What’s under those clothes? This system tracks body shapes in real time

What’s under those clothes? This system tracks body shapes in real time
With augmented reality coming in hot and depth tracking cameras due to arrive on flagship phones, the time is right to improve how computers track the motions of people they see — even if that means virtually stripping them of their clothes. A new computer vision system that does just that may sound a little ...

Red Bull decides on Honda F1 engine switch

Although the Milton Keynes-based team had been expected to wait until the Austrian GP to make its final call on the 2019 engine decision, indications now suggest that senior management has made its mind up.Following close evaluation of the performance steps made by both car manufacturers over the Canadian GP weekend, and well aware that ...

Steiner: “this year we are very good at losing opportunities” | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Haas ‘good at losing opportunities’ – Vergne stripped of Le Mans win – Sirotkin playing a part at Williams Source: F1 Fanatic

SurveyMonkey has filed confidentially to go public

The IPO window continues to remain open as SurveyMonkey, which last raised money in 2014 at a $2 billion valuation, announced today that it has confidentially filed to go public. SurveyMonkey can file confidentially with the SEC through the JOBS act signed in 2012, which allows those companies to test the waters before they formally ...

‘Gaming disorder’ is officially recognized by the World Health Organization

Honestly, “gaming disorder” sounds like a phrase tossed around by irritated parents and significant others. After much back and forth, however, the term was just granted validity, as the World Health Organization opted to include it in the latest edition of its Internal Classification of Diseases. The volume, out this week, diagnoses the newly minted ...

'It Will Be Chaos': Film Review | Seattle 2018

'It Will Be Chaos': Film Review | Seattle 2018
Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo’s ‘It Will Be Chaos’ follows individual migrants seeking safety in Europe in 2013 and 2015. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes. Sick of waiting to battle a million people on HQ ...

BitTorrent is selling for $140M to Justin Sun and Tron

BitTorrent, an early mover in concept of building a business around decentralised computing architecture to distribute and store data, is being sold for $140 million in cash to Justin Sun and his blockchain media startup Tron, TechCrunch has learned. Variety yesterday reported that a sale of the company to Sun closed last week, without naming ...

SpeakSee makes it simple for a deaf person to join a group conversation

SpeakSee makes it simple for a deaf person to join a group conversation
There’s a great deal of activity in the fields of speech recognition and the “Internet of Things,” but one natural application of the two has gone relatively unpursued: helping the deaf and hard of hearing take part in everyday conversations. SpeakSee aims to do this (after crowdfunding, naturally) with a clever hardware design that minimizes ...

How local knowledge and data are keys to F1 growth in Asia

Nielsen Sports are known for their in-depth sports research, including but not limited to annual reports on the state of affairs in motorsport: fan engagement, demographics, exposure… If there’s a need for hard data, odds are they can supply it.Which is why, when new Sahara Force India sponsors W66 elected to boost their global brand ...