3-D Printed Device Gives More Independence to People in Wheelchairs

3-D Printed Device Gives More Independence to People in Wheelchairs

Limbitless Solutions, the team of University of Central Florida students that creates and donates bionic arms for children, has developed a new 3-D device that moves wheelchairs with simple facial movements. “This was just an idea a year ago,” said Limbitless’ founder and CEO Albert Manero. “Then some of our newest members took the idea […]

UCF “Smartphone Drug Test” Team Selected for Prestigious NSF National I-Corps Program

UCF graduate student David Nash and his team are developing a smartphone-based handheld drug test system for law enforcement applications. The team has been selected to further advance their innovation at the national level through the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program.  The team was part of the first cohort to participate in UCF’s I-Corps […]

Human Analytics Company Licenses Innovative, UCF-Developed Facial Recognition Technology

An innovative, more precise and faster facial recognition technology—compared to the current state of the art—developed through the UCF Center for Research in Computer Vision has been licensed to human analytics company Kairos.  The Miami-based startup will incorporate this new computer vision technology within its core facial recognition product designed to serve enterprise customers within […]

Burnett Honors College Student Chosen as Finalist for Rhodes Scholarship

UCF senior John Vastola has been selected as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and one of the most prestigious academic scholarships in the world. The Rhodes Scholarship provides the selected scholars with fully funded graduate study at Oxford University. Vastola is one of about 18 candidates from Florida, Alabama and Louisiana who […]

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PTSD Treatment at UCF's Anxiety Disorders Clinic

UCF’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic uses olfactory stimulants to replicate traumatic events experienced by PTSD sufferers. Visual, audio and tactile components are also used, but according to patients, smell acts as the most powerful trigger.