News: Innovation Center

Amid Zoom Fatigue, Companies Experiment With Holograms in the Office

Written By: Wall Street Journal | April 4, 2022
The pandemic fueled interest in the use of 3-D holograms as an immersive approach to remote work. Holograms have long been featured in science fiction movies. Now the 3-D light...

A look at the most interesting innovations at SXSW 2022: From holograms to the future of psychedelics

Written By: Heather Landi | March 18, 2022
For three days, I walked and Uber-ed (but did not scooter) my way through the streets of Austin, Texas, as SXSW returned in person for the first time since 2019....

Speaker Event Showcased AAC in Rehabilitation

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | October 20, 2021
Guest speaker and occupational therapist Michael Braun from Brooks Rehabilitation joined via hologram an expert panel convened at the CHPS Innovation Center on Oct. 18 in celebration of International AAC...

Inaugural UCF Assistive Technology Fair Connects Students and Community Members to Resources That Improve Lives

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | October 19, 2021
The UCF AAC Lab Collaborative, in partnership with the IMOVE Lab, hosted the inaugural UCF Assistive Technology Fair on Oct. 13 at the new CHPS Innovation Center — a convening hub for faculty, staff,...

UCF’s Dr. Hologram: A PORTL to Better Health Care Education

Written By: Meaghan Branham | October 16, 2021
Device Takes Telehealth to New Level with 3D Real-Time Visuals of Patients. “Dr. Hologram” sounds like a character from the pages of a science fiction novel rather than a classroom...

Genius Foundation Awards $300,000 To UCF Interdisciplinary Health Research

Written By: WENDY SARUBBI | October 7, 2021
Eight interdisciplinary faculty research projects — on health topics including pain management, improving provider-patient communication, and intimate partner violence — have received about $300,000 in grant funding through a new...

Getting Real: Cutting-edge hologram technology is helping train UCF’s future healthcare professionals.

Written By: Carol Stinnett ’08 | September 27, 2021
Holograms are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Now, they have the capability of improving our well-being by changing the game in healthcare education. UCF’s College of Health Professions and Sciences is leading...

AAC Lab Receives Gift of Mobile Makerspace to Build Adaptive Toys

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 20, 2021
Variety – the Children’s Charity of Florida has donated $10,000 to the UCF AAC Research-to-Practice Lab Collaborative – to bring the gift of joy to children with developmental disabilities. The...

UCF Installs Impressive Dr. Hologram Technology to Improve Healthcare Simulation Education

Written By: Lance Baily | August 26, 2021
Today’s most innovative hologram technology is now being used in the academic setting to provide unique healthcare simulation education experiences. This Fall, the University of Central Florida (UCF) will be...

New Lifelike Hologram Tech Expands UCF Students’ Skills in Patient Care

Written By: MEGAN PABIAN ’06 ’13MA | July 29, 2021
The first use of holoportation patients will increase the variety of different diagnoses students can learn from in a “true-to-life” form. The University of Central Florida is incorporating new technology...

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