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Computers on the playing field

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Although there is recent talk of how the recognition aspects of ComputerVision Software can be used by authorities, there has been less focus on the other ways in which it can also be utilized. However, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Computer Vision Laboratory have discovered how to incorporate this science on the Continue Reading

Facial detection zeroes in on micro-expressions

Microexpressions

ComputerVision Software is moving beyond the simple boundaries of facial detection, and now is taking that technology one step further to identifying and decoding micro-expressions on faces. Scientists working with the Machine Vision Group at the University of Oulu in Finland have developed a new system which is able to interpret facial expressions and tell Continue Reading

Creating custom clothing

Body scan

Where 3D scanning was once something relegated to the field of science, now it has expanded to a somewhat unlikely realm: the fashion world. Clothing company Fitted Fashion is the most recent in a series of businesses implementing the use of full-body scanners to take hundreds of measurements of individuals in a matter of minutes. Continue Reading