August 2017 and later
Dr. Intille invited to be an expert advisor for the "Using Technology to Prevent Childhood Obesity" federal challenge
In 2018, Dr. Intille will serve as an expert advisor for the "Using Technology to Prevent Childhood Obesity" federal challenge, hosted by the Health Resource Service Administration’s (HRSA’s) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The purpose of this challenge is to support the development of low-cost, scalable technology-based innovations to promote healthy weight for low-income children and families in the socio-cultural and environmental contexts of their communities.
September 14, 2017
Dr. Intille's paper receives a 10-year impact award
Dr. Intille's paper, "Real-Time Recognition of Physical Activities and Their Intensities Using Wireless Accelerometers and a Heart Rate Monitor," published in 2007 in the International Symposium on Wearable Computers received the conference's 10-Year Impact Award. Congratulations to authors Emmanuel Munguia Tapia, Stephen Intille, William Haskell, Kent Larson, Julie Wright, Abby King, and Robert Friedman.
September 13, 2017
A decade with smartphones
On Tuesday, Apple unveiled its newest generation of products at an event celebrating a decade since the first iPhone was released. Though it wasn’t the first smartphone on the market, its commercial success—and the subsequent saturation of smartphones across the globe—have changed society in massive ways, said two Northeastern professors.
Dr. Intille discussed the impact of smartphones on our everyday lives in the Northeastern News. Read more...
September 13, 2017
Aditya Ponnada presents at Ubicomp
Aditya Ponnada presented his IMWUT paper, “Microinteraction ecological momentary assessment response rates: Effect of microinteractions or the smartwatch?" at Ubicomp 2017 in Maui, Hawaii in September. The authors are Aditya Ponnada, Caitlin Haynes, Dharam Maniar, Justin Manjourides, and Stephen Intille.
mHealth group selected to process NHANES accelerometer data
The mHealth group was awarded a contract to use Amazon Web Services to process 18,000+ accelerometer datasets from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). This is work with Prof. Dinesh John.
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mHealth Group receives two 10-Year Impact Awards
Two of Dr. Intille's papers received the Ubicomp/Pervasive 10-Year Impact Award in 2014 (for papers published in 2004). The papers were "Activity Recognition from User-Annotated Acceleration Data" (with co-author Ling Bao, an MS student at the time) and "Activity Recognition in the Home Using Simple and Ubiquitous Sensors" (with co-Authors Emmanuel Munguia Tapia, a PhD student at the time, and Kent Larson).