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 | Jan. 11, 2020 | mit
~9 mins   

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




Putting data privacy in the hands of users

New platform acts as a gatekeeper to ensure web services adhere to a user’s custom data restrictions.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Feb. 20, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology privacy mobile-devices data technology-and-society cyber-security computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering alumniae


The privacy risks of compiling mobility data

Merging different types of location-stamped data can make it easier to discern users’ identities, even when the data is anonymized.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Dec. 7, 2018 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research privacy computer-science-and-technology mobile-devices data technology-and-society urban-studies-and-planning school-of-architecture-and-planning


Measuring the economy with location data | MIT News

Startup’s platform crunches anonymized smartphone GPS data to understand how people shop, work, and live.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | March 27, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  startups  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  data  retail  real-estate  industry  economics  finance  behavior  behavioral-economics  employment  mobile-devices  machine-learning  software  media-lab  alumniae  school-of-architecture-and-planning

Giving everyone a window into the human body | MIT News

Startup’s low-cost, portable scanner generates clinical-quality ultrasounds on a smartphone.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Feb. 6, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  startups  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  physics  school-of-science  health  health-care  medical-devices  mobile-devices  iphone-android-smartphones  imaging  computer-vision

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