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System for seeing around corners could improve self-driving cars and search-and-rescue

TechXplore - Tue 10 Oct 17

Light lets us see the things that surround us, but what if we could also use it to see things hidden around corners?

Smartphone lets you see round corners by light flicker on floor

Newscientist - Mon 9 Oct 17

Tracking tiny variations in light reflected at the base of a wall can let you count people in a room and see where they are moving

Smartphone Cameras Peek Around Corners by Analyzing Patterns of Light

IEEE Spectrum - Mon 9 Oct 17

An MIT team shows that spotting moving objects around the corner only requires a smartphone camera and an algorithm

MIT Camera Could Let Self-Driving Cars See Around Corners - Wed 11 Oct 17

Self-driving cars, like people, are limited by their line of sight. But while humans have developed fixes—my favorite: the shapely periscope—smart vehicles still struggle to see around corners. ...

MIT Researchers Develop AI Tech That Allows Cameras To See Around Corners

HotHardware - Tue 10 Oct 17

One of the challenges that exists for self-driving cars is being able to anticipate the unseen, such as a child running out from behind a tree and into the road. But what if there were cameras ...

CornerCamera made at MIT lets you see through walls

Daily Mail - Tue 10 Oct 17

The system, developed at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, use cameras found in smarthphones to capture video footage of shadows generated by objects around a ...

Real-Life Superpower: 'See' Around Corners with Smartphone Tech

Livescience - Mon 9 Oct 17

Smartphone cameras can help detect moving objects even if they are hidden around corners, according to a new study.

Your smartphone can help you spy around corners from afar

The Verge - Mon 9 Oct 17

Seeing what’s happening on the other side of a corner isn’t as impossible as it sounds. Scientists have been working on the problem for years, using lasers to bounce light off ...

MIT Wizards Invent Tech That Sees Around Corners

Wired Science - Mon 9 Oct 17

Engineers at MIT have developed a clever and surprisingly simple way to see around corners, thanks to the hidden wonders of light.