Microsoft researcher Shahram Izadi explains the benefits of using touch in computing technology. Here, he discusses–and demonstrates–a new way of interacting with digital information on a touch screen.
On the Isle of Man, the beginnings of a marketable electric motorcycle.
Mozilla’s Chris Blizzard and Mark Surman demonstrate a novel insertion of Twitter feeds into real-time video streams and discuss how open-source video tools will make such innovation easy.
Jose Gomez-Marquez, program director for the Innovations in International Health program at MIT, demonstrates some of the medical technologies he is developing for use in countries such as Nicaragua.
Adrien Treuille, an assistant professor in the computer graphics group at Carnegie Mellon University, describes how better physics simulations could have implications in fields as diverse as architecture, racing, and medicine.
Ken Perlin, a professor of computer science at NYU, and Ilya Rosenberg, an NYU graduate student, show off their pressure-sensitive touch pads.
Pranav Mistry, a graduate student at MIT, demos his augmented-reality system, SixthSense, in Cambridge, MA.
Kevin Fu, a software engineer and assistant professor of computer science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, explains how he secures RFID systems from would-be hackers.