Turning Mobile Phones into 3D Scanners
Demonstration from the Computer Vision and Geometry Lab (part of ETH Zurich) of an unreleased app which can capture 3D data with a mobile phone camera without the aid of a depth sensor. Video embedded below:
There is no documentation currently available online, but it appears that data generation occurs both in-phone and with the assistance of data-connection, as well as being exportable.
Freefall Robotic Camera
A team of students at the University of Nottingham start work on a robotic camera to film skydivers.
Filmed and edited by James Hennessy (with some extra footage by the students!)
Featuring Tom Dryden, Tom Shorten, Peter Storey and David Alatorre.
Test Tube is a project for the University of Nottingham.
More at http://www.test-tube.org.uk/
via Nottingham Science.
The Twitter Mandela Hall Of Shame
oh this is just too funny
Brainstorm - Episode 165 - Move Over Graphene, Tin Is In
The World Outside My Window - Time Lapse of Earth from the ISS (4K) (by David Peterson)
Earth as a delicate marble, suspended in the great cosmic sphere….
The picture quality… the view…
Damn… no words…
So I just came home from an exam to learn that Nelson Mandela passed away… not a nice way to finish the day.
The world has lost an important voice for peace today…
RIP Mandela 1918-2013