A Face-Tracking Marshmallow Cannon Aims Straight For Your Mouth

Normally, you wouldn't want to have a cannon aimed at your face, much less a cannon that can see your face and follow it around. But a team of mechanical and electrical engineering students at Olin College decided to challenge that notion with their marshmallow-firing Confectionary Cannon. It's worth getting in this… »1/13/14 11:00am1/13/14 11:00am

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, I Hunted You Down and Slammed You Against A Cop Car

DefenseTech is covering a pretty unique new system for hunting down folks on hours and hours of video tape or—more correctly—digital video. The system takes a few shots of any person and then combs any video feed for that person's face, allowing hotels and other "high-security" areas to follow suspects throughout… »1/25/06 10:38am1/25/06 10:38am