ROY SHILKROT
PHD STUDENT
Roy is a 3rd year PhD student in the group. His interests are in augmented user interface and interpersonal communication experiences, alongside sailing, writing and music. He recieved his B.Sc and M.Sc in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Aviv-Yaffo College. Among his studies, he has some 8 years of experience in Israeli high-tech industry, both in start-ups and enterprise. Prior to the MIT Media Lab he worked in Comverse Innovation Labs, researching and designing mobile user experience.

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Publications

Jochen Huber, Jun Rekimoto, Masahiko Inami, Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Meng Ee Wong, Graham Pullin and Suranga Nanayakkara. "Workshop on Assistive Augmentation" Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, to appear.   [PDF]   [Link]

Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Connie K. Liu, Pattie Maes and Suranga Nanayakkara. "FingerReader: A Wearable Device to Support Text-Reading on the Go". In Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14). To appear.   [PDF]

Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Connie K. Liu, Pattie Maes and Suranga Nanayakkara. "A Wearable Text-Reading Device for the Visually-Impaired". In Proceedings of CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '14 – Video Showcase). To appear.

Zoran, Amit; Shilkrot, Roy; Goyal, Pragun; Maes, Pattie; Paradiso, Joseph A, "The Wise Chisel: The Rise of the Smart Handheld Tool," Pervasive Computing, IEEE , vol.13, no.3, pp.48,57, July-Sept. 2014   [Link]

Amit Zoran, Roy Shilkrot, Suranga Nanayakkara and Joseph Paradiso. "The Hybrid Artisans: A Case Study in Smart Tools." To appear in the ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (ToCHI). 2014   [Link]