Wednesday, June 25, 2008
He turned his face into a remote control
Computer science PhD student Jacob Whitehill turned his face into a remote control. The proof-of-concept demonstration is part of a larger project to use automated facial expression recognition to make robots more effective teachers.
One of the news blogs from the journal Nature picked up the story.
Discover Magazine blogged about the research today too.
Jake got Slashdotted as well, via NetworkWorld.
The LA Times linked to the NetworkWorld story from their Tech blog.
The Chronicle of Higher Education took a slightly different angle on the story.
Watch Jacob Whitehill turn his face into a remote control in a three minute video.
View a one minute video Jacob Whitehill created to communicate his research results.