Event

Agencies at the Interface: Colloquium with Lucy Suchman

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionThis talk considers how capacities for action are currently figured at the human–machine interface, and h...

Monday
May 11, 2009
Person

Lucy Du

Research Assistant

Event

Danielle Wood Speaks at CalTech's GALCIT Virtual Colloquium

Danielle Wood presents on "Sustainability on Earth and in Space" at the Colloquium Series hosted by GALCIT, CalTech's Aerospace Department.

Friday
February 26, 2021
6:00pm
Event

Colloquium: Tim Wu

LocationE14-525 DescriptionTim Wu will talk about his new book, The Master Switch, and more generally about the cycles in innovation and ...

Thursday
February 24, 2011
Event

Colloquium: Ken Perlin

LocationE14-633 DescriptionProfessor Perlin will present recent research in procedural modeling, responsive animation, pressure-sensitive...

Monday
May 17, 2010
Event

Colloquium with Bart Hopkin

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionBart Hopkin will talk about musical instruments and sound, with the following question as a starting poin...

Monday
December 8, 2008
Event

Colloquium with Jeremy Bailenson

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionJeremy Bailenson is founding director of Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab and an assis...

Monday
April 13, 2009
Event

Colloquium with Behrokh Khoshnevis

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionThe nature of construction has remained intensely manual throughout recorded history. Unlike in manufact...

Monday
January 26, 2009
Event

Colloquium: Eric Von Hippel

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionCorporations have well-refined methods of product development, brand development, management, production,...

Monday
March 16, 2009
Event

Deb Roy @ URI Honors Colloquium

LocationEdwards Auditorium, URI Kingston Campus Description

Wednesday — Tuesday
November 9, 2011 —
November 8, 2011
Event

Ed Boyden @ SMArchS Colloquium 2013

Location3-133 DescriptionProfessor at the MIT Media Lab, joint Professor at the MIT Department of Biological Engineering and the MIT Depa...

Friday
September 27, 2013
Event

Joi Ito @ Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium

LocationStanford University Description

Wednesday
March 7, 2012
Event

Colloquium: Ethan Zuckerman, "How Wide a Web"

LocationE14-633 DescriptionThe internet enables unprecedented connections across international borders. Whether we read a daily newspaper...

Monday
November 29, 2010
Event

Colloquium: Hojun Song, "Open-Source Satellite Initiative"

LocationE14-633 DescriptionSo far, almost all space programs have been led by governments, usually as part of their military programs. Ve...

Monday
May 3, 2010
Event

Colloquium: Joachim Sauter, "The Renaissance of Space"

LocationE14-633 DescriptionFor the last two decades the Internet has served information and entertainment to the isolated computer screen...

Monday
April 5, 2010
Event

Ramesh Raskar @ UC Berkeley Joint Colloquium Distinguished Lecture Series

LocationUC Berkeley, 306 Soda Hall (HP Auditorium) Description

Wednesday — Thursday
September 21, 2011 —
September 22, 2011
Event

Danielle Wood Presents at Clark University's Graduate School of Geography Fall Colloquium Series

Professor Danielle Wood will present on the research of the Space Enabled research group as part of Clark University's Fall 2020 Colloqui...

Thursday
October 1, 2020
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Project

Mechatronic Systems

Mechanical, electrical, and dynamic control systems recreate biological behavior with synthetic hardware.

Person

J. Ira Winder

Research Scientist

Person

Kevin Slavin

Research Affiliate

Group

Biomechatronics

We know from early Roman mosaics that physical rehabilitation and amplification technologies have been used during much of recorded histo...

Group

Fluid Interfaces

FLUID INTERFACESWhile today's pervasive digital devices put the world’s information at our fingertips, they do not help us with some...

Publication

A cutaneous mechanoneural interface for neuroprosthetic feedback

S. Srinivasan, S., M. Herr, H. A cutaneous mechanoneural interface for neuroprosthetic feedback. Nat Biomed Eng (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-020-00669-7

Event

Wearable Biotech and Growable Interfaces

The Wearable Biotech workshop aims to explore the vision of bio-digital interfaces in, on, and around the body.

Thursday
March 5, 2020
9:00am — 5:00pm
Project

Pneumatic Shape-Changing Interfaces

An enabling technology to build shape-changing interfaces through pneumatically driven, soft-composite materials. The composite materials...

Project

Essence Wearables: Biometric Olfactory Interfaces for Day and Night

Human-computer interaction (HCI) has traditionally focused on designing and investigating interfaces that provide explicit visual, audito...

Project

Neural Interfaces

Nerve-Muscle Graft Chamber and micro-channel arrays tor interface to peripheral nerves for prosthesis control. This research effort ...

Publication

Grain Prism: Hieroglyphic Interface for Granular Sampling

Advincula, Gabriela Bila, Don Derek Haddad, and Kent Larson. "Grain Prism: Hieroglyphic Interface for Granular Sampling."

Project

User needs for augmentative communication interfaces

We are working on communication interfaces for people with speech and language disorders, incorporating technologies like physiological s...

Publication

LUI: A multimodal, intelligent interface for large displays

Vik Parthiban and Ashley Jieun Lee. 2019. "LUI: A multimodal, intelligent interface for large displays." In The 17th International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry (VRCAI ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 48, 1–2. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3359997.3365743

Project

A VR Collaboration Interface Using Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation

GVS or galvanic vestibular stimulation is a technology that directly affects a user's vestibular system by altering their sense of balanc...

Project

ZeroN: Levitated Tangible Interface

Imagine a physical object that floats through the air, unconstrained by gravity, which can move freely to display the motion of a planet ...

Event

Consumer Brain-Computer Interfaces: From Science Fiction to Reality

Current communication technologies often suffer from being impersonal and non-contextual. Using on-body sensors for implicit or explicit ...

Publication

Designing Interactions Beyond Conscious Control: A New Model for Wearable Interfaces

Abhinandan Jain, Adam Haar Horowitz, Felix Schoeller, Sang-won Leigh, Pattie Maes, and Misha Sra. 2020. Designing Interactions Beyond Conscious Control: A New Model for Wearable Interfaces. Proc. ACM Interact. Mob. Wearable Ubiquitous Technol. 4, 3, Article 108 (September 2020), 23 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3411829

Publication

Designing Interactions Beyond Conscious Control: A New Model for Wearable Interfaces

Abhinandan Jain, Adam Haar Horowitz, Misha Sra, Sang-won Leigh, Pattie Maes. "Designing Interactions Beyond Conscious Control: A New Model for Wearable Interfaces." Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies 4, no. 3 (2020): 1-23.

Project

Ultrasound imaging for transtibial prosthetic interface design

​In the United States, there are an estimated 1.7 million people living with amputation, with that number expected to double by 2050. Com...

Project

LUI: Large User Interface with Gesture and Voice Feedback

LUI is a scalable, multimodal web-interface that uses a custom framework of nondiscrete, free-handed gestures and voice to control modula...

Article

Could plants be the future of interface design?

Core77 reports on the Fluid Interfaces group’s work in cyborg botany.

Publication

jamSheets: Thin Interfaces with Tunable Stiffness Enabled by Layer Jamming

Jifei Ou, Lining Yao, Daniel Tauber, Jürgen Steimle, Ryuma Niiyama, Hiroshi Ishii

Project

Engagement with Voice-User Interface Agents

Voice-user interfaces (VUIs), such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, are increasingly becoming present in domestic environments. ...

Project

Neural interface technology for advanced prosthetic limbs

Recent advances in artificial limbs have resulted in the provision of powered ankle and knee function for lower extremity amputees and po...

Project

On-Face Olfactory Interfaces

We envision that a close-to-nose interface could be used as a complementary or alternative wearable method to nasal cannulas or mask...

Project

Face Interface

The Face Interface system allows users to select facial gestures to control the Windows interface without a keyboard or mouse. The system...

Publication

Future Interfaces: Social and Emotional

Rosalind W. Picard, A. Wexelblat

Publication

Small Group Interactions with Voice-User Interfaces: Exploring Social Embodiment, Rapport, and Engagement

Ostrowski, A. K., Zygouras, V., Park, H. W., & Breazeal, C. (2021, March). Small Group Interactions with Voice-User Interfaces: Exploring Social Embodiment, Rapport, and Engagement. In Proceedings of the 2021 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 322-331).

Project

Sketch Interface

The goal of this project is to allow designers to continue using the traditional drawing tools they love, but to digitally enhance the dr...

Project

Interface Tailor

The Interface Tailor is an agent that attempts to adapt a system in response to affective feedback. Frustration is being used as a fitnes...

Project

Conversational Interfaces

This work uses combined speech input and output to converse with a user seeking to control a computer, or to access information from it. ...

Publication

AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech Interface

A. Kapur, S. Kapur, and P. Maes, "AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech Interface." 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2018), pp 43-53, March 5, 2018.

Publication

Self-Adaptive Multimodal-Interruption Interfaces

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Event

Future of Interfaces

LocationStuttgart, Germany Description

Wednesday
May 5, 2010
Project

Fabric Interfaces

To change radically the physical shape and feeling of technology, designers must also be able to change the materials from which it is ma...