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kelemvor4 (1980226) writes "Reportedly the preliminary displayport 1.3 specs are in. With support for 8K video at 30fps, 4k video at 60fps it looks like things will be nice and crisp on displays of the not so distant future. That's a whopping 7680 × 4320 (33.1 megapixels) at 30fps!" Link to Original Source top
Groklaw website closing due to Email Privacy concerns
kelemvor4 (1980226) writes "Despite Microsoft's offices being presumably filled with the best MS tech on the planet, the thieves instead chose to steal only five Apple iPads that were in the office. As the paper notes, no Microsoft products were stolen." Link to Original Source top
Smart Automotive Headlight for Seeing Through Rain and Snow
kelemvor4 (1980226) writes "Standard vehicle headlights improve driver visibility at night by illuminating the road and the surrounding environment. Unfortunately, they also illuminate raindrops and snowflakes making them appear as bright flickering streaks that are distracting to the driver. We propose a headlight capable of avoiding precipitation to improve driver visibility while adequately illuminating the road. This reduces driver stress and makes roads more safe during rain and snow storms. We have conducted simulations and built a prototype system to show that the approach is feasible and effective. Demonstration of the prototype system with an artificial rain drop generator is encouraging making the falling rain disappear in front of the observer.
kelemvor4 (1980226) writes "One of the most intrusive EULA agreements I've seen to date is that of EA's ORIGIN: