How to control robots with brainwaves and hand gestures | MIT News

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory system enables people to correct robot mistakes on multiple-choice tasks.

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL • mit
June 20, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  robotics  neuroscience  artificial-intelligence  robots  research  sensors  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  algorithms  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  wearable-sensors  human-computer-interaction

“Personal thermostat” startup heats up for commercialization | MIT News

MIT spinout prepares to launch line of wristbands that keep wearers thermally comfortable.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 27, 2017 ~8 min

Tags:  startups  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  materials-science-and-engineering  dmse  wearable-sensors

Monitoring metabolic energy expenditure, health, and fitness with a breath analyzer | MIT News

Simple-to-use, low-cost respiratory sensor enables measurement and tracking of personal metabolism.

Erin Lee | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
July 27, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  health  medicine  research  sensors  invention  medical-devices  us-armed-forces  mechanical-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  bioengineering-and-biotechnology  lincoln-laboratory  wearable-sensors

Wearable device reveals consumer emotions | MIT News

Startup’s stress sensor tracks users’ unconscious responses to products and experiences.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
July 12, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  health  startups  big-data  industry  research  sensors  medical-devices  behavior  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  education-teaching-academics  film-and-television  wearable-sensors

Wearable system helps visually impaired users navigate | MIT News

Device provides information from a 3-D camera, via vibrating motors and a Braille interface.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
May 31, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  research  assistive-technology  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  algorithms  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  wearable-sensors

Wearable AI system can detect a conversation's tone | MIT News

Coupled with audio and vital-sign data, deep-learning system could someday serve as a “social coach” for people with anxiety or Asperger’s.

Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | CSAIL • mit
Feb. 1, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  health  mental-health  research  sensors  behavior  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  wearable-sensors  institute-for-medical-engineering-and-sciences-imes

Taking on gender gaps in health care and technology | MIT News

Graduate student Alicia Chong Rodriguez uses her engineering skills to empower women.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
Aug. 18, 2016 ~9 min

Tags:  women-in-stem  health-care  latin-america  sensors  graduate-postdoctoral  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  diversity-and-inclusion  sloan-school-of-management  business-and-management  health-sciences-and-technology  stem-education  misti  crowdsourcing  wearable-sensors  clubs-and-activities  diversity  systems-engineering

When to get your head out of the game | MIT News

Wearable sensor for athletes detects potential head injuries, gathers data on hard hits.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 11, 2016 ~8 min

Tags:  health  medicine  startups  big-data  health-care  apps  athletics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  sports-and-fitness  wearable-sensors

Wristband detects and alerts for seizures, monitors stress | MIT News

Wearable tracks increased skin conductance that signals stress, helps identify dangerous seizures.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
March 9, 2016 ~9 min

Tags:  startups  big-data  health-care  apps  medical-devices  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  wearable-sensors

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