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Soft Electronics Skin as Sensate Media


Term:

IAP and Spring

Department:

MAS: Media Arts and Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

Joe Paradiso

Faculty email:

joep@media.mit.edu

Apply by:

1/14/2021

Contact:

Irmandy Wicaksono: irmandy@mit.edu

Project Description

True to Mark Weiser's vision of Ubiquitous Computing, "The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it". The Responsive Environments group is integrating soft electronics into textiles to demonstrate various applications of dense electronic networks in wearable, deformable substrates. The UROP candidate(s) will be expected either to perform design and test wireless miniaturized hardware, conduct multidimensional sensor data processing and visualization, or develop interactive augmented and virtual reality applications.

Pre-requisites

Are creative, driven, and independent. Are interested and experienced in one or more of the followings: sensor networks, hardware fabrication, illustrations, Unity/Vuforia engine, and/or programming (C,Python,Processing,Grasshopper,or Rhino). Please send your interest and resume about this project to Irmandy Wicaksono: irmandy@mit.edu