ROY SHILKROT
PHD STUDENT
Roy is a 4th year PhD student in the group. His interests are in augmented user interface and communication experiences, alongside sailing, writing and music. He received a B.Sc and M.Sc in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Aviv-Yaffo College, and also has 8 years of experience working in the 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

Augmented Airbrush for Computer Aided Painting (CAP). Roy Shilkrot, Pattie Maes, Joseph A. Paradiso, Amit Zoran. To appear in Transactions on Graphics (TOG), ACM January 2015.

Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber, Meng Ee Wong, Pattie Maes, and Suranga Chandima Nanayakkara. "FingerReader: a wearable device to explore text reading on the go". To appear in the proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). 2015 ACM   [PDF]

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.