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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.
- MIT students (left to right) Ayush Bhandari, Refael Whyte and Achuta Kadambi pose next to their "nano-camera" that can capture translucent objects, such as a glass vase, in 3-D.
- A carving tool designed by MIT Media Lab postdoc Amit Zoran, called FreeD, allows the user to control the carving process while aided by a computer guidance system that is preprogrammed with the desired three-dimensional shape.
- Áder and his wife, Anita Herczegh, spoke with Professor Mitchel Resnick, head of the Media Lab's Lifelong Kindergarten group.
- The president visited four of the Media Lab's research groups: Tangible Media, Changing Places, Personal Robots, and Lifelong Kindergarten.