Massachusetts Institute of Technology Company Profile
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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October 16, 2018
Gift of $350 million establishes the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, an unprecedented, $1 billion commitment to world-changing breakthroughs and their ethical application.
September 8, 2017
By coupling airborne drones with smarter RFID systems, MIT researchers have developed a system that enables small, safe, aerial drones to read RFID tags in large warehouses, possibly making missing packages a thing of the past and saving retailers billions lost through faulty inventory records.
September 7, 2017
In this paper, MIT researchers present RFly, a system that combines the agility of drones with the sensing capabilities of RF signals, enabling drones to detect and localize objects in non-line-of-settings and over a wide area.
July 28, 2014
Can manufacturing jobs come back to the U.S.A.? The brightest corporate superstars, like Apple, were locating production abroad and still reaping the lion’s share of profits within the U.S. Was this going to be the American model for the future?
September 21, 2013
Today digital technologies and borders open to the flow of ideas, goods, and services make it possible to build international partnerships for bringing innovation into production and into the market. We must take steps now to regain U.S. manufacturing momentum if we want to sustain the nation’s signature economic advantage: innovation.