All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Computer Vision and Augmented Reality’

Marines conduct first live-fire augmented reality training

By Mark Pomerleau, 8 Sep 2015, Defense Systems “Marines recently tested augmented reality technology in a live-fire training exercise for the first time. Developed by the Office of Naval Research, the Augmented Immersive Team Trainer (AITT) system consists of a laptop, software and battery pack, and a helmet-mounted display. It supports live, virtual and cutting-edge training scenarios.” For full article, …

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Cutting edge glasses give Marines a clear view of augmented reality

By Kevin McCaney, Defense Systems, 22 May 2015: “Marines recently took another step into the looking-glass world of augmented reality, using new “optical see-through” glasses that helped them make a battlefield out of a golf course. The glasses, developed by the Office of Naval Research, were connected for the first time to the Augmented Immersive Team Trainer (AITT) at the …

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DARPA-funded augmented reality technology moves to commercial sector

By Joey Cheng, May 29, 2014 Developed over the course of six years in a secretive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program, the Applied Research Associates’ (ARA) augmented reality software has made significant headway in the realm of heads-up displays. Heads-up displays, otherwise known as HUDs, have been commonly used in video games and vehicle cockpits to provide enhanced situational …

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Augmented Cognition 2014 Conference

Here (AC_2014_advert) is the Call for Participation for the Augmented Cognition 2014 Conference for your consideration. More information can be found at http://www.hcii2014.org/ac This event is part of HCI International 2014 that is held jointly with affiliated Conferences (all under one management and one registration) that will be held in Crete, Greece. The Conference will start with three days of Tutorials (22-24 June). Parallel Sessions, …

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ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI): Call for Research Demonstrations & Posters

Students and colleagues: FYI (Note: Scroll down to see Call for Posters)   ****************** CALL FOR RESEARCH DEMONSTRATIONS ****************** ********* ACM SYMPOSIUM ON SPATIAL USER INTERACTION (SUI) ********* * Apologies for cross-posting * We invite you to participate in the ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction (SUI) by submitting a proposal for a research demonstration!  SUI 2013 seeks research demonstrations …

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Long-distance 3D laser camera

An interesting article on new 3D laser technology that ‘scans’ objects that are 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) far away: Long-distance 3D laser camera unveiled by Edinburgh team http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22079704   best,Amela  

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New touchsceen technology: Touchscreen ‘that reacts even without touching’

An interesting web article about new capacitive touch screen, sensitive to ‘approaching’ human fingers even when they are not touching the screens: ” Touchscreen ‘that reacts even without touching’ ” http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p015scm8 This will be a great resource for human-computer interaction using simple gesture recognition best, Amela

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Intel Perceptual Computing?

Is anyone familiar with Intel’s Percpetual Computing SDK? Intel demos perceptual computing software toolkit – Computerworld Computerworld – BARCELONA — Software engineers at Intel are exploring new ways people can use the human voice, gestures and head-and-eye movements to operate computers. More thoughts here: http://www.technologyreview.com/news/509941/intels-new-interface-idea-is-a-mash-up-of-all-the-others/ Or direct from Intel http://software.intel.com/sites/billboard/article/intel-and-perceptual-computing Now’s the right time to try out perceptual computing. The …

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Call for Papers: Workshop on Off-The-Shelf Virtual Reality & Workshop on Virtual and Augmented Assistive Technology

Two calls for papers: Workshop on Off-The-Shelf Virtual Reality IEEE Virtual Reality 2013, Orlando, FL March 16, 2013 http://otsvr.ict.usc.edu/ and Workshop on Virtual and Augmented Assistive Technology March 17th 2013 IEEE Virtual Reality 2013, Orlando, FL VAAT Website: http://cs.utsa.edu/~jpq/vaat/ best, Amela ——————————————— Call for Papers Workshop on Off-The-Shelf Virtual Reality IEEE Virtual Reality 2013, Orlando, FL March 16, 2013 http://otsvr.ict.usc.edu/ …

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Call for Papers: IUI’13 Interdisciplinary Workshop on Location Awareness for Mixed and Dual Reality

An interesting workshop on Location Awareness and Mixed reality systems. The military application that is closest to this is Immersive Infantry Trainer, and efforts along the lines of BASE-IT project (in case of that project environment/system ‘tracking’ all participants and evaluating their performance). As if we did not have enough ways to describe different VR setups and combinations with real …

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