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Your smartphone wouldn’t exist without university research

Oct. 13, 2014—Last week, the Association of American Universities released an interactive graphic highlighting the research that made the smartphone possible.

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FoxNews.com: Researchers work to secure military smartphones

Feb. 13, 2014—Soldiers in Afghanistan are experimenting with smartphones engineered to better protect operational data designed by scientists at Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems. Douglas Schmidt, professor of computer science, is quoted.

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Tracking gunfire with a smartphone

Apr. 25, 2013—A team of computer engineers from Vanderbilt University’s Institute of Software Integrated Systems has developed an inexpensive hardware module and related software that can transform an Android smartphone into a simple shooter location system.

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New app takes emergency medicine information mobile

Jan. 17, 2013—A Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine physician has created an application for smart phones and tablets to help emergency care providers stay on top of the latest research and newest treatment techniques.

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Keeping Athletes Safe

Dec. 5, 2012—Summer 2012 is in the record books as one of the hottest ever recorded in the U.S. Combine that with possible lightning strikes, and outdoor enthusiasts and athletes practicing in tough weather conditions clearly could use some help. That help is now available for free as a smartphone app from Vanderbilt University. Barb Cramer has...

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VUCast: New Show Shines!

Oct. 11, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: The Vanderbilt connection to the new TV hit Nashville! How your smartphone could start saving lives. How music is going to the HEART of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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ISIS software project receives $17.2M contract from DARPA

Sep. 28, 2012—The Vanderbilt Institute for Software Integrated Systems has been awarded a $17.2 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to accelerate the Android Mobile Middleware Objects (AMMO2) project. The contract was announced Sept. 19.

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Google Research Award goes to engineering team

Sep. 7, 2012—A novel approach to improve location information to centimeter scale accuracy using the global positioning system has earned a Google Research Award for an engineering professor and his team.

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