Medialab

03.25.14
Augmented reality concept uses Google Glass to make reading the newspaper more like... reading a website
03.25.14

Augmented reality concept uses Google Glass to make reading the newspaper more like... reading a website

As part of the Wearable Tech Expo 2014 in Tokyo, the Asahi Shimbun is looking to offer richer cont...

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08.09.12
MIT Media Lab's Tensor Displays stack LCDs for low-cost glasses-free 3D (hands-on video)
08.09.12

MIT Media Lab's Tensor Displays stack LCDs for low-cost glasses-free 3D (hands-on video)

Glasses-free 3D may be the next logical step in TV's evolution, but we have yet to see a convincin...

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06.25.12
MIT projection system extends video to peripheral vision, samples footage in real-time
06.25.12

MIT projection system extends video to peripheral vision, samples footage in real-time

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have developed an ambient lighting system for video that would ma...

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04.25.12
EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)
04.25.12

EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

Ready to swap that diamond for a finger-mounted camera with a built-in trigger and Bluetooth conne...

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04.25.12
Perifoveal Display tracks head positioning, highlights changing data on secondary LCDs (hands-on)
04.25.12

Perifoveal Display tracks head positioning, highlights changing data on secondary LCDs (hands-on)

If there's a large display as part of your workstation, you know how difficult it can be to keep t...

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04.25.12
DIY Cellphone has the footprint of an ice cream sandwich, definitely doesn't run ICS (hands-on)
04.25.12

DIY Cellphone has the footprint of an ice cream sandwich, definitely doesn't run ICS (hands-on)

Building your own wireless communications device isn't for the faint of heart, or the law-abiding...

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04.24.12
OLED Display Blocks pack six 128 x 128 panels, we go hands-on at MIT (video)
04.24.12

OLED Display Blocks pack six 128 x 128 panels, we go hands-on at MIT (video)

How do you develop an OLED display that gives a 360-degree perspective? Toss six 1.25-inch panels...

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04.24.12
Droplet and StackAR bring physical interface to virtual experiences, communicate through light (hands-on)
04.24.12

Droplet and StackAR bring physical interface to virtual experiences, communicate through light (hands-on)

Light-based communication seems to wind throughout the MIT Media Lab -- it is a universal language...

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04.24.12
MIT gets musical with Arduino-powered DrumTop, uses household objects as a source of sound
04.24.12

MIT gets musical with Arduino-powered DrumTop, uses household objects as a source of sound

Everyone's favorite microcontroller has been a boon among hobbyists and advanced amateurs, but it'...

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