The genius behind the Sixth Sense technology, Pranav Mistry is a recognised inventor. The success he has achieved by being able to create useful devices is highly impressive and he explains and offers a fascinating perspective into why he believes imagination is the only limit in merging technology with real life. He has already spoken at prestigious events worldwide including presenting at TEDIndia.
- Sixth Sense: The Future of Wearable Technology
- Social Impact of Technology
- Technology to the Masses but in a Meaningful Manner
- Innovation: Designing Intelligence
- Motivation; Life is Trying to See if Things Work
- Robotics and the Future
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How he presents
MIT whiz kid, Pranav is one of those rare people with the ability to charm you the moment you meet him. He radiates an enthusiasm for invention which is thoroughly contagious. He is a fascinating and spontaneous speaker, with a passionate desire to help everyone to be creative and innovative.
Pranav Mistry is the inventor of SixthSense, a wearable device that enables new interactions between the real world and the world of data. He is the Global Vice President of Research at Samsung and the Head of Think Tank Team of Samsung Research America. Before that he was a Research Assistant and PhD candidate at the MIT Media Lab. From his engineering in computer science to his masters in design he worked on a varied fields like interaction design, robotics, computer graphics, HCI, AI, information graphics, Embedded systems, social computing, … and the list goes on. He explored the fields with different projects and research papers.
In past, he worked with Microsoft, Google, CMU, NASA, UNESCO, Japan Science & Technology to name a few. He received his Master in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT and Master of Design from IIT Bombay. He received his bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Exposure to fields like Design to Technology and from Art to Psychology gave him a quite nice/interesting viewpoint to the world. He loves to see technology from design perspective and vice versa. This vision reflects in almost all of his projects and research work as well.
- Young Global Leader 2013 Award, World Economic Forum
- Young Alumnus Award 2012, IIT Bombay
- 50 Most Creative People of the Year 2010, CREATIVITY 50
- Netexplorateurs of the Year 2010 Award, Netexplorateurs Grand Prix 2010, France
- TR35 2009 Award, Technology Review
- INVENTION OF THE YEAR 2009 Award, Popular Science
- Young Indian Innovator 2009 Award, Digit Magazine
“One of the two or three, best inventors in the world right now.”
Presentation Languages: English