Recent VIP News

Konrad interviewed for The Wellesley News

November 13th, 2013

Prof. Janusz Konrad has been recently interviewed for The Wellesley News about his joint work with Prof. Prakash Ishwar on gesture-based authentication. The article "EYE ON SCIENCE: What’s the password?" has described... Read the rest of this entry »

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Konrad and Ishwar featured in the NewYorker

October 31st, 2013

Profs. Janusz Konrad and Prakash Ishwar have been recently featured in The New Yorker. The article "Beyond fingerprints: High-five to unlock" has discussed recent challenges in user authentication in view... Read the rest of this entry »

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Ishwar and Konrad featured in Boston Globe

July 22nd, 2013

The current research conducted by Profs. Prakash Ishwar and Janusz Konrad on gesture-based user authentication has been recently featured in The Boston Globe. The article muses on a not-too-distant future... Read the rest of this entry »

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BU Today takes note of VIP authentication research

March 21st, 2013

BU Today has published an article accompanied by a video describing gesture-based user authentication research funded by the recent joint NSF grant with NYU-Poly.

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Alum’s startup wins first place at appAttack contest in GMIC-SV conference

January 6th, 2013

In October 2011, Huan-Yu Wu (MS, ECE'10) joined Translate Abroad, a small startup company that makes a very interesting product: Waygo an i-phone app that translates the text in the image captured... Read the rest of this entry »

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Konrad and Ishwar join with NYU/Poly to win an NSF grant

October 25th, 2012

Laptops, tablets and smartphones are all so common today and carry a lot of personal information. How many of us store passwords, credit card numbers, etc. on such devices. While... Read the rest of this entry »

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Meng Wang co-founds Orbeus Inc.

May 25th, 2012

Meng Wang (MS ECE'12) and his two colleagues, Tianqiang Liu (MS CAS'12) and Xing Meng (MIT MBA'12), have founded Orbeus Inc., a technology startup that specializes in visual recognition. The trio of... Read the rest of this entry »

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2012 Change Detection Workshop program announced

May 17th, 2012

The First Change Detection Workshop organized by Profs. Janusz Konrad and Prakash Iswhar jointly with Prof. Pierre-Marc Jodoin from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, and Dr. Fatih Porikli, MERL, Cambridge, Read the rest of this entry »

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Kam Lai invited to the Kinect Demonstration at CVPR’12

May 8th, 2012

Kam Lai (ECE'12), an undergraduate student in the VIP lab, has been invited to the Kinect Demonstration at CVPR'12 on June 16, 2012 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Read the rest of this entry »

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Konrad and Ishwar help organize a CVPR-2012 workshop

February 10th, 2012

A workshop proposal "Motion and Change Detection Challenge" organized by Profs. Janusz Konrad and Prakash Iswhar jointly with Prof. Pierre-Marc Jodoin from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, and Dr. Fatih... Read the rest of this entry »

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