Project54 work featured in Personal and Ubiquitous Computing journal

Andrew Kun, Project54 PI, is co-editor of an upcoming theme issue of Personal and Ubiquitous Computing on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Applications in the Car. The theme issue also includes Kun et al.’s paper entitled “Interactions between Human-Human Multi-Threaded Dialogues and Driving.”

Project54 staff participate in 2012 UNH ECE open house

The Project54 lab hosted more than 80 visitors on March 31 as part of the UNH ECE open house. Prospective students, accompanied by family and friends, were introduced to ongoing research efforts and even had a chance to try our driving simulator. In the picture below Project54 PhD student Zeljko Medenica introduces the driving simulator.

Project54 at the 2011 Emergency Responders Workshop

Andrew Kun reported on Project54 activities at the 2011 Emergency Responders Workshop (pdf) organized by WisDOT, CVTA and GLTEI. Andrew introduced the voice-enabled in-car Project54 system as well as Project54 efforts in integrating police cruisers into agency-wide communications networks. Andrew then discussed ongoing Project54 research activities targeting interactions with in-car devices, handheld computers and multi-touch [...]

UNH High Tech Day 2011

Yesterday as part of UNH High Tech day, we demonstrated the Project54 system to high school students from Dover, Rochester, Groveton, Newmarket, Nashua and the Seacoast School of Technology. P54 demonstrations consisted of Mark Taipan describing the purpose and benefits of Project54 and providing a demonstration on how to use the system. Mark also discussed [...]

Winnacunnet Tour

Jim Muthig, technology and mathmatics teacher from Winnacunnet High School , each year brings a group of students to the University of NH for tours/demonstrations of a number of departments on campus to include Project54.  During their recent visit, Ross Lenharth, discussed and demonstrated the Project54 system.  Zeljko Medenica followed with a demonstration of the driving simulator, explaining how it is used for [...]

Project54 collaborative work with Microsoft Research discussed at SpeechTEK 2010

At SpeechTEK 2010 Project54 Principal Investigator Andrew Kun discussed results of ongoing collaboration with Microsoft Research on developing novel in-car user interfaces. Kun and Project54 staff and students are working with MSR’s Tim Paek investigating issues such as the influence of speech recognition accuracy on driving performance and the viability of personal navigation aids that provide driving instructions [...]

Report on the 2010 First Responder Technology Workshop

On Wednesday, July 28, Project54 hosted the 2010 First Responder Technology Workshop. Over 60 people attended, including first responders, industry representatives, journalists, as well as UNH faculty, staff and students. The workshop started with demonstrations of Project54-based technology. Five first responder agencies (Durham Fire, Greenland PD, Lee PD, New Hampshire Fire Marshall and New Hampshire [...]

Mark Galvin and Arlon Chaffee visit Project54

Yesterday Project54 hosted guests, Mark Galvin, Managing Director of the NH Innovation and Commercialization Center and Arlon Chaffee, Lecturer in Management at the Whittemore School of Business. The visit consisted of 4 demonstrations beginning with our show car demonstration of the Project54 system given by Mark Taipan and Ross Lenharth. We then made our way [...]

St. Paul’s Visit to Project54

On May 20th St. Paul’s Artificial Intelligence group arrived to the lab for their bi annual visit and P54 demonstration.  Terry Wardrop teaches an Artificial Intelligence class as part of an Advanced Studies Program (ASP) at St. Paul’s and has been visiting twice a year bringing his students and then his summer camp students to [...]

Exploring High Tech Day

On March 17th we had four high school groups visit us for demonstrations as part of the computer science departments 3rd annual Exploring High Tech Day . The participating schools were Londonderry, Pinkerton, Seacoast School of Technology and Dover High School. In total we had 92 students visit the lab. Of all four groups only [...]