banking and finance
internet of things
point of care
neural interfacing and control
sports and fitness
natural language processing
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
Elowan is a cybernetic lifeform, a plant in direct dialogue with a machine. Using its own internal electrical signals, the plant is inter...
In nature, hair has numerous functions such as providing warmth, adhesion, locomotion, sensing, and a sense of touch, as well as its well...
The sense of smell is perhaps the most pervasive of all senses, but it is also one of the least understood and least exploited in HCI. We...
Discreet Teeth Gestures for Mobile Device InteractionByte.it is a miniaturized, discreet interface that uses teeth gestures for hands-fre...
Plants can sense the environment, other living entities and regenerate, actuate or grow in response. Our interaction and communicati...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
Our dream is a sci-fi future, where dreams are controllable. We are working to build technology that interfaces with the sleeping mi...
Having good mentors and role models is important for personal growth. Knowledge, advice, and inspiration from people a person admires can...
Recent advances in artificial limbs have resulted in the provision of powered ankle and knee function for lower extremity amputees and po...
Urban populations around the world are rapidly growing. To improve livability, urban residents must reduce dependency on fossil fuels and...
The delivery of mental health interventions via ubiquitous devices has shown a lot of promise. A natural conversational interface that al...
Before automobiles were invented and widely adopted, animals like horses were the most common mode of transportation. While this change b...
The vision of pervasive computing is now mainstream. These connected devices permeate every aspect of our lives. Yet, we remain tethered ...
HeartBit is an interface designed for haptic heart rate biofeedback. A handheld heart beats alongside your own, mirroring the size, weigh...
PerForm explores the intuitive meanings associated with the shape of objects, and how a shape-changing tool can allow for different forms...
This is a joint proposal from graduate students Vik Parthiban (Media Lab) and Andrew Spielberg (MIT CSAIL, Distributed Robotics Laborator...
This project aims to show a different picture of the data behind the news, looking at how we analyze, represent, and interact with it.&nb...
We want to create immersive, personalized, and scalable digital experiences. In order to do that, we need to fundamentally rethink the wa...
Peoples' mindsets, meaning their beliefs about their own intellectual abilities, affect their effort and thereby their performance on tas...
We are creating consumer-grade appliances and authoring methodologies that will allow hallucinatory phenomena to be programmed and utiliz...
Translating ambient sounds of moment into tangible and shareable memories through animated paperWe present a tangible memory notebook—reM...
Sleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a third of our ...
Virtual reality can help realize mediated social experiences where we interact as richly with those around the world as we do with those ...
Virtual and augmented reality headsets are unique as they have access to our facial area, an area that presents an excellent opportunity ...
Connected Coral integrates physical and digital elements in a visualization of the environmental impacts on reefs. This complex projectio...
With advances in virtual reality (VR) and physiological sensing technology, even more immersive computer-mediated communication through l...
Presenting RFind, a new technology that allows us to locate almost any object with extreme accuracy by transforming low-cost, battery-fre...
An Urban Decision-Support System Augmented by Artificial IntelligenceThe decision-making process in urban design and urban planning is ou...
DIVE is a web-based data exploration system that lets non-technical users create stories from their data without writing code. DIVE ...
In architecture, the building skin is the primary interface for mediating the environment of the external with the internal. But today, t...
The process by which children learn native languages is markedly different from the process of learning a second, or non-native, language...
GUI3D Template is a generic implementation of the GUI components that anyone might want for a 3D simulation in Processing 3. Compone...
In September 2014, 150 parents, engineers, designers, and healthcare practitioners gathered at the MIT Media Lab for the "Make the Breast...
Multimodal textile sensate media as an expressive and deformable musical interfaceIn the area of intelligent textiles, we are exploring a...
Can we enable social connectivity between astronauts and people on Earth through an embodied agent?Astronauts actively communicate with t...
A large portion of the chemical and biological processes underlying our everyday experience remains imperceptible to us. Be it the conten...
DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly to the skin. U...
This work explores a dynamic future in which the accessories we wear are no longer static, but are instead mobile, living objects on the ...
Developed by Ira Winder with the MIT Centre for Transportation and Logistics, the model seeks to use real population data and create a si...
"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...
Pillow-Talk is a set of connected objects intended to assist in the capture and recall digitally stored dreams and memories via natural a...
We introduce Rovables, a miniature robot that can move freely on unmodified clothing. The robots are held in place by magnetic wheels, an...
The use of data-driven methods to examine dynamic spaces, relationships, and mechanisms within an urban environment frames the city as a ...
The design process is no longer limited to one group of individuals, as number, level, and cost make tools ever more accessible. As we mo...