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  • Running the color gamut

    MIT spinout’s quantum-dot technology makes LCD TVs more colorful, energy-efficient.

    November 19, 2014
  • Glasses-free 3-D projector

    New design could also make conventional 2-D video higher in resolution and contrast.

    May 16, 2014
  • Broadcasting rights

    MIT professor Heather Hendershot studies the conservative movement’s strategic use of television through the decades.

    September 25, 2013
  • MIT researchers build Quad HD TV chip

    A new video standard enables a fourfold increase in the resolution of TV screens, and an MIT chip was the first to handle it in real time.

    February 20, 2013
  • Chips that can steer light

    Record-setting ‘optical phased arrays’ could lead to better laser rangefinders, smaller medical-imaging devices and even holographic TVs.

    January 9, 2013
  • J.J. Abrams: 'It’s like driving in the fog'

    Movie and television writer-producer shares his thoughts on how his production company compares with MIT’s Media Lab.

    November 28, 2012
  • Glasses-free 3-D TV looks nearer

    A new method for producing multiple-perspective 3-D images could prove more practical in the short term than holography.

    July 12, 2012
  • Face value

    Study shows that low-information voters are most likely to be swayed by candidates’ appearances.

    July 18, 2011
  • TV outside the box

    Using ordinary cell phones, a Media Lab system would let television programs spill off the TV screen and into the living room.

    April 9, 2010
  • Special effects leap forward

    Members of the MIT community have a history of transforming visual effects; present work is helping to advance green screen technology.

    January 8, 2010
  • The 'sci' behind the 'fi'

    A public television program explores the ways real science is starting to catch up with the futuristic visions in Star Trek.

    December 11, 2009
  • NOVA producer to discuss science TV today

    October 15, 2009