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Sunday, December 13, 2009

The thrilling potential of 'SixthSense'

A really interesting technology, and soon, it will be open source.

Pranav Mistry (1981, Palanpur, India) is the inventor of SixthSense.

He is a research assistant and a PhD candidate at MIT Media Lab.

SixthSense has recently attracted global attention.

Designer, Engineer and Inventor, Pranav Mistry is passionate about integrating the world of information with our real world interactions.

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. P

ranav’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. He has been called "one of the two or three, best inventors in the world right now" by Chris Anderson.

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