NUS Computing - News Media NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /news/news-media 2017-12-13T05:00:14+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Singapore drone frees your fingers to take photos 2017-12-07T10:04:00+08:00 2017-12-07T10:04:00+08:00 /news/news-media/2196-2017-xpose-drone comwsyc comlimsi@nus.edu.sg <p style="text-align: justify;">As more people shoot pictures and videos from consumer drones, researchers in Singapore have found a way round the frustrating task of framing and taking photos while manually piloting the craft. The researchers from the National University of Singapore say their prototype, based on a Parrot Bebop quadcopter, relies mainly on a single monocular camera and works reliably even when there is no GPS signal.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">As more people shoot pictures and videos from consumer drones, researchers in Singapore have found a way round the frustrating task of framing and taking photos while manually piloting the craft. The researchers from the National University of Singapore say their prototype, based on a Parrot Bebop quadcopter, relies mainly on a single monocular camera and works reliably even when there is no GPS signal.</p> Meet Nipun Bhatia – the man whose algorithms power the pricing on Walmart.com 2017-12-06T10:04:00+08:00 2017-12-06T10:04:00+08:00 /news/news-media/2194-2017-nipun-bhatia comwsyc comlimsi@nus.edu.sg <p style="text-align: justify;">Nipun Bhatia, built the pricing platform of Walmart.com from ground up. He is now the Chief Technology Officer of Magicpin. Bhatia did an internship at NUS School of Computing and worked on Computer Vision, specifically in detecting motion under water. The new experience and exposure he got made him realise that engineering was not just about going from point A to B -- there are open-ended problems as well.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Nipun Bhatia, built the pricing platform of Walmart.com from ground up. He is now the Chief Technology Officer of Magicpin. Bhatia did an internship at NUS School of Computing and worked on Computer Vision, specifically in detecting motion under water. The new experience and exposure he got made him realise that engineering was not just about going from point A to B -- there are open-ended problems as well.</p> NUS don plays Cupid by throwing parties 2017-11-27T10:04:00+08:00 2017-11-27T10:04:00+08:00 /news/news-media/2188-2017-nus-don-cupid comwsyc comlimsi@nus.edu.sg <p style="text-align: justify;">Associate Professor Ben Leong has organised two parties for his former students to meet new people and shares with them dating and marriage tips. About 20 of his past and present students attended each of the parties, which had an even mix of men and women.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Associate Professor Ben Leong has organised two parties for his former students to meet new people and shares with them dating and marriage tips. About 20 of his past and present students attended each of the parties, which had an even mix of men and women.</p>