Intel Corp. is working on a “depth sensing” technology which would transform laptop and tablet cameras into 3D tools that can sense movement and track emotions.

Apart from bringing a new level of interactivity to 3D games, the improvements will computers understand humans better and “bridge the gap between real and virtual world,” said Anil Nanduri, director of perceptual product solutions at Intel.

He said the enhancements will Webcams to “sense excitement and emotion” and can be used in monitoring children’s feelings such as when they are having problems reading certain words.

RELATED CONTENT

Intel working on chip for big data apps

The camera can also sense depth, size, distance, contours and other parameters.

Depth sensing cameras, he said, will be embedded into laptops, and ultrabooks in the second half of 2014.

The technology will appear in external Webcams such as Senz3D external Webcams which is being developed jointly by Intel and device maker Logitech. From there the technology will trickle down to tablets and smart phones.

Read the whole store here

 

 

 



Related Download
The State of Endpoint Protection & Management: Why Self-Healing is the New Mandate Sponsor: Absolute Software
The State of Endpoint Protection & Management: Why Self-Healing is the New Mandate
Lost and stolen devices. Employees off grid. Repairs or firmware upgrades. Endpoint device visibility frequently goes dark, leaving them vulnerable and open to attack. IT and security teams need a better way than traditional approaches to strengthen the security, visibility and management of endpoint devices.
Register Now