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PhD position in computer vision and virtual currencies

Application deadline: Thu, 07/17/2014 Location:Girona, Spain Employer:University of Girona & Social Currencies Management,SL The University of Girona and the spin-off Social Currencies Management, SL are looking for a PhD candidate to investigate a… → Read More: PhD position in computer vision and virtual currencies

Project TangoOver the past 18 months, Projec

Over the past 18 months, Project Tango has been collaborating with robotics laboratories from around the world to concentrate the past decade of research and computer vision into a new class of mobile device. → Read More: Project TangoOver the past 18 months, Projec

HOW SMART ARE THE SMARTPHONES?

New Accepted Article: A. Amanatiadis and S. A. Chatzichristofis, “HOW SMART ARE THE SMARTPHONES? BRIDGING THE MARKETING AND IT GAP”, «IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine», IEEE, Accepted for Publication, 2014. The term “smart” has become wid… → Read More: HOW SMART ARE THE SMARTPHONES?

Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM) 2014

Dec. 1-4, 2014, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia The Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM) is the major annual international conference in Asia organized as a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art technological advances and research results in… → Read More: Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM) 2014

New Datasets

The Fish4Knowledge project (groups.inf.ed.ac.uk/f4k/) is pleased to announce the availability of 2 subsets of our tropical coral reef fish video and extracted fish data. See below for 3 other Fish4Knowledge project datasets. Dataset #1: a 10 minute vi… → Read More: New Datasets

Making Video Interaction on Touch Devices Consistent

Article from http://vidosearch.com/ The video players on smartphones and tablets typically use seeker-bars for temporal navigation in videos. In order to jump to different positions in the video you simply have to drag the seeker-bar. However, we argue… → Read More: Making Video Interaction on Touch Devices Consistent

Avidbots Wants to Automate Commercial Cleaning With Robots

Vacuuming is one of the few markets where robots have proven that they can be consistently commercially successful. There’s a good reason for this: vacuuming is a repetitive, time-intensive task that has to be performed over and over again in environm… → Read More: Avidbots Wants to Automate Commercial Cleaning With Robots

Google’s Autonomous Cars Are Smarter Than Ever at 700,000 Miles

Google has just posted an update on its self-driving car program, which we’ve been watching closely for the past several years. The cars have surpassed 700,000 autonomous accident-free miles (around 1.13 million kilometers), and they’re learning how t… → Read More: Google’s Autonomous Cars Are Smarter Than Ever at 700,000 Miles

Project Naptha

Meme generation might never be the same again. Project Naptha is a browser extension that lets users select, copy, edit and translate text from any image — so long as it is under 30 degrees of rotation. The plug-in runs on the Stroke Width Transform… → Read More: Project Naptha

SIMPLE Descriptors

Abstract: In this paper we propose and evaluate a new technique that localizes the description ability of several global descriptors. We employ the SURF detector to define salient image patches of blob-like textures and use the  MPEG-7 Scalable Co… → Read More: SIMPLE Descriptors