recognition. Lovell is also a long-time advisor to (and advocate of) the Embedded Vision Alliance.

October 2, 2013

Coming up soon (less than a month away, to be precise, as I write this post on September 9) is the second annual East Coast iteration of the Embedded Vision Summit, a free day-long technical educational forum to be held on October 2, 2013 at the Regency Inn and Conference Center in Westford, Massachusetts.

September 26, 2013

As I suspect a notable percentage of you already realize, Apple earlier this month unveiled its latest iPhone 5C and 5S cellular handsets, both of which went on sale last week.

September 26, 2013

Smartphones and tablets are compelling platforms for implementing embedded vision applications for numerous reasons, as I've already written and spoken about on several past occasions.

September 26, 2013

Kudos to Gizmodo for the heads-up on a just-published, very informative video by Computerphile, shown above. It captures an interview with several researchers from Nottingham Trent University's Interactive Systems Research Group in the United Kingdom. With clinical medical applications (such as use by stroke victims) in mind, they've developed a prototype gesture interface system that leverages a "glove", a Wiimote, and several open-source and free software packages.

September 5, 2013

Elon Musk is, I've concluded, the closest thing to Leonardo Da Vinci or another Renaissance Man that we have in modern times.