Glasses-Free 3D Screen. Did you say glasses-free?

3D screens (displays) are often associated with immersive experiences that can be found in film or video games. They are also used in professional disciplines such as geomatics [1]. Studies [2] show that looking at a 3D object improves retention and understanding of the information being transmitted. Looking at the array of activities in geomatics, […]

The growing threat of deepfake

Powered by the latest technological advancement in artificial intelligence and machine learning, deepfakes offer automated procedures to create fake content that is harder and harder for human observers to detect¹. The technique was developed in 2016 in the research community and gained public attention when fake X-rated videos putting in display public figures appeared on […]

Social Media: a new book tackles privacy, security and disinformation issues head-on

Social Media: a new book tackles privacy, security and disinformation issues head-on Montréal, February 9, 2021 – How can we ensure that the social media we use or contribute to respects and protects individual privacy? Which policies should be used to authenticate profiles? To what extent can information published on a personal account be trusted? These […]