Software

Researchers turn to crowdsourcing to collect gaze information

(Tech Xplore)—So are we looking at a day when you control your phone with your eyes? If you go to the iTune site, then you find something called GazeCapture. If you have a device with iOS 8.0 or later then you can try ...

Engineering

Electromagnets and sensors track the motions of fingers

A university's ubiquitous computing lab has teamed up with virtual reality company Oculus to work on a system capable of precisely tracking finger movements. You and your VR game in the future could be thriving on magnets ...

Software

Do Not Track will be off default state in IE, Spartan

The Do Not Track (DNT) requests that a web application disable its tracking individual users. Well, Microsoft announced it is changing how Do Not Track (DNT) is implemented in future versions of their browsers. They will ...

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Opel/Vauxhall working on headlamps directed by driver's eyes

You might think about adding this to your future driving experience: will you control your headlamp beams with your gaze? Vauxhall/Opel is developing such a system. It aims headlights where a driver is looking. Engineers ...

Other

Tracking the eye of the pilot

In a collaboration with Swiss International Air Lines, NASA and other partners, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed eye-tracking software for use in pilot training. This allows instructors to analyze the gaze behavior ...

Robotics

'Pheno-Inspect' accelerates plant cultivation

What's the growth like? Have pests and diseases struck? Are the increased droughts affecting the plants? Breeders of new varieties have to collect extensive data on these questions. The start-up "Pheno-Inspect" of the University ...

Internet

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds limited oversight on privacy

Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited ...

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