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Spinoff Volta Labs was co-founded by Media Lab alum Udayan Umapathi and Center for Bits and Atoms alum Will Langford.
Robotic textiles could help performers and athletes train their breathing, and potentially help patients recovering from postsurgery changes
The competition, now in its tenth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
Read about spinoff Sourcemap, a company helping multinationals gain unprecedented insights into their supply chains.
When you’re blind, you can’t hear when someone smiles, much less figure out whether that smile is genuine or polite. But I’m learning.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Core77 Design Awards!
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE).
May 13, 2021
Congratulations to the winners of this year's A'Design Awards, including Media Lab researchers Jack Forman, Ali Shtarbanov, and Hila Mor!
The RISE LBGTQ+ Pride Award recognizes staff and students who have made significant contributions to creating an inclusive community.
We hope you'll join us for this segment of the Media Lab Perspective Series where Professor Hiroshi Ishii will welcome Fernanda Viégas
The Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic
MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products.
Alum Leonardo Bonanni, founder of spinoff Sourcemap, testified before the US Senate Committee on Finance in this virtual hearing.
Inspired by the shell-swapping hermit crab, MIT’s HERMITS use interchangeable mechanical shells to do all sorts of creative things
The award recognizes Nakagaki's work developing tangible interfaces.
Hyundai Motor Company recently unveiled a miniature electronic vehicle that uses Emotion Adaptive Vehicle Control (EAVC) technology.
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
In recognition of exceptional contributions to the field of digital design and fabrication in early-stage careers.
The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents.
Gardens of Light is an exploration in growing and arranging photons.
A six-week summer course in Shenzhen gave students a unique experience in bringing their research into a manufacturing environment
The startup Spatial uses an augmented reality platform to make people feel like they’re working side by side.
Thanks to ACM SIGCHI for the SIGCIH Lifetime Research Award!
I thought I’d seen plenty of fab stuff done with filaments, but obviously I hadn’t seen it all. That’s pretty groovy.
Known as “WraPr,” the system presents a novel fabrication method for creating new or augmenting existing 3D objects with soft materials.
Artists and scientists from MIT united to create "Orbiting," an aerial archive of objects that trace the history of humanity.
2018 marks the second cohort of the LEGO Papert Fellowship program, which honors the legacy of educational-technology pioneer Seymour Papert
Thom Kubli, in collaboration with the Tangible Media group, on the development of a machine that can 3D print objects light enough to float.
A collaboration between CAST visiting artist Thom Kubli, Hiroshi Ishii, and members of the Tangible Media group.
The Hacking Manufacturing program allowed students to gain exposure to the realities of deploying their research outside of academia.
Researchers in alum Sean Follmer’s lab at Stanford are developing a touch-based display to make computer-aided design tools more accessible.
Researchers have come up with an innovation that will delight the fashion industry and people concerned about animal welfare: 3D-printed fur
Xiao Xiao performs La Vie En Rose and a Tang Dynasty poem on the theremin at New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME).
Celebrating Hiroshi Ishii's mentorship and groundbreaking research
MIT Tangible Media Group’s SociaBowl aims to promote positive social dynamics via a dynamic table centerpiece.
The following Media Lab groups and projects are represented at CHI 2019
The Tangible Media group is researching human interaction with the gadgets and gizmos around us.
MAS professor recognized for a career of contributions to human-computer interaction.
Hackster.io profiles CONJURE, a project from the Tangible Media group that provides a tactile display for video games.
Winner and finalists in Fast Company's 2018 awards
The Ars Electronica Festival runs from September 6-10, 2018 in Linz, Austria
What if materials could defy gravity, so that we could leave them suspended in mid-air? ZeroN is a physical and digital interaction eleme...
TRANSFORM fuses technology and design to celebrate its transformation from a piece of still furniture to a dynamic machine driven by a st...
In an era where bio is the new interface, we are imagining a world where actuators and sensors can be grown rather than manufactured, and...