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  • Evaluation of User Perceived QoE in Mobile Systems Using Social Media Analytics 

    Mjhool, Ahmed Yaseen (2016-12)
    In mobile system environments, the quality perceived by users is inconstant and reliant on many factors such as cellular network, data connection, cost, coverage area, etc. Even though Quality of Service (QoS) management ...
  • Specialized Distributed Hardware Design for Real-Time Atmospheric Turbulence Mitigation Error Correction Calculation 

    Subramanian, Subhadra (2016-12)
    This thesis demonstrates an approach to solve execution challenges of Image processing of an Atmospheric turbulence mitigation technique in real-time. An atmospheric turbulence mitigation technique is used to eliminate ...
  • Analysis of the FM Radio Spectrum for Secondary Licensing of Low-Power Short-Range Cognitive Internet-of-Things Devices via Cognitive Radio 

    Otermat, Derek T (2016-11)
    The number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is predicated to reach 200 billion by the year 2020. This rapid growth is introducing a new class of low-power short-range wireless devices that require the use of radio ...
  • Real-time Monitoring of Sand and Dust Storm Winds Using Wireless Sensor Technology 

    Mujlid, Hana Mohammed (2016-09)
    This dissertation proposes an empirical model for prediction of the radio path loss in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). The model applies to WSNs that are deployed in environments with dust and sand storms. It is developed ...
  • Feature Based Object Tracking: A Probabilistic Approach 

    Smith, Kaleb E. (2016-12)
    Video analysis is a rich research topic, due to the wide spectrum of applications such as surveillance, activity recognition, security, and event detection. One of the important challenges in video analysis is object ...
  • Improved colorization for night vision system based on image splitting 

    Ali, Ehsan A.; Kozaitis, Samuel P. (2015-02)
    The success of a color night navigation system often depends on the accuracy of the colors in the resulting image. Often, small regions can incorrectly adopt the color of large regions simply due to size of the regions. ...
  • Speed Meter 

    Aldhaheri, Ali; Aldhaher, Abdulla; AlSuwaidi, Buti
    The Speed Meter finds out the velocity and acceleration of a moving vehicle using the GPS coordinates. The location coordinates are used to calculate the velocity and acceleration using predefined formulae. The results ...
  • Light Exoskeleton Gear (L.E.G.) 

    Myers, Andy; Al Matouq, Ali; DeJesus-Banos, Kelsey; Vidmark, Jessica
    The L.E.G. combines the inherent mechanical support of a knee brace with extra assistance provided in a similar way as a robotic leg. Surface Electromyography (SEMG) sensors are connected to the user’s leg to assess ...
  • Supercapacitor battery 

    Drinks, Dale; Ballentine, Chris; Stross, Stephan; Wnek, Grady
    This project investigates the viability of supercapacitors as an energy storage device used to power a small robot. In order to demonstrate the charging and performance characteristics, the robot uses a supercapacitor array ...
  • Telepresence robot 

    Hijazi, Ahmad; Al-Khatib, Abdalqader
    To create a Telepresence robot which is a robot that can be controlled remotely via the internet by the user, allowing the user to navigate that environment as if they were in it. The robot will hold a tablet to facilitate ...
  • Power Buddy 

    Irwin, Otto; Campbell, Austin; von Friesen, Timothy
    The Power Buddy monitors the power consumption of any device that plugs into a standard outlet and provides remote access to that data and other helpful information. Users gain insight into how much power a device uses ...
  • Solar powered battery charger 

    Dudley, Jonathan; Krouth, Sheila; Loudon, Michael
    Solar arrays provide clean power, but the amount depends significantly on available sunlight. To achieve sufficient power, mechanical tracking or maximum power point tracking (MPPT) methods are implemented. While mechanical ...
  • Mobile solar charging station 

    Trimboli, Vince; Burghardt, Christina; Torres, Giordano Benitez; Quintana, Rolando; Kearney, James
    The solar charging station is a portable solution for any kind of outdoor recreation, hobby, or activity that requires a moderate amount of energy. The project revolves around constructing a charger controller that will ...
  • Omnisphere 

    Ballentine, Chris; Dudamel, Gerardo; Frisbie, James; Taylor, Macdonald
    Our Omnisphere robot is a user-friendly controlled platform with three spheres for wheels. A friction-based drive system rotates each sphere with 360 degrees of full planar freedom. This system eliminates the restrictive ...
  • Universal Communications Hub 

    Robins, Ian; Pangalos, Christopher; Chan, Cargill
    To design a mobile communications system capable of maintaining a data and communications link in scenarios where traditional communications have been lost or are unavailable. In a practical scenario, this type of hub would ...
  • Autonomous Camera Drone 

    Agbayekhai, Martins; Caro, Ernesto
    The autonomous quadcopter drone follows a user carrying a GPS beacon and provides HD-quality video from above. The goal is to provide an aerial recording for an outdoor sports/adventure enthusiast, without any piloting ...
  • The Parking Camera Project: Team Sauerkraut 

    Lobo, Corin; Merino, Xavier; Petersen, Charles; Zedan, Billy
    The Parking Camera Project monitors multiple parking lot spaces and displays their availabilities in a mobile application. It uses an embedded system and a camera mounted above the parking lot to routinely capture images ...
  • Rockin’ Hat 

    Crank, Victoria; Mahabir, Ivanna; Jemmott, Tatjana; Turla, Jasmine Anne
    Build a talking hat that can analyze a given audio file and move the mouth accordingly.
  • Security System for Automobiles 

    Alghamdi, Abdulaziz; Alajaji, Abdulelah; Alowaini, Abdulrahman; Almansoori, Majed
    Security System for Automobiles (SSA) detects both accidents, and the presence of alcohol. It also informs the authorities and/or emergency responders of the accident location using GPS and GSM modems. In addition, a ...
  • Pooch Portal 

    Foy, Phil; Osaisai, Ebipamo; Reichel, Julie; Shen, Haonen
    There are no existing wirelessly controlled dog doors on the market. Pooch Portal is a proof of concept that enables an existing product to be controlled over the Internet. We have inserted a microcontroller into the ...

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