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Faculty and students have been interviewed by ABC, CBS, NBC, WGN, Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald and other media.

For expert commentary on digital systems technology, embedded systems, mobile application, Internet of Things (IOT), home automation, mesh networking, wearable computing and other topics, please contact.

Jermey Hajek
Director of the Smart Tech: Embedded Systems Lab
Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management
hajek@iit.edu 

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Recent Media Stories

School of Applied Technology Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management Jeremy Hajek discusses his research into autonomous movement framework with ChicagoInno during a drone demonstration.

July 27, 2016

Read the article and see photos of the drones in ChicagoInno.

School of Applied Technology Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management Jeremy Hajek discusses how your phone’s vibration motor can be hacked in the Chicago Tribune.

May 6, 2016

Chicago Tribune

School of Applied Technology Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management Jeremy Hajek is interviewed on WGN TV News for a story on the evolution of the smartphone.

May 6, 2016

Watch the interview on WGN TV News at - http://wgntv.com/2016/05/05/the-evolution-of-the-smartphone/#ooid=1yNXliMzE6tnMFasD0cwyq2N9s_gGxS-

School of Applied Technology Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek discusses the technology behind smartphone voices and their potential use during a health emergency in a story for the Associated Press.

MARCH 15, 2016

The story was published by more than 338 national media outlets and in the United Kingdom’s DailyMail.com.

The story was published by more than 338 national media outlets and in the United Kingdom’s DailyMail.com.

Read the article from ABC News here.

 

Illinois Tech students and School of Applied Technology Industry Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek are featured in an article in Digi about their XBee inspired IPRO projects.

August 25, 2015

Read the complete article in Digi blog here - http://www.digi.com/blog/community/illinois-institute-of-technology-students-bring-connected-solutions-to-life-with-xbee/

School of Applied Technology Industry Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek is interviewed about artificial intelligence on the John Howell radio show on WLS AM.

July 30, 2015

Listen to the radio interview here at http://www.wlsam.com/big-john-howell-podcasts/

School of Applied Technology Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek discusses commercial drone use in an article in the Daily Herald Business Ledger.

May 27, 2015

 

School of Applied Technology Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek is interviewed about tornado warning sirens adjusting to the digital age in a report on ABC 7 Chicago News.

April 28, 2015

Watch the story on ABC 7 Chicago News at http://abc7chicago.com/news/tornado-warning-sirens-adjust-to-digital-age/684428/

 

School of Applied Technology Associate Professor Jeremy Hajek is interviewed on FOX 32 Chicago News about the possible causes of a key fob dead zone in Chicago.

April 1, 2015

 

IIT’s School of Applied Technology Professor Jeremy Hajek demonstrates how digital invaders can gain access to your home in an interview on ABC 7 Chicago.

School of Applied Technology Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management Jeremy Hajek is interviewed about the damaging impact of the winter weather on your smartphone in an article in DNAinfo Chicago.

 

Summer IPRO 2015 Recognition Awards

August 11, 2015

The culmination of the summer semester’s Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) Program was marked on July 24 with IPRO Day.

Details at - https://iit.edu/news/iittoday/?p=46231