The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded nearly $3 million to fund projects led by Georgia Tech robotics researchers. The principal investigators (PIs) and co-PIs for these projects represent three of the Institute’s six colleges, plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).
A team of Georgia Institute of Technology researchers has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. A hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.
Could your dog speak to you through technology? Dr. Melody Moore Jackson, the director of the Animal Computer Interaction Lab in the School of Interactive Computing, says that we're closer than ever to finding a way for your pet to talk to you.
School of Interactive Computing Professor, Rahul C. Basole, featured in New York Times article, "Making Big Data Think Bigger."
Georgia Tech Professor of Interactive Computing Thad Starner is an invited speaker at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Sept. 10-12 in Tianjin, China, and will showcase a curated exhibit of wearable computing devices for the more than 1,500 participants from 90 countries. Starner is also a technical lead on Google Glass.
Google Glass can now detect your pulse and respiration rhythms in real time, thanks to a joint research venture between Georgia Tech and MIT.
Eric Gilbert, assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, has been named a fellow in the Digital Ecologies Research Partnership (DERP), founded by several prominent online social communities to explore how publicly available data can be used for ethical academic inquiry into the social dynamics of online groups and websites.
A Washington Post article, "Does Google think you're famous?" finds the College of Computing's own, Annie Anton, to be "Google famous".