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The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an experimental enabling technology for large-scale digital manufacturing. In contrast to the ...
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
This project aims to bridge the current gap between controlled-environment agriculture and the computer vision and robotics fields. The i...
Autom is an interactive, sociable robot designed to be used on a daily basis for several months. We are currently running a study with f...
AUR is a robotic desk lamp, a collaborative lighting assistant. It serves as a non-anthropomorphic robotic platform as part of research o...
Hugh Herr and his Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab have developed the first powered ankle-foot prosthesis. The novel p...
On May 9, more than 900 attendees from throughout the world joined members of the Media Lab and special guests for h2.0, a symposium focu...
Auto-inflatables explores the design space of self-inflating structures. By using chemicals as a source of carbon dioxide on-demand...
This collection of Tod Machover’s music focuses on chamber and orchestral music composed during the last decade, both with and without el...
For the past 5 years or so, I’ve been working on some wild and unusual operas (the last one featured robots—or “Operabots”—onstage, a Mus...
Space Exploration Initiative
Enhancing human physical capability
Children’s oral language skills in preschool can predict their academic success later in life. Helping children improve their language an...
When learning from human partners, infants and young children will pay attention to nonverbal signals, such as gaze and bodily orientatio...
Tega is a new robot platform designed to support long-term, in-home interactions with children, with applications in early-literacy educa...
Extending human and computer abilities in sensing, communication, and actuation through signals and networks
As robots move out of factory floors and into human environments, out from safe barricaded workstations to operating in close proximity w...
Humanity's desire to capture and understand motion started in 1878 and has continually evolved to this day. Today, the best-of-breed tec