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App to help families find restroom accommodations

App to help families find restroom accommodations

Fang Wang Families and individuals needing special restroom accommodations could have an easier time finding public bathrooms in the future, thanks to an app in development at Mizzou Engineering. The app is expected to provide a user-friendly way to find family restrooms, restrooms with universal changing tables and unisex bathrooms. RestroomMap.com, with support from the [...]
MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

Imagine watching a video from a presidential candidate on your favorite political blog, only to find out later that the candidate not only disavows the video but claims she never made the video in the first place. These so-called “deepfake videos,” which use fabricated photos and audio, are among the biggest challenges facing the news […]

A (verified) picture is worth a grand prize

A (verified) picture is worth a grand prize

Engineering’s Alex Johar, Journalism’s Zechang Fu, Rachel Thomas and Meiying Wu, and TSU’s William Fries created VeriPixel, which uses blockchain technology — similar to that used by cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin — to allow news organizations and news consumers to verify the authenticity of photographs sent over open networks.

MU developers make semifinals of national app competition

The team developed Mood Toolkit to provide mental health researchers with a configurable real-time, context-based method to monitor patients’ daily emotional well-being. The idea was good enough to earn them a top-five finish out of approximately 70 teams in the national Mood Challenge competition, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Transcription app earns students seat at Silicon Valley table

Recordly, a mobile service that allows journalists to use the Apple Watch to transcribe, track and highlight interviews recorded on their iPhones, won the ninth edition of the annual competition that partners students from the College of Engineering and School of Journalism as well as some students from the College of Business to create innovative new iOS applications.

Student app competition narrows field to finalists

The second round of the 2016 collaborative Reynolds Journalism Institute, computer science and College of Business student app competition came to a close Nov. 13 following presentations from each of the ten semifinalist teams.

MU app development class earns Swift recognition

MU was one of 11 colleges and universities listed as incorporating Swift, the new programming language for iOS and OS X development, into their curriculum during a recent Apple presentation.

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