Thursday, May 6, 2010

inventor of sixth sense Pranav Mistry

(Pranav Mistry Source G+ Profile)
+Pranav Mistry was born 1981 in Palanpur, India is the inventor of SixthSense. He is a research assistant and a PhD candidate at MIT Media Lab. Sixth Sense has recently attracted global attention. Among some of his previous work, Pranav has made intelligent sticky notes that can be searched, located and can send reminders and messages; a pen that can draw in 3D; and a public map that can act as Google of physical world. Pranav holds a Master in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT and Master of Design from IIT Bombay besides his Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from Nirma Institute Of Technology, Ahmedabad. Pranav’s research interests include Ubiquitous computing, Gestural and Tangible Interaction, AI, Augmented reality, Machine vision, Collective intelligence and Robotics.
Sixth Sense has been awarded 2009 Invention Award by Popular Science. Pranav also won Young Innovator Award TR35 by Technology Review. In 2010, he was named to Creativity Magazine's Creativity 50. Mistry has been called "one of the two or three, best inventors in the world right now" by +Chris Anderson.
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