IN THE PRESS (PRINT, RADIO, TV)
The press articles are organized according to the specific research project, and then
in reverse chronological order for that project. Notable items are highlighted in yellow.
YINZCAM: LARGE-SCALE LIVE MOBILE STREAMING
Social Science, CARNEGIE (the magazine of the Carnegie Museums), Winter 2009.
Students bring together sports and
smarts, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, December 2009.
new and unique Sports Technology course at Carnegie Mellon)
[TV] CMU researchers give us YinzCam, Our
Region's Business (host: Bill Flanagan), August 2009.
Context-aware mobility can have profound benefits in business, Computer World, September
Top 10 Sports Technologies to Love, Network World, August 18, 2009.
(YinzCam made Network World's 2009 list of Top 10 Sports Technologies to Love, along with high-definition TV, the yellow first-down-line for football games, etc.)
[TV] YinzCam brings fans closer to Penguins action,
WPXI (NBC), 2009.
Context on ice: Penguins fans get mobile extras, Computer World, July 2009.
At Pittsburgh hockey games, fans dial up live video, replays from mobile phones, Network World, June 2009.
Tech toys bring game home to game-goers, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 22, 2008.
[TV] Yinz Cam allows Pens fans to see it all, KDKA-TV (CBS), June 4, 2008 (search for "Yinz Cam").
Penguins seek cutting-edge arena ideas, Pittsburgh Business Times, May 23, 2008.
ANDYVISION: THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL RETAIL
A robot takes stock, MIT Technology Review, June 29, 2012
Inventory robot rolls alongside shoppers in bookstore, Live Science, June 29, 2012
Carnegie Mellon has a robot employee, Mashable, June 30, 2012
Robots could keep an eye on department store inventory, Knovel, June 30, 2012
Carnegie Mellon researchers develop robot that takes inventory, helps you find aisle four, Endgadget, June 30, 2012
Carnegie Mellon develops a retail robot, replaces employees with machines, PC World, July 2, 2012
CMU's AndyVision robot is in your store, doing your inventory, IEEE Spectrum Blog, July 2, 2012
Robotic retail: AndyVision debuts in campus store, Retail Customer Experience, July 3, 2012.
Ronot could make retail assistants redundant, Retail-Digital, July 3, 2012
AndyVision robots might spell the end of retail assistants, UberGizmo, July 3, 2012
iBURGH: CIVIC & SOCIAL TECHNOLOGIES
[TV] More than 8000 people using Pittsburgh's iBurgh app,
WPXI, January 2010.
iBurgh app takes its place at last on iPhones,
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 2010.
Smart phones give some Oxnard supervisors minute-by-minute information, Ventura County Star, December 2009.
Pittsburgh is the star of the G-20, Howard Fineman for Newsweek, September 23, 2009.
iBurgh lets you complain to city by cell phone,
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 18, 2009.
iBurgh complaint department for iPhone gets to the heart of city living, Engadget, August 2009.
[TV] New iBurgh app makes reporting city potholes easy,
WPXI News, August 17, 2009.
iPhone application clears lines to Pittsburgh's city hall, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Aug 18, 2009.
Pittsburgh and YinzCam launch iBurgh, the first city with an Apple app, PopCity Media, August 19, 2009,
iPhone app allows quick complaints to city, WDUQ News,
Pittsburgh's National Public Radio (NPR) station, August 17, 2009.
iBurgh complaint department for iPhone gets to the heart of city living, Engadget, August 17, 2009.
Pittsburgh: There's an app for that, Pittsburgh Business Times, August 17, 2009.
[TV] City unveils new iPhone application, KDKA, Channel 2, August 17, 2009.
New technology gives residents a new way to complain to local governments, PublicCEO.com, August 18, 2009.
The iPhone set to do its civic duty with iBurgh, The Apple Blog, August 17, 2009.
[TV] The Future of Play: Smart Football, The Discovery Science Channel, August 17, 2009
(prime-time nationally broadcast
segment, featured as a part of "The Future Of" series)
[Radio] Super instant replay,
National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Engineering Innovation Podcast and Radio Series, February 2009.
Referees vs. technology, RFID Journal, April 1, 2009.
CMU using GPS and accelerometer systems To improve football officiating, WIRED News, January 1, 2009,
GPS-laced footballs to offer keen play by play, Discovery Channel News, January 30, 2009.
(Discovery Channel's home page story on the day of the 2009 Super Bowl.)
Better mousetraps: How inventors plan to change football, Christian Science Monitor, January 29, 2009.
[Radio] GPS units get a fix on the football, in the "Science out of the box" segment of the "All Things Considered" show, National Public Radio (NPR), December 20, 2008
CMU students design equipment that senses football moves, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 17, 2008.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE BLIND & THE DEAF
Sight for the Blind and Speech for the Deaf, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 27, 2008.
(This story was a two-page spread in the Information Technology section of The Chronicle)
Glove converts sign language into sound, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 8, 2008.
[TV] CMU students build talking glove, KDKA-TV (CBS), May 9, 2008 (search for "talking glove" to locate the video).
Bluetooth technology offers breakthrough assistance to sight impaired, Pop City Media, August 22, 2007.
System allows blind to "see" to shop, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, August 1, 2006.
Carnegie Mellon Team Develops Disability-Friendly Devices, The Tartan (CMU's campus newspaper), April 10, 2006.
On Your Side: Cellular spying, ABC 7 News, May 2009.
Private cell phone conversations not so private after all,
WPXI Pittsburgh, July 2009.
Eternal Supports Application-Based Fault Tolerance with FT/ORB 2.0,
Software Magazine, Spring 2002.
VDC Report on Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco 2003, Chris Lanfear and Steve Balacco, Venture Development Corporation, May 2003.