• WKU Research Shown along With One from MIT at the 33rd Annual ACM Human Computer Interaction Conference During April 18 to 23, 2015, Computer Science professor Dr. Tiffany Y. Tang, Dr. Pinata Winoto and junior student Yongfu (Relic) Wang attended the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on ...
    Posted May 4, 2015, 8:09 AM by Yongfu Wang
  • VPER - A Visual HelPER Device for the Visually Impaired (CS seminar) On April 8th, 2015, Christine Chen and Leila Huang presented their project "Vper - a wearable device that can provide the visually impaired with surrounding information" in Room C301 @ General Education ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2015, 9:13 AM by Yongfu Wang
  • Workshop on the Code of Conduct On March 31, 2015, fourteen students have participated in the short workshop about the code of conduct. The purpose is to help students to better understand common practices in research ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2015, 3:51 AM by Yongfu Wang
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Projects Overview

  • VPER - A VISUAL HELPER DEVICE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED Abstract: VPER is a light wearable device with Microsoft Kinect as an uninstrumented sensor with low network density to help the visually impaired sense their surrounding environment so that they ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2015, 12:51 AM by Yongfu Wang
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Recent Project


The Media Lab and Playground were initialized and established in September 2013 by Dr. Tiffany Tang and May 2014 by Dr. Pinata Winoto respectively. Since then, over 20 students have (had) worked in various research and academic projects. 

Currently, 10 special interest groups have been established in these labs . More than 15 projects are in the progress or had been completed, ranging from wearable assistive devices and mobile games, augmented interactive play environments, interactive fashion application to robotics. Some recent research projects are published in ACM CHI’2015ACM CSCW’2015 and other conferences.

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