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Human-AI Systems for Dialogue and Listening
The award recognizes technical achievements and contributions to society in the field of optical engineering.
Media Lab alums, Rob Morris (Affective Computing) and J. Nathan Matias (Civic Media), are among 25 honorees for Mozilla's Rise 25 awards.
Media Lab alum and former professor Mary Lou Jepsen talks to Danielle Newnham about her journey and inspirations.
Congratulations to the Media Lab community members and projects honored in Fast Company's 2023 Innovation by Design Awards!
MIT spinoff C16 Biosciences, whose founders met in the Media Lab's Revolutionary Ventures course, has developed an alternative to palm oil,
Former Labber Rana El Kaliouby has been named to the 2023 USA Eisenhower Fellows and hopes to explore AI investment while on fellowship.
Media Lab alum Tomás Vega talks to ZDNet about MouthPad, a Bluetooth-enabled mouthpiece that enables hands-free control of digital devices.
7NEWS talks to Fluid Interfaces alum Tomás Vega and his Augmental co-founder Corten Singer about their bluetooth-enabled mouthpiece.
Rosalind Picard and Media Lab alum, Mary Lou Jepsen, make the 2022 Forbes 50 Over 50: Entrepreneurs list.
Shara Ticku, CEO of MIT spinoff C16 Biosciences, whose founders met in the Media Lab's Revolutionary Ventures class, talks to Fast Company.
Fluid Interfaces alum Tomás Vega and his Augmental Tech co-founder Corten Singer were recognized in the Social Impact category.
The MouthPad^ received the Grand Prix prize in the Innovation category and Silver in the Health + Wellness category.
The MouthPad^ has been honored as the Winner of the Emerging Technologies Award and as a Runner Up for the Design for Social Impact Award!
A number of Media Lab and MIT projects and spinoffs were recognized.
On StarTalk, Dr. Ariel Ekblaw talks about her work with the Media Lab’s Space Exploration Initiative (SEI) and the Aurelia Institute.
Media Lab's Ariel Ekblaw talks to Inverse about the questions and the philosophies that drive her work with SEI and the Aurelia Institute.
Spinoff Augmental announces The MouthPad^, a custom-fit 3D-printed mouthpiece that lets users control digital devices hands-free.
The device converts the user's tongue position and pressure into cursor actions by processing signals through a machine-learning algorithm.
Slice of MIT profiles David Heller, co-founder of C16 Biosciences and producer of an environmentally friendly palm oil substitute.
Media Lab spinoff Sourcemap and MIT spinoff Overjet have been listed among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023.
Spinoff Xander, founded by alum Alex Westner, provides real-time captions to help users with hearing loss follow in-person conversations.
Spinoff Vecna Technologies uses a wide range of robotic and digital technologies to help solve a variety of issues in healthcare.
Spinoff Learning Beautiful develops education materials that encourage kids to explore computer science concepts through physical learning.
Media Lab spinoff E Ink’s new generation of color displays were introduced at CES 2023.
Xander plans to launch its first product, XanderGlasses, designed for people with hearing loss or auditory processing challenges.
Media Lab spinoff Metaplane, co-founded by alum Kevin Hu, recently closed an $8.4 million seed funding round.
Alumni Nan-Wei Gong and Anirudh Sharma will deliver the 2022 C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture at Elon University.
Co-founded by Media Lab alum Alex Westner, Xander will introduce its first product, XanderGlasses, at CES 2023.
C16 Biosciences, whose founders met in the Media Lab's Revolutionary Ventures course, is producing a substitute for palm oil.
Media Lab spinoff Labby is developing tools to improve the quality of milk and the health of dairy cows.
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other MIT departments this year.
Media Lab spinoff Butlr, co-founded by Honghao Deng and Jiani Zeng, raises $20 million in a Series A funding round.
Media Lab spinoff Brelyon has raised $15 million in Series A financing to accelerate development of headset-free immersive displays.
Sourcemap is a Media Lab spinoff founded by Leo Bonanni, an alum of the Tangible Media group.
The “Keep Walking City Collection" features art that uses Graviky Lab's AIR-INK to evoke a strong sense of place.
Co-founded by Professor Rosalind Picard, Empatica develops medical-grade wearables and algorithms for health monitoring and diagnostics.
As a graduate student at MIT, Rob Morris struggled with mental health. Today, he wants to make it easier for others to find help online.
In Dezeen, learn more about Butlr, a spinoff co-founded by former Labbers Honghao Deng and Jiani Zeng.
On a recent episode of The Human Founder podcast with Gali Bloch Liran, Media Lab alum Natan Linder recounts his path to MIT.
Labby has developed an optical milk scanner based on materials-sensing technology that dairy farmers can use to measure their cows' health.
Ayah Bdeir on her journey from Lebanon to MIT Media Lab, and why she started littleBits.
CNBC profiles Headspace Health, which was formed through a merger between spinoff Ginger and meditation + mindfulness app company Headspace.
Alum Natan Linder talks about spinoff Tulip Interfaces, which he co-founded with fellow alum Rony Kubat and Professor Pattie Maes.
The World Economic Forum has chosen 100 innovative tech firms based in 30 countries to join its Technology Pioneers community.
During the 2022 Spring Meeting, the following startups affiliated with the Media Lab will be presenting (hosted by the E14 Fund)
Volta Labs, co-founded by alumni Udayan Umapathi and Will Langford, has announced a $20 million Series A funding round.
Explore a few of the clean tech startups begun by MIT researchers and alumni, including Media Lab spinoffs Graviky Labs and Stable Auto.
Spinoff OPT Industries is scaling up production of novel metamaterials, such as swabs for Covid-19 testing.
Teacher Zania Collier is using kits from spinoff Makey Makey to help her students create interactive posters for Black History Month.
Spinoff Akasha Imaging was co-founded by Kartik Venkataraman, Camera Culture head Ramesh Raskar, and alum Achuta Kadambi. Read more here.
Congrats to spinoff BRELYON, led by former Labber Barmak Heshmat, on winning the 2022 Prism Award in the Displays category.
Spinoff E Ink’s Edzer Huitema + Ian French describe the technical challenges of creating full-color e-paper displays suitable for consumers.
The MIT Startup Exchange hosts events + arranges introductions that can lead to opportunities for emerging companies like ML spinoff Tulip.
MIT EECS student and Mitchell Scholar hopes to play music in Dublin while working on his MS in intelligent systems.
Spinoff Ori, co-founded by alum Hasier Larrea, has announced an agreement to partner with Marriott Hotels’ Design Lab.
The MIT spinout has been releasing iconic video games for more than 25 years.
Alum Hasier Larrea talks about how Ori, the Media Lab spinoff he co-founded, is approaching two of the real estate industry's challenges.
Butlr's people-sensing platform uses body heat to provide actionable spatial insights for the built environment.
The 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 list honors "bold risk-takers putting a new twist on the old tools of the trade" + includes a few Media Labbers.
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other departments.
Spinoff Culture Biosciences, co-founded by Mediated Matter alum Will Patrick, recently raised $80 million in Series B funding.
Spinoff DeepCure, co-founded by Molecular Machines head Joe Jacobson and alumni Kfir Schreiber and Thrasyvoulos Karydis, raised $40 million
Spinoff Graviky Labs has been listed as a winner in the Science Start-Ups category of this year's Falling Walls Science Summit.
One year after launching the company, Culture Biosciences’ co-founder and CEO, Will Patrick, discusses his, and Culture’s, journey.
A database of community conversations in various Boston neighborhoods launches publicly on Monday.
Secure AI Labs, founded by alumna Anne Kim and MIT Professor Manolis Kellis, anonymizes data for AI researchers.
Spinoff Volta Labs was co-founded by Media Lab alum Udayan Umapathi and Center for Bits and Atoms alum Will Langford.