CMU students organize high school hacking competition

Students from CMU will conduct a high school hacking competition from April 26th 2013 – May 6th 2013. The competition is the work of Toaster Wars, a collaboration of the Plaid Parliament of Pwning (PPP) of Cylab and Osiris of the Entertainment Technology Center, both student-run groups at CMU. The project has received sponsorship from […]

2013 National microMedic contest

The U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center, and Parallax Inc. are sponsoring the 2013 National microMedic contest. Now YOU have the opportunity to help others through your medical application invention! Using microcontrollers and sensors inventors and students will create medical applications and products for possible use in […]

CMU Sphinx open source toolkit for speech recognition

CMU Sphinx is Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) open source toolkit for speech recognition. The project has published this article on Sourceforge describing the automation of language model creation procedures as a complete C++ application. The article is the latest in a series posted on the Sourceforge page describing this ongoing open source academic research program. […]

CMU robotics academy materials

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has a number of free online materials from their Robotics Academy. The programs, designed to spark interest in robotics among younger students, are known as FIRE, for Fostering Innovation through Robotics Exploration. The program’s mission is to “use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology.” The […]