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The Telehuman provides 360 degrees of 3D video chat

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Remember all those science fiction movies and television shows that depicted people in a future time, talking to life-sized holographic images? That time is now. A research team from Queen's University in Ontario has developed a video communications system that allows you to speak with an eerie three-dimensional representation of the person on the other end of the line..
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The Four Degrees of Separation on Facebook

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (3 years ago)

New research sponsored by Facebook out of a Milan computer science university shows that the old saw of there being six degrees of separation is no longer accurate. Call it 4.7 degrees instead. The researchers used a random sampling... Read Post

Paper-thin computers can be rolled up, stuffed in a pocket

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (4 years ago)

It's one invention that is sure to set science fiction fans all agog: a paper-thin computer that can be rolled up and stuffed in a pocket. Researchers at the Queens University Human Media Lab in Ontario, Canada, have developed a... Read Post

'TeleHuman' taps Kinect for 3D holographic videoconferencing

Technology : Emerging Tech (3 years ago)

A Queen’s University researcher has created a Star Trek-like human-scale 3D videoconferencing pod that allows people in different locations to video conference as if they were standing in front of each other. Read Post

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