Glassific, our augmented reality video conferencing tool, has finally been deployed as a beta version, just on the last working day of 2011. The first application based on this system is a simple Paint-like utility that allows users to draw a picture in the air, record a video of the creation and upload it directly to YouTube. All this stuff, without even touching your computer!
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Runtime color detection is a difficult task, especially using low cost cameras like most people do on their computers. Brightness variability is one of the biggest problems to solve: it affects colors in the reality making them look very different from their “original” aspects.
As it was nearly a week since I last attended a conference I couldn’t be happier when on Wednesday my friend Miguel told me about the new chance available just at a few kilometers from Frankfurt. The conference allowed me to get up to date with Sun’s latest plans about the Java ecosystem.
The first presentation was from David Hofert (Sun) and it was titled “Taking Java to the next level”. Among the news I traced down the following: