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To date, two Media Lab projects have received RAPID grants for work related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
June 3, 2020
These are public talks via webcast every Wednesday at 10am. Safe Paths—an MIT-led, free, open source technology that enabl...
May 27, 2020
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.
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.
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 Media Lab community brings creativity, expertise, and research to the pandemic