The FibeRobo project won gold in the Textile & Materials / New Technology Fabrics category.
Developed by a multidisciplinary team led by Media Lab student Jack Forman, FibeRobo is a low-cost, programmable, shape-shifting fiber.
An evolving list of IAP activities hosted by members of the Media Lab community in collaboration with other MIT departments during 2024.
The low-cost FibeRobo is compatible with existing textile manufacturing techniques.
The research team was awarded for their proposal titled: "Modernizing photovoltaic textiles for scalability and wearable applications.”
A speculation in which our interdisciplinarity helped build an even weirder future.
Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
When material sciences meet e-textiles and human-computer interaction for artistic installations.
A 48-hour creative exchange between more than 40 artists and creative technologists.
eTextile functionalization examples.