Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
by Chia Evers
Feb. 7, 2019
Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2018 World Technology Awards, including Fluid Interfaces student Arnav Kapur, Affective Computing alum M. Ehsan Hoque, and spinoff Affectiva.
Arnav Kapur’s AlterEgo lets him communicate, switch TV channels, and more by talking silently to himself.
Electrodes on the face and jaw pick up otherwise undetectable neuromuscular signals triggered by internal verbalizations.
A. Kapur, S. Kapur, and P. Maes, "AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech Interface." 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2018), pp 43-53, March 5, 2018.
It's like having Siri listen to your internal commands.