banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
We are leveraging current Wireless Sensor Network technology to develop an easily deployable, and inexpensive wireless sensor (LunarWSN) ...
Our journeys off-world have taught us just as much about humanity as the harsh environment of space. For the past 20 years, we have had a...
We built an inexpensive, portable, micro-projector-based laptop extension the purpose of which is to engage real space in remote interact...
Amputation, muscle weakness, and nerve damage can make it difficult to perform simple daily tasks. In this project, we are developing a ...
Spanning from the early Musical Telegraph and Electronic Sackbut, to the late EMS Synthi AKS and Moog Synthesizers, electronic music and ...
"Autonomous operations are critical for the success, safety, and crew survival of NASA deep space missions beyond low Earth orbit, includ...
As space agencies prepare for a new era of space exploration, and long duration missions to the Moon or Mars, they’ll need to address the...
Audio-visual data set containing around 21.6 hours of parent-child interaction during story reading.The DAMI-P2C dataset consists of audi...
Segregation is hurting our societies and especially our cities. But economic inequality isn't just limited to neighborhoods. The restaura...
In recent years, there has been an increase in low-cost and open-source electronic and chemical sensors that hobbyists, concerned citizen...
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The Māori of Aotearoa (New Zealand) have a long and deep connection to their island and ocean ecosystem. Concepts such as ...
Depression correlated with anxiety is one of the key factors leading to suicidal behavior, and is among the leading causes of death world...
Tangible Swarm is a tool that displays relevant information about a robotics system (e.g., multi-robot, swarm, etc.) in real time wh...
Swarms of robots will revolutionize many applications, from targeted material delivery to farming. However, the characteristics that make...
Living in space could have significant physical and mental impacts on astronauts. Wearables have the potential to play a critical role in...
With(in) is a multi-stage project that includes an exhibit, installation, qualitative exploration, and visual storytelling.This is a...
On Earth, morning, noon, and night have their own specific meanings. The feeling of a second or a minute passing by, the shortening of th...
In this project we propose a prototype which combines an existing AR headset Hololens 2 with a Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) system bas...
Wax-based hybrid rocket propellants, including paraffin (common candlewax) and beeswax show promise as high-performing hybrid rocket prop...
Ever wish you could toss your folded up tent and have it self-assemble mid-air? Well...you can. In a zero gravity environment.Self ...
Traditional additive manufacturing processes, especially those that make use of liquid resin as the feedstock, are constrained by the gra...
By Larissa Zhou and Adam ZacharFood is crucial to maintaining the physical and psychological health of humans in space. Eating food ...
By Nancy Valladares and Rae Yuping HsuThis project is an art performance that seeks to rethink imaginaries of multispecies surv...
The Miniature Optical Steered Antenna for Intersatellite Communications (MOSAIC)By Shreeyam KackerThe Miniature Optical Steered Ante...
Solid-state microfrabricated devices are in development to replace contemporary heavy mechanical components for use in spacecraft propell...
How did life originate? Nobody knows. Life might not even be native to our Earth - it might have come from asteroids or the interstellar ...
By Somayajulu Dhulipala and Manwei ChanAs humanity explores deeper into space, long-duration missions will require horticulture activitie...
By Rachel BellisleThe Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit (or “Skinsuit”) is an intravehicular activity suit for astronauts that has ...
By Po-Hao ChiHow could microgravity/hypergravity shape our perceptual experience of listening with weightlessness? How can we seek to exp...
The Space Sustainability RatingNews Updates!The Space Sustainability Rating design team—comprised of the World Economic Forum, the Europe...
The Algorithmic Zoning project explores dynamically reconfigurable incentives that encourage the pro-social development of urban areas so...
Retrofitting is a technique used to move word vectors closer together or further apart in their space to reflect their relationships in a...
A critical question relevant to the increasing importance of crowd-sourced-based finance is how to optimize collective information proces...
An astronaut's ability to leverage the sense of touch is substantially reduced when wearing a protective, pressurized spacesuit. We imagi...
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
The Space Exploration Initiative charters an annual ZERO-G parabolic flight for 14-15 projects and 25 researchers across MIT Media Lab, s...
The problem we address is how we can go beyond remote productivity and enable the social and serendipitous interactions that might spur r...
We have significant expertise and motivation to bring problems from the clinic and society into the laboratory to develop novel bioengine...
Real World Data (RWD) and Real World Evidence (RWE) are playing an increasing role in healthcare decisions to support innovative use of E...
Research in our laboratory reduces dependence on specialized medical imaging devices, biological and chemical processes and creates new p...
A space architecture project for the Mechanical Artifact: Ultra Space course in partnership with the Center for Collaborative Arts and Me...
Foodborne pathogens are a major source of human morbidity, food recalls, and economic loss. Current detection methods for foodborne patho...
College of Design and Innovation of Tongji University, Shanghai, and the MIT Media Lab's City Science group are co-developing a version o...
RoboScope is a transformable, tangible-interface developed for the CityScope platform. This interface allows for on-demand, three-di...
Increasingly, devices designed with artificial intelligence (AI), such as robots or smart speakers, are entering people’s homes, workspac...
By Ken Nakagaki, Joanne Leong, Jordan L Tappa, Joao Wilbert, and Hiroshi IshiiOverviewProject HERMITS explores a way to greatly...
RF-SCG is a new system that can capture seismocardiogram (SCG) recordings without requiring any contact with the human body. Such an...
Vida OverviewThe Space Enabled research group at the MIT Media Lab is leading a US-based team of innovators from East Carolina University...
#ZoomADay was a year long project exploring the creation and use of synthetic characters and deep fakes for use in online telepresence an...
How the MIT Media Lab Learns, And How Everyone Else Can Learn This Way Too
A Handheld Device for Realtime Spatial Movement, Remote Control and Perspectival Orientation between Physical objects and Digital 3...
An application that drains your computer's resources at the rate of COVID-19 infections and deaths in your state. It exhausts your CPU po...
Therms-Up! is a DIY method of creating inflatables and prototyping interactive materials from wasted thermoplastic bags that easily found...
The Lifelong Kindergarten group is designing PicoPlay, a new mobile phone app that enables children around the world to create with code....
OverviewPAL is a wearable platform for personalized, context-aware, and always-present user change. PAL has mu...
Orbiting is a cooperation between artist Thom Kubli and Prof. Hiroshi Ishii, featuring the Tangible Media group. It is a novel approach t...
Nina does daily sketches on Twitter @ninasketches or at the website for her 2021 sketches , where you can see them in all their glory.You...
The goal of this project is to develop techniques to remove identifying information from wearable and phone data to protect patients’ pri...
One of the principal benefits of counterfactual explanations is allowing users to explore "what-if" scenarios through what does not and c...
Programmable Water-Based Biocomposites for Digital Design and Fabrication across ScalesAguahoja is an exploration of nature’s design spac...
The current system of scientific recognition and funding has significant bias towards work published in the top few percent of journ...
Appropriate and adaptive treatment plans are challenging in Parkinson’s disease for several reasons. parkinsAI models drug response...
FlowIO is the first fully-integrated and truly general-purpose, miniature pneumatics development platform for control, actuation, and sen...
Impenetrable darkness, extreme pressure, cold water, and disorienting equilibrium. Deep sea creatures live in a world that is closer to o...
Through the ages, artists, writers, and filmmakers have always been inspired by space. Artists’ visionary depictions of space as an envir...