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The LEGO Wayfinder project combines LEGO, robotics, and seawater into a playground of project-based learning and citizen science for budd...
The design of next-generation bionic ankles and knees aims to improve bionic actuators on all metrics: range of motion, power density, ba...
The brain is a three-dimensional, densely-wired circuit that computes via large sets of widely distributed neurons interacting at fast ti...
This is a joint proposal from graduate students, Vik Parthiban and Andrew Spielberg, from Media Lab and CSAIL (Daniela Rus) respect...
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Embodied voice-based agents, such as Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and Jibo, are becoming increasingly present in the home environment. For...
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
The increasing geographical separation and the technological divide has made it more diﬃcult for elders to interact with their families. ...
A learning framework for secure, decentralized, computationally efficient data and model sharing among multiple robot units installed at...
SPRING is a custom-built hardware and software platform for children with neuro-differences. The system automates data acquisition, optim...
Understanding social-emotional behaviors in storytelling interactions plays a critical role in the development of interactive and educati...
Prior research with preschool children has established that book reading, especially when children are encouraged to actively process the...
Emotionally supportive robots improve overall team functioning!
Ritual I: The Thing Itself consists of a choreographed robotic body that is in constant flux. It performs a dance of repetitive patt...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Tega is a new robot platform designed to support long-term, in-home interactions with children, with applications in early-literacy educa...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots. Many of our current projects explore the use of s...
Auto-inflatables explores the design space of self-inflating structures. By using chemical reactions as a source of carbon dioxide on-dem...
This work explores a dynamic future in which the accessories we wear are no longer static, but are instead mobile, living objects on the ...
This project aims to bridge the current gap between controlled-environment agriculture and the computer vision and robotics fields. The i...
Printflatables is a design and fabrication system for human-scale, functional and dynamic inflatable objects. The user begins with specif...
Early literacy plays an important role in a child's future. However, the reality is that over 57 million children have no access to a sch...
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an experimental enabling technology for large-scale digital manufacturing. In contrast to the ...
Death and the Powers is a groundbreaking opera that brings a variety of technological, conceptual, and aesthetic innovations to the ...
This collection of Tod Machover’s music focuses on chamber and orchestral music composed during the last decade, both with and without el...
We introduce Rovables, a miniature robot that can move freely on unmodified clothing. The robots are held in place by magnetic wheels, an...
The Digital Construction Platform (DCP) is an in-progress research project consisting of a compound robotic arm system. The system compri...
The human ankle provides a significant amount of net positive work during the stance period of walking, especially at moderate to fast wa...