Koerner Hall, Telus Centre for Performance and Learning

Dr. Steve Mann Professor, University of Toronto

  • 2013

Steve Mann, PhD, and a Professor at the University of Toronto, has been recognized as “the father of the wearable computer”.  Mann was the inventor of the EyeBorg camera, named one of the 50 Best Inventions of the Year by TIME. The ideas from his recent book “CYBORG: Digital Destiny and Human Possibility in the Age of the Wearable Computer” inspired a motion picture film about his life wearcam.org/cyberman.htm said by P.O.V. to be Canada’s most important film of the year.  He has been described as a modern-day Leonardo da Vinci and is also a sculptor and artist.