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8) Pattie Maes + Pranav Mistry: Meet the SixthSense interaction (Views: Currently she's associate department head of the Media Arts and. 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 passionate. Pattie Maes is an associate professor in MIT's Program in Media Arts 3D hand tracking for human computer interaction, Image and Vision AR Social Augmented Reality - social computing meets Augmented Reality.
Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology | TED Talk
But other than letting some of you live out your fantasy of looking as cool as Tom Cruise in "Minority Report," the reason why we're really excited about this device is that it really can act as one of these sixth-sense devices that gives you relevant information about whatever is in front of you.
So we see Pranav here going into the supermarket and he's shopping for some paper towels. And, as he picks up a product, the system can recognize the product that he's picking up, using either image recognition or marker technology, and give him the green light or an orange light.
He can ask for additional information. So this particular choice here is a particularly good choice, given his personal criteria. Some of you may want the toilet paper with the most bleach in it rather than the most ecologically responsible choice.
Laughter If he picks up a book in the bookstore, he can get an Amazon rating — it gets projected right on the cover of the book. This is Juan's book, our previous speaker, which gets a great rating, by the way, at Amazon.
And so, Pranav turns the page of the book and can then see additional information about the book — reader comments, maybe sort of information by his favorite critic, etc. If he turns to a particular page, he finds an annotation by maybe an expert or a friend of ours that gives him a little bit of additional information about whatever is on that particular page.
Reading the newspaper — it never has to be outdated. Laughter You can get video annotations of the events that you're reading about.
You can get the latest sports scores, etc.
This is a more controversial one. Laughter As you interact with someone at TED, maybe you can see a word cloud of the tags, the words that are associated with that person in their blog and personal web pages.
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In this case, the student is interested in cameras, etc. On your way to the airport, if you pick up your boarding pass, it can tell you that your flight is delayed, that the gate has changed, etc. And, if you need to know what the current time is, it's as simple as drawing a watch — Laughter Applause on your arm.
- Pranav Mistry
So that's where we're at so far in developing this sixth sense that would give us seamless access to all this relevant information about the things that we may come across. My student Pranav, who's really, like I said, the genius behind this.
Applause and cheering Applause ends He does deserve a lot of applause, because I don't think he's slept much in the last three months, actually. And his girlfriend is probably not very happy about him either.
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The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology Views: Pranav Mistry, is a PhD student from MIT Media Lab and inventor one of the most exciting wearable devices — SixthSense — that enables new interactions between the real world and the world of data. His other work includes: Its ok to let your brain salivate. Your body language shapes who you are Views: Cuddy is a social psychology professor and researcher at Harvard Business School.
Through her studies on nonverbal behavior and snap judgments, she helps people understand, how it affects them from the classroom to the boardroom. Cuddy explains the immense power body language possesses in influencing others and our own selves.
Meet Pranav Mistry, digital SixthSense inventor!
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