Pattie Maes

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Name: Pattie Maes
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers turn smartphones into augmented reality props

Some very clever people over at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed technology that allows smartphones to be used together with computers in ways I thought would remain in the realm of science fiction for many years to come ... [Published Htxt.Africa - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Media Lab to Launch Wellness Initiative with $1 Million Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Princeton, N.J. —The MIT Media Lab this week launched a wellness initiative designed to spark innovation in the area of health and wellbeing, and to promote healthier workplace and lifestyle behaviors.With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ... [Published RWJF - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind

Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology that enables blind and vision-impaired people to read any printed text without the use of braille. The "FingerReader" is a 3D-printed, ring-like device fitted with a small camera that scans and ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

What will blow our minds in the *next* 30 years?

Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an idiot. Nonetheless, many speakers at the annual TED conference have taken the plunge and proffered thoughts ... [Published TED Blog - Mar 24 2014]

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FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 14 2014]
What will blow our minds in the *next* 30 years? [Published TED Blog - Mar 24 2014]
Wearable device helps you read with your finger [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 26 2014]
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Media Lab to launch wellness initiative with $1... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 08 2014]
The MIT Media Lab this week launched a wellness initiative designed to spark innovation in the area of health and wellbeing, and to promote healthier workplace and lifestyle behaviors.   With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), which ...
FingerReader Is a 3D-Printed Device That Reads ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 14 2014]
Researchers at MIT have developed a new technology that enables blind and vision-impaired people to read any printed text without the use of braille. The "FingerReader" is a 3D-printed, ring-like device fitted with a small camera that scans and ...
What will blow our minds in the *next* 30 years? [Published TED Blog - Mar 24 2014]
Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an idiot. Nonetheless, many speakers at the annual TED conference have taken the plunge and proffered thoughts ...
Wearable device helps you read with your finger [Published FOX Business - Video - Feb 26 2014]
Fingerreader creator Roy Shilkrot and MIT media lab professor Pattie Maes on creating a new wearable device that assists the visually impaired in reading printed text. ...
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