Interdisciplinary research center funded by philanthropist Lisa Yang aims to mitigate disability through technologies that marry human physiology with electromechanics.
Advance incorporates sensing directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
Prosthetic enables a wide range of daily activities, such as zipping a suitcase, shaking hands, and petting a cat.
Professor David Wallace and his team developed class 2.s009 (Explorations in Product Design) to give students the safest, best possible hands-on educational experience.
Researchers have designed a skin-like device that can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Startup makes meeting data searchable and shareable, and automates data entry into workplace apps.
An MIT team discusses the pitfalls of “parachute research” and the importance of “sociotechnical” factors.
Design combines a common diaper material with RFID technology.
Timothy Loh, a HASTS program doctoral student studying deafness, sign language, and technology, is a sociocultural and medical anthropologist-in-training.