In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
More than 20 students in an innovative transdisciplinary course developed personal health applications for Google Glass, the wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display.
At a TEDWomen talk on Thursday, Northeastern associate professor Rupal Patel described a new project to give personalized voices to the voiceless.
Associate professor Rupal Patel has created a way to give people with speech disorders a personalized synthetic voice that resembles their true vocal identity.
Northeastern’s new doctoral program in personal health informatics — the first of its kind in the nation — will prepare students for researching and developing new technologies that can have a global impact on healthcare.