UCSC Researchers partner with Berkeley, Davis, and Indiegogo to Crowdfund Speech Therapy Mobile Games
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Speech with Sam is a system intended to improve speech therapy for children. Created by Zachary Rubin, graduate student in the UC Santa Cruz Center for Games and Playable Media, Speech with Sam has been selected to take advantage of collaboration between UC Berkeley and Indiegogo to crowdfund a yearlong user study with children in speech therapy.
From smart grids to flying robots, engineer finds many applications for theory
Friday, October 31, 2014
UC Santa Cruz computer engineer Ricardo Sanfelice uses hybrid systems analysis to understand and control systems with complex dynamical behavior
UC Santa Cruz creates new Department of Computational Media
Monday, October 13, 2014
A new department builds on the success of the campus's pathbreaking programs in games and playable media
Study of mountain lion energetics shows the power of the pounce
Thursday, October 2, 2014
High-tech collars enabled scientists to track mountain lions in the wild and determine how much energy the big cats use to hunt their prey.
Grad student unites personal passion and programming skills to help others
Monday, August 18, 2014
Computer science graduate student Lourdes Morales is working to help others with disabilities use technology.
UCSC research helps extend Internet backbone in Santa Cruz, Monterey counties
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
A survey of unmet broadband needs by UC Santa Cruz information technology experts proved key to the approval last month of a $10.6 million state grant to extend a fiber optic Internet backbone from into the Salinas Valley.
Wireless camera network offers new possibilities for security systems
Monday, May 19, 2014
A prototype solar-powered device developed at UCSC has potential applications for security cameras and wildlife monitoring in remote areas.
UCSC engineer focuses on assistive technology for people with disabilities
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Roberto Manduchi applies computer vision technology to develop products that address daily challenges faced by visually impaired people.
Computer engineer Roberto Manduchi honored with 'test of time' award
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Roberto Manduchi won a Helmholtz Test-of-Time Award from the International Conference on Computer Vision.
Student robotics competition on December 5 features 'Ender's Game' theme
Monday, December 2, 2013
The public is invited to watch droids built by student teams compete in the "Slugs vs. Bugs" challenge.