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Media Lab Spinoffs

For more than three decades, the people of the Media Lab have spurred progress and change not just through academia, but across startups ...

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Spinoff companies

More than 100 companies have spun out of the Media Lab.

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Music | Machines: From Prototypes to the Populace - MIT Spinoffs

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"MiNDS" technology named to Top 100 Science Spinoffs

The Conformable Decoders group's new method to deliver drugs directly to the brain was selected to the Top 100 Science Spinoffs according...

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MIT Spinoff Attempts to Measure Your Emotions

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Media Lab Spinoff Zebra Imaging to Team with Autodesk

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Spingineering

Control of quantum systems is becoming increasingly relevant in magnetic resonance imaging, quantum computation, and quantum instrumentat...

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Spinner

Spinner is a Lab-wide sensor network platform designed to detect and capture fragmented events of human behavior that can be collected an...

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Spin

Spin is a photography turntable system that lets you capture how your DIY projects come together over time. With Spin, you can create GIF...

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Lab Spinoff The Echo Nest Partners with Island Def Jam, Creating Opportunities for Developers

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MIT Media Lab Spinoff Endor Named Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum

Endor, a predictive analytics startup originating at MIT Media Lab and co-founded by former Media Lab post-doc Dr. Yaniv Altshuler, has b...

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Nathan Spielberg

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A New Spin on Vinyl Records

Amanda Ghassaei, a former editorial staffer at Instructables and current grad student in the Center for Bits and Atoms at MIT’s Media Lab...

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Lab Spin-Off Ginger.io Receives Seed Funding

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SpiderBot

The SpiderBot is a suspended robotic gantry system that provides an easily deployable platform from which to print large structures. The ...

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Spinning data into sound

An interdepartmental collaboration brings out the music of nuclear fusion

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The Folding CityCar Takes a Spin on Video

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Media Lab's Web-Spinning Robot: Be Very Afraid?

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AI Spirits

Media manipulation technologies have the power to vanish people from photographs. Yet their souls live on in the deep memory of these alg...

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Media Lab Spin-Off Harmonix Aims for More High Notes

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Zero spin angular momentum control: Definition and applicability

M. Popovic, A. Hofmann, and H. Herr. Zero spin angular momentum control: Definition and applicability, 4th IEEE/RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, vol. 1, pp. 478–493, 2004.

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Lab Spin-Off E-Ink Is Poised to Replace Paper

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Lab Spin-Off Supermechanical Will Teach Your Objects How to Speak

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Spingineering: Quantum Control in the Presence of Relaxation

Recht, B. "Spingineering: Quantum Control in the Presence of Relaxation"

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Lab Spin-Off Sifteo's Hot Cubes Born of Ubiquitous Computing Heritage

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Spin: Examining the role of engagement, integration, and modularity in supporting youth creating documentation

Tiffany Tseng, Mitchel Resnick

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An Approach to Bridging Atom Optics and Bulk Spin Quantum Computation

Murali, K. "An Approach to Bridging Atom Optics and Bulk Spin Quantum Computation"

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There’s a $100 million plan to make a synthetic spinal cord to end paralysis

The center’s goal is to treat a wide spectrum of disabilities through the development of advanced bionics.

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Biodegradable scaffolds promote tissue remodeling and functional improvement in non-human primates with acute spinal cord injury.

Slotkin, J., Pritchard, C., Luque, B., Ye, J., Layer, r., Lawrence, M., O’Shea, T., Roy, R., Zhong, H., Vollenweider, I., Edgerton, V., Courtine, G., Woodard, E. and Langer, R., Biodegradable scaffolds promote tissue remodeling and functional improvement in non-human primates with acute spinal cord injury, Biomaterials, 123: 63-76, 2017.

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Media Lab startup showcase: Spring 2018 member meeting

A video playlist portraying companies supported by the E14 Fund.

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Media Lab Startup Showcase - Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Member Meeting Media Lab startup showcase (3rd Floor)The MIT Media Lab fall 2019 member meeting is an invitation-only even...

Wednesday
October 23, 2019
5:00pm — 7:00pm
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No More Crying Over Spilled Milk

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E14 Fund Startup Showcase - Fall 2018

Fall 2018 member meetingE14 Fund Startup ShowcaseAttendance at this event is by invitation only.Unable to join us in person? Join vi...

Thursday
October 25, 2018
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Media Lab Spin-Off the Echo Nest Teams with Twitter in Pilot Program to Integrate Tweets Into Music Apps

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Spatial

Spatial’s AR collaboration platform allows people to instantly teleport anywhere in the world and work together with others as if in the ...

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Lab Students Map Oil Spill

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Infusing the Media Lab with Startup Spirit

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Composer Aims to Capture the Spirit of Detroit

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CNSilk: Spider-Silk Inspired Robotic Fabrication

Elizabeth Tsai, Michal Firstenberg, Jared Laucks, Lehnert, Benjamin, Yoav Sterman, Neri Oxman

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MIT's 'Orbit Weaver' turns astronauts into spiders

A new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless.

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SpiderVision: Extending the Human Field of View for Augmented Awareness

Kevin Fan, Jochen Huber, Suranga Nanayakkara, Masahiko Inami

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Albert-László Barabási: Web Without a Spider: The Emergence of Complex Networks

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Sputniko!

Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences

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Sara Sprinkhuizen

Research Affiliate

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Jeff Lieberman: "It's Not What You Think: An Evolutionary Theory of Spiritual Enlightenment”

LocationMIT, Room 7-431(Long Lounge) DescriptionTake a broad perspective: evolutionary theory provides us with an unpredictably deep conn...

Friday
October 7, 2011
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Taking on the Gulf Oil Spill with Kites and Cameras

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Panel discussions with E14-Fund startups (Session 1)

Panel 1: Inventions for the virtual workforce; Panel 2: Distributed manufacturing and resiliency to COVID-19

Thursday
April 2, 2020
1:00pm — 2:00pm
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Media Lab Venture Summit 2020

Featuring dozens of Media Lab startups + nonprofits with interactive demos and opportunities to meet and identify potential collaborations.

Tuesday — Wednesday
January 28, 2020 —
January 29, 2020
8:30am — 7:00pm
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James Spann

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Anna Spector

Financial Officer

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Spime Builder: A Tangible Interface for Designing Hyperlinked Objects

Leo Bonanni Vargas, G., Chao, N., Pueblo, S., and Ishii, H.

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MLTalks—Transhumanism: Searching for the Spirit in the Machine

Transhumanism: Searching for the Spirit in the Machine

Tuesday
December 19, 2017
1:30pm — 3:00pm
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Carlton Sparrell

Research Affiliate, Oblong

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Tulip Interfaces

Tulip connects the people, machines, and devices on the shop floor as manufacturing's first platform as a service.Browse the company ...

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MLTalks: Transhumanism: Searching for the Spirit in the Machine

Professor Martha Minow in conversation with Father Eric Salobir, the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, Professor Max Tegmark, and Joi Ito.

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Samuel Spaulding

Research Assistant

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Space Enabled

The mission of the Space Enabled research group is to advance justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space. Our mess...

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Optimus Ride

Optimus Ride is the leading self-driving vehicle technology company developing fully autonomous (SAE Level 4) systems for geofenced envir...

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Media Fabrics for Media Makers: Realizing an Expressive Landscape for Digital Dialogues: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

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Informational Lesions: Optical Perturbation of Spike Timing and Neural Synchrony Via Microbial Opsin Gene Fusions

Han X., Qian X., Stern P., Chuong A. and Boyden E.S. (2009) Informational Lesions: Optical Perturbation of Spike Timing and Neural Synchrony Via Microbial Opsin Gene Fusions, Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 2:12.

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Unitary Labs, Inc.

Dry.io lets people with little or no programming skills build full-stack social, group collaboration, and messaging software applications...

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Spencer Russell

Research Assistant

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Spatial Imaging

The Spatial Imaging group develops new technology and interfaces for high-quality 3-D displays. Their research includes hardcopy holograp...

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Speakeasy

Speakeasy is a community-based telephone service that connects multilingual volunteers, non-English speaking immigrants, and social servi...

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Space Exploration Initiative

MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative 

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Multiple-color optical activation, silencing, and desynchronization of neural activity, with single-spike temporal resolution

Han, X. and Boyden, E. S. (2007) Multiple-color optical activation, silencing, and desynchronization of neural activity, with single-spike temporal resolution, PLoS ONE 2(3): p. e299.

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Spellbound

Emerging pervasive games use sensors, graphics and networking technologies to provide immersive game experiences integrated with the real...