Kumbhathon: Tech Innovations for a Pop-Up City, Jan 24-30, 2015

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  The Kumbh Mela Opportunity: Kumbhathon and the Innovation Sandbox Kumbhathon is a year-round initiative to identify and address the challenges of cities in developing countries. It is not just a hackathon or a competition. It is rooted in a …

cameracultureKumbhathon: Tech Innovations for a Pop-Up City, Jan 24-30, 2015
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StreetScore Article Published in Fast Company

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Learn about StreetScore in an article titled: How Crowdsourcing and Machine Learning Will Change The Way We Design Cities published in Fast Company.  StreetScore, a machine learning algorithm that predicts how safe the image of a street looks to a human observer, …

cameracultureStreetScore Article Published in Fast Company

New paper in Nature Communications

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Locating and classifying fluorescent tags behind turbid layers using time-resolved inversion Using time resolved and sparse optimization framework to locate and classify fluorescent markers hidden behind turbid layer.   Link to paper: http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150413/ncomms7796/full/ncomms7796.html Project page: http://web.media.mit.edu/~guysatat/fl/   The use of fluorescent probes …

rpuriNew paper in Nature Communications

Kumbhathon: Progress and Pictures

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The Kumbhathon is a year-round innovation sandbox that has created a platform to identify and address the challenges of the 2015 Kumbh Mela in Nashik, with a broader vision to address similar issues in developing countries across the world. The initiative …

cameracultureKumbhathon: Progress and Pictures

Nature Comm Paper: Single-photon sensitive light-in-flight imaging

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A new paper from our group that goes one step beyond the ‘light in a bottle’ paper. http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150127/ncomms7021/full/ncomms7021.html   The ability to record images with extreme temporal resolution enables a diverse range of applications, such as fluorescence lifetime imaging, time-of-flight …

cameracultureNature Comm Paper: Single-photon sensitive light-in-flight imaging

The River of Data

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Blog – Article and Pictures by John Werner, Head of Innovation and New Ventures, MIT Media Lab, Camera Culture Group.  This is John’s 3rd trip to Nashik with the group. Cities historically were planned alongside waterways – long and winding …

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Camera Culture’s (amazing, wonderful, classy) Gift Guide

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Don’t know what to get that special someone in your life?  Not to worry – The best Gift Guide of the year is here!  We asked our Camera Culture researchers what they would love to receive and we’re sharing the …

cameracultureCamera Culture’s (amazing, wonderful, classy) Gift Guide

Read “Look At The Eyes” in The Wired World

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Read the article by researcher Karin Roesch and Principle Investigator Ramesh Raskar.  “In 2015, data collected from our eyes will help us calculate the odds of future health outcomes, where not only correlation , but also causality matters.  The eyes …

cameracultureRead “Look At The Eyes” in The Wired World

Engineering Health – Addressing the Global Health Landscape

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Global health is a challenge of scale. Oftentimes we wonder who takes on these types of problems, and the amorphous THEY have traditionally accepted the burden of responsibility. Is there a gigantic effort to systematically solve global healthcare? Who are …

cameracultureEngineering Health – Addressing the Global Health Landscape

REDX Camps, Kuldeep Singh Rajput shares the journey of mECG

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Kuldeep Singh Rajput is currently a PhD research scholar at National University of Singapore (NUS). He participated in a series of camps (REDX and Kumbhathon) partly organized by Camera Culture group. The resultant project, mECG, has won many awards, has been …

cameracultureREDX Camps, Kuldeep Singh Rajput shares the journey of mECG

Camera Culture Diwali Celebration

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We celebrated Diwali last month at Media Lab Tea.  We ate delicious food, listened to good music, and surrounded ourselves with friends.  Here are some pics from our party.   

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Vote for eyeMITRA – Finalist in Nokia Sensing X Challenge

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VOTE NOW!  Congratulations to the eyeMITRA team!  Everyone has been working so hard to make this project a success.  Take this time to vote for our team and their technology. About eyeMITRA: eyeMITRA is a mobile retinal imaging solution that brings …

cameracultureVote for eyeMITRA – Finalist in Nokia Sensing X Challenge
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Visiting Student Annette Mossel Works on Ubiquitous Human Computer Interaction and Ultra-Fast Image Acquisition

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I first met Ramesh in summer 2012 during an intensive week of seminars and talks about future trends in imaging that was held at the Vienna University of Technology. I was fascinated by the possibilities and the how new ways …

cameracultureVisiting Student Annette Mossel Works on Ubiquitous Human Computer Interaction and Ultra-Fast Image Acquisition
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Visiting Student Abhimanyu Dubey Works on Real Time Object Detection

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I’ve been fascinated by robotics and artificial intelligence ever since I read my first Asimov novel, way back in high school. As a teenager I also liked to program, and my pre-college days were spent usually wired in to a …

cameracultureVisiting Student Abhimanyu Dubey Works on Real Time Object Detection

Vision-correcting displays: Technology could lead to e-readers, smartphones, and displays that let users dispense with glasses.

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Vision-correcting displays Technology could lead to e-readers, smartphones, and displays that let users dispense with glasses. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a new display technology that automatically corrects for vision defects — no glasses (or …

cameracultureVision-correcting displays: Technology could lead to e-readers, smartphones, and displays that let users dispense with glasses.