QoLT Press Kit: CES 2012-Quality of Life Technology Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Visit QoLT at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show:

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First Person Vision

A wearable device to share seeing of who, what and where a person is looking

Contact:   Brendan McManus

Vibe Attire

A musical experience that integrates with everyday clothing to transduce sound into synchronized vibrations.

Contact:   Aubrey Shick

Origami Robotics - Romibo

A DIY robot for therapy, education, and fun.

Visit:   www.romibo.org
Contact:   Aubrey Shick

Tiramisu Transit

The real-time, crowdsourced bus-tracker app for iPhone or Android.

Visit: www.tiramisutransit.com
Contact: Aaron Steinfeld


Hands-on learning and interactive gaming system to inspire healthy eating habits.

Visit: www.fitwits.org
Contact: Kristin Hughes

PerMMA 1.0

Power wheelchair fitted with robotic arms for assisting people with disabilities.

Contact: Michael Lain

Exercise Coach

Sensor-based system to motivate knee osteoarthritis patients to perform rehab exercises regularly and correctly.

Contact: Portia Taylor

iCoach App Suite

A set of Virtual Coach Apps designed to improve your health, work or play

Contact: Dan Siewiorek

Virtual Valet

Park or retrieve your vehicle remotely using only your phone or other mobile device.

Contact: Aaron Steinfeld


Rehabilitation robotics and interactive gaming systems that help stroke victims increase movement of weak, neurologically impaired arms

Visit: www.myomo.com
Contact: Michael Quzor


iPhone accessory that measures vital signs and adds context to deliver an instant and meaningful view of well-being

Visit: www.vitalclip.com
Contact: Mark Musolino

CES Booth #3011

LVCC - Las Vegas, NV
North Hall, Grand Lobby
Lower Level


  • 12 innovations
  • 5 start-up companies
  • 2 partner collaborations

"Through their QoLT Foundry, the Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center (ERC) has developed an exemplary review and vetting process to move university-based research to commercialization.  We're pleased to see the QoLT ERC bring these engineering innovations, spin-off companies, and translational research projects more directly into the public eye." 

-- Barbara Kenny,
   ERC Program Director
   National Science

qolt speakers

Hear from QoLT leaders at CES! Scheduled Talks are included in the:
  • Silvers Summit
  • Digital Health Summit

general info

Download details about the QoLT Center & Foundry
in the Main Press Room.

For interviews, please contact: Kristen Sabol,
(p): 412-303-7396