A team of graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has advanced to the world finals in Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup. Mizzou Engineering students Caleb Heinzman, Kolton Speer and Imad Toubal, along with Ashlyn O’Hara, a senior majoring in data journalism, developed the Deeptector.io website, which uses artificial intelligence to predict […]
This year’s RJI Student Innovation Competition challenge is to create a program, tool or prototype for photo, video or audio verification.
NewSnooze uses Raspberry Pi and Google Assistant technology to fill the snooze cycle of a user’s morning alarm with personalized local news and advertisements.
Participants in this year’s RJI Student Competition will be challenged to develop products to help improve lives in smart homes through news delivery.
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.
This year’s event brought a new partnership with the Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition, which meant the projects were created with a journalistic bent in mind.
The 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition will differ in two ways from past competitions: Students from outside the University of Missouri are eligible to participate and teams may address any issue facing the news industry.
This year, students may address any issue facing the news media, including audience engagement, news productivity and accuracy.