02 Nov, 2016

IMSC won the best demonstration award in CIKM 2016

IMSC won the best demonstration award in the 25th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016) on Oct 27th, Indianapolis.
25 Oct, 2016

IMSC participates in Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot with the ATOM-HP project

 

The ATOM-HP (Analytical Technologies to Objectively Measure Human Performance) project is a joint effort between the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Department of Defense aiming at understanding human performance with the goal of optimizing performance in various contexts. For the past year, as an integral part of the ATOM-HP team, IMSC has been helping with the design of a clinical and a military study by building a platform for data collection, storage and analysis. For that IMSC leveraged its expertise in spatiotemporal data management to collect and understand human activity data in context, including data from wearable sensors (e.g., MS Band) and environment sensors (e.g., MS Kinect).

The ATOM-HP project has received a lot of media attention and was featured in preeminent events such as the South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action (SXSL) event, as part of the Cancer Moonshot initiative. Below are some links to these events and related press coverage.

USC News story on SXSL event and ATOM-HP (Sep 2016)
ATOM-HP op-ed by Peter Kuhn in The Hill (Sep 2016)
ATOM-HP article in Science Daily (Sep 2016)
ATOM-HP news coverage on NBC4 News by Mekahlo Medina (Sep 2016)
USC News story on CancerBase (Jun 2016)
Peter Kuhn op-ed on Medium about CancerBase (Jun 2015)
ATOM-HP pilot project announced on USC News (Nov 2015)

 

17 Oct, 2016

IMSC Start-up Tallygo brings solutions to transportation in Los Angeles

Even beyond Hyperloops and aerospace, the strength of LA’s university system continues to lead the way in bringing new edge-case transportation solutions to market. Case in point,TallyGo, an LA-based real-time navigation startup, was spun out of technology originally developed in-house at USC’s IMSC institute. The company has since raised millions in funding from local investors and is now taking on mapping giants like Waze, Google and Apple Maps.

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