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21 hr ago
Kick Control Gadgets
The KickSoul Lets You Control Electronic Gizmos With a Kick Of Your Foot
The KickSoul is a prototype system, developed by a group of researchers and engineers from the MIT Media Lab, that allows you to wirelessly control a range of electronic devices using kick control....
2 w ago
University Innovation Labs
The Hong Kong MIT Innovation Node Takes Ideas from Labs to Stores
MIT University is opening a new Hong Kong campus called the MIT Innovation Node, which will focus on helping its students and faculty bring their ideas to market more rapidly and effectively....
3 w ago
Rural Drug Delivery Systems
This Organization is Employs Local Women to Deliver Medical Supplies
‘Living Goods’ is employing local women in Uganda to deliver medical supplies to rural villages. Although diseases such as malaria are treatable, many children still die from the illness...
3 w ago
3D Soccer Videos
This 3D Soccer Footage Can Be Viewed On 3D TVs Or Virtual Reality Headsets
A group of scientists at MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have managed to generate broadcast quality 3D soccer video using real-time 2D footage from the FIFA 2013 video game. The...
3 w ago
3D Video Converters
This MIT Video Software Turned 2D Footage of Soccer Into 3D Footage of Soccer
This MIT video software can take 2D film and automatically turn it into far superior 3D film. Working with the Qatar Computing Research Institute, the MIT video team developed a program that can...
4 w ago
This Living Clothing Line Expands When the Wearer Sweats
‘Second Skin’ is a living clothing line that expands when a person sweats, allowing the clothing to become more breathable when need be. Designed in a partnership between MIT, New...
4 w ago
Augmented Reality Display Eyewear
The LTCCS System Enables the Deaf To Communicate
The Live Time Closed Captioning System (LTCCS) is a new augmented reality display system that’s notable in a number of ways, most interesting being the fact that it has been...
5 w ago
High-Tech Building Blocks
The MIT Kinetic Blocks Project Explores New Forms of Object Manipulation
The MIT Kinetic Blocks project explores new ways of moving and manipulating objects using digital technology—and building blocks! The Kinetic Blocks project essentially consists of a large,...
25 w ago
Mini Origami Robots
These Self-Folding Robots are Multi-Talented Machines
MIT scientists just created self-folding robots measuring 1.7 centimeters. They look like an incredibly compact origami sculpture and are self-assembled. They are called ‘Untethered Miniature...
27 w ago
3D-Printed Photosynthetic Wearables
The 'Mushtari' Wearable is Embedded With Living Matter
The Mushtari is the world’s first 3D-printed photosynthetic wearable prototype to be infused with living matter. This wearable is constructed from 58 meters of 3D-printed tubes coiled into a...
6 w ago
The SkinSuit Helps Prevent Stretching of the Spine While In Space
The SkinSuit is a new astronaut suit, designed and developed by an international team led by RMIT University in Melbourne, that aims to simulate the pressures of normal gravity in order to prevent...
8 w ago
3D-Printed Heart Models
MIT Researchers Created Blueprints to Give Surgeons Practice on Each Heart
Researchers from MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital have discovered a way to create 3D-printed heart models that enable surgeons to practice on a particular patient’s heart before the...
12 w ago
Self-Driving Golf Carts
These Autonomous Vehicles Drive Tourists Around Singapore
MIT and the National Research Foundation of Singapore recently designed a series of self-driving golf carts that help to transport tourists throughout the city. While many cities have designed...
13 w ago
Multi-Material 3D Printers
MIT Designed the 'Multifab' That Can Print Ten Materials at Once
With the first 3D car, house and even Chinese villa being produced, it is surprising that multi-material 3D printers have only recently become popular. The ‘MultiFab,’ created by...
22 w ago
This Wearable Efficiency Tracker is Supposed to Improve Performance
This efficiency tracker improves the productivity of staff members with wearable sensors. Humanyze is a smart badge worn around the necks of employees so businesses can be more productive as a whole....
22 w ago
The 'Eco BLAC Brick' Could Put an End to Pollution from Brick Kilns
A group of MIT students recently developed a new type of brick that would help to reduce the amount of pollution that is produced by dirty brick kilns. In India, these kilns are used to produce up...
25 w ago
Collaborative Building Robots
These Collaborative Robots Work Together On Construction Tasks
Researchers from MIT are developing an algorithm that allows collaborative robots that effectively work together on construction tasks, significantly reducing the amount of time needed to plan...
25 w ago
Warehouse Robotics Competitions
The Amazon Picking Challenge Involved Designing Warehouse Robots
The Amazon Picking Challenge was an event that pushed 31 teams from around the world to come up with warehouse robots that could do the same job as an Amazon stock picker. The event was one of the...
4 w ago
Silhouette-Tracking Wi-Fi Signals
Wi-Fi Signals Can Now Be Used to Identify People Through Walls
Researchers at MIT have found a way to use Wi-Fi signals to identify an individual’s silhouette, even through walls. The technique used is called ‘RF-Capture’, and the system can...
4 w ago
Miniature Microwave Imagers
This Powerful Microwave Camera Can See Through Walls
A team of researchers at MIT designed a new microwave camera that has the ability to see through walls. Although microwave imagers are nothing new, these devices are often large and expensive. This...
7 w ago
The Tangible Media Group Made This Technology for Quick Digital Fabrication
The Tangible Media Group is a section of the MIT Media Lab, which has developed a shape-shifting material called ‘Unimorph.’ The material is actually made into a thin film and can be used for...
13 w ago
Molten Glass Printers
The 'G3DP' Prints Glass-Blown Objects Like Drizzled Hardening Honey
MIT created the first of a new class of glass printers that include kiln cartridge—heating glass to 1,900 degree levels. Once at this temperature, the glass can be essentially squeezed out of...
15 w ago
This Remote-Controlled Robot Can Keep Its Balance Like a Human
The Hermes is a remote-controlled robot, developed by a group of scientists and engineers at MIT, whose actions and reflexes can be controlled by a human being. This robot is noteworthy because it...
26 w ago
First Responders Apps
RapidSOS Aims to Revolutionize Emergency Response and Communication
Last month, RapidSOS was awarded $50,000 as part of Harvard Business School’s 2015 New Venture Competition for students and alumni. Aiming to “revolutionize emergency response and...