banking and finance
neural interfacing and control
internet of things
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
Proxymix is a visualization tool to understand the influence of spatial configuration on human collaboration. This agent-based model at t...
SoapCam is a WIP Human Computer Interaction system that motivates proper hand washing routines."Hand hygiene is the most important measur...
Wearable Wisdom: An Intelligent Audio-Based System for Mediating Wisdom and AdviceHaving good mentors and role models is important for pe...
Living Bits : Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating Living Microorganisms in Human-Computer InteractionThere are trillions of livi...
Discreet Teeth Gestures for Mobile Device InteractionByte.it is a miniaturized, discreet interface that uses teeth gestures for hands-fre...
SensorNets: Towards Reconfigurable Multifunctional Fine-grained Soft and Stretchable Electronic Skins.SensorNets is a bio...
How do you image a city that doesn't exist? DeepScope is a novel platform for interactive, real-time, and setup-less urban design vi...
(Note: this project was previously referred to as ECHOS)Approximately 3.5 million people in the US have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), o...
MIT City Science has developed an international network of cooperative City Science LabsWe are developing concepts and key technology tha...
CityScope Volpe is demonstrating most of the urban planning, analysis, and prediction features developed for the CityScope project. The s...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
[Update 02/04/2020: This project has open positions for UROPs/visiting students or interns. One position focuses around electrical engine...
In the research realm of shape changing interfaces in human-computer interaction, a variety of pin-based shape display designs have been ...
Knitting is an established textile manufacturing technique that has been pervasive in the garment and technical fabrics manufacturing and...
We are working on communication interfaces for people with speech and language disorders, incorporating technologies like physiological s...
In this work, we propose a novel fabrication method for 3D objects based on the principle of spooling. By wrapping off-the-shelf material...
Evergreen Blues is a suite of interactive songs that together provide a collaborative musical narrative experience in the form of a multi...
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
The relationship between news content and its presentation has been a long-studied problem in the communications domain. Often, chan...
The Clubhouse provides a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities around the ...
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Cells’ biomechanical responses to external stimuli have been intensively studied but rarely implemented into devices that interact w...
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
Bubble is a pneumatically actuated wearable system that enables people with handdisabilities to use their own hands to grasp objects with...
MoveU is a wearable vestibular stimulation device for providing proprioceptive haptic feedback in virtual reality (VR). The device ...
Today’s assistive communication devices are far from perfect. Using state of the art small, wearable sensors and powerful machine learnin...
Voice-user interfaces (VUIs), such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, are increasingly becoming present in domestic environments. ...
PerForm explores the intuitive meanings associated with the shape of objects, and how a deformable tool can allow for interaction based o...
Exploring robotic sound generation mixed with human movements on the guitar. Guitar Machine II is a robotic guitar that responds to human...
Elowan is a cybernetic lifeform, a plant in direct dialogue with a machine. Using its own internal electrical signals, the plant is inter...
Seasons Change Together is a collaborative song construction experience for multiple simultaneous participants. It represents a firs...
Plants can sense the environment, other living entities and regenerate, actuate or grow in response. Our interaction and communicati...
Researchers currently rely on ad hoc datasets to train automated visualization tools and evaluate the effectiveness of visualization desi...
Visualization recommender systems aim to lower the barrier to exploring basic visualizations by automatically generating results for anal...
A Case for Breastfeeding InnovationBreastfeeding saves lives.If women globally were able to meet the WHO's public health goal to exclusiv...
Artificial intelligence (AI) agents in an embodied form, such as Jibo, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home, are increasingly becoming part of o...
LinkedOut aims to define and build solutions to facilitate societal reentry for formerly incarcerated individuals.In collaboration with t...
Cognimates is a platform where parents and children (7-10 years old) participate in creative programming activities in which they l...
We must proactively tackle the economic, social, and societal implications that accompany the widespread deployment of AI technology. In ...
EngageME: Personalized machine learning and humanoid robots for measuring affect and engagement of children with autismEngageME is a proj...
What is FindingPlaces?In reaction to the sudden arrival of tens of thousands of refugees in the city of Hamburg (DE) in 2015, the Lord Ma...
General overview:Sepsis, a life-threatening complication of bacterial infection, leads to millions of worldwide deaths requires significa...
Bricoleur allows makers of all ages to explore the creative possibilities of video and audio as programmable media on mobile devices. Usi...
State-of-the art liquid handling systems are generally pump-driven systems connected with valves and tubes. These systems are manually a...
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and the MIT Media Lab are joining forces to launch a global Council on ...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
Shape displays can be used to render both 3D physical content and user interface elements. We propose to use shape displays in three diff...