Depth-sensing 3D cameras like the Microsoft Kinect have issues seeing in bright light. A new technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Toronto helps cameras make out the 3D contours in any lighting condition.
Ubi Interactive, in partnership with Microsoft, launched a new app for the Kinect that turns any image projected onto a surface into a giant touchscreen. The software has the Kinect and a projector working together to create a touch display on any surface.
A solar powered house you control with the flick of your wrists? It might sound like something you would see in a science fiction film, but thanks to the collaborative efforts of Caltech and SCI-Arch it is now a reality.