Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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Navy Says Video Games Can Boost "Fluid Intelligence" of Warfighters

Popular Science reports that the Office of Naval Research (ONR) hopes that video game-like training can help warfighters hone their “fluid intelligence,” or ability to confront and solve new problems. For more, visit http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-01/navy-says-video-games-can-boost-fluid-intelligence-warfighters  More

Sharp Expands Its TV Color Palette with Yellow

The Wall Street Journal reports that in what Sharp Corp. is calling a “revolutionary” breakthrough, the company says it has developed a way to add a fourth primary color, yellow, to the mix. By doing so, Sharp says its new flagship televisions—hitting the market in two months—will display more than a trillion colors, about 1,000 […]  More

Sky Advance TV Product Design With 3D Service

www.appliedproductdesign.co.uk reports that Sky has announced it has been testing new 3D television technology for use with football (soccer) matches. The new product design concepts have been tested on a number of different kinds of sport, but football proved to be the most popular. The new technology should enable people to watch football on special 3D […]  More

DTG to Profile UK Standard for 3DTV

The DTG has announced they are to lead the development of a UK standard for 3DTV products and services. Simon Gauntlett, Technology Director at the DTG, made the announcement on January 21 at the DTG’s 3DTV Seminar. In 2009 the DTG launched the UK’s first industry consultation on 3DTV to gain members’ views on the […]  More

McAdams On: The HD-to-3DTV Transition

Deborah McAdams, editor of TelevisionBroadcast.com and Senior Editor at TV Technology has a piece on 3DTV on her McAdams On: blog. The piece is located here and includes some comments, but reprinted in its entirety below courtesy of McAdams. HDTV is about to become as passé as Zip Drives, dot-matrix printers and vacuums that have to […]  More

BBC to Premiere Documetary Shot Entirely by Chimps

The BBC is set to air a new documentary titled “The Chimpcam Project,” that has been shot entirely by chimpanzees at Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo. Discover magazine has more at http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/discoblog/2010/01/25/ape-auteurs-bbc-to-premiere-documetary-shot-entirely-by-chimps/  More

Stanley Lebar's Camera Brought '69 Moonwalk into Homes

There’s a nice Washington Post piece about Stanley Lebar, an engineer at a Westinghouse plant outside Baltimore who spent five years managing a NASA project to build the camera that went to the moon. Mr. Lebar recently passed away. Read the entire story at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/23/AR2010012302677.html  More

BACH Technology Developing New Audio File Format for Online Music Outlets

BACH Technology, a technology company based in Norway, Germany and China, which also has the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology as a partner, is pushing a new digital music file format that could be used with legal online music stores. MusicDNA focuses on embedding more content into the file, such as song lyrics and […]  More

Michael Jackson's 3-D Movie to Be Broadcast at the Grammy Awards

A 3-D Michael Jackson film will be one of the highlights of the 2010 Grammy Awards. The 3-D Michael Jackson film for his song entitled “Earth Song” will be  the centerpiece of a Michael Jackson tribute at the Grammy Awards. The tribute itself will include performances by Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion and Carrie […]  More

Sony Adds GPS and SD Card Support to Cyber-Shot

Sony’s two new Cyber-Shot cmaeras will feature a first… support for industry standard SD cards. They’ll also feature built-in GPS, automatic high dynamic range (HDR) image capture, and a new wireless file transfer technology. They also can record full HD 1080p video in the AVCHD format, a first for Sony in this product range. And […]  More