Posts Tagged ‘mit’
 
 
 
Furniture
 
Soft Rockers
Soft Rockers
Soft Rockers

MIT SOFT Rocker Chairs Is Some of the Coolest Seating We’ve Seen in a While

MIT has a habit of fostering the creative minds that envision our future.  So it should be no surprise to hear that these chairs, called SOFT rockers, come from architecture professor Sheila Kennedy and a team of students at MI...
 
Concepts
 
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mit-desalination
mit-desalination

MIT’s Portable Solar-Powered Desalination System

I n the Massacusetts Institute of Technology’s idea of the future, there’s a large portable desalination system that will provide 1,000 gallons of water per day to third world villages, at a cost of $8,000 per device. But right...

 
Robots
 
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LuminAR-robotic-lamp-thumb-550xauto-40710
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MIT Student Creates Robotic Helper From A Lamp (video)

A crafty MIT student has, well, crafted a robot out of a desk lamp. Natan Linder's LuminAR robotic lamp can display images and text via an embedded Pico Projector, helping with your homework. It also recognizes hand movements v...
 
Solar Power
 
Printable Solar Cells
Printable Solar Cells
Printable Solar Cells

Printable Solar Cells Revealed By MIT Researchers

How would you like to score some of those tax credits associated with the installation of solar panels on your home? I know I would. While I don't think MIT's printable solar cells will qualify any time soon, the convenience an...

 
Science
 
Wound Device
Wound Device
Wound Device

Get Better Faster With This $3 Wound Recovery Device

What the 'F'!  I had no clue that applying negative pressure (i.e. suction) to a wound, yeah those things that bleed, could cause it to accelerate the healing process.  Now an MIT student - they're taking over the world, wait t...
 
Displays
 
MIT Touchless Screen
MIT Touchless Screen
MIT Touchless Screen

MIT Media Lab Debuts Touchless LCD Screen

In the past few years, we've gone from keyboards and buttons to touchscreens, a fact that some people are still getting used to. Now, we may get rid of the touching altogether. The MIT Media Lab has created a motion screen comp...

 
Bikes
 
CopenhagenWheel
CopenhagenWheel
CopenhagenWheel

The Copenhagen Wheel Is Bikings Next Big Invention (video)

Copenhagen, Denmark is on point when it comes to biking, so it's no surprise to see MIT's Senseable City Lab unveil their Copenhagen Wheel at the Copenhagen Conference. We can only assume that the wheel is based off the GreenWh...
 
Camera
 
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150-dollar-space-camera
150-dollar-space-camera

MIT Students Put Homemade Satellite Into Orbit–Cost: $150

Considering that NASA's been whining about not having enough budget for the last couple years, it really makes them look bad to discover what a couple kids from MIT did the other day. While NASA's assembling teams have needed m...

 
Green Energy
 
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greenwheel
greenwheel

MIT’s GreenWheel Is The Next Electrical Bike

I'm sorry, I thought the whole purpose of riding a bike was for exercise and powering yourself from one location to the next off of the proverbial grid?  An MIT student, Ryan Chin, has invented the GreenWheel.  Although I appla...