DSI Fall 2020 Fast Track Students Announced


Yuka Fukuoka’s Stacha device featured on Wareable.com

Yuka Fukuoka, ’18, is featured in an article about her project, Stacha, a device to create empathy and awareness for people who stutter. Read the full article here. Both inside and outside of the program, DSI students create change, disrupt the status quo and use their own powers of creativity to bring something to life…

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Yuka Fukuoka ’18 Will Present Speech Disorder Device at SXSW

This March DSI student Yuka Fukuoka will be presenting STACHA, a wearable device aimed at educating people on the difficulties of stuttering, at the SXSW’s Interactive Festival. Motivated by her personal journey, STACHA was designed with a team from both her home country of Japan, and the US. The collar-like device, which simulates the speech barrier and induces the physical response of stuttering, hopes…

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