The world is a little more beautiful these days thanks to CSE's David Kriegman and Satya Mallick's new startup company www.taaz.com. Anyone with a digital photograph can now apply more than 4,000 makeup products with the click of a mouse. The computer scientists invented an algorithm for separating gloss from non-gloss in digital images - a technical feat crucial for taaz.com's patented approach to applying photorealistic makeup to images. It is also useful for more traditional computer vision applications like face recognition and endoscopic enhancement. For more information click here.