Google’s new Photos app has made great strides in facial and object recognition. So much so that the system itself is able to sort images according to categories without user input. However, nothing is perfect, as computer programmer Jacky Alcine discovered after he was tagged as being a gorilla in several photos.
Like every other trade show, one of the undeniable attractions of Computex is with the bevy of beauties tending the booths of the show floors. These ladies aren’t just there to smile for the camera and attendees, but they are trained to understand the products they are promoting – in some ways, they serve as product specialists throughout the five-day event.
Of course, it’s a rather subjective matter whether gaining brand visibility via such traditional methods is still socially acceptable these days, but in a male-driven industry it appears this trend will not be ending anytime soon – at least not at Computex. Without further ado, here are some of the best shots we’ve curated of the booth babes of Computex 2015.
Virtual reality is neat but it is not easy to come out with VR contents as usually requires custom camera rigs. Since Google is very much into VR through its Google Cardboard platform, the company apparently has decided to tackle this issue with something that called as Jump which was just announced a short time ago during Google I/O 2015’s keynote.
GoPro is preparing to embrace virtual reality with its next round of products. The adventure camera company is currently building a spherical mount that is able to mount multiple GoPro cameras to capture video for VR headsets. It is also working on releasing its own drone for aerial photography.
Opened in 1996, Kuala Lumpur Tower is currently the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world which also contains an observation deck – the second highest publicly accessible viewpoint in Kuala Lumpur after the one in Petronas Twin Towers. If viewing the city from the deck might induce vertigo to some of us, imagine how it would feel like to climb further up to the tower’s antenna.
Well, imagine no more: the selfie above showed exactly how Kuala Lumpur looks like from the tip of KL Tower’s antenna, at the height of 421 meters from the ground.
Samsung’s premium flagship smart camera, the NX1, is a mirrorless camera that packs an impressive array of hardware into a solid magnesium body that’s touted as “weather-proof”. Thanks to Samsung Malaysia, we were able to take an extended look at the impressive smart camera, allowing us to give you an overview of the camera’s specs and smart software that pairs with a smartphone.