If you're located in or near Silicon Valley (or aren't, but have access to a computer), are interested in gesture-based user interfaces, and don't have any plans for tomorrow evening, this post is for you. The Bay Area SID (Society for Information Display) chapter sponsors monthly technical seminars on various display-related topics, for SID members and non-members alike.
Around two months ago, I mentioned some of the notable image processing-based technologies that Google's R&D lab was busy improving and turning into publicly available products. Here's another one, involving neural network-based analysis and identification.
Back in mid-April, I shared with you the video of the March 2012 Embedded Vision Alliance Member Summit keynote from Jim Donlon, a Program Manager for DARPA (the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
This past week was a notable one for the Embedded Vision Alliance. Jeff Bier and Eric Gregori represented the Alliance in three presentations at the Embedded Vision Alliance, one of them also showcasing demonstrations from Analog Devices, Texas Instruments and Xilinx.
Those of you with children may sometimes find yourselves challenged to correctly identify the objects in art "masterpieces" created by your offspring ("That's a great cow...or is it a horse? Oh...it's a dog...now I see..."). Soon (if not now), according to researchers at Brown University and the Technical University of Berlin, you might be able to harness computer cognizance to assist your association efforts.