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Steve Mann (inventor)

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William Stephen George Mann (born 8 June 1962) is a Canadian engineer, professor, and inventor who works in augmented reality, computational photography, particularly wearable computing, and high-dynamic-range imaging. Mann is sometimes labeled the "Father of Wearable Computing" for early inventions and continuing contributions to the field.[2][3][4] He cofounded InteraXon, makers of the Muse brain-sensing headband,[5][6][7][2][3][8] and is also a founding member of the IEEE Council on Extended Intelligence (CXI).[9][10] Mann is currently CTO and cofounder at Blueberry X Technologies and Chairman of MannLab. Mann was born in Canada, and currently lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and two children. In 2023, Mann unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Toronto.

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William Stephen George Mann

(1962-06-08) 8 June 1962 (age 61)
Alma materMcMaster University (B.Sc., B.Eng., M.Eng.)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)
Known for
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Toronto
ThesisPersonal imaging (1997)
Doctoral advisorRosalind Picard