Mitmedialab

05.14.12
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air
05.14.12

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitatin...

By S. Dent,   05.14.12
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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...

By Z. Honig,   04.25.12
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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...

By Z. Honig,   04.25.12
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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...

By Z. Honig,   04.25.12
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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...

By Z. Honig,   04.24.12
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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...

By Z. Honig,   04.24.12
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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'...

By Z. Honig,   04.24.12
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04.24.12
Newsflash uses high-frequency light to transmit data from iPad to smartphone, we go hands-on (video)
04.24.12

Newsflash uses high-frequency light to transmit data from iPad to smartphone, we go hands-on (video)

MIT's Media Lab is chock-full of cutting-edge tech projects that researchers create, then often li...

By Z. Honig,   04.24.12
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12.13.11
MIT builds camera that can capture at the speed of light (video)
12.13.11

MIT builds camera that can capture at the speed of light (video)

A team from the MIT media lab has created a camera with a "shutter speed" of one trillion expos...

By D. Cooper,   12.13.11
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