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Assistant Professor Michael Stilman of the School of Interactive Computing has been selected for a 2013 Young Faculty Award by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA).

Thad Starner, technical lead for Google Glass, along with Georgia Institute of Technology professor Melody Jackson and research assistant Clint Zeagler, created FIDO to enable clearer communication between service dogs and their human handlers. Source: Forbes

 

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The FIDO project through the Georgia Institute of Technology is developing wearable technology that aims to improve communication between working or assistance dogs and their handlers. Source: Forbes

 

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"If a dog could communicate clearly with a human being, there are so many ways it would be life-changing for the human and even life-saving,"Melody Jackson, associate professor at Georgia Tech and director of the BrainLab, told NBC News. Source: Today 

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Ronald Arkin, of the Georgia Institute of Technology, has done pioneering work on creating “ethical governors” for robots. But we’re a long way from a satisfactory simulation of morality. Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

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Beki Gitner, a professor of human computer interaction at Georgia Tech, who has studied how people use technology for spiritual purposes, said about YouVersion, “the sheer number of downloads is a good reminder to all of us that if we think about technology as purely a secular tool, we are missing out on how it’s being used by people all over the world.” Source: The New York Times

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Now, a team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology is working on a wearable computing device that will allow the dogs themselves to "talk" back to their handlers via devices like Google Glass. Source: Fast Company

 

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Three researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are working to develop a new piece of technology attire--for dogs. The project, FIDO (Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations), would allow dogs to communicate crucial information--be it about navigation for the blind, bombs for security, or diagnoses for doctors--to their handlers or owners. Source: Popular Science

 

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The technology might initially sound barking mad, but its creators at Georgia Institute of Technology believe that it will give crime dogs and other K-9s a clearer and more direct way to communicate with their handlers. Source: Daily Mail

 

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At the Georgia Institute of Technology, visiting associate professor Melody Jackson, professor and Google Glass technical lead Thad Starner, and research scientist Clint Zeagler are working on a system called FIDO, which stands for “facilitating interactions for dogs with occupations.” Source: IO9

 

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