Sikuli is a visual technology to search and automate graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots). Visit http://groups.csail.mit.edu/uid/sikuli/ for more info.
Research that allows astronauts to easily and safely interacts with robots. A collaboration between MIT CSAIL's Model-based Embedded and Robotic Systems group and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech.
For more info: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2010/perching-plane-0720.html http://groups.csail.mit.edu/locomotion/perching.html
For more info, visit http://agile.mit.edu On June 15 and 16, 2010, the MIT Agile Robotics team demonstrated a robot forklift at a busy SSA (Supply Support Activity, essentially an outdoor warehouse and supply depot) at Fort Lee in Virginia. The demonstration included: understanding and ...
These course planners allows a user to specify general goals and tasks for an autonomous underwater vehicle to complete. The course planners then use this information to plot a course around obstacles and based on current conditions, thus freeing the human user from having to create a detailed ...
More info and examples: http://people.csail.mit.edu/rywang/handtracking/
Various foldings of polygons into convex polyhedra, and the reverse, unfoldings of convex polyhedra into polygons.
For more info: http://rvsn.csail.mit.edu/wheelchair/
For more info: http://projects.csail.mit.edu/soylent/
This film from 1968 shows Marvin Minsky's tentacle arm, developed at the MIT AI Lab (one of CSAIL's forerunner labs). The arm had twelve joints and could be controlled by a PDP-6 computer or via a joystick. This video demonstrates that the arm was strong enough to lift a person, yet gentle ...
For more info: http://www.csail.mit.edu/csailspotlights/Computational_Photography
This is a graphical interface inspired by the movie "Minority Report". It uses the Kinect sensor from Microsoft, and the recently released libfreenect driver for interfacing with the Kinect in linux. The graphical interface and the hand detection software were written at MIT to interface with ...
Some scenes of researchers working at MIT in the early days of computer science and artificial intelligence.
The Boeing company is interested in autonomous air vehicle planning and control. The current scenario is to navigate an air vehicle from a starting point to the destination or alternate landing site, while avoiding certain areas such as airports and storms, minimizing the cost along the way, ...
CityBrowser is a web application that allows users to browse urban information using both gestures and natural language conversation.
Students built and programmed autonomous robots to navigate an obstacle course, locate and collect blocks, and then use the blocks to build a structure. For more info: http://www.csail.mit.edu/node/1529
Researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed the video mesh, a data structure for representing video as 2.5D "paper cutouts."
A timelapse video of 24 hours in the lobby of the Stata Center, the home of CSAIL. MIT students never stop working!
For more info: http://people.csail.mit.edu/ewhiting/projects/siggasia09.html
The MIT-K12 project puts MIT as a publicly accessible “experiential partner” to the country’s K through 12 educators.
Updated May. 2, 2013
News and features from the staff at MIT News.
Updated May. 17, 2013
MITEI is an Institute-wide initiative designed to help transform the global energy system.
Updated Apr. 22, 2013