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Kris M. Kitani
Systems Scientist, RI
Office: EDSH 211
Phone: (412) 268-3818
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Carnegie Mellon University
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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IBM Research, Carnegie Mellon Create Open Platform To Help the Blind Navigate Surroundings
October 15, 2015. Scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University have announced the first open source platform designed to support the creation of smartphone apps that enable the blind to better navigate their surroundings.
BallCam Gives Spectators Ball's-Eye View of Football Field
February 27, 2013. Football fans have become accustomed to viewing televised games from a dozen or more camera angles, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo suggest another possible camera position: inside the ball itself. They have shown that a camera embedded in the side of a rubber-sheathed plastic foam football can record video while the ball is in flight that could give spectators a unique, ball’s-eye view of the playing field.