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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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The original technical lead on Google Glass, who is currently a Georgia Institute of Technology professor, is now part of a project called FIDO: “Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations.” Source: Fast Company

 

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A multi-university team that includes Georgia Tech's Mike Stilman has been advanced to the next round of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s Robotics Challenge.

A Georgia Tech study, led by Eric Gilbert, of June 2012 activity on Pinterest found that the most common verbs on the social network were "use," "look," "want," and "need," highlighting its potential as a shopping tool. Source: Businsess Insider

 

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The Georgia Institute of Technology has released the results of a study on the patterns of twitter posters and followers. The study of more than 500 twitter users and over half a million tweets shows 9 scientific ways to increase twitter followers. Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

 

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Mark Riedl, an assistant professor of computer science at Georgia Tech and winner of DARPA’s 2011 Young Faculty Award (Riedl is now 37), discusses his crowdsourcing research. DARPA provided $300,000 for Riedl’s two-year project to develop software that uses the wisdom of the crowd to develop training scenarios. Source: Defense News

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Now being tested by early adopters, Glass is an ambitious attempt to advance “wearable computing.” It’s also a milestone for Thad Starner, a Georgia Tech professor who has been building and wearing head-mounted computers since 1993. Source: Technology Review

 

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