These videos have been out for a while, but I just came across them recently. Be sure to view the last “Unpacked” version. I really like the midpoint of version 2 which shows new medical visualization technology for collaboratively reviewing patient MRI.
Well sort of, Google had licensed their online 3D anatomy trainer from Zygote. When Google Labs shut down, so did GoogleBody (and their April Fools prank, GoogleCow). Zygote finally took the project and launched it to the public this week. http://www.zygotebody.com/ Zygote’s competitor, BioDigital had a coming out party of sorts at TEDMED yesterday. [...]
This is a very cool software only solution for stereoscopic vision on an iPhone/iPad. Imagine Google’s 3D anatomy where body parts left out of the screen Something very similar was presented at TED, but required a head tracking system. These folks use the iPhone/iPad front facing camera to track the users head and then shift [...]
If you’ve seen the recent Disney movie Mars Needs Moms, then you’ll know that the mom character looks a little odd. The artists are approaching photo realism, but something’s not quite right. This is known as the uncanny valley. Until we reach the ultimate photo realistic goal, we almost need to de-res our avatars or [...]
Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health at the Karolinska Institute and director of the Gapminder Foundation, gained quite a bit of notariety on TED for his “Gapminder” Visualization Technique. He just released a new video that compares lifespan to per capita income for over 200 countries.
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