Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:11 | 65983 views
This video demonstrates the semi-autonomous controller's ability to avoid moving hazards. A human driver controls the gray vehicle without assistance. The blue vehicle is jointly controlled by the human driver and our semi-autonomous nav...
Added over 7 years ago | 00:04:52 | 56994 views
We show a new camera based interaction solution where an ordinary camera can detect small optical tags from a relatively large distance. Current optical tags, such as barcodes, must be read within a short range and the codes occupy valua...
Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:07 | 55099 views
In this scenario, the driver does not notice the curve(/obstacle) in the road. This sends the unassisted driver's vehicle straight across(/through) the hazard. When the semi-autonomous controller is included in the loop (blue vehicle), i...
Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:11 | 52923 views
This video demonstrates the semi-autonomous controller's ability to avoid moving hazards. A human driver controls the gray vehicle with no assistance from our semi-autonomous controller. The blue vehicle is jointly controlled by a human ...
Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:07 | 51040 views
In this scenario, the driver attempts to perform an aggressive double lane change maneuver at 20 m/s (~44 mph) but is unable to keep the vehicle stable (shown silver here) while doing so. When the semi-autonomous controller is included i...
Added almost 9 years ago | 00:04:37 | 33861 views
This video describes a small project by Brian Chan and Theresa Guo at the Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory (Building 3, 2nd floor). It is a machine that flaps its wings and indicates the amount of lift generated. The data will be usef...
Added over 9 years ago | 00:04:36 | 28488 views
A Rube Goldberg device is one that uses several unnecessary steps to achieve a goal. The WTP-ME students worked in teams of 3 or 4 to build devices that changed the energy of an object by a certain amount in the last step.
Added 9 years ago | 00:18:21 | 27637 views
In 2007, over 1,300 people came, participated and watched as artist and renowned chain reaction creator Arthur Ganson led the 10th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction. Teams from all over the country bring a link, which is ...
Added over 9 years ago | 00:01:34 | 27435 views
In 2006, over 1,000 people came, participated and watched as artist and renowned chain reaction creator Arthur Ganson led one of the MIT Museum's most popular annual events. Teams from all over the country bring a link, which is then co...
Added over 7 years ago | 00:03:39 | 26464 views
Cardboard, lots of duct tape and four hours to get creative. Using "wind" power, high school students from across the US build devices to lift a garbage can to the ceiling of the Boston Museum of Science during the Lemelson-MIT Program's...
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