||The objective of this course is to familiarize the student with design methodologies, tools, and implementation practices of embedded multimedia convergence systems and human-computer interaction applications. Its topics include: 1. Embedded multimedia system development platform and tool-chains. 2. Embedded multimedia convergence systems. 3. Developing embedded software using opensource GUI and computer vision libraries. 4. Heterogeneous multi-core embedded platforms. 5. Vision-based techniques for intelligent human-computer interaction.