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This is a joint proposal from graduate students, Vik Parthiban and Andrew Spielberg, from Media Lab and CSAIL (Daniela Rus) respect...
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
The increasing geographical separation and the technological divide has made it more diﬃcult for elders to interact with their families. ...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...
An Urban Decision-Support System Augmented by Artificial IntelligenceThe decision-making process in urban design and urban planning is ou...
State-of-the art liquid handling systems are generally pump-driven systems connected with valves and tubes. These systems are manually a...
Realtime detection of social cues in children’s voicesIn everyday conversation, people use what are known as backchannels to signal to so...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
Emotionally supportive robots improve overall team functioning!
A social robot modifies its behavior to change what you think about it!
Virtual and augmented reality headsets are unique as they have access to our facial area: an area that presents an excellent opportunity ...
We propose a novel shape-changing interface that consists of a single line. Lines have several interesting characteristics from the persp...
The Montessori Method is an educational approach that emphasizes independence and respect for a child's natural development process. Mont...
Our dream is a sci-fi future, where dreams are controllable. We are working to build technology that interfaces with the sleeping mi...
GUI3D Template is a generic implementation of the GUI components that anyone might want for a 3D simulation in Processing 3. Compone...
Machine learning and humanoid robots for measuring engagement of children with autismEngageME is a project aimed at building a new techno...
We present CAPS, wearable on-body capsules which produce repulsive odor to deter sexual abuse. The capsules can be triggered by self...
AlterEgo is a closed-loop, non-invasive, wearable system that allows humans to converse in high-bandwidth natural language with mach...
Can we sonfiy calming breathing and passively influence a state of calm?Deep breathing has been scientifically proven to affect the heart...
TuringBox is a platform that makes it easier for social and behavioral scientists to study Artificial Intelligence algorithms. ...
Tangible interactive matrix for real-time computation and 3D projection mappingThe Tactile Matrix is a system for an illuminated, machine...
We are conducting EEG studies to identify the musical features and musical interaction patterns that universally impact measures of arous...
As advances in robotics and artificial intelligence revive concerns about the impact of automation on jobs, a question looms: How will au...
Since Alan Turing envisioned Artificial Intelligence (AI), a major driving force behind technical progress has been competition with huma...
Unconventional mixing of research fields introduces a new method to study human behavior using social robots.
Storytelling is a fundamental way in which human beings understand the world. Imagine watching a movie telling the story of your life, ho...
Can we enable social connectivity between astronauts and people on Earth through an embodied agent?Astronauts actively communicate with t...
Presenting RFind, a new technology that allows us to locate almost any object with extreme accuracy by transforming low-cost, battery-fre...
A large portion of the chemical and biological processes underlying our everyday experience remains imperceptible to us. Be it the conten...
This work explores a dynamic future in which the accessories we wear are no longer static, but are instead mobile, living objects on the ...
Recent advances in artificial limbs have resulted in the provision of powered ankle and knee function for lower extremity amputees and po...
Developed by Ira Winder with the MIT Centre for Transportation and Logistics, the model seeks to use real population data and create a si...
An interface for smashing filter bubbles, Panorama is built to allow open, transparent, and collaborative exploration of news from a...
We present VisualSoundtrack, a system designed as a tool for soundtrack composers to experiment with original musical content in differ...
We show that using thin slices (< 1 minute) of facial expression and body language data, we can train a deep neural network to predict...
Printflatables is a design and fabrication system for human-scale, functional and dynamic inflatable objects. The user begins with specif...
“I feel nearer, more a part of the painting, since this way I can walk round it, work from the four sides and literally be in the paintin...
"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good."The Marauder's Map from the Harry Potter universe uses UltraWide Band transmitters and receive...
Object Classification through Scattering Media with Deep LearningA method for classifying objects hidden behind a scattering layer w...
Light enables our visual perception. It is the most common medium for displaying digital information. Light regulates our circadian rhyth...
DIVE is a new data exploration platform that enables users to build rich stories from any dataset using just a few clicks. By combi...
Shape-changing interfaces give physical shape to digital data so that users can feel and manipulate data with their hands and body. Combi...
ShapeBlocks is a play analytics observatory that tracks, remembers, and aids players in building traditional LEGO-style structures. As pl...
The vision of pervasive computing is now mainstream. These connected devices permeate every aspect of our lives. Yet, we remain tethered ...
This project examines how the expression granted by new musical interfaces can be harnessed to create positive changes in health and well...