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MIT reveals Flyfire swarm

02/21/2010, The crazy folks at MIT have come up with a bunch of micro LED-equipped helicopter-robots which are capable of hovering autonomously in the sky, helping create a huge piece of floating 3D artwork. The program used to control this swarm is known as Flyfire,...

Cornucopia Concept Food Printer From MIT

01/13/2010, Tired of having to cook your own food everyday? Why not print your own food? Yeah, print. Let’s hope the folks over at MIT’s Fluid Interfaces Group manage to turn their concept design into a reality. If this would become a reality, we’d...

Did Seagate Steal Hard Drive Silencing Technology?

12/29/2009, Could Seagate be in some rather hot soup over hard drive silencing technology? It certainly seems the case, as an ex-Seagate employee is claiming that the company stole the technology from the MIT researchers (violating an NDA), and also destroyed the...

MIT develops Copenhagen wheel

12/15/2009, They say don’t reinvent the wheel, but we’re guessing that the boffins at MIT didn’t get that memo, having developed a smart wheel that could propel bicycle riders in the 21st century. Dubbed the Copenhagen wheel, the wheel itself comes...

BiDi Display Can Track Your Gestures

12/12/2009, Could this be a preview of the display technology that we’ll be using in the future? The bright minds at MIT media lab have given a demonstration on a new display technology called BiDi (bi-directional display interface) that can read your hand...

MIT offers gestural computing

12/11/2009, Just when you thought that Microsoft’s Project Natal was the real deal when it comes to being literally in the game, along comes the MIT Media Lab and their three-dimensional gestural computing project which is capable of performing both multitouch...

Clothing can detect abuse

12/07/2009, Spousal abuse might be something that is left covered up due to stigma, but it should not be tolerated. Enter the efforts of doctoral students at MIT who are developing clothing that comes packed with sensors which can record physical abuse discreetly....

Thermeleon prototype roof tiles

11/30/2009, A team of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduates recently picked up the third annual MIT MADMEC (Making and Designing Materials Engineering Contest) thanks to their efforts in creating the Thermeleon prototype roof tiles – a...

MIT Students Create Braille Labelmaker

09/27/2009, Here’s a device that will be really handy to people who are blind. Thanks to the geniuses at the University of Toronto, MIT and Stanford, the 6Dot Braille Label Maker was created, and is promised to cost less than half of the conventional Braille...

Electric car could take 10 minutes to juice up

08/06/2009, At least that’s the lofty standards that the MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT) has set for themselves. After all, they figured out that the main obstacle when it comes to using an electric vehicle would be its recharge times, and they are currently...

GoKart Built From Shopping Cart

06/29/2009, Just how are you going to spend your summer holidays in a productive manner instead of reading up on all about Michael Jackson or gorge yourself on endless summer flicks that are less intellectually stimulating than watching paint dry? Well, some...

World Of Warcraft Pod

05/07/2009, World of Warcraft (WoW) players can really get absorbed in the game to a point where they pay more attention to the virtual world than the physical one they’re in at the moment, and it doesn’t help that boffins at MIT have come up with the...