Science and Technology

Wearable Ring, Wristband Allow Users to Control Smart Tech With Hand Gestures

Using acoustic chirps emitted from a ring and received by a wristband, like a smartwatch, the system is able to recognize 22 different micro finger gestures that could be programmed to various commands.

Robot Teaches Itself How to Dress People

A robot at the Georgia Institute of Technology is successfully sliding hospital gowns on people's arms

Deep Learning Can Now Help Prevent Heart Failure

CSE Associate Professor Jimeng Sun and PhD Student Edward Choi create an algorithm for health care models to detect patients at-risk of heart failure 6-18 months before.

Real-Time Captcha Technique Improves Biometric Authentication

A new login authentication approach could improve the security of current biometric techniques that rely on video or images of users’ faces.

Using Data Mining to Make Sense of Climate Change

New methodology depends more on actual data rather than a researcher’s interpretation.

The Force is Strong: Amputee Controls Individual Prosthetic Fingers

An ultrasonic sensor in a prosthesis allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers individually.

College of Computing Selects Ayanna Howard to Lead School of Interactive Computing

Following a national search, the Georgia Tech College of Computing has selected Ayanna Howard, professor and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) to chair its School of Interactive Computing.

Positive Signs, But Diversity Still Lagging in AP Computer Science Exam Participation

A 2017 analysis of AP CS exam results by Georgia Tech has revealed that much remains to be done to increase diversity in CS.

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