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Vibrating Steering Wheel Guides Drivers While Keeping Their Eyes On The Road
2012-04-24 11:27:55

Carnegie Mellon and AT&T Researchers Evaluate Haptic Navigation Aid A vibrating steering wheel is an effective way to keep a driver's eyes safely on the road by providing an additional means to convey directions from a car's navigation system, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and AT&T Labs have shown. The study, one of the first to evaluate combinations of audio, visual and haptic feedback for route guidance, found that younger drivers in particular were less distracted...

2011-06-23 09:38:00

DALLAS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Inc.* (NYSE: T) today announced the appointment of Krish Prabhu as president and CEO of AT&T Labs. Prabhu replaces retiring president and CEO Keith Cambron, who has led AT&T Labs since 2005. Prabhu, who will be based in Dallas, brings valuable experience in research, corporate leadership and innovation, and venture funding to AT&T. His telecoms industry career began in 1980 at the former AT&T Bell Laboratories. He has...

2009-09-21 09:15:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a demonstration of global collaboration and expertise in data analysis, AT&T* today announced that Chris Volinsky and Robert Bell, scientists who work on visualizing and analyzing large networks with AT&T Labs-Research, were part of the team presented with the Netflix Prize, a multi-year contest to improve upon the advanced Netflix movie recommendation system. More than 40,000 teams from 186 countries participated in the...


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