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Media lab complex
Video: Melanie Gonick; time-lapse photography: Guy Hoffman; still images: Andy Ryan; music: 'Flora' by Tod Machover
A peek into the new Media Lab complex which opened last month.
- Media lab complex
- A peek into the new Media Lab complex which opened last month.
- Opera of the future
- MIT Media Lab Professor Tod Machover discusses his robotic opera, Death and the Powers.
- Surround vision
- In the same way that surround sound lets TV viewers hear what’s happening just off-screen, a new system developed by graduate student Santiago Alfar...
- The study of water
- MIT's Aga Khan Professor of Architecture James Wescoat, who specializes in the study of water, uses a decidedly interdisciplinary approach in his rese...
- MIT bubbles
- Mary Hale, MArch '09; and Brandon Roy, MAS PhD candidate '11, discuss their IAP course 'MIT Bubbles: an intro to designing and building in...
- Treatment plants
- Researchers inject fluorescent dye into the water to analyze its flow pattern around plants in a test model.
- Using your 'SixthSense'
- Pranav Mistry discusses 'SixthSense,' a wearable gestural interface that augments the physical world around us with digital information and lets us us...
- A smarter screen
- Media Lab researchers have created a bidirectional screen capable of both imaging and display. It uses an LCD as a spatial light modulator to support ...
- Reading a tiny barcode from far away
- The Camera Culture group in MIT's Media Lab aims to create a new class of imaging platforms. The group's "Bokode" is a barcode one-...
- Audio, visual
- Metropath(ologies) is an installation about living in a world overflowing with information and non-stop communication.
- Electrochromic windows
- In this design, the relationship between both the active and passive elements of the architecture are programmed as an interactive system where each c...
- The future calls
- The Media Lab's Next Billion Network is looking at ways cell phones can help their next wave of new users.
- A hologram of a butterfly, displayed on both a conventional, monochromatic holographic-video monitor (left) and the MIT researchers' new color monitor.
- Because a light-field camera captures information about not only the intensity of light rays but also their angle of arrival, the images it produces can be refocused later.
- The winning entry of the Infrastructural Monument competition commemorated one of the greatest infrastructural designers of the past decade: Manuel de Sola-Morales. Kinetic Infrastructure was designed by Erioseto Hendranata, with assistance from James Coleman and Andrew Manto.
- Cameron, center, hears about student entrepreneurship at MIT from a group of students and alums, as MIT Sloan professor Fiona Murray, to his right, introduces the group.
- Media Lab professor Hugh Herr, a double amputee, demonstrates advanced prosthetics to Cameron during his tour.