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  • this flat, white 3D printed item self-folded into the shape of a rose when exposed to heat

    Thermorph: Flat, 3D Printed Materials that Self-Fold When Heated


    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have used an inexpensive 3-D printer to produce flat plastic items that, when heated, fold themselves into prede...

  • smartwatch on right wrist projecting the interface onto the wearer's forearm



    While smartwatches are convenient, there is a limit to their functionality due to their small interfaces. Enter LumiWatch. ...

  • a person touches a wall in 2 places which is recognized by the wall's sensors and displayed on a nearby laptop screen



    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Disney Research found that they could make walls "smart" at relativel...

  • teacher's view of 3 wide rows students and desks from the front of the classroom with the Class In Sight technology overlay



    While much of education research is focused on student performance, this research turns the focus to the development of the teacher....

  • Knowledge Accelerator illustration

    The Knowledge Accelerator


    Researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute are working on a system they call Knowledge Accelerator. A system that uses a machine-learning p...

  • Visualization tool for analyzing routine behavior data

    Modeling and Understanding Human Routine Behavior


    Everyone has some kind of routine. Whether it's how you get ready each morning or how you drive your car, routines are behavior blueprints that help us pu...

  • Digital Footprints


    Personal information management and privacy is a major and increasing challenge. New internet architectures will make people and their interactions more t...

  • Audio Emotion Recognition


    We have built an emotion recognition system based on prosodic features (i.e. intensity, pitch, formant frequencies of sounds) combined with short-term per...

  • Virtual Rehabilitation Assistants (VRAs)


    VRAs are applications of wearable devices which track patient home exercises in order to quantify exercise metrics regarding compliance, performance, and ...

  • Virtual Coach for Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy


    This Virtual Coach evaluates and offers corrections and feedback for rehabilitation of stroke survivors. The Virtual Coach is composed of a tablet for cli...

  • Seating Coach


    The goal of Seating Coach (SC) is to facilitate power wheelchair users to utilize auxiliary seating functions for health management while preventing poten...

  • Health Kiosk


    Our contention is that multi-user health kiosks, designed with input from older adults and situated in convenient community locations, offer a way to bols...