Pranav Mistry | Inventor of SixthSense Gadget
Creativity & Imagination know no boundaries!
Yes, that is what is believed and proved by Mr.Pranav Mistry – who is known for inventing SixthSense which is a wearable device that enables new interactions between the real world and digital world.
Here is a very famous talk delivered by Pranav :
Birth of Pranav Mistry
Pranav was born on 14th May 1981 in Palanpur, India.
Education of Pranav Mistry
Pranav is pursuing Ph.D at MIT’s Media Lab at present.
He is Masters in in Media Arts and Sciences from Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Masters of Design from IIT Bombay.
Pranav completed his graduation from Nirma Institute of Technology in Computer Science.
Pranav Mistry’s Career
Pranav Mistry was earlier associated with Microsoft as an UX Researcher. Later he has joined MIT Media Lab as research associate. He also demonstrates several innovations at TED India Conferences.
Pranav has undertaken various career projects including:
Mouseless which is an invisible computer mouse.
SPARSH which is a novel way to copy-paste data amongst digital devices.
Quickies which are intelligent sticky notes that can be searched, located and which can send reminders and messages to your cellular device.
Blinkbo & More.
However he is best known for his SixthSense Technology by which he aims to combine Digital & Real world. Some of the examples of which are to click photographs using only hand gesture or playing games on a piece of paper, to watching live videos on a topic from newspaper and more.
Awards Won by Pranav Mistry
He has won many awards , to name a few are :
Pranav was Listed as one of the ‘50 Most Creative People of the Year 2010’ by CREATIVITY 50.
He stood Winner of ‘Young Indian Innovator 2009’ awarded by Digit Magazine.
Pranav was also nominated for Forbes India’s Person of the Year 2009.
Pranav has stayed in top-3 winning lists at various events organized by IEEE, ISRO * ACES.
Pranav’s interest areas fall as follows :
Artificial Intelligence, Ubiquitous computing, Gestural interaction, Robotics & More.
He is a calm, simple & humble man, who speaks with ease. His vision has great potential which can be used by various defense & security units also which can be beneficial to the country.
He is an Indian who has added to the innovations from the Indian Soil. A young dynamic personality with sharp brains.
He is 31, studying, researching and working. Many more innovations can be expected from this intelligent man in future.
We wish him all scale success in all his future endeavors.