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Location Based Notifications for a Smartphone

Executive SummaryDifferent surfaces respond to the same vibration differently. Vibration based sensing is a low-cost and effective approach to recognizing different surfaces. Prior methods use custom hardware for creating and sensing vibration, making them difficult to adopt. This method uses the smartphone’s vibrator motor to cause the whole...
Published: 8/5/2019   |   Inventor(s): Kamran Ali, Xiang-Yang Liu
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Data Processing/Analysis, Devices

Tracking of Human-Object Interactions

Executive SummaryUnderstanding how people interact with objects such as consumer products or tools is useful for the development of improvements, the creation of future products, and ensuring safety. Continuously monitoring these interactions is challenging, however, particularly when sensors such as video monitors are impractical or unwanted. This...
Published: 7/2/2019   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Nanzer
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Data Processing/Analysis, Devices

Imaging with WiFi

Executive SummaryThe use of WiFi signals for sensing applications has seen significant interest in recent years, due in large part to the ubiquitous presence of WiFi signals. Using WiFi for localization of people and devices has been demonstrated in recent years. While these examples have shown that localization and tracking are possible using WiFi...
Published: 7/2/2019   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Nanzer
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Data Processing/Analysis, Devices, Test and Measurement

System for Identifying Brain Functional Area

Executive SummaryMagnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, has revolutionized non-invasive diagnostic methods used in modern medicine. Furthermore, functional MRI (fMRI) has allowed researchers and technicians to observe neuron activity directly by monitoring blood oxygen levels within small areas of the brain. However, steady states of activity must be established...
Published: 9/13/2018   |   Inventor(s): Jie Huang
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Biotechnology, Computer Software, Data Processing/Analysis

Prediction of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Expansion using Bayesian Calibration

Executive SummaryEnsuring that surgeries for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) are performed at the appropriate time is important to reduce the high mortality rates associated with this serious disease. During the past decade, a computational platform called a Growth & Remodeling (G&R) model has been developed to aid in this process. MSU researchers...
Published: 8/30/2018   |   Inventor(s): Seungik Baek, Tapabrata Maiti, Chae Young Lim, Jongeun Choi, Liangliang Zhang, Justin Mrkva
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Medical, Computer Software, Data Processing/Analysis

Nest DNN, a Pruning-and-Recovery Paradigm for Deep Neural Networks

Executive SummaryNeural networks are employed ubiquitously in our lives today. Found in applications such as video games, face identification, autonomous vehicles navigation, and medical diagnostic tools, these algorithms require a hefty amount of computer resources. In instances where resource demand is greater than availability, accuracy and computational...
Published: 8/14/2018   |   Inventor(s): Mi Zhang, Biyi Fang, Xiao Zeng
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Data Processing/Analysis, Informatics

Improved Spoof Detection for Facial Recognition

Executive SummaryAs biometrics become more prevalent in our technology, the more important security and detection of illegitimate access attempts becomes. This technology improves the spoof detection capability of facial recognition technology, providing not only identification and rejection of a spoof face, but provide its rationale for rejection as...
Published: 4/12/2018   |   Inventor(s): Xiaoming Liu, Yaojie Liu, Amin Jourabloo
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Data Processing/Analysis, Defense

Autonomous Vehicle Communication and Safety Network

Executive SummaryAs autonomous vehicles (AVs) become more prevalent in everyday use, a unique need for improved safety has presented itself. Currently, a multitude of sensors are attached to AVs in order to safely guide themselves along the road. However, these sensors are still restricted to their immediate vicinity and their use is impeded when obstructions...
Published: 3/16/2018   |   Inventor(s): Hayder Radha, Hothaifa Al-Qassab
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Data Processing/Analysis, Informatics, Transportation

Ultra Low Power Data Transfer

Executive SummaryThe number of devices connected to the internet (smartphones, tablets, sensors, etc.) is estimated to grow to approximately 50 billion by 2020. In addition to the devices that the user interacts with directly (phone, PC, etc.) there is a large number of autonomous entities including temperature sensors, home security systems, garage...

Improved Facial Mapping and Modeling

Executive SummaryImproving facial recognition and facial mapping is an area of research which has been rapidly advancing in the last decade in order to improve both security and entertainment products. This MSU developed technology has the ability to improve both high-quality 3D face fitting and facial recognition technologies allowing for the improvement...
Published: 11/3/2017   |   Inventor(s): Xiaoming Liu, Yaojie Liu, Amin Jourabloo
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Computer Software, Analytical Instruments, Data Processing/Analysis, Defense
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