A computer scientist and inventor, Pranav Mistry is the Global Vice President of Research at Samsung and the head of Think Tank Team. He is best known for his work on SixthSense, Samsung Galaxy Gear and Project Beyond. A fascinating and spontaneous speaker, Pranav's enthusiasm for innovation and his desire to help everyone to be creative is thoroughly contagious.
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 also well-known for his work on Samsung Galaxy Gear and Project Beyond. Pranav is a fascinating and consummate keynote speaker.
Pranav is Head of Think Tank Team and Director of Samsung Research America. He was previously a PhD student in the Fluid Interfaces Group at MIT's Media Lab. Before his studies at MIT, he worked with Microsoft as a UX researcher. Pranav is a graduate of IIT, and is passionate about integrating the digital informational experience with our real-world interactions
Some previous projects from Pranav's work at MIT includes intelligent sticky notes, Quickies, that can be searched and can send reminders; a pen that draws in 3D; and TaPuMa, a tangible public map that can act as Google of physical world. His research interests also include Gestural and Tangible Interaction, Ubiquitous Computing, AI, Machine Vision, Collective Intelligence and Robotics.
In his presentation, he explains the genius behind the Sixth Sense technology, Pranav offers a fascinating perspective into why he believes imagination is the only limit in merging technology with real life.
MIT whiz kid Pranav, is one of those rare people with the ability to charm anyone, and also radiate enthusiasm for an kind of new invention.
Able to explain the interactions between the real world and the world of data, Pranav makes complex topics accessible to those with an interest in science and technology. He is a fascinating and consummate keynote speaker, able to cover issues of the social impact of technology, robotics and future innovations.