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Fredric Raab is a wireless systems architect at UCSD School of Medicine's Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems located at Calit2 where he is developing and evaluating the effectiveness of wireless applications in the areas of physical activity, energy balance and nutrition.  UCSD recently filed a patent for his work on e/Balance, a smart-phone application to support energetics and active-living research. e/Balance is a hardware/software platform incorporating wireless sensors such as accelerometers, GPS receivers, heart-rate monitors, etc. e/Balance has been licensed for commercial development by Santech.

In addition, Fredric has taught the Qualcomm BREW software development classes within UCSD's Extension School's CDMA and Embedded Engineering program and has mentored ECE/CSE student projects. He also served on the advisory board of the MobileMedia Institute. 

Before relocating to San Diego in 2003, he was a founding member of LiveSky Solutions, a wireless developer in Boston.

Fredric was instrumental in the development of interactive multimedia and new media technologies. While in last year of college, he founded Telematic Systems, a pioneering award-winning videodisc development firm commercializing technologies developed at the MIT Media Lab for clients such as AT&T, Digital Equipment Corp, Ford, and General Motors.  In 1987, as Vice President for Production at Interactive Media Communications, he lead the firm's development and production teams in the creations of  interactive multimedia training programs in the area of Industrial Health and Safety. 

Throughout the 1990's, as an independent new media producer, he collaborated with design firms, Internet companies, and film/video studios to create memorable, large-scale experiences which integrate computer, video and Internet technologies. His work has been installed at the California Science Center, National Scouting Museum, Liberty Science Center, Tennessee Valley Authority, Boston Museum of Science, Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American History, Atlanta's SciTrek museum, and at SportsLab.


Fredric J. Raab
Calit2 - Atkinson Hall, Rm 6113
9500 Gilman Drive, MS 0811
La Jolla, CA 92037