UC San Diego Computer Scientist Turns his Face into a Remote Control (1 of 3) (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption A UC San Diego computer science Ph.D. student can turn his face into a remote control that speeds and slows video playback. The proof-of-concept demonstration is part of a larger project to use automated facial expression recognition to make robots more effective teachers. Credit UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Usage Restrictions mandatory credit: UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.