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 how…

Monday
May 11, 2009
Person

Lucy Du

Research Assistant

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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 in…

Thursday
February 24, 2011
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Colloquium: Ken Perlin

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

Monday
May 17, 2010
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Colloquium with Bart Hopkin

LocationWiesner Room DescriptionBart Hopkin will talk about musical instruments and sound, with the following question as a starting point:…

Monday
December 8, 2008
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Colloquium with Behrokh Khoshnevis

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

Monday
January 26, 2009
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Colloquium with Jeremy Bailenson

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

Monday
April 13, 2009
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Colloquium: Eric Von Hippel

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

Monday
March 16, 2009
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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 ET
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 Depart…

Friday
September 27, 2013
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 a…

Monday
April 5, 2010
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 f…

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. Very…

Monday
May 3, 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
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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 Colloquium…

Thursday
October 1, 2020
12:00pm — 1:00pm ET
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 o…

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Mechatronic Systems

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

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Neural Interfaces

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

Person

J. Ira Winder

Research Scientist

Publication

The Agonist-antagonist Myoneural Interface

Herr HM, Carty MJ. The Agonist-antagonist Myoneural Interface. Tech Orthop. 2021 Dec;36(4):337-344. doi: 10.1097/bto.0000000000000552. PMID: 34866774; PMCID: PMC8630671.

Publication

The Agonist-Antagonist Myoneural Interface

Carty, M.J. and Herr, H.M. The Agonist-Antagonist Myoneural Interface. Hand Clinics. 2021 Aug;37(3):435-445. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2021.04.006. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34253316/

Article

Emerging Interfaces for Human Augmentation

Pattie Maes talks about optimizing technology to be used by people, through fluid, interactive, immersive, and wearable systems.

Post

PsycheTelic Interfaces (Synthetic Dream, Psychedelic Interfaces, and Telepathic Interfaces Group)

The human saga of psychedelic use is a long trip across history, evidenced by Olmec burials with bufo toads in Central America.

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Goal-Oriented Interfaces for Consumer Electronics

Consumer electronics devices are becoming more complicated, intimidating users. These devices do not know anything about everyday life or...

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Graphical Interfaces for Software Visualization and Debugging

This project explores how modern graphical interface techniques and explicit support for the user's problem-solving activities can make m...

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Goal-Oriented Interfaces for Mobile Phones

Currently each app lives in its own little world, with its own interface. Apps are usually unable to communicate with each other and unab...

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 ET
Project

Pneumatic Shape-Changing Interfaces

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

Course

MAS.834 Tangible Interfaces

MAS.834 Tangible Interfaces - Fall 2022 WHEN:   Tuesday 1-4 pm WHERE:   E15-341THE FIRST CLASS:   &…

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

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Face Interface

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

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

Event

Future of Interfaces

LocationStuttgart, Germany Description

Wednesday
May 5, 2010
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...

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Soft Exchange: Interaction Design with Biological Interfaces

The boundaries and fabric of human experience are continuously redefined by microorganisms, interacting at an imperceptible scale. Though...

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Kaleido: Idiosyncractic Graphical Interfaces for Software Development

One of the major barriers encountered by designers and artists when programming digital media is difficulty translating mental models of ...

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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 ...

Publication

Speed Dating with Voice User Interfaces: Understanding How Families Interact and Perceive Voice User Interfaces in a Group Setting

Ostrowski, A. K., Fu, J., Zygouras, V., Park, H. W., & Breazeal, C. Speed Dating with Voice User Interfaces (VUIs): Understanding How Families Interact and Perceive VUIs in a Group Setting. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 375.

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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...

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User needs for augmentative communication interfaces

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

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Time Out: Reflective User Interface for Social Networks

Time Out is an experimental user interface system for addressing cyberbullying on social networks. A Reflective User Interface (RUI) is a...

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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...

Article

Making her way through MIT

Graduate student Lucy Du designs novel prosthetics and seeks to inspire others to pursue engineering.

Publication

Future Interfaces: Social and Emotional

Rosalind W. Picard, A. Wexelblat

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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...

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Engagement with Voice-User Interface Agents

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

Publication

SixthSense - A Wearable Gestural Interface

Pranav Mistry, Pattie Maes

Article

Could plants be the future of interface design?

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

Publication

Shape-Changing Interfaces

Marcelo Coelho, Jamie Zigelbaum

Publication

Wearability Factors for Skin Interfaces'

Xin Liu, Katia Vega, Pattie Maes, Joseph Paradiso

Publication

Multimodal Adaptive Interfaces

Deb Roy, Alex Pentland

Publication

Grain Prism: Hieroglyphic Interface for Granular Sampling

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