Carnegie Mellon University - FIG - LumiWatch

May 4, 2018
Hosted by Lang Maith with Andre Forte

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The Future Interfaces Group is an interdisciplinary research lab within the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. We create new sensing and interface technologies that foster powerful and delightful interactions between humans and computers. These efforts often lie in emerging use modalities, such as wearable computing, augmented reality, smart environments and gestural interfaces. LumiWatch is the first, fully-functional and self-contained projection smartwatch implementation, containing compute, power, projection and touch-sensing capabilities. Our watch prototype offers roughly 40 square centimeters of interactive surface area – more than five times that of a typical smartwatch display. We demonstrate continuous 2D finger tracking with interactive, rectified graphics, transforming the arm into a touchscreen.

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Lang Maith with Andre Forte

Lang Maith has over 24 years of experience as an I.T. professional who has served in just about every capacity imaginable in I.T. His company, Mall Lobby.com, Inc., has serviced State/Local Government, numerous Federal Government Agencies and some popular Private Sector companies.

Aside from providing I.T. Consulting, Solutions Architecture and Staff Augmentation Mall Lobby is also able to provide it’s clients with everything from Data Center Space, E-Commerce transaction capabilities, Cloud-Based Solutions, Storage in addition to physical hardware and software licensing making them a one-stop shop for all of your needs. The company has received from Dun and Bradstreet Open Ratings (Past Performance) a score of 98 percent out of a possible 100 percent which is amazing.

Andre Forte has more than 17 years as an I.T. professional who has served in an array of roles and responsibilities. He has fulfilled multiple positions in various arenas including the Federal Government, State and Local Governments, and in the private sector as well.

Throughout Andre’s career he has achieved many successes completing multiple projects with some of the country’s largest conglomerates to several up and coming small businesses. He provides I.T. consulting, architecture design, implementation, virtualization, project management, staffing augmentations, cloud and DEVOPS implementation, hardware and software licensing, and networking.

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