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Cheetah Robot Is Off The Leash

09/15/2014, Remember the Cheetah robot that we talked about last year? It looks like there has been more modifications made to this particular robot, so much so that a new algorithm that has been uploaded to it allows this MIT creation to move even faster than ever...

MIT Researchers Create Robotic Glove With An Extra Thumb

07/21/2014, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that car manufacturer had begun offering its workers 3D printed thumbs. This isn’t to replace thumbs lost during the course of work, but rather it acts as a support for the wearer’s thumb to prevent fatigue and also...

FingerReader Reads Aloud To The Blind

07/08/2014, The brainy folks over at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have done it yet again – having come up with an audio reading device which is meant to be worn on the index finger of someone who suffers from a certain degree of visual...

MIT Develops 36-Core Computing Chip Prototype

06/23/2014, We are more or less familiar with the presence of mobile devices these days that sport dual-core and quad-core, and in some cases, octa-core chipsets, but what about this new prototype from the brains over at MIT? They have apparently come up with a...

Building Targets Heats Directly At People To Save Energy

06/23/2014, When it comes to winter, one major issue that all building managers (commercial as well as at home, and that would normally mean the parents/adults who live at home where the latter is concerned) have to grapple with would be the issue of heating....

Ford’s New Automated Driving Research Projects In The Pipeline

01/22/2014, Ford has worked out a new automated driving research project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University, where it will continue from where the automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle left off (which was also...

DIY Cellphone Is Back Again

11/28/2013, It was last year when we brought you David Mellis’ DIY Cellphone, and it seems that he has been up to more tinkering this time around with yet another DIY cellphone which, from the name itself, you know you are able to make one up with your two hands if...

inFORM 3D Shapeshifting Surface

11/14/2013, Us humans do rely on touch a whole lot, as it happens to be one of our most primal senses, offering a method to tangibly interact and receive data concerning our surroundings. Over the past few years, many digital touchscreens have made their way into...

MIT M-Blocks Are Self Assembling Robots

10/09/2013, Avengers, Assemble! That could very well be the rallying cry of MIT’s M-Blocks, which so happen to be a new class of robotic cubes which are aware of one another, and are fully capable of a self assembling process. This is the premise that was explored...

Motion Amplification Reveals Invisible Life Signs

03/01/2013, Researchers from the MIT have come up with a great way to use tiny changes in video recordings to reveal things that would otherwise be invisible to the naked eye and would require on-body sensors to show. For example, by looking at minute variations in...