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    Lente Design Workshop

    This project focuses on supporting the wakeup routine of dual-income parents. One of the first pieces we are focusing on is an alarm clock that helps keep...

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    IMPACT: Improving and Motivating Physical Activity Through ContexT

    A large percentage of the US population is overweight or obese, and a leading cause of this is lack of physical activity. Early fieldwork has shown that u...

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    Improving Driving Routes Through Learning Driver Preferences

    Most route recommendation systems ignore the context of the driver (e.g. time of day) and the preferences of the driver (e.g. like to avoid highways). Not...

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    Automatically Adapting Interfaces to User Needs

    We are working to create graphical user interfaces (GUIs) that automatically detect a user’s needs in order to automatically adjust the interface to accom...

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    Automatic Sign Detection, Recognition, and Translation

    Signs are everywhere in our lives. They make our lives easier when we understand them, but they can pose problems or even danger when we do not. Automatic...

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    User-Controllable Privacy and Security for Pervasive Computing

    Currently, it is hard to manage privacy and security in mobile and pervasive computing environments, both for system administrators and end-users. We are ...

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    CareMedia

    CareMedia uses behavioral capture, storage, and access techniques to create, maintain, and present a patient’s behavioral log to care-givers. Our current ...

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    inTouch: Awareness and Messaging for Mobile Groups

    inTouch is a mobile messaging platform that provides group-based communities (such as families, research work groups, carpools, etc) a better way to coord...

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    StepGreen

    StepGreen is an umbrella project that brings together faculty and research from several disciplines including behavioral science, environmental engineerin...

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    Assistment Project

    The ASSISTMENTs project provides students with individualized instructional ASSISTance while performing assessMENT. The research goal is to investigate wh...

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    Five Features for Human-Robot Interaction

    This project explores how gaze, speech and sound, small movements, gesture, and proximity to the user affects the way that we perceive and work with socia...

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    Techniques for Interactive Audience Participation

    Systems enabling large audiences to interact offer numerous possibilities for entertainment, education, and team building. We are developing interaction t...

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    Marmite: End User Programming for the Web

    The goal of Marmite is to make it easy to create "mashups" that combine content from multiple web sites and web services. Marmite lets end-users extract c...

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    Social Ties in the Internet Age

    Project description: Proximity generally increases the likelihood of personal and work relationships, and geographic mobility disrupts them. Is this true ...

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    Creating Peripheral Displays

    People who engage regularly with technology interact with hundreds of visual, auditory, and multimodal displays each day. These displays, which have been ...

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    Infocockpits

    Infocockpits: computer interfaces that improve human memory. Humans are adept at remembering information based on its location relative to their body and ...

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    Aura: Distraction-Free Ubiquitous Computing

    The focus of the research is on automatic configuration of an environment such as a device-rich room at all levels (networks/ devices, software infrastruc...

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    interACT

    The international center for Advanced Communication Technologies is an international technology research lab. interACT is pioneering research in technolog...

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    ADEPT

    This project brings together an interdisciplinary team with expertise in computer supported collaborative learning, language and information technologies,...

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    Coordinating Attention and Communication

    A call during dinner? While one party may value the conversation, the receiver thinks it is an interruption. This project examines the conditions under wh...