Robot Assistant Supports Students with Learning Disabilities to Improve Focus

Summary: Researchers have found that QT, a new social robot, effectively improves the focus of children with learning disabilities. The robot’s positive impact on the classroom and learning environment for students with disabilities has been noted by the researchers. QT’s success in helping these students stay on task and engaged in their school work is … Read more

SuRFing the OSIAN while tweeting

SuRF Development kit from People Power is an amazing 3×3 microcontroller development board that takes internet to the whole another level. I joined People Power as a QA Engineer in Oct 2010 and have been playing around with their development kit to get started with the Open Source IPv6 Automation Network (OSIAN).  OSIAN ( is a open source internet … Read more

Tactile Gaming Vest (TGV)

The TGV is a haptic feedback device developed for enhancing the immersive experience of first- and third-person shooter games. This vest features a multitude of solenoids, eccentric-mass motors, and Peltier elements controlled by custom electronics and a personal computer. The vest simulates the appropriate sensation, such as bullet hits, vibrations, and/or heat, in the location … Read more

GuruBhakts: Gesture Based Swarm Approach To Control Robots on WSN

GuruBhakts, are wireless sensor nodes based Robots, showcasing the Leader-Followers (Guru-Bhakts) behavior on the wireless sensor network. The project was submitted as the final project for ESE519: Real-time and Embedded systems Course. The Project was developed by Jitender Bishnoi, Rahul Khosla and I under the guidance of Professor Rahul Mangharam. We had great support from mLab: Embedded systems lab with resources for … Read more