Researchers developed a sensing system to constantly track the performance of workers

July 1, 2019

Researchers have come up with a mobile-sensing system that can track and rate the performance of workers by combining a smartphone, fitness bracelets and a custom app. The mobile-sensing system, as the researchers call it, is able to classify high and low performers. The team used the system to track 750 U.S. workers for one year. The system was able to tell the difference between high performers and low performers…


How a tap could tame the smart home

July 23, 2017

Heres a novel fix for the headache of interacting withall sorts ofconnected devices: researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have devised a system that lets smartphone users tap their phoneagainst an IoT device in order to have a contextual menu automatically loaded on screen thereby saving them from having to scramble around looking for the correct app to control eachdevice. Or fiddling with actual physical buttons and trying to navigate less…