Intelligent shoes, smart rulers, and ink from pollution

INK Fellow Anirudh Sharma, part of the Fluid Interface Group at the MIT Media Lab, calls himself a ‘Chronic Inventor’. At INK2013, Anirudh demonstrates Le Chal, a haptic feedback based shoe for the blind, Glassified, a modified ruler with digital functionality, and an ingenious method of converting pollution into ink.

Recorded at INK2013, Kochi, Kerala

About the Speaker

Anirudh Sharma
Entrepreneur Graviky Labs

In 2011 Anirudh started the LeChal project. Anirudh won the MIT Tech Review TR35 ‘Innovator of the Year’ award. Anirudh’s love for using technology to inspire wonder has taken him to MIT Media Lab, where he invents across disciplines. Currently, he's working on a printer that harvests ink from pollution at Graviky Labs. He also dabbles in magic, herpetology, motorcycles, and plays the tabla.

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