Panoramic camera ball pitches in

Panoramic camera ball pitches in

The newly designed Squito is an exciting prototype – the first-ever throwable 360-degree panoramic camera ball. Designer and inventor Steve Hollinger created this tennis ball-sized gadget ...

Seeing depth with one 'eye'

Seeing depth with one 'eye'

Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) led by researcher Kenneth Crozier have developed a way for photographers and microscopists to create a 3D image throu...

Disney creates 3D scenes from photos

Disney creates 3D scenes from photos

A Disney Research Zurich project has created a clever algorithm capable of creating photo-realistic 3D models from static photographs. This kind of technology could result in not only improved a...

Lifelike avatars using Makehuman

Lifelike avatars using Makehuman

Artist Mike Pelletier has created his latest piece of digital animation using the open source software Makehuman. The result -- a piece entitled Parametric Expression -- is a disturbing and life...

Latest digital imaging breakthroughs

Latest digital imaging breakthroughs

2013's eminent SIGGRAPH annual meeting -- for computer scientists, artists, developers and filmmakers -- interested in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Bringing togther those wo...

The Exbury Egg

The Exbury Egg

Artist Stephen Turner is working with PAD architects, SPUD (Space Placemaking and Urban Design) a naval architect and a boat bulider to create a new, sustainable stufio: a floating 'egg'...