Zach Lieberman uses interactive media to explore the relationship between technology, performance and the body. His recent projects include an eye-tracking system that allows disabled artists to draw using their eyes and a performance that includes drawn sketches that react to a visitors’ touch.
Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop". Mistry says he'll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all.
Electrical and computer engineers designed a system based on magnets that enables disabled persons to use the tongue to control the movement of a wheelchair. Article with a video.
Biomedical engineers developed a robotic arm to very precisely resurface the knee before replacing it. In order to do this, a 3-D image of the knee is generated, providing a live-action view of the knee during surgery. A stereo camera system constantly updates information. With a video.