ICT on Engadget

Published: November 12, 2010
Category: News

An article about ICT research was featured on Engadget today. The article focused on our history and move to Playa Vista and on the innovative work ICT makes.  An excerpt from the article reads, “Funded by the US Army to develop virtual reality technology, the ICT’s work is now found on 65 military sites across the country. Before your brain starts wandering towards thoughts of Call of Duty on military-grade steroids though, keep in mind that much of the institute’s innovations revolve around simulating surrogate interactions with so-called ‘virtual humans’. For example, thanks to advanced AI language programming, soldier patients projected on life size semi-transparent screens help teach doctors about treating combat trauma, while virtual Army personnel characters such as Sergeant Star can interact naturally with soldiers in leadership training exercises.”
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