Georgia Tech Athletic Assoc., Texas Instruments, ATandT.



Create an Internet of People and Things within Bobby Dodd stadium to enhance the game-day experiences and safety of 55,000 Georgia Tech football fans. This IoPT is a distributed system that includes: sensor networks/systems for gathering and processing information from the game, fans, and the stadium itself; making this information available over 4/5G, WiFi and other wireless systems to fans and stadium personnel via mobile applications; commercializing this system.

Issues Involved or Addressed

IoPT design and performance evaluation; Scalable delivery of multi-media content over 4/5G and WiFi channels; Social networks; Broadcast of video over cellular nets; Visualization; Design/optimization of wireless and cellular networks; Design/applications of sensor networks and embedded systems; structural health monitoring; game design/deployment.

Methods and Technologies

  • IoPT theory and implementation
  • Mobile Applications
  • Multi-Media Databases
  • Embedded Systems
  • Sensors and Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Social Networks
  • HCI for Mobile Devices
  • Games
  • Web Applications

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Media
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Management

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location






VL 461

Team Advisors

Ed Coyle


Georgia Tech Athletic Assoc., Texas Instruments, ATandT.