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Animated stereoviews of old Japan

In the late 19th and early 20th century, enigmatic photographer T. Enami (1859-1929) captured a number of 3D stereoviews depicting life in Meiji-period Japan. [Sumo wrestlers] A stereoview consists of a pair of nearly identical images that appear three… → Read More: Animated stereoviews of old Japan

EMC-11

The 6th International Conference on Embedded and Multimedia Computing (EMC-11), technically co-sponsored by FTRA, will be held in Enshi, China on August 11-13, 2011.EMC-11 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of adva… → Read More: EMC-11

Seeing in stereo: Engineers invent lens for 3-D microscope

Two Ohio State University engineers inspect a lens that enables microscopes to capture 3-D images. Shown from left to right are inventors Lei Li, a postdoctoral researcher, and Allen Yi, associate professor of integrated systems engineering. Credit: Ph… → Read More: Seeing in stereo: Engineers invent lens for 3-D microscope

3-D Models Created by a Cell Phone

With a few snapshots, you can build a detailed virtual replica. Capturing an object in three dimensions needn’t require the budget of Avatar. A new cell phone app developed by Microsoft researchers can be sufficient. The software uses overlapping snaps… → Read More: 3-D Models Created by a Cell Phone

Shine a mathematical spotlight on your street

Our cities are filled with buildings, roads, cars, buses, trains, bikes, parks and gardens. They are crisscrossed with power, water, sewage and transport systems. They are built by engineers, architects, planners, technologists, doctors, designers an… → Read More: Shine a mathematical spotlight on your street

Predicting Future Appearance: New Computer-Based Technique Ages Photographic Images of People’s Faces

ScienceDaily (Mar. 11, 2011) — A Concordia graduate student has designed a promising computer program that could serve as a new tool in missing-child investigations and matters of national security. Khoa Luu has developed a more effective computer-ba… → Read More: Predicting Future Appearance: New Computer-Based Technique Ages Photographic Images of People’s Faces

Call for S3MR 2011: Summer School on Social Media Retrieval

The 2nd Summer School on Social Media Retrieval (http://www.s3mr.eu/) will be held during June 26 – 01 July, 2011 in Antalya, Turkey. The event is co-organized by the EU PetaMedia Network of Excellence and EIT ICT LABS. APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 2… → Read More: Call for S3MR 2011: Summer School on Social Media Retrieval

SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

Award Description This award will be presented every year to a researcher whose PhD thesis has made contributions and has the potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication and applications. The goal will be to evaluate contributi… → Read More: SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

Cancer Diagnosis by Smart Phone.

Reported by Jocelyn Kaiser, in Science, on 23 February 2011 Want to know whether you have cancer? There may soon be an app for that. Cancer researchers have come up with a small device that—with the aid of a smart phone—could allow physicians to fi… → Read More: Cancer Diagnosis by Smart Phone.

MUE 2011 Call for Papers

The 5th IEEE/FTRA International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE2011) http://www.ftrai.org/mue2011 Crete, Greece, June 28-30, 2011 Co-sponsored by IEEE Tainan Section, Published by IEEE ** Important Notices ** 1. Submission due:… → Read More: MUE 2011 Call for Papers