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UCF Students Earn Fellowships To Advance Huntington Disease Research

Written By: Wendy Sarubbi | May 30, 2024
Three UCF undergraduates will spend their summer doing cutting-edge Huntington disease (HD) research after earning prestigious fellowships from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. The society awarded six national fellowships...

Holograms Begin Beaming Into College Classrooms

Written By: Lauren Coffey | February 23, 2024
Bari Hoffman first learned of holograms during the pandemic, when she saw that rapper Diddy had beamed a full-body digital version of himself into a seven-foot-tall display box to remotely...

CES Roundup: Holoportation, Empathic Robot, Aging Suit, Bionic Prosthetic Arm, Headband For Better Sleep

Written By: Marion Webb | January 25, 2024
CES 2024 was dominated by “artificial intelligence” and tech solutions to better our lives, including many solutions in the health and wellness space. Below is Medtech Insight’s final roundup of some of...

“Holoportation,” robot romances: Futurist Faith Popcorn’s latest predictions

Written By: Jennifer A. Kingson | January 11, 2024
“Holoportation,” three-way romances involving robots, extending the natural lives of dogs — they’re all on the latest prediction list from Faith Popcorn, the flamboyant futurist and trend-spotter who introduced the world...

UCF is Exploring the Intersection of Art and Artificial Intelligence

Written By: Juzanne Martin | July 18, 2023
In honor of Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day (July 16), here’s how UCF is exploring this rapidly evolving technology in the arts. When photography was invented in 1822, some painters believed...

Communication Disorders Clinic and FAAST Center Host First Healthy Aging Fair

Written By: Lasha Markham | July 14, 2023
Nearly 100 community members were able to take advantage of the first-ever Healthy Aging Fair hosted by the College of Health Profession and Sciences on June 29 at the Rehabilitation...

The Future of Hologram Tech Comes Down to Its Price Tag

Written By: Samson Amore - dot.LA | March 16, 2023
In 1971, Dennis Gabor was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the holographic method, which was based on bending light waves to reproduce images. Since then,...

Using Smart Home Technology for Innovative Solutions in Assistive Healthcare

Written By: CHPS Staff | March 6, 2023
A new “Smart Apartment” equipped with assistive technology is helping individuals with disabilities gain greater independence while preparing students for future roles in rehabilitative care. The room in UCF’s Rehabilitation...

UCF health students experience ‘BLISS’ a virtual simulation for medical training

Written By: Joe Mario Pedersen | January 31, 2023
The University of Central Florida is launching a mixed-reality room to enhance student learning and patient care with immersive environments.

Virtual reality room creating new learning opportunity for UCF healthcare students

Written By: Tony Atkins | January 30, 2023
A virtual reality room on campus aims to add another dimension to how health care is taught. The space is called BLISS, which is short for “blended learning interactive, simulation,...

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