Updates from the Office of Community and Regional Relations

Local News Updates from the Office of Regional and Community Relations:

Gesture recognition technology

Using repurposed wireless signals, UW computer scientists have developed new gesture-recognition technology to control electronics and household appliances with a simple gesture.

Uneven sidewalk

A recent study details improved neighborhood information and resources that can help adults with mobility disabilities reduce obstacles to walking for exercise.

Child with toy

New research shows that early brain responses can predict future abilities in children with autism, leading to earlier interventions at the highest level of neural plasticity.

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Theresa Doherty, Director
UW Regional and Community Relations