Cryptographic “tag of everything” could protect the supply chain

Tiny, battery-free ID chip can authenticate nearly any product to help combat losses to counterfeiting.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 20, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: internet-of-things electronics industry research cyber-security school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology algorithms microsystems-technology-laboratory

A smart surface for smart devices

External system improves phones’ signal strength 1,000 percent, without requiring extra antennas.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL • mit
Feb. 3, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: internet-of-things internet data networks research wireless school-of-engineering computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail mobile-devices electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs

Sending clearer signals

Associate Professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the “internet of things” becomes a reality.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 11, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: internet-of-things data profile research wireless school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology faculty idss laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids mobile-devices

Photovoltaic-powered sensors for the “internet of things”

RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions, and communicate at greater distances.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 27, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: internet-of-things solar research sensors wireless mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology chemical-engineering photovoltaics

Securing the “internet of things” in the quantum age

Efficient chip enables low-power devices to run today’s toughest quantum encryption schemes.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 1, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: internet-of-things electronics quantum-computing research cyber-security school-of-engineering computer-science-and-technology technology-and-society algorithms electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs

MIT engineers build smart power outlet | MIT News

Design can “learn” to identify plugged-in appliances, distinguish dangerous electrical spikes from benign ones.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
June 15, 2018 ~9 min

Tags:  machine-learning  internet-of-things  artificial-intelligence  electronics  data  networks  research  wireless  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  algorithms

Artificial intelligence senses people through walls | MIT News

Wireless smart-home system from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could monitor diseases and help the elderly “age in place.”

Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | CSAIL • mit
June 12, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  machine-learning  internet-of-things  artificial-intelligence  mental-health  health-care  research  wireless  behavior  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  algorithms  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail

Startup makes labs smarter | MIT News

Platform connects individual pieces of lab equipment, compiles data in the cloud for speedier, more accurate research.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 25, 2018 ~9 min

Tags:  internet-of-things  startups  big-data  pharmaceuticals  sensors  drug-development  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  software  bioengineering-and-biotechnology

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