System automatically converts 2-D video to 3-D.

Scientists at MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) have leveraged videogame technology to generate broadcast quality 3D video of soccer and football  matches from a 2D source in real time. The resulting video can reportedly be enjoyed with any 3D TV or virtual reality headset, and could lead to much more 3D content becoming available in the near future. When working to full effect, 3D technology can deliver highly immersive user experiences, but the content on these platforms is...
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Kolibree – The Fun, Intelligent, Beautiful toothbrush.

The first smart sonic toothbrush that turns tooth brushing into a game, educates kids, and empowers parents. The Kolibree can tell you if your brushing sessions tend to be as long and thorough as they should be.The Bluetooth-enabled Kolibree is now being replaced with a new model that’s both better and more affordable. The new Kolibree improves upon the original with better Bluetooth connectivity, more precise motion tracking and is cheaper. According to the Paris-based company behind the too...
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‘Osmo Numbers’ Takes the Fear Out Of Figures

iPad Game System Osmo wants to make learning math fun. Osmo, the clever educational gadget for iPads, got a new game. Numbers teaches math with special tiles. Aiming to make math fun and engaging, Osmo Numbers offers multiple ways to solve each puzzle and real time feedback. Numbers is an under-the-sea themed game where players have to come up with equations that equal a given integer using physical tiles. If they are successful, a trapped fish is freed from a bubble. As numbers appear ...
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Energy Harvesting Soccer Ball

New soccer ball, called the sOccet ball, generates enough energy to light up a home. This invention was developed by four students from Harvard University in partnership with the Laboratory at Harvard Think-Tank; it's a soccer ball which they call the sOccet that generates electricity from normal kicking during game play. The ball has a built-in inductive coil that collects kinetic energy. After about 15 minutes of kicking the ball around it will produce enough electricity to charge LED li...
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GEOBEE!: The Intelligent Tablet-Based Game For Children with Learning Disabilities

GeoBee!, a new intelligent, accessible, and affordable tablet game, can provide training for skills for children with learning disabilities. Today, there is a tremendous need for vision support in school and in rehabilitation. Children and adults with developmental and language disorders are constantly looking for tools to help boost their performance. GeoBee! is the flagship game from VisionMechanic, Inc., a new tech technology company led by Dr. Charles Boulet who works on vision and motor ...
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