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Innovation Spotlight: Patti Maes Demos the Sixth Sense

Patti MaesImagine receiving immediate, context sensitive, USEFUL information, delivered to you anytime, anywhere. At the grocery or department store, when meeting someone new, when traveling. Not information you have to search for, through a browser; but information that is relevant to your situation, and simply "appears" when you need it.

Meet "Sixth Sense."

According to the TED.org website, "This demo -- from Pattie Maes' lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry -- was the buzz of TED. It's a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine "Minority Report" and then some."

You owe it to yourself to check this out. Because this will be your life in the not-too-distant future. Thanks to Mark Jacobson for clueing us into this.

Patti Maes Demos the Sixth Sense