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New Technology Breaks Through Sign Language Barriers

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Opportunities once distant to the hard-of-hearing community will become a reality with a breakthrough sign language translator. Engineers from Michigan State University developed and patented a technology that…

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MSU Hearing Aid Technology To Eliminate Background Noise

Monday, October 30, 2017
Mi Zhang, assistant professor of engineering, Xiao Zeng, doctoral student in engineering (“Tebxunion” t-shirt), Kai Cao, post-doctorate student (gray collar shirt) and Haochen Sun, undergraduate student (black t-shirt, glasses) analyze at an audio waveform on Friday October 6, 2017.

For hearing aid users, holding a conversation in a busy crowd is impossible: the unfiltered environment can be a confusion of unwanted voices and annoying disturbances. Mi Zhang,…

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Zhang Named 2017 NIH mHealth Scholar

Monday, May 1, 2017
Mi Zhang

Electrical and computer engineer Mi Zhang has been named a 2017 NIH mHealth Scholar and will be at the 2017 mHealth Training Institute at UCLA working on mobile…

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New MSU Technology Monitors Indoor Air Quality

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
AirSense

Air in the home can be heavily polluted just by daily household activities. Unfortunately, since many indoor air pollutants are colorless and odorless, people often fail to detect…

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Mobile Sensing Technology to Help College Counselors

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation grant of $1 million to develop a smart, mobile sensing system, known as iSee, for enhancing college counseling services….

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NIH Challenge Winner Will Help Solve Pill-Recognition Problem

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
A team of MSU researchers has won a national challenge designed to help make it easier to identify unidentified or misidentified prescription pills, a major problem, especially for the elderly. Members of the MSU team are (l-r) doctoral student Xiao Zeng; Mi Zhang, assistant professors of electrical and computer engineering; and post-doctoral fellow Kai Cao. Photo by Derrick Turner.

Unidentified or misidentified prescription pills is a booming problem, especially among the nation’s elderly, one that can have deadly consequences. A Michigan State University engineering professor is doing…

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New Technology May Help Elderly Stay in Their Homes

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Mi Zhang with WiFi device

Can Grandma’s WiFi system alert you that it’s time to check on her? A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will allow Michigan State University to explore…

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Wearable Technology Could Help Detect Health Risks, Depression

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Mi Zang

It may be small, so small it’s hardly noticeable, but it could someday save lives. “It” is wearable technology that can monitor a person’s eating, drinking, coughing and…

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