Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection.
The award recognizes technical achievements and contributions to society in the field of optical engineering.
On May 11, 2022, the MIT Media Lab hosted a biannual event known as Demo Day, where 14 teams of students presented their course projects.
A new computer vision system turns any shiny object into a camera of sorts, enabling an observer to see around corners or beyond obstruction
Professor Ramesh Raskar talks to Shellye Archambeau.
Fourteen student teams presented proto-ventures during Demo Day 2022, an event related to an academic course taught at the MIT Media Lab.
Integrity Distributed, a project created by Camera Culture PhD student Praneeth Vepakomma and collaborators, won a FT Innovation Award 2022
At the Imagination in Action Web3 Summit on June 30, experts from industry and academia convened to discuss the future of the internet.
The award was for "Visual Transformer Meets CutMix for Improved Accuracy, Communication Efficiency, and Data Privacy in Split Learning"
Spinoff Akasha Imaging was co-founded by Kartik Venkataraman, Camera Culture head Ramesh Raskar, and alum Achuta Kadambi. Read more here.
Ramesh Raskar discuses potential approaches to creating apps that can leverage citizen engagement to improve government responses to crises.
MIT scientists discuss the future of AI with applications across many sectors, as a tool that can be both beneficial and harmful.
FG is the premier international forum for research in image and video-based face, gesture, and body movement recognition.
Entrepreneurship class MAS.664 launches businesses with a global reach.
The award is given to a member of the electronic imaging community who has made significant and substantial contributions to the field.
Can a new vaccination card simplify the user vaccination journey and create data-rich monitoring of the progress in vaccination?
Camera Culture head Ramesh Raskar talks to Rashmi Mohan about his interdisciplinary research and entrepreneurial endeavors.
The Media Lab Focus series for March 2021 will present research on the theme of Mobility.
A multi-institutional team, including members of the Camera Culture research group, has won the Baidu Best Paper Award at NeurIPS-SpicyFL'20
An MIT-developed vaccination card aims to cut through vaccine distribution chaos while preserving patient privacy.
The project is a multi-faculty, cross-MIT effort, with input and expertise from multiple institutes.
August 20, 2020
These sessions will focus on tools for privacy-aware contact tracing.
Recognizing individuals who demonstrate a real commitment to building a diverse and inclusive tech community and making a Better World
These awards recognize outstanding achievement and innovation in the field.
June 3, 2020
These are public talks via webcast every Wednesday at 10am. Safe Paths—an MIT-led, free, open source technology that enables…
May 27, 2020
This award is given out annually by the MIT Graduate Student Council and presented at the Awards Convocation ceremony.
May 6, 2020
Ramesh Raskar gives an update on his nonprofit’s progression in developing the Safe Paths mobile app and Safe Places web tool.
Ramesh Raskar details these tools and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of different contact tracing methods.
Your phone soon might know if you have spent time near someone with the COVID-19 virus.
April 17, 2020
Researchers are racing to achieve the benefits of location-tracking without the surveillance.
To help explain how this works is Ramesh Raskar, an associate professor at MIT’s Media Lab.
The app is designed to let people discover if they've crossed paths with someone who's been infected with COVID-19.
A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
April 4, 2020
Private Kit: Safe Paths shares information about your movements in a privacy-preserving way—and could let health officials tackle COVID-19.
China, South Korea used smartphone apps to monitor people with the disease. Americans have different views of privacy and data collection.
The MIT Media Lab, a hallowed digital playground and research center into media technologies, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. We'll ta…
"The research is…unique in its approach to enable seeing through dense fog for self-driving cars and augmented driving."
On May 11, 2019 Ramesh Raskar was the doctoral hooding ceremony keynote speaker at UNC Chapel Hill Commencement. He shared the vi…
Kumbhathon is a year-round initiative to identify and address the challenges of cities in developing countries. It is not just a hackathon …
MIT Media Lab professor Ramesh Raskar talks about how his high-tech inventions and initiatives can help solve real-world problems.
Technique can capture a scene at multiple depths with one shutter click—no zoom lens needed
MIT Media Lab researchers have created a quick, simple, and inexpensive way to use mobile phones to measure refractive errors of the eye, i…
Part of a suite of portable projects for eyecare, CATRA is a new way to detect and quantify cataracts. CATRA is a compact eyepiece attached…
Out of (Line of) Sight, But Not Out of View. The Camera Culture group at the Media Lab has created CORNAR: Looking around Corners with Femt…
eyeMITRA allows anyone to easily and non-invasively explore the back of the eye, opening possibilities for new assessments of eye health an…
Developed by MIT researchers, the technology could be a boon for drivers and driverless cars
MIT researchers have developed a system that can produce images of objects shrouded by fog so thick that human vision can’t penetrate it.
Computational method improves the resolution of time-of-flight depth sensors 1,000-fold.