IDF 2010: A glimpse at Intel's R&D efforts

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A throng of technologists have gathered in San Francisco this week to see what new offerings Intel is set to unleash on the market at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF).

On the day before the conference gets into full swing, IT PRO[/] took a look on some of the new technologies it is working on in its labs.

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1. A new project called OASIS enables objects to be recognised and made into virtual objects by a computer. Users are then able to play with the objects merely by using hand gestures.

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2. A similar project to OASIS, Classmate Assist enables students to control computers via gestures for more interactive learning.

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3. Intel revealed it is working on several facial recognition products, aiming to help both the business world and consumers.

Jennifer Scott

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