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space. The current crop of students is working on an interactive design table as well as an electronic slide trombone.

Computer scientist Lijun Yin, here and above with an undergraduate, develops facial-recognition technologies with applications in gaming, education and healthcare.

Other recent student creations include a wearable musical instrument with what Craver calls a “Spiderman interface” as well as an instrument that can be played with what looks like a bouquet of computer mice. — Rachel Coker

Scott Craver, a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, says the Seymour Kunis Media Core compares favorably with a research facility he used when he worked at Intel.


Binghamton University • BINGHAMTON RESEARCH • Winter 2014

On a recent afternoon, Craver pulled apart a tape measure while talking with a few undergrads about the components they’d need to build the trombone. “How fast is fast?” he asks as they discuss reaction time, gesturing as if he’s playing the instrument.

Binghamton University / Research Magazine / Winter 2014  

In this issue of Binghamton Research, you’ll see how Binghamton University faculty members are capitalizing on Big Data’s potential to impro...

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