Intel has joined the parade of companies trying to beam video to your TV. The chipmaker is betting on “WiDi,” its technology for streaming media wirelessly from...Wired From ACM News | September 20, 2010
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a device called pCubee that offers all the thrills of the three-dimensional (3-D) experience without the...Wired From ACM TechNews | March 31, 2010
Mechanical fireflies could help create a new kind of 3-D display, say researchers at MIT.
Standing in for the bioluminescent beetles will be LED-fitted, remotely...Wired From ACM News | February 22, 2010
Google engineers are working on a translator for Google Android smartphones to convert one language into another quickly enough to allow speakers without a common...Wired From ACM News | February 8, 2010
The situation was desperate for the Denver Broncos. On the first Sunday of the National Football League’s 2009 season, with only 28 seconds left in the game, they...Wired From ACM News | February 1, 2010
Sure, we’re all plugged in and online 24/7. But fewer American kids are growing up to be bona fide computer geeks. And that poses a serious security risk for the...Wired From ACM News | January 15, 2010
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
The recent ACM SIGGRAPH conference offered a video demonstration of Control of Remotely Interfaced Systems using Touch-based Actions in Living spaces (CRISTAL),...Wired News From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2009
Southern Methodist University professor Marc Christensen, backed by funding from the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has developed...Wired News From ACM TechNews | July 8, 2009
The Netflix Prize, a computing challenge that's been compared to scaling Mount Everest and flummoxed programmers for more than three years, has been summited. Two...Wired.com From ACM News | June 29, 2009
Computer programs that play the game of Go have advanced to the point where they can beat professional human players, as demonstrated by recent victories at the...Wired News From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2009