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SixthSense: Get the open-source codeSixthSense: Get the open-source code

Posted By Nafissa

Two years ago, inventor Pranav Mistry demoed the SixthSense technology on the TED stage — and talked about open-sourcing the software behind it. SixthSense is a wearable interface that enables interaction between digital information and the physical world through hand gestures. (Watch his TEDTalk to see how it works.) As promised, Pranav and his team […]

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The first 5 TEDTalks from TEDIndia

Posted By Emily McManus

Here’s the schedule for the first five TEDTalks to be released from TEDIndia. They’re premiering here on TED.com as well as on ted.indiatimes.com — and on mobile phones at http://indiatimes.vuclip.com. Live now: Pranav Mistry’s SixthSense demo — and an amazing announcement. Premiering Thursday, Nov. 19: Devdutt Pattanaik contrasts the mythology of India and the West […]

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The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology: Pranav Mistry on TED.com

Posted By Emily McManus

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop.” In an onstage Q&A, Mistry says he’ll open-source the software behind SixthSense, to open its possibilities to all. (Recorded at TEDIndia, November […]

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The Buzz: Pranav Mistry awakens the Sixth Sense

Posted By Matthew Trost

Photo: Pranav Mistry at TEDIndia, Session 3, “Wonder. Wonders.” November 5, 2009, in Mysore, India. Credit: TED / James Duncan Davidson The genius behind the Sixth Sense technology returned to TED to present a deeper look at his astonishing invention — and share his plans for the future. Here’s what viewers had to say on […]

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An interview with Pranav Mistry, the genius behind Sixth Sense

Posted By Emily McManus

Pranav Mistry is the MIT grad student behind Sixth Sense, a tool that connects the physical world with the world of data. He and his advisor at the MIT Media Lab, Pattie Maes, unveiled Sixth Sense at TED2009, and the Sixth Sense demo premiered yesterday on TED.com — and in both places, it has fired […]

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Pattie Maes demos the Sixth Sense on TED.com

Posted By Tedstaff

This demo, from Pattie Maes‘ lab at MIT (and spearheaded by her student Pranav Mistry), was the buzz of TED2009. Sixth Sense is a wearable device with a projection screen that paves the way for profound, data-rich interaction with our environment. Imagine Minority Report and then some. (Recorded in February 2009 in Long Beach, California. […]