New Kinect Hack Could Help Relieve Phantom Limb Pain

Approximately 70 percent of amputees struggle with psychosomatically-induced chronic pain in their missing appendage, known as Phantom Limb Syndrome. This has traditionally been treated with Mirror Therapy but with only mixed success. A new system utilizing a Kinect and VR goggles could help bring patients some much… » 2/08/12 12:00am 2/08/12 12:00am

Scientists Work Out Way to Capture 3D Texture Info in a Flash

Click to view » 8/27/08 10:00am 8/27/08 10:00amSome scientists at University of Manchester in the UK and Dolby Canada in Vancouver have worked out a way to capture 3D info of complex-textured objects really simply with a camera flash. You should care about this because it's likely to make the textures applied to characters and objects in computer…