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For people who can’t speak out loud due to illness or injury, AlterEgo might return their ability to communicate in real time.
Core77 reports on the Fluid Interfaces group’s work in cyborg botany.
“A plant absorbing water acts as a natural motor, their photosynthesis as optoelectronics, their growth as a 3D printer, and so on.”
Close up images from the NeuroKnit project.
About 45 minutes of diesel car pollution reaps 30 milliliters of AIR-INK, now on display at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
In the first live public demo of his new technology, TED Fellow Arnav Kapur introduces AlterEgo.
Pattie Maes and other experts talk to the Harvard Business Review about applications for wearable artificial intelligence agents.
The Golden Mouse is a “Best of Show” award that recognizes the best overall submission to the CHI Video Showcase.
The following Media Lab groups and projects are represented at CHI 2019
Guillermo Bernal believes virtual reality should be more expressive.
Designing Wearables for Space Exploration
At the TED conference last week, MIT Media Lab’s Arnav Kapur showed that we might be one step closer to becoming cyborgs.
MIT Media Lab fosters innovation with its motto of 'imagine and realise.'
Pattie Maes discusses her group’s approach to bridging this divide and improving our relationships with technology.
What can seamless human-computer interfaces do for humanity?
Looking for children between 8-12 years old for a study on improving self-esteem.
They feed data sets into special algorithms to create canvases; they’re showing at art events around the world.
As devices aggregate more contextual data about users, they may learn to offer assistance without explicit instruction.
Research projects show creative ways MIT students are connecting computing to other fields.
Luminaries in computing and cognition discuss their journeys and share their insights.
The project can determine what a person is thinking about and use the information to sort them into a Hogwarts house in one test.
Nataliya Kos'myna created a “Thinking Cap” that looks like the Sorting Hat from the popular “Harry Potter” series.
Experts think lucid dreaming could be therapeutic. How to achieve the dream state is complicated.
Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2018 World Technology Awards, including Arnav Kapur, M. Ehsan Hoque, and Affectiva.
A group at MIT’s Media Lab known as the “Dream Team” thinks you can harness your unconscious mind with tech you can wear to bed.
BBC Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
Neo Mohsenvand and filmmaker/singer/songwriter Hannah Campbell contemplate memory, data, and the future at TEDxYouth@CEHS.
Wearables are already replacing traditional drugs and therapies—this year, they'll go further still.
Misha Sra explains how galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) can improve VR experiences and open up new possibilities in gaming and beyond.
Sareen is a research affiliate within the Fluid Interfaces group, and worked with lab founder Pattie Maes to develop the project.
A selection of recent press coverage on Elowan, a plant-robot hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes.
While plants at first glance look like static things, they are in fact very busy transmitting bio-electrochemical signals.
Introducing Elowan, a robot-plant hybrid designed by Harpreet Sareen and Pattie Maes, both from MIT Media Lab.
A Parsons and MIT researcher hooked up electrodes to a plant’s leaves to turn it into a robotic sensor.
In “Gradient Descent,” now on view at Nature Morte gallery in New Delhi, artists become one with machines—and the results are stunning.
By Monica Orta
Winner and finalists in Fast Company's 2018 awards
Click looks at whether AI could ever create an artistic masterpiece.
Masque induces psychological changes by altering how users perceive their breathing.
By-products include striking short films that speed up and slow down along in response to body signals.
A virtual, outdoor time-travel experience.
The Ars Electronica Festival runs from September 6-10, 2018 in Linz, Austria
Nov 29, 2011DescriptionComputing has become a facet of ordinary life–a powerful resource for people, places, and things. It has migrated ...
Media Lab spinoff Formlabs has become a unicorn.
We spend a third of our lives sleeping but precious little is really known for sure about what happens when our heads hit the pillow.
Reality Editor is a new kind of tool that empowers users to connect and manipulate the functionality of physical objects. With Reality Ed...
Creativity and Collaboration: Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity, set out to underline the close connections between art and technology.
LightBridge is a 10,000 pixel dynamic display created for the FAST Festival of Art, Science and Technology in celebration of MIT’s 150th ...
A Framework for Enhancing the Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality
WaaZam is a creative telepresence system that allows people to be together in the same window during a networked video session. The goal ...
60 Minutes goes inside the MIT Media Lab.
Cynthia Breazeal, MIT associate professor of media arts and sciences, describes her research on social and emotional intelligence.
Arnav Kapur’s AlterEgo lets him communicate, switch TV channels, and more by talking silently to himself.
When is a sleeper actually asleep?
MIT's AlterEgo can't read your thoughts, but it can reliably tell what words you're saying inside your head.
The 21st annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards honored DermalAbyss with the Scifi No Longer Award, given to "the coolest sc...
It's like having Siri listen to your internal commands.