Thad Starner

Professor of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology

Thad Starner is a wearable computing pioneer, having worn a computer with a head-up display in his daily life since 1993. He is a Professor of Computing at Georgia Tech and a Technical Lead on Google Glass. Thad's projects include a wireless glove that teaches how to play piano melodies without active attention by the wearer; creating wearable computers for two-way communication experiments with wild dolphins; making wearable computers for communicating with working dogs; recovering phrase-level sign language from brain signals; and recognizing English speech without sound. Dr. Starner has produced over 450 papers and presentations on his research and is an inventor on over 85 United States utility patents awarded or in process.

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