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  • Smartwatch sensor technology developed by CMU researchers could help doctors make more accurate diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.

    Smartwatches Could One Day Help Diagnose ADHD in Children


    Smartwatch sensor technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers could help doctors make more accurate diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)....

  • HCII faculty member Chris Harrison earned the UIST Lasting Impact Award for his 2011 work on OmniTouch, a wearable system that turns everyday surfaces into an interactive screen.

    Harrison Earns Lasting Impact Award for Turning Everyday Surfaces Into Touch Screens


    Good technology takes time to get right. When widespread use of touch screens skyrocketed around 2007, for example, the research had been underway for roughly 50 years....

  • Researchers in the Smart Sensing for Humans Lab have shown that data collected from sensors in smartwatches can quickly train a millimeter wave doppler to recognize human movements and behaviors.

    SMASH Lab Uses Wearables To Train New Privacy-Preserving Sensors


    Data about home sales likely won't help someone looking for a car, just like information about basketball won't help someone playing baseball. ...

  • SCS researchers are developing a tool, called EyeMU, that allows users to execute operations on a smartphone by combining gaze control with simple hand gestures.

    Your Eyes Control Your Smartphone With CMU's New Gaze-Tracking Tool


    As more people watch movies, edit video, read the news and keep up with social media on their smartphones, these devices have grown to accommodate the bigger screens and higher processing ...

  • a standard microwave is augmented with additional sensors for this project

    Software-Defined Cooking Using a Microwave Oven


    Despite widespread popularity, today's microwave ovens are limited in their cooking capabilities, given that they heat food blindly, resulting in a nonuniform and unpredictable heating dis...

  • side by side images of Karan holding cellphone and sensor-generated version

    Innovation by Design 2021 Awards Recognize HCII Projects