NEWS2017 SXSW Featured Speaker – Thad Starner

DateMarch 10, 2017

 LocationAustin, TX



Talking Dog Can Save Lives: IEEE @ SXSW 2017


See how wearable technology takes canine assistance to new heights. AI and machine learning enable communication between people, dogs and dolphins! But in this one you get to meet a furry friend named Laser, as part of the IEEE Tech for Humanity Series. Featured in this video are Thad Starner, a visionary pioneer in wearable computing whose cutting edge innovations bridge critical gaps between people, machines, and their environments. He chats with Dr. Melody Moore Jackson, director of the Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI) Lab and BrainLab at the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, and a trailblazer in researching ways that technology can enhance communication between humans and animals. For proof, look no further than her dog Laser.